• Motion Design Internship

    Job Location CA-ON-London
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/11/2019 2:49 PM)
    Job ID
    London Life
    Job Category
    Digital Services
    Job Type
    Temporary Full Time
    Job Industry
    Financial Services and Banking, Insurance
    Career Level
    Posted End Date
  • Job Description

    This is your opportunity to help transform one of Canada's largest and most trusted companies and join the Digital Services Customer Experience group at Great-West Life. We’re an innovative, collaborative and fast-paced team within one of Canada's largest insurance and financial institutions.

    We are looking for a passionate full-time Motion Design intern for our Digital Services Customer Experience team across Great-West Life, Canada Life and London Life. The Animation team produces high-quality creative for internal and external audiences. The content varies between instructional, promotional, educational and sentimental.

    Based in Toronto or London,
    the successful candidate must have experience telling stories through animation and be able to transform complex ideas into meaningful messages. An eye for design is required.




    • Bring new ideas to the table and articulate them effectively as a strategy
    • Provide feedback on messaging and scripts to best tell a story
    • Follow brand standards to ensure creative is cohesive with other deliverables
    • Create storyboards and collect inspiration to express ideas
    • Explain your approach to colleagues and stakeholders
    • Illustrate and design custom graphics and characters
    • Animate assets realistically with delight and intention
    • Remain organized and consistent throughout all projects for faster workflow
    • Integrate and export of projects in various formats
    • Stay current with new hardware, software and creative trends
    • Collaborate with our Design, UX, Content, Marketing and Front-End Development teams to implement animations in a collaborative environment
    • Occasionally travel to London, Montreal, Toronto or Winnipeg to communicate progress

    Qualifications and Competencies:

    • A graduate of a Bachelors Degree or Diploma program in animation, graphic design, multimedia, broadcast television or a related discipline
    • Skilled with programs such as Adobe After Effects, Premiere Photoshop, Illustrator and Maxon Cinema 4D
    • Experience with industry standard plugins, presets and scripts
    • Sound design experience and able to use Adobe Audition
    • Experience with videography, editing and knowledge of video equipment is an asset
    • Knowledge of HD formats and compressions
    • Demonstrated understanding of graphic and motion design
    • Knowledge of key animation principles, both traditional and digital
    • Strategic thinking that considers the user goals, business goals and creative solutions
    • Able to convey a story through sketches
    • Experience with corporate brands
    • Self-motivated and extremely organized
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Team oriented and able to work collaboratively
    • Demonstrates professionalism, discretion and good judgment in interactions with colleagues, stakeholders and customers
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Can handle multiple projects simultaneously and manage time effectively
    • Able to accept feedback from others
    • Eager to develop personal career and achieve goals


    Discover your opportunity….Apply today!


    Great-West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness facilities.  If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.


    Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.


    We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.



    Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.


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