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Impact Networking Video Animator in Lake Forest, Illinois

Impact was founded in 1999 by B2B industry veterans with a strict focus on office equipment hardware. Over the past 20+ years Impact has grown to become a leader in the business process optimization space. Impact is a fierce driver of progress and technology in an otherwise in an antiquated industry. From managed IT/cloud services to document management to branding and design, Impact has utilized a unique blend of software and hardware to develop a turnkey solution for any business looking to streamline their operation and maximize efficiency.

Highlights…

  • Based in Chicago, Impact has a strong sense of pride in their hometown. They are long-time sponsors of the Chicago Blackhawks, Cubs and Bulls, among others. Impact even has a stadium named after them in an effort to support a local baseball team.

  • As the company expanded to Los Angeles, Impact continued their support of local teams in a sponsorship of the Los Angeles Kings and a partnership with the STAPLES Center to create the Impact Sports Bar & Grill Bar on the main Concourse.

  • 350% increase in YOY hires.

  • Rapid growth plans to expand to multiple offices throughout Southern California.

THE OPPORTUNITY: ANIMATOR

Impact is looking for a driven Animator for our Corporate Marketing / Video team. This person is required to possess both technical and creative abilities to be able to effectively create motion graphics and animations for multiple different types of marketing and video projects. This role will be responsible for developing motion graphics and bringing them to life with top notch quality for specific projects. As a member of our growing Corporate Marketing / Video team, the Animator will play a critical role in ensuring the team’s success in completing creative marketing/video projects on a deadline.

  • Make realistic 2D or 3D animations for a variety of uses (such as website motion graphics, videos, graphics, special effects)

  • Use of storyboards to plan animations

  • Create animations and illustrations with 3D modeling software

  • Manage time and meet deadlines

  • Produce images that come to life on screen

  • Stop frame or stop motion animation

  • Create high-quality animations by utilizing both hand key animation and motion capture data

  • Brainstorm and conceptualize ideas, with the ability to produce concept sketches and quick concept edits

  • Comprehend and execute direction from the lead animator or animation supervisor

  • Create expressive character animation portraying a wide range of emotions

  • Work closely with the Video and Marketing team to create animations for projects

The ideal candidate uses digital software and other techniques to create moving images that tell stories or provide information. An Animator is required to possess both technical and creative abilities to be able to effectively create the vision of a project. Individuals in this position usually have experience working with creative software and have a keen eye for creative digital design.

Qualifications, Skills & Abilities: 

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in animation field

  • Bachelor’s degree in animation, computer graphics, fine arts, or related discipline preferred

  • Ability to multitask and work toward several milestones on various projects simultaneously

  • Ability to understand the desired outcome of a project when meeting with project leads and the ability to bring them to life

  • Excellent communication skills are required to have a solid understanding of project scope and implementation

  • Ability to collaborate well with other creative professionals to supply stakeholders and project leads with top-notch finalized products

  • Creative and artistic

  • Can work within multiple different illustration and animation styles

  • Drawing skills

  • IT skills

  • Work well as part of a team and be able to take direction

  • Take criticism well

  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills

External Company Name: Impact Networking LLC

External Company URL: http://impactnetworking.com

Street: 13875 West Boulton Boulevard

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