Design | Others
A Storyboard Artist illustrates the narrative, plans shots, and draws thumbnails and panels to demonstrate action and maintain continuity between panels, scenes, and sequences in order to complete a holistic episode. You will work closely with the Director to visualize and tell the story.
You will maintain good time management, working with other production teams, and assist in managing shots/sequences in a professional production schedule.
- Plan, illustrate and complete storyboards within production timelines for each episode.
- Problem-solve difficult storytelling issues and production-limitation issues, and conceptualize inventive ideas to make the episode funnier and more entertaining.
- Do their best to achieve the Director’s vision.
- Understand structure and intensity charts in terms of episodic storytelling.
- Correctly portray character personality per episode and storyboard shots for dramatic/comedic action.
- Rework material multiple times and make revisions as required, or direct a Story revisionist to do so.
- Pitch boards to directors and story crew.
- Communicate storyboards through drawings and 2D software within a fast-paced production timeline.
- Drive story team Gag Room/brainstorming sessions, in Lead’s absence.
- Maintain integrity and structure of workflow and naming conventions.
- Maintain self-discipline, strong organization and time management practices.
- Diploma/Bachelor's degree or equivalent industry experience
- 3 to 5 years’ experience in the animation industry, producing content for TV/film.
- Experience and knowledge of cinematic techniques, language and shot composition.
- Strong understanding of the principles of art and film, and good draftsmanship required.
- Expertise in character acting and animation required.
- Experience working with high-end 2D and 3D tools such as Maya, Toonboom Storyboard Pro & Photoshop, as well as Wacom tablet/pen.
- Highly proficient at rendering imaginary scenes with little or no reference.