Red Star 3D

Red Star 3D are seeking a talented ART DIRECTOR to oversee the visual style of a charming stop-motion-style half-hour animated special.

The job:

  • Develop and maintain the film’s visual style in conjunction with the directors and producers.
  • Produce art materials to guide production of assets, including the film’s characters and environments.
  • Produce the film’s colour script and keys.
  • Review deliverables, including assets, layout and final visuals to ensure they meet the approved visual style.
  • Where necessary, oversee other artists to produce the above.
  • Oversee production of promotional stills and other PR assets.

Must have:

  • Strong artistic skills in line drawing and colour.
  • Filmmaking skills and knowledge, including an understanding of story and drama.
  • Organisational and leadership ability to oversee a team of approx. 5 artists.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in creative roles in film and/or animation.

Nice to have:

  • Experience as Art Director on an animated film or TV series
  • Experience designing in a stop-motion style
  • Ability to work in Autodesk Maya
  • Storyboarding experience

Contract term: June 2023 – July 2024

This role is fully remote but is open only to candidates working from a time zone within 3 hours of the UK. Due to the way the project is funded, preference will be given to candidates physically based in the UK.

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