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Motion Designer

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JOB FUNCTIONS

We’re looking for someone to help us bring our brand to life through motion design. As a member of our Creative Studio, you’ll be developing our motion language and working on a wide variety of briefs, weekly and monthly.
You'll also work on our company annual conference, which this year had 3000+ attendees, producing beautiful motion graphics to engage the audience.
  • You will participating in the development of Backbase as a multidimensional brand;
  • You will help to define and scale a motion design and video brand style;
  • You have a strong knowledge of motion design and storyboarding;
  • You take responsibility for timely delivery and meeting high-quality standards of the work;
  • You are a team player, demonstrating positive and empowering behaviour;
  • Showing in-depth interest in motion design, ideally from brand identity to video production.
  • Hard Requirements
  • You have 3+ years experience in Motion Design roles at agencies and preferably working with a single brand;
  • You are skilled in the trade's essential tools: After Effects, Premiere, Illustrator, Photoshop;
  • You have filmography and post-production skills;
  • You have the ability to translate briefs into great pieces of work;
  • You are well-organised, stress-resistant and strategic approach to your job;
  • Good communication skills and an enthusiastic approach to collaborating with different teams;
  • You are fluent English (written & spoken).

  • Interested in turning the old institutions into banks people love? Then let’s talk—send us an introduction, your CV and portfolio. Applications without a portfolio will not be considered.
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Marc Corbett
Marc Corbett Senior UX Designer, US Hub

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THE JOB AT BACKBASE

We seek a passionate maker with the talent and skills to translate information and emotion through motion graphic design and visual storytelling. You love motion design and animation, and want to create amazing quality videos -- from Die Hard to Hotel Budapest and mixing it with a bit of Saul Bass.
If you like a challenge and have the skillset to make our team even stronger, you are the one we are looking for!
You will:
  • Work alongside our diverse team of creatives on a wide range of deliverables, from brand and project identities to explainer instruction videos;
  • Contribute new ideas that are ahead of trends;
  • Be in the know of new possibilities within the industry;
  • Raise the bar on kick-ass dynamic videos;
  • Create quick mock-ups to give a sense of direction.
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    REASONS TO 
    JOIN BACKBASE

    develop yourself

    Join one of the knowledge-sharing breakfasts to discover more or come to a guild meeting to share ideas.

    a global community

    With 60+ nationalities working side-by-side in 9 offices around the world, Backbase is a place where you can work on projects with people from all over the world.

    pride and fun

    We take pride in our achievements and we love to celebrate them. We host a variety of parties, celebrations, team outings, games nights and office drinks in all our global hubs.

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    trusted by
    leading banks

    We leave when our clients are happy. Not a day earlier. This committed way of working has won over a lot of our clients’ hearts. This isn’t our first rodeo.

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    join us to
    reach our
    moonshot

    This is the place you need to be… We want to know you and your skills.

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    you impact
    an industry

    MARKETING

    Our main goal is to help drive the digital banking revolution. We want to turn banking into a valuable experience while creating maximum value for our customers and  Backbase.  Whether through a powerful visual campaign or an impactful demand generation program, we always know how to find the right details to win the client over. We are geared towards growth, using reliable and credible stories to create brand awareness and thought leadership for Backbase. Working together with our teams in Amsterdam, USA, and Singapore, we achieve our ambition globally while staying relevant locally.

    team challenge

    MARKETING 

    You are the brand custodian who chooses the right voice, visuals, and tools to promote Backbase when and where needed. You co-own the challenge of explaining to our existing and potential customers why Backbase matters.  Together with a team of analytical and creative minds, you run experiments and create boundary-pushing campaigns to maximize customer engagement and increase our brand awareness.

    worldwide reach

    Works closely together with our teams in the US, Canada, UK,  LATAM and APAC. 

    big opportunities 

    We believe in life-long learning. We are constantly improving and reinvent the way we do things to maximize customers’ engagement. 

    make an impact

    We are here to make banking easier for millions of people globally. Your creative ideas will support Backbase in achieving this goal.

    fun 

    Friday beers, yearly parties, team outings, and games nights. Here, you’d build real friendships.

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    Location

    • Amsterdam 30
    • Atlanta 2
    • Cardiff 8
    • Dubai 3
    • Frankfurt 2
    • Krakow 5
    • London 4
    • Mexico City 2
    • Mumbai 1
    • Princeton 2
    • Singapore 3
    • Utrecht 1
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    BACKBASE IN AMSTERDAM

    Where it all began! Two guys, our founder Jouk and his partner, set out on a mission “to make the internet more beautiful”. Fast-forward 16 years, our offices in Amsterdam are home to over 480 people. The Amsterdam HQ is the largest of our offices and boasts an international mix of talented people. Working in software engineering, sales, marketing, academy or business support, we have a great team that’s driving our growth.

    Located in Amsterdam-Oost (East), our EMEA HQ offices are a stone’s throw away from the beautiful Tropenmuseum, the Amsterdam Royal Zoo and famous windmill brewery Brouwerij ‘t IJ. Famous for its breathtaking architecture, canals, and over 881,000 bikes,  Amsterdam is a city that’s easy to fall in love with.

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    CULTURE

    Our Amsterdam office is home to people from all over the world working in small, lean teams. Loud and busy sometimes but always friendly, helpful, and super fun. We love to celebrate each other’s achievements, share jokes, and our love for food, movies, traveling, and sports. We’re one big and diverse family working towards the same goal.

    With graffiti of Marilyn Monroe and Pulp Fiction stars John Travolta, and Samuel L. Jackson looking cool on our walls, you can probably guess that we love entertainment. From games nights and parties to boat rides and Dj gigs – you name it, we have it.

    lunch

    Free, healthy lunches every day. Plus snacks and drinks.

    social

    Friday parties every month. Office boat you can use with your team.

    health

    Discounted gym membership through our corporate fitness plan.

    training budget

    Specific budget for your personal development.

    referral

    Referral bonus incentive for bringing the best talent.

    clothing

    You can wear clothes you feel comfortable in.

    high spec equipment

    We provide all employees with high-spec Macs and tech set up.

    well-being

    Access to the premium Headspace app.

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    Location

    • Amsterdam 62
    • Atlanta 10
    • Berlin 1
    • Boise 7
    • Bristol 11
    • Cardiff 16
    • Frankfurt 2
    • Guadalajara 3
    • Hyderabad 15
    • Krakow 20
    • Kuala Lumpur 1
    • London 15
    • manila 1
    • Melbourne 1
    • Mexico City 16
    • Milan 1
    • Singapore 7
    • Sydney 2
    • Tokyo 4
    • Toronto 7
    • Utrecht 3
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    OUR VALUES

    We explore new routes. We don’t shy away from being critical of ourselves, our products and our industry. We are open, direct and always questioning the status quo; to keep on learning and keep ourselves and others on their toes.

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    OUR VALUES

    No matter the challenge, we use our creative minds to find ways to make things happen. We are ambitious to be the best in class in the industry. Raising the bar. Pushing each other’s limits to bring out our best. We are determined & pragmatic. No Fluff. Just Stuff.

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    OUR VALUES

    We solve hard problems and look for new opportunities for growth. We inspire. We mobilize the right talent to succeed in our mission. We persevere where others would give up. We feel proud when our vision comes true.

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    OUR VALUES

    We are a company of builders, designers, makers, and doers, always open to learn and improve, shaping the future of banking together with our customers. We ask for feedback and constantly seek insights that make us better.

    together

    OUR VALUES

    We are strong. We come from all over the world and embrace diversity. We believe in open dialogue among a small team of people who trust one another, who are focused outside themselves. This way we create shared consciousness and shared authorship of ideas that no single person could have arrived at independently.

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    APPLICATION PROCESS

    Your upcoming steps in the hiring journey with us depend on the role that you have applied for, however, this is what you can expect. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].

    Let’s Connect

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    Let’s Meet

    Let’s find out how you and Backbase can work together. We’ll call you for an open discussion, so feel free to ask any questions that you might have.

    Let’s DeepDive

    The next step in your journey is to meet us in person. Our secret sauce is hiring people with different perspectives. Show us your special powers in a case or a technical test. Again, the process differs per role, your Recruiter will tell you all about it.

    Welcome to the family!

    It’s official – let’s make it happen together! We look forward to shaping the future of banking with you.

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    • Amsterdam 81
    • Atlanta 17
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