Video and Motions Graphic Specialist (Job description)

 

    General Overview 

 

Careem is the everyday Super App for the greater Middle East. A pioneer of the region’s ride-hailing economy, Careem, which was recently acquired by Uber is expanding services across its platform to include mass transportation, payments, and delivery. Careem’s mission is to simplify and improve the lives of people and build a lasting institution that inspires. Established in July 2012, Careem operates in more than 100 cities across 13 countries and has created more than one million income generating opportunities in the region with headquarters in Dubai and Berlin, and offices around MENA.

 

    About the Role

 

This role is based out of Karachi/Lahore, Pakistan and reports to the brand director. You will be part of the brand and reputation team and will be responsible for developing visual concepts to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate Careem’s different stakeholders. 

 

We are looking for an exceptional video and motions graphic specialist to join our team. You are a visual storyteller with a passion for great design and the ability to achieve it. You will create high-performing marketing communication assets and work closely with the brand and reputation team on different projects. The purpose of this role is to develop creative content as per the Careem brand guidelines for the brand & reputation team and various functions across the organisation. As a video and motion designer specialist, you will be working closely with the central brand team on creative ideas and will be responsible for timely development and delivery of all creative content. Examples of tasks include, development of social media content (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter), informational videos, video editing, overseeing shoots and assisting with production related tasks. You will also be involved in the creative ideation process for various campaigns. 

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Use Premiere, After Effects and other similar tools to create and edit videos, motion design elements, animations, and more
  • Assist with production and post-production processes, follow scripts, and execute complex edits
  • Design and edit within brand guidelines and work alongside the team to meet deadlines
  • Design & produce animated video content from scratch with minimal existing footage (eg. vector illustrations turned into an animated video)
  • Assist in creating video treatments and storyboards for video ideas
  • Develop design aesthetics that align with brand identity and guidelines on all projects
  • Actively propose styles of motion graphics to improve the quality of content
  • Work with marketing and brand teams to understand project scope and objectives, and actively contribute in the creative 
  • Mentor and share knowledge with more junior members of the creative team across Careem
  • Be an active advocate of anything and everything that’s creatively inspiring
  • Manage and deliver projects, sometimes to tight deadlines whilst still maintaining a high quality of work
  • Handle multiple projects at once, switching between them with a can-do attitude

 

 

      Requirements

 

  • 7+ years of video editing and motion graphics experience; production experience is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in video production and motion graphics
  • Expert in After Effects and Premiere
  • An excellent understanding of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proficient in using design softwares such as InDesign and Photoshop
  • Must have camera production and lighting knowledge
  • Must have a portfolio, reel, and/or samples - an interesting portfolio that showcases a variety of projects demonstrating a wide range of motion graphics skills
  • Agency experience working with high profile clients is a plus
  • A clear understanding of how video content differs across various devices
  • Strong and effective communication skills; must be collaborative and creative
  • Must have excellent design, typography and layout skills. Attention to detail is critical
  • Fluent in English
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced iterative environment - incorporating feedback, launching quickly, setting measures for success and continuously shooting for the moon

 



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