Giant are hiring – Character Designer

Giant are looking for a Character Designer to join our Development Team!


This is a freelance, contracted position.


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


Please e-mail to apply – please note: you must include the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email. For example: ‘Application – Character Designer’.



  • Work with the Art Director and artists to establish the mood, personality, and style of characters for multiple projects
  • Generate turnarounds, expression sheets, individualistic poses and outfits for characters specific to the project
  • See character designs through from concept to final designs

Position Requirements:

  • Experience creating concept work for animation or film
  • Strong illustration and design skills (preferably with a variety of style/technical abilities)
  • Experience with digital art tools such as Photoshop, Painter, ect.
  • Eye for composition, light, color theory, detail, and staging
  • Understanding of human/creature anatomy both stylized and realistic with a knack for gesture, shape, form, and silhouette
  • Ability to take conceptual idea and bring it to a final illustration/design that can be translated into both 2D and 3D worlds

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Comfortable in a team environment
  • Technically skilled
  • Strong problem-solver with attention to detail
  • A creative self-motivator
  • Open to direction
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills