Motion Graphics Designer (Contract)

San Francisco, California, United States
14 Jul 2020
10 Sep 2020
Who is Allbirds?

At Allbirds, we believe in using business as a force for good. We're a global footwear and apparel brand with roots in New Zealand and our headquarters in San Francisco. Since 2016, we've been on a mission to prove that comfort, design, and sustainability aren't mutually exclusive. Our commitment to creating better things in a better way is fueled by a belief that the fashion industry needs to focus less on flash and more on thoughtfulness. And as a certified B Corp, we're dedicated to making the most sustainable products we can using premium natural materials - designed for life's everyday adventures.

Where we need help

Allbirds is seeking a talented motion graphics designer to join our growing team. We're looking for a creative, forward-thinking, and highly skilled designer to be responsible for developing, designing and executing a variety of motion graphics projects from concepts to production to post production. This role will support our creative, marketing, and performance teams and produce content that will live across our digital channels, from email to youtube to connected TV. 

What does the job entail?
  • Collaborate with art directors, editors, directors, and graphic designers to bring stories and concepts to life.
  • Create original motion graphics for digital channels, video end cards, website UI updates, text animations, etc.
  • Work with editors to provide animations to complement video projects
  • Create style guides for particular campaigns as it relates to lockups, graphics, and motion treatments
  • Help ideate our motion guidelines and brand motion identity with the team
  • Conceptualize, create storyboards, and design using different styles and approaches for deliverables as needed.
  • Develop thoughtful creative work that relates back to the overall strategy
  • Help evolve and elevate the Allbirds' brand by creating and maintaining a high visual bar across all digital touch points.

What kind of person are we looking for?
  • 6+ years in motion design and/or motion graphics (studio, agency or freelance)
  • Understand process through concept - storyboard - styleframes - animation
  • Comfortable with sound editing and light color correction
  • Experience partnering with an Art Director to brainstorm and collaborate on concepts and direction
  • You are an expert in After Effects, Premiere, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Are an independent, collaborative partner who can handle multiple projects with minimal oversight
  • Strong knowledge of digital, social, and video content
  • Strong typography, visual, and experience design sensibilities.

What can we offer?
  • Competitive Hourly Rate
  • Special Employee Pricing


Allbirds is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Allbirds policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, marital or veteran status, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member), sexual orientation, pregnancy, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits discrimination based on a perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.

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