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Are you the animator we are looking for?

If it doesn’t move it doesn’t count… If that’s what you live by then we are looking for you!

The Kinetic is looking for a talented and dedicated mid-weight motion designer to join our energetic and innovative studio. We are a passionate motion design and digital creative agency with a background in conceptually strong and well crafted work.

The position requires a hands-on, independent thinker with a passion for design and motion graphics. We are looking for someone with a positive attitude towards tight deadlines, good communication skills and a willingness to solve problems. Requirements would include conceptualisation, rollout of motion graphics and animation content.You should have 2-4 years experience with a diploma or degree from a reputable college or university.

Specific requirements include:

  • Mad motion design and animation skills
  • Meticulous understanding of After Effects, Media Encoder with basic Photoshop and Illustrator skills (prepping for animation)
  • 3D motion design and animation platforms
  • Experience with VFX (rotoscoping, tracking, compositing)
  • Conceptual and strategic thinking
  • Creation of detailed animated elements for a variety of clients, including broadcast, online, explainer videos and corporate communications

Desired Skills:

  • Fastidious eye for detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Self motivated and a willingness to learn
  • Clarity when communicating your creative vision and the ability to collaborate within a team
  • Reliable


  • Cinema 4D or other 3D package
  • Cinematography
  • Editing knowledge with basic understanding of Premiere

Additional info :

The Kinetic is based in Rosebank Johannesburg in a creative hub at 138 Jan Smuts surrounded by galleries and other creative agencies.Rosebank Gautrain is within 1km, with a bus stop around the corner from the studio. Rosebank Mall is also 1km away.

Send your portfolio, cv and reel to (if you do not send a portfolio or reel you will not be considered)

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