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Motion Designer/3D Artist

Berlin, Germany · Marketing

Motion Designer/3D Artist

SumUp is evolving its existing Video Team into a larger Internal Creative Agency to support the fast development of the business. We’re looking for a highly creative and technically talented Motion Designer to join this new team and help develop the SumUp Brand through moving images. In this role, and in collaboration with the Creative Director and Line Producer, you’ll play a key part in shaping the scope and influence of this new team. 

If you’re a strong team player and passionate about growing our new agency from its humble beginnings to its glorious destiny, we’d like to hear from you! 

What you’ll do

  • Engage in conceptual thinking to develop creative animations that help shape our video marketing language and transform the very beginnings of ideas into inspirational visual expressions

  • Design and produce rich motion graphic sequences containing 2D graphic, typography animation and photo-realistic 3D environments

  • Compose digital elements with live-action footage

  • Apply your technical expertise to all phases of production, foreseeing and managing challenges to free creativity

  • Supervise live shoots in all matters relating to VFX and effectively communicate with the team

  • Establish new processes and workflows and optimise existing ones to ensure a smooth-running production operation

  • Understand the needs of the different business stakeholders and apply strategic thought and planning to your ideas

  • Interpret creative briefs, demonstrate initiative and close projects whilst respecting deadlines

  • Keep yourself informed about industry developments and continually hone your craft to provide high-quality solutions 

You’ll be great for this role if

  • You have 3+ years of industry experience, supported by a degree within your field.

  • You have advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (primarily After Effects, Premiere and Photoshop) and related plugins.

  • You’re highly experienced with 2D character rigging and animation techniques, knowing how to apply them cross-media.

  • You’re highly experienced with Cinema 4D.

  • You have the ability to create graphic layouts, storyboards and animatics.

  • You have proven drawing and illustration, editing and 3D tracking skills.

  • You can provide a reel of previous work.

  • You’re fluent in English. 

Why you should join SumUp

  • We’re a truly global team of 2000+ people from 60+ countries, spread across 3 continents.

  • We get together regularly for breakfasts, team events, office parties and sports.

  • You’ll receive a budget for attending conferences and external training. 

  • We offer a corporate pension scheme, 28 days’ paid leave, free German and yoga classes, subsidised Urban Sports Club membership and other great benefits.

  • We offer visa and relocation support for you, your family and even your pets.

  • You’ll be based in the heart of Berlin, one of Europe’s leading tech hubs and most vibrant cities.

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero. 

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating powerful, easy-to-use financial solutions to help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America and the United States work together to ensure that small business owners can be successful doing what they love. 

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.