jobby: Art Director, Bron Studios, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

BRON-STUDIOS_Logo_FOR-LIGHT-BGWe are seeking a great Art Director to join our team at Bron as we embark on development of our first animated feature film. We are seeking an experienced designer and leader to spearhead and supervise the design team in crafting the overall visual target and style for our production. You must have a passion for your craft, take direction well, remain calm under pressure and be a great team player.
Responsibilities:
• Lead the design team in realizing the Director’s design vision for the production
• Collaborate with VFX Supervisor and other leads on production efficiency solutions
• Interpret and implement notes and feedback in a timely and qualitatively acceptable manner
• Collaborate with downstream artists(modelling, rigging, animation) to test efficacy of designs in production and make adjustments to designs as required.
• Work with Production to establish estimate bids
• Enforce team file management and other technical standards.
• Interact respectfully and professionally with colleagues
• Proactively communicate issues to supervisors and colleagues
• Actively share information, methods, and ideas with your team
• Additional duties as required by production
Requirements:
• Degree or Diploma in Fine Arts or Animation and/or relevant industry experience
• Strong background in design
• Ability to work in diverse visual development styles as required
• Knowledge of anatomy, proportion, perspective, composition and colour
• Strong drawing, illustration and/or painting skills
• Proficiency with Photoshop
• Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely
• Solid work ethic and positive attitude
• Works well under pressure
• Self motivating and pro-active
• Efficient and detail oriented
• Strong problem solving skills
• Ability to work collaboratively
Additional Desired Skills:
• Knowledge of 2D and 3D layout
• Understanding of CG production, particularly with respect to modelling, rigging, look development and lighting
• Experience with Zbrush, Corel Painter, Maya

Contact: contact@bronstudios.com

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