Jobs: Character Designer- Mrs Wordsmith and Animal Students

Mrs Wordsmith

Title: Character Designer- Mrs Wordsmith and Animal Students
Candidate Search:Location: London, UK or anywhere – remote work acceptable
Candidate Ideally has… Prior experience with Pixar or BlueSky or similar helpful



We are creating imaginative and original educational products that are disruptive – as seen through the eyes of a child – from paper to robotics.

These products are woven into the narrative of Mrs Wordsmith who is an eccentric and wild English teacher who runs a dilapidated boarding school for animals who are desperate to learn how to speak English, somewhere in England.


§      Work with the founders to develop Mrs. Wordsmith and 10 animal students on our brief. A tight narrative with names and descriptions will be provided.

§  Create covers for the core product and a few settings

§  Illustrate 200 words in a variety of comical poses – also part of the brief.

§  Complete work on schedule.  Timing of 1 month.

§  Check in every second day with the founders and discuss designs.

§      Designs need to be fully rendered in a painterly or almost 3d look and feel.  We can provide examples.

§   There will be the opportunity to join the team to create full 3d animations and the partipate on the development of the full range of products and content.

Basic Qualifications:

§      Must demonstrate proficiency in creating characters in style of films like Madagascar and Rio.

§      Strong character design and construction/mechanical skills

§      Must be proficient with Photoshop, & Illustrator.

§      Strong time-management skills

§      Flexible and likes working as part of an energetic team.

§    Interesting in possibly joining a dynamic start-up down the road and building a team to create world class products


Desired Qualifications:

§      BA in Fine Arts or Animation or equivalent work experience highly desired


You MUST submit a portfolio or link in order to be considered for artistic positions to

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