Production Artist Job Description

A production artist is a person who creates the artwork for a television program, film, commercial, or similar project using a computer.

Production artists collaborate with the director and other team members on aspects of the project such as script writing, storyboarding, and lighting.

Production artists typically work under the supervision of a supervising art director.

They work closely with other artists, writers, editors, and actors under the art director’s supervision.

During pre-production, production artists assemble preliminary artwork such as storyboards and storyboard guidelines.

They create rough illustrations or layouts to help communicate their ideas to the director and writers.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Production Artist who can help us create amazing visuals for our products. The right candidate will have a strong sense of design and an eye for detail. If you're passionate about art and want to help us bring our products to life, we want to hear from you!

Production Artist Duties:

  • Manage the planning, design, and implementation of all visual concepts, including storyboards, sketches, models, and layouts
  • Maintain current knowledge of current production techniques
  • Manage the delegation of tasks to subordinates based on ability and schedule
  • Direct and manage all tasks related to the overall production of graphic elements
  • Organize, prioritize, and schedule all work assignments
  • Ensure synchronization of project timelines
  • Track and report project progress to team and clients
  • Anticipate and manage project issues
  • Ensures proper use of budgets
  • Deliver complete solutions to clients
  • Monitor budgets throughout the project
  • Collaborate on proposals and presentations
  • Maintain current knowledge of current production techniques
  • Direct and manage all tasks related to the overall production of graphic elements
  • Organize, prioritize, and schedule all work assignments

Production Artist Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with developers, storyboard artists, writers, and other specialists to create visual concepts using industry-standard software
  • Translate creative concepts into storyboards
  • Convert storyboards into detailed production art using illustration, modeling, and animation software
  • Work with vendors and manage costs for outsourced work
  • Identify and resolve production problems
  • Work with quality assurance teams to test animation, graphics, and effects
  • Perform other related duties as required

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Strong graphic design skills

[Company Name] is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals.