Motion Designer - Sportsnet

Date: May 25, 2021

Come play a key role in building the future of Sports & Media! Everyone wants to be part of a transformational team – and that’s exactly what we’re building at Rogers Sports & Media. A team that innovates and a team that wins.

At Rogers Sports & Media we are committed to creating and growing teams that are digital-first, fast-moving and bold-thinking and are focused on delivering impact with everything they do. Our impressive collection of assets includes media properties, sports teams, sports events & production, venues, e-commerce platforms and a close connection with our Connected Home and Wireless team. Collectively, we touch 30 million of Canadians every month!

Not only is our business strong, but so is our culture. We genuinely care about each other and working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best authentic selves to work. That starts with our firm commitment to a diverse, inclusive and safe workplace. We’re also dedicated to giving back by using our media megaphone to help Canadians who need it most. Our team is All IN on diversity and inclusion – find out more at www.allinforequity.ca.

As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are temporarily working from home.

Are you up for the challenge and the fun?  If so, consider the following opportunity!

Our creative team is seeking an experienced and passionate full-time Motion Designer with proven work in broadcast / digital / film / commercial or production capacities to work on our sports properties. Your thirst for quality work, current cultural trends, and all things creative is complimented with exceptional design skills and interest in sports (NBA, NHL, MLB, etc.). You love to think different, ideate and take ownership of projects; these are just a couple of the reasons you love what you do.

What You'll Do:

  • Embrace design direction to bring to life ideas/briefs and strategies for campaigns, production designs and all types of branding initiatives
  • Partner with our Sales group and clients to bring new ideas and amplify creative collaboratively.
  • Conceptualize and execute compelling designs from a blank canvas state
  • Be an ambassador of, and support network brands and extensions. (louder the better!)
  • Work collaboratively with all members of the team and other business areas to ensure all our brand offerings in Sports & Media are unified and strong
  • Report to the Art Director within a collaborative team of designers. (Will be a great partnership… promise.)

What You'll Have:

  • Strong portfolio with professional work examples that demonstrate concept development with excellent use of typography, composition, motion language, camera work and pace . (Let’s see what you got!)
  • Solid graphic design and production experience demonstrating how motion takes it to the next level. (not as easy as you think, impress us with your work!)
  • A strong understanding of animation and editing processes and how to bridge the two to create cool content. 
  • Demonstrate full technical and practical knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite (specifically After Effects & Photoshop) and how you go beyond knowing what the tools do. 
  • experience in Cinema 4D design development will be advantageous (modelling / lighting / special effects / dynamic camera movement & texturing).
  • Professional experience working in a post-production or in-house environment, with a strong understanding of how to work with groups of all sizes to execute on big ideas. (awesome individuals acting as One Strong Team!)
  • Ability to work under the pressure of quick turnarounds and rise to creative challenges under tight deadlines. (We like to sweat the small stuff… brilliance is in the details!)
  • Commitment to your own personal career growth with aspirations of elevating your craft. Sharing your knowledge with the rest of the team!

Here’s what you can expect in return:

  • A competitive salary and benefits that include access to our Employee Share Accumulation Program, Retirement Benefits and a variety of other perks including 50% off Rogers services and Blue Jays tickets… Go Jays!
  • A manager who deeply cares about your development and makes a personal investment in your career at Rogers
  • A team that trusts and wants to win together, ..plus share in a few laughs along the way!
  • Smart and accomplished colleagues who are focused on pushing creative boundaries and design talk. (pixels, paths and layers.. all day long!)
  • All applicants must include a link to their portfolio website or attach their design reel with recent examples of their work.

 

 
What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Creative
Requisition ID: 236225
 
Posting Notes:  Media 


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