2D Harmony Retake Director - Duncanville

North Hollywood, CA /
Animation /
Full Time
Bento Box is looking for an experienced and dynamic Harmony Retake Director for the 2D Primetime Comedy Series, Duncanville

In this role, you are responsible for executing the Supervising Director's overall creative vision for retakes. You and your team of Harmony Animators are responsible for all creative retakes which include but are not limited to, new animation, lip synch and technical issues.  Understanding the need to hit deadlines and how to achieve the series quality is key.   Must have a working knowledge of both Harmony and After Effects. Must be able to take the lead on calling retakes, step in to draw board panels as needed, and oversee the retake team.


    • Oversee your teams dailies
    • Note specific shots or scenes with changes necessary
    • Delegate retakes and approvals for animators and storyboard artists, and coordinators
    • Communicate promptly and clearly to production team
    • Oversee and manage tasks in Shotgun
    • Ensure the creative vision, quality, and integrity of show is maintained throughout production
    • Actively communicate with Production and Post-Production teams


    • 2+ years of relevant experience in episodic series television, retake experience preferred
    • Ability to be discreet and maintain confidential information 
    • Understanding of how to prioritize and respond accordingly 
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to multitask
    • Knowledge of 2D animation, with a thorough understanding of a 2D production pipeline from development to post production
    • Proficiency in Harmony and After Effects is required
    • Knowledge of Storyboard Pro, Photoshop, Shotgun, Google Suite also a plus
    • Outstanding people skills: ability to guide a unique group of creative staff
    • Excellent organizational and project management skills
    • Must be able to adapt to changes easily within a highly dynamic environment, including the management of the team within this environment
    • Strong attention to detail is critical
    • Must be able to effectively read x sheets or timing charts and redline artist animation for character posing or animation choices, as well as have a strong sense of composition
    • Previous leadership experience, including demonstrated ability to manage and motivate a team