Penrose Studios crafts ground-breaking immersive stories, and needs your help building a platform for this new artistic medium. We need an art director to design the look of our virtual reality stories that immerse viewers in our worlds.



  • Work with a small team to conceptualize new experiences.

  • Create, direct, and modify production artwork for VR.

  • Use industry standard and proprietary tools to create content.

  • Manage and build a small team of artists as necessary.

  • Partner with production manager, engineers,  and designers to see our projects through from concept to ship and beyond.


  • Strong 3D art modeling skills.

  • Ability to define and drive varied art styles, from realistic to caricature to abstract.

  • Technical skills – understand the underlying technology and tools necessary to make art for virtual reality.

  • Broad familiarity with modern 3D graphics art production – rigging, animation, modeling hard surface, environments, shaders, etc.


  • Familiarity with standard game engines such as Unity and Unreal Engine.

  • Familiarity with industry standard art tools such as Maya.

  • Portfolio demonstrating a keen interest in games and/or VR.

  • 5+ years industry experience in games, film, or other interactive media.

Penrose is based in San Francisco.