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Storyboard Artist – Feature Animation

Jellyfish Pictures Freelance Animator  London, England, United Kingdom 27 Jun 2024

Job Description

We are looking for experienced Storyboard Artists to work on an exciting upper preschool CG show for Channel 5/Milkshake.

Ideally UK based we are accepting candidates either on a Fixed Term Contract or Freelance basis.

About Us

Founded in 2001, Jellyfish Pictures has grown from the original “two-man band” into an internationally recognised operation. Known for their world-class animation and VFX, beautifully rendered imagery and multi platform content, Jellyfish’s critically acclaimed work has earned them multiple awards. These include EMMY, BAFTA, highly sought-after VES Awards, and several other accolades.

Their VFX credits include the latest addition to Lucasfilm’s Star Wars saga, The Book of Boba Fett, as well as various blockbuster movies in the franchise. The team has recently completed work on BBC’s This is Going to Hurt adding to their numerous TV Drama credits.

In Animation, Jellyfish are currently partnered with Netflix working on a highly anticipated Roald Dahl animated project. DreamWorks Animation’s Spirit: Untamed, How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming and several series of top-rated children’s shows are also part of their high end CG animation repertoire.

Come join a team of super talented artists!

Requirements

  • 2-3 years storyboard experience across long format episodic Series.
  • Ability to sketch quick but clear panels based on a script and a brief by the director and supervisor.
  • Ability to apply feedback and polish these panels into precisely staged shots with developed acting.
  • Strong visual and cinematic storytelling skills: realistic camera movement, grounded staging and acting.
  • Experience using Toonboom Storyboard pro.
  • A Cintiq tablet (or other brand) compatible with Terradici is a strong plus but not required.
  • Experience working on CG animated projects is a plus but not required.

Benefits

We’re a studio that believes in nurturing a community of talent to create compelling worlds that people want to spend time in. At the forefront of our work lies extraordinary artists. Jellyfish Pictures empowers our employees to think outside the box and achieve common goals. We pledge to embed a diverse and inclusive workforce, so that you can focus on doing what you love best. Our supported environment fosters growth, making a remarkable place to build a career.

  • We are currently working toward B Corp certification.
  • Numerous social events (for families too) throughout the year to keep you entertained, engaged and involved, no matter where you are based.
  • The opportunity to work with diverse talent in an international market.
  • Thursday drinks in our studio’s garden.
  • Wellbeing programs and other mental health initiatives – your health is our priority.
  • Time off in lieu for our artists and 100% flexible working arrangements.

How to Apply

https://jellyfishpictures.com/join-us

Jellyfish Pictures is an equal opportunity employer, we take accountability to ensure our recruitment process is based on merit alone, without regard to ethnicity, age, gender, race, disability, sexual orientation/preference, national origin, religion, or any other category protected by law.

Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments during the interview process by contacting our talent team on: recruitment@jellyfishpictures.co.uk

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