Motion Graphic Artist/Sound Designer

Pinnacle Advertising is looking for a Motion Graphic Artist/Sound Designer who will Never Settle! Pinnacle’s culture of finding a fresh approach by looking at things differently, and absolute trust and integrity are at the core of our values. We believe a great agency does what’s right for its clients, and its people — no matter what. The Motion Graphic Artist/Sound Designer must have enthusiasm for storytelling and dedication to their craft. They must be self-motivated, hardworking, and willing to tackle all tasks presented before them. The Motion Graphic Artist/Sound Designer must be familiar with a fast-paced, deadline driven, creative environment. They will be responsible for the editorial and finishing of high-quality commercial video content, along with special projects that need extra sound design and audio. This person must have experience with all aspects of motion graphics animation, video production, audio, and editing. They must be able to collaborate and work well with others as well as work independently managing your own time as you work on multiple projects at once. The Motion Graphics Artist/Sound Designer should be highly proficient in editorial and production workflow for broadcast and web delivery. This person will work directly with creative personnel, account coordinators, and production personnel.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creates and/or refines graphic elements for all content including TV, web, digital, and presentations
  • Specializes in sound design and audio mixing for their own projects, along with assisting the team of Editors
  • Experience producing VO work and working with voice talent
  • Help develops audio solutions that complement different visuals
  • Works closely with production staff and account team; works collaboratively, but can also take creative criticism
  • Is a strong creative problem solver under tight deadlines
  • Has an extensive knowledge of motion/animation, typography, color, composition and imagery
  • Able to prepare media files to be shared across multiple digital platforms (ie. Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, etc.)
  • Strong digital asset management and organization

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

  • Proficient in Adobe After Effects
  • Proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Proficient Adobe Audition
  • Experience in Adobe Photoshop
  • Experience in Adobe Illustrator a plus
  • Experience in Cinema 4D a strong plus
  • Ability to work well under pressure and with multiple deadlines
  • Candidate must be a creative and enthusiastic solution-oriented team player
  • Superior project management, organizational, prioritization, and follow-up skills
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt easily to suit the needs associated with a national advertising agency
  • Proficient in knowledge and understanding of different video codecs and best practices associated with them

EDUCATION AND FORMAL TRAINING:

  • Vocational Degree or Bachelor’s degree in video related field or equivalent work experience (3-4 years).
  • We are open to self-taught with a strong portfolio applicants

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Normal business hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
  • Extended hours as well as weekend work may be required
  • Currently working from home but will be returning to the Schaumburg office down the road

Job Type: Contract

Experience:

  • Video Editing: 2-3 years

Education:

  • Associate

 


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Pinnacle Advertising is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, perceived pregnancy, childbirth, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, medical condition or other characteristics protected by state or federal law, is prohibited.

 

LOCATIONS

Chicago, IL

1435 N. Plum Grove Rd., Suite C
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173

T. 847.255.0000

Scottsdale, AZ

4250 N Drinkwater Blvd
Suite 300-49, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

T. 480.296.0160

San Francisco, CA

1350 Ocean Avenue
Emeryville, CA 94608

T. 415.659.3900