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The Animator reports the Assistant Manager – Videography. This is a hybrid position with in-office location at the Rogers Park, Chicago campus. The Animator – Videography, must be an After Effects expert, and will work closely with leadership, marketing, and product teams to create industry-leading marketing and product animations. 

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following: 
  • Designs, storyboards, and produces animated technical explainer videos, social media marketing videos, motion graphics, and animated product videos 
  • Assists in live-action video production including camera operation and basic lighting, as well as post-production editing 
  • Experience with 3D animation, turning static CAD files into completed videos 
  • Creates custom assets in Illustrator for highly technical explainer videos 
  • Works collaboratively with members of Videography, Marketing, Product Management, Editorial, and other appropriate parties to develop animation solutions 
  • Sets clear expectations with customers to define scope, schedule, and goals for projects. 
  • Project manages assignments from concept to completion with limited supervision. 
  • Prioritizes and efficiently manages day to day work while updating project management tools in union with ongoing jobs.  
  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and offer solutions, including execution of annual projects and goals. 
  • Draws on experience and insights of fellow team members to find solutions. Seeks out additional information when relevant 
  • Sets clear expectations with customers to define scope, schedule, and goals for projects. 
  • Ensures final videos are aligned with branding guidelines. 
  • Stay up to date on new technologies to evolve S&C’s web presence 
  • Commitment to continued training to better understand S&C’s industry and products. 

Minimum Qualifications and Characteristics: 
  • Bachelor's degree in computer animation, related field, or equivalent 
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience 
  • Strong written and verbal communication, problem solving and project management skills 
  • Expert knowledge of After Effects. Advanced knowledge of Photoshop, and Illustrator. Proficient at Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Teams and Outlook. Working knowledge of DaVinci Resolve & Final Cut Pro X.  
  • Knowledge of Cinema 4D (or similar software) and experience with CAD-based 3D animation  
  • Ability to translate technical information into clear messaging for non-technical audiences 
  • Please provide a link to online portfolio of animation work within resume/cover letter.

Major Physical Demands 
  • Physical demands normally associated with video production environment including lifting and moving lights, cameras, tripods, sandbags, and other objects up to 50 lbs 
  • Frequent use of keyboard and mouse 
  • Physical demands normally associated with an office environment. 

S&C’s culture is based on the four guiding principles on which the company was founded more than 100 years ago: personal integrity, respect for people, commitment to excellence, and responsible stewardship. The S&C team member benefits package includes health care and dental coverage, life insurance, 401(k) and pension plans, long-term disability coverage, and a generous tuition reimbursement plan. As a 100% employee-owned company in the U.S., S&C empowers its team members to operate with an ownership mentality. Both within our campus walls (with free on-site parking!) and out in the communities where we live, S&C’s team members hold ourselves and each other accountable to the highest standards of quality and integrity. 



S&C is a global company providing equipment and services for electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching and protection products for electric power transmission and distribution. S&C’s Engineering teams design solutions for a portfolio of products for a wide range of customers including electric utilities and industrial/commercial power users. S&C offers broad opportunities for advancement, excellent education and training programs, a challenging work environment, and a strong package of pay and benefits.

The Human Energy of S&C has been built on the principles of integrity, enthusiasm, and sustained energy. These are the traits that S&C has always looked for and found when seeking people to join our 100% employee-owned team. S&C would not be where it is today without the diversity of our team members and business partners. We consider our diversity to be a core strength of our company, and we aspire to align our team-member demographics with the populations in which we live and work. To realize this vision, we seek to facilitate the career development of minorities, women and all team members through events hosted by our Inclusion, Diversity, Engagement and Awareness (I.D.E.A.) Group, Women’s Empowerment Group and other S&C affinity groups.
S&C has a proud and longstanding tradition of providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Further, S&C is committed to taking affirmative action to ensure that qualified females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities can pursue equal employment opportunities. For information regarding equal employment opportunity, please see


On the (Admin, HR, General Management, Strategy, IT, F&A, HSE, S&L) team, we are responsible for several core business functions and collaborate with departments across S&C to collectively achieve S&C's mission. We are key players in facilitating how S&C provides long-term value to our employee owners. Always focused on the big picture of revolutionizing the energy sector, we take pride in the impact we have on S&C by empowering our team members to succeed.