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Motion Designer

  • DAZN
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • 17/05/2024

Job Description

Would you like the opportunity to bring communications/marketing briefs to life? Does working on creating and producing innovative, visually stunning, and effective work that drives business performance globally sound like a great next step in your Design career? In our In-House Creative Services team, you’ll join a group of Creatives, Designers and Production staff who help bring the DAZN business to life and support the growth of our fast-growing global sports streaming service!
As Motion Designer you will use your conceptualization skills to execute motion graphics to engage with clients on calls and collaborate with staff and freelance artists. If you have experience structuring projects and taking ownership from start to finish and are interested in joining a dynamic and collaborative team then this could be the perfect environment for you!
This role would suit anyone who has worked in a generalist role who has great storytelling, style frame creation and creative development skills, as well as a keen eye for typography and a specialises in 2d animation. You will have the chance to translate marketing and promotional briefs to create and innovate, visually stunning work that tell stories that cut through, build our brand and drive business performance.  The role will suit a candidate who has some experience in video editing, and who has experience & knowledge of a live sports broadcasting environment.
The world of Sport is the beating heart of DAZN and so a passion for sport and a general interest in this area would be hugely beneficial for a successful candidate.
If this sounds like a great next step for you, and you would love to be a part of the creative team that brings the DAZN business to life then we would love to hear from you!

This role will be based in our Leeds office.
Benefits include access to DAZN, 25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), private medical insurance, life assurance, pension contributions up to 5%, family friendly community including enhanced parental leave, electric vehicle benefit option, free access for you and one other to our workplace mental health platform app (Unmind), learning and development resources, opportunity for flexible working, and access to our internal speaker series and events.

As our new Motion Designer, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • To create effective digital designs for promotional/advertising campaigns in response to 360 briefs for (Video, web, email marketing, corporate & other briefs)
  • Commissioning and/or directing illustrators, animators and photographers. You will be able to work independently and to contribute design skills & experience to the team.
  • Respond to briefs with conceptual ideas and be able to pitch them confidently.
  • Work alongside creative colleagues/stakeholder to interpret briefs and to create the best work.
  • Pitching work to stakeholders and clients both internally and externally
  • To follow brand guidelines and tone of voice.
  • To work to formal and informal creative briefs.
  • Take onboard feedback and translate that into your work.
  • Be an advocate for DAZN Studios in the wider business and externally.
  • Oversee your work through the post production process

You'll have:

  • Motion Design experience
  • Strong conceptual and creative design, art direction & typographic skills
  • A link to your portfolio including up to date work on your CV is required Adobe creative suite After Effects, Photoshop, Premiere & Illustrator
  • Great understanding of composition
  • A good eye / Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Marketing, advertising, and brand-building experience
At DAZN, we bring ambition to life. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. So, if you want to push boundaries and make an impact, DAZN is the place to be. 

As part of our team,you'll have the opportunity to make your mark and the power to make change happen. We're doing things no-one has done before, giving fans and customers access to sport anytime, anywhere. We're using world-class technology to transform sports and revolutionise the industry and we're not going to stop. 
AMBITIOUS – people who want to make a big impact and drive DAZN forward. 
INVENTIVE – people with bright ideas who deliver great new experiences for our customers – and improvements for our business.  People who come up with better, simpler ways of doing things. 
PASSIONATE – people who are proud of our product, our content and our business – and love to shout about it.  People who love what they do and show commitment every day. 
BRAVE – people who take difficult decisions to help us focus on improving DAZN, our performance and our results. 
SUPPORTIVE – people who know that we achieve more as a team than as individuals.  People value inclusion and look out for each other, helping their colleagues enjoy their work and develop their careers.  People who consider others before making decisions. 

At DAZN, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment that values equality and diversity, where everyone can contribute and have their voices heard. This means hiring and developing talent across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations, gender identities and abilities. 

Everyone has the opportunity to make change and impact our DEI journey by joining our ERGs: Proud@DAZN, Women@DAZN, Disability@DAZN and ParentZone.
If you’d like to include a cover letter with your application, please feel free to. Please do not feel you need to apply with a photo or disclose any other information that is not related to your professional experience.
Our aim is to make our hiring processes as accessible for everyone as possible, including providing adjustments for interviews where we can.
We look forward to hearing from you.