Bardel’s Vancouver studio is currently recruiting for an experienced Art Director to develop the overall visual style for one of our new 3D productions. Ready for your next project? Apply today! We'd love to hear from you!

What you will be doing:
•    Develop overall visual style and supervise the creation of all visual elements
•    Generate artwork in areas of specialization which may include character, environment, props, textures, mood, lighting, and story         concepts.
•    Ensure high level quality for all backgrounds and designs, maintaining the Director’s overall vision for the production 
•    Supervise design team and assign tasks, ensuring deadlines are met and production schedule is adhered to
•    Mentor and coach team of designers, clearly communicating the Director’s vision
•    Integrate colour style and textures into character designs and 3d models
•    Collaborate with CG Supervisor and CG Team to ensure artistic integrity of the design aesthetic is consistent through to lighting
•    Participate and advise in all creative look of picture meetings
•    Partner with Line Producer and recruiting department to staff design team as needed
•    Ensure all artwork is delivered on time according to production schedule

What you bring with you:
•    5+ years of Art Director experience in animation industry
•    Experience managing a large team of designers
•    Unique style – fun, appealing and a bit cartoony 
•    Knowledge of relevant software including photoshop
•    Collaborative team-focused approach 

Why work at Bardel?
We've got great people here, and for good reasons. Bardel offers a generous benefit package, regular social events and ongoing development opportunities for employees to advance their careers through work on prominent and exciting industry projects. 

What we want to see in your application:   

Tell us why YOU are the person for the position and how you meet the position’s criteria. Forward us your current resume and samples of your work (eg. a link to your website or reel – don’t hesitate to show off a little!). 
 
Bardel’s Vancouver studio is currently recruiting for an experienced Art Director to develop the overall visual style for one of our new 3D productions. Ready for your next project? Apply today! We'd love to hear from you!

How to apply:

Please visit our website at http://www.bardel.ca/now-hiring/ to apply.   

Thank You!

We thank all applicants who express an interest in being part of the Bardel team. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of submissions received, we will only be in touch with those that are a compelling match for one of our current openings.

*All candidates must be BC residents and entitled to work in Canada.  Those candidates applying outside of the province, must be willing to relocate to BC.

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