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23 Aug 2021

Fixed-Term Character Designer/Posing Artist

Jam Filled Entertainment – Posted by JamFilledEntertainment Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Jam Filled is a dynamic workplace for like-minded creative artists, we will remind you why you love cartooning: every project is produced with an eye for quality and an ear for fun!

Our Toronto Studio is looking for a Character Designer/Posing Artist who will create the visual direction for characters and character poses for one of our amazing productions!

You’ll get to:

  • Create visually appealing character designs in line with the style of the production as assigned by the Art Director and/or Directors
  • Create dynamic and anatomical character poses for use in animation
  • Gather suitable reference material from various sources
  • Revise work as per Director and/or Art Director feedback
  • Provide creative input where appropriate
  • Troubleshoot creative and technical issues as they arise

This will be your JAM if you have:

  • 3+ years of Character Design experience within a series or feature animation production environment
  • Completed post-secondary education in classical animation, art fundamentals, concept design or other relevant area of study
  • Strong drawing & painting skills with the ability to produce visually appealing artwork
  • Advanced 2D skills in Photoshop, with 3D experience an asset
  • Excellent understanding of human and creature anatomy and physical limitations
  • Ability to adapt working style to varying budget and schedule parameters
  • High level of creativity, with the ability to perform to standard under tight deadlines
  • Ability to handle feedback and constructive criticism well

What’s in it for you?

  • Healthcare and dental
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Close proximity to the downtown core and public transportation
  • Various activities, team-building events and parties
  • Flexible work hours
  • Focus on work/life balance

Boat Rocker is committed to hiring and supporting diverse candidates. We strongly encourage applications from people who identify as being part of an under-represented and equity-deserving group. This would include people who identify as racialized, Black, Indigenous, women, LGBTQ2SI+, and having a disability among others. We also recognize the importance of intersectional identities in our hiring and retention.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your completed application and Character design portfolio here:

Job Categories: Character Design. Job Types: Fixed-Term. Job Tags: character design, concept art, Design, expression charts, photoshop, posing, rotations, and turnarounds.

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