2D Animation Director - Primetime Style - Short Term

Glendale, CA /
Development & Special Projects /
Short-Term
Bento Box is looking for short-term 2D Animation Directors to work with our Development & Special Projects team! Candidates should have extensive primetime comedy experience, and those with board-driven experience are also a plus! The perfect candidate is passionate about animation & comedy, confident in their direction and creativity, and driven to learn and grow in this role.

Special Projects is a division of Bento Box Entertainment, responsible for developing pilots, pitches, music videos, and commercials. Positions in this department are typically non-union, and of shorter duration (3-5 weeks). We're looking for qualified artists who are looking for shorter term or freelance employment. We have a number of projects coming up in our calendar.

Positions starting: ASAP

Covid-19 Update:
We are currently hiring artists and production crew to work safely and remotely on our shows.
Thank you for applying!

Responsibilities:

    • Serve as the main point of contact between the Supervising Director and the storyboard team, seeing through the creative vision for each script.
    • Thumbnail script to provide a clear roadmap for your storyboard team.
    • Break down script and prepare for hand out to storyboard team.
    • Oversee and adjust storyboards and give notes at milestone phases throughout the schedule.
    • Note rough designs submitted to ensure they fit the needs of the storyboardInterface with the multiple departments of production as needed – design, timing, etc.

Qualifications:

    • 2+ years of experience in episodic 2D animated television, preferably in comedy
    • Must possess strong storyboarding skills and be able to time storyboards to dialogue tracks
    • Knowledge of 2D animation and a thorough understanding of a 2D production pipeline from development to post production
    • Knowledge of Flash, or Storyboard Pro and Photoshop
    • Outstanding people skills with the ability to guide a small and unique group of creative staff
    • Excellent organizational and project management skills