Motion Designer/Video Editor

Ghost Note is looking for a Motion Designer/Video Editor to join us in creating impactful, story-driven work for brands like Nike, Apple, The Smithsonian, and MTV. This role has a specific focus on creating, designing and producing motion graphics, branded video content, and leading post-production video editing at the agency.
Full Time


Ghost Note is a Black-owned and operated creative agency born and based in the District of Columbia. While our roots are in DC, our team has embraced our remote environment and spread our footprint to LA and NYC.

We partner with movement makers and iconic brands alike to create stories, experiences, and digital that lift up diverse creatives and drive investments in underserved communities.

The Role

We are looking for a creative and versatile Motion Designer/Video Editor to add to our ranks in a full-time capacity. This designer thinks beyond just making work that moves, they know how to create work that moves people. They would be immersed into a fun and fast-paced small agency environment and would be asked to perform a wide variety of tasks in service of brand, digital, social, and video projects at the agency. This designer would possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team through every step of the creative process from concept through production and final delivery. Specifically, this individual would be responsible for creating, designing and producing motion graphics, branded video content, and leading post-production video editing in service of establishing our agency style and standard of excellence in our emerging video vertical.


About You: 

  • You are always looking for ways to push the work to the next level
  • You have strong design and typography skills
  • You have experience working with developers, art directors, content strategists, and project managers or projects with multiple stakeholders
  • You have a demonstrated and clear understanding of the full video production process
  • You have experience working with contracted video production crews and producers
  • You are extremely organized and detail-oriented in post-production management
  • You are very familiar with video production for social media
  • You are comfortable both working independently as well as collaborating across teams 
  • You know how and when to ask the right questions to clients and collaborators to order ensure that the highest quality creative work is being delivered
  • You’re always thinking about how we can use motion and video to engage with audiences across brand touch points

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and animate graphics for brand content across multiple platforms
  • Edit video for branded content including promo spots, social content, scripted shorts, explainer videos, and case studies
  • Design and adapt overlays, graphics, and motion toolkits
  • Design dynamic captioning, animate typography, and create title designs
  • Concept video ideas using storyboards and scripts while working closely with creative and strategic partners.


  • Minimum of 4+ years of design/video experience
  • Agency experience in a related industry (Advertising, Creative, Digital, Marketing) is a huge plus
  • An up-to-date reel that clearly illustrates exceptional editing skills and creative flair.
  • Strong storytelling sensibilities.
  • Illustration skills a plus
  • Strong understanding of current industry trends and techniques
  • Proficiency in core Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere, and After Effects)
  • Proficiency with Google Suite (Sheets, Docs, Slides) and Mac (Pages and Keynote) and
  • Highly organized in regards to both technical process and practice

Benefits Include:

  • 401k (with company match)
  • Generous Vacation Policy
  • Health + dental + vision with company contribution
  • Equipment provided during employee tenure
  • Paid Family medical leave

The Fine Print

  • This is a remote position.
  • Please note that candidates must be eligible to work in the United States
  • Salary range is $100k-120k and commensurate with experience
  • To apply please send your resume and a link to your portfolio to

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