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Steelworks is a creative partner for brands and agencies specializing in CGI, Motion, Animation, and Post Production delivering compelling work across industries in the global marketplace.


Based in Los Angeles, New York, Portland, San Francisco, and London our team consists of highly skilled artists, designers, retouchers, and creative producers, all with extensive knowledge and experience in visual effects, innovation, and technology.


Who Are We Looking For?


Steelworks is looking for a CGI Creative Director with past experience as a CGI artist. The role will be remote to begin with and is to help support our production team working across our US and UK clients. Ideally the candidate should be located in either NY, LA or London.


What’s The Day To Day Look Like?


  • Hands-on ability to art direct animation/design projects, acting as a creative lead for projects and pitches with a strategic and conceptual approach.

  • Adaptable across external and internal channels for clients and comfortable leading creative in a style-agnostic manner for clients and budgets big and small across various sectors and industries.

  • Creative liaison for clients and internal teams. 

  • Writing creatives, treatments, scripts and pitch decks.

  • Pitching and presenting to clients and liaising professionally to help solve their creative challenges.

  • Directing talent to achieve the best performance. 

  • Hands on execution when needed such as storyboarding, art direction/mood boards, design, character design, animating, editing, compositing and grading.

  • Maintaining a strong creative relationship with production partners and clients to inspire trust, respect and forge future initiatives to drive the company forward.

  • Pushing creative R&D and personal projects to stay on top of film and animation techniques and technologies.

  • Taking responsibility for the creative philosophy and the standard of output across the company and make important decisions that are aligned to our culture.


What Kind of Chops Do You Need?


  • Strong creative vision and storytelling ability.

  • Excellent art direction/film direction experience. 

  • Strong design grounding and fluency with Adobe CC suite.

  • High level grounding and practical experience in CGI workflows, with the ability to handle full production of CGI animation. 

  • Established industry contacts


To Kick Ass At This Job, You Should Be:


  • Agile & Adaptable

  • Positive and Can-Do Attitude

  • Detail-Oriented  

  • Able to Multi-task & Set Priorities

  • Creative Thinking & Problem Solving

  • Dependability

  • A Strong and Effective Leader

  • Communicative & Great Interpersonal Skills

  • Strong Artistic & Design Eye


Want to Apply?

Send resume, cover letter, and/or relevant portfolio or website


Seniority Level

Senior - level


  • Marketing & Advertising

  • Art/Creative


Employment Type

Full Time/Contract


Email resume + cover letter to:

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