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Art Director

If you are the type of person who does not believe in limits to great work, has a passion for breathtaking design paired with amazing web experiences, and wants to work on world-class projects for an international creative studio; Powster wants to hear from you.

We are looking for a new Art Director to complement our amazing creative team based in Los Angeles.

 

This role is focused on creating beautiful designs and bringing them to life as interactive web experiences, from pitch to final product. Our ideal candidate is someone who enjoys a challenge and can work with 3D artists and web developers to create exceptional results.

 

**This is a full time position in our Los Angeles Office. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.**

 

About Powster

We are a creative agency based in Los Angeles with a sister office in London. We work across the movie and music industries creating amazing digital creative.

 

Our team works across three main streams:

 

1. Powster Labs Builds: which can range from interactive music videos, to AR lenses, to custom websites for movies.

 

2. Our Creative Products: which include a variety of in-house and client-facing tools for movie-discovery and marketing.

 

3. Our Showtimes Platform: which powers most of the major movie websites across the world boasting all the major movie studios as our clients.

 

We believe that anything is possible when pitching, and if we haven’t done it before we’ll work it out and make it happen. With our diverse and strong team we can adapt to anything, from technical, interactive builds to large scale video productions.

 

Take a look at our Instagram https://www.instagram.com/powster/  and our site http://www.powster.com. Recent projects include Augmented Reality for First Man (Universal Pictures), a 3D website for Overlord (Paramount Pictures), and a 360º video experience for John Williams (Star Wars, Jurassic Park etc).



 

What You’ll Work On

You will be part of our creative team of visual designers, 3D artists and UX/UI designers under the guidance of our creative director. Your focus will be on designing visually stunning websites and other interactive and social experiences.

Projects will include working on official movie websites, interactive music videos and more advanced interactive websites (AR, WebGL etc). You’ll be producing work for an incredible range of world-class entertainment clients, including all the major movie studios.

The work involves coming up with ideas and creating pitch decks as well as creating final artwork. It’s a great opportunity to have a big creative impact.

 

You can also have a look at some of our work on Dribbble and Behance

 

General Duties and Responsibilities

As an art director at Powster you will be concepting and designing sites and experiences using imagery and assets direct from the movie studios.  You’ll make beautiful designs that match the look and feel of the movie, incorporating your own flair into something that will be truly unique while keeping to strict deadlines.

You are obsessive about design and user experience, have great attention to detail and a love for making things pixel-perfect.  A key part of the role is to collaborate with the team on researching and concept generation for pitches.

We value someone with the ability to be absolutely focused on whatever task they’re working on, down to the last detail, who takes pride in seeing their projects through to produce exceptional final results.

 

Essential Skills

  • Strong knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, with an emphasis on Photoshop and Illustrator and/or Sketch.  Familiarity with After-Effects and Premiere also helpful.
  • Good understanding of web design best practices.
  • Some basic knowledge of development (Html, css, javascript) to help you collaborate with our developers.
  • Strong self-motivation and initiative
  • Enthusiastic team player.
  • Strong interest in the entertainment industry and creative marketing.

 

Experience

  • 2+ years relevant experience.
  • Professional experience in entertainment marketing and familiarity with current entertainment marketing strategies is highly valued.
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

 

Salary dependent on experience.

This is an on-site role in LA. No remote applications please.

 

Powster team photo

Powster Perks

  • Flexible working hours
  • Free Parking
  • Pre-premiere exclusive movie screenings
  • Drinks fridge and snacks
  • Nitro coffee and beer on tap
  • In-office kitchen
  • Generous benefits package (including health, dental, 401k, life insurance and more)
  • Table tennis
  • Skee Ball table
  • Regular social events
  • Bike rack
  • Dog friendly

 

NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES (please)​





 

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