Art Director

Moonbug Entertainment Los Angeles , CA 90001

Posted 1 week ago

The Art Directors will be responsible for the visual style of the animation and decide how the characters, props, and environments are going to look, and provide a basis for the rest of the art department to work from. the Art directors will determine the design language of the film, which requires them to have an understanding of what the final, on-screen image will look like and how to get there. Working along with the concept artists, the Art Director will be involved in the sketch development and artwork that communicate the artistic vision to the rest of the crew.

Responsibilities

  • Lead, manage, mentor, and assign tasks to the design staff to create designs, layouts, and assets.
  • Oversees the implementation of established art direction throughout the lifecycle of the animation production pipeline.
  • Oversees and provides approvals of artwork, provides thoughtful feedback, as well as drawovers if necessary to external vendor pre-production stakeholders.
  • Provide exemplary artwork to clarify creative intent.
  • Generates artwork in areas of specialization which may include character, environment, props, textures, mood, lighting, and story concepts.
  • Participates in setting lighting and design infrastructure.
  • Accountable for on time, on-budget execution, and delivery of all design assets.
  • Manages research and development activities that support the team's vision.
  • Communicate with Sr. production leadership to ensure designs fall on schedule and within scope.
  • Understand the design elements of projects, inspire and lead other creative workers, and keep projects on budget and on time.
  • Determine how best to represent a concept visually.
  • Develop and maintain the overall look of the series as well as related content.
  • Review and approve designs, artwork, and additional graphics developed by other staff members for the series.

Requirements

  • Extensive art direction experience in the children's media space, ideally preschool content.
  • Must be an excellent multitasker.
  • Possess strong communication skills.
  • Leadership experience and well-developed teamwork skills.

Benefits

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Training & Development
  • Work From Home
  • Free Food & Snacks
  • Wellness Resources
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