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DreamWorks - Director (2D Series)

Glendale, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title DreamWorks - Director (2D Series)

Jobid 23768-383045

Location: Glendale, CA, 91222, USA

Description **Job Number** 36382BR

**Job Title** DreamWorks - Director (2D Series)

**Business Segment** Filmed Entertainment Group

**Sub-Business** Film TV Production

**Posting Category** Artistic Animation Production

**About Us** From the award-winning storytellers, artist and innovators at DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks Animation Television come the beloved characters and stories that come alive on the big and small screens. From films like Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon and Trolls to original TV series including Trollhunters, Voltron and Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, DreamWorks Animation continues to bring home the laughter, fun and courage to dream.

Visitto see our latest animated film and television productions.

DreamWorks is a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Glendale



At DreamWorks Animation Television, our Directors lead an episodic storyboard team to ensure that the style, vision, and creative ambitions for the storyboards are met for each of their assigned episodes. Working closely with the Storyboard Artists and Revisionists, our Directors are also providing guidance and mentorship to their team. Directors also collaborate with the Animatic Editors to deliver animatics that meet the style and pacing of the show.

DreamWorks Animation Television has exciting new opportunities for Directors to join its in-house team in Glendale, CA. We are seeking candidates who are familiar with the animation pipeline and experienced in drawing storyboards.


+ Collaborate with the Supervising Producer to discuss creative ambitions and producibility for each episode

+ Prepare for and lead storyboard handouts by communicating storytelling direction, design requirements, and expected level of polish to the Storyboard team

+ Participate in storyboard reviews and provide clear notes for revisions

+ Evaluate the continuity and quality of all storyboards and punch up the storyboards and/or animatics as needed

+ Review animatics with Animatic Editors to direct pacing

+ Provide status updates, troubleshoot, and review potential changes on a regular basis with production staff

+ Participate in the talent acquisition process with the Line Producer to review portfolios and tests, interview candidates, and provide detailed feedback

+ Mentor and support the Storyboard team and cultivate positive team morale


+ Strong drawing skills with a demonstrated sense of storytelling, staging, composition, and character acting

+ NOTE: Ideal candidates will be able to provide storyboard samples

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills

+ Proven ability to meet deadlines and keep a team on schedule

+ Working knowledge of tools and software such as Cintiq, Photoshop, Toonboom, Storyboard Pro, or other applicable storyboarding software

+ Experience working in a fast-paced environment

**Desired Characteristics**

+ 5 years of experience as a Storyboard Artist working in television animation

+ Prior Storyboard Directing experience


We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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