Motion Graphics Designer


LOCATIONS: Los Angeles 


We’re adding a part-time Motion Graphics Designer to join our team. Ideally, you have spent 3-5 years at an agency (or have other relevant experience), you have a strong knowledge of trends and technologies, you can execute at a high level across a broad range of clients and styles. This role will work closely with our design and client team to create, conceptualize and deliver a wide variety of 2D motion and animation elements to support various clients and projects.


As a Motion Graphics Designer at Brains on Fire, we expect you to create unique, creative, and engaging content for our clients. The position is part art, part science, and integral to client and team success.


  • Has 3+ years of experience within motion design + editing within an ad agency environment
  • Possesses strong design conceptualization and problem solving skills
  • Has the versatility to replicate/emulate a variety of styles using After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator while working in a fast paced visual effects production environment
  • Is a team player, willing to jump in across accounts when needed
  • Loves to think strategically about how to creatively engage audiences
  • Has a solid understanding of professional practices and standards
  • Skills include: After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere and Adobe CS.


A short motion/design test will be requested of all applicants.



  • Want good for us here internally and in the world. Doing well by doing good is in our DNA. We took measures to become a certified B Corporation in 2017. We challenge our own company to lead by example and uphold the core tenets of environment, employees and community.   We hire people we believe have those same core values.
  • Be a good person. We like talented people. We hire talented, awesome people.
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment. Be confident in your skills, but able and willing to check your ego at the door.
  • Be able to build and maintain positive, productive relationships with clients and the internal Brains on Fire team. We’re in the people business. We believe building positive internal and external relationships makes us better employees, a stronger agency and happier people all around.
  • Demonstrate intelligent thinking, strong organizational skills and an eye for detail and accuracy.
  • Be self-motivated, detail-oriented and able to handle multiple projects with competing deadlines. We’re a tight crew with a hefty client load. We can guarantee you’ll never be bored here, but you will need to know how to keep multiple plates spinning at the same time with a smile and a positive attitude.
  • Have a good understanding of professional printing practices and standards. Details matter. It’s as simple as that.
  • Continue to research, learn, and share new practices for our betterment.
  • Know how the web works and how our clients need to utilize our web services to be remarkable for their end users.