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Key Art Designer

  • IMAX Corporation
  • Playa Vista, California
  • 06/12/2023
Full time Media-Journalism

Job Description

IMAX is not your everyday entertainment experience. With over 50 years of history as a global innovator in entertainment technology, our employees and their careers have constantly gone beyond the ordinary at IMAX. We combine proprietary technology with industry-leading knowledge and relationships with top studios and filmmakers to create theatrical experiences that take audiences beyond the edge of their seats to a world they never imagined. IMAX has revolutionized the way people experience movies and continues to push the boundaries of entertainment experiences beyond blockbusters and into exciting new directions. 

Come explore IMAX – where innovation, creativity and passion come together. Get inspired, get involved, and ignite your future with IMAX!

Job Description:

 We're always on the lookout for talented, ambitious freelancers with a passion for creativity and confident storytelling who want to create work that stands out, gets noticed and deliver IMAX sized results. 


Our projects cover a wide, and ever evolving, range of skillsets and we'd love to have you in our network. Please connect, submit your portfolio and any other relevant information so we can get in touch when we're looking for experts for varying project lengths throughout 2024 and beyond. 

About The Role: 

IMAX is not a studio, format or exhibitor. We exist for true fans and to fuel and reward their fandom. We win by zigging where everyone else zags, standing out and getting noticed.  


We’re seeking an experienced Key Art Designer with entertainment experience to create compelling and innovative artwork for IMAX Documentaries and Live Content slate.  



What You’ll Do: 

  • Collaborate with Head of Creative, Design Director and Art Director to create visually stunning key art concepts with particular focus on Documentaries and Live content 

  • Create compelling visual narratives that capture the essence of the content and speaks to the target audience 

  • Design key art and promotional materials including posters, cover art, banners, and other advertising materials 

  • Create quick sketches and mockups to sell in design concepts 

  • Adapt key art designs for various platforms and formats across social media, digital ads and print 


What You’ll Need: 

  • 5+ years at designing key art and variations 

  • Strong portfolio showcasing a range of key art designs across film, game and/or TV 

  • Exceptional compositing and retouching skills 

  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign required.) 


Nice to Have: 

  • Entertainment agency experience preferred 

  • Passionate about film and television with deep knowledge of Key Art trends 

  • Understanding of visual storytelling and the ability to create narratives through design 



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At IMAX, you will be part of a culture built on respect – we are committed to creating a welcoming and diverse atmosphere across our organization.

For consideration, please apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest in IMAX but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.