Motion Designer-Video Editor

Title: Motion Designer-Video Editor

Location: Remote-USA


About the team

Zillow is building a world-class creative organization that drives the vision and development of compelling Brand, B2C and B2B communications for all customer touchpoints in the U.S. As a brand, Zillow brought transparency to the real estate market 15+ years ago by allowing buyers and sellers to see the value of every homeand we are reinventing the industry again. Today, we’re going beyond search and find and helping our customers get home by connecting them to Premier Agents, Zillow Home Loans, and new tools and resources that make it easier for them to get the home of their dreams, whether they’re buying or renting.

This team is responsible for delivering relevant and engaging experiences for our customers and partners through understanding the business and delivering compelling creative ideas and content across all mediums, including integrated campaigns and channel specific content, activations and experiences. If your passion is to make great work for a beloved brand that moves people, we’d love to talk with you.

About the role

The Motion Designer / Video Editor is responsible for day-to-day animation and editing projects. The person in this role possesses the ability to complete complex projects from start to finish. This position requires you excel at visual storytelling, whether through footage, photography or motion design. The types of animation and editorial projects will range from Social Media to demo videos to customized live action – it is crucial to have the ability to edit and animate with equal skill. Collaboration is at the heart of what we do at StudioZ and you will work closely with the creative team on all projects.

In this role, you’ll need to juggle deadlines, stay organized, pay attention to the nitty-gritty details, and switch between different creative tasks. It’s also essential to be a people person, excellent at communication, and skilled in taking creative feedback in stride. You should be a self-motivated go-getter who can work on your own but also thrive in a team. Ideally, you have experience in agencies or with in-house brands, especially in the creative and fast-paced world.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Partner with Creative Directors, Art Directors and Designers to help establish Studio Z’s overall motion design vision, philosophy, and processes
  • Collaborate with CD’s, ACD’s, graphic designers, copywriters, and project managers on all projects
  • Concept and implement high-quality 2D animations
  • Collaborate with Creative Teams to ensure consistent brand visual identity across multiple customer touch points
  • With Creative Team partners, elevate, enhance, and expand video content fidelity
  • Enhance all projects, incorporating photo, video, animation, sound design & music
  • Continually gaining technical knowledge on edit and motion techniques
  • Ongoing research into tools and technologies that improve quality and efficiency of post
  • Audit existing music and sound libraries, with exploration of new resources that better match our evolution
  • Mastery of Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator and Figma. Bonus points for DaVinci and Audition
  • Collaborate with Executive Producer and PM’s to realistically establish post-production schedules
  • Grow awareness of Zillow and its lines of business through memorable and compelling content

This role has been categorized as a Remote position. Remote employees do not have a permanent corporate office workplace and, instead, work from a physical location of their choice which must be identified to the Company. Employees may live in any of the 50 US States, with limited exceptions. In certain cases, an employee in a remote-designated job may need to live in a specific region or time zone to support customers or clients as part of their role.

In California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York and Washington the standard base pay range for this role is $87,000.00 – $139,000.00 Annually. This base pay range is specific to California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York and Washington and may not be applicable to other locations.

In addition to a competitive base salary this position is also eligible for equity awards based on factors such as experience, performance and location. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location.

Who you are

  • 5+ years working experience as a motion designer and video editor
  • Understanding of design principles, with a desire to elevate all content created
  • An appetite for social media content and how we make Zillow show up as an industry leader
  • Ability to communicate ideas effectively
  • Adept at prioritizing work and balancing multiple projects at once
  • Understanding of design principles, with a desire to elevate all content
  • Strong attention to detail and experience working under tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and positive, collaborative. Enjoys production and accountable for their work and the larger team
  • Experienced with Adobe Creative Suite and Figma workflows in a post-production environment
  • Value feedback as a critical means for personal and professional growth
  • Have an online portfolio that shows off a range of design styles, diversity of project types and your outstanding animation, storytelling, and design skills
  • Are comfortable with remote based design collaboration
  • Real estate knowledge and a love to tell stories of home a plus
  • Looking to join a collaborative team that demands excellence, celebrates ideas over egos and likes each other as much as they enjoy their job

Get to know us

Zillow is reimagining real estate to make home a reality for more and more people.

As the most-visited real estate website in the United States, Zillow and its affiliates help movers find and win their home through digital solutions, first class partners, and easier buying, selling, financing and renting experiences. Millions of people visit Zillow Group sites every month to start their home search, and now they can rely on Zillow to help make it easier to move. The work we do helps people get home and no matter what job you’re in, you will play a critical role in making home a reality for more and more people.

Our efforts to streamline the real estate transaction are supported by a deep-rooted culture of innovation, our passion to redefine the employee experience, a fundamental commitment to Equity and Belonging, and world-class benefits. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life, and disability coverages as well as parental leave, family benefits, retirement contributions, and paid time off. We’re also setting the standard for work experiences of the future, where our employees are supported in doing their best work and living a flexible, well-balanced life. But don’t just take our word for it. Read recent reviews on Glassdoor and recent recognition from multiple organizations, including: the 100 Best Companies to Work For, Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equity Index, and TIME 100 Most Influential Companies list.

Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at