jobby: Art Director, Guru Studio, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

guru-job board-animationGuru Studio’s dedicated creative team is passionate about bringing inspired character driven stories to screens around the world.

Our award winning and internationally renowned  animated entertainment company is looking for an ART DIRECTOR. The Art Director ensuring all artistic aspects of production are of the highest standard and delivered on schedule. This role reports directly to the Director and Producer.
Responsibilities:
• Review submitted designs and ensure they’re of the highest quality and to production and client standards, with particular attention to locations and backgrounds
• Provide detailed direction to design team on every assignment
• Provide clear direction and revisions to individual artists
• Manage Director and client expectations
• Manage specific design requests from clients and find solutions to design challenges
• Communicate effective and production-friendly solutions
• Attend breakdown meetings and give input from the Art Department’s point of view

Qualifications:
• 3+ years in Art Direction
• Must have strong composition/colour experience and contemporary design sense
• Strong communication, time management and team work skills
• Thrive in a high pressure, deadline oriented environment
• Thrives on working in a team and always strives for ingenuity and top level creative
• Degree or Diploma in art/animation/design field is an asset
To Apply:

Location: 110 Spadina Ave / Downtown Toronto

Please email resumes and links to blogs, portfolios or reels (Vimeo preferred) to: hireme@gurustudio.com with ART DIRECTOR in the subject line.

Ontario and/or Canadian Citizenship Required. Guru is an equal opportunity employer

Thank you for your interest in Guru Animation Studio. Hope to hear from you soon.

 

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