Full Time Job

Director, TV Animation

DreamWorks Animation

Glendale, CA 08-30-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

DreamWorks Animation Television has exciting new
opportunities for Directors to join its team on an exciting CG show. This position is covered by the Animation Guild. We are seeking candidates who are familiar with the animation pipeline and experienced in drawing storyboards .

• Collaborate with the Supervising Producer to discuss creative ambitions and producibility for each episode
• Prepare for and lead storyboard handouts by communicating storytelling direction, design requirements, and expected level of polish to the Storyboard team
• Participate in storyboard reviews and provide clear notes for revisions
• Evaluate the continuity and quality of all storyboards and punch up the storyboards and/or animatics as needed
• Review animatics with Animatic Editors to direct pacing
• Provide status updates, troubleshoot, and review potential changes on a regular basis with production staff
• Participate in the talent acquisition process with the Line Producer to review portfolios and tests, interview candidates, and provide detailed feedback
• Mentor and support the Storyboard team and cultivate positive team morale

Strong drawing skills with a demonstrated sense of storytelling, staging, composition, and character acting

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Proven ability to meet deadlines and keep a team on schedule

Advanced knowledge of Storyboard Pro and Photoshop

Experience working in a fast-paced environment

Desired Characteristics

At least 5 years of experience as a Storyboard Artist working in television animation

Prior Storyboard Directing experience

Bachelor degree preferred

Ideal candidates will be able to provide storyboard samples

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjqx5b-3-215-177-171-42 in your application.