Motion Editor/Animator

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Motion Editor/Animator

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The primary role of the Motion Editor/Animator is to use their animation and editorial skills in postproduction to work with internal teams to create video content for Wray Ward’s clients.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities as Motion Editor/Animator

  • Support Motion department projects in postproduction using skills in video editing, motion graphics, 2D animation and 3D animation

  • Work within our in-house postproduction studio and be a part of the Motion team’s postproduction process that may include working with agency creative teams in initial conception and ideation

  • Participate in the postproduction process to assist, complete and/or deliver projects

  • These duties can include, but are not limited to, project setup, transcoding footage, logging dailies, creative editorial, motion graphics setup, basic motion graphics animations, basic 2D animation, beginner-level 3D animation, outputting of final deliverables and uploading deliverables to final destinations

  • Special activities as requested

Additional Responsibilities as a Member of the Motion Team

  • Quick thinker and solutions finder on-site and on deadline

  • Flexible and able to adjust to changing timelines and schedules

  • Attend and actively participate in relevant team, agency and client meetings

  • Participate in ideation, brainstorming and creative thinking

Communication Skills

  • Able to follow and interpret directions during the fast pace of a video shoot and under deadline in planning
    and execution

  • Conduct clear, candid and professional communication with team members

  • Able to delegate shared duties with team members

  • Listen well and solve problems to achieve the most effective outcome for the client, team and agency

  • Develop strong relationships across the agency and with agency clients

  • Represent the team and Wray Ward in a positive manner in all endeavors

Additional Responsibilities

  • Be accountable for delivering high-quality work on time and on budget

  • Be a team player, inspiring trust and teamwork among the team and throughout the agency

  • Demonstrate a passion for always doing the best work

  • Collaborate among multiple departments effectively and efficiently

  • Conduct business with a conscientious, straightforward and dedicated work ethic

  • Respect all equally — internally and externally

  • Passionately uphold the agency brand, culture and values


  • Motion animation and Video editing portfolio

  • Basic skills in Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Media Encoder

  • Basic understanding of how to deliver video content via social media channels

  • Proficiency in DaVinci Resolve a plus

  • Proficiency in After Effects plug-ins and advanced animation techniques a plus

  • Proficiency in Cinema 4D a plus

  • Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not the practice of Wray Ward to sponsor individuals for work visas

Our Mission

Day in and day out, we will passionately create the most innovative, engaging and effective work in the home category — we will live it, we will breathe it and we will own it.

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This job description serves as an overall summary of responsibilities for the position outlined. Please note it is subject to change with specific expectations associated with the position.

Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not the practice of Wray Ward to sponsor individuals for work visas. Wray Ward participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States.

Wray Ward is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Culture Alignment

At Wray Ward, we firmly believe that internal and client relationships are a key to our success. Certain attitudes define how we work and are important in what we seek for our culture and mission. Key Agency attitudes are: