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CBN CAREERS

Lead Storyboard Artist



Remote (U.S. based)

Superbook

The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) is seeking a Lead Storyboard Artist to join CBN’s latest animation production, GizmoGO!  Produced by the Superbook team for preschoolers, GizmoGO! is a mix of live action and colorful animation designed to entertain and teach young children with songs, stories, and a bit of humor.  This professional will collaborate closely with our Creative Director to provide and supervise all storyboard-related needs.

CBN is dedicated to bringing the Word of God and salvation to children through Superbook programs, a scripturally accurate animated series that includes teaching materials and interactive online experiences for children around the world.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in animation or other relevant area of study, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Strong working experience as a storyboard artist in television animation, animated feature films, commercial and/or Video Game production with an emphasis on layout, blocking, performance
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in style of show, with strong understanding of economical visual storytelling
  • Strong artistic vision and storytelling sensibility
  • Strong 2D staging and composition skills
  • Strong drawing and mechanical skills that convey character and action
  • Must be able to work digitally with a Wacom Cintiq drawing tablet and be proficient in Storyboard Pro, Photoshop, and Adobe Premiere
  • Strong ability to design characters, props and environments that are visually interesting, novel and functional in 2D
  • Strong understanding of 2D asset creation and rigging a plus
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated with excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to strategize and implement a plan
  • Proven ability to multitask within a deadline-driven environment and be productive under pressure; strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-cultural environment with ability to delegate and collaborate with an international team
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