Design Director, Motion Graphics

New York, United States · Design · DDMO001 expand job description ↓


Hello! We are jones knowles ritchie

We’re an award-winning and proudly independent creative branding agency with offices in London, New York, Singapore, and Shanghai. We grow businesses by creating unmistakable brand stories that come to life through design, film, brand experiences, and beyond. We work for some of the most famous brands in the world, amplifying and celebrating what makes them unique to help them get noticed and chosen.The Role

Director of Motion Graphics

We are looking for a Design Director to head up a Motion team in our New York studio. You will have the opportunity to creatively lead projects for leading brands such as Dunkin', Budweiser, Burger King, Target, M&M's and more. Motion is a growing part of the JKR offer and we have recently received awards for our work for including a gold Clio, a One Show Award and D&AD pencils. In the first instance you will have a team consisting of an Editor, an Animator and a Visualiser to support you in realising creative ideas. You will also collaborate with our team in London across a range of projects.

You will be taking, shaping and creating briefs with our clients. From there you will work with your team and the wider creative team to create inspiring and innovative creative work and then lead the team to deliver the final result. As this is a fairly new offer from the agency we are looking for someone who is up for defining and creating the role. Also someone who has a bit of hustle and can spot and realise creative opportunities. There will be some hands on work but we really want is a creative leader and a conceptual thinker, who sees their ideas in motion.


Broad portfolio experience across animation, art direction, production and film

Conceptual thinker

Consumer brand experience

Great team leadership


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