We are a company based in Luxembourg, world-famous for the high quality and the ingenuity of our collection and products based on Japanese official licenses.
We are currently looking for a dynamic, highly motivated, fully experienced Artistic Director / 2D concept artist to join our team in Luxembourg. This role will manage our manufacture design of our licensed products.
If you are a passionate, creative artist who enjoy working in fast-paced environment, team oriented and have love for manga and Anime, this job is for you.
Responsibilities and Tasks:
- Responsible for the design of 2D concept and manage 3D sculpt PVC models.
- Create design concepts, provide clear direction and feedback to 2D and 3D artists
- Deliver specifications that provide clear and precise information for the production / manufacturing.
- Review internal and external production deliveries, factory samples for quality and accuracy - be able to provide visual comments / feedback
- Work on multiple projects at any given time within a fast-paced environment, and the ability to make necessary adjustments quickly to meet company’s goal
- Manage team & project planning, daily tasks of team members
- Assist other team members within the department and organization as needed.
- Innovate and deliver products that meet the latest Industry requirements.
- Ability to accurately translate from 2D to 3D
- A strong interest and knowledge in Anime and Manga, Japanese pop culture.
- Experience in conception and designing Figures and statues
- Master in creating human anatomy, Manga / Comic style character creations and background – able to give directions using visual aid.
- Knowledge in Photoshop is a must. Using traditional or any other sources to draw or sculpt would be an advantage (such as Zbrush)
- Minimum 3 Years 2D concept design, preferably in Manga / Anime character creations
- Knowledge in 3D printing and printing process is an advantage
- Excellent communication skills – able to deliver clear artistic directions and able to express verbally and visually. Able to assist and guide artists
- Knowledge of the dynamics and rules of composition
- Eligible to work in the EU, willing to relocate in Luxembourg
- Team oriented and motivated
- Self-critical and willing to learn
- Strong level of initiative and self-motivation
- Time management - coordinate/ facilitate projects and respect deadline
- Take responsibility and accept accountability, effective decision maker
- Able to respect strict specifications and ability to adapt flexibly
- Passion for manga universe
French and English mandatory.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV and letter of motivation to firstname.lastname@example.org.