Market Research Jobs & Careers - Animator/Video Editor :: Head Office Strines

We’re searching for a talented Animator/Video Editor to join our market research agency, helping us reshape and expand our deliverables for a variety of big-name clients. 

Preferably with 1-2 years’ proven experience, we are ideally looking for someone who is a proficient and quick video editor, confident creating short animations independently with a good level of skill in graphic design (however, we are willing to consider a university graduate who’s excelled in their relevant degree and is talented enough to ‘hit the ground running’ with a commitment to independent development). 

Collaborating with our Head of Creative Services, you’ll be the main animator/editor for the agency alongside our current 2D design offerings. Day-to-day, you’ll be working with client assets, creating short animations of our research findings or as stimulus for respondents; creating own-brand animations with in-house assets for proposals and pitches; video editing footage/voxpops etc. and generally supporting our current graphic design offering.

You’ll have a clear passion for motion graphics and be abreast of new technology & plugins and keep up to date with latest visual trends and developments in motion graphics and animation. You’ll be able to manage workload and priorities, alongside being punctual and reliable with excellent interpersonal communication skills, working in a large agency environment.


Technical expertise & experience:

·       Sound experience of animation and design projects from concept to delivery.

·       Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite: After Effects (knowledge of AE plugins), Premiere Pro,

        Illustrator, Photoshop (InDesign is an advantage).

·       Ability to create short animations, edit, crop and collate video clips and voice-overs.  

·       Ability to use sounds effects and add background music.

·       Knowledge of visual effects such as compositing, motion-tracking, and rotoscoping. 

·       Knowledge/understanding of movement, camera angles, weight, 2D character movements. 

·       Understand the basic principles of shooting footage (open camera) import, export,
        knowledge of formats (especially web formats and use of video across social media platforms).

·       Excellent time management skills, being able to complete projects to deadlines.

What you can expect…

·       Creative freedom and independence to take a leading role and showcase your talents.

·       An opportunity to advance your graphic design abilities.

·       An opportunity to work with big-name, household brands as well as our house-style.  

·       Join a thriving; expanding company, we’ve experienced double-digit growth for the past 11

·       Beautiful rural office location, approx. 20mins outside Manchester with a second office in
        Leeds city-centre.  


Let us know why you’d be a perfect fit for the position by applying on the link below. With regards to your portfolio/showreel, please email directly to

Salary: subject to experience

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