Motion Designer

  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Contract

Company Description

Although we are considered part of the Canadian marketing communications agency establishment, we’re anything but stuffy. In fact, we are the exact opposite. Cossette was founded on guts, creativity and innovation by a handful of university grads with a dream. It is that entrepreneurial spirit, that passion that drives us to make things that matter for some of the most recognized brands in the world. We are an eclectic collective with multifaceted expertise, who act locally for global impact. We take risks. We empower. We go beyond.

Job Description

We are looking for someone who is social-obsessed, who is not afraid to ‘break the platform’ by using unique and innovative techniques to really disrupt the social space.  

At Cossette, our ability to integrate social media into the wider marketing mix to deliver innovative solutions to clients is our point of difference. We are looking for a Motion Designer to join our in-house content team to help drive innovation across a number of social media platforms for a flagship client.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to be apart of a collaborative team, where you will not only create, but also ideate, and be the go to person for how an idea is fully imagined, built, and delivered into an engaging piece of content for our audience.  

About the role:

  • Understand and analyse the mandate or creative design for the content to be animated

  • Participate in the technical and artistic realization of animated content projects

  • Produce visual design solutions for one-off social posts, content series, or bigger hero content

  • Working with the wider team to brainstorm ideas and campaigns for a variety of products and messages

  • Staying up to date with cultural and social trends in order to jump on creative opportunities to make each channel as engaging as possible

  • Able to present visual designs to team and management while clearly articulating design rationale

  • Write and edit basic copy

  • Understand and adhere to brand and design guidelines

About you

  • 2-3 years hands on motion design experience (After Effects or similar)

  • Understanding of Adobe Suite and design preferred principles

  • Strong interest in social media formats (e.g. GIFs, canvas, social video etc.)

  • Good knowledge of production and post-production steps and techniques;  

  • Ability to quickly generate creative concepts in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

  • Ability to manage stress, and be solution-oriented

  • Interest in the area of animation and up to date with artistic trends

Additional Information

When you join Cossette you are entering the top rank of the Canadian advertising industry. We humbly accepted 254 awards in 2018 including the coveted Agency of the Year title for the third year in a row.

  • We are serious about our work but don’t take ourselves too seriously.

  • Our people are the best. We have each other’s backs.

  • Our clients trust and believe in creativity.

  • You will be challenged to go beyond your comfort zone, to amplify your potential.

  • We have flexible hours and fun happens daily… rooftop cocktails anyone?

  • Dogs of Cossette are a thing. Yes, you can bring Barkley to the office.

  • All of this AND you get a salary, benefits, training, and bottomless cups of cappuccino.

  • Oh, and did we mention that we throw amazing parties?


Please apply for career opportunities via our career page in order to stay up to date with our most accurate and available openings. Applications submitted outside our career page will not be reviewed.

We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Cossette is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. Cossette is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know.