Nickelodeon Animation


    Job Locations US-CA-Burbank
    # of Openings
  • Overview and Responsibilities


    • Nick Animation Studio is looking for a Character Designer who has at least 2-3 years' experience designing for CG animated productions (television or feature). Please do not apply if you do not have prior experience as a Character Designer or Visual Development Artist on CG productions.
    • The style of this show leans toward Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs.
    • Portfolio must include examples of technical turnarounds and poses, not just designs.


    • Receive & understand Character Design assignment from Art Director. 
    • Ask appropriate questions to understand & complete the task. 
    • Review Storyboard to ensure continuity of character designs. 
    • Complete all character designs. 
    • Particularly important will be turnarounds and paying attention to how well your designs will serve the Character Modeler's needs.
    • Make any changes or revisions and re-submit to Art Director 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


    • 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


    • Relevant drawing experience necessary
    • Must have worked previously as a designer on CG animated productions
    • BA in Fine Arts or equivalent work experience highly desired


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