jobby: Junior Story Artists, House of Cool, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

twitter_pic_hocAvailable positions: Junior Story Artists

House of Cool, an outstanding full service animation studio that specializes in pre-production for feature film and television is seeking talented Junior Storyboard Artists to add to our roster.

Position Overview

As a Junior Story Artist you will help visualize written scripts and develop story ideas for major animated film projects. Working along side a team of creative storytellers you will be mentored in the art of storyboarding and will receive valuable direction in taking your natural drawing and storytelling abilities to the next level.

Responsibilities

  • Draw storyboards that depict emotion, action, pacing, mood, staging, cinematography and strong character performances
  • Ability to visualize and interpret written scripts and verbal descriptions from the director and head of story
  • Hone, refine, delete, or create dialog where needed
  • Ability to pitch sequences to the director and story team in a clear and entertaining way
  • Engage with creative team to brainstorm story ideas that will enhance the overall production of the project
  • Produce high quality work while adhering to strict deadlines

Requirements

  • Some experience in storyboarding preferably on feature films
  • Excellent drawing skills
  • Dynamic storytelling and outstanding character performance abilities
  • Strong layout and design skills
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, Storyboard Pro or Sketchbook Pro
  • Relevant Post-Secondary Education is an asset

Now in our 10th year of business House of Cool has built a strong reputation working on projects like; Book of Life, EPIC, Hugo, RIO, Despicable Me, Gravity Falls and several Ice Age sequels, just to name a few. We have created a fun, inspiring studio for artists that nurture and challenge creative energies.

To apply for this position please submit your reels/portfolios and fill out our online job application at: http://houseofcool.com/cool-jobs/

 

 

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