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Laika Recruiting Storyboard Artist

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Storyboard Artist

Category: Storyboard Artist
Company: Laika
Location: Hillsboro (United States)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

The storyboard Artist, under the Supervision of the Director and Head of story, translates and interprets story lines into a visual medium via sketches, thumbnail drawings and finished storyboard drawings. This position will last 4-5 weeks.

Essential Job Functions

Create quick thumbnail sketches through to finished detailed storyboard panels.
Utilizes storytelling techniques for film and the effective use of camera and staging.
Performs background research to inform the story process.
Illustrate script pages and story ideas.
Work with Director and Head of story to define staging, pacing and camera action.
Visually analyze and translate scripts.
Create quick sketches through to finished storyboard panels.
Create inventive ideas and stories with a sense of entertainment and humor for multiple types of creative projects.
Develop character personality and dramatic/comedic action.
Incorporate Director’s notes.


Bachelor’s degree in Art or other relevant area of study or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
3+ years experience as a storyboard Artist on an animated feature films or television required.
Strong drawing ability which conveys character and action.
Strong understanding of the principles of animation; emotion, acting, movement is required.
Strong team member with ability to work effectively with all levels in the organization including people with different styles and backgrounds.
Experiencewith Photoshop, a plus.
Experience with the Wacom Cintiq drawing tablet.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

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