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2D Character Designer

2D Character Designer

Brazen is looking for a 2D Character Designer to join our team to help design the worlds our imaginative characters inhabit.  

Responsibilities
  • Liaising with scriptwriters, designers, and developers on the look of the character/s and what style they are to be drawn in 
  • Maintain consistent style under the direction of the Art Director
  • Developing various versions and costume changes of the character
  • Use Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator to create concepts and final assets 
  • Collaborate with directors and other concept artists to create a visual consistency with other characters, and overall look of the show
  • Revise artwork according to feedback
  • Create model sheets showing characters drawn from different angles and showing different expressions
  • Can tackle a creative challenge head-on, and enjoys problem-solving with the team regarding design issues
  • Adhere to production schedules
Skills and Expertise
  • Strong drawing skills, with a specialization in character design
  • Ability to draw in a variety of styles
  • Knowledge of anatomy and zoology, costuming, and physical settings associated with a character
  • Solid awareness of facial expression, pose, posture, gesture, and movement
  • PASSION to explore innovative ideas 
  • COLLABORATE with supervisors and production to meet their project needs. 
  • Experience in 2D/Harmony productions/environments
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment, supporting multiple projects 
  • Ability to work AUTONOMOUSLY
  • You are GRITTY when it comes to working hard and solving issues
  • Be ACCOUNTABLE when troubleshooting issues and fix them
  • A BOLD and strong collaborator and communicator 
  • You are CLASSY and respectful in all that you do
Qualifications
  • 2+ years of experience 
  • Strong Understanding of Adobe Suite, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Strong understanding of the 2D pipeline
  • Experience with Rigging in Harmony is a plus
  • Enjoys being challenged and can handle fast-paced production needs
  • Enjoys working in a team environment

This job description is not meant to be all inclusive. Employee may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.