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DreamWorks TV - Director


DreamWorks TV - Director

• Intermediate Level
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At DreamWorks Animation Television, our Directors lead an episodic storyboard team to ensure that the style, vision, and creative ambitions for the storyboards are met for each of their assigned episodes. Working closely with the Storyboard Artists and Revisionists, our Directors are also providing guidance and mentorship to their team. Directors also collaborate with the Animatic Editors to deliver animatics that meet the style and pacing of the show.

Category Animation  Directors 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 15, 2021
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

DreamWorks Animation Television has exciting new opportunities for Directors to join its team on an exciting CG show. This position is covered by the Animation Guild. We are seeking candidates who are familiar with the animation pipeline and experienced in drawing storyboards.

Collaborate with the Supervising Producer to discuss creative ambitions and producibility for each episode
Prepare for and lead storyboard handouts by communicating storytelling direction, design requirements, and expected level of polish to the Storyboard team
Participate in storyboard reviews and provide clear notes for revisions
Evaluate the continuity and quality of all storyboards and punch up the storyboards and/or animatics as needed
Review animatics with Animatic Editors to direct pacing
Provide status updates, troubleshoot, and review potential changes on a regular basis with production staff
Participate in the talent acquisition process with the Line Producer to review portfolios and tests, interview candidates, and provide detailed feedback
Mentor and support the Storyboard team and cultivate positive team morale


Strong drawing skills with a demonstrated sense of storytelling, staging, composition, and character acting
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Proven ability to meet deadlines and keep a team on schedule
Advanced knowledge of Storyboard Pro and Photoshop
Experience working in a fast-paced environment

Desired Characteristics

At least 5 years of experience as a Storyboard Artist working in television animation
Prior Storyboard Directing experience
Bachelor degree preferred
Ideal candidates will be able to provide storyboard samples

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