Full Time Job

Storyboard Artist - Board-Driven Series

Disney

Burbank, CA 06-02-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

The Storyboard Artist on a board-driven animated series writes story and dialogue based on a provided outline and draws storyboard panels scene by scene.

Responsibilities:
• Attend Story sessions with Directors and boarding partner (where applicable) to collaborate and develop story structure, action, and dialogue from outline
• Create storyboard: thumbnail/rough storyboard panels through delivery of finished storyboard sequences based on story outline
• Ensure that the vision and style of the show is consistently adhered to through execution of action, staging, dialogue and camera
• Pitch storyboards to Director, crew and Executives
• Address notes from Director and Creative Supervisors
• Collaborate with creative department heads and production to review goals and vision for the storyboards and discuss concerns, timelines and complexity, given the parameters of the schedule; Responsible for completing all deliverables on time and according to production schedule and within guidelines/show parameters such as number of scenes, complexity requirements, etc.
• Ensure that storyboard includes all final dialogue, backgrounds, direction, camera moves and action by making drawing or text changes in description, dialogue or numbering
• Submit work that appropriately aligns with production and workflow guidelines requirements (i.e., naming conventions and storage)

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum of 2 - 3 years storyboard experience and/or training on a board-driven series
• Strong story structure and writing skills; action and/or comedy writing desired
• Knowledge and experience with animation production pipeline a plus
• Knowledge of software and hardware including Cintiq, Toon Boon Storyboard Pro and Photoshop

Preferred Qualifications:
• Ability to align with style and sensibility of show both in writing and storyboarding
• Strong in comedy, action, emotional storytelling, and character interaction
• Strong staging, composition and cinematography skills
• Ability to draw characters and environments on model within show style
• Ability to write clear and specific direction on storyboards
• Solid and consistent time-management skills

Required Education

Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience

Additional Information:

Equal Opportunity Employer--Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Disney Television Animation, an integral part of The Walt Disney Company, creates many of the company's most beloved animated shows. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals, we want to hear your story.
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