Animator - 6 months FTC (TO-A6679)
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Hello, we're Utility WarehouseWe help people get on with their lives and spend their time how they want to. And that sure isn't thinking about utilities...We offer our Customers simplicity, savings and permanent peace of mind - with one bill, great value and no need to ever switch again. For our distributors - who we call UW Partners - they can run their own business and reach the goals that matter to them. And for our people, we provide clear opportunities to help them achieve both their professional and their personal ambitions.A bit more about usYou probably won't have heard much about us, but we're one of the UK's biggest, home-grown success stories of the last 20 years. We're a FTSE 250 business and knocking on the door of £1 billion in annual revenue.But in two decades of phenomenal change and growth as a business, there are two things that have remained constant:We bundle together all our Customers' home services into a single monthly billWe don't acquire new Customers directly - we work with 45,000 Partners around the country who recommend our services to their friends, family and people they knowAnd we know we're onto something - we were the Which? 'Utilities Brand of the Year' in 2020 - but we're only just getting started.The RoleIn a nutshell, we want a creative animator who can evolve our animation style to bring excitement to the UW brand. We're looking for someone to support our ever growing Creative team, who possess a creative passion for improving their own craft as well as evolving and pushing on the UW brand through motion.Exemplary craft skills and attention to detail are a must; applied to everything from simple social assets and campaigns to collaborating with our Film team on larger narrative driven video content, you'll help the department answer a variety of engaging and challenging briefs from around the business.What you will doYou'll take your lead from the Brand and Communications team and help us to improve the quality and efficiency of our creative outputs.You'll work closely with the marketing and creative teams across a range of varied projects and requests.We'll need you to manage a number of briefs at one time, and deliver these on time, on brand while constantly looking to improve the quality.It's essential that you can flex from concepting and ideation to delivery of finished assets in equal measure, day to day.You'll assist with the development of creative for digital campaigns.You're brimming with new ideas, insights, processes and techniques to better the ways of working and the output of the business.A bit more about youYou've held an animation role for 5-7 years or more in either an in-house team or brand and design agency.You're used to working in a fast-paced multi-disciplinary environment - working collaboratively with marketing, creative, product owners and various other departments.You're a great time keeper and a self starter when it comes to organising your workload.You can interpret a brief and turn it into digestible content.You're able to work to short deadlines and take a pragmatic approach to re-organising your work to help others achieve business goals.You've got good presentation skills and can talk about your thoughts and ideas with confidence.You've got a great knowledge of digital communications; formats, specifications, and platforms.You love to storyboard the ideas in your head, and turn a static image into a narrative through motion.You are a master in a variety of software including Adobe Creative Suite, and After Effects. Preferably you'll also have experience in other platforms such as Premiere Pro, Cinema 4D, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Animate, Redshift or similar rendering softwareYou've got the ability to illustrate and bring creative flare to existing assets.One of our business tools is the G Suite; Gmail, Gdrive, Google Slides, Google Docs etc, so you'll know your way around that too.You pick up subtle nuances, and you love the challenge of applying these to your own work while pushing and developing an existing established style.This is your opportunity to join an established and dynamic business that's going through significant change and has huge growth potential.A very competitive basic salary, some great benefits and the potential to join our share option scheme.UW's offices are based in Colindale, North London. Due to the current circumstances and government guidance the majority of the business is set up to work remotely, including the Design team and the role of Animator. As part of this unprecedented shift in the way we work, we will continually be reviewing how best to collaborate and work together with the safety and well being of staff as a priority. This could potentially involve a more permanent move to a mixture of remote and onsite workingIf this role sounds like it was made for you, please get in touch and tell us why. If it doesn't, but you still like the sound of working at UW drop us a line anyway. We're hiring in all sorts of positions across the business.
2 weeks ago
London, City of London, United Kingdom