WildBrain is looking for Storyboard Artists for both 2D and 3D projects!
In this role, you’ll be collaborating with the Director and Storyboard department to conceptualize the story and create the visual blueprint for the entire production. This is your chance to set the scene for one of our brand new productions!
These roles are set to start early 2021.
We are currently working virtually because of the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe!
Collaborating with the Director and Storyboard team to create high-quality, dynamic storyboard panels
Studying scripts to determine artistic interpretation and design boards in conjunction with the Supervising Director/Producer
Maintaining awareness of the show’s continuity, and ensuring the style and quality of the production is consistently met in board work
Communicating progress or issues with Directors, Storyboard Supervisor and Production to ensure all deadlines are met
Consulting with Director to approve the final storyboard panels and making revisions as needed
Communicating ideas effectively and recommending solutions to help interpret the script visually
Mentoring and supporting other Storyboard Artists and Revisionists
Maximizing the re-use of assets with minor changes when the production schedule calls for it
Assisting with and completing production-related assignments
Keeping current on storyboarding techniques and technology
You have 2 or more years’ experience as a Storyboard Artist on an animated series
You have a Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school
You are familiar with and have experience with 3D Animation pipelines
You are known for both your drawing skills and your sense of humour!
Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
Strong drawing skills and sense of design, character and composition
Strong sense of acting and timing
Creative problem solving skills
Ability to work digitally (Cintiq with Sketchbook, Photoshop or Flash, etc.)
At WildBrainStudios our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series. Aside from awesome projects and partners, WildBrain puts our people first, here are just a few of the ways:
Great benefits that make employees feel truly valued including a customizable extended health and dental plan