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Associate Designer / Animator

Job Summary: BigStar Motion Design is seeking a talented, Associate Designer / Animator to create and execute graphics for the film, television, and advertising industries. As a creative problem solver and artist, you will help develop stories across a broad spectrum of graphics initiatives, such as: branding & identity, documentaries, show packages, promotional teasers, advertising, and more. The ideal candidate must efficiently collaborate and see the project through to delivery, working critically alongside a team of creatives and strategists alike.

This is a full-time staff role with benefits and will require working onsite in our New York studio. Our office operates on a hybrid work model - work from home Fridays, in office Mondays - Thursdays.



  • Support and generate original conceptual, and creative  ideas with the rest of the design team.
  • Be involved throughout the project, ensuring delivered results that exceed expectations.
  • Create, design, and animate where necessary, in collaboration with others or  individually to suit the task at hand.


  • Previous Design Studio experience preferred.  
  • Ability to work efficiently, handling a vast variety of problems at the same time.  
  • Experience preparing presentations with strict deadlines. 
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite - InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Bridge. 
  • Proficient in After Effects and C4D. 
  • Detail Oriented, proactive & organized. 
  • Communicates well with others, remains calm under pressure. 

Benefits / Perks

  • Competitive salary and benefits, including retirement.
  • Reimbursement for continuing education classes.
  • Flexible vacation & paid time off.
  • Dental insurance coverage.
  • Health insurance coverage.
  • Holiday Pay.
  • Health & wellness.
  • Student loan assistance program.

A little about us

Were more than just a design shop or motion studio.

̸  Studio

An award-winning creative studio with a singular focus: telling the bigger story.

̸  Work

A multidisciplinary blend of design, animation and live action that elevates brands, campaigns, films and series.

̸  What we do

We bring stories to life. We create icons. We connect to people.

̸  Telling the bigger story

We're an award-winning group of artists and makers who love nothing more than creating something iconic.

Most of the time, we let our work do the talking. But we're also not afraid to talk about how our work can elevate yours. How we can take stories and make them into something bigger. Something that is going to resonate with your audience and make people stop and take notice. Whether it's through design, motion graphics or live action content, we do it all in service of telling the bigger story.