Added by on 2014-07-01

Nerd Corps Entertainment Recruiting Lead Designer

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Lead Designer

Department: Design
Location: Vancouver

About the position

We’re looking for a wildly imaginative character designer for Nerd Corps Entertainment’s latest original comedy series. It’s set in a crazy insane world with dimensions and boundaries that no artist has ever dared to explore! Driven by super bold and hilarious characters, the stories go to ridiculous places that you only wish you could be a part of. Well, you can! You could be the one designing this whole hot, delicious mess.
If you can draw awesome, hilarious characters, embrace your wildest, wackiest dreams and tell us why your crazy talents and experience are the best for our crazy show. Pitch us already!


Create original thumbnails, concepts, maps and designs for human characters, facial expressions, creatures, vehicles and all the machines that appear in the show (including turnarounds and other detailed notes)
Meet with the design supervisor and supervising director to discuss the character requirements for the show
Finalize the line art with tone indication to assist with the coloring
Complete work assigned within the scheduled timeframe
Keep designs manageable and in line with the modeling days allotted for each
Work directly with the modellers to develop the environments and sets, offering advice throughout the process and revising designs on the fly when necessary
Accept feedback on designs and execute on changes quickly
Participate in production-related meetings offering thoughts and ideas
Stay up to date with shows by watching animatics
Maintain the show style and keep designs working within the story specifications
Communicate effective and production-friendly solutions when the requests of the client or other department heads are not possible within production timelines
Keep your work orders current and accurate in the design approval system
Keep design coordinator in the loop on all activities and any issues that may arise
File management – keep files efficiently organized
Carry out all duties in a professional and positive manner


5+ years in CG animation design
BA/BFA degree in fine arts or commercial arts field an asset
Must have strong design experience for 3D animation and be able to design a wide variety of human characters, facial expressions, creatures, robots, machines and vehicles
Must possess excellent communication, interpersonal, and multi-tasking skills
Must possess strong self-management and scheduling skills
Experience interfacing with other designers, modellers, animators and directors
Ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
Strong problem solving skills
THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the Nerd Corps team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted.

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