Location
London
Department
3D Storyboard
Advertising Salary
Competitive depending on experience
Vacancy Type
Fixed Term

About The Role

We are currently hiring some talented and creative Storyboard Clean up Artists for a high-end CG children's TV series.

Our Storyboard Clean up Artist's need to have strong narrative and drawing skills, and a clear understanding of composition and layout. Working from the Story team's initial boards, as well as additional Director's notes, their skills are vital to the completion of clear storyboards that will be used throughout the rest of production.

Due to the current government guidelines on the continuing pandemic, we welcome hybrid and remote working for all job opportunities we offer for the foreseeable future.
 
Day to Day:
  • Use thumbnails and Director feedback to create coherent and accomplished storyboards.
  • Interpret and apply comedic timing from the scripts and thumbnails successfully.  
  • Maintain consistency and perspective when drawing characters throughout all boards, staying on model.
  • Work alongside the Storyboard Supervisor and project Directors to ensure fixes and feedback has been incorporated into the boards.

About You

Must Have:

  • Excellent understanding of perspective.
  • Exceptional application of strong posing and character.
  • Strong knowledge of layout and composition.
  • A demonstrated and accomplished understanding of story.
  • Both self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Able to take direction and willing to address constructive feedback.
  • Able to communicate clearly with colleagues.
  • Able to work collaboratively, as well as independently.
  • Have an appreciation of accuracy and pay close attention to detail.
  • Be able to deliver on schedule, working calmly and efficiently under pressure.

Bonus Points:

  •  Previous relevant production experience a bonus but not required.

About Us

Blue Zoo is a leading animation studio in the UK, with a world-class reputation as the go-to place for creating bold, fun and characterful animation. Established in London in 2000, the studio has grown to become the largest dedicated CG animation studio in the UK, picking up a shelf full of BAFTAs along the way. 
 
The studio is going through an exciting period of growth and we are building a studio that is full of amazingly talented, happy artists, making work they are proud of, which in turn makes a small contribution to a happier world. 
 
We look for people who have expertise, enthusiasm and are motivated by change. You’ll work alongside a talented and diverse group of people who respect each other's differences and seek to understand fresh perspectives. 
 

What we’ve got for you (benefits):

  • Winner of Best Places to Work in TV 2019 and 2020!
  • Inclusive self-funded shorts programme
  • Many fun social events throughout the year - even though they have to be remote for the foreseeable!
  • Bi-monthly staff feedback and engagement programme
  • Friday "beer o'clock" and talks programme!
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including loads of discounts and offers
  • Online wellbeing programme
  • Profit participation (for staff who have been with us for 2+ years)

Blue Zoo is committed to creating and nurturing an inclusive studio that promotes and values diversity and invites everyone to ‘bring their whole selves’ to work. We believe that companies that truly embrace and value diversity, and create an environment where everyone from any background can do their best work, are better companies. 


To be engaged our people have to feel included and valued. We work hard to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is embedded in the way we work, not just an initiative. We strive to engender a studio community that feels a deep sense of pride and commitment that transcends any role, department or level and works together to produce excellent and engaging work.