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Job Opening: Video Designer Specialist


Position: Video Designer Specialist
Company: University of Michigan Credit Union
Location: Ann Arbor MI US

Are you a creative video design professional looking for an exciting new opportunity? Do you enjoy telling the story of a brand through innovative and creative video production? Would you like to work for an organization that gives back to the community it serves? Then consider joining the University of Michigan Credit Union!
At UMCU our Video Designer Specialist creates and assists with the design of video graphics and production of all University of Michigan Credit Union (UMCU and EMUCU) creative and marketing materials. The selected candidate will help execute video and animation materials, ensuring brand is represented accurately while also supporting graphic design work and other projects to promote the brand.
What else you’ll be doing in this role:
  • Assist with creating video and multimedia concepts that align with marketing promotions/campaigns
  • Create compelling video content to support the goals and objectives
  • Create graphics and animations that support social media plans
  • Design 2D/3D motion graphic animations using After Effects for internal and external brand use
  • Produce and edit videos and photos to promote the UMCU/EMUCU brand in all marketing collateral
  • Responsible for multimedia production and brand storytelling
  • Assist with creating basic marketing graphics, print banners, web banners, digital ads, photography, etc.
  • Understands the creative directions that are given based on objectives
  • Participates in brainstorming sessions and/or sketching out ideas
  • Delivers accurate and creative design solutions
  • Ensures all creative work is consistent and protects the UMCU/EMUCU brand identity
  • Collaborates and communicates closely with the UMCU Brand team and other internal and external stakeholders
  • Enhances the appropriate visual direction and voice when targeting different demographics/audiences (UM vs. EMU)
  • Responsible for video and content updates for the website utilizing the CMS
  • Creates and updates the Inlighten system for all locations
What you’ll need for this role:
  • Digital Production Degree, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor in Screen Arts & Cultures, Bachelor in Television, related degree, or equivalent combination of four-year education and video graphics experience
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud (Primarily Photoshop CC and Illustrator CC)
  • Proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Adobe After Effects CC, and Final Cut Pro
  • Proficient animation skills
  • Strong and unique video and design portfolio
  • Strong understanding of transitions and sound
  • Strong understanding of typography and color theory
  • Working in Cinema 4D is a plus
  • Familiarity with the UMCU and/or UM aesthetic preferred
  • Efficient in Microsoft programs

What’s in it for you?

  • UMCU was recently name one of Michigan’s top workplaces by the Detroit Free Presses Top Workplace Awards Program as well as the Best and Brightest Top Workplaces National Awards
  • Generous medical, dental, vision, 401k, short and long term disability, parental leave and plenty of amazing perks
  • We work hard and have an excellent time doing it!
  • Great downtown Ann Arbor location and we pay for the parking!
  • What could be better than maize and blue logo wear?
  • Paid time off including personal time, sick, vacation and even give back time to volunteer in the community
  • Be part of a fast growing organization that gives back to the community it serves


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