Culture

Jnr/Mid Storyboard Artist

Plastic Wax seeks a Junior/Mid level Storyboard Artist to work on an exciting new project!

ASAP Start
2 week contract 
Sydney Based Artist will have first preference
No international remote or VISA sponsorship

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Director and creative department heads to discuss storytelling direction, design requirements
  • Create storyboard: thumbnail/rough storyboard panels through delivery of finished storyboard sequences based on story outline
  • Provide cleaned-up storyboards with attention to clarity and value  
  • Ensure storyboards align with the creative goals of the leadership team, deadlines, and storytelling objectives  
  • Use knowledge of traditional animation to ensure that posing, staging, and cutting is both dynamic and entertaining.  
  • Ensure that the vision and style of the show is consistently adhered to in executing the action, staging, character acting and camera in storyboard work.
  • Ensure that the vision and style of the show is consistently adhered to through execution of action, staging, dialogue and camera
  • Collaborate with the Director and story team to troubleshoot and address notes.  
  • Ability to follow a brief and work collaboratively with the director 
  • 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 all storyboard notes are added.
  • Regularly meet with Supervisors to thoroughly review, execute and revise storyboards
  • Follow proper document management requirements (i.e., file naming and storage) according to the production’s guidelines.
  • Follow instructions of creative supervisors

Skills:

  • Strong drawing skills with a demonstrated sense of storytelling, staging, composition, and character acting  
  • Proven background & portfolio of storyboarding for animation, specifically action and adventure stories
  • Quick thinking and problem solving 
  • Experience in animation and proficiency 
  • Demonstrate strong sketching abilities
  • Excellent time management skills and an ability to work to a deadline. 
  • Strong drawing and mechanical skills.
  • Ability to draw characters and environments on model within show style
  • Ability to write clear and specific direction on storyboards

If you meet the above job requirements and would like to be part of the Plastic Wax story, please submit your application with link/s to your portfolio/reel in an email:

Subject:  Jnr Storyboard Artist [YOUR NAME]
Email to: recruitment@plasticwax.com

Please include in the body of your email:

  • your availability, and
  • salary expectation
  • current location
  • right to work in Australia/relevant Visa information
  • where you saw this job post in the body of your email.

We will contact you if your application makes the shortlist.

No phone calls or agencies please.

2019 Winner IGN Awards – Best Trailer of E3
2019 Winner PromaxGAMES Awards – GOLD
2019 Winner PromaxGAMES Awards – SILVER
2019 Finalist PromaxGAMES Awards

We will contact you if your application makes the shortlist.

No phone calls or agencies please.

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