big planet recruitment

Current Vacancies in Artwork & Animation

Vacancy – Automotive Director – UK North


Our client is a renowned UK production companyspecialising in bespoke animation, cinematics, imagery, and fx. They arelooking to expand their team immediately with an Automotive Director. You musthave a broad technological knowledge of CG and rendering technologies and theirprocesses. They are looking for a highly committed individual who has thetalent and experience to develop compelling, creative solutions and motivatethe team.


Manage the departmenton a business level: sales pitches and presentations on behalf of the team;conceptualize original/innovative strategies to support future customerbusiness needs, and develop long term plans and grow existing accounts wherepossible for the studio; budget for the department and customer, keepinginvoicing current, accurate, and accounts running at target profitability.

With the Head ofVisualisation, Pipeline TD and Producer, lead the project initiatives andvisual development outlined in the customer’s creative brief, continuallystriving to enhance the quality of the work we deliver

Monitor work flow,provide visual support through reference materials/creative brief

Work in unison withthe studio artists to deliver quality work on time, and intercede withsolutions when issues arise, utilising your technical knowledge to bringinformed decisions to team queries


At least 5 to10 years’ experience creating CGI assets for complexvehicle configurators, marketing imagery and animation in the automotive sector

Confident utilising3DS Max (if not, then Maya), VRay, Nuke and Photoshop 

Must have strongproblem-solving, business and team management skills

Fastidious attentionto detail and delivering quality

Excellent writtenand verbal English communication skills to communicate clearly and effectivelyon all levels

We Offer

Competitive salary

Results derivedbonus scheme

Holiday allowance

Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format, portfolio and showreel linksto Adan Hill, Recruitment Consultant - (ref #599)

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