Storyboard Supervisor, 2D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/28/2020 11:46 AM)
Job ID
2020-2758

Overview

WildBrain is looking for a Storyboard Supervisor to join our Vancouver studio.  As the Storyboard Supervisor, you are creative, comedic, and an inspiring leader. Aside from top-notch drawing skills, you need to be able to communicate ideas effectively, coach and mentor a team of artists. This is your chance to set the scene for one of our brand new productions! 

 

WildBrain VANCOUVER is HIRING! The Covid-19 has changed the way we work and slowed us a bit but we are hiring and posting current and future opportunities daily. Please continue to check our job board, apply online and follow us on our social media for ongoing updates. 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborating with series directors on the style of the series
  • Establishing and defining process and workflow for the storyboard team
  • Annotating scripts thoroughly and direct the storyboarding team throughout the boarding of an episode; communicating ideas effectively and recommending solutions to help interpret the script visually
  • Consulting with series directors as to the feasibility of comedy in the script and suggesting creative solutions that will maintain the vision of the series
  • Approving the final storyboard panels while keeping show continuity in mind
  • Training, mentoring, and motivating a team of storyboard artists and revisionists
  • Anticipating, communicating, and troubleshooting any creative or technical issues
  • Understanding the needs and strengths of the storyboard team and encourage growth and development
  • Providing constructive feedback and guidance to the team

Qualifications

  • You have previous experience as a Storyboard Supervisor for a 2D or 3D animated series
  • You have 4 or more years’ experience as a Storyboard Artist on an animated series or feature film
  • You have strong communication, leadership and critical thinking skills
  • You have a Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school
  • You are known for both your drawing skills and your sense of humour! 

Bonus:

  • Strong drawing skills and sense of design, character and composition
  • Strong understanding of storytelling principles and techniques
  • Strong posing, acting, and timing skills
  • Ability to communicate and provide feedback in a professional and positive manner
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Ability to work digitally (Cintiq with Sketchbook, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Adobe Animate (Flash) is an asset

Why WildBrain

 

At WildBrain Studios 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 
  • Generous RRSP matching 
  • Bonus time off 

 

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