Rachelle has been a professional recruiter in the animation and visual effects industry for over a decade. She runs her own company, Rachelle Lewis Talent, which specialises in placing animation and vfx artists for film, gaming, and television studios worldwide, as well as representing a select group of animation directors, VFX Supes and show creators.
Previously, Rachelle oversaw the talent procurement for Digital Domain, the five times Academy Award winning visual effects company. She has also worked for Sony Pictures Imageworks and DreamWorks Feature as a recruiting consultant. Rachelle started her career in the animation/vfx industry through television animation as Director of Artistic Recruitment and Development for Klasky Csupo, best known for it's Emmy Award winning TV series Rugrats and Wild Thornberrys. Rachelle lectures at art schools, universities, festivals and industry events throughout North America and Europe. She also acts in an advisory capacity developing the animation and vfx curriculum with numerous schools and works directly with professional artists in the area of career development.