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CHARACTER DESIGNER ("GLITCH TECHS" - 22-MINUTE 2D ANIMATED SERIES)

CHARACTER DESIGNER ("GLITCH TECHS" - 22-MINUTE 2D ANIMATED SERIES)

# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-CA-Burbank

Overview and Responsibilities

SUMMARY:

  • Nickelodeon Animation is looking for a Character Designer for its upcoming, 22-minute, 2D Animated series Glitch Techs. This is an action-comedy show and while the visual style will be fun and whimsical, the Character Designer will be expected to be fluent in human anatomy. Highly recommend referencing the book Force: Dynamic Drawing for Animators by Mattesi, as well as portfolios of character designers working in feature animation and high-end Anime. If you're fairly confident that you could have been hired to design characters for Nickelodeon's Avatar and The Legend of Korra, then you are what we're looking for.

 

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