Storyboard Artists

Giant are seeking Storyboard Artists for an exciting new CG production.

Interested?

We would love to hear from you – Send an email to careers@giant.ie

Position Overview

This is a full-time position and will be based in our studio in Dublin, Ireland.

The role is only open to applicants willing to relocate to Ireland when required and applicants should ideally be eligible to work within the EEA. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions this position may commence as a remote working position becoming an in-house position when it is possible to do so.

Please mail to careers@giant.ie – please include the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email, for example: “Application – Storyboard Artist Position

We will endeavour to respond to all applicants, but due to the high volume of applications we receive a reply might not always be possible.

Starting date: Start dates throughout May & June

Position Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Storyboard Supervisor and Episodic Director(s) to develop expressive, entertaining storyboards, following the cinematic style and storytelling rules of the project
  • Work closely with Creative Supervisor(s) to discuss and plan episodic boards to make sure the key themes and objectives of each episode are achieved
  • Follow episodic briefs and work assignments provided by supervisor(s)
  • Ensure quality, direction and style of show is consistently achieved and strived for throughout production
  • Work with Editor to ensure storyboard panels are delivered correctly
  • Attend pitch meetings, reviews and episodic launches as required.
  • Implement internal and external client notes as required
  • Meet all deadlines and milestones as set out by Production team
  • Communicate progress of work to supervisor(s) and production team
  • Be proactive in flagging any potential issues or delays to supervisor(s) and production team
  • Follow Storyboard workflows and file management systems according to production guidelines

Position Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience in animated projects, preferably with CG TV series
  • Ability to express character emotion and attitude through drawings
  • Great understanding of cinematography, staging and storytelling
  • Strong knowledge of anatomy, perspective, and composition
  • Ability to brainstorm inventive ideas to plus story material
  • Willingness to rework material multiple times while keeping a fresh eye
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple tasks in a fast-paced production
  • Ability to quickly and effectively illustrate in any style required
  • Proven and Effective communication skills both written and verbal
  • Manage timelines ensuring work is delivered on schedule
  • Expert Adobe Photoshop skills
  • Experience with Flix and Shotgrid a plus

Don’t see an opportunity applicable to you?

We’re always looking for talented people to join our team, so why not get in touch anyway at careers@giant.ie