Sr. Motion Designer, Pepsi


Posted April 30 / New York / Full time / On Site


PepsiCo Design & Innovation is a creatively driven team that leverages the power of Design Thinking to solve brand and business problems that drive meaningful value and growth. 

Our mission is to elevate the role of design and design thinking as a function, process, mindset, and as culture in PepsiCo and the broader business world.

We are a consumer-centric organization with a start-up mentality within our larger organization; we partner with world-class partners in Marketing, Insights, and R&D to strategically drive business results with purpose. 


As part of the PepsiCo Design team, you will partner closely with functional design experts as well as the business to develop brand design strategies across a spectrum of capabilities including product architecture, innovation pipelines, visual identity systems, design guidelines, packaging design, and digital design experiences.

The Sr. Motion Designer will engage with cross-functional teams to drive comprehensive brand graphic design, 3D visualization projects, motion and storytelling from ideation and strategy to execution. 

The main objective of this role is to guide brand design, help craft the brand narratives, prototype, and execute major design projects across the portfolio. Ideal candidates are self-starters, can navigate ambiguity, need little direction, take their craft seriously, but also enjoy designing quick hits for laughs and likes.

  • Generate creative design proposals (visions, scenarios, concepts) in order to visualize the desired output and share it with internal and external team members, in a rapid-paced, high-output environment.
  • Develop 3D, Motion graphics and animations to support innovation team content creation, prototyping, visualizations, and creation of graphic toolkits.
  • Technically solid, able to illuminate ideas and visualize design stories across a variety of media working seamlessly between 2D and 3D workspaces and programs
  • Work collaboratively with client groups and key stakeholders to leverage and share best practices and manage project timelines and deliverables
  • Design in alignment to evolving brand needs with emphasis on brand consistency + meet business objectives
  • Lifestyle, Design, & Culture: Responsible for staying ahead of current trends in design, fashion, music, lifestyle brands, social media, and all relevant digital platforms. Followed by the need to translate into design solutions consumer connections to elevate our brands, make them hyper-relevant and drives deep consumer love.
  • Ideate and construct ideas within a team-based design environment
  • Communicates regularly. Manages internal and external (agency partners) timelines, milestones and deadlines to ensure timely delivery.
  • External Design Network: Supports the PepsiCo Design Organization in building and cultivating a strong external design network.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • The expected compensation range for this position is between $79,800 - $133,450 based on a full-time schedule
  • Location, confirmed job-related skills and experience will be considered in setting actual starting salary.
  • Bonus based on performance and eligibility; target payout is 8% of annual salary paid out annually
  • Paid time off subject to eligibility, including paid parental leave, vacation, sick, and bereavement
  • In addition to salary, PepsiCo offers a comprehensive benefits package to support our employees and their families, subject to elections and eligibility: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Insurance (Accident, Group Legal, Life), Defined Contribution Retirement Plan


  • BA in Design OR 4+ Years of experience in-house or agency in brand design, advertisement or content creation
  • Background in graphic design with a focus on 3D/Motion graphics + understanding of branding + digital outputs
  • Strong portfolio of motion, 3D, and design work showcasing digital projects
  • Technically solid, expert in Adobe Creative Suite programs
  • Social media-minded curator
  • Great sketching (digital and/or hand sketching) skills and idea development techniques to create and communicate concepts
  • Direction – Researching complex subjects, developing treatments, keeping each project on time and within budget
  • Foundational photography skills including lighting, composition, and retouching; ability to articulate ideas conceptually
  • Team player, avid collaborator passionate for creativity and innovation
  • Excellent written and communication skills

EEO Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy.

 Please view our Pay Transparency Statement