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WEBTOON is the #1 digital comics app, averaging more than 72 million monthly active users, with north of 10 million daily readers – more people read web comics on our platform in one day than watch most television shows.

We're currently growing our team at our Los Angeles headquarters at Wilshire Courtyard on Miracle Mile, across from LACMA and SAG/AFTRA in the heart of the LA entertainment industry.


 

 
 
 
 
 

Motion Designer for Social Media (Temporary)

Department: Creative
Location: Los Angeles, CA

WEBTOON is a world leader in digital entertainment with over 72 million unique monthly readers. We are a rapidly growing digital entertainment company and storytelling platform with users and creators from all over the world. Every day we come ready to learn, contribute, and get excited about the opportunity to work alongside people of different backgrounds and work styles. 

As a Social Media Motion Designer & Content Creator, you will develop the WEBTOON social media visual and creative strategy by creating dynamic social video creative that’s on-trend, with engaging visuals to improve brand loyalty, community growth, and ultimately the growth of WEBTOON. As an integral role on the WEBTOON creative team, you will work with internal and external stakeholders across Marketing, Content, Digital Partnerships, and Advertising, driving organic growth of the brand. You will have the rare opportunity of defining an exceptional, growing brand within social.
 
REQUIRED: You must submit an online portfolio or reel of motion work created for social and digital channels (YouTube, TikTok, etc).
 
**This is a 3 month temporary position with opportunity to extend.**
 
What You Will Do
  • This role is 50/50 conceptualizing and executing. You must be able to not only ideate and pitch your own create concepts to your peers and management, but also work with a team to execute others’ ideas when needed.
  • Work closely with the Creative Director and Social Media Manager on the @Webtoon/@WebtoonOfficial accounts across all social platforms including, but not limited to, YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, Facebook and Reddit.
  • Immerse yourself in WEBTOON’s content library. Conceptualize and execute content for all social channels, with clear understanding of how users engage with social creative across formats and platforms.
  • Execute compelling, stylish animated and video content to support the social editorial calendar.
  • Understand the difference between authentic and produced content—and the right time to leverage each one.
  • Work together with the social team to understand performance and growth and use the findings to adjust creative for optimizing posts.
  • Work with external brands to creatively support partnerships to increase brand exposure to new audiences.
  • Stay on top of social user trends and shifting behavior to be a social trendsetter and elevate WEBTOON’s key IP characters and stories in the social space.
Who You Are
  • You have 3-5 years of experience in a creative agency, production company, or in-house at a brand creating social-first motion content, including some experience in character animation.
  • You’re able to generate unique, fun, quirky ideas to elevate the brand's social media presence and drive organic engagement.
  • Although motion and video are your bread and butter, you have a keen eye for design and can drive a project from start to finish with or without an art partner.
  • Your portfolio showcases extensive motion work including concepts you have conceptualized yourself, and those you have worked on as part of a larger team.
  • You have entertainment, gaming, digital media, or publishing industry experience as a major plus.
  • You are an After Effects Wizard who can hop into Premiere, Illustrator and Photoshop as needed.
  • Can effectively cope with change, shift gears comfortably, decide and act without having the total picture. Cut your own way through ambiguity and engaging management smartly when needed.
  • You’re a team player ready to roll your sleeves up to help your teammates deliver great creative on schedule.

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

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