Best Buy Motion Designer/Editor in Richfield, Minnesota


Job Title:

Motion Designer/Editor

Location Number:

905320-215-Brand Content & Creative Strategy

Job Description:

The turnaround is over! Be a part of Best Buy’s transformation!

Best Buy is the world’s largest consumer electronics retailer, offering advice, service and convenience – at competitive prices – to the consumers who visit its websites and stores more than 1.5 billion times each year.

Job Overview:

The Motion Designer/Editor plays a critical role in creating internal and external facing videos which directly impact our employee and customer experience, which requires thinking and acting creatively, time management, a positive and forward-thinking approach, and technical proficiency. This person is responsible for conceptualizing and executing leading edge motion graphics and editing solutions with our internal team and clients. This person will transform ideas and scripts into visual stories, support video with graphic design and innovate while working within brand and campaign guidelines. They will create advanced level original and unique content under various deadlines. This person may oversee others within post-production and must understand post-production workflows. This person must be able to show flexibility and can iterate with a team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Translate concepts and existing client information into visually compelling designs while collaborating with Creative Directors, Writers, Editors and Producers

  • Apply graphic design methodology to brand, layout, typography, and photography

  • Innovate while working within client brand guidelines and templates

  • Conceptualize, design and craft motion graphic solutions for clients

  • Illustrate, animate, work in 3D space, understand of lighting and texture

  • Encode video to required delivery specifications for a variety of distribution channels

  • Collaborate within a team environment and provide innovative ideas and approach

  • Work on several projects at once, drive results and meet deadlines

  • Maintain professionalism and work with senior level executives

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the latest design techniques

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and 6 years’ experience in graphic/motion design, plus editing or related area

  • 4 or more years of experience in motion/graphic design, image production and enhancement using Adobe Creative Suite applications

  • 4 or more years of experience in editing, animation, and visual effects as well as creative conceptualization, animated design, and storyboarding

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in graphic/motion design plus editing or related area

  • Retail Communications/Marketing production environment, with an intermediate ability to focus on customer needs

  • Adobe Creative Suite Software Expertise (After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, Audition, Media Converter)

  • Proficient with Cinema 4D and Elements 3D, and/or Maya

  • Experience editing video and audio with Adobe Premiere

  • Concept of designing and typography

  • Extensive knowledge and ability to create highly engaging animation techniques

  • Ability to articulate ideas and concepts from a script to storyboard

  • Familiar with visual effects techniques: green screening, roto brushing, motion tracking, and compositing

  • RGB Color Correction and CMYK Color Correction

  • Color Profiles and Monitor Calibration

Req #:


Address Line 1:

7601 Penn Avenue South







Job Level:

Individual Contributor

Employment Category:

Full Time


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