General Details

Position title: Motion Graphics Team Lead

Reports to: Motion Graphics Manager

Purpose: The Motion Graphics Team Lead will understand the design elements of projects, inspire other creative workers, and keep projects on time.

Job Description

Key Duties:

  • Supervise and ensure the visual quality of every delivery of the motion graphic department by overseen the work of artists and animators.

  • Determine the overall style desired for each project and articulate the information to the artist.

  • Cooperate with the rest of the creative team.

  • Take work from concept to final execution within deadlines.

  • Manage and delegate responsibilities to artists, designers and animators and provide directions.

  • Encourage creativity and productivity

Required Skills:

  • Great interpersonal and communication skills - to direct creative workers and to see other people's point of view and cope with criticism. And to work well as part of a team with a range of people.

  • Creativity - to come up with interesting and innovative ideas on design, illustration and animation deliveries.

  • Leadership skills - to be highly motivated and well organized to direct and motivate other artists even under pressure.

  • Time management skills - understand how to balance competing priorities and multiple projects while meeting deadlines.

  • Excellent visual aesthetic sense and creative visual skills


What is our way of working?

We empower every and each one of our teams members to do their best in order to create an awesome and positive impact on our customers. We are results oriented in a culture based on trust and transparency.


What a typical day like?

 Team leads are always moving from one task to another, from talking to creatives, to looking to pipeline analytics, always making sure the team is creating the right templates efficiently.


What is the process, from idea to final product?

 We have a calendar of needed templates that are assigned to your team by the Head of Content. From that point on, it is your task to make sure these get delivered with quality and on time. In the case of animation, the product goes from the static art creation where all the visual assets are made to the animation team where everything comes alive.


How can I contribute to the team?

Team Leads are a very important part in the Placeit structure. As a one of them, you could contribute to the success and growth of our artists, our animators and Placeit as a company. You can propose better processes or pipelines to deliver our templates in a quicker way, or maybe automate certain parts of the process to avoid mistakes.


Can I contribute with my own style and knowledge?

Yes. Diversity makes everything stronger, innovative and creative peoples will be always welcome.


What is the goal of the department?

 Our goal is to creative beautiful and highly versatile templates that our users can modify to create their own video. We want to make sure anyone can make something beautiful, even if they don’t have design skills.


Which metrics do we use to guide the department?

 Amount of templates and template variations created per week.