Motion Designer / Animator

Full-time at Kola (Yaounde - CMR)

02 Open positions

About Kola

Kola is a Fintech Startup which aims to facilitate financial inclusion and access to financial services for people and businesses in the CEMAC region using the power of technology.Ultimately, our mission is to accelerate economic development by building the number one financial service company for Central Africa and beyond.

As a Graphic Designer, you will be responsible for delivering the best online user experience, which makes your role extremely important for our success and ensuring customer satisfaction and loyalty. You will be designing ideas using various methods and latest technology. You will be designing graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs, forms, and widgets; and printable media.

Key experience and personal attributes

  • Quick adaptation
  • flexibility
  • communication
  • open-minded
  • sense of analysis & efficiency
  • rigor & dynamism
  • team spirit
  • learner
  • growth oriented
  • Intellectual integrity
  • Hardworking

Scope of the role

We are looking for a Graphic Designer to create engaging and on-brand graphics for a variety of media.

  • Read scripts and storylines to understand animation requirements
  • Prepare presentations with raw designs to customers
  • Study design briefs and determine requirements
  • Develop storyboards for the initial stages of production
  • Create models,drawings and illustrations by hand or electronically
  • Join images with background graphics and special effects
  • Amend designs after feedback
  • Ensure synchronization of frames and audio
  • Participate in editing process
  • Collaborate with production crew (designers, directors etc.)
  • Great multi-tasking skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Be familiar with the concepts of motion design and animations

Our current tech

At Kola we design and implement digital financial solutions for a better-connected world. Our mission is to build the pipes for a seamless flow of capital across Financial Institutions, People and Small & Medium Businesses.


Minimum qualifications

  • Self-taught with proven experience or At least BAC +2 in computer science, Design,Fine Arts or equivalent
  • Motion design and/or Amination portfolio of all old works is mandatory
  • Degree in Design, Fine Arts or related field is a plus

Desired qualifications

  • Be passionate about Design
  • A strong portfolio of motion design
  • Knowledge of 2D/3D,stop motion and computer-generated animation
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details
  • Excellent communication skills and sense of teamwork
  • Proficient in CGI and/orvideo editing software (Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Blender etc.)
  • Comfortable working with deadlines and budget restrictions
  • Proven experience as animator
  • Motion design skills
  • A creative storyteller with presentation abilities

Reasons to work with us

  • Decent salary with fast potential to increase
  • We provide a friendly working environment
  • Your opinions and ideas matter
  • Support for continuous learning, development and growth
  • Awesome bilingual working environment
  • Work on new and exciting technologies on par with international standards
  • Tapping in the growing digital economy in the CEMAC region
  • Strong support for female employees.

The Assets Of The Job

  • This is a full-time, salaried position
  • We will offer you the support you need to help you grow as an impactful worker and a human being
  • We provide a friendly working environment
  • Access to a broadband internet connection
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