Rachelle Lewis, Owner & President of RLT, Inc
Rachelle Lewis has been a talent scout and top recruiter in the animation and visual effects industry for the past 19 years. Before launching her own company Rachelle Lewis Talent in 2006, she held the position of Director of Recruitment for Digital Domain, and was a Senior Recruiter at Sony Pictures Imageworks, and DreamWorks. She began her career as Director of Artistic Recruitment for Klasky Csupo, best known for the TV series Rugrats.
To compliment her expertise in sourcing and placement, Rachelle also brings a deep knowledge and understanding of all positions within the Animation and Visual Effects pipelines. Rachelle has a great eye for quality animation, VFX, and technical talent. This is an invaluable advantage when pursuing very senior and accomplished candidates. She speaks to both ends of the spectrum, from the production artist to the studio executives.
Rachelle lectures at universities and industry events throughout North America and Europe. She acts in an advisory capacity developing the animation and visual effects curricula with universities and works directly with artists in the area of career development. She resides between Los Angeles and Seattle.
Maryanna Aramian, Senior Recruiter
Maryanna began her career in broadcasting working in news, barter, and traffic.
She moved into animation, as a checker and supervisor, at various companies including 7th Level, Creative Capers, Duck Soup, and Klasky Csupo; movie highlights include “The Wild Thornberry’s”, “Rugrats Go to Paris”, and “Rugrats Go Wild”.
Next, as management, at Hyperion Pictures, she worked on projects for the WB and the Disney Channel, including “The Proud Family” episodic series and movie; this included work overseas in Korea, and India. Other projects include producing short films and the creation of several e-commerce websites.
Recently, Maryanna has been enjoying working with Rachelle Lewis Talent, seeking out animation and visual effects specialists, for positions at premiere studios around the world.