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Sr. 3D Designer / Animator

Job Summary: BigStar Motion Design is seeking a talented Sr. 3D Designer / Animator to create and execute graphics for the film, television and advertising industries. As a creative problem solver, a 3D artist 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.



  • Conceptualize design directions with creative directors and producers.
  • Create style frames, motion tests and mood boards for pitch and client presentations.
  • Assist junior 3D artists in executing styleframes and animations for all projects.
  • 3D modeling, texturing, lighting, shading, rigging, animation, effects, compositing, and rendering.


  • 5+ years of experience.
  • Mastery of Cinema 4D.
  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite.
  • A strong 3D generalist with a solid understanding of all facets of 3D development.
  • Extensive 3D portfolio of assets created for broadcast and film.
  • Experience with Octane and Redshift a must.
  • VFX experience and Houdini knowledge a plus.
  • Thorough understanding of motion graphics, design, and typography.
  • Self-motivated and able to take ownership of a project with little supervision.
  • Strong conceptual abilities as well as an ability to execute.
  • Team player who has good communication skills and works well with others.
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment.

Benefits / Perks

  • Competitive salary and benefits, including retirement.
  • Reimbursement for continuing education classes.
  • Flexible vacation & paid time off.

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.