Motion Designer

  • Kava Labs, Inc
  • Remote
  • Oct 08, 2021
Full time Design

Job Description

Kava Labs is seeking a Motion Designer with strengths in motion and graphic design. As our Designer you will work directly with a creative director producing design work across various digital touch-points. You will work alongside a team of world class crypto experts, and take ownership of an open-source project on a platform that transfers millions of dollars in assets daily and provide the financial primitives for the next evolution in crypto. Kava's blockchain solution enables decentralized stable coins, bonds, and lending for crypto users.  

This is a full time, remote position based in North America. Candidates can apply from time zones ranging from PST to EST (USA or Canada). We are looking for your experience and perspective to contribute to our growing company and culture! We are a 100% distributed workforce with teams in the US, Canada, Asia-Pacific, and Europe. 

What You Will Do.

  • Produce motion design assets for social media, web, and marketing outreach
  • Enhancing creative assets with motion design and video.
  • Collaborate the Creative and Marketing teams to align creative strategy and build branded design systems.
  • Involved with enhancing web design with motion graphics.
  • Experience with enhancing motion graphics with Cinema 4D is nice to have.
  • Strong conceptual thinker. Designers are expected to not just execute ideas but also be a part of the initial creative process.
  • Perform project updates, revisions, and maintenance as required.
  • Produce high quality explainer and tutorial videos.
  • Able to work Pacific Standard Time hours. 

How You Will Succeed.

  • Minimum of 2+ years’ experience in graphic and motion design.
  • Experience using 3D design, illustration and video editing.
  • Proficient user in After Effects, Illustrator, Premier, Photoshop or Cinema 4D.
  • Understanding of graphic design principles.
  • Portfolio demonstrating understanding of design principles and motion design skills.
  • Experience with art direction and motion design projects. 
  • An interest in crypto, Fintech, and blockchain technology is a plus. 
  • Ability to learn and apply new knowledge and skills quickly, in a fast-paced work environment.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and joy for iterating on projects from early experimental ideas through to completion.

Interview Process

  • Recruiter phone screen 30 minutes
  • Hiring Manager Zoom interview 45 minutes 
  • Design Zoom Interview 30 minutes 
  • Executive Zoom interview 30 minutes 

What We Offer.

 🤩  Work with a fast-growing start up environment with experienced industry leaders     

💰  Competitive salary     

📈  Competitive stock options.     

🤫  KAVA tokens      

💪  Monthly stipend for health and wellness     

🏝  Flexible vacation policy - work with your manager to take time off     

🦷  Medical, dental, vision and basic life insurance for employees     

👵  401(k) matching     

🏡  A remote work environment with an international and diverse team     

🤓  A learning environment where you can deep-dive into the frontier of blockchain technologies and make an impact to active users 

Disclaimer: Benefits, perks and policies are subject to change and eligibility may vary based on location.

About Kava Labs.

Kava Labs is focused on democratizing financial services and making them openly accessible to anyone, anywhere in the world. We started out by building the Kava blockchain, a foundational platform designed to provide the most safe, secure, and reliable experience for accessing Decentralized Financial (DeFi) apps and services. Today that platform manages over $1B in assets on behalf of users and is growing rapidly.

We are a remote-first, globally distributed team that values first principle thinking, experimentation, and learning to ensure long-term success. We are not dogmatic in our approach, but we are relentless in our pursuit to create impactful technology for the future.

We have a diverse set of backgrounds, skills, and culture but we’re all united in our passion about building new open financial infrastructure — together, so that our efforts will make a real impact and create lasting change in the world.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Kava is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. and celebrates the diversity of its growing team.

All applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the US. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment Visa at this time.

Recruitment agencies and consultants may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Kava Labs does not accept unsolicited agency resumes, and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Kava Labs.