Bruce Mau Design

Senior Graphic Designer with Motion Skills

Senior Graphic Designer with Motion Skills

Job Title: Senior Graphic Designer with Motion Skills
Status: Full-time permanent
Location: Toronto Studio


Provide design leadership and inspiration through talent and work ethic as a lead member of a design team. Develop highly innovative and creative solutions for strategically driven projects. Create motion graphics with a conceptual approach and design sensibility for a variety of outputs. Design creative and robust visual identity systems for a variety of clients. Serve as creative lead on projects and clearly communicate concepts to internal and external audiences.


  • Be a leading voice and creative driver as a member of a design team
  • Lead the creative design of mid- to large-scale project initiatives across all stages of the process, from pitch to final deliverable
  • Animate and edit as well as mentor and lead other designers in animation and editing
  • Provide hands-on leadership and direct multidisciplinary teams on project initiatives
  • Translate insights into ambitious, yet suitable solutions for clients
  • The ability and willingness to contribute ideas that challenge assumptions and push concepts further
  • Provide creative expertise to clients and team members and participate as a senior consultant to other projects and studio teams
  • Effectively manage project scopes in collaboration with Project Director to meet established client deadlines and expectations
  • Foster ideas and actively encourage and demonstrate collaboration within the studio environment and with clients
  • Foster a strong mentoring environment for new designers, actively supporting junior and intermediate staff
  • Develop new and organic business opportunities, partnering with Account and Creative Directors
  • Lead working sessions and presentations to client groups and the whole studio


  • A design degree (architecture, fine art, communications, graphic design, motion design, industrial design, or a related field)
  • A superb design sensibility
  • Proven experience and specialized skills in motion graphics and video editing
  • The creative design capacity, expressed through respective education and work practice, to iterate and execute across a multitude of design projects
  • Creativity, strategic insight, and vision
  • Experience working with visual identity and an understanding of visual identity systems
  • A demonstrated ability to communicate concepts and ideas to design staff, leaders and clients through written, verbal, and visual means
  • Deep empathy, including listening skills and patience
  • The ability to collaborate and work through projects within a team
  • The versatility to take both leading and supporting roles as a member of a team
  • The ability to offer respectful and constructive criticism to improve teamwork
  • An understanding of the business in totality
  • Ability to lead working sessions and present to groups of any size, be they internal or client
  • Experience managing teams and designers across projects
  • A pulse on a broad range of local and global issues and a cultural awareness
  • Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Adobe Premier Pro
  • Familiarity with 3d software like Cinema 4D

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