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Storyboard Artist DreamWorks

DreamWorks Animation Full-Time  Glendale, California, United States 3 May 2023
Storyboard Artist Dreamworks

Job Description

Storyboard Artist DreamWorks Feature

  • 1000 Flower St, Glendale, CALIFORNIA
  • Full-time
  • Business Segment: Filmed Entertainment Group

Company Description

DreamWorks Animation is looking for more adventurous dreamers who shoot for the moon. We tell stories about the journeys our unconventional heroes take to make dreams come true. As a growth-minded studio, we pride ourselves on being one of the world’s leading producers of high-quality, award-winning, animated films and series, reaching consumers around the globe. We push to feel more, laugh more, and build immersive new worlds.

DreamWorks creates a diverse array of original content in a variety of formats, delivering compelling stories with unique characters. We place tremendous value on the experiences our talent brings to the table from their own non-traditional paths to success. We believe in frequent communication and that transparency and trust yield the best work. We are a community of artists, technologists, innovators, and creators, who are passionate about animation and also happen to love eating lunch together.

If you are part of the fandom and believe teamwork makes the dream work, join us in #livingthedream and #doingyourdreamwork!

Job Description

“What would you say you do here?”

  • Analyzes the script and crafts storyboards based on interpretation of the pages or prompts.
  • Collaborates with the Director(s), Producer, and Head of Story to realize storyboards that reflect the tone of the film.
  • Develop characters through the storyboard process.
  • Incorporate notes and feedback as needed for sequences.
  • Pitches boards to show leadership and editorial as requested.
  • Works quickly to iterate new ideas or refine boards.
  • Demonstrates strong and efficient drawing abilities that convey acting, staging and action.


“What do I need to have in order to do this job?”

  • Knowledge of acting, anatomy, perspective, staging and composition.
  • Ability to come up with inventive ideas to plus story material.
  • Strong sense of entertainment and humor.
  • Understanding of editorial.
  • Ability to present the storyboard in an effective manner.
  • Knowledge or willingness to learn applicable software for creation and asset management.
  • Strong time management skills.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  •  Willing to work in Glendale, CA
  •  Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice (if applicable)
  • Be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples — if available, include a web address when you submit your resume (if applicable)
  • Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

What can I offer?”

  • Solid understanding of Photoshop or similar software
  • BA in Art, Animation or equivalent work experience preferred
  • 3+ years professional experience preferred


Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

Salary range: $83,428 – $135,000

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