Motion Graphic Designer

Job description

Ocean Finance is a leading financial technology business offering a wide range of personal and business finance products, such as credit card, loans and a range of financial wellbeing solutions to our customers.


We are a fast-growing business with a fast-paced and dynamic working culture, where the customers and their needs are at the heart of everything we do, and where creativity and innovation is our second nature.


At Ocean Finance we believe in making finance more accessible to people with limited capacity of doing so, by building products and services that help our customers to seamlessly achieve their financial goals.​


Our core values

  • Professionalism
  • Respect
  • Humility
  • Passion
  • Openness
  • Trust

This is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate and driven motion designer to work within an exciting multi-disciplinary team. You will play a key role in supporting the design team and will work on an array on both digital and brand based projects. This is an opportunity to create a visual motion style for our brand and work alongside our Head of Design to produce engaging campaigns and projects that truly resonate with our customers.


You will be able to take briefs from members of the team and work in fast paced environments, delivering outstanding work on time and on budget.


We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a desire to learn and develop, someone with a desire to achieve great things in a fast-paced and energetic environment


Job requirements

Role and Responsibilities

Working directly with the Head of Design and other team members, the candidate will be expected to have:

  • 2-3 years experience in an in-house or agency environment
  • Experience in creating first class motion design and animations, video and animated content is important in engaging our audience.
  • A good understanding of UI design, where there are opportunities to create compelling motion experiences to enhance a user’s journey through our digital platforms.
  • An ability to work from a concept to job completion
  • Respond positively and proactively to briefs, always looking for opportunities to add excitement and value to all projects
  • Work with digital designers to enhance and aid user centred design
  • Support the design team in creating and developing marketing campaigns, digital designs and brand projects
  • Maintain awareness of industry trends and advancements and champion new innovative ways of working.
  • Present work confidently to the team and to stakeholders
  • Have an infectious drive for creativity and impeccable attention to detail


Skills:

  • A portfolio that demonstrates your creative talent and your affinity for motion and animation. We’re looking for someone with a true aptitude for design as well as motion
  • Proficient in storyboarding and the process of creating motion graphics
  • An understanding of UI design and how motion can have positive impact on a users experience
  • Proficient across the Adobe Creative Suite - After Effects, Premier Pro essential some 3D desirable like Cinema 4D or Blender as well as Final Cut Pro
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • A level-headed demeanour under pressure

Your benefits

We believe that a good business is all about its people, and therefore we offer this extensive set of benefits:

  • 30 vacation days (in addition to bank holidays)
  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary bonus package
  • Extensive pension contribution
  • Sick pay
  • Personal allowances for wellbeing, broadband, home office and more
  • Dedicated time to give back to the community
  • Access to Perkbox with a large number of Perks and freebies, including free Audible audiobook subscription
  • A diverse culture built on trust, autonomy, openness and collaboration
  • Commitment to your personal and professional development - growing you is part of our overall success story
  • Pension & annual salary review
  • Freedom to work remotely or (based on situation) from our Manchester, Greece or Cyprus offices
  • Opportunity to travel and collaborate on different sites
  • Mental Health & First Aid support
  • Employee Assistance Program