Video & Motion Graphics Designer – Nelnet

January 14, 2022

Nelnet is a student loan servicer that’s grown into a fiber internet pioneer, real estate investor, and software provider. But that’s just the beginning. With 6,500 associates and growing, we take our business wherever superior customer experiences and ingenuity are needed.

The perks of working at Nelnet go beyond our benefits package. When you join the Nelnet team, you’re part of a community invested in the success of each individual. That support comes through in our work, as we are united by our mission of creating opportunities for people where they live, learn, and work.

The Video & Motion Graphics Designer works directly with the Senior Video and Creative leads on concepting, creating, and executing visual design. This include storyboarding, producing, and designing motion graphics, as well as live action. The Video & Motion Graphics Designer will develop and implement innovative video strategies informed by best practices in video design and other interactive media. They are responsible for maintaining and delivering design excellence throughout all phases of the project.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Set accurate estimates on delivery expectations and send status updates to key stakeholders;
  • Produce outstanding omni-channel design solutions;
  • Be able to interpret marketing and programming strategy to deliver compelling graphics and visuals to that strategy;
  • Portray diverse storytelling with motion graphics, animation and/or footage;
  • Produce assets that are both strategically and creatively exceptional;
  • Contribute to studio culture, inspire others;
  • Ability to understand and contribute to creative strategy;
  • Design or convert storyboards into compelling motion graphics that contain images, typography and/or audio;
  • Design sequentially for animations, from conception to final output;
  • Work with vendors and outside specialty resources;
  • Manage priorities and workload effectively to meet expectations and deadlines;
  • Comfortable and confident interfacing with clients for presentations and project management;
  • Work in partnership with strategic and account team to understand and manage client needs;
  • Generate compelling, innovative creative (e.g. trailers, TV spots, digital assets, etc.) for promotional content;
  • Demonstrate the ability to create graphic elements as needed, and ensure that design is in sync with the style guide and brand.

SUMMARY:

You may know Nelnet as the nation’s largest student loan servicer – but we do more than that. A lot more. We’re also a professional services company, consumer loan originator and servicer, payment processor, renewable energy innovator, and K-12 and higher education expert (and that’s just a shortlist). For over 40 years, we’ve been serving our customers, associates, and communities to make dreams possible.

Nelnet’s marketing department is looking for a talented Video & Motion Graphics Designer to join our team. Comprising over 30 marketing professionals, Nelnet Marketing leads all marketing, advertising, and branding efforts for Nelnet’s 24+ businesses. Acting as a full-service, in-house agency, we produce effective, award-winning work that helps move our brands forward.

The Video & Motion Graphics Designer works directly with the Senior Video and Creative leads on concepting, creating, and executing visual design. This include storyboarding, producing, and designing motion graphics, as well as live action. The Video & Motion Graphics Designer will develop and implement innovative video strategies informed by best practices in video design and other interactive media. They are responsible for maintaining and delivering design excellence throughout all phases of the project.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creative editing through 2D motion graphics and narrative video storytelling.
  • Capture high-quality video and photo content.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produce bold, engaging motion graphics and live video for TV, social, and digital ad campaigns.
  • Ensure video concepts meet strategic goals and objectives.
  • Proactively identify and solve potential issues within assigned projects.
  • Prepare storyboards, designs, and layouts to be approved by client.
  • Assist in live event production and execution.
  • Work in tandem with other members of the creative team on projects.
  • Complete 508 compliance training and understand web accessibility best practices for videos.
  • Review and approve projects for accuracy and strategic method before final production.
  • Assist other team members in improving their video design and production skills.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5+ years in the video field with experience leading projects from concept to final delivery.
  • Proficient with applications across the Adobe Creative Suite, including After Effects, Premiere, and Illustrator.

SKILLS:

  • 3D modeling and animation, graphic design, and/or web design and coding experience preferred.
  • Ability to receive feedback and direction and use it to improve.
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision.
  • Ability to work at a fast pace, delivering jobs on time and on budget.
  • Highly organized and possess strict attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Active learner who stays up-to-date on trends and best practices.
  • Outside-the-box thinker with strong problem-solving skills.

Nelnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer, complies with Executive Order 11246, and takes affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance.  Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply or compete for positions at Nelnet may request such accommodations by contacting Nelnet Talent Acquisition & Recruiting.

Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, HSA and FSA, generous earned time off, 401K/student loan repayment, life insurance & AD&D insurance, employee assistance program, employee stock purchase program, tuition reimbursement, performance-based incentive pay, short- and long-term disability, and a robust wellness program. Click here to learn more about our benefits: LINK.

Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.