The Character Designer is responsible for exploring all options when creating the look, feel, personality, and appeal of a character. Working with the creative leads, you will explore multiple looks for each character to bring them to life.
Work closely with the creative lead throughout the pitch, design and production process to visually explore and discover the characters look, feel, and personality.
Create multiple iterations of each character (inclusive of character poses, expressions and turnarounds) in rough pass form and approved final designs.
Propose design approaches that keep downstream departments in mind (modeling and texturing).
Able to work independently and within a team environment.
Work closely with the Art Director to resolve design issues.
Previous experience on an animated feature film, tv or game preferred.
Ability to articulate creative ideas.
Skilled in character pose, facial expressions and character turnarounds.
Good research skills with an understanding of costume design.
Expert knowledge of anatomy and volumetric drawing.
Each Sony Pictures Animation film has its own distinctive/unique visual language so it is beneficial to have stylistic versatility.
Photoshop knowledge required.
To apply, please include a resume and a link to your portfolio. Please make sure to include any passwords to your work in your cover letter and/or in your resume.
*Sony Pictures Animation is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.