Motion Graphics Designer

    • El Segundo, CA

Requisition ID: 56002

All Locations: El Segundo, CA (California)

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, you'll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration - to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you'll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?

Responsibilities

The Visualization and Immersive Technologies Department (VITD) develops a wide variety of innovative tools and applications to support civil, commercial, and national security space systems. From virtual and augmented reality, to web, cloud, and desktop visualization; VITD evaluates and creates unique visual experiences that present data and analysis to key decision makers. We are looking for a motion graphics designer that can join our team. The motion graphics designer will be tasked with transforming complex engineering prototypes and concepts into modern animations, 2D graphics and storyboards.

Key Functions
• Develop 3D animations and motion graphics
• Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
• Experience presenting concepts to a variety of engineers, management and customers
• Ability to create style-frames and storyboards for engineering concepts
• Create and animate UI designs and conceptual UX graphics and videos
• Assist with management and integration of digital art assets in Unity game engine
• Solid understanding of color theory
• Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently, and able to communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients
• Desire to learn new visualization tools

This position can be filled as a Motion Graphics Designer or a Sr. Motion Graphics Designer

Qualifications

Required for Motion Graphics Designer:

  • Bachelors of Art in Animations, Digital Arts, Industrial and Advertising Art, or similar discipline
  • Two or more years of work experience developing 3D motion graphics and animations with Adobe After Effects, Cinema4D or similar
  • Experience with the Adobe Suite and film editing tools
  • Must be able to multitask, prioritize, and manage multiple projects at once
  • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively within a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to reiterate directly with customers to capture the vision of their projects in concept art or storyboards
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance which is issued by the US government. US citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.


Required for Senior Motion Graphics Designer:
  • Bachelors of Art in Animations, Digital Arts, Industrial and Advertising Art, or similar discipline
  • Five or more years of work experience developing 3D motion graphics and animations with Adobe After Effects, Cinema4D or similar
  • Fluency with the Adobe Suite and film editing tools
  • Must be able to multitask, prioritize, and manage multiple projects at once
  • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively within a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to reiterate directly with customers to capture the vision of their projects in concept art or storyboards
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance which is issued by the US government. US citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.


Preferred
  • Understanding of physics-based movements to create realistic animations
  • Interest in UX design
  • Experience creating and texturing models in 3DS Max, Autodesk Maya, Blender or equivalent
  • Ability to learn Unity game engine framework and/or 3D modeling packages


Transcript Requirement

Transcripts are required for this position.

Additional Requisition Details

Clearance Requirement: None

Access: None

Polygraph: None

Relocation Available: Yes

Employment Type: Regular

Work Schedule: Full Time

Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

All Aerospace employees working in organizations with technical responsibilities are required to apply for and maintain at least a Secret clearance. U.S. citizenship is required for those positions.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion,genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email atieo.mailbox@aero.org. You can also reviewThe Equal Employment Opportunity is the Lawposter andthe supplement, as well as thePay Transparency Policy Statement.

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