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Motion Designer



Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Saturday, November 4, 2023

At Preply, we are unlocking human potential through learning.

We believe learning with a great tutor is life-changing. That’s why we match online tutors from across the globe with learners and empower them to create live language classes with AI-powered tools and learning materials. This is how we deliver progress, create engagement and keep our global community of learners motivated. So far, over 32,000 tutors have given more than 15 million lessons to learners from over 175 countries.

Meet the team!

Are you a marketing lover who gets goosebumps over a new campaign? Do you thrive in fast-paced environments where collaboration and creativity fuel every project?

Our ideal candidate will be a passionate and devoted motion designer (f/m/d) who’s motivated to push their own boundaries. You will join our Creative Studio as part of a multidisciplinary team composed of graphic designers, photographer/videographer, motion designers, art and creative director and you to develop video concepts for our brand.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Create engaging and highly performing ads for different types of networks (Meta, Google Ads, TikTok, etc.)
  • Inserting video effects, closed captioning, graphics, or other on-screen text to a variety of media
  • Standardize and maintain motion design guidelines, encapsulating all rules and ways of displaying information and sequences in our videos
  • Creating promotional materials for stakeholders and adjust based on feedback
  • Developing templates to reuse or share with other team members
  • Meeting with stakeholders to establish project goals and provide project updates
  • Take part in our transition to a re-brand
  • Be part of a creative team with a data-driven and performance mindset that optimizes production to fit business needs
  • Communicate with stakeholders to share evolution and drafts of your footage on projects to insure and efficient and smooth workflow
  • You’ll stay on top of the trends and bring new ideas to test
  • You will be working on multiple projects at one time, prioritizing and completing tasks in order to deliver desired outcomes within the allotted time frames
  • You are an ambassador for design culture and creative work and actively contribute to team culture and process

What you need to succeed:

  • You have 5+ years of experience as a motion designer at a branding agency, studio, or in-house brand team and a minimum of 3 years working with Performance Marketing materials
  • You have a strong portfolio that illustrates your career
  • Expert level experience in motion design
  • You are highly skilled in Adobe Premiere and After Effects, Photoshop (experience working in 3D and figma is a plus)
  • Video/photo editing proficiency
  • Great color and graphic design theory knowledge and application skills
  • History of telling compelling stories through unique creative assets and visual interactions
  • A broad awareness of branding, design, and technology trends and you've started using AI to scale design work
  • Strong organizational skills, most importantly file management and methodical workflow, and the ability to work on multiple projects at one time
  • Experience executing a project from brief through production and delivery to the highest possible standard with an excellent eye for detail
  • You are a great communicator, who not just effectively presents their solution, but also builds trustful relationships with everyone you work with
  • You are eager to learn and grow your skill-set
  • You have experience in working with tight deadlines

Why you’ll love it at Preply

  • An open, collaborative, dynamic and diverse culture;
  • A generous monthly allowance for lessons on Preply.com, Learning & Development budget and time off for your self-development;
  • A competitive financial package with equity, leave allowance and health insurance;
  • Access to free mental health support platforms;
  • The opportunity to shape the lives of learners and tutors through language learning and teaching in 175 countries (and counting!).

Our Principles

  • Care to change the world - We are passionate about our work and care deeply about its impact to be life changing.
  • We do it for learners - For both Preply and tutors, learners are why we do what we do. Every day we focus on empowering tutors to deliver an exceptional learning experience.
  • Keep perfecting - To create an outstanding customer experience, we focus on simplicity, smoothness, and enjoyment, continually perfecting it as every detail matters.
  • Now is the time - In a fast-paced world, it matters how quickly we act. Now is the time to make great things happen.
  • Disciplined execution - What makes us disciplined is the excellence in our execution. We set clear goals, focus on what matters, and utilize our resources efficiently.
  • Dive deep - We leverage business acumen and curiosity to investigate disparities between numbers and stories, unlocking meaningful insights to guide our decisions.
  • Growth mindset - We proactively seek growth opportunities and believe today's best performance becomes tomorrow's starting point. We humbly embrace feedback and learn from setbacks.
  • Raise the bar - We raise our performance standards continuously, alongside each new hire and promotion. We build diverse and high-performing teams that can make a real difference.
  • Challenge, disagree and commit - We value open and candid communication, even when we don’t fully agree. We speak our minds, challenge when necessary, and fully commit to decisions once made.
  • One Preply - We prioritize collaboration, inclusion, and the success of our team over personal ambitions. Together, we support and celebrate each other's progress.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Preply is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds can thrive. Different opinions and viewpoints are key ingredients in our success as a multicultural Ed-Tech company.

Preply will consider all applications for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or veteran status. Together, we are The World Class.