Motion Designer

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What Betterup is looking for in applicants

Founded in 2013, BetterUp is the global leader in mobile-based professional coaching, counseling, and mentorship. BetterUp combines world-class coaching with AI technology and behavioral science to deliver personalized behavior change at scale, improving the well-being, adaptability, and effectiveness of the workforce. With a network of over 2,000 coaches, BetterUp offers coaching in 49 languages across 66 countries, along with interactive professional development content, analytics and real-time insights to track employee progress. Used by more than 300 companies, including leading Fortune 1,000 companies, BetterUp drives transformational and lasting behavior change, resulting in improved business outcomes across organizations and inspires people everywhere to pursue their lives with greater clarity, purpose, and passion. Additional investors in the company include Freestyle Capital, Crosslink Capital, Tenaya Capital, NBA All-Star Pau Gasol, and Olympic gold-medalist Shaun White.

We’re looking for a full-time Motion Designer to join our in-house production team. As a critical part of our Marketing team, you’ll help elevate our brand by creating engaging stories and memorable motion content, while also contributing to our vibrant, diverse culture. You’ll play a large part in our mission to make positive change in the world, and transform how people think and live.


  • Create world-class animated content across all touchpoints.
  • Write concept treatments, designing styleframes, and animate motion tests.
  • Distill complicated product concepts and complex brand narratives into accessible and engaging motion content.
  • Collaborate with Creative Director, Producers, Directors, Editors, and interdisciplinary teams to design and animate graphics across multiple mediums: live-action, web, branded content, explainers, product, commercials, and events.
  • Balance multiple motion projects at a time.
  • Help develop and expand our motion graphics visual language.
  • Work collaboratively with external partners and agencies (when needed).

If you have some or all of the following please apply: 

  • You are a world-class storyteller with the skills, vision, and work ethic to create content that reshapes how people think and act, and brings our mission to life.
  • Expert in After Effects, Premiere, and the rest of the Adobe Creative Suite (Cinema 4D is a plus)
  • You have an incredible portfolio of commercial, documentary, short-form, explainers, and branded content demonstrating strong aesthetic sensibilities, animation skills, a passion for humanistic storytelling, and extensive experience bringing unique brand ideas to life.
  • You are equally comfortable leading and inspiring junior motion designers as you are doing the work yourself (you’ll need to be hands-on).
  • You are highly collaborative, organized, and empathic; with a desire to think differently about what film, animation, and digital content can be.
  • You possess a cultural curiosity that keeps you at the forefront of emerging technology, art forms, and entertainment.
  • +5 years of experience in-house or professional animation/motion design company.
  • Ability to distill feedback and execute revisions.
  • Experience with design, editing, and film production is a huge plus.


At BetterUp, we are committed to living out our mission every day and that starts with providing benefits that allow our employees to care for themselves, support their families, and give back to their community. 

  • Access to BetterUp coaching; one for you and one for a friend or family member 
  • A competitive compensation plan with opportunity for advancement
  • Full coverage for medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Employer Paid Life, AD&D, STD and LTD insurance
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Per year: 
  • Holiday charitable contribution of your choice on behalf of BetterUp
  • 401(k) self contribution

BetterUp Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetics, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, BetterUp Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.



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