jobby: Storyboard Supervisor, Portfolio Entertainment, Toronto

PORTFOLIO ENTERTAINMENT is a creative-driven, fast-paced children’s and family media company committed to embracing change and finding new approaches to storytelling. Our in-house animation studio is innovative and teeming with talent and our international distribution division takes our content worldwide.

We are currently looking for a Storyboard Supervisor to join our Studio and our new and exciting series. 

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Work closely with the Director to implement the objectives of the storyboard and manage complexities of production
  • Assist Director with / or create comprehensive script notes (technical and reuse notes) for storyboard hand-outs for remote artists.
  • Supervise storyboard revisionists and manage storyboard department according to the needs of production
  • Supervise breakdowns and reference gathering for storyboard packages
  • Review and do revisions for storyboards during animatic process to ensure continuity and hook-ups.
  • Ensure quality and style of show is consistently achieved in storyboard work
  • Meet all deadlines as determined by the Producer or Production Manager
  • Trouble shoots storyboards that are not up to the creative and technical standards of the series.
  • Re-boarding segments or taking on pages of late storyboards in order to stay within the production schedule

Essential Qualifications:

  • Must have at least 2 years’ experience working as a Storyboard Supervisor (or similar position) in either broadcast or feature film work. 
  • Strong knowledge of Toon Boom Storyboard Pro 
  • Manage timelines ensuring work is delivered on schedule 
  • Proven and Effective communication skills both written and verbal 
  • A good understanding of cinematography and staging 
  • Strong drawing skills 
  • Must be open to direction 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple tasks in a fast-paced production
  • Ability to quickly and effectively illustrate in any style required 

To apply:

Please send your resume to jobs@portfolio-ent.com and reference: Storyboard Supervisor in the subject of your submission.  Only selected, qualified applicants will be contacted for personal interview. Must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident to apply.