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Pipeline Studios Inc.

Hamilton, Ontario - Canada
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Character Designer


Pipeline Studios is looking for skilled and passionate Character Designers to join its growing team.

As an industry leader, Pipeline creates some of the most innovative projects currently on the market, delivering over 1500 minutes of high-quality content per year; credited to our solid reputation in the global industry. Pipeline Studios has produced some of the most exciting CG, 2D and custom hybrid digital productions coming out of Canada in the last several years. Along with developing our own IP for global distribution, our current clients include NBC/ Universal, Netflix, Disney XD, Discovery Nickelodeon and Nelvana.


  • Provide quality character designs for a high profile 2D animated show

  • Deliver engaging character designs while reporting to the Art Director

  • Carry initial rough drawings through to final designs

  • Work in collaboration with other departments to ensure smooth deliveries throughout the production pipeline

  • Provide revised designs upon request in a timely manner


  • 2+ years’ experience designing characters for a 2D animated series

  • Fluent in Toon Boom Harmony and Photoshop

  • Excellent artistic, technical and creative skills

  • Strong understanding of the 2D production pipeline

  • Strong understanding of proportion, balance, perspective, shape and volume

  • Ability to organize, prioritize and follow through in a fast-paced environment

  • Degree/Diploma from a recognized art, animation or design school desired

  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude, with the ability to work within tight deadlines

  • Proactive and solution-orientated

Why You'll Love Working at Pipeline Studios
  • High-quality productions with world-class clients
  • Dynamic and vibrant creative studio 
  • Wellness and Health Benefits
  • Cross-training to grow and experience different aspects of production 
  • Work and grow alongside some of Canada's top creative talents in the animation industry

# of Positions: two (2)

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