3Q DIGITAL Motion Graphics Artist Salary in the United States

How much does an Motion Graphics Artist make at companies like 3Q DIGITAL in the United States? The average salary for Motion Graphics Artist at companies like 3Q DIGITAL in the United States is $65,808 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $53,777 and $77,840. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities


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What does an Motion Graphics Artist do at companies like 3Q DIGITAL?

3Q Digital is leading the disruption of the growth marketing industry by turning our clients into market leaders and household names across the B2C, B2B, ecommerce, and FinTech verticals. We’re independent and values-driven, and the way we work reflects our Silicon Valley roots: we're relentless, curious, and accept no limits in driving growth for our clients and each other.

We offer full marketing services including SEM, SEO, social advertising, display, mobile, analytics, CRO, creative, and business strategy. We build and execute strategies to enable clients and our own internal teams to capitalize on opportunities, break through barriers to growth, and lead our respective fields.

We are committed to building and sustaining an environment where everyone feels psychologically safe and valued. We seek frequent, open feedback from our team and we offer company-wide training and regular, open discussions on diversity, equity, inclusion and other social issues.

About You

As the Motion Graphics Artist, you will be responsible for collaborating with the creative team on the execution of creative assets, from initial concept to final delivery. You have a precise eye for detail and are obsessed with organization and consistency across all deliverables. You are into kerning, purposeful sentence breaks, correct spelling and proper grammar. You have a firm understanding of the creative and technical aspects of content and layout design and can provide knowledge and feedback when needed. You are an ace at managing multiple projects and competing initiatives, even under the tightest of deadlines. A collaborative spirit, you have great communication skills and feel confident to speak up when you need support.


You’ll be responsible for:

  • Building, resizing and applying localization to 2D animations in large quantities
    for digital platforms (primary)
  • Building, resizing and applying localization to static banners for digital platforms (secondary)
  • Heeding guidance and constructive feedback from all members of the creative team
  • Maintaining ownership and responsibility, including QA, throughout each project
  • Keeping close communication with PMs to ensure all deliverables are on track
  • Ensuring all final deliverables adhere to brand standards and production guidelines
  • Keeping up to date on and adhering to digital best practices across different platforms


You’ll need to have:

  • 5+ years of production experience, preferably in an agency environment
  • A portfolio showcasing production work on large campaigns
  • Proficiency in 2D animation, primarily with Adobe AfterEffects
  • Intermediate experience with audio/video production and editing
  • A basic understanding of HTML5 and CSS (Adobe Animate experience helpful)
  • Excellent retouching and proofreading skills (required)
  • Excellent typography and layout skills with a meticulous eye for detail
  • Strong written and verbal skills in both individual and group settings
  • An ability to understand layout challenges of individual projects and work quickly
    and independently to provide creative/technical solutions to problems
  • An adoption of 3Q creative team’s communication and project management tools


Proficiency in the following programs/tools:

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Audition
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe XD, Sketch or Figma
  • Adobe Animate
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Dropbox and Google Drive
  • Google Suite (Slides, Sheets, Docs)
  • Microsoft Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)  


Additional things that will impress us:

  • Experience with Frame.io
  • Experience using a DAM
  • Experience with project management tools
  • Experience in a performance marketing agency a plus (not required)


About Us

3Q’s unique culture is developed and nurtured by our fantastic people and our core values:

Be Inclusive.We value everyone’s ideas and opinions and commit to building a psychologically safe environment to foster them. Our hiring, communications, and promotions practices reflect our belief that diverse perspectives and equitable and inclusive practices continue to push us and our clients to find new ways to lead.

Act for the Greater Good.We lead with empathy and teamwork. During good times and bad, we are committed to supporting each other, our clients, and our communities.

Own It.We are accountable: to ourselves, to our teams, to our clients. We are proactive, we communicate clearly, and we follow through.

Accept No Limits.We are intellectually curious and resourceful. We constantly challenge the status quo to find or develop innovations that drive breakthrough opportunities for our teams and our clients.

We are a collaborative, open-door, best-idea-wins environment that fosters personal and company growth and has fun doing it. We promote work/life balance and encourage constant learning by offering unparalleled training, mentorship, and development for career progression. And perhaps the best, most fundamental part of our culture: authenticity.

  • No.3 on AdAge’s Best Places to Work 2020
  • One of Inc.’s Best Places to Work in 2019
  • Winner of the 2019 US Search Diversity, Inclusion and Equality Award
  • Competitive compensation 
  • Full benefits including health, dental, vision, a 401K plan and company match, and paid parental leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Flexible work-from-home policy
  • Volunteer opportunities, team retreats, and lunch seminars

3Q Digital is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to evaluating all qualified candidates regardless of gender, gender identity, race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Furthermore, we believe optimal results come from operating a meritocracy built upon diversity of thought and background and absolutely devoid of discrimination and hate speech. We do everything in our power, including strict adherence to an anti-harassment policy, to make 3Q an inclusive, psychologically safe organization whose employees feel comfortable respectfully sharing their thoughts with each other and our leadership. Our training and mentorship programs help make sure all employees have an equal opportunity to grow and excel.

No agencies please, principals only


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