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jobby: Story Artist, Arc Productions, Toronto

arc logo, animation jobs, animation siteArc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a Story Artist to join our team. With over 500+ artists and technical directors and the most up to date resources available, we bring the vision to both major Hollywood studios and independent producers to life in a wide array of formats: theatrical features, television, DVDs, shorts and game cinematics.

JOB TITLE: Story Artist

DEPARTMENT: Storyboard

REPORTS TO: Creative Development Lead


The Story Artist develops story ideas and defines individual scenes via still drawings, working from scripts and/or loose outlines. The Story Artist formulates sequences for presentation at story meetings, and revises sequences as per Director feedback. The Story Artist also actively contributes to group brainstorming sessions, and offers creative and resourceful solutions for storyboard-related problems.


  • Develop story ideas and define individual scenes via still drawings and sequential drawings working from scripts and/or loose outlines
  • Formulate sequences for presentation at story meetings
  • Present material and outline relevant details to Director and peers
  • Note required revisions
  • Provide constructive feedback on the work of peers
  • Revise sequences as per Director feedback
  • Actively contribute to group brainstorming sessions, and offer creative and resourceful solutions for storyboard-related problems




  • 3-5 years of relevant storyboarding experience within the animation industry
  • Completed post-secondary education in classical or 3D animation, art fundamentals, or other relevant area of study
  • Strong drawing skills with the ability to produce visually appealing artwork
  • Experience with digital storyboard programs an asset (i.e. StoryBoard Pro, SketchBook Pro, Photoshop, etc…)
  • Good understanding of the possibilities and limitations of CG animation
  • Ability to adapt working style to varying budget and schedule parameters
  • High level of creativity, with the ability to perform to standard under tight deadlines
  • Ability to handle feedback and constructive criticism well
  • Strong creative problem solving skills
  • High degree of focus, with the ability to concentrate on one concept for long periods of time
  • Working knowledge of cinematography, composition, film structure, and screen direction


Thank you for your interest but only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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