Career Opportunities at 9mobile – Jobs Today

9mobile is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Specialist, Content Creator (Motion Graphics)

Location: Lagos, NG

Job Summary

  • Create motion graphics and animation forthe website, YouTube channel and social media handles
  • Use visual effects, animation and othercinematic techniques to animate static designs, scripts and productinformation.

Principal Functions
Operational:

  • Identifying, determining, and drawingthe characters he/she will use in his/her animation project.
  • Modelling the characters with the use ofanimation software such as Blender, Maya 3Ds Max, or several other animation orgame engines.
  • Developing animation concepts andrequirement as agreed with head, marketing communications, creating artwork andsketches, utilizing animation software tools, and providing support to themarketing communication units and the business at large.
  • Creating motion graphics contents forthe digital platforms
  • Merging images withbackground graphics and special effects
  • Integrating 3-D components into brand’svideo materials
  • Create high-quality animations byutilizing both hand key animation and motion capture data
  • Create prototypes and mock-ups of newtypes of products
  • Brainstorm and conceptualize ideas, withthe ability to produce concept sketches and quick concept edits
  • Give and receive constructive, creativefeedback across teams
  • Taking an active part in the editingprocess
  • Overseeing and directing the work ofanimation from 3rd party suppliers or agency partners
  • Working cooperatively with agencypartner production crew such as designers, directors, and so on
  • Managing projects efficiently andensuring that all deadlines and expectations are met
  • Developing comprehension of human andnonhuman motion and expression
  • Utilizing specialized computergeneration software such as Maya, Flash, and After Effects
  • Coordinating with outside agencies, artservices, web designer, marketing, printers, and colleagues as necessary.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projectswithin design specifications and budget restrictions
  • Work along the creative direction forthe company as well as brand guidelines
  • Collaborate with other members of themarketing team to amplify the activities of Marketing Communications unit.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by theHead, Marketing Communications especially the animation of the product scripts

Educational Requirements

  • A first degree in any field
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years post NYSC proven work experience in an industry-related field will be an advantage.

Experience, Skills & Competencies
Knowledge:

  • Computer proficiency: ability to work with computers, and must be able to use specialized animation software such as Blender and Maya
  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography, print, and the web
  • Knowledge of Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, Sketch, InDesign, and other graphic design software

Skills:

  • Communication and interpersonal skills: Function as part of a team. Must have a positive attitude and be a team player
  • Listening and speaking skills: Understand and convey accurate information for creating the requested animation.
  • Time management skills: Meet scheduled deadlines.
  • Creativity: Generate ideas and bring them to fruition.
  • Ability to pay particular attention to detail, since modelling animation characters and developing a comprehension of human emotion requires special detail
  • Computer proficiency, as an animator is expected to work with computers, and must be able to use specialized animation software such as Blender and Maya
  • Ability to draw and make sketches, and utilize animation software tools
  • Must be able to take direction, communicate with other artists, as well as external contractors, and work with other team members to ensure that art and animations are properly implemented
  • Ability to illustrate and storyboard
  • Must be able to prioritize, multitask, and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong design, communication, and project management skills

Behaviour:

  • Outstanding workethic, character, integrity, and professionalism

Interested and qualified candidate should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Specialist, Animator (Visual Effects & Audio Production)

Location: Lagos, NG

Job Summary

  • To create computer-generated animations and special effects on screens of digital devices.
  • To enhance the video content and visual effects to the works of the Motion Graphics artist and Videographer.
  • Create imagery that is either impractical or impossible to film can only done as CGI using computerized technology, including, but not limited to, animations, fixing up details for videos/grading, commercials, product information videos, and other multimedia materials.

Principal Functions
Operational:

  • Creating visual effects and animations using computerized technology and software applications.
  • Realizing and creating CGI characters.
  • Producing visuals for social media, video games and mobile applications.
  • Creating simulations and mockups to be viewed based on briefs by Marcomms Head
  • Troubleshooting any issues with animations and enhance the productions of the Motion Graphics designer and Videographer during postproduction
  • Creating storyboards to understand the images needed for the storyline and where the images should be used.
  • Adhering to tight deadlines and other constraints in order to meet production times.
  • Following product and brand guideline and instructions.
  • Brainstorming with artists and designers externally to discuss digital animation concepts, gaming ideas, and progress on current projects.
  • Supervises the day-to-day activities of the audio-visual contents on our digital platforms and reports to the Head Marketing Communications
  • Assist pre-production planning and on-site production activities
  • Deliver high quality product on time and within the resources available
  • Identify best practices for video and evolve daily operations as necessary
  • Oversee video collection to ensure all media is archived appropriately and can be readily obtained
  • Responsible for coordinating resources and the budget.
  • Other responsibilities include completing software upgrades, developing methods to improve on deliverables and quality of content created by the audio-visual team

Educational Requirements

  • A minimum of 4 years of relevant experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience (must include experience in a video production environment)
  • A sizeable portfolio of VFX contents
  • Experience with live streaming is a plus
  • Excellent organization, planning, and communication skills
  • BS degree in Film Studies, Creative Art, Cinematography or related field will be an advantage

Experience, Skills & Competencies
Knowledge:

  • Strong working knowledge of software tools, including Houdini, Unity, Dreamweaver, Adobe CS5, and Autodesk Maya.
  • Excellent computer skills and attention to detail.
  • Good drawing skills and creativity.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Strong communication and active listening skills.
  • Knowledge of shooting and editing videos
  • Ability to provide a wide range of A/V technical support
  • Demonstrated skill with video editing software platforms, specifically proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and Final Cut Pro X
  • Extensive knowledge of video production equipment
  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography, print, and the web
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, InDesign, and other graphic design software

Skills:

  • Communication and interpersonal skills: Function as part of a team. Must have a positive attitude and be a team player
  • Listening and speaking skills: Understand and convey accurate information for creating the requested edit content
  • Time management skills: Meet scheduled deadlines.
  • Creativity: Generate ideas and bring them to fruition
  • A collaborative mindset and ability to work with varying and changing needs
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Ability to operate and carry camera equipment
  • Video editing experience using Premier Pro
  • Adept at prioritizing through efficient organizational skills
  • Strong professional work ethics
  • Creative mind and storytelling skills

Behavior

  • Outstanding work ethic, character, integrity, and professionalism

Interested and qualified candidate should:
Click here to apply

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