Client Collaboratives
Shanghai

Motion Designer I-Client Collaboratives(1-year contractor)

Why join frog?

Joining frog means you’ll be joining the “pond,” a global network of studios, each with a thriving in-person and vibrant virtual culture. frogs are curious, collaborative, and courageous, united by our passion for improving the human experience through design, while each bringing our unique and diverse skills and experiences to the table. We draw on our global reach and local knowledge to solve complex problems and design innovative, sustainable solutions that touch hearts and move markets. frogs prize humour, positivity, and community just as highly as performance and outcomes. Our culture is open, flexible, inclusive, and engaging. Working at frog means being empowered to Make Your Mark on every project, in your studio, your community—and the world at large.

What will you do?

A Motion/3D Designer simply enjoys designing. Regardless of whether it’s a short sprint or a long-term project. He/She is not limited to one style, but likes to explore various design/motion variants. He/She is not limited to motion, but also enjoys working in 3D programs. Exploring the possibilities within a design system inspires his pioneering spirit and He/She likes to work it out in detail.

He/She has a distinct feeling for shapes and proportions, a refined understanding of timing and sequencing, a deep understanding of 3D space and is able to set features into motion in various styles. Still He/She is a designer, not a stylist - always having the full picture/experience in mind. Solid software skills and a hunger for creative input and output are mandatory.

He/She collaborates closely with UXUI Designers as well as the Creative Technologists. He/She supports all forms of prototyping and making experiences tangible. He/She can explain why He/She does something and how his work contributes to the common effort and results. He/She questions constantly if his work is effectively communicating what it needs to.

Responsibilities

  • Build up virtual worlds (e.g. instrument cluster) in 3D - in technical and visual excellence
  • Create great visual options using 3D skills
  • Set designs in motion and create a reasoned framework for transitions and animations
  • Preparing a variety of reference animations, prototyping, and asset production
  • Help creating a learning environment that supports exchange and creates visual variety
  • Active learning and adapting expertise from seniors
  • Guidance for Trainees and Juniors

Basic Qualifications

  • Degree in design or comparable vocational training
  • 3 years of experience in designing broadcast graphics / complex and realistic 3D objects
  • Good knowledge of texture mapping and shaders, lighting, rigging, camera lenses, focal length, camera movement, etc.
  • Professional software skills with 3D tools (e.g. Cinema 4D) and timeline-based tools (e.g. After Effects, Protopie or Principle)
  • Solid design studio software skills (Sketch, Adobe CC Suite, Keynote, Microsoft Office)
  • Interested in the latest topics in interfaces, technological innovations, product advancements and automotive innovations
  • Good knowledge of current design and 3D advances and standards

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with prototyping is a big plus
  • Open minded and eager to learn and improve
  • Team player personality
  • Willing to travel

Equal Opportunities at frog

frog is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

frog is a global business with teams working across the world. To help us process your application, please ensure that your application documents (CV, cover letter, portfolio, etc.) are all in English.