Contra Seeks Motion Graphics Designer John Ford - Head of Film by John Ford, Head of Film

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If you are an experienced, passionate, creative, Motion Graphic Designer looking for a full time roll in an award winning video production company…

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We are looking for a full time Motion Graphic Designer to join our team of creative filmmakers! The role is perfect for anyone wanting to work on exciting and varied films in a wide range of sectors. Our Motion Graphics projects vary hugely including typographic/infographics, some character driven animations through to full 3d animations. In particular, we create a number of films incorporating graphics and live action, beautifully tracked and composited.

Check out our portfolio here:

In particular, the following two films represent good examples of the kind of projects you will be creating:

Applicants will only be considered if they submit a showreel and have at least 5 years professional experience. Please look through our portfolio and demonstrate work that you have designed and animated that is of a similar standard.

*No recruitment agencies please.*


You’ll be responsible for helping us to come up with the initial concepts and develop ideas for our clients, right through to completion working either on your own or as part of a larger team.

It’s an exciting position and our team is driven to achieve a high level of excellence with every aspect of our work. If you share the same passion and are interested in the role please get in touch.

Competitive Salary – depending on experience

Desired Skills and Experience

A solid understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite is essential, including an understanding of tracking and compositing.

A good understanding of Cinema 4D would be great

If you know a little about greenscreening that would be a bonus.

You must be able to demonstrate a strong motion graphic design portfolio, showcasing your ability to create exciting, eye-catching animations from scratch. Please do not apply unless you have been a Motion Graphic Designer with professional experience for at least 5 years.

Contra is an equal opportunities employer, if you’ve got the talent, we want you!

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Companies who already love Contra

  • World Vision
  • Save the Children
  • Cadbury
  • KPMG
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  • Barnardo’s
  • Square Enix
  • Crystal Dynamics
  • Action for children
  • Imperial College London
  • SilverDoor
  • Vision Fund
  • Make A Wish
  • University of Cambridge

Why Contra?


Award winning

We win awards for producing beautiful and effective video communications. EVCOM have consistently crowned Contra as the best value production company in the UK.


Great Value

Our clients are regularly rewarded with a significant return on investment. Contra’s in house producers will work hard to ensure that you get the most out of your budget, creating quality content at an affordable and competitive rate.



Contra has been making films for over 15 years. Our in-house team of specialists have the knowledge, skill and know-how to craft your video production and communications in the most effective way possible.

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  • Cadbury
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  • KPMG

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