Character Designers

Giant are seeking Character Designers for an exciting new CG production.


We would love to hear from you – Send an email to

Position Overview

This is a full-time position and will be based in our studio in Dublin, Ireland.

The role is only open to applicants willing to relocate to Ireland when required and applicants should ideally be eligible to work within the EEA. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions this position may commence as a remote working position becoming an in-house position when it is possible to do so.

Please mail to – please include the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email, for example: “Application – Character Designer Position

We will endeavor to respond to all applicants, but due to the high volume of applications we receive a reply might not always be possible.

Starting date: ASAP

Position Responsibilities

  • Create Character artwork for animated projects
  • Generate 2D artwork in the form of sketches, rough designs, and final character designs
  • Create functional production artwork including character turnarounds, character poses, facial expressions and texture callouts
  • Create presentation materials as needed
  • Maintain a solid workflow, keeping production files clean while following naming conventions
  • Bring creative solutions, receive feedback well, and be able to iterate on creative ideas
  • Make any required changes or revisions and re-submit to Art Director / Supervisor for approval
  • Communicate with the Art Director / Supervisor and Production Team regarding status of work and proactively communicate any production issues, questions or concerns that may arise

Position Requirements

  • 2+ years Design experience on animated projects
  • A comprehensive understanding of visual storytelling. 
  • Advanced knowledge of Photoshop.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, communicate clearly, present work and be a team-player.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision both independently or collaboration within a group.
  • Knowledge of Shotgrid a plus.

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