Mighty Yeti Studios is a creator-owned indie animation studio creating original short form series and graphic novels. We are seeking skilled Character Designers to join our team, in a range of styles: anime, cartoony, and preschool. These are remote freelance (independent contractor) roles.

The ideal candidates will have a strong artistic vision and the ability to create captivating visual concepts that bring our projects to life. We have a fully distributed pipeline and we work with talent around the world, so all are welcome to apply.


  • Collaborate closely with the Creative Director and Art Director to conceptualize and design characters that align with the Anime aesthetic and the overall vision of the project.
  • Create detailed character sheets, expressions, and turnarounds to guide the animation and modeling teams in the production pipeline.
  • Iterate on designs based on feedback from the team, ensuring characters are visually appealing and fit the intended style.
  • Collaborate with other artists and departments to maintain consistency in character design across the entire project.


  • 1-3+ years of professional experience as a Character Designer, Visual Development Artist, or similar role.
  • Proficiency in digital art tools such as Photoshop, Clip Studio Paint, or similar software.
  • Strong understanding of anatomy, posing, and facial expressions.
  • Ability to adapt and create characters within various age groups and genres.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively within a creative team.
  • A portfolio showcasing a range of character designs in the Anime style.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working on Anime-style animated series or projects.
  • Knowledge of 3D modeling and texturing techniques for character design.
  • Passion for storytelling and the ability to convey character personalities through design.

When applying, please send portfolio links, resume, your day rate, and country. We look forward to seeing your work!

(Please note that due to volume and our small studio size, we can’t respond to all applicants, but every application is reviewed.)

Job Category: Character Designer
Job Type: Freelance
Job Location: Remote
Label: Mighty Yeti

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