• Motion Design Internship

    Job Locations CA-ON-London
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
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    Job Category (EN)
    Digital Services
  • Job Description (EN)

     Discover your Opportunity Today!


    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.


    In this role, you will:

    • Conceptualize, illustrate and create motion graphics
    • Provide feedback on messaging and scripts to best tell a story
    • Interface with colleagues and business partners
    • Create storyboards to express ideas
    • Bring new ideas to the table and articulate them effectively
    • Illustrate and design custom graphics and characters
    • Animate assets realistically with delight and intention
    • Keep informed with new hardware, software and creative trends
    • Be organized and consistent throughout all projects for accurate content
    • Integrate and export of projects in various formats


    Qualifications and competencies:

    • Currently enrolled in a Bachelors Degree or Diploma program in animation, graphic design, multimedia or a related discipline
    • Skilled with design and 3D programs such as Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Maxon Cinema 4D
    • Experienced with industry standard plugins and presets such as Rubberhose, Motion v2 and Trapcode Suite
    • Sound design experience and able to use Adobe Audition
    • Experience with HTML5 ads using Adobe Animate, Flexitive or Google Web Design is an asset
    • Knowledge of video editing, HD formats and compressions
    • Experienced with corporate brands
    • Demonstrated understanding of graphic and motion design
    • Self-motivated, extremely organized, outgoing and energetic
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Knowledge of key animation principles, both traditional and digital
    • Able to convey a story through sketches
    • Team oriented and collaborative
    • Demonstrates professionalism, discretion and good judgment in interactions with colleagues, business partners and customers
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Can handle multiple projects simultaneously
    • Able to accept feedback from others
    • Eager to develop personal career and achieve goals


    We offer a challenging, team-oriented work environment, competitive income and benefits, and opportunities for professional and personal development and growth. 

    Apply with cover letter resume and reel today! 

    Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of 12 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. 

    Candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.




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


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