Lucasfilm Animation and creators of the Emmy award-winning animation series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” and the highly successful animation series “Star Wars: Rebels” are looking for a versatile Sr. Storyboard Artist to join their production team.
The Sr Storyboard Artist works closely with the writers and directors to expertly convey a story through visual storytelling techniques in a 3D computer graphics environment. They work directly from the script to set up the stage and cameras in a 3D environment. It is their job to explore the possibilities of each scene, capture them as shots with a 3D camera move, and edit their work together as movies for submission to the show's story reel.
- The 3D Story Artist is responsible for expert level composition, screen direction, camera angles, staging, posing, pace, and timing (all the while ensuring that it maintains and fulfills the storypoint.)
- Work is done when final 3D camera setups are delivered to downstream production departments.
- Mentors other Storyboard Artists on the team.
- Establishes and shares tips and tricks to streamline processes and expertly deliver on the required aesthetics of the show.
- 8+ years in feature film or television production, or equivalent experience.
- Bachelor's degree in Film, Animation, or Fine Arts Recommended.
- Reel containing examples of work in live-action or animated film that exhibits a strong emphasis on visual storytelling, including staging, composition, and editing.
- Proficiency in 2D storyboarding, or comparable form.
- Must be comfortable working extensively with computers. Experience with using 3D animation software required.
- Acting out the scene while working on it for the enjoyment of your coworkers also a plus!
Lucasfilm is a global leader in film, television and digital entertainment production. In addition to its motion-picture and television production, the company's activities include visual effects, audio post-production and cutting-edge digital animation, interactive entertainment software, and the management of the global merchandising activities for its entertainment properties including the legendary STAR WARS and INDIANA JONES franchises. Lucasfilm Ltd. is headquartered in northern California.
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