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2D/3D Supervisor Job Description

We have crafted a series of job description examples for a variety of digital roles.

Very often, in-house recruiters and HR departments ask us to help them write their job descriptions, and since this aspect of our recruitment service is very useful to them, we’ve realised that this could be useful to others too, so we have provided a list of job descriptions here.

With more than 20 years of experience in digital and technology recruitment and having placed thousands of candidates in Ireland and across Europe, we understand the value of a compelling job description, so we hope that these examples will help you in your search for a digital or technology professional; please feel free to use and edit to as per your specific needs and preferences.

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Example of a 2D/3D Supervisor Job Description


  • Company overview: Founding vision, current state of affairs, size, relevant stats. 
  • Role mission: Goals, team, and resources to make it happen. 


  • Lead and oversee the 2D/3D art team, providing guidance, mentorship, and support to ensure the successful completion of projects.
  • Collaborate closely with directors, producers, and other department heads to understand project goals, timelines, and resource requirements.
  •  Manage the planning, scheduling, and allocation of tasks for the 2D/3D art team, ensuring efficient workflow and adherence to project deadlines.
  •  Provide creative direction and feedback to artists, helping to maintain consistency and quality across all aspects of 2D and 3D artwork.
  •  Oversee the creation and implementation of 2D and 3D assets, including characters, environments, props, and visual effects.
  •  Monitor the progress of 2D and 3D production pipelines, identifying and resolving any issues or bottlenecks that may arise.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, advancements in technology, and best practices related to 2D and 3D art production.
  • Foster a collaborative and supportive work environment, encouraging open communication and teamwork among team members.
  • Serve as a point of contact for external partners, vendors, and clients, providing updates and addressing any concerns related to 2D/3D production.


  •  Extensive experience in 2D and/or 3D art production, with a strong portfolio demonstrating proficiency in both disciplines.
  •  Proven leadership and management skills, with experience leading teams in a creative production environment.
  •  In-depth knowledge of 2D and/or 3D software tools and pipelines, such as Adobe Creative Suite, Autodesk Maya, Blender, or equivalent.
  •  Strong understanding of artistic principles, visual storytelling, and technical aspects of 2D and 3D art production.
  •  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with artists, directors, and other stakeholders.
  •  Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, while maintaining a high level of quality and attention to detail.
  •  Problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to changing project requirements and deadlines.
  •  Bachelor's degree in Animation, Visual Effects, Fine Arts, or a related field is preferred.


  •  Experience with real-time rendering engines such as Unreal Engine or Unity.
  •  Knowledge of scripting or programming languages for automation and tool development.
  • Background in traditional art or animation techniques, with an understanding of how they translate to digital mediums.
  • Familiarity with project management tools and methodologies for tracking and organizing production workflows.


  • Salary 
  • Working arrangement: (Hybrid, Remote, Office) 
  • Perks 


We are accepting applications until the end of *MONTH*. We’ll be delighted to meet you for a first interview with *NAME*, our hiring manager. 

If you are looking for roles that are more web specific, you can check the Job Descriptions.

If you would like to check 2024 salaries for 3D Artist or 2D Artist, check our Animation Salaries. Or you can download our acclaimed Prosperity Digital Salary Survey to be on top of current salaries for the digital sector.

Writing a job spec is the first phase of the hiring process at any given company, we love to help companies do this in an effective way so we've put together a post where we explain our secrets for a well structured hiring process and how to make it more efficient.