Senior Motion Graphics Artist

Employer Provided Salary: 139,000-190,000 Annually
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Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment) is a leader in live entertainment, delivering unforgettable experiences while forging deep connections with diverse and passionate audiences. The Company’s portfolio includes a collection of world-renowned venues – New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, and Beacon Theatre; and The Chicago Theatre – that showcase a broad array of sporting events, concerts, family shows, and special events for millions of guests annually. In addition, the Company features the original production, the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes, which has been a holiday tradition for 90 years. More information is available at 

Who are we hiring?

This Senior Motion Graphics Artist role joins the growing Exo Sphere Creative Design Services (CDS) Production team in the early development of technology and content for the Exo Sphere.
An integral part of our Production and Creative team, responsible for the execution and animation of visual content across a gamut of immersive experiences and Ads on Exo Sphere. The ideal candidate is progressive, forward thinking, values design, storytelling, animation, innovation, and enjoys pushing the creative boundaries to visualize the unseen. They work with the Creative Directors, VFX Supervisors and project leadership to contribute to the execution of large-scale content production, delivering world class ideas and first-of-its-kind experiences and innovations.  This artist will be part of a larger post-production team creating final content for Exo Sphere venues.

Working closely with leadership in creative development, production, post-production, and playback, this position is ideal for good communicators with a positive attitude and creative problem-solving skills. This role is part of a production artist group exploring and developing a unique language for Exo Sphere in collaboration with a creative development team.

What will you do? 

  • Apply design thinking to solving Exo Sphere-specific content challenges.
  • Lead and guide other artists, producing high-level content.
  • Work with supervisors to address notes from clients or creative teams to finalize shots.
  • Lead and help develop the Innovation Road Map.
  • Assist supervisors with creating schedules and timelines for projects.
  • Help recruit and train a world-class motion design team.
  • Provide instruction and guidance, including the creation of templates and tools for the team, adhering to Exo Sphere specifications.
  • Troubleshoot technical aspects of shots for various projects running simultaneously.
  • Research and develop best practices to improve workflow.
  • Mentor and train junior artists to improve their skills and quality.
  • Create templates in Nuke and After Effects for workflow efficiencies.
  • Create complex animations in Cinema4D, Unreal, and other 3D programs.
  • Document tools and techniques for departmental reference.
  • Collaborate with the team to solve complex challenges and contribute to best practices and workflows from development to compositing.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

What do you need to succeed? 

  • Demo reel/portfolio demonstrating a variety of motion design work.
  • 5-10 years of experience as a motion graphics artist/2D/3D animator.
  • Experience in high-end VFX pipelines for commercials, VR, film, TV, or theme parks is a plus.
  • Previous work experience in VR or spherical projects is desired.
  • Expert knowledge in C4D, Maya, and Adobe Creative Suite, with adaptability to other software like Houdini, Z-Brush, Blender, Resolve/Fusion, and other 2D/3D digital content creation tools.
  • Knowledge of rendering engines such as Redshift and others.
  • Curiosity leads the way with Ai implementation, let’s discover.
  • Proven track record of leading small to larger teams of motion designers and animators.
  • Exceptional attention to visual and typographical aesthetics.
  • Ability to lead projects from concept to deployment.
  • Positive attitude and proven track record in creative problem solving with an interest in new technology and processes.
  • Adaptability to new pipelines and utilization of provided tools is critical.


Pay Range

$160,000$190,000 USD

At MSG, we recognize the importance of upskilling employees’ talents and strengths so they can drive their careers forward. We are proud to offer a robust set of tools and resources to help employees understand their interests and purpose, harness their talents and obtain the skills they need to reach the next step in their careers. Growth and longevity for our employees are top priorities here.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law mandates, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations and will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required.

More Information on Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp.
Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. operates in the News + Entertainment industry. The company is located in New York, New York. It has 1651 total employees. To see all 21 open jobs at Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp., click here.
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