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DHX Studios - Storyboard Supervisor

Kristina Slivarichby on Feb 15, 2018
Vancouver, Canada
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Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?

DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Storyboard Supervisor to join our team!

The role:

As the Storyboard Supervisor, you are creative, comedic, and open to new ways of doing 3D Storyboards, merging 3D and storyboards together for TV production.

You will get to...

  • 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
  • The focus is to 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

You will be a great fit on our team if…

  • 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

Specific skills we’d love to see…

  • Have experience drawing boards over top of CG

  • Why work at DHX Media?

    DHX Media delivers content that inspires, entertains and connects. But we create more than just animation, we build worlds and experiences for kids around the world. At our studios, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure – while enjoying awesome benefits, perks, and a whole lot of fun along the way. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studios are bursting with energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us!

    THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. DHX will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

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