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Senior Motion Designer | Retail eCommerce | Dubai

Date: 02-May-2021

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 89881 

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.


About the role

We are currently seeking an experienced Motion Designer to carry out end to end Management of Digital Marketing Campaigns (Website, email, Static and Animated for Ad networks). As a Motion Designer on the performance team, you’ll work within a group of Digital Marketers, designers, and writers to create engaging performance Static and animated ads at scale. You will think out of the box and know how to work quickly and efficiently to design efficient animated ads which are triggering actions while optimizing your designs to make them perform at their best. You will be comfortable creating static and animated campaigns for various retail brands of Al Futtaim Group in a variety of different industry verticals (Home, Fashion, Toys, etc.) for a variety of different platforms (website, paid social, email)



  • Create static & animated 360 campaigns from scratch    
  • Creation of Static & animated assets for websites & ad platforms as well as emailers        




Minimum Requirements:

  • 5 years + in graphic & motion design


Minimum Experience and Knowledge: 

  • 3+ years in an eCommerce environment (retail is a plus)
  • Experience with the principles of creating an advertising campaign; Mood boards, look & feel…
  • Familiar with A/B testing and iterative optimization
  • Up to date with latest market trends and winning campaigns
  • Team player with ability to self-learn
  • English fluent
  • Arabic is a plus


Job-Specific/Technical Skills required to complete the tasks:

  • E-com experience is must (3+ years)
  • 5years plus in Adobe creative suite including AfterEffects, Premiere Pro, Indesign, Photoshop, Figma and Illustrator
  • Great file organization and tracking skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects, manage time in an efficient manner and implement feedback
  • Knowledge and experience with performance campaigns
  • Ability to take direction from creative and non-creative stakeholders
  • Creative by nature
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A high level of customer focus and the ability to understand efficiency over "beauty"
  • Understanding of Ecom mechanics (relation between different KPIs)



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