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2D Character Designer - Expression of Interest Marvel Animation

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 874946BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Marvel Studios Date posted Oct. 13, 2021

Job Summary:

Marvel Studios has created one of the most powerful brands by bringing memorable, life-changing storytelling to the World through incredible characters like Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Captain Marvel, and Black Panther. The Marvel Cinematic Universe multi-film franchises have redefined the genre by building a universe filled with creativity, innovation and collaboration. At Marvel Studios, you will be part of a team that helps propel our legacy into the future with a vision as far-reaching as our characters, worlds and stories.
Marvel Studios Animation is hiring.

This is an IATSE 839 position covered by a collective bargaining agreement.


We’re looking for experienced 2D Character Designers who have a rich imagination, strong sense of graphic sensibility, and solid volumetric drawing abilities. An understanding of color, shape, and anatomy are also key skills needed to breathe life into our characters. We want designers who will bring fresh and unexpected viewpoints to our work and our workplace. We encourage and embrace original thinking and passion to enhance our Marvel universe.

Responsibilities:

  • Design characters based on the director’s vision
  • Execute detailed character technical drawings to expedite collaboration with other departments in the pipeline
  • Collaborate with and address notes from head of department in completion of all assignments
  • Proactively engage and collaborate with the art department
  • Attend and contribute to Art Department Meetings
  • Familiarity with Photoshop
  • At least 4 years of studio professional experience preferred
  • Read scripts and be familiar with story and jokes
  • Daily check in with Design Coordinator for assignments
  • Responsible for completing assignments on schedule
  • Maintain quality and continuity of designs within the show
  • Implement all executive notes
  • Reference storyboard for final designs to make sure storyboard needs are met
  • Strong sense of graphic appeal

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience as a character designer in episodic series television

Additional Information:

This is an IATSE 839 position covered by a collective bargaining agreement.


About Marvel Studios:

Marvel Studios has created one of the most powerful brands by bringing memorable, life-changing storytelling to the world through incredible characters like Iron Man, Thor, Black Panther and Captain America. The Marvel Cinematic Universe multi-film franchises have redefined the genre in building a universe filled with creativity, innovation and collaboration. At Marvel Studios, you will be part of a team that helps propel our legacy into the future with a vision as far-reaching as our stories.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Marvel Animation, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Marvel Studios.

Marvel Animation, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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