Job Description

Senior Digital Editor/Animator


Performance.Monks is looking to expand our creative service capabilities by hiring a full-time Digital Editor / Animator. Reporting to the VP of Creative Services, you will be a trailblazer helping to build the creative offering for a top performance marketing agency. You will partner with our Accounts Services team and alongside clients to develop creative that delights and drives results.

This is a newer service offering for the Performance.Monks team, so you will be on the ground floor of building a team that will grow heftily into the future. We are seeking someone who is a fast, flexible go-getter with a sharp eye, adept skills, and the drive to deliver top-notch creative for our clients.

*States we can hire in for remote opportunities: AL, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, ME, MA, MI, NV, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT*

Responsibilities include:


  • Helping translate creative/client briefs into direct response video and animation assets for paid platforms (Facebook, Google, Instagram, TikTok, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.), webpages, email and other digital mediums – both net-new and from existing client materials.
  • editing and animation, animation responsibilities constitute a mix of producing motion graphics and animated banners, net-new and from existing client materials
  • Scrubbing existing client creative assets and searching for stock footage, finding key moments to create performance-focused video assets in various channel-specific aspect ratios.
  • Helping create video edits and animations to kickstart new projects and win pitches.
  • Developing and safeguarding client style guides in digital asset creation.
  • Exceeding client creative asks for the sake of media performance, producing digital assets to best-practice and in line with the project objectives and requirements.
  • Possessing an understanding of direct response media and creative execution for the sake of performance, along with a willingness to learn paid media strategy generally.
  • Willingness to understand and develop the Metric Theory brand, working with our internal marketing team to help build infographics & creative for the Metric Theory website, eBooks & ads as needed.

Team Work:

  • Partner with other Editor/Animators, Designers, Copywriters and Creative Producers on a variety of deliverables under the Direction of the VP of Creative Services. As part of the team, you’ll collaborate with creative team members nationally.
  • Look after the video editing / animation process and improve the work by offering new angles, best practices and practical solutions — ensuring projects meet and exceed our standards.
  • Be keen to learn from others and push yourself to make good work into great work.
  • Partner alongside Account & Channel teams in order to find opportunities to foster and grow new opportunities for the agency.
  • Working across teams and time zones to develop design concepts to drive client paid media performance.



  • 3-5 years technical experience with video editing / animation at an agency
  • Portfolio is required
  • In-depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite with proficiency in Adobe Premier and After Effects
  • Expertise with Facebook/Instagram ad design
  • Experience with banner ad design (IAB standards)
  • 4 year college degree (preferably in design) or equivalent work experience

Not a Must, But a Plus:

  • Knowledge of Google Web Designer or another program that can produce HTML5 ads is a plus.
  • Experience with ad design for other social platforms (Pinterest, LinkedIn, TikTok etc.)
  • Landing page design
  • Presentation decks (Google Slides, Powerpoint, etc.)
  • B2C and B2B experience
  • Unbounce, Optimizely or other UX/UI experience

Additional Skills:

  • Attention to detail
  • Creative and can adapt to changing circumstances
  • Can prioritize and work within specific time frames
  • Solid project management and ability to stay organized
  • Openness to team and client feedback
  • Strong time management skills to be effective and efficient
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Why We’re Frequently Ranked a Best Place to Work

  • Work-life balance with an emphasis on personal well-being, including employee assistance programs and subscriptions to Headspace and Talkspace
  • Authentic commitment to DEI efforts and sustainable growth. (Why Sir Martin Sorrell signed The Climate Pledge here!)
  • Unlimited PTO and well-being days, 15 company-wide holidays including International Women’s Day, Juneteenth, and Indigenous People’s Day – to name a few!
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage with employer paid HRA to cover out of pocket expenses, guaranteed 401K contribution (even when you don’t contribute $1), pet insurance for our at-home companions, fertility care and 16 weeks of paid parental leave – and support for you when you return to work!
  • Employee-centered work model with hybrid or fully remote opportunities
  • Individualized recognition for contributions and new ideas, affording employees the opportunity to make a difference on Day 1
  • A commitment to developing you and your career through a two-year career development program

Most Recent Notable Awards

  • Built in NYC’s Best Company Benefits in 2022
  • Built In NYC’s Best Midsize Companies to Work 2022 (and Colorado!)
  • Built In San Francisco’s List of Companies with the Best Benefits 2021
  • Digiday Award for Most Dedicated to Employee Growth 2020
  • US Search Award for Best Large Agency of 2020
  • Search Engine Land Agency of The Year in 2019
  • Digiday Worklife Award in 2019
  • Inc. Best Workplaces 2017, 2018 and 2019
  • Denver Business Journal’s Best Places to Work 2017-2021
  • Our Search Marketers Get Recognized Too!

Compensation for Colorado Applicants:

  • This role is exempt
  • Base Salary: $75,000 – $85,000
  • Target Annualized Cash Bonus: $6,000
  • Target Total Cash: $81,000 – $91,000

States we can hire in for remote opportunities: AL, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, ME, MA, MI, NV, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT

As an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace, we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, age (over 40), or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws where we operate. Our career development and mentorship programs help make sure all employees have an equal opportunity to grow and expand their personal and professional development.


About Media.Monks:

Media.Monks is on a mission to create a new future for this industry. Our vision? Build everything with a belief that changing for good comes from changing who does the work. Yep, that means you. Welcome to the party—one global, cross-cultural collective with a passion for using our skills to create better and a better world. That’s how we’re able to connect the dots between data, content, digital media, and technology from everywhere we are—a true end-to-end model. Joining the Media.Monks collective means having the opportunity to create award-winning work with some of the most gifted, focused, joyful, talents from all over the world.

At Media.Monks, you’ll be joining a highly ambitious company on a global mission to win the decade by changing the industry for good. Partner to 8 of the 10 most innovative companies in the world, Media.Monks works with established as well as up-and-coming global, regional, DTC and B2B brands, helping them own their data and build out customer ecosystems to elicit smart, efficient, high-impact engines for growth. We deliver table stakes quickly, creating cost efficiencies from day one to push up the creative effectiveness of our work with every cycle.

We are an equal-opportunity employer committed to building a respectful and empowering work environment for all people to freely express themselves amongst colleagues who embrace diversity in all respects. Including fresh voices and unique points of view in all aspects of our business not only creates an environment where we can all grow and thrive but also increases our potential to produce work that better represents—and resonates with—the world around us.