Motions Graphics Specialist

Job Type

Full Time




1250 H St NW
Suite 200
United States


The Motion Graphics Specialist works with the creative team to create engaging video and motion graphics that drive people to action and manages workflow for a variety of video projects.

This position is based in our office in Washington DC and is seasonal through Election Day, with the potential to become permanent based on mutual interest and business needs.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Create and edit digital videos from start to finish – this includes a variety of motion projects ranging from composited text, graphics, stock footage, and effects over footage to completely animated videos
  • Independently develop creative concepts and make design decisions (text design, motion graphics, visual and audio effects)
  • Oversee and actively track timelines, project communications and deliverables for a variety of video projects, in both video editor and project manager roles
  • Ensure there is adequate visual conceptualization and direction in scripts provided to video editing and production contractors
  • Quality assurance of video projects
  • Find and manage stock video and B-roll, voiceover artists and background sound
  • Ensure deadlines are met in a fast-paced work environment, and communicate necessary timeline adjustments to the team when needed
  • Communicate and collaborate with a team to come up with creative strategy and direction
  • Make recommendations about the company’s video production equipment needs and processes


Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills Required: 

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (especially Adobe After Effects and Premiere) and understanding of the most up-to-date video software, tactics, and trends
  • Knowledge of media asset management platforms and solutions
  • Top-notch project management skills — excellent organization, communication, flexibility and attention to detail
  • Quick editing skills with an eye for type and design fundamentals
  • Strong sensibility for compelling pacing, music, graphics, type, and storytelling
  • Professional demeanor; ability to work well with people at all levels and ability to navigate relationships with other creatives
  • Superior project and time management capabilities within a fast paced, high productivity environment
  • Demonstrate the ability to anticipate and effectively communicate and solve practical problems or issues
  • Highly motivated, action oriented, and client focused
  • Interest or experience in progressive politics is preferred


Required Education and Experience:

  • 2 years+ of motion graphics experience
  • 2 years+ of video editing experience
  • 2 years+ of project management
  • Bachelor’s degree in design-related discipline is preferred


How to apply:

Please send your resume, a cover letter, and a link to your demo reel to with the subject line MOTION GRAPHICS SPECIALIST. No calls please.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement