Storyboard Supervisor, 3D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 4 days ago(7/2/2020 6:09 PM)
Job ID
2020-3019

Overview

WildBrain is looking for a Storyboard Supervisor to join our team! In this role, you are creative, comedic, and open to new ways of doing 3D Storyboards, merging 3D and storyboards together for TV production.

 

This role is set to begin in Summer 2020. 

 

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!

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with series director on the style of the series
  • Establish and define process and workflow for the board team
  • Lead the team in translating the script into visuals – this will be done through a combination of fully drawn sequences and utilizing some established CG elements such as sets where characters are drawn over top
  • Ensure the storytelling is hitting the right notes; that the emphatic moments have emphasis, there is intensity where needed, the jokes are funny and the story pays off in the end
  • Annotate scripts thoroughly and direct the storyboarding team throughout the boarding of an episode; communicate ideas effectively and recommend solutions to help interpret the script visually
  • Consult with series director as to the feasibility of action in the script and suggest creative solutions that will maintain the vision of the series
  • Approve the final storyboard panels and be aware of the show continuity
  • Train, mentor, and motivate storyboard artists
  • Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any creative or technical issues
  • Understand the needs and strengths of the storyboarding team and encourage growth and development of the storyboarding team
  • Provide constructive feedback and guidance to team

Qualifications

  • Experience working in CG (live action or 3D) essential
  • 4+ years experience as a Storyboard Artist
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in Supervisor position
  • Comedy / Action style of drawings
  • Gags and humor
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Leadership and critical thinking

 

Bonus:

  • Have experience drawing boards over top of CG
  • Unreal Engine experience is beneficial 

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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