Lead Character & Prop Designer

  • Full Time
  • Manchester
  • 26/05/2022

Surfing Giant Studios

Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 2+ years


Manchester city centre (UK) to start before transitioning to South Manchester in September 2022.

Job Title:

Lead Character & Prop Designer

Job Type:

Fixed term Contract

Start date/Duration:

ASAP (22-23 months)


Surfing Giant Europe is looking for an experienced Character Designer to join our talented team and design the cast of a high-profile Disney Junior Series, “Hey A.J”, which will be appearing on the Disney Jr. Channel and Disney+.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have previous experience of working on high profile animated series in a similar role for a minimum of 2 years.
  • Have an excellent drawing ability, a firm knowledge of anatomical design and an understating of how designs translate to the rigging process.
  • Proficiently generate and approve model sheets and turnarounds for approval and core production.
  • Be able to collaborate and take direction from the Executive Producers and Directors.
  • A pro-active problem solver, collaborating with the wider production team to ensure designs are in line with the demands and complexities of the production schedule and pipeline.
  • Be willing to take on constructive feedback.
  • Be a strong, passionate, and proficient leader.
  • Have excellent communication skills, high attention to detail and good organisation skills.
  • Proficient software understating in Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator
  • Familiarity with Toon Harmony software.

To apply for this job please visit animatedjobs.com.

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