jobby: Storyboard Artist, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

Storyboard Artist – CG Action Adventure Series

 (Remote – Freelance)

Start Date: ASAP

Overview:

Industrial Brothers is seeking an experienced Storyboard Artist for our exciting new CG animated, action-adventure-comedy series for Netflix.

We are looking for accountable artists, who are also team players.  The Storyboard Artist will work closely with the Series Director. This is a work from home position using Storyboard Pro.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Director and to create high-quality, dynamic storyboards
  • Communicate ideas effectively and recommend solutions to help interpret the script visually
  • Deliver storyboards with attention to clarity, comedy, acting/performance, and cinematic storytelling (composition, camera)
  • Use knowledge of traditional animation to ensure that posing, staging, and cutting is both dynamic and producible
  • Pitch storyboards to the creative teams to convey the story
  • Produce storyboard panels for a specific sequence/ episode as outlined by the production schedule and deliver on-time
  • Follow instructions as per the notes and discussions at each stage of the storyboard process
  • Communicate progress of work to production team
  • Ensure quality and style of the show is consistently achieved throughout the storyboard
  • Must be comfortable drawing in a loose gestural style in order to meet all deadlines, while still maintaining quality standards and clear storytelling

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of proven storyboard experience for high-action, production level series animation is required (3D series storyboard experience preferred)
  • Understanding of 3D pipeline
  • Excellent drawing and composition skills, sense of design and character
  • A fresh, creative and collaborative attitude towards storytelling
  • Solid knowledge of story, including, acting, dialogue, and use of camera
  • Must be able to work quickly and efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Must work digitally
  • Must excel in Photoshop and Storyboard Pro
  • Strong problem solving skills

All animation crew must have at least 2 years experience working in the animation or film industry. Working in pre-school or children’s TV is a plus.

Ontario residency and Canadian Citizenship required.

Please send detailed resume & samples of work with the position in the subject line to jobs@industrialbrothers.com

No phone calls please. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank you!