Jobs: Storyboard Artist- Dora and Friends


Title: Storyboard Artist- Dora and Friends
Req ID: 5864
Candidate Search:Location: Burbank, CA
Candidate Search:Brands: Nickelodeon



Tells the story visually, in storyboard form.


  • Meet with creative supervisors to discuss objectives of storyboard; what is desired or to be achieved.
  • Create storyboards by implementing storytelling objectives.
  • Follow instructions of creative supervisors.
  • Address any problems with creative supervisors; ask necessary questions.
  • Communicate progress of work to creative supervisors and to appropriate production staff.
  • Ensure quality and style of show is consistently achieved in storyboard work.
  • Follow proper document management requirements (i.e., file naming and storage) according to the production’s guidelines.
  • Meet all deadlines as determined by Line Producer or Production Manager.
  • Attend and contribute to relevant meetings and pitches as needed.
  • Maybe be required to pitch Storyboards.
  • Ensure all storyboard notes are added.
  • Assist with special projects.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Looking for a good draftsman, with strong storytelling skill.
  • Proficient in Photoshop.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in style of show.
  • Strong staging and composition skills.
  • Strong drawing and mechanical skills.
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn applicable design software and hardware.
  • Strong time-management skills.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Ability to multitask a plus.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Preschool knowledge a plus.
  • Relevant drawing experience necessary.
  • BA/BS preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year storyboard experience and/or training on a similar show; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

PLEASE NOTE:  Will require a test.

You MUST submit a portfolio in order to be considered for artistic positions!

Online Portfolio Instructions:
Do you have a website/blog you’d like us to review as your portfolio submission? If so, please be sure to upload your resume and website link in the online application process. Please include the website link on your resume. You MUST upload the portfolio release form to your application. You can add additional attachments in the resume section.

To download the form, please go to:

Physical Portfolio Instructions:
Will you be mailing your flat book to us as your portfolio submission? If so, you must complete your online application and then submit a flat book along with your portfolio release form directly to the animation studio. Before we can review your portfolio, you MUST fill out the portfolio release form.
To download the form, please go to:

Mail the completed form along with your portfolio to:

Nickelodeon Animation Studio
Attn: Portfolio Submissions
231 West Olive Avenue
Burbank, CA 91502

You can apply here.

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