Ghost Productions is Hiring! – Creative Director

Ghost Productions is Hiring! – Creative Director

Creative Director – Ghost Productions:

Animation Experience? Yep. Design Experience? Got it. Concepting? Pitching? Directing? Check, Check, and Check. If you’ve made it this far you’re headed in the right direction. As the Creative Director at Ghost you’ll need to be well versed in visual communication. You’ll need to be able to develop concepts, turn those ideas into tangible assets, and guide the production team through execution to final delivery. You will be the driving force of creativity and artistic expression at the company. Your vision is the product. Its what sells work and keeps clients coming back. You need to constantly be pushing the boundaries of what’s conceptually comfortable and technically possible. It is critically important that not only can you develop your vision but you can inspire it in others. You will lead a team of talented 3D artists who will become your pen, your brush, your ruler. Your name is on every project and they sink or swim because of you. Story and concept are King, but execution is Court.

Stats/Intangibles:
Strong Art Direction Portfolio/Reel (should contain animation, storyboards, concepts, color keys, etc)
5 years experience in animation
Creative team management experience is a must
Able to speak “client”
Able to speak “creative”
Ability to Pitch, (sell your vision to both creative and non creatives alike)
Strong storyteller
Highly Organized
Strong Multitasker
Strong Critique skills
Strong sense of motion/timing
Good with numbers (budgets/time)
Work well under pressure (Calm, Cool, and Collected)
Possess an Intricate knowledge of production pipeline (Modeling, Animating, Texturing, Dynamics, Lighting, Compositing, Motion Graphics)
+Bonus Points for familiarity with medicine/technology

Technical Skills Required:
-Strong Written and oral skills
-Storyboarding
-Illustration
-Keen eye for composition and design
-Extensive knowledge in Typography
-Extremely knowledgeable in color and light theory

Software:
-Photoshop -Illustrator
-Maya
-After Effects
-ZBrush
-Keynote/Numbers/Pages
-Powerpoint/Excel
+Bonus Points for familiarity with Management/Productivity Software

We offer medical, dental benefits and a competitive 401k retirement plan. We have super-flexible core hours that allow you to work when you are at your most productive, free highly-caffeinated beverages, opportunities for travel for continuing education, free parking, Herman Miller Chairs, ergonomic desks, a scary-powerful render farm, freedom to work on your own ideas after-hours, and absolutely NO CUBICLES!!!

If you are interested in this position, and want to join the Ghost team, please send your portfolio, cover letter, and resume to leo@ghostproductions.com

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