Storyboard Artist - Board-driven Series at Walt Disney World Resort

Expires today

Job Summary:

The Storyboard Artist on a board-driven animated series writes story and dialogue based on a provided outline and draws storyboard panels scene by scene.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend Story sessions with Directors and boarding partner (where applicable) to collaborate and develop story structure, action, and dialogue from outline
  • Create storyboard: thumbnail/rough storyboard panels through delivery of finished storyboard sequences based on story outline
  • Ensure that the vision and style of the show is consistently adhered to through execution of action, staging, dialogue and camera
  • Pitch storyboards to Director, crew and Executives
  • Address notes from Director and Creative Supervisors
  • Collaborate with creative department heads and production to review goals and vision for the storyboards and discuss concerns, timelines and complexity, given the parameters of the schedule; Responsible for completing all deliverables on time and according to production schedule and within guidelines/show parameters such as number of scenes, complexity requirements, etc.
  • Ensure that storyboard includes all final dialogue, backgrounds, direction, camera moves and action by making drawing or text changes in description, dialogue or numbering
  • Submit work that appropriately aligns with production and workflow guidelines requirements (i.e., naming conventions and storage)


Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 2 - 3 years storyboard experience and/or training on a board-driven series
  • Strong story structure and writing skills; action and/or comedy writing desired
  • Knowledge and experience with animation production pipeline a plus
  • Knowledge of software and hardware including Cintiq, Toon Boon Storyboard Pro and Photoshop


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to align with style and sensibility of show both in writing and storyboarding
  • Strong in comedy, action, emotional storytelling, and character interaction
  • Strong staging, composition and cinematography skills
  • Ability to draw characters and environments on model within show style
  • Ability to write clear and specific direction on storyboards
  • Solid and consistent time-management skills


Required EducationBachelor degree or equivalent work experience

Additional Information:

Equal Opportunity Employer--Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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