Motion Graphics Designer

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What Opentable is looking for in applicants

For over 20 years we’ve been connecting diners and restaurants for millions of date nights, birthdays, Taco Tuesdays, happy hours and just-because dinners. Dining behaviors and restaurant operations are ever changing, especially now, and at OpenTable you’ll be playing a crutial role in crafting the future of the dining industry as it evolves during and after the pandemic. We’d love you to join us in thoughtfully supporting both our diner and restaurant customers through the good times and the tougher ones, too, driving experiences that will be used by millions globally. 

The opportunity

We’re looking for a Motion Graphics Designer to join our Brand Studio design team. You’ll report to our Principal Designer and work closely with a global team of marketing partners, product & brand designers, and content strategists to craft experiences that will meaningfully impact diners and restaurants around the globe. 

You will be an influential design partner where you’ll own key parts of our brand experience and continue to elevate the role that motion design plays within marketing and product. You’ll work to evolve our motion guidelines to further align with our brand narrative. On some days you’ll be brainstorming social ideas and building out campaign creative, and others will be focused on crafting a vision to push our brand even further. Under the general direction of more senior members, you’ll support  Brand Studio in the production of global coordinated campaigns, social and email work, and video editing for internal and external projects.

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About you

As a Motion Graphics Designer you enjoy extending campaign creative as much as discovering new ways to delight users. You enjoy working through all stages of the design process, from brainstorming, to pitching ideas through to visual design and working collaboratively with engineers to deliver the experience. You also have: 

  • 2-4 years of agency or in-house experience

  • A strong portfolio that demonstrates a breadth of outstanding motion design work across marketing campaigns, email and social

  • Strong visual design skills, including layout, hierarchy and typography

  • Experience working closely with marketing managers, project managers and copywriters in an agile environment

  • Experience working with and contributing to a brand guidelines is a plus

  • You’re obsessed with dining and food culture

  • Must know Adobe After Effects, Creative Suite and Figma

About diversity and inclusion

We aspire to have a workplace that reflects all of the diverse communities we serve. We know that when we have diverse teams we produce more creative ideas, products, and better outcomes for our team members. OpenTable/KAYAK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we welcome and encourage candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to apply for roles on our team. Whoever you are, just be you.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform job responsibilities, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

About OpenTable

OpenTable, part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), powers reservations for the hospitality industry. OpenTable’s software seats more than 1 billion people per year and helps more than 50,000+ restaurants, bars, wineries and other venues attract guests, manage capacity, improve operations and maximize revenue.

As an employee of OpenTable, you will be part of a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK's portfolio of metasearch brands including momondo, Cheapflights, Swoodoo, checkfelix and Mundi. Many employees are dedicated to one brand, but we all have the benefit of leveraging each other’s strengths and insights—together, we’re able to help people experience the world through dining and travel.



Remote work allowed 

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