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Junior Motion Graphics Assistant

About Kindred

Over the last 20 years, Kindred Group has brought together 9 brands, which together form one of the largest online gambling companies globally. With so many proud achievements to look back on, our future goal is simple – to be the number one operator across all our markets.

 

 

As a listed and regulated company, Kindred Group pays great attention to player safety and sustainability. Our purpose is to transform gambling by being a trusted source of entertainment that contributes positively to society. Our goal is that 0% of revenue is derived from harmful gambling.

 

 

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Junior Motion Graphic/Edit Assistant to join our Video Production team.

 

 

You will be working directly with creative directors, writers, producers as well as the wider creative design team.  The role requires assisting in all areas of post-production, such as editing, motion graphics and animation, prepping incoming edit material for the senior editors, quality control of content and responding to general enquires. You should have knowledge and experience in all aspects of video production stages and using appropriate software such as After Effects, Premier and Illustrator. Good organisational skills for archiving, restoring and retrieval are essential. Enjoy using your initiative to help solve problems and work as part of a team.

 

 

If you have genuine passion and a good understanding of motion graphic/animation principles and best practices, an interest in learning new skills working in the industry and confidence in your creativity, have 1 to 2 years' experience working in a creative environment with a showreel to demonstrate your work, then this could be a fantastic opportunity for you and your career.

 

 

Day to day responsibilities­

  • Assist the main operators on video productions in After Effects and editing software Premier or Davinci
  • Taking on your own projects from start to finish to create compelling eye-catching edits, motion graphics & visual effects for social media and TV 
  • Respond and fulfil day to day job requests/email requests e.g., locating and delivering previous projects and source files, small amends to previous projects and re-delivering.
  • Sourcing project material, compiling consolidated project material lists under specific jobs and drive purchases efficiently via media asset managers and producers.
  • Downloading & archiving assets to appropriate server locations, prepping assets ready for editors
  • Library duties include Logging hard drives etc and updating their location in the spreadsheet, managing set rushes, transcoding to proxy viewing files and creating backups to the appropriate server locations
  • Quality control final picture and report QC fails/issues to operators, helping resolve any picture/spec issues with main operator before release of final masters and deliverables
  • Learn and develop creative video & technical Post-production knowledge
  • Develop a good understanding of the character and personality of all betting brands
  • Work closely with different teams and departments, from all territories, across all of Kindred's global brands 

 

 

Your experience & traits

  • Lots of initiative and a proactive attitude
  • Good organisational skills for archiving, restoring and retrieval, someone who takes pride on keeping things in order
  • Positive outlook & excellent communication skills
  • Natural problem solver
  • Confident in After Effects and animation as well as some knowledge of curves and easings in the graph editor
  • Basic Photoshop and illustrator skills for prepping and updating
  • Knowledge external plugins for After Effects such as Red Giant & Video Co-pilot
  • Some editing experience in DaVinci Resolve, Premier or equivalent
  • Experience of Rotoscoping
  • Good understanding of traditional animation principles/techniques
  • Solid design foundation – confident and informed use of colour, natural sense of balance, composition and an eye for well-presented aesthetic outcome
  • An interest in the betting industry/a love of sport/gaming/esports
  • Most importantly, a genuine passion and drive to provide each and every client with the best creative solution

 

 

Valuable but not essential experience 

  • Knowledge of post-production best practice and workflows eg; offline and Online editing
  • 3D experience in Cinema 4D or similar applications
  • Understanding and appreciation of audio use and applications in post-production
  • Past experience working on & delivering TVC's/social media content to channels
  • VFX Compositing, tracking, roto & object removal

 

 

Kindred Benefits

  • Life assurance, income protection, Personal private health cover.
  • 25 annual vacation days.
  • £300 a year wellbeing allowance.
  • Charity Days – up to 3 days paid leave to support charity related activities.
  • You will be automatically enrolled into the Kindred LTS Pension Plan.
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and shared parental leave policy.

 

 

Application process

Click on the "Apply Now" button and complete the short web form. Please add a covering letter in English to let us know your motivation for applying and your salary expectation. Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch soon.

 

 

Kindred is an equal opportunities employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. As such we oppose all forms of discrimination in the workplace. We create equal opportunities for all our applicants and will treat people equally regardless of and not limited to, gender, age, disability, race, sexual orientation. We are committed not only to our legal obligations but also to the positive promotion that equal opportunities bring to our operations as set out in our sustainability framework. Kindred has an ESG rating of AAA by MCSI.

 

 

Job alerts

Not suited to this role but interested in working at Kindred Group?

 

 

We are always on the lookout for talented, passionate people to join our global teams so if you'd like us to let you know when suitable jobs come up, please click on “Register for Alerts”.

 


 
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Location
London
Kindred House, 17-25 Hartfield Road, Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom, SW19 3SE
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  • Office:
    London
  • Type of Employment:
    Full Time Permanent
  • Reference Number:
    MAR1215
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