Specialist, Animator (Visual Effects & Audio Production) at 9mobile Nigeria

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 position below:

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

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

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