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Character Designer creates the look and feels of animated characters.Character Designers are only found in some instances where the character are complex and important enough to merit specific attention. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: What does a Character Designer do?


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What Does a Character Designer Do?
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Index
  • What Does a Character Designer Do?
  • Job Responsibilities Of A Character Designer
  • Why Become A Character Designer

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Character Design
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What Does a Character Designer Do?
  • Character Designer creates the look and feels of
    animated characters.
  • Character Designers are only found in some
    instances where the character are complex and
    important enough to merit specific attention.
  • In this role, you work mainly in animation, video
    games and illustration.

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What Does a Character Designer Do?
  • Character Designer creates the look and feels of
    animated characters.
  • Character Designers are only found in some
    instances where the character are complex and
    important enough to merit specific attention.
  • In this role, you work mainly in animation, video
    games and illustration.

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  • You are an Illustrator, Animator, Concept Artist
    and Game Artist meaning that you design your
    characters, bring them to life, then flesh out
    their look.
  • In the beginning stage, the animator works on
    imagines and sketch out the first draft of
    characters.

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  • If the animator is working on a virtual
    character, they use computer graphics and 3D
    modeling to design and animate by adding in
    color, molding its movements and adding its
    sounds.
  • Animator continues refining the characters
    throughout the game, making sure the way it roars
    and flips it mane is perfect.

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  • To work in this field as an animator, you must be
    very creative and imaginative and have the
    excellent knowledge to make your creation come to
    life.
  • Animator responsible for a character from
    conception to death, so animator must be well
    versed in all technical proficiencies that are
    generally split between several fields.

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Job Responsibilities
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Job Responsibilities Of A Character Designer
  • Job Responsibilities of a character designer
    include
  • Character designers are responsible for
    conceptualizing and creating characters for
    various platforms, including tv, games and new
    media.
  • 1. Reading the provided script to build character
    models or image that fit into the story.

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2. Gathering inspiration and research when
designing a new character to ensure correct
anatomy and costuming that fits the setting. 3.
Meetings with clients, game designers or
directors to further develop and change the
character design.
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4. Creating different versions of the same
character so that team can choose the most
representative features. 5. Most importantly
they must meet deadlines and see to it that they
deliver their work on assigned time.
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Why Become A Character Designer
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  • One of the important reasons to become a graphic
    designer is to have a passion for making unique
    characters.
  • In this highly-specialised field, character
    designers combine the tasks of a game designer,
    illustrator and animator into one role in the
    search for that special character that will
    define the video game or animation
    post-production.
  • Character designers are also paid well.

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