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Oriental Dream Works Recruiting Supervising Director (TV)

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Supervising Director (TV)


Handles all aspects of the storyboarding and timing processes in the editing/animatics stage. Manages the entire team of directors, storyboard artists, revisionists, and animatic editors to ensure alignment of the style, vision and creative ambitions required for a locked animatic of every episode and throughout the series.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Across all aspects of the storyboard and animatic process, ensure that the scope of work creatively aligns with thestyle and ambitions for each episode.
Collaborating with the Supervising Producer to discuss creative ambitions for each episode. Ensure alignment before locking picture at the animatic stage.
Work closely with each member of the storyboard team to discuss assignments needed from. Be available for questions and to monitor progress. Discuss timelines and deliverables on a regular basis and ensure quality and continuity of submissions across the team.
Provide status updates, discuss concerns, and review potential changes with appropriate production staff on a regular basis.
Work with story artists to fine tune or punch up storyboard and animatic as needed.
Participate in all storyboard handout and pitches. Provide notes and ensure clarity as questions arise. Ensure notes are disseminated appropriately.
Managing each shows animatic at all stages including animatic pitches, revisions and lock. Ensure style and vision for the show is maintained consistently. Oversee revisions and provide notes ongoing.
Will participate in the interviewing process as well as review portfolios and tests. Responsible for helping in recruitment process of both in house and freelance storyboard artists.


Must have storyboard directing and drawing experience.
Ability to work in fast-paced environment is essential.
3-5 years experience as a storyboard director and at least 5 years work as a television animation storyboard artist or equivalent combination of education and experience.
BA/BS in Fine Arts preferred.
Ability to quickly align with style of show.
Strong background in staging, composition.
Tremendous sense of timing and pacing of animated storytelling.
Able to come up to speed quickly on hardware and software including knowledge of the Cintiq tablet, Photoshop, Painter or Sketchbook Pro.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Proven ability to consistently meet deadlines and keepteam on schedule.
Solid team player
Proven ability to multitask and work well under pressure with all team members

How to Apply

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

Please put the position name (or code if applicable) in the subject line of your email and include your resume and cover letter as attachments. Please put your First and Last name in the file name of each attachment.
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.
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