Design Director -Rooster Teeth

The Design Director oversees all aspects of graphic and motion design, maintaining quality and brand consistency for both internal and external products, and helping to craft the visual identity of the company overall. Working closely with production, marketing, and merchandising teams, the Design Director will manage a team of graphic and motion design artists to produce visually striking and innovative material that will elevate the company’s image. This position in based in Austin, TX

Responsibilities

  • Oversee all graphic and motion design projects that occur within Rooster Teeth 

  • Recruit and coordinate with a network of designers and creative talent
  • Work closely with creative department heads to conceptualize new ways to express the Rooster Teeth brand 

  • Play an integral role in growing and evolving what Rooster Teeth looks like from a visual perspective on digital platforms 

  • Analyze and advise team members regarding existing design processes 

  • Serve as interdepartmental liaison and cultivate relationships to bolster communication with other departments 

  • Assist with real time problem solving of design issues 

  • Interpret product goals in order to meet objectives; collaborate and communicate these goals in a high-intensity workplace 

  • Manage a matrixed team of designers embedded across different departments from Production to Sales & Marketing to Merchandise

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of managing a group of designers and creative talent

  • Ability to lead and inspire a team of creative talent, pushing them to innovate 

  • Daily collaboration with both creative and editorial teams 

  • Must be a master of the Adobe Creative Suite 

  • Strong communicator with visual, verbal, and writing skills 

  • Adaptable to changing technology, creative challenges, deadlines, and project requirements
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment working on multiple competing priorities

ABOUT ROOSTER TEETH:

Rooster Teeth is a pioneering creative production studio responsible for award-winning online videos such as "Red vs. Blue," the longest-running web series in history; globally acclaimed animated series "RWBY;" comedy gamer series, "The Gauntlet;" comedy series "Rooster Teeth Shorts;" and "Immersion," a show that tests video game concepts in the real world. Rooster Teeth founded and operates "Achievement Hunter," the popular gaming website, and produces the award-winning "Rooster Teeth Podcast," voted Best Gaming Podcast at the 2013 Podcast Awards. With a dedicated worldwide fan community, Rooster Teeth created RTX, an annual gaming and Internet convention held in Austin, TX, which attracts tens of thousands of gamers, online video fans and Rooster Teeth community members from around the world. The Rooster Teeth YouTube channel became the 4th most viewed YouTube channel in the world (non-music) in 2013.  The Rooster Teeth multi-channel network has over 20 million YouTube subscribers and more than 5 billion views, and the Rooster Teeth website has 3 million unique monthly visitors with 1.8 million registered community members. Founded by Matt Hullum and Burnie Burns, Rooster Teeth is a subsidiary of Fullscreen, Inc., a global media company that develops online creators and produces multi-platform entertainment experiences. Discover more at http://www.roosterteeth.com.

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