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Storyboard Artist – Firebuds (Disney Television Animation)

The Walt Disney Company Full-Time  Burbank, California, United States 31 May 2023
Storyboard Artist - Firebuds

Job Description

The Storyboard artist draws a scene-by-scene visual story based on script.


  • Create storyboard:  thumbnail/rough storyboard panels through delivery of finished storyboard sequences
  • Ensure that the vision and style of the show is consistently adhered to through execution of action, staging, dialogue and camera
  • Pitch storyboards to Director, crew and Executives
  • Address notes from Director and Creative Supervisors
  • Collaborate with creative department heads and production to review goals and vision for the storyboards and discuss concerns, timelines and complexity, given the parameters of the schedule; Responsible for completing all deliverables on time and according to production schedule and within guidelines/show parameters such as number of scenes, complexity requirements, etc.
  • ​​Ensure that storyboard includes all final dialogue, backgrounds, direction, camera moves and action by making drawing or text changes in description, dialogue or numbering​
  • Submit work that appropriately aligns with production and workflow guidelines requirements (i.e., naming conventions and storage)
  • Additional duties as assigned


  • Minimum of 2 years storyboard experience and/or training on a similar show
  • Knowledge and experience with television animation production pipeline a plus
  • Knowledge of software and hardware including Cintiq, Toon Boon Storyboard Pro, and Photoshop


  • Ability to align with style and sensibility of show
  • Strong in comedy, action, emotional storytelling, and character interaction
  • Strong staging, composition and cinematography skills
  • Ability to draw characters and environments on model within show style
  • Ability to write clear and specific direction on storyboards
  • Solid and consistent time-management skills


Job Location: Burbank, CA


The hiring range for this union position in Glendale, California is $59.34 to $69.25  per hour, which factors in various geographic regions. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors.

Additional Information:

Equal Opportunity Employer–Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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