Job Details

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  • Location

    Los Angeles, CA

  • Experience

    More than 3 years experience

  • Application Start Date

    23-Oct-2017 00:00 AM

  • Application End Date

    20-Nov-2017 00:00 AM

Skydance Media Storyboard Artist


COMPANY NAME : Skydance Animation
Description:

Can you put your imagination on paper?

Skydance Media’s newly formed Animation division seeks a Story Artist to join a dynamic team to lay the foundations for its two upcoming animated feature films Split being directed by Vicky Jenson, (ShrekShark’s Tale) and Luck being directed by Alessandro Carloni (How to Train Your DragonShark TaleKung Fu Panda).

Story Artists translate an idea and turn it into visuals that convey the facets of the overall direction of the film including emotion, humor, and action. You are an expert of character anatomy – both physical and emotional - and can translate something abstract into something solid. You partner with the Directors and Head of Story to develop expressive, entertaining storyboards. You usually are given script pages as a guide but also must be able to take an unfinished idea and flesh it out into a full scene.

Your mind is a paintbrush.

Responsibilities

  • Design and/or illustrate concepts through sketches, painting and storyboards for feature films and commercial projects.
  • Create storyboards in the form of presentation boards as well as rough thumbnail boards.
  • Perform research in order to participate in conceptual design.
  • Create color concepts that may include marker sketches, paintings, and computer-generated imagery.
  • Make artistic presentations as needed.
  • Refine concepts technically and visually and follow through with implementation.

Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience for animated features.
  • Ability to express character emotions and attitudes through drawings.
  • A sense of filmic staging and storytelling.
  • Knowledge of anatomy.
  • Knowledge of perspective and composition.
  • Ability to come up with inventive ideas to plus story material.
  • Sense of entertainment and humor.
  • Preferably he/she should be able to present the storyboard in an effective manner.
  • Willingness to rework material multiple times while keeping a fresh eye.
  • Expert Adobe Photoshop skills
  • Knowledge of FLIX a plus

Responsibilities :

·      Design and/or illustrate concepts through sketches, painting and storyboards for feature films and commercial projects.

·      Create storyboards in the form of presentation boards as well as rough thumbnail boards.

·      Perform research in order to participate in conceptual design.

·      Create color concepts that may include marker sketches, paintings, and computer-generated imagery.

·      Make artistic presentations as needed.

·      Refine concepts technically and visually and follow through with implementation.

 


Information :

This is an 'in house' position

Most be a member of The Animation Guild

Candidates must have 3+ years of experience




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