Manchester city centre (UK) to start before transitioning to South Manchester in September 2022.
Lead Character & Prop Designer
Fixed term Contract
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.