Storyboard Artists

Job Opportunity: Storyboard Artists

 

Employer: Taqqut Productions (Toronto Office) / Tundra Friends S1 Inc.

Reports To: Series Production Manager and Design Supervisor

Terms of Employment: March 8, 2021 – July 9, 2021

Contact Information: Melody McMullan, [email protected]

 

We’re looking for experienced storyboard artists to join our team for a brand new 2D animated series, Tundra Friends

 

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong ability to adapt scripts into engaging visuals, with an eye for clarity, character personality and composition. Planning storyboards with the animation process in mind (ie. character posing, layout, scene transitions, what is possible to animate within a given time frame and budget) is a strong asset. The storyboard artist will submit boards for review weekly, and will communicate with the Design Supervisor to make necessary revisions. 

 

When applying for this job, please provide your resume, portfolio, and demo reel.

Please note that we will only be contacting applicants who are residents of the province of Ontario. 

Due to COVID-19 this will be a remote work-from-home position. A small Internet stipend will also be provided.

 

 

Software Knowledge Required:

Toon Boom Storyboard Pro

Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Pro a strong asset

 

Required skills:

  • Professional experience with storyboarding for a 2D production 
  • Able to adhere to production style and tone
  • Some animation experience, or ability to think in “animator friendly” terms when storyboarding
  • Strong communication skills in discussing storyboard requirements, deadlines and quota with Design Supervisor 
  • Able to work independently, and in a team environment
  • Able to take direction from supervisors
  • Able to meet deadlines

 

What we’re looking for:

  • Someone willing to learn, with a great attitude
  • Able to work and communicate effectively in a collaborative, fast paced environment
  • Highly organized
  • Creative thinker
  • Problem solver
  • Effective time management skills; able to find efficient solutions
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent Resident, and Ontario Resident

 

When applying for this job, please provide your resume, portfolio and demo reel.

 

Taqqut Productions Inc. is an Inuit-owned film production company located in Iqaluit, Nunavut.

Our films have screened at festivals in eighteen countries and have won over twenty

international awards. With its film and television projects, Taqqut has established itself as an

innovative leader in Northern youth and children’s productions, and aims to preserve the rich

storytelling culture of Inuit and the North.