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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.


  • 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


  • 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:



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