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2D Storyboard Artist (Experienced)

Freelancers

Our Storyboard Artists above all have excellent narrative and drawing skills, and a clear understanding of staging, character and comedy. We're looking for a Storyboard Artist who is familiar with Toonboom Storyboard Pro along with a accomplished understanding of story and creating a scene. 
 
This role requires the hired candidate to be based in the UK, outside of London (outside the M25). We would like to highlight that the hired person in this role may be required to work part or full time at one of our Regional Studio Hubs (to be confirmed). This role will also report into one of our Regional Studio Hubs.

Due to the current government guidelines on the continuing pandemic, all job opportunities we offer will remain remote for the foreseeable future. 

 

Day to Day

  • Working with the Director and Supervisor to create coherent and accomplished storyboards.
  • Interpreting and applying comedic timing from the scripts successfully.
  • Maintaining consistency and perspective when drawing characters throughout all boards, staying on model.
  • Working alongside the project Directors to ensure fixes and feedback has been incorporated into the boards.
    About You

Must Have:

  • Experience in working with Toonboom Storyboard Pro
  • Exceptional understanding of applying strong posing and character
  • Knowledge of layout and composition
  • A demonstrated and accomplished understanding of story and staging
  • Ability to communicate emotive character and witty comedy throughout boards
  • The ability to deliver on schedule, working calmly and efficiently under pressure
  • Experience in working in children's television

Bonus Points:

  • Both self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Able to take direction and willing to address constructive feedback
  • Able to communicate clearly with colleagues
  • Able to work collaboratively, as well as independently
  • Have an appreciation of accuracy and pay close attention to detail
  • About Us

Plug-in Media is a x5 BAFTA winning production studio with a reputation for producing work of the highest quality. We make games and animation for an enviable international client list consisting of the biggest names in children’s entertainment both across the UK and in the USA. Our busy studio has a positive and cheerful atmosphere. Everyone works hard, but we like to have fun whilst we’re doing it. We’re not saving lives, we’re just making the best children’s media in the world - and there’s no point in being too serious about that!   

Blue Zoo is a leading animation studio in the UK, with a world-class reputation as the go-to place for creating bold, fun and characterful animation. Established in London in 2000, the studio has grown to become the largest dedicated CG animation studio in the UK, picking up a shelf full of BAFTAs along the way. 

Both studios are coming together to launch an exciting new animation hub for the South of England, based in Brighton, and production begins this summer on a 2D animated pre-school action comedy series, with other projects waiting in the pipeline. Production will operate under a new hybrid model that combines both remote and in-studio working. We are committed to creating and nurturing an inclusive studio that promotes and values diversity and invites everyone to ‘bring their whole selves’ to work. We believe that companies that truly embrace and value diversity, and create an environment where everyone from any background can do their best work, are better companies.  Furthermore, we believe that a healthy balance in our lives - whatever our situation - is key to supporting the wellbeing of our staff. We offer flexible working to support this.

Fundamentally we want to build a studio that is full of amazingly talented, happy staff, making work they are proud of, which in turn makes a small contribution to a happier world. 

How to apply

Please follow the link to the Blue Zoo website and apply from there.

 

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3rd Floor, St Augustine's Centre
Stanford Avenue
Brighton, BN1 6EA, UK

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