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JUNIOR DESIGNER/CREATIVE ASSISTANT

Big Teeth is a creative production studio that produces both live action and animated brand films for clients large and small. Our company is the type of place for smart, independent people, we aren’t the type to micromanage. We are looking for a person to provide design support for our animation department as well as Big Teeth’s own marketing and brand needs. This role does not need experience with animation but the ability to learn is there if desired. This position will be local to Chicago and be a hybrid of in-office and WFH. This is an entry-level position. (Salary Range: $37,000 - $40,000 with benefits)

 

Ideal Candidate 

  • Is design focused (very comfortable in Adobe Illustrator - knowing other Adobe Creative Cloud apps is a bonus - Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere Pro)

  • Has the the ability to think conceptually 

  • Can take direction and emulate a variety of styles in design

  • Understand and work with brand guidelines 

  • Aware of current design trends and interested in keeping up with new ones

  • Enjoys the company of friendly canines

Responsibilities 

  • Work with animation department in the following capacities:

    • Create assets (mostly in Adobe Illustrator) to be used in animation

    • Build mood boards to help develop styles for projects

    • Research and report to team on styles and trends within design/animation

  • Work with internal marketing team in the following capacities

    • Create internal templates and assets/supporting Big Teeth social media as well as The Big Teeth Small Shorts Film Festival

    • Help design and build decks or presentations for new business pitches

    • Assist in building a social calendar and posting new content

    • Maintain and update the Big Teeth & Film Festival websites as needed 

 

  • General Office 

    • Help keep office and studio organized and tidy for client visits or live action shoots

    • Participate in brainstorming for new business pitches and internal original projects