6 Mar 2018

Temporary Storyboard Artist – Mainframe TV – Barbie Dreamhouse

Rainmaker Studios – Posted by RainmakerVancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Storyboard Artist for our animated TV series Barbie Dreamhouse! This is a perfect opportunity for an artist who has a couple of projects under their belt and is passionate about drawing and translating the story into a visual medium. Does this sound like you? Then we want to hear from you!

• Under the leadership of the Head of Story and/or a Senior Storyboard Artist, the Junior Storyboard Artist uses designs to translate the script pages into storyboard panels.
• Creates or cleans-up/modifies story panels that reflect the emotional, action and or comedic intent of a scene/sequence.a
• May participate in brainstorming sessions to come up with story, emotional and comedic ideas.
• Able to compose shots and indicate screen direction and cutting for effective storytelling.
• Focuses on continuity from shot-to-shot in his or her assigned sequence in addition to collaborating with other story artists to ensure continuity from sequence to sequence.
• Depending on the project’s requirements, the Junior Storyboard artist generates artwork ranging from thumbnails to digitally enhanced final storyboard panels.
• Collaborates with editorial to provide materials to be cut into the story reel.
• Interprets and implements notes and feedback from Director(s) and/or Head of Story in a timely and qualitatively acceptable way.
• Adheres to digital file management protocols.
• Supports and integrates the values of Rainmaker, which include a commitment to innovation, creativity, professionalism and inspiration.
• Interacts respectfully and professionally with colleagues, staff members and clients.
• Additional duties as requested.

• Degree or diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience is preferred.
• 1+ years of experience working in a professional environment within their discipline is preferred however not required.
• Strong drawing skills with the ability to capture character action, emotion and attitude through storyboard panels.
• Strong storytelling skills
• Strong staging skills.
• Must show an aptitude for learning different styles depending on the project’s requirements.
• Experience with digital storyboarding tools.
• Strong aptitude for verbal and visual presentation skills.
• Practices attentive and active listening. Incorporates feedback and direction received from the Director/Supervisor.
• Open to and encourages feedback and new initiatives. Shares information and techniques with team members.
• Solid work ethic and positive attitude. Ability to work under pressure. Self-motivated and pro-active. Consistently strives to expand knowledge base.
• Makes decisions in a timely manner. Accepts accountability for own actions.
• Efficient and detail oriented.
• Strong team player.
• Strong aptitude for verbal and visual presentation skills.
• Ability to deliver work on time and meet set storytelling objectives.



Job Categories: General. Job Types: Temporary. Job expires in 13 days.

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