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House of Cool is looking for Animatic Directors!
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Position: Animatic Directors
Term: Full Time, Employee/Freelance
Start Date: April 2021
Annual Salary: $104,000 - $120,000

About Us!

House of Cool is the leading studio in animation for Pre‐Production throughout the world. Together with our clients, the House of Cool team has worked to design stories and craft some of the worlds coolest Animated Series and Feature Films such as the up coming productions: Spies in Disguise (Disney/Fox) and Maya and the Three (Netflix). House of Cool has also worked on Next Gen (Netflix), Ferdinand (Fox), The Book of Life (Fox), Rio 1 & 2 (Fox) and many more productions!

Our Mission is the bring families and audiences together through the development of unforgettable animated characters in feature films and series. We look to achieve this through our creative and professional talents that make up the growing family at House of Cool. We pride ourselves in being an equal opportunity employer providing training and workshops to develop skills and values necessary for artists to thrive in our dynamic and awesome industry.

About the Animatic Director!

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for execution of the creative direction of story and animatic and ensure it is in-line with series vision set by client
  • Work together with other team directors and leads to ensure cohesive vision and maintain style and quality
  • Work with HOC producer to ensure budget and schedule are maintained
  • Support story team with draw overs, thumbnails and revisions as required
  • Work directly with editor to assemble animatic
  • Supervise and review the work produced by the story artists
  • Be in direct contact with client to ensure vision and story are executed to satisfaction
  • Work with HOC Producer to communicate production limitations or concerns, creative problem solving to ensure we are meeting project requirements and production assumptions
  • Be in direct contact with production partner, as required, to ensure story is clear and concise for production needs
  • Mentor story artists, specifically JR artists and revisionists, to benefit production (should be balanced with project responsibilities)

 

 

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in a creative leadership role with a proven track record of success
  • Strong storytelling instincts
  • Well organized with excellent time management skills, and the ability to efficiently balance multiple priorities
  • Able to problem solve in stressful situations
  • Able to proactively build good relationships with internal/ external teams, clients and broadcasters
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to foster a positive and inclusive team atmosphere
  • Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all positions will be Work From Home until further notice
  • Reliable computer and internet connection

 

2 References Required

Only those considered for the position will be contacted.

Please submit resumes and references to Drew Ng, drew.ng@houseofcool.com

 

2 References Required

Only those considered for the position will be contacted.

Please submit resumes and references to Drew Ng, drew.ng@houseofcool.com

 

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