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Oriental Dream Works Recruiting Storyboard Artist & Visual Development Artist

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Storyboard Artist (TV)

Responsible for ensuring that the storyboards align with the outline / script and the Director’s vision and feedback.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Collaborate with creative department heads to review goals and vision for the storyboards and discuss concerns, timelines and complexity given parameters of the schedule.
Ensure storyboards align with the creative goals of the leadership team and encompass storytelling objectives.
Work closely with creative department heads to discuss issues, address questions and ensure optimum collaboration.
Pitch thumbnails or roughs to director and creative department heads
Work in conjunction with animatic editor to ensure that the rough animatic includes all appropriate poses prior to the animatic pitch.
Ensure that production staff and creative department heads are aware of status of assignments and any concerns about meeting deadlines or shifts in schedule. Responsible for completing all deliverables on time and according to production schedule.
Responsible for ensuring that the vision and style of the show is consistent and adhered to across all episodes in the storyboards.
Submit work that appropriately aligns with production requirements and workflow guidelines requirements (i.e., naming conventions and storage).


Ability to align with style of show.
Strong knowledge of staging and composition skills. Ability to draw characters on model.
Knowledge of software and hardware, including Cintiq and Photoshop or other applicable storyboarding software
Able to write clear and specific direction on storyboards
Solid and consistent time-management skills
Work well under pressure
Minimum of 2 – 3 years storyboard experience and/or training on a similar show; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

BA/BS preferred

How to Apply

Include a resume and cover letter. We require both for all submissions.

To submit your information, send your resume and cover letter to:

Please put the position name (or code if applicable) in the subject line

We apologize that due to the volume of submissions we’re unable to personally respond to each applicant or inquiry. If your qualifications meet our needs, we will contact you.

Visual Development Artist


Visual Development Artists will provide a rich imagination, the ability to experiment with different mediums, and the versatility to conceptualize visually in a variety of techniques is the key.

Duties and Responsibilities

Work with Production Designers and Art Directors to provide design elements for environments and backgrounds, lighting, color and texture reference, graphic design, prop design and other creative elements for feature animation;
Candidates must demonstrate a proven ability to conceptualize visually in a variety of techniques and projects.


Traditional Fine Art Education, Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Digital Paintings and portfolio which demonstrate a wide range of experience and technique with strong sense of composition, design, color theory, and storytelling;
Effective communication skills (ability to speak English is a plus);
Ability to be flexible and to adapt to change when requested;
Proven ability to work as part of a team.

To submit your information, send your resume and cover letter to:
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