We’re Hiring!

Motion Designer

We’re looking for a full-time Motion Designer to join our team! You’ll work primarily with the Art director and Creative Director on the team as well as a producer and other animators to complete high-quality video content. Daily tasks will change as needed, but here are some of the job duties you could expect for this position.

  • You might create style frames for a new 2d or 3d project.
  • You might help create design frames for an entire video.
  • You might take provided designed frames and create animation inside After Effects from them.
  • You might also work on a live-action video project that needs some animated elements.
  • You might work on a series of short looping animations.
  • You might produce a video from concept to final delivery.
  • You might provide support to other animators on other projects.

The skills this person MUST have:

  • You understand and practice the animation principles DAILY!
  • You have great After Effects skills. You’re able to handle complex designs and breathe life into video.
  • You have much experience with Cinema 4D and are comfortable learning new tools if needed.
  • You’re a pro with both Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • You can edit live-action videos or animation projects with great rhythm and expertise.
  • You understand how to tell great stories with movement and pacing.
  • You consider yourself an organized person with neat files that can be used by other teammates.
  • Highly effective communicator. Sure, you spell some words wrong occasionally, but you write and speak efficiently, confidently, and clearly.
  • You get shit done! You work with great efficiency to create great work. You’ve heard on occasion, “I can’t believe you did that so fast!” and “wow, this is amazing!”.
  • Multi-tasker. You’re a swiss army knife that can use multiple tools simultaneously. You’re also able to balance multiple projects and give clear estimates to project managers on how much time is needed to complete a task.
  • Asks a lot of questions. You take the time to fully understand things at the beginning of every project. You’re not afraid to ask “dumb” questions because you know that it makes you more effective. When you don’t know how to do something, you know how to find the answers.


  • 5+ years of experience with 2d, 3d, and motion graphics animation. You must completely understand the animation process.
  • Can live anywhere in the U.S. but must be able to work in EST.

Benefits include:

  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity
  • PTO + major holidays
  • Matching 401k
  • Work from home
  • Profit Sharing

To apply, send us your portfolio to jobs@madebythings.com with “Motion Designer Position” as the subject of the message.

Freelance C4D or Maya Character Rigger

This person must be able to take character models and rig, paint weights and test inside of Cinema 4D or Maya. Can use rig templates or custom rigs but must be able to create face and hand rigs as well. You must be able to work with and communicate with animators to adjust the rig for best animation as well.


  • 2+ years with rigging experience.
  • Can live anywhere, but must be able to work in EST.

To apply, send us your portfolio to jobs@madebythings.com with Freelance C4D Character Rigger Position as the subject of the message.

Freelance VFX Artist

We’re looking for a Freelance VFX Artist to join our team that can help with some upcoming live-action projects. The following skills this person must have would be:

  • Can use After Effects or Nuke really well.
  • Can use 3D software like Cinema 4D to create photo-real elements and composite them into a live-action scene.
  • Has a great understanding of lighting.
  • Can create matte paintings
  • Can key green or blue screen footage.
  • Can rotoscope
  • Can create great tracks to match the movement of any new elements into a scene.


  • 3+ years of VFX-related experience.
  • Can live anywhere, but must be able to work in EST.

To apply, send us your portfolio to jobs@madebythings.com with Freelance VFX Artist Position as the subject of the message.

We currently don’t have any other open positions, but we’re ALWAYS interested in hearing from people in the following areas.

  • 3D Animation
  • 2D Animation
  • 2D/3D Rigging
  • Motion Graphics
  • Concept Art
  • Design and illustration
  • Voice Over Artist
  • Video Editing
  • Character Animation
  • Stop-Motion Animation
  • Hand-Drawn Animation
  • Live-action Production
  • Sound Design and Music
  • Film Direction
  • Video Technology
  • Writing

To apply, send us your portfolio to jobs@madebythings.com and tell us a little about yourself.


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