Motion Graphics Designer

New York, Salary:Negotiable

About Social Chain

This is Social Chain. A global social media agency. We deliver tangible results that have a long term transformational impact on progressive brands. We use the latest technology to drive strategy, the right minds to inspire creativity, and over 386 million people to maximise distribution. We currently have offices in Manchester, London, New York and Berlin. Interested in joining us? We’re always looking out for the next generation of talent to join our expansive team of creatives. We’re not looking for generic CVs, we’re looking for originality and a proven passion that grabs our attention.

Job Description

Our creative team is looking for a driven, social-obsessed editor who has experience ideating and producing assets for all major social media platforms (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and beyond.) You’ll be working with an ambitious, fast-paced team of social media experts, ideating and creating assets for a wide range of clients. 

You should have experience creating content at scale for social media platforms, whilst also exhibiting expertise in motion graphics and animation. You are a self-starter who exhibits resourcefulness and demonstrates initiative to lead on creating proactive concepts and interpreting briefs from the creative team. 

We’ll be leaning on your expertise to create content which is:

  • Bold: Our goal is to stand out against a busy, saturated social landscape. We believe in the inherent value of creating content which is fresh and innovative.
  • Culturally relevant: You must have your finger on the pulse of popular culture, and the ways in which social media creators and influencers drive the landscape forward. 
  • Platform first: Understanding the nuances behind each social platform and how content should be optimized to achieve the highest engagement possible. 

  • What You Will Be Working On:

    • Produce creative assets with motion graphics for social first content, distributed on platforms such as Instagram, TIkTok, Youtube, Twitter and Facebook. 
    • Liaise with strategists and creatives to develop content that is engaging and relevant to each social platform
    • Work with a wide range and quality of video and static imagery - from a collection of photography to short video clips - and turning them into content assets built for individual platforms and audiences
    • Participate in storyboarding, development, and post-production of design or video concepts from inception through completion.
    • Assist in establishing internal creative and production processes and advise on and address client feedback in an efficient manner
    • Stay on top of social media content trends, especially on TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter. 
    • Align with copywriter and social media manager on social-first copy that speaks to different audiences and elevates the brands’ Tone of Voice

    Candidate Requirements

    Who We Are Looking For:

    • Proficiency and experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) and editing suites such as After Effects and motion design software. 
    • Ability to interpret briefs and produce creative solutions for assets using motion graphics and animation. 
    • You have a passion for social, gaming, and culture. You have your finger on the pulse of pop culture and what's trending digitally
    • Shows a demonstrable passion, curiosity and experience in making creative content on social media platforms - Tweets, TikTok videos, Instagram visuals, Youtube edits
    • You’re a self-starter who uses their initiative to bring fresh perspectives and new concepts to the team
    • You have the ability to digest and interpret topline briefs, adding your own creative spin and pushing the boundaries creatively, whilst remaining conscious of brand guidelines and visual identities.
    • You are an efficient communicator who can articulate their ideas clearly and explain the ‘why’ behind their creative decisions.

    Additional Info

    Why Join Social Chain

    • Joining Social Chain means becoming part of the Social Chain family! You’ll get to work with an incredible team of dedicated, collaborative, hilarious, and kind people. We put the happiness and prosperity of our team members first, always. 
    • The chance to work with a global team of innovators with a track-record for leveraging owned media, technology, and insights to build brands that earn a meaningful share of people’s lives. 
    • Our mission is to put the brands we work with at the forefront of what’s possible through first, fearless, and ever-changing social-first campaigns. 


    • Unlimited vacation (we really mean it)
    • Health Insurance
    • 401(k)
    • $100/month gym stipend
    • Pre-tax transportation benefits through Swipe-N-Save
    • Monthly virtual wellness events
    • Team activities every week