Nerd Corps Entertainment Recruiting Storyboard Artist
Nerd Corps Entertainment Seeking Storyboard Artist for Monster High (Vancouver)
Nerd Corps Entertainment, established in 2002, is one of North America’s largest privately owned animation studios, boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. With six shows in production, there is always a genre or character to keep you interested and challenged. But we’re more than just an animation studio. Our 400 creatives build stories, worlds, and experiences for kids that cut across platforms from television to online, games, toys, mobile—wherever kids are spending time. We handle all stages of our process in-house, from the IP creation and development to post-production, finance, sales and distribution, licensing and consumer products, and interactive development, making us a rarity in the industry. Our studio near Vancouver’s trendy Commercial Drive is a vibrant mixture of rookies and veterans, where those fresh out of college can continue learning from mid-career and senior artists, and where every level of experience can make the most of their talent on some of the best kids shows and games in the world.
Leo, Gemini, Emmy…been there, won that.
Come work for an award-winning studio and make cartoons, not war.
About the Position
As the storyboard artist, you interpret the script into images that will best convey the story and characters presented by the writer while maintaining a quality consistent with the production. You plan and coordinate all the images that make up the show, from thumbnails to final boards.
Ensure that the storyboards for which you are responsible are completed on time
Ensure the storyboards meet the standard of quality set by the producer
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
Study scripts to determine artistic interpretation and design boards in conjunction with the supervising director/producer
Communicate ideas effectively and recommend solutions to help interpret the script visually
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 show’s continuity
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
Critical thinking skills
Planning and management skills
Ability to communicate processes, plans and concepts
Ability to create entertaining and persuasive messages
Ability to present specific viewpoints
A strong understanding of character acting principles.
THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the Nerd Corps 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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