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Senior Motion Designer (m/f/d)

Our Animation Team is looking for you as  Senior Motion Designer (m/f/d) for our location in Munich or Berlin. As Senior Motion Designer you will immediately support our Animation team to breathe life into our video characters. You have at least 5 years of professional experience in Motion Design and you like taking on responsibility for projects. You like our style and you would like to support us with your talent and experience. You are also passionate about science and would like to be responsible for exciting projects? You want to work in a young team in a collegial atmosphere? Then our team is the right place to work for you!

Your tasks

  • Independent animation of YouTube and other client projects
  • Reliable and diligent implementation of our animation styles
  • Project management for YouTube and/or other client projects
  • Close cooperation with our Illustration and Project Management teams
  • Managing small project teams

Your profile

  • Several years of professional experience (5-7 years) in Motion Design
  • Experience in project management
  • Very good command of Illustrator & After Effects
  • Confident in working with Expressions und Plug-Ins
  • Good command of Character Animation (DuikBassel, Rubberhose)
  • Enthusiasm about science topics
  • Flexibility, empathy and creativity
  • Ability to think in conceptual and abstract ways
  • An eye for detail and instinct for principles of animation
  • Very good communicator who enjoys feedback culture
  • Good German and English language skills

Our profile

Kurzgesagt is the largest European science and knowledge channel on YouTube with more than 16 million subscribers.
Our mission is to get people all over the world excited about science and to make knowledge accessible and exciting. That’s why we produce high-quality videos for our YouTube channel on the topics of space, biology, technology and philosophy. A mix of serious and entertaining topics. For our store, we create elaborate products related to our kurzgesagt world of topics which also inspire thousands of people outside the kurzgesagt universe worldwide.

We offer

  • Collaboration in the continuous expansion of the science brand kurzgesagt with insight at one of the largest YouTube channels originating in Germany
  • Diverse and exciting tasks and projects
  • Perspective and opportunity for development
  • Collaborative and independent work in an environment with flat hierarchies
  • Interaction with creative, enthusiastic people
  • Option of (partially) working remotely
  • A collegial working atmosphere including company parties and other team events
  • Financial contribution to memberships in fitness studios and to public transport tickets, free beverages, fresh fruit and sweets
  • Working in the middle of Munich (near the central station) or in Berlin Kreuzberg
Are you interested?

Please send your application documents including your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectation by E-Mail, with the subject “Senior Motion Designer”, to Daniela Görzen at