3D Art Director

City, State
Austin, TX
Full time
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About the job

We are a fast paced, rapidly growing team that creates award winning shows and feature length productions targeting gamers, anime fans and a wide range of others for both it’s own web platforms and others including YouTube, Netflix, Go90 and CrunchyRoll. Rooster Teeth Animation is looking for an Art Director to inspire and lead the visual direction of upcoming 3D productions at the studio. As part of the Rooster Teeth family, RT Animation creates amazing content for our community and beyond. From the humble beginnings of “Red vs Blue” (the internet’s longest running online show), the animation department has evolved into an essential part of RT culture; delving into 2D animation with “Camp Camp” and 3D productions such as “RWBY” and “RWBY Chibi”. We believe passionately in attracting the best and creating the best animated productions online or elsewhere, while also having more than a little fun in the process.

* Responsible for the quality of art and design across assigned shows, directing other contributors and leading by example
* Work closely with the show’s Director to create the overall aesthetic of a production as well as the details of the show’s assets
* Work closely with internal creative production teams to help guide the logistics of the Pre-Production department
* Collaborate with the Visual Supervisor for Post Production and help maintain the final look of the show
* Establish guidelines to maintain art style and quality throughout projects, creating style guides for productions and updating it as needed
* Oversee multiple art disciplines (2D/3D/Lighting/Comp), providing detailed feedback to multiple parties
* Be current on industry trends and technologies to provide insight into current workflowsHelp guide creation of promo art and marketing materials as needed
* Perform other duties as assigned

* 5+ years of production experience in a creative leadership role
* Experience managing a team of artists
* Strong interpersonal skills, a positive attitude and the ability to thrive in a collaborative environment with multi-disciplinary teams
* Outstanding 2D illustration skills, able to guide if not produce art for characters, vehicles, environments
* Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills
* Passion for international art and animation, including anime
* Online portfolio
* Expert level skills in Photoshop and other visual art tools
* Experience with Maya/3D Studio Max
* An understanding of hard surface industrial design and mechanical design

* Outstanding skills in multiple art disciplines in both 2D and 3D art
* Bachelor's degree from a four year college or university in Art, Illustration, Graphic Design, Animation or related field

* Use What You Need paid time off
* 100% Company paid health & dental benefits
* 401(k) with a company match
* Catered meal on Mondays
* Opportunity for career growth
* Flexible dress code
* Kitchen stocked with snacks
* Pet Friendly

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