Surprise.com is on a mission to help people make a positive impact on themselves, their teams, and their communities. Our flagship product, Surprise for Teams, is the worlds first and only Success
OS. Surprise for Teams makes it fun and irresistible to perform better, which creates a positive, long-lasting impact on people and their organizations. We’re looking for a Senior Motion Designer to join our growing Marketing team. An ideal candidate is someone who’s an excellent communicator and collaborator, who can power through projects independently but thrive just as much in a high-bandwidth team setting.
So if you’re eager to work on a highly creative and gutsy brand, to push the barriers of how Surprise.com moves within our product, illustration and typography we want to hear from you What will you be doing? Crafting high quality creative motion design work and motion graphics systems (including but not limited to: product UI, custom animations varying in length for our site, social channels and special projects);
Advising on, and helping evolve, the motion identity of Surprise.com to be articulated within our master brand guidelines;
Helping lead design team contributors on motion graphics, animation and video editing projects;
Overseeing and leading the creative approach and execution of campaign design systems and projects with multiple deliverables that typically include motion graphics;
Collaborating with fellow designers and product managers to deliver delightful content;
Interacting cross functionally as an advocate and facilitator for brand design;
Directing external partners and vendors when necessary to ensure the brand vision, tone and voice is always coming off appropriately and successfully;
Maintaining brand consistency while looking for ways to elevate the brand keeping it fresh and innovate. What are we looking for? Bachelor’s degree or college diploma in illustration, animation, motion design, or a related field;
An online portfolio demonstrating strong conceptual thinking and impeccable craft with speed and efficiency across a variety of projects;
Strong knowledge of visual design theory and fundamentals (e.g. Art and Visual Perception, Color theory, Form, Branding, Anatomy);
Exceptional skills across a variety of design disciplines, with an unwavering commitment to the highest quality of design;
Emotional intelligence to think through design problems with partners and arrive at thoughtful and surprising solutions. What skills will come in handy? Experience in motion graphics as it relates to mobile-first product UI design;
Solid 2D character and object rotation; BFA or MFA from a top design program, e.g. SCAD, RISD, Pratt, RCA, etc.
, were committed to hiring builders who are inspired by our teams guiding principle: to derive a tremendous sense of purpose from the inner quest for excellence itself, being driven from within to make anything we touch be the best it can be. We take pride in developing deep user understanding, obsess about the details, and go the extra mile to show our users we love them.
We are first and foremost customer driven engineering, product and design collaborate as equals to create a phenomenal end user experience. Our design philosophy Crafting emotional user experiences driven by delightful design is a core company value, and deeply embedded into our team’s DNA. The expansive (and ever-evolving) illustrative universe of our product is unique, yet inspired by best-in-class design cultures from companies like Apple, AirBnb, Lyft, Spotify, Duolingo, and many others.
Check out our Dribbble profile to get a feel for our brand aesthetic. Benefits A team of extraordinary people, working hard to better themselves and further our mission;
Competitive comp and equity;
Company-paid medical, dental and vision;
And, of course, we get Surprises internally.