Full Time Job

Head Of Story, Feature

Nickelodeon Animation

Burbank, CA 06-07-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

• Meet with creative supervisors to discuss objectives of storyboard; what is desired or to be achieved.
• Build storyboards by implementing storytelling objectives.
• Follow instructions of creative supervisors.
• Address any problems with creative supervisors; ask necessary questions.
• Communicate progress of work to creative supervisors and to appropriate production staff.
• Ensure quality and style of movie is consistently achieved in storyboard work.
• Follow proper document management requirements (i.e., file naming and storage) according to the production's guidelines.
• Meet all deadlines as determined by Line Producer or Production Manager.
• Attend and contribute to relevant meetings and pitches as needed.
• When Director is unavailable, guide fellow artists in addressing their notes. Includes potentially giving notes on their work.
• Director's second in command over Story team.
• Will be required to pitch Storyboards.
• Ensure all storyboard notes are added.

Basic qualifications:
• Must demonstrate proficiency in style of show.
• Strong staging and composition skills.
• Understanding of subtext in character performance. Portfolio samples must demonstrate that all characters in a sequence do not behave the same. They are unique. Think about which character in a scene is dominant, which is submissive. What are the undercurrents? Whose scene is it?
• Strong drawing and mechanical skills.
• Knowledge of applicable design software (Photoshop, Storyboard Pro) and hardware (Wacom Cintiq monitor and/or tablet).
• Strong time-management skills.
• Work well under pressure.
• Ability to multitask a plus.

Desired qualifications:
• BA/BS preferred.
• Minimum of 5 years storyboard experience and/or training on a similar show; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9xjzk-44-192-94-86-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Nickelodeon Animation

Nickelodeon Animation is proud of our celebrated past, but we're not resting on our Bikini Bottoms. We're always looking to the future, for both creative talent and the dedicated craftspeople that bring groundbreaking new ideas to life.