Junior Animator

Job Title: Junior Animator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Royal Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £22000 - £26000 + 23 days holiday + Gym membership
Reference: MDSL-A1
Contact Name: Luke Mendoza
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 27, 2017 11:03

Job Description

MDSL is a fast-growing enterprise software solutions company based in Tunbridge Wells. Our solutions put global businesses in control of their technology lifecycle, enabling them to understand and optimize how they use Telecoms and Market Data.

The successful candidate will be able to produce informative and entertaining videos and animations, and ensure our global sales and product teams maintain a modern, well presented appearance for official MDSL documents and materials. You will be expected to produce videos from a brief through to completion, including the sourcing of soundtracks, audio effects and subtitles. There will also be an opportunity to work with interactive videos.

Projects will be varied, requiring videos for the following:

  • Introductory videos for our homepage explaining what the company does
  • Individual product videos
  • MDSL’s careers page
  • Frequent corporate videos as a record of our ‘open days’
  • Other social company events
  • Interviews with experts from MDSL and our partners
  • Highlighting industry trends which will affect our target audience

 In addition, you will be required to assist the Creative Director with the design and ordering of:

  • Merchandise
  • Trade Show Banners
  • Webpages
  • Presentation Documents (PowerPoint, Word, pdf)
  • Datasheets and Infographics
  • Print Media

  You will need

  • Experience using relevant software packages; After Effects, Premiere Pro / Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • A showreel/portfolio
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Confidence to suggest new technologies for the marketing department to utilize - both software and hardware.
  • An emphasis on creating content which is both informative and entertaining
  • Good organisational skills, with exceptional attention to detail
  • Jquery/Javascript/HTML5 skills advantageous
  • Photography/Videography skills an advantage
  • Upon receipt of your application, we may give you a short project for you to demonstrate your ability.

Salary: Competitive Market Rate (Incl. 23 days annual holiday)

Benefits (Following a successful probation period):
Private health insurance for you and your immediate family
Local gym membership
Contributory pension scheme

We're growing fast in an energetic, modern, and fun office environment and there are plenty of opportunities for extra-curricular activities! MDSL holds regular golf, bowling and football tournaments, and we are the proud defending champions of both the Creaseys' Annual Charity Rounders Tournament and the Tunbridge Wells Charity 10k Run.

We hold a big summer and Christmas party each year, and the occasional Free Pizza day to greet the new starters.