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Art Director - Motion Graphics

About Us:

At Questus, we create immersive brand stories that move people’s lives forward. We believe great advertising has the power to inspire audiences, enrich communities, and energize people. Through powerful creative, impactful data, and our collaborative culture, this approach has helped Questus create groundbreaking work for world-class clients such as Capital One, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Suzuki, Universal, and others.

Position Overview:

In the role of Art Director - Motion Graphics/Video Editor, you will assist the Creative Department by working on a wide variety of projects in lead roles. This includes conceptual development, creative oversight and digital production work.


The ideal candidate for this Art Director position will have at least 4-6 years of art director experience at an agency and have a clear understanding of digital, social media, general advertising, and direct response principles. You must have a strong eye for design and advanced skills in motion graphics/video editing.


In this role, you will also need to  juggle numerous tasks, take direction and contribute ideas. We’re looking for the right person, not just the right portfolio—and for us that means a good cultural fit, who is big on the following:


Curiosity: You are always trying to figure things out, be it the solution to a puzzle, an answer to a question, or an approach to a challenge; your brain in constantly at work—taking all your observations and turning them into meaning.

Problem-solving: Sometimes the problem won’t be well-defined or clear; regardless you’re up for the challenge—you know how to dig in, ask questions, see possibilities, and figure out creative solutions.

Ownership: You’re a self-starter, take initiative, don’t require hands-on management, and have a million ideas on how to make something better.

Good communication: You listen well, meaning that you are able to understand and comprehend what someone is trying to say. You express your thoughts, points of view, and recommendations clearly and thoughtfully.

Collaboration: You believe that success together is better than success achieved alone and understand that working as a team will get us further than working individually. And you’re actively committed to contributing to the bigger picture.


  • At least four years of motion graphics/video editing experience on the agency side involving social media, web, digital content creation, and advertising.

  • Have the ability and experience to be creative, passionate, versatile, and innovative while adhering to a client's corporate brand guidelines.

  • You must be able to concept a digital video direction from scratch. This includes establishing a "look and feel" for motion graphics, animation style, transitions, etc.

  • Be an expert in Premiere and After Effects

  • Excellent communication skills: the ability to present, and defend creative rationales for any given project. Experience interfacing with clients.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and manage time effectively to meet deadlines.

  • Experience directing and mentoring junior level designers and team members in the execution of concepts and projects.

Please send your resume and cover letter to with the subject line "Art Director - Motion Graphics."


San Francisco | Orange County


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