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Director / Assistant Director

Mar. 1, 2020

Industrial Brothers is looking for a DIRECTOR or ASSISTANT DIRECTOR to provide a strong creative vision and lead a team of artists on an exciting new 3D mini-series for one of our largest clients.

Working closely with the Creator, Producer and Client, the Director or Assistant Director will be responsible for transforming a vision into an animated production. They will play a critical role in the success of the production, and will guide, supervise and review the work produced by the team ensuring the style and vision of the show is achieved.

 

Responsibilities

  • Oversee and lead all creative departments of the production including: Scripts, Design, Storyboards, Animation and Post Production.
  • Work with Production on breaking down storyboards/leicas and meeting/maintaining production assumptions.
  • Provide clear and creative solutions to maintaining assumptions to our clients.
  • Understanding and maintaining the client vision within budgetary goals.
  • Review all stages of production and inspire artists with objective notes that will increase quality of the show and the artist themselves.
  • Maintain production schedules.
  • Understand and navigate tracking software to grasp the overall large-scale production progress.
  • Must have a good mix of aesthetic sensibilities and technical experience in 3D animated series production.
  • Understand and work with a team of individuals who all need differing and varying feedback, praise and communication to thrive.
  • Work closely with the tech team to make sure creative ideas are technically plausible and within budget.
  • Find efficiencies.
  • Problem solve production, technical and artistic issues with the supervising team and client.
  • Work closely with the network, creator and partners to realize their vision.
  • Ensure the high quality of the series is maintained and inspire all team leads to set the bar for production quality

 

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience as a CG Director or Assistant Director.
  • Experience in age 7+ action comedy is a plus
  • Strong understanding of 3D animation techniques and CG production pipeline (USD pipeline experience an asset)
  • Understanding of cinematic camera techniques.
  • Knowledge of computer software being used throughout the pipeline.
  • Well-developed drawing, animation & comedic timing and composition skills.
  • Proven leadership skills and the ability to manage a team effectively.
  • Positive attitude is a MUST.
  • Strong storytelling, humour, and communication abilities
  • Able to visually communicate ideas through design and storyboard
  • Portfolio or reel to showcase direction abilities

** Applicants need to be legally eligible to work in Canada.

 

How to Apply

Industrial Brothers is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume by end of day on Wednesday, April 8th, 2020 to: jobs@industrialbrothers.com. Please include Director in the subject line of your email

*No phone calls please.



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