Chewy
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Dania Beach, FL

Manager, Motion Graphics & Design

| Dania Beach, FL
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Our Opportunity:

Chewy is seeking a talented, passionate, and proactive Manager, Motion Graphics & Design to join our in-house Post-Production Department located in Dania Beach, FL. You’ll be responsible for leading and managing the full Motion Graphics & Design Team within the Post-Production Department to foster the growth of strongly cohesive and collaborative Motion Graphics Designers, Visual Effects Artists, and 3D Artists. You will be responsible for ensuring extremely high-quality creative execution and successful timely delivery of all animated video content. You must have the experience and enthusiasm necessary to jump in to a team that is responsible for supporting all business units and digital channels for Chewy. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Directly manage Motion Graphics Designers, Visual Effects Artists, and 3D Artists of multiple experience levels across both Studio locations and report to the Director of Post-Production in Florida Headquarters
  • Partner closely with the Director of Post-Production to vet business needs in order to strategize and oversee 3D workflow expansion, including the processes and technologies necessary to facilitate that growth
  • Ensure successful and timely execution and delivery of all animated video content for all business units, digital channels, and broadcast needs - maintain internal processes to facilitate as needed
  • Collaborate with Post-Production Producers & Coordinators to strategically and creatively contribute to initial conversations about content execution, and understand when, how, and what specialists to assign, and in what ways to flex to achieve project targets
  • Manage & forecast resourcing for the Motion Graphics & Design team and hire/manage freelance team members to fulfill seasonal needs
  • Partner closely with the Director of Post-Production to communicate opportunities for improvement with larger processes or workflows and escalate pain points as appropriate
  • Foster growth and structure for all team members
  • Track and report internal team metrics and KPIs to assess departmental progress and opportunities for improvement
  • Stay up-to-date with technological advancements in the Motion Graphics, Visual Effects, and 3D spaces, and lead initiatives to update technologies and processes to continually optimize internal workflows
  • Partner closely with Post-Production team leads to make holistic decisions about projects, lines of content, or day-to-day opportunities for improvements
  • Partner closely with the Director of Post-Production and Post-Production team leads to assess needs and execute future team growth

 

What You’ll Need:

  • 5+ years of Motion Graphics or Visual Effects leadership or managerial experience 
  • Nuanced understanding and experience with the Motion Graphics & Visual Effects sphere and their intertwining workflow needs - Assistant Edit, Edit, Color, Audio
  • Prominent experience with an Adobe-house team - Premiere, After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop - as intertwined with Davinci Resolve and Pro Tools
  • Deep passion for everything Post - there’s no place you’d rather be than in the thick of it with Editors, Motion Designers, Colorists, and Audio Engineers! 
  • Experience with leading or collaborating with team members across multiple sites
  • Thrive in an ever-developing, fast-paced environment - happy to be flexible and pivot on a dime! 
  • Able to think critically about ambiguous problems, and, based on job-specific knowledge and experience, quickly make decisions, openly communicate directives, and facilitate pivots with Motion Graphics & Design and collaborating Post-Production teams
  • Buckling under pressure is not in your vocabulary, and you can continue to positively coach and guide your team, even when everyone's in the weeds
  • Must be a strong people leader, mentor, and be invested in the growth and development of direct and dotted line reports
  • Active listener with a strong ability to think critically and guide others
  • Strong attention to detail, organization and time management skills
  • A positive, can-do attitude with teammates and clients alike
  • Available to work on weekends and evenings when needed
  • Position may require travel
  • Denote travel expectation 10%

 

Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.
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What are Chewy Perks + Benefits

Chewy Benefits Overview

We offer competitive salaries and 401k, unlimited time off, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, in addition to wellness programs, online communities, and resources for improved physical and mental health... enabling you to be your best self - in and outside of work. With mentorship programs, employee resource groups, cross-functional job trainings, events, and customized development tracks for advancement, we're proud to help develop and promote our team members from within.

True to our business, we're pet-friendly and have fun pet-related perks like Paw-ternity leave for new pup parents and Chewy employee discounts. We offer countless volunteer opportunities, recreational club teams, company outings, happy hours, and team events to enable you to bond with fellow Chewtopians and have some fun!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
We offer a commuter transit, parking, and dependent care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We're currently 100% remote due to caution and care for the health & well-being of our team. Post-pandemic, we plan to operate in a combination of onsite and remote, with logistics still being defined
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Chewy sponsors office sports leagues year-round.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross-functional lunch and learns.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

An Insider's view of Chewy

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Fast paced! We work in "doggy-years" here. It's a place where talent and hard work is valued and where team members can think big and can bring their dreams to life.

Greg

Senior Technical Recruiter

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

At Chewy, one of our operating principles is Accelerate Time. We release new features weekly, fail fast, and iterate often to bring incremental progress quickly to our Pet Parents. Our success is driven by a customer first mentality, a culture of collaboration, and empowering individuals and teams.

Heather

Associate Director, Product Management

How does the company support your career growth?

Chewy gives a significant amount of freedom and autonomy to do your best work. I am able to pursue the most important objectives, and work that I really enjoy. It’s an amazing feeling to see your hard work pay off immediately and have a positive impact on the team—and something that makes life at Chewy really unique!

Rich

Human Resources Business Partner

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Aside from the standard 1x1s and team meetings: 24/7 via text, email, chat, voice and during business hours by walking around the office engaging in conversation, listening to current challenges and proposed solutions.

Mike

VP, Software Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

Collaborating with so many different teams on a daily basis and seeing how we all come together to help pet parents find the products that they need for their pets.

Victoria

Senior Integrated Marketing Manager

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