Nerd Corps Entertainment Recruiting Storyboard Artist
Come work on some of the best kids’ shows, games and brands in the world!
At DHX Media, we strive to be the best artists and storytellers in the field—and we love doing it! With us, you can work on some of the most beloved kids’ brands on the market today, including our library of award-winning original productions that just keeps getting bigger and better. That means there’s always a project to keep you engaged, challenged and growing, whether you’re fresh out of college or an industry veteran. Come be part of an inspiring team, and enjoy a fun and friendly workplace, a competitive benefits package, and a roster of fantastic company events.
In Vancouver, our studios are located in two of the city’s most vibrant communities, with 2D based in trendy Gastown and 3D in the hip Commercial Drive area. In Halifax, our 3D studio is located in the heart of the city on Spring Garden Road. Whether east or west coast, some of Canada’s most stunning natural scenery is on our doorstep, with mountains and ocean views a short drive away, along with endless activities all year long, from skiing to surfing and everything in between.
About the Position
As the storyboard artist, you interpret the script into images and sounds that best convey the story and characters presented by the writer while maintaining a quality consistent with the respective series/production plan, and coordinate all of the images and sounds that make up the show. You manage your time effectively and efficiently in order to complete the production on time.
Ensure that the production for which you are responsible is completed on time
Consult with supervising director as to the technical feasibility of elements in the script and suggest creative solutions that will maintain the vision of the series
Consult with supervising director to approve the final storyboard panels and make revisions as needed
Maximize the re-use of assets with minor changes when the production schedule calls for it
Overall, be aware of the series/show’s continuity
Assist with and complete production-related assignments
Keep current on storyboarding techniques and technology
Ensure the supervising storyboard director’s instructions are carried through by the storyboarding team
4+ years of experience in the industry
Excellent understanding of animation timing and posing
Familiarity with 3D animation and the strengths and weaknesses of CGI animation
Superior understanding of filmic storytelling principles and techniques
Able to communicate processes, plans and concepts
Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
Able to create entertaining and persuasive messages through storyboards
Able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Encourage feedback and new initiatives
Able to adapt to multiple show styles
THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Media 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.
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