Full Time Job

Art Director

The Mill

Berlin, Germany 08-31-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The Mill is a global creative partner for agencies, production companies and brands, working across all media channels and platforms.

We are trusted specialists in visual effects, creative technologies and content production Our projects include the creation of digital products and virtual experiences, as well as world class visual effects and video production.

We are a vibrant network of talented artists, producers, directors and creative technologists from multinational backgrounds. We nurture innovation, flexibility and diverse ideas across our studios in London, New York, Paris, Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Chicago, Seoul, Berlin and Bangalore. We are all united by one single ambition: To create extraordinary and memorable work that captivates and excites audiences.

We are The Mill. We create the extraordinary.

The role of Art Director (AD) at The Mill is one of creative innovation and ingenuity, leadership, and team building, responsible for working cohesively with a team of Designers, Illustrators and Animators to create the unique vision developed for our clients. A Mill AD has an extensive knowledge of the Design/VFX & commercial advertising industry and can relate it to our clients' specific projects in the most unique artistic way.

An AD at The Mill will work closely with the CD for Design and the Design team on projects that require origination and creative development and thinking. The AD must be highly visually creative and in addition to an acute sense for visual aesthetics, have an in-depth knowledge of the technology used in aspects of Design. They will design for the projects of internal and external directors. They must also have an excellent awareness of client requirements and the ability to coordinate projects, communicate creative ideas and guide clients through a creative process.
Our AD's must constantly research, develop and adapt new and current technology, creative ideas and techniques so that they remain at the forefront of our industry and develop a reputation for attracting and producing work that is innovative and highly original. They will be responsible for improving and refining creative output to build a culture of design around a vision set by the CD, HOD & EP. They are expected to manage projects from collaborative conceptualization through to final design and deliver the vision and creative process. A Mill AD is confident that they can join a company that is among the most award-winning in its field and have the ability to guide it to the next level.

• Minimum 3-5 years of Art Direction.
• Ability to work with directors, producers and designers.
• Ability to lead projects from concept to completion.
• Clear presentations skills to inspire the creative team and to present company goals and creative vision.
• Ability to translate concepts into creative design.
• Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently internally and externally.
• In-depth knowledge of motion graphics, 2D & 3D design and experience of design tools.
• Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling projects.
• Speaking German is an additional bonus

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d202qy-3-238-90-95-42 in your application.

Company Profile
The Mill

Technicolor is home to the world's premiere portfolio of visual effects brands, services, and creative innovations. With locations that span the globe, and service offerings tailored to the specific creative and storytelling needs of each project, we power premium content. Our diverse family of VFX brands includes: MPC, The Mill, MR. X, Mikros MPC Advertising, and Technicolor VFX. Each studio has their own unique approach to help storytellers create out of this world experiences.