DIRECTOR - TUSTIN, CA | TBN

DIRECTOR - TUSTIN, CA

 

November 16, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

Director – Trilogy Productions

 

Position Overview:

 

Trilogy Productions is seeking a Director to direct episodes of new animated series. We’re looking for a well-practiced leader, deeply familiar with the art of animation, our industry, and the television environment. The right fit for this position must have the veteran experience and leadership skills to manage a world-class team while maintaining clear and constant communication with stakeholders throughout the organization. We are seeking a Director who has a passion for creating industry-leading animation. The Director will assist the Executive Producer in overseeing the episodes of the series. The Director is responsible for helping the development of story and associated visuals through the creation of concept drawings, storyboards. The ideal candidate will embrace the challenge of developing branching narrative systemic experiences that will drive the consumer experience forward. The Director will have a keen ability to understand the nuances of animation principles and filmmaking, with an ability to frame these performances in a progressive, visually compelling way.

 

 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

  • Create concept drawings, storyboards, prototypes and visual targets that help define project goals.
  • Collaborates with Executive Producer, Storyboard Teams, etc., to establish standards that hit aesthetic, design and schedule targets simultaneously.
  • Regularly attend and participate in cross discipline meetings and discussions to obtain a deep understanding of project goals and dependencies including mission, narrative, and design components.
  • Provide mentorship and leadership to Storyboard Team on visual best practices and personnel development.

 

 

 

Qualifications and Skills:

 

  • Experience with creative visualization tools (Photoshop, Storyboard Pro and/or equivalent drawing tool).
  • College or university diploma in Animation or equivalent education (preferred).
  • 10+ years in the animation industry.
  • Experience working as a director in animated television.
  • Outstanding modern and classical cinematic fundamentals with an application towards establishing mood, tone, and emotion.
  • Excellent understanding of cinematic storytelling, pacing, and character development.
  • Well versed in a variety of cinematic presentation styles with an ability to adapt as needed.
  • Thorough understanding of animation theory and technique.
  • Solid experience and understanding of character and animation pipelines.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, both taking and giving direction.
  • Excellent directive communication and an ability to visualize creative ideas when required.
  • Excellent capacity for giving and receiving instructions in addition to giving and receiving constructive, professional critique and direction.
  • Proactive and professional collaboration and communication with other department and related creative or technical areas is essential.