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  • PlaySide Studios is a Melbourne-based world class game studio, and we're on the hunt for experienced Storyboard Artists! The Storyboard Artist works closely with the project team to relay narrative vision through the storyboards to be passed onto external development studios.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create, complete and deliver storyboards in accordance with the script’s direction;

  • Participate in the story development, concept and brainstorming meetings for the script as required by the narrative team;

  • Contribute ideas, collaborate and communicate openly with all members of the team;

  • Ensure that all artwork meets the technical and creative requirements of the script as directed by the narrative team;

  • Convey the essence of the storyline, scene structure, and character emotion and create action and drama in alignment with the overall direction of the script;

  • Solve story and structure problems and punch up scenes in collaboration with the Story and Series Directors;

  • Develop character personality and dramatic/comedic action;

  • Work with Director/s to define staging, pacing and camera action;

  • Incorporate Director/s notes;

  • Ensure continuity and consistency across the storyboards including with respect to the size of assets, locations of characters and camera

What You Bring To The Role

  • Solid storyboarding experience in an animated television series,  film or game production environment.

  • High professional standard of traditional arts based skills including illustration;

  • Excellent time management skills and an ability to work to deadlines;

  • Ability to express, through drawing, action and its relation to the script;

  • Good knowledge of cinematography and scene structuring;

  • Superior eye for composition, staging and detail

What we offer here at PlaySide

  • Playdays - an additional 5 paid days off per year to do something you love.

  • Incredible studios based in gorgeous Port Melbourne, right next to the city and many public transport options.

  • Industry leading Parental Leave benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program to support mental wellbeing

  • Mentoring. We're agile and fast growing, giving plenty of chances for you to grow in your role.

  • Half price state of the art Gym access! (right next door) - you can wear your free PlaySide Swag!

  • Social events! Including Games night, karaoke nights, Movie Nights (We hire out the cinema!), group activities  and food trucks! Just as some examples!

  • Relocation allowance, if you move to one of our head offices

  • The chance to work on some of the most exciting projects, with the most incredible companies in the world  - just take a look at our website

How to Apply

Email your application to

Your application should include your CV and any relevant portfolio links.

We want you to get to know us as much as we get to know you! Our process will go as follows: 

  • You apply with your killer CV and a folio of examples of your work!

  • Quick phone chat with one of our delightful People & Culture team members

  • You may then be invited in for an interview (in-office or via Zoom) to outline all of your past work, and we will let you know all about PlaySide.

  • 2nd stage interview or Zoom call, to meet one of our General Managers or Directors

  • You’ll then get the opportunity to meet some of our current PlaySiders - this is a casual chat and a get to know you session! 

Please Note: Only candidates successful for an interview will be contacted.  Do keep an eye on our LinkedIn page and careers page for future roles.

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