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Storyboard Artist

If you think you’d be great in this role, but don’t quite fit some of what’s below get in touch, and let’s talk. :)

About Role:

  • Storyboard
  • Full Time / Remote
  • Salary Depends on Experience
  • Location: Azadi Innovation Factory, Tehran

Summary of Job: Storyboard artists help the head of story create a visual representation of the animation’s narrative. Storyboard artists translate the script and the director’s vision into pictures. They produce a series of panels of images to plan the shots and ensure continuity between them.


  • Receive written and verbal descriptions of a sequence from the director or head of story
  • Create quick thumbnail sketches through to finished detailed storyboard panels
  • Perform background research to inform the story process
  • Illustrate script pages and come up with story ideas
  • Pitch storyboards to the director and other members of the team
  • Work with director and head of story to define staging, pacing and camera action
  • Come up with inventive ideas with a sense of entertainment and humor
  • Develop character personality and dramatic/comedic action
  • Draw storyboards for scenes assigned
  • Refine dialogue where needed, Revise, edit and modify sketches as needed, per director’s notes

About You:

What we’re looking for:

  • Ability to analyze scenes in written form and translate into visual product
  • Strong storytelling abilities that feature character, emotion and movement
  • Ability to present work in a clear and entertaining way
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Understanding of the principles of animation; emotion, acting, movement is required
  • Ability to work under pressure, in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Must be open to direction and able to embrace change
  • Organised, diligent, and excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, and good at working with people.
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Performing great in Teamwork

Softwares you should know:

  • Photoshop
  • Storyboard pro

Portfolio Requirements:

  • Practical knowledge of principles of filmmaking and animation, cinematic/camera language, acting and staging
  • Strong storytelling abilities that feature character, emotion and movement
  • Strong draftsmanship and ability to create appealing characters and practical environments to meet story needs
  • A range of action, comedy, and drama scenes are encouraged.

About Us:

Axtaar’s team is a passionate and creative group of artists and technicians, dedicated to bringing imagination to life through the power of animation and visual effects. With expertise in 2D, 3D, and stop motion animation techniques, as well as VFX services, our team is equipped to handle every aspect of the creative process, from conceptualization and storyboarding to animation and post-production. We pride ourselves on our collaborative approach, working closely with clients to ensure that every project is a unique and engaging reflection of their vision. With a focus on innovation, creativity, and storytelling, the Axtaar team is committed to pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with animation and VFX.

We will provide you:

  • If you need classes to update or improve your skills.
  • Some internal Events such as:
    • Directing Workshops
    • Review Movies and Animations
    • Script writing workshops
    • Q&A sessions with Artists

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