Senior Brand and Motion Designer

Posted May 25

About Aurora Solar

Are you ready to join the solar revolution? Look no further than Aurora Solar, where we're on a mission to create a solar energy future for all.  

A fast-growing Series D company, Aurora is disrupting the clean energy industry and changing the course of history with our award-winning, industry-leading software. This software doesn’t just design millions of solar projects, but it designs a better tomorrow, empowering solar companies to sell, design, and install residential and commercial solar arrays accurately, seamlessly, and at scale. 

It’s our goal to have every solar installation in the world pass through our software, and we’ve got a stellar team that’s helping us get there. We were named one of “The Best Mid Sized Remote Companies To Work for in 2023” by and have been awarded #1 Solar Software platform by Solar Power World, and as we continue to build, we need even more passionate, skilled, and, well, energized people on board.

About the Role

We are seeking a brand-minded design generalist with 5+ years of experience and a passion for video and motion design to join our growing Brand & Communications team. This person will support the marketing and design teams to tell compelling stories through traditional marketing channels as well as video and motion, with the goal of expanding our brand reach to attract new customers while delighting existing partners. 

As a new Aurora Design team member, you will craft and build the foundation for branded motion design practice, including graphics packages and animated assets that scale. You will create unique product ads and sizzle reels to support our marketing campaigns across various channels including website, social media, and events. You will also provide assets to elevate brand moments and interactions to promote our product. This role will work alongside our product marketing team to launch product campaigns that set the standard of the solar industry. This role is for an expert creative who understands how motion can unify the branded product experience across the entire brand experience, while always being customer focused— from their first impression to their 100th interaction.

What You'll Do

  • Serve as one of our core visual designers on our Brand & Communication team working to build and evolve the brand language
  • Build and lead the motion graphics and video brand language for the Aurora
  • Collaborate with the product marketing team to develop effective promotional campaigns
  • Create graphic assets packages to unify visual design across various media channels including youtube, website, webinars, and live events 
  • Collaborate and support the larger design team on motion design needs
  • Support product design efforts, including defining and implementing motion design language for Aurora products (ex: design micro-interactions within the product) 

What We Value

  • Excellent eye for visual design and typography, with extensive design knowledge and a versatile design sensibility
  • 5+ years experience in this or similar role with a body of work to provide context to their journey
  • Detailed understanding of animation and storytelling methodologies and frameworks
  • Experience crafting motion graphics, video editing, and interaction design, for brands and creating traditional marketing materials
  • Stellar portfolio of design work and motion graphics projects including evidence designing and building motion graphic assets packages
  • Experience collaborating with an interactive/digital agency and marketing departments
  • Expertise in using Figma and the Adobe Creative Suite including Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premier and other professional motion-based software
  • Bonus if skilled with 3D software such as Cinema 4D, Blender, Maya and experience with incorporating 3D into your work
  • Please include portfolio of work in application

Aurora is dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workforce of people who believe in and are passionate about creating a future of solar energy for all. We are an equal opportunity employer, we welcome and consider qualified applicants regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. We encourage you to apply even if you believe that you do not meet all of the above criteria!

Aurora is committed to creating an inclusive and accessible experience for all candidates. If you require a reasonable accommodation that would better enable your success during the application or interview process, please complete this form.

For San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.