Senior Art Director - CGI Experience Required

Job-ID: NAM-2016-9442
Responsible for leading the creative/production to deliver visually/ descript concepts and executions for 3DEXCITE’s clients. The Sr. Art Director plays an integral role within the organization with ensuring that the creative work that 3DEXCITE delivers is driven by strategy, addresses the requirements of the Creative Brief given by the client, and meets / exceeds the client’s objectives as well as the company’s standards.

Show all in: Detroit - USA, Creative, Experienced Professionals (5+ years)

Job Responsibilities

  • Focus on leading the visual development of original concepts based on the objectives and parameters outlined in the client’s creative brief while continually striving to enhance the quality of the work we deliver to our clients
  • Track and approve work in progress
  • Leading and motivating the team on projects to deliver quality work on time
  • Lead project initiatives set forth by Executive Creative Director/Creative Director; working in unison with the studio artists to support the creative vision providing direction and insight to fellow team members
  • Provide visual support through reference materials/creative brief to the artists
  • Maintain a library of visual reference to support project look/development
  • Conceptualize original/innovative approaches to support client needs and the advancement of 3DEXCITE’s offerings
  • Working with studio leadership, be proactive, trouble shooting issues and provide solutions to continue project advancement
  • Assist in the resolution of pipeline related issues
  • Support Project Managers and studio leadership with implementation of new processes
  • Report creative status back to Executive Creative Director/Creative Director on all projects assigned
  • The creative team services the creative needs for various internal departments including Content Production, Professional Services, Sales, Marketing and the Chief Executive Officer
  • Supports concept development, execution, and presentation on concurrent assignments for multiple clients – while adhering to 3DEXCITE’s process and workflow standards
  • Contributes to the development of project asset through overall art direction including camera, lighting and material assignments
  • Assists in achieving creative quality through internal reviews, retouching of files and finalizing assets for delivery
  • Participates in the development of new business presentations and case studies, as needed
  • Requires minimal supervision
  • Other duties as required



  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Minimum of four years of creative experience, with a general understanding of design, advertising, social media, interactive and digital marketing (advertising and promotion), video/motion graphics, etc.
  • Advanced knowledge of CGI asset development and related pipelines is required
  • The talent and experience to develop compelling creative solutions on complex, multi-dimensional projects is required
  • Strong understanding of creative methodology
  • Weekend and evening hours could be required depending on projects requirements
  • Domestic travel may be required, with the potential for international travel
  • Photography background highly desirable

About us

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3DEXCITE is the leading, one-stop-provider of high-end software, consulting and creative services in professional 3D visualization. The company opens up creative freedom to deliver emotional assets for digital, interactive marketing and sales experiences. From consulting, through workflow, to final visualization assets, 3DEXCITE transforms engineering data into powerful visual experiences, which we call engineered excitement, and acts as strategic partner to its customer base in the automotive, aerospace and consumer goods industries. In 2014, the company was acquired by Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company and world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions. We currently employ 750 staff at 15 offices worldwide.

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Join us and take on new challenges in your career; we are looking for exceptionally talented technical and creative professionals, who strive for innovation in cutting-edge real-time technology and 3D visualisation. Interested? Send us your application documents and if mandatory for the position your work examples under specification of your earliest starting date as well as your salary expectations to:


Julia Medbery

Human Resources

400 West Fourth Street

USA - 48067 Royal Oak, MI

Tel +1 248 544 4022

Fax +1 248 415 0842