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Episode Director - Ghee Happy

  • Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Story
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We are seeking Episode Directors for a script driven animated preschool series. We are looking for candidates with extensive experience guiding a storyboard and revision team while managing multiple episodes with an Editor to build an Animatic. Our Episode Directors will work closely with Story Teams and Animatic Editors to execute storyboard production deliverables according to the Creator/Executive Producer’s vision. We are seeking leaders with skills in storytelling, posing, editing, timing, and creative punch-up to bring our project to life. Directors should be familiar with series pipelines and also have knowledge and experience in animation series storytelling and pacing. Looking for the position to start in January of 2020.


What You'll Do: 

  • Oversee storyboard artists and revision teams; handing out scenes of the script, providing direction/notes, troubleshooting, and generating thumbs/boards as needed 
  • Support teams in delivering entertainment, clarity, comedy, and graphic storytelling appeal
  • Use knowledge of 2D animation to ensure that posing, staging, and cutting is both inventive and producible
  • Collaborate with Story Team and creative teams to see storyboards through animatic phases 
  • Review animatics with Animatic Editors to direct timing, pacing, and punch-up
  • Provide clear direction, timing and notes to our animation partner studio to animate episodes
  • Meet deadlines from concept to final deliverables
  • Keep production updated on any changes on a regular basis
  • Collaborate with humility, inclusion, and open mindedness


What You'll Need:

  • 10 to 15 years story production experience on animated series
  • Storyboarding/Directing samples and/or credits demonstrating excellence and inspiration in clarity, comedy, acting, writing, and visual storytelling
  • Storyboard tools such as Photoshop, Storyboard Pro, Flix (or proprietary tools)
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