Nerd Corps Entertainment Recruiting Storyboard Supervisor
Company: Nerd Corps Entertainment
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately
Department: Storyboard Direction
About the position:
The Storyboard Supervisor has the overall responsibility to actualize the vision of the project/show. They interpret the script into images that best convey the story and characters presented by the writer while maintaining a quality consistent with the respective series/production plan.
They manage his/her directing and storyboarding team effectively and efficiently in order to complete the production on time.
Responsibilities and duties:
Ensure that the production for which he/she is responsible is completed on time.
Ensure the production meets the standard of quality set by the Producer.
Consult with Series 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 Series Director.
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.
Approve the final storyboard panels and recommend revisions as needed.
Overall, be aware of the show/series continuity and ensure each show.
Be aware of the progress of each show and always be looking for production friendly solutions.
Qualifications and competencies:
3+ years of experience in industry.
Excellent understanding of animation timing and posing.
Familiarity with 3D animation and the strengths and weaknesses of CGI animation.
Experience in Pre-School Animation an asset.
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.
Nerd Corps is one of the largest animation studios in Canada boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. But we’re more than just an animation studio. We 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, including IP creation and development, animation production, finance, sales and distribution, licensing and consumer products, and interactive development. We’re a rarity in the industry, and are looking for the best talent to join our team!
We would like to convey our sincere thanks 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.
Please email your resume, portfolio/demo reel link and cover letter explaining why you feel you would be a great fit:
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