We are a growing animation studio based in Los Angeles seeking an experienced Art Director, with a 2D environment art background. This Art Director will oversee visual development of our upcoming animated feature film, based on a successful gaming IP, including its characters, world design, conceptual environment, costumes, and props. The ideal candidate will have a strong background leading an art department for animated features. Please only apply if you have experience working on animated feature films as an Art Director.
- In accordance with the needs and direction of the Director, guide the members of the film production team, build a mature film development pipeline, and provide specific plans and adjustment guidance during the process of building the pipeline.
- In the process of art creation, maintain quality control on design drafts and test scenes at each stage, give suggestions for modification plans, and offer technical guidance for development and design.
- Lead and participate in specific visual developments of film projects, participate in important creative discussion meetings, and provide opinions and make decisions on the development direction.
- Required Qualifications:
- More than 10 years of experience working in the film industry and participating in the art development of complete original films or animated works.
- Must be familiar with the art pipeline for feature film production as well as with the 3D animation production process.
- Must have strong art production experience and have a unique view of domestic and foreign film art styles.
- Must possess a strong sense of aesthetics and originality and can easily grasp different art styles.
- Experience working as an Art Director at an established animation studio.
- Bachelor's degree or higher in art, animation, film, games, or a related field.
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- 401(k) retirement plan with matching contributions
- Paid time off and holidays
- Opportunities for bonuses and career advancement
We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. If you are passionate about storytelling in animation and excited to join a dynamic and growing studio, please submit your resume and portfolio for consideration.
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