Art Director - AR/VR

Los Angeles, CA /
Creative /

Trigger invents unrivaled mixed reality experiences for the world’s top brands. From major marketing campaigns to powerful enterprise solutions, our work combines premiere content with the latest technology, blending physical and digital worlds in innovative yet measurable ways.

Founded in 2005, Trigger is a Los Angeles-based agency with more than 200,000 hours of development in AR, VR, and XR. Trigger is a showcase developer for Snap, Vuforia, Google, Avegant, and ODG. Our portfolio includes work for Disney, Lucasfilm, Sony Pictures, LEGO, Honda, Adidas, NBA, and many more high-profile clients.


Trigger is looking for an Art Director with a passion for technology and excellent communication skills. Our ideal candidate is a self-motivated team player who can provide clear direction, build on their designs, and push a creative vision through to completion. In this role, you’ll add your unique creative input to cutting-edge initiatives including: mobile apps, augmented and virtual reality experiences, games, sites, and prototypes for an amazing roster of clients. This role is part of our Creative department and reports to our VP Creative Director.

This role is open to remote candidates anywhere in the US and Canada.


    • Participate in and conduct brainstorms for new project pitches
    • Establish visual tone and messaging that will effectively communicate with the target audience to fulfill the project goals
    • Act as the most senior and hands-on creative representative at a project level as it relates to UI/UX and design
    • Present creative-related concepts and deliverables to the client
    • Work with internal teams on development requirements such as timelines and resources
    • Communicate at the production level with the project manager, designers, and developers
    • Oversee freelance designers / artists as necessary
    • Contribute to overall office morale, spirit, character, and work quality


    • Experience managing workload and functioning on a milestone basis with a Project Manager and Creative Director
    • Overall good sense of project and time management
    • Ability to manage a small team of designers and/or production artists
    • Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, and XD
    • Experience with augmented reality, virtual reality, mobile app UX/UI, and casual gaming is preferred
    • Experience with AR/VR wearables and/or IoT devices is a plus
    • Experience with 3D and motion design is a plus
    • Enthusiastic and immersed in mobile technology, augmented reality, virtual reality, movies, games, comic books, superheroes, and other pop culture that fuels our clients and projects

At Trigger, we care deeply about maintaining a positive culture, as emphasized in our Core Values:

-- Foster innovation and embrace change
-- Take action and work hard
-- Strive for excellence
-- Value individuals
-- Work better together
-- Commit to integrity
-- Enjoy the work
-- Be kind, be considerate, do good

We also have some nice perks for our full-time employees:

-- Variety of Medical insurance options (including fully covered plans for you and your family if based in CA)
-- Fully covered Dental, Vision, and Life insurance for you and your family
-- Generous PTO plan that includes Vacation, Sick, Company-Wide Holidays, Floating Holidays, and Civic Engagement time off, with additional flexibility during the holiday season
-- Half-day Fridays during the summer months
-- Monthly Health & Wellness reimbursement for gym, fitness, or mental health memberships
-- Professional development support
-- Paid parental leave for all new parents (including adoption and foster placements)
-- 401(k) retirement plan through John Hancock
-- Remote-friendly culture with frequent virtual events like Jackbox Happy Hours and our ongoing Dungeons & Dragons campaign


At Trigger, we know that justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion add a real and measurable value to our culture, our employees, and our work. We are committed to taking action that will create diverse representation at all levels of our organization and ensuring that Trigger is a safe, equitable, and supportive environment for all marginalized groups. We believe in the power of innovation and commit to embracing forward-thinking changes so we may become DE&I leaders and take action well ahead of what might be considered "the norm."

We encourage applicants from all backgrounds and identities to consider themselves for this role. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.