WildBrain Studios is looking for an experienced Storyboard Artist to join our team!  You may have known us as DHX Media – we’ve recently changed our name to reflect our renewed commitment to pushing the creative and focusing on the artist experience. At WildBrain we create epic entertainment experiences for kids and family through industry leading animation. Join us and see what other great things are happening at WildBrain!

The role:

Come join the ranks of epic Storyboard Artists that have passed through our studio doors! We are searching for an inspired artist with a keen eye for composition, a strong sense of story, and mad drawing skills!

As a Storyboard Artist, you’ll be collaborating with the Director and Storyboard department to conceptualize the story and create the visual blueprint for the entire production. This is your chance to set the scene for one of our exciting new productions!

You will get to work on…

Collaborating with the Director and Storyboard team to create high-quality, dynamic storyboard panels
Studying scripts to determine artistic interpretation and design boards in conjunction with the Supervising Director
Maintaining awareness of the show’s continuity, and ensuring the style and quality of the production is consistently met in board work
Communicating progress or issues with Directors, Storyboard Supervisor and Production to ensure all deadlines are met
Consulting with Director to approve the final storyboard panels and making revisions as needed
Communicating ideas effectively and recommending solutions to help interpret the script visually
Mentoring and supporting other Storyboard Artists and Revisionists
Maximizing the re-use of assets with minor changes when the production schedule calls for it
Assisting with and completing production-related assignments
Keeping current on storyboarding techniques and technology

You will be a great fit on our team if…

You have 2 or more years’ experience as a Storyboard Artist on an animated series
You are familiar with and have experience with 2D or 3D Animation pipelines
You have a Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school
You are known for both your drawing skills and your sense of humour!

Specific skills we’d love to see… 

Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
Strong drawing skills and sense of design, character and composition
Strong sense of acting and timing
Creative problem solving skills
Ability to work digitally (Cintiq with Sketchbook, Photoshop or Flash, etc.)

Why work at WildBrain Studios?

At WildBrain Studios, we have awesome benefits/perks and facilities to keep you engaged, committed, and creative. We pride ourselves on our work/life balance, offer events and opportunities for socializing, exercising, and spaces to relax and recharge. Our Vancouver studio is a 75,000-square-foot space where imagination can run wild. Did we mention our studio is also dog-friendly?

For us, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series, including Snoopy in Space, Carmen Sandiego, Go, dog. Go!, LEGO Ninjago, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Blaze and the Monster Machines, The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show, Fireman Sam, The Deep and more.

WildBrain is dedicated to creating entertainment content that inspires, entertains and connects kids and families around the world. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studio is bursting with energy. If you’re looking for a fun and challenging job and to work alongside some of the industry’s best, a career at WildBrain is right for you!

THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the WildBrain Studios 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. WildBrain will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

To apply: https://wildbraincareers-wildbrain.icims.com/jobs/2757/storyboard-artist%2c-2d/job

About WildBrain

At WildBrain Studios, we put creativity first! Built and based in Canada with studios coast to coast, WildBrain Studios is a global leader in the creation of kids and family entertainment.