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Motion Designer



Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024

At Preply, we are unlocking human potential through learning.

We believe learning with a great tutor is life-changing. That’s why we match online tutors from across the globe with learners and empower them to create live language classes with AI-powered tools and learning materials. This is how we deliver progress, create engagement and keep our global community of learners motivated. So far, over 32,000 tutors have given more than 15 million lessons to learners from over 175 countries.

Meet the team!

Welcome to Preply's Design Chapter, where innovation meets passion in crafting remarkable experiences for our learners and tutors.

We're not just designers; we're trailblazers on a mission to redefine language learning. With creativity as our compass and empathy as our guide, we're pioneering a customer-centric approach to product development.

Picture this: a dynamic team of graphic & motion designers, creative wizards, insightful researchers, and wordsmiths crafting magic together. We're not just solving problems; we're shaping journeys and empowering dreams.

Are you someone who feels the pulse of every marketing campaign, who thrives on collaboration, and whose creativity knows no bounds? If so, you've found your tribe.

We're searching for a passionate motion designer (f/m/d) eager to stretch their creative muscles and leave their mark on the world. Join our Creative Studio, where graphic designers, motion artists, copywriters and a videographer/photographer come together to breathe life into our brand's story.

Together, let's create, inspire, and transform the way the world learns!

What you’ll be doing:

  • Create Engaging Visual Content:
    Develop and design compelling motion graphics, animations, and visual effects for various media platforms including digital, social media advertising and in-product animation
  • Concept Development:
    Collaborate with creative leads to conceptualize and storyboard motion design projects that align with brand guidelines and project objectives.
  • Technical Execution:
    Utilize industry-standard software (e.g., Adobe After Effects, Cinema 4D, etc.) to produce high-quality animations and visual effects, ensuring consistency and attention to detail.
  • Post-Production:
    Edit and refine video content, including sound design, and final output preparation.
  • Stay Updated:
    Keep abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in motion design to ensure our content remains innovative and competitive.
  • Strategic Thinking:
    Understanding of how motion design fits into broader business objectives and marketing strategies.

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Graphic Design, Visual Communications, or related field.
  • 4+ years of experience working as a motion designer in a marketing or branding role, preferably in a digital-first environment.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator) and figma is a good plus. Other editing software and or 3D skills are appreciated. Lottie knowledge is a plus.
  • Emerging technologies and AI tools knowledge is a strong plus
  • Strong understanding of design/motion principles, storytelling and narrative, typography, color theory, and layout techniques.
  • A keen eye for detail and the ability to translate complex concepts into visually compelling videos.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Passion for new technologies and digital innovation, with a demonstrated interest in online advertising and digital marketing trends.
  • Experience working in the education or technology sector is a plus.
  • Portfolio showcasing a diverse range of design projects and creative solutions.

Why you’ll love it at Preply:

  • An open, collaborative, dynamic and diverse culture;
  • A generous monthly allowance for lessons on Preply.com, Learning & Development budget and time off for your self-development;
  • A competitive financial package with equity, leave allowance and health insurance;
  • Not in Barcelona? We offer an attractive relocation package to join us in our Preply Barcelona Hub
  • Access to free mental health support platforms;
  • Access to Gympass-partnered wellness and gym centers throughout Spain to promote and support well-being and physical health;
  • The opportunity to unlock the potential of learners and tutors through language learning and teaching in 175 countries (and counting!).

Our Principles

  • Care to change the world - We are passionate about our work and care deeply about its impact to be life changing.
  • We do it for learners - For both Preply and tutors, learners are why we do what we do. Every day we focus on empowering tutors to deliver an exceptional learning experience.
  • Keep perfecting - To create an outstanding customer experience, we focus on simplicity, smoothness, and enjoyment, continually perfecting it as every detail matters.
  • Now is the time - In a fast-paced world, it matters how quickly we act. Now is the time to make great things happen.
  • Disciplined execution - What makes us disciplined is the excellence in our execution. We set clear goals, focus on what matters, and utilize our resources efficiently.
  • Dive deep - We leverage business acumen and curiosity to investigate disparities between numbers and stories, unlocking meaningful insights to guide our decisions.
  • Growth mindset - We proactively seek growth opportunities and believe today's best performance becomes tomorrow's starting point. We humbly embrace feedback and learn from setbacks.
  • Raise the bar - We raise our performance standards continuously, alongside each new hire and promotion. We build diverse and high-performing teams that can make a real difference.
  • Challenge, disagree and commit - We value open and candid communication, even when we don’t fully agree. We speak our minds, challenge when necessary, and fully commit to decisions once made.
  • One Preply - We prioritize collaboration, inclusion, and the success of our team over personal ambitions. Together, we support and celebrate each other's progress.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Preply is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds can thrive. Different opinions and viewpoints are key ingredients in our success as a multicultural Ed-Tech company.

Preply will consider all applications for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or veteran status. Together, we are The World Class.