Motion Graphic Designer

  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Mar 14, 2023
Full time Design Marketing Media

Job Description

Motion Graphic Designer

The opportunity

The Motion Graphic Designer is an integral member of the internal agency team responsible for new concept conceptualization, asset production and bringing the OTPP brand strategy to life across a multi-channel ecosystem that includes both digital, motion and print. The Graphic/Motion Designer must acquire in-depth knowledge of the OTPP brand visual identity, brand standards and the Adobe Experience Cloud management system OTPP operates in.

Who you'll work with

The ideal candidate will work in partnership with copywriters, graphic designers and external agency partners to develop campaign and marketing content that delivers on OTPP’s paid/owned and earned strategy.

What you'll do

  • Work in partnership with writers and designers to develop material across all digital assets, including website, advertising, banners, videos, social media etc.

  • Ensure all material is on-brand and aligned with brand guidelines and media requirements.

  • Develop and implement digital design solutions that are aligned to the Teachers’ current brand strategy while delivering on established key objectives.  

  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of content design standard processes, specifically motion design, video and audio production.  

  • Have a proven ability to meet deadlines and lead ongoing projects, often with quick turnaround times as assigned.

  • Translate complicated business requirements, user needs, technical requirements into designs and video projects that are visually enticing, easy to use, and deeply engaging

  • Work collaboratively across the organization and play a role in brand governance while helping internal clients ensure a consistent, integrated brand perception and user-experience.

  • Build and support content development for social media and web including the development of design and video templates

  • Lead work schedule and coordinate production of design/motion deliverables, and when required oversee installation of display graphics.

  • Manage selection and coordination of suppliers

What you'll need

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (outstanding technical skills in After Effects, Premier, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign), Adobe XD an asset.

  • Proficient with online creative platforms (Canva, Creatopy)

  • Proficient using industry-standard video equipment in professional shooting environment and familiarity with exploring DIY approaches

  • Professional Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or related field preferred.

  • At least 4-years of experience in a graphic and motion design role within a large financial services organization, web shop, or marketing/advertising agency.

  • Self-learning, able to learn new tools quickly and work in a fast-evolving environment.

  • Passion, drive and ability to work creatively within a team.

  • Well organized, responsible, and dedicated, with the ability to work on multiple projects and deliver refined design in a short time.

  • Understanding of global financial markets (EMEA, APAC) an asset

  • Demonstrable portfolio of produced motion graphic and video work required



What we’re offering

  • Pay-for-performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentive

  • Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development

  • Comprehensive employer paid benefits coverage

  • Retirement income through a defined benefit pension plan

  • The opportunity to invest back into the fund through our Deferred Incentive Program

  • A flexible/hybrid work environment combining in office collaboration and remote working

  • Competitive time off

  • Our Flexible Travel Program gives you the option to work abroad in another region/country for up to a month each year

  • Employee discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis

  • Degreed: a digital platform that helps you quickly and easily discover, share, and track various learning resources — from courses to videos to articles and more

At Ontario Teachers', diversity is one of our core strengths. We take pride in ensuring that the people we hire and the culture we create, reflect and embrace diversity of thought, background and experience. Through our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), we celebrate diversity and foster inclusion through events for colleagues to connect for professional development, networking & mentoring.  We are building an inclusive and equitable workplace where our talent is respected, accepted and empowered to be themselves.  To learn more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, check out Life at Teachers'.

How to apply

Are you ready to pursue new challenges and take your career to the next level? Apply today! You may be invited to complete a pre-recorded digital interview as part of your application.

Accommodations are available upon request ( for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the country where this role is located.

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