Art Director, Motion Graphics

Los Angeles, California / mOcean

Sep 29, 2016


We're mOcean, an award winning creative agency focused on media and entertainment. We're looking for an Art Director to join our graphics and design department. In this role you will work on projects for Theatrical and TV/Streaming clients.


Are you a forward thinking creative with a commitment to our craft, energetic yet somehow with a Zen-like approach to work? Are you collaborative, a great communicator, and mad about conceptual thinking, have stunning visual execution, and a bag of enthusiasm ready to unleash onto our team and clients? If so, you might be a great fit for our team.


The knack to translate ideas into designs/animations, suitable under deadlines--whether to refine, evolve, elevate or simply deliver what's asked.

Strong design and typographic sense, and thorough knowledge of motion graphics design and post production workflows.

Deep understanding of current design and animation trends.

Constant development of skills and exploration of new techniques, and an ability to share and teach these skills to more junior level designers/animators.

Posses engaging presentation skills to communicate ideas effortlessly and succinctly, arriving at a consensus that benefits our production and design teams.

Ability to oversee design development from a given creative direction. To work closely with, lead, encourage and inspire a team of designers and animator--both onsite and remote.

Highly organized, self-motivated and able to react to directional changes quickly and positively.

Time Management expert- the person who knows what is and isn't possible.Ability to to accurately estimate and manage project


3-5 years experience as as Art Director or a 5-7 designer/animator and ready for the next level.

Adobe suite. Maya and Nuke comfort is a bonus.

A track record of resourcefulness is a plus. This is a hands-on position.