2 years ago
Award winning Visual Effects Studio Artjail is pleased to announce the hiring of Lee Towndrow as Head of 2D / Creative Director. Towndrow, previously of the Mill NY, joins the growing Artjail team alongside Flame Artist Emily Bloom who also recently made the move from the Mill NY to Artjail.
Over the years Towndrow has played a lead role on quite a list of high profile projects for; Samsung, Chevy, Cartier, IBM, Uniqlo, Audi, Nissan, Morgan Stanley as well as an award winning VR project for The New York Times.
Similarly Emily has been the Flame lead of several projects for brands such as; Bud Light, Verizon, Lincoln, Gillette, Motorola, Samsung, Geico, AT&T to name a few.
Towndrow is one of those rare talents who has amazing technical knowledge as well as a stellar creative prowess. He has a reputation for innovative thinking and solving challenging problems in the service of giving people remarkable, original experiences. Having a background in Photography, Art, VR, and VFX truly sets Lee apart.
“I've been following Artjail's work for a long time. They've gone from strength to strength and I am pleased to join them at a moment when they're poised to grow and evolve in exciting directions. The new breed of innovative directors and creatives need talented artists and lateral thinkers to work as partners with them to create exquisite images, and I'm glad to say that is exactly what I see happening here at Artjail.” - Lee Towndrow
Towndrow will work alongside Steve Mottershead, Artjail’s Founder and Creative Director, collaborating closely with acclaimed directors and agencies. Helping solve complex technical and creative problems, while ultimately complimenting each project with seamless VFX work is something that Artjail has gained a reputation for and prides itself on.
“Lee brings so much talent, natural leadership, and experience. He is a perfect fit, not only with Artjail’s culture but the style of work we excel at.” - Steve Mottershead, Artjail Founder / Creative Director.
Bloom also fits right into the Artjail family, leading several projects including Verizon for McGarryBowen, Julep for Joan Creative, and Dominos for CP+B in recent months.
“Emily has quickly proven herself as huge asset to the Artjail team. Our clients have been extremely impressed with her work, as have we.” - Steve Mottershead, Artjail Founder / Creative Director.
We couldn’t be more excited to have both Lee & Emily on board, as we continue to expand our client base and grow the Artjail team.
Lead Flame Artist: Emily Bloom
VFX Supervisor: Lee Towndrow
Genres: Visual VFXArtjail, 2 years ago