Full Time Job

Character Designer

Nickelodeon Animation

Burbank, CA 11-22-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

About The Brand

For over 30 years, the Nickelodeon Animation Studio continues to be one of the largest producers of television animation in the world, reflecting all kids today. Based in Burbank, Calif., with offices in New York, the Studio, designed by our artists and for our artists, is home to the world's greatest creative talents. Our campus of creativity houses top-notch talent, storytellers, artists, production teams, voice actors, cartoon experts and more. At Nickelodeon, we are always looking to recruit dedicated craftspeople to help bring groundbreaking new ideas to life and that starts with you! We are leading the way in animated content for TV series, TV movies, shorts and theatrical features. Some of our new upcoming original animated series include, Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years, Rugrats, Middlemost Post, Star Trek: Prodigy, Big Nate and Santiago of the Seas, among others. Our content development teams are creator-driven, our work culture is collaborative, our mentorship of new talent is second to none, and we are committed to hiring inclusively to reflect authenticity in the diverse stories we want to tell. Join us!
Overview and 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
• BA in Fine Arts or equivalent work experience highly desired.
• Knowledge and experience with Photoshop, using a cintiq a plus.
• Knowledge of Adobe Animate 2019.
• Must demonstrate proficixency in style of show.
• Relevant drawing experience necessary.
• 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.

Job Locations US-CA-Burbank

Job Type Full-Time Staff

Brand Nickelodeon Animation

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Nickelodeon Animation

Nickelodeon Animation is proud of our celebrated past, but we're not resting on our Bikini Bottoms. We're always looking to the future, for both creative talent and the dedicated craftspeople that bring groundbreaking new ideas to life.