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Motion Graphics Designer / Editor in Minneapolis, MN at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As a Motion Graphics/Editor you'll use your unique combination of technical skills, outstanding communication, mixed with an aptitude for motion graphics, media design and video editing. The ideal candidate for this role must be extremely organized, detail-oriented and able to prioritize in a fast-paced environment.


  • Organize raw footage and manage media based on company workflow
  • Assemble rough story cuts - including best A-B roll
  • Sync and clean up audio and source music to enhance production value
  • Determine reshoots if necessary
  • Develop story/storyboard, build, edit, and animate video projects
  • Create motion graphics including, i.e. text fly-ins, logo stingers, animated elements/icons, lower thirds, call outs
  • Output files to specification (codec, bit rate, and resolution)
  • Help develop existing scripts to maximize impact
  • Manage simultaneous projects and prioritize tasks effectively to ensure on-time delivery of assignments
  • Work within budget and shifting time constraints
  • Communicate with stakeholders on design decisions and project development
  • Stay abreast of changing technologies and trends in the editing/motion graphics world


  • Bachelor's degree with a concentration in video production, editing, multimedia arts or related field.
  • 3-5 years experience in video, video editing, 2D and 3D motion graphics, or related
  • Experience in a professional services environment preferred
  • Expert skill level in video editing/graphics software (i.e. Adobe Creative Suite)

Key Competencies:

  • Excellent collaboration skills, a solution-based attitude, and the ability to work with people with diverse skills and backgrounds
  • Comfort in an environment of continual feedback
  • Ability to develop project from creative conception to final deliverables
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly articulate ideas
  • Handle stressful situations with poise, understanding and tact
  • Actively listens, requests clarification when needed
  • Ability to flex approach from a design and working style perspective depending on the needs of the project and client
  • Demonstrate initiative toward extending knowledge about technology/media, production process, design applications and working methods
  • Consistent willingness to go above and beyond for project deliverables, as well as one's own development
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize under narrow time limitations and/or with interruptions, to produce accurate results within quick turnaround times

Job Requirements

3-5 years experience in video, video editing, 2D and 3D motion graphics, or related