Motion graphics designer

Use software and techniques to create digital or visual graphic images for web, television and film.

Duties and tasks

  • Compile images, video and audio
  • Cue and set up timings
  • Design and develop motion graphics
  • Resolve creative challenges

Skills required

  • Creativity and artistic abilities
  • Problem solving skills
  • Technical skills
  • Visual communication skills
  • Attention to detail

Working conditions

Motion Graphics Designers typically work regular Monday to Friday hours, but may need to work evenings or weekends in order to meet deadlines and work on projects. They work in offices, workshops or design studios using a variety of computer and digital software equipment. They may need to travel locally to meet with clients regarding projects and objectives.

Professional associations

Australian Graphic Design Association
The Australian Computer Society
The Design Institute of Australia (DIA)

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  • Art Director (Advertising)
  • Commercial Artist
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  • Video editor

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