Lead Character Designer

Job description:

Yowza Animation is seeking a Lead Character Designer to work on a really exciting upcoming kids show for Nickelodeon. We’re looking for portfolios that show a strong understanding of human/creature design, a strong and flexible design sense, good posing, face and hand expressions, and strong turnarounds.


Start date:   May 2017

Term of Employment: Full-time in-house

Salary: based on experience


Job Responsibilities:

-Assisting our Design Supervisor in leading the junior character design team.

-Creating engaging, animation-friendly characters according to the style of the production.

-Translating character description and attitude from script to visual design

-Submitting multiple design variations and revisions based on feedback from Director and Clients notes

-Creating model sheets of character turnarounds and facial/anatomical expressions


Job Requirements:
• At least 3 years experience designing characters on a series

 • Experience in Harmony is an asset

 • Strong drawing ability and a solid sense of design for 2D animation

 • Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school desired

 • Ability to take direction and work collaboratively within a team environment

 • Ability to communicate professionally and positively

 • Well organized with good time management skills

 • Willingness to give high-fives

 • Must be comfortable to work with wacom tablet



Please submit your resume, portfolio and references to jobs@wttw.ca. Please use the following format for the email subject: Lead Character Designer-your name (e.g. Lead Character Designer-John Doe). No walk-ins or phone calls please. Only those being considered will be contacted for interview. Thank you in advance for your interest. We hope to hear from you soon!






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