Legwork Studio is looking for an Art Director

Posted 17-02-2016, offered

Legwork Studio is looking for an Art Director with strong design, illustration and concepting skills. The Art Director will be responsible for developing design direction though style frames, concept art, character development and storyboards.

You will effectively communicate your concepts to clients, and provide direction to animators during production to keep your vision consistent from start to finish. We are a small team, therefore the Art Director should also feel comfortable as an animator, stepping in where necessary.

What we need from you:

First and foremost this is an Art Direction/Design position. Your role as Art Director is to develop design direction that will be the foundation of any animation or motion design project.

Every project is different, so your portfolio should demonstrate the ability to design a wide range of styles from illustrative, 3D, characters, typography and so on. You are design driven and detail oriented, your taste level is high and you can easily differentiate ‘good from bad’.

Strong portfolio with a focus on design for motion

Must show diversity in styles

Experience presenting to and managing client relations

Proficient in After Effects and Cinema 4D

Cel animation experience a plus

Excellent leadership and communication skills

What you can expect from us:

We are a creative design studio based in Denver. Our office is just south of downtown on Broadway, within walking distance of some of Denverʼs best venues, galleries, bars and restaurants. We produce animation and progressive interactive experiences. We are a multi-skilled team of designers, animators, developers and illustrators. Our goal is to create an amazing work place for a world class team. We work in an open, collaborative office. You can expect hands-on experience working on all aspects of our projects with people at every level in our company. Good work and extra effort donʼt go unnoticed here.

Salary is competitive and negotiable on a per-case basis


Please provide a cover letter with a link to your reel or chosen examples of work, please provide breakdown information describing your role.

Send us your stuff to motionjobs@legworkstudio.com.

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