Story Artist

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Minimum - 2+ years of work experience

The tasks a Storyboard Artist is expected to perform include: Breaking the production idea/script down into frames/ scenes

Translating the frames into a series of sequential illustrations

Ability to understand the elements of storyboarding

Ability in to draw and illustrate using various drawing techniques

Ability to illustrate words, emotions and actions in a simple and powerful way

Familiar with the human anatomy, emotions, actions and expressions

Knowledge about basics of theatre, staging, gestures and group behaviour

Ability to work on storyboarding software

Well versed in presenting simple and appropriate camera angles to make the scene interesting

Ability to use photography as a tool to gather references

Adept in breaking the script down into frames / scenes

Knowledge about the basics of frame resolution and ratios

Ability to visualize frames/ scenes from the angle of a camera and conceptualise creative ways to illustrate them

Well versed with researching/ collecting visual references

Art, Adobe Photoshop

Competent drawing skills

Understanding the elements of storyboarding

Illustration skills

Creative thinking

Communication skills

Good eye for detail

Team player

Presentation skills

Good computer literacy

Time management skills

It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Travelling is not a part of this job

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option maybe available

Working hours

Media and entertainment companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous One may develop occupational hazards like vision issues, body ache, joint pain, fatigue, stress, etc.

For candidates with up to 2 years of experience - INR 29,000 to INR 30,000 per month

For candidates with 2 to 5 years of experience INR 44,000 to INR 45,000 per month

For candidates with over 5 years of experience INR 53,000 to INR 54,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Film and Television Sector in India

The Media and Entertainment industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the country. The television segment in India accounts for over 40% of the revenues. It also contributes to above 35% of the revenues to the Indian advertising industry. The film industry, on the other hand, has seen a tremendous growth and has become a brand name in the recent years. This has helped it to enter the international market.

The current employment across Media & Entertainment sector is estimated to be over 1 million persons (in terms of direct employment only). The Private Final Consumption Expenditure (PFCE) on Entertainment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13% to 14% between 2008 and 2022.

Job Prospects in Animation Sector in India

Job prospects for animators are rising at a very fast pace thanks to the boom in the entertainment and gaming industry. Animation with time has got a good hold over movies, television and advertising industries due to the excessive use of special effects. Full length animation movies are in great demand. A single animation film requires as many as 500 animators, which means huge employment opportunities. Animation is one of the concrete, lucrative and demanding career options which serves both entertainment and education (e-learning) industries alike.

Media and entertainment companies, colleges and institutes across India


Cities across India

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