Added by on 2014-09-16

Nerd Corps Entertainment Recruiting Art Director

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Art Director

Department: Design
Location: Vancouver

About the Position

As the art director you control the overall visual direction of the show style. You supervise and provide direction to the design team and also directly contribute to the project’s design.

Responsibilities

Establish and refine show style
Develop and oversee show specific style guide and communicate it to the design team
Ensure viability while maximizing artistic objectives
Collaborate with clients on designs that need special direction
Directly contribute to project design
Collaborate with VFX and modelling departments, to ensure render style matches show art direction
Attend breakdown meetings and provide input from the art department’s point of view
Provide quality assurance of all creative deliverables
Provide detailed direction to design team
Elevate the creative level of products coming out of Nerd Corps
Proactively ensure that concepts, designs and desired outputs are obtained within the project timeline and budget

Recruiting

Be part of the recruiting process by assisting the HR department with the development of job descriptions, sourcing of candidates as well as being involved in the selection and orientation process

Crew Management

Oversee the daily activities of the design team
Be aware of the capabilities of the design team
Partner with management to guide artists’ overall professional development, provide performance feedback, mentor, assist with resolving performance issues and maintain positive morale among the crew
Foster and enable cross-departmental communication and collaboration
Work with production team to identify appropriate staffing levels and needs
Demonstrate optimism and positive expectations of others

Qualifications

5+ years in art direction experience in animation or television world
BA/BFA degree in fine arts or commercial arts field an asset
Understanding of the translation from 2D art work to 3D models
Must have strong 3D design experience for animation
Must possess excellent communication, interpersonal, and multi-tasking skills
Experience leading strategic brainstorming sessions, creative brief development and directing creative execution
Excellent communication skills (able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas)
Able to orient and train new employees
Experience in supervising and training, as well as leadership qualities
Very strong problem solving skills
Very strong artistic skills
Able to set priorities for yourself and others, as well as manage the progress of work
Able to multi-task and prioritize
Thrive in a high-pressure, deadline-oriented environment
Enjoy working in team atmosphere and have a proactive approach to work

THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the Nerd Corps team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted.

Apply here:- http://hire.jobvite.com/CompanyJobs/Careers.aspx?nl=1&k=Job&j=oO5vZfw7&s=CG_Society
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