Freelance Motion Designer



Belfast, UK
Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024

As a Senior Freelance Motion Designer, you will collaborate closely with our Brand & Marketing Design Team to produce compelling motion graphics that align with our brand identity and marketing objectives. Your creative expertise and technical proficiency will play a key role in elevating our visual storytelling across various platforms.

As our Motion Designer at Signifyd, you will create unique and innovative content to raise brand awareness, support existing users and booster sales. Your day-to-day will vary between full-time production of videos and storyboarding/ideation of future videos with the content team.


  • Conceptualize and Execute Motion Graphics:
    • Develop innovative and visually striking motion graphics for marketing campaigns, social media, and other brand-related initiatives.
    • Translate creative briefs and brand guidelines into captivating visual stories.
  • Storyboarding and Visualization:
    • Work closely with the design team to translate concepts into detailed storyboards and visual representations.
    • Provide input and creative insights during the ideation phase.
  • Animation and Editing:
    • Create seamless animations and edits that enhance the overall visual appeal and storytelling.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate motion graphics into video content.
  • Brand Alignment:
    • Ensure all motion graphics align with the established brand guidelines and effectively communicate the brand message.
    • Contribute to maintaining a consistent and recognizable brand identity.
  • Project Collaboration:
    • Collaborate with designers, marketers, and other stakeholders to understand project requirements and deliver exceptional motion design solutions.
    • Communicate project timelines and ensure timely delivery of high-quality work.
  • Stay Updated on Industry Trends:
    • Keep abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in motion design.
    • Integrate innovative techniques and technologies into motion design projects.

About You

  • You are an Agile team player who enjoys collaborating with a high-performing group.
  • You are a self-motivated and positive person that collaborates well with others.
  • You are creative, resourceful, and dedicated to fully understanding the problem before reaching a solution.
  • You have the desire to push the boundaries of how a brand shows up in the world.

Must have (Requirements)

  • You have a degree/diploma in Design, Fine Arts, or a related field
  • You have prior experience as a Motion Graphics Designer as well as a strong portfolio of sample projects
  • You possess strong knowledge of Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere Pro or similar tools
  • You have a keen eye for design and aesthetics
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • You are organized and can prioritize effectively
  • You have excellent communication skills and can clearly articulate your ideas
  • You are a strong team player who can collaborate effectively with different stakeholders

Nice to Haves

  • Experience working across functional teams (engineering, product, marketing, customer success, and more).
  • Experience building and following processes and procedures that allow an organization to scale.
  • A desire to learn new tools and techniques and share them with the team.
  • The constant drive to stay up-to-date with the latest industry news and developments.
  • Experience with B2B, and more specifically ecommerce.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

We also want to provide an inclusive interview experience for all, including people with disabilities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations to candidates in need of individualized support during the hiring process.