For nearly two decades we’ve been helping brands shape their visual voice through inspired design-driven solutions.

We’re not a school, but we’ve been quietly helping brands shape their visual voice for 18 years through inspiring design-driven solutions.

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We’re not a school or an agency. And while we make things, we’re not simply a production company, visual effects house or motion studio. This identity crisis has served us well over the years, leading to creative opportunities while shaping a diverse team and portfolio along the way. We’re connected by our love for design, humanity, and curiosity, and how they intersect to move us forward. We’re a🦄.

Inquiries
Studios
Devin Brook
Managing Partner/EP
Garrett Braren
Executive Producer
Representation
East Coast
Miss Smith Inc.
Jamie Scalera
Sasha Stern
Julie Margilaj
917-237-6532
West Coast
Melissa Ross Represents
Melissa Ross
Allie O’Brien
Worthy Goodman
310-502-0565
Midwest
Chiara Chung
312-848-3456
Canada
Hestyreps 
Hesty Leibtag
Lisa Batke
416-482-0411
Public Relations
Jenny Hollowell
917-733-5832
Staff
Jonathan Notaro CCO & Director, Founder Devin Brook Managing Director, Partner Chris Dooley Creative Director & Director, Partner Garrett Braren Executive Producer Magnus Hierta Executive Creative Director Mercedes Affleck Junior Designer Arnaud Boutin Director Brumby Boylston Creative Director & Director Dan Bradham Technical Director Robert Bried Controller Garrett Brown System Administrator Jeff Bryson Lead 3D Animator Nico Casavechia Director Kelly Cousins Resource Coordinator Gretel Cummings Designer & Animator Shaun Currie Production Accountant Ashley Domondon Resource Coordinator Liv Fidler Studio Manager Mark French VFX Supervisor, Flame Artist Danish Jamil 3D Lighter Jeff Jung Technical Director Johnna MacArthur Head of Production Brendan Mills  Associate Producer Christian Owens Studio Manager Andrew Polich Assistant Editor Kenny Ramdwar System AdministratorAndres Rivera Associate Creative Director JP Rooney Creative Director & Director Abraham Ventura Production Accountant Daniel Uribe Art Director Scott Uyeshima Associate Creative Director Ryan Rigley Assistant Editor Yeop Sim Animator Jenn Sosa Executive Assistant Gerald Mark Soto Animation Director Jelly Wei Designer Russ Wootton CG Supervisor Jun Yang Designer Debbie Hairy Chief Distraction Officer Puma Rivera Assistant to the Chief Distraction Officer
Liv Fidler
Careers

We’re always looking for the best talent on the planet. Browse the immediate needs stated in the classifieds and please don’t be shy. 

Producers
New York

Leading design and creative studio, Brand New School is seeking Producers for full-time roles at our LA and NY studios (currently, these roles are remote). Our team is creative, energetic, widely respected and full of talented, intelligent artists of all kinds. With ~60 employees across the United States, we are a tight community with the shared goal of making great work.

Integral to the role is an ability to be proactive, anticipate client and internal creative needs, and properly interpret client feedback. You seek to understand problems so you can creatively and efficiently solve them with your team. Furthermore, you know how to "read the room," know when to ask for assistance, when to raise awareness, and when it makes sense to be flexible or firm.

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience producing commercial motion graphics, CG and VFX work
  • Interest in working and growing in a collaborative, creative, fun and often fast-paced environment.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and quality control.
  • Strong problem solving skills, so you can solve issues that naturally arise in production.
  • Relationships with artists.
  • Exemplary written and oral communcation skills. Specifically, the ability to ask the appropriate questions of your clients so you can provide guidance to your creative team.
  • Understanding of the workflow processes involving Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Maya, Cinema 4D, Nuke, Premiere and Flame.
  • Knowledge of the 3D pipleline. An ability to operate 3D software is not required, only an understanding of each pipeline artist's responsibilites.
  • Adhering to schedules while allowing the time needed for the creative process to play out.
  • Strong knowledge of Google Sheets, Google Docs, Excel, Word.
  • Experience working in Shotgun is a plus.

Responsibilites

  • Producing high-level commercial work on-budget and on-schedule.
  • Providing creative teams with the resources and environment to produce exemplary work.
  • Establishing flawless agency/client relationships.
  • Maintaining the detailed actualizations of all projects.
  • Managing the expectations of clients and creatives.
  • Interpreting the client direction and clearly communicating it to creatives.
  • Producing multiple jobs simultaneously.
Art Directors
Los Angeles

Looking for art directors with abundant creativity and industry experience who are able to lead a team of artists to produce awe-inspiring work. Should show a decent amount of initiative and be able to modify your own work to fit a variety of functions. Please send reels or portfolios, as well as a bit about yourself.

Internships
New York

Brand New School is looking for an animation and/or design intern to work closely with our senior creatives to produce motion graphics for our various in-house projects. Broadcasted on a variety of platforms, from commerical spots to interactive events and digital web projects - We're looking for candidates with the creativity, the technical prowess and the collaborative nature to grown within a team that delivers high quality animation at one of the industry's most respected design and production studios.

2D Animator
Los Angeles

Looking for a 2D animator to produce motion graphics for our various in-house projects. Broadcasted on a variety of platforms, from commercial spots to interactive events and digital web projects - We're looking for candidates with the creativity, the technical prowess and the collaborative nature to work within a team that delivers high quality animation at one of the industry's most respected design and production studios.

Designers
Los Angeles

In search of talented, experienced, versatile motion designers who work well in a collaborative environment and are able to adapt to different styles and techniques. Please send reels or portfolios, as well as a bit about yourself.

Nuke Compositors
Los Angeles

Looking for nuke compositers who work well in a collaborative environment and are able to adapt to different styles and techniques. Please send reels or portfolios, as well as a bit about yourself.

3D Designer
New York
Looking for a skilled 3D designer to create stunning styleframes and other work as part of our creative team in New York. Must be fluent in Cinema 4D. Please send reels or portfolios, as well as a bit about yourself. 
Producers
Los Angeles

Leading design and creative studio, Brand New School is seeking Producers for full-time roles at our LA and NY studios (currently, these roles are remote). Our team is creative, energetic, widely respected and full of talented, intelligent artists of all kinds. With ~60 employees across the United States, we are a tight community with the shared goal of making great work.

Integral to the role is an ability to be proactive, anticipate client and internal creative needs, and properly interpret client feedback. You seek to understand problems so you can creatively and efficiently solve them with your team. Furthermore, you know how to "read the room," know when to ask for assistance, when to raise awareness, and when it makes sense to be flexible or firm.

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience producing commercial motion graphics, CG and VFX work
  • Interest in working and growing in a collaborative, creative, fun, and often fast-paced environment.
  • Meticulous attention to detial and quality control.
  • Strong problem solving skills, so you can solve issues that naturally arise in production.
  • Relationships with artists.
  • Exemplary written and oral communication skills. Specifically, the ability to ask the appropriate questions of your clients so you can provide guidance to your creative team.
  • Understanding of the workflow processes involving Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Maya, Cinema 4D, Nuke, Premiere and Flame.
  • Knowledge of the 3D pipeline. An ability to operate 3D software is not required, only an understanding of each pipeline artists's responsibilities.
  • Adhering to schedules while allowing the time needed for the creative process to play out.
  • Strong knowledge of Google Sheets, Google Docs, Excel, Word.
  • Experience working in Shotgun is a plus.

Responsibilites

  • Producing high-level commercial work on-budget and on-schedule.
  • Providing creative teams with the resources and environment to produce exemplary work.
  • Establishing flawless agency/client relationships.
  • Maintaining detailed actualizations of all projects.
  • Managing the expectations of clients and creatives.
  • Interpreting client direction and clearly communicating it to creatives.
  • Producing multiple jobs simultaneously.
Designers
New York

In search of talented, experienced, versatile motion designers who work well in a collaborative environment and are able to adapt to different styles and techniques. Please send reels or portfolios, as well as a bit about yourself. 

Clients
Awards

ADC

14

CDB

6

SCAD

2

AICP

3

CANNES

3

TDC

2

AIGA

13

D&AD

7

BDA

18

MVPA

3