Art Director - New Streaming Comedy

North Hollywood, CA
Design
Full Time
Bento Box is looking for an Art Director to see through the creative vision for a new comedy series for an upcoming streaming service!
Must be available to start in April 2020

Covid-19 Update:
We are currently hiring artists and production crew to work safely and remotely on our shows!Thank you for applying!

Responsibilities:

    • Serve as the main point of contact between the Executive Producers and the production team, seeing through the creative vision for each script.
    • Break down script and prepare for hand out to Design team.
    • Oversee designs and give notes at milestone phases throughout the schedule.
    • Manage a team of in-house and freelance artists, guiding them to excellence.
    • Review designs submitted to ensure they fit the needs of the storyboard.
    • Oversee color team ensuring continuity throughout show.
    • Review take 1 animation footage, call retakes, do draw-overs and provide reference as needed for retake process.

Qualifications:

    • 3+ years of experience art directing in episodic series television, preferably in primetime comedy.
    • Knowledge of 2D animation and a thorough understanding of a 2D production pipeline from development to post production.
    • Knowledge of Photoshop. Toon Boom Harmony knowledge is a plus.
    • Comfortable working digitally on a Cintiq.
    • Outstanding people skills: ability to guide a unique group of creative staff.
    • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
    • Must be able to adapt to changes easily within a highly dynamic environment, including the management of the team within this environment.
    • Strong attention to detail is critical.
    • Previous supervisory and leadership experience, including demonstrated ability to manage and motivate a team.