jobby: Assistant Director, Cookie Jar Entertainment, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

June 14, 2012

Position: Assistant Director
Cookie Jar Entertainment in our Toronto office is seeking an experienced Assistant Director to join our team on the preschool series “Ella the Elephant”.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Revising and drawing storyboard panels for animatics
  • Following direction as per notes and discussions from the series Director
  • Ensuring quality and style of the series is consistently achieved
  • Solving Story and Structure problems
  • Refining Acting where required
  • Supervising a storyboard revision team
  • Working with Animatic Editor to lock animatics in a timely manner
  • Communicating progress to the series Producer and Director
  • Communicating with the Production Coordinator to ensure timely delivery of revisions to Director and Animatic Editor

Position Qualifications:

  • Proficient in working digitally in Sketchbook Pro
  • Experience in preschool is an asset
  • Must be willing to work in house
  • Excellent drawing and composition skills
  • Must hold a solid work ethic and meet deadlines with the need to work quickly when necessary
  • Previous experience as an Assistant Director mandatory
  • Minimum of 2 years experience is required

Please forward all resumes, demo reels, portfolios to jobs@cjar.com. No phone calls please.

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