What does a Senior Motion Graphics Designer do?

Motion graphics designers create artwork for the web, television, or film using visual effects, animation, and other cinematic techniques to bring their creations to life. They use their skills to create powerful stories that capture audiences and pique their interest and turn to their strong technical skills and proven ability to use software including Photoshop and 2D or 3D animation. They partner with other creative team members and key stakeholders when creating content across the various web or mobile platforms.

Motion graphics designers meet with internal and external clients to understand their needs and share their internal and external ideas. They receive and interpret feedback and constructive criticism while meeting tight deadlines and respond to user and client feedback to improve creative work. They work with art and creative teams to understand the project’s scope and objectives and select audio, video, colors, and animation for graphic design. Motion graphics designers need a bachelor's degree and a strong portfolio of work in animation.

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Senior Motion Graphics Designer Salaries

Average Base Pay

£41,640 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£30K
Median: £42K
£58K
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Senior Motion Graphics Designer Career Path

Learn how to become a Senior Motion Graphics Designer, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

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Motion Graphics Designer Ii
£33,584/yr
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Senior Motion Graphics Designer Insights

Read what Senior Motion Graphics Designer professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Projectfive
Multimedia Motion Graphic Designer
13 Feb 2020

“It is a fun place to work and I have made some great friends from working here!”

PitchWorx
Motion Graphic Designer
7 May 2021

“• Work life balance is good but around once or twice a month you’ll have to stretch.”

ViacomCBSViacomCBS
Senior Motion Graphics Designer
24 Jul 2021

“Very creative and amazing people to work with.”

Squeezed Media (UK)
Senior Motion Designer
25 Feb 2021

“The creative freedom I was given to explore style and techniques improved my work and kept me creatively fulfilled.”

WinZOWinZO
Senior Motion Graphic Designer
2 Jan 2022

“workers and I have an amazing manager who supports and is invested in developing my skillset.”

NickelodeonNickelodeon
3D Motion Designer
27 Jun 2020

“Not so great to find a good lunch place.”

Malouf CompaniesMalouf Companies
Motion Graphics Designer
4 Dec 2019

“Fun and friendly people make coming to work fun.”

BrandBerry MarcomBrandBerry Marcom
Motion Graphics Designer
14 Jan 2021

“Good place to learn and grow.”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a senior motion graphics designer

When working as a senior motion graphics designer, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are C4D, Maya, Illustration, Storyboard and Photoshop.

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