Video and Motions Graphic Specialist (Job description)
Careem is the everyday Super App for the greater Middle East. A pioneer of the region’s ride-hailing economy, Careem, which was recently acquired by Uber is expanding services across its platform to include mass transportation, payments, and delivery.
Careem’s mission is to simplify and improve the lives of people and build a lasting institution that inspires. Established in July 2012, Careem operates in more than 100 cities across 13 countries and has created more than one million income generating opportunities in the region with headquarters in Dubai and Berlin, and offices around MENA.
About the Role
This role is based out of Karachi / Lahore, Pakistan and reports to the brand director. You will be part of the brand and reputation team and will be responsible for developing visual concepts to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate Careem’s different stakeholders.
We are looking for an exceptional video and motions graphic specialist to join our team. You are a visual storyteller with a passion for great design and the ability to achieve it.
You will create high-performing marketing communication assets and work closely with the brand and reputation team on different projects.
The purpose of this role is to develop creative content as per the Careem brand guidelines for the brand & reputation team and various functions across the organisation.
As a video and motion designer specialist, you will be working closely with the central brand team on creative ideas and will be responsible for timely development and delivery of all creative content.
Examples of tasks include, development of social media content (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter), informational videos, video editing, overseeing shoots and assisting with production related tasks.
You will also be involved in the creative ideation process for various campaigns.
Use Premiere, After Effects and other similar tools to create and edit videos, motion design elements, animations, and more
Assist with production and post-production processes, follow scripts, and execute complex edits
Design and edit within brand guidelines and work alongside the team to meet deadlines
Design & produce animated video content from scratch with minimal existing footage (eg. vector illustrations turned into an animated video)
Assist in creating video treatments and storyboards for video ideas
Develop design aesthetics that align with brand identity and guidelines on all projects
Actively propose styles of motion graphics to improve the quality of content
Work with marketing and brand teams to understand project scope and objectives, and actively contribute in the creative
Mentor and share knowledge with more junior members of the creative team across Careem
Be an active advocate of anything and everything that’s creatively inspiring
Manage and deliver projects, sometimes to tight deadlines whilst still maintaining a high quality of work
Handle multiple projects at once, switching between them with a can-do attitude
7+ years of video editing and motion graphics experience; production experience is a plus
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in video production and motion graphics
Expert in After Effects and Premiere
An excellent understanding of Adobe Creative Suite
Proficient in using design softwares such as InDesign and Photoshop
Must have camera production and lighting knowledge
Must have a portfolio, reel, and / or samples - an interesting portfolio that showcases a variety of projects demonstrating a wide range of motion graphics skills
Agency experience working with high profile clients is a plus
A clear understanding of how video content differs across various devices
Strong and effective communication skills; must be collaborative and creative
Must have excellent design, typography and layout skills. Attention to detail is critical
Fluent in English
Experience of working in a fast-paced iterative environment - incorporating feedback, launching quickly, setting measures for success and continuously shooting for the moon