8 May 2019

Full-Time Lead Storyboard Artist at Nickelodeon Animation Studio

Nickelodeon Animation Studio – Posted by admin Burbank, California, United States

Job Description

Nickelodeon Animation Studio is looking for a Lead Storyboard Artist on an upcoming feature film to be released on streaming platforms. The style is cartoony, Harmony, slapstick.


  • Meet with creative supervisors to discuss objectives of storyboard; what is desired or to be achieved.
  • Create storyboards by implementing storytelling objectives.
  • Follow instructions of creative supervisors.
  • Address any problems with creative supervisors; ask necessary questions.
  • Communicate progress of work to creative supervisors and to appropriate production staff.
  • Ensure quality and style of movie is consistently achieved in storyboard work.
  • Follow proper document management requirements (i.e., file naming and storage) according to the production’s guidelines.
  • Meet all deadlines as determined by Line Producer or Production Manager.
  • Attend and contribute to relevant meetings and pitches as needed.
  • Will be required to pitch Storyboards.
  • Ensure all storyboard notes are added.

Basic Qualifications


  • Must demonstrate proficiency in style of show.
  • Strong staging and composition skills.
  • Understanding of subtext in character performance. Portfolio samples must demonstrate that all characters in a sequence do not behave the same. They are unique. Think about which character in a scene is dominant, which is submissive. What are the undercurrents? Whose scene is it?
  • Strong drawing and mechanical skills.
  • Knowledge of applicable design software (Photoshop, Storyboard Pro) and hardware (Wacom Cintiq monitor and/or tablet).
  • Strong time-management skills.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Ability to multitask a plus.


  • BA/BS preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years storyboard experience and/or training on a similar show; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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