3D Motion Designer

  • Full-time

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

The Block Brand and Purpose team mixes creative, comms, social, and data to build the Block brand and communicate our purpose of economic empowerment. We’re curious, quirky, quick-witted designers, writers, strategists, technologists, analysts, and economists who work on everything from big brand campaigns to deep data analysis. 

We’re looking for a Senior 3D motion designer to join our Block Studio Team, a newly formed in-house design studio that's tasked with delivering best-in-class 3D motion design and visual storytelling services to all the businesses across the Block organization. You will be part of a focused, design driven team where you will conceptualize ideas and help bring them to life through 3D animation. We’re looking for an experienced, thoughtful motion designer who is a good collaborator, great communicator and feels comfortable working on all phases of the production pipeline. You will create design based projects for all the business units across Block and will report to the Block Studio Lead.

You will:

  • Demonstrate an expertise in typography, composition, layout, design thinking, and content strategy in the design solutions you create

  • Work with team members to help conceptualize and execute animation projects for all our social platforms

  • Work on projects from ideation and design through implementation, in partnership with our creative team

  • Translate brand strategy into powerful and purposeful creative concepts

  • Design graphic concepts, assets, and visual treatments for various channels

  • Elevate brand aesthetics while supporting overall brand direction

  • Work with partners across Block to guarantee an integrated brand experience

  • Work with designers, copywriters, communications associates, data analysts, engineers, partners, and creative leadership

  • Juggle a mix of large and small projects, often with overlapping priority and urgency


You have:

  • 6 years of agency or freelance experience

  • Proficiency with Cinema 4D, Redshift, and Adobe Creative Suite 

  • Familiarity with Figma

  • Experience working on all parts of the production pipeline (design, animation, compositing)

  • A portfolio of work that displays proficiency in design, animation, storytelling, color, and compositing

  • Experience working cross-functionally to launch integrated marketing campaigns

  • Familiarity with both new and traditional brand channels and media

Additional Information

Block takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. U.S. locations are categorized into one of four zones based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.

Zone A: USD $202,500 - USD $247,500
Zone B: USD $192,400 - USD $235,200
Zone C: USD $182,300 - USD $222,800
Zone D: USD $172,200 - USD $210,400

To find a location’s zone designation, please refer to this resource. If a location of interest is not listed, please speak with a recruiter for additional information. 

Benefits include the following:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans including company match 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness programs, including access to mental health, 1:1 financial planners, and a monthly wellness allowance 
  • Paid parental and caregiving leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources
  • Paid Life insurance, AD&D. and disability benefits 
  • Perks such as WFH reimbursements and free access to caregiving, legal, and discounted resources 

This role is also eligible to participate in Block's equity plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies, and may be eligible for a sign-on bonus. Sales roles may be eligible to participate in a commission plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies. Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans.

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, and always assess candidates on an individualized basis.

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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