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CHARACTER DESIGNER (TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES REBOOT)

CHARACTER DESIGNER (TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES REBOOT)

# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-CA-Burbank

Overview and Responsibilities

SUMMARY:

  • Nickelodeon Animation Studio is beginning production on a 2D REBOOT of the classic franchise Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! We are looking for Character Designers who can create original concepts, take direction well from the creative lead, and execute clean-up as well as turnarounds. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Receive & understand Character Design assignment from Art Director/Design Supervisor. 
  • Ask appropriate questions to understand & complete the task. 
  • Review Storyboard to ensure continuity of character designs. 
  • Complete all character designs. 
  • Make any changes or revisions and re-submit to Art Director/Design Supervisor for approval. 
  • Communicate with Design Supervisor & Production Manager regarding status of work and any problems that arise. 
  • Ensure quality & style of show is achieved.
  • Complete work on schedule.

 

Basic Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must demonstrate proficiency in style of show
  • Strong character design and construction/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

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Relevant drawing experience necessary
  • BA in Fine Arts or equivalent work experience highly desired