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Axis Animation Recruiting Art Director & Flaunt Producer

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Art Director

Category: Art Director
Company: Axis Animation
Location: Glasgow (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Job outline:

Currently Axis are expanding their Art department and are seeking an experienced, talented Art Director to join them onsite in Glasgow on an ongoing basis.
\r\n\r\nThis a great opportunity for an exceptional individual with an eye for amazing imagery to join a passionate team of artists in one of the UK’s leading studios.
\r\n\r\nThe Art Director role involves project leadership and applying creative ingenuity to a wide range of art and design challenges within the studio. A high degree of talent and skill is required and prospective candidates will be expected to be able to conceptualize design briefs, and carry out the execution of various types of work to a very high standard during both pitch and production stages of projects going through the studio.

Job Responsibilities:

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Generate inspirational, innovative concepts, designs, renderings and creative ideas.
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Produce various types of artwork to support concepts, designs and ideas, to a high standard and within agreed timescales as required – eg: Storyboards, Production renderings, Sketches, Design documents and layouts, Colour Scripts, Backdrops, Matte paintings, etc.
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Provide feedback, direction and supervision to other artists within the art department, some of whom may be external to the studio or off-site.
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Support the work of Producers, Directors, Creative Directors and other Creative leads in the pitch and pre-production, and production stages of projects.
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Support CG supervisors, team leads and other CG artists in their work by clearly communicating and helping the team achieve art direction goals, and feeding back on work produced where required.
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Create, design and innovate, in collaboration with others or individually, to suit the task at hand.
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Help to motivate, manage and produce effective results across the art team, providing senior support where necessary.
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Deliver results that meets and exceeds expectations, ensuring a reliable contact with the team and clients when required.
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Present concepts and design ideas, listen to feedback and make recommendations that are achievable within budget and schedule.

Job experience needed:

Extensive Portfolio showing examples of the following types of work: Concept design, Production Design, Illustration, Storyboards, Colour scripts, Matte painting. (Whilst we do not necessarily expect candidates to have experience in all of these areas, a wide range of skills is a key criteria).
Ability to work in a variety of styles, with an emphasis on realistic material .
A keen and critical eye for framing, composition, colour, lighting, design, style and impact, with excellent attention to detail.
Minimum 3 years previous experience in Art Direction, Production Design, Illustration or Conceptual Artist roles.
Ability to mentor and supervise other artists.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills – clear and precise communication regarding art and design related matters within the team and with clients and management is a core responsibility.
A strong sense of Initiative, and the ability to self manage, multi-task, prioritize and problem solve.
In depth knowledge of Photoshop.

Apply here:- http://www.axisanimation.com/index.php?id=1107
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Flaunt Producer

Category: Producer
Company: Axis Animation
Location: Glasgow (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Job outline:

Flaunt Productions are seeking to recruit London based freelance Producers on an ongoing basis to work on next generation game cinematics and commercial animation projects. The ideal candidate will be experienced in every aspect of production including pitching, budgeting, scheduling, briefing and managing teams and overseeing post production
\r\n\r\nPlease note all applicants at time of application must have full working rights for the UK and hold an appropriate visa where applicable.

Job Responsibilities:

The role requires an experienced Producer with a proven track record of delivering high quality products, who has the skills required to manage projects – staying within budget and on schedule. We’re also looking for a great communicator who will organise and motivate their team and work alongside directors and creative leads to ensure their vision is realised.\r\n \r\nThe role will involve liaising with and advising clients to determine requirements and manage their expectations, producing cost breakdowns and scheduling, and generally overseeing projects from start to finish.\r\n \r\nYou will often be the first point of contact with clients so will need to be completely at ease meeting and discussing projects with senior personnel, and be able to instil calm and confidence in clients.\r\n \r\nAxis Animation is a friendly place to work, with a strong creative ethic.\r\nYou must have a real interest in pushing the aesthetic of what we do and an appreciation of what that means for the artists and technology within the Axis studio.

Job experience needed:

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years experience within a CG related environment.
The ability to work to tight deadlines across concurrent projects is essential.
The ability to interact with Directors, CG supervisors, Lead and Technical Artists, to determine creative and technical requirements of projects is integral to this role.
The ability to problem solve and flag up potential problems is necessary.
A solid work ethic and positive attitude in the face of challenging situations is vital.
Attention to detail is essential.

Apply here:- http://www.axisanimation.com/index.php?id=1108
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