Lead Animator

Chicago, Illinois, United States · Creative



Demo Duck creates videos that tell stories, educate customers, explain the complex, and humanize brands. We’ve produced hundreds of videos for everyone from startup founders to the Fortune 500.


We’re looking for a talented animator who can work with internal and external talent to deliver top-quality animation on our projects. This person would be charged with ensuring everything we do from a motion perspective, whether it be internal or external, is of the highest caliber. We’re looking to round out our creative department that currently includes two Art Directors with respective concentrations in cel animation and live action video production.

  1. Develop 2D animations and live action video graphics
  2. Provide art direction to freelance creatives
  3. Take a hands-on approach to motion in working with freelance creatives
  4. Communicate design and motion ideas to clients
  5. Work closely with Producer from project start to finish
  6. Help Creative Director develop custom visuals for pitches and treatments
  7. Participate in team brainstorms
  8. Help identify and recruit creative talent
  9. Perform motion design work as needed for sales, marketing and internal projects. May include blog materials, infographics, social content, passion projects, and presentation materials.
  10. Assist with motion graphics as needed for live action videos



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