How to be a character designer

How to be a character designer
(Image credit: Pearl Studio/Netflix)

Who says dreams can't come true? If you've ever wondered how to be a character designer then Brittany Myers' story will be of interest to you. In 2018 Myers started work as a character designer at Netflix Animation, designing characters for a film called Over the Moon.

Over the Moon was directed Myers' favourite artist growing up, illustrator and animator Glen Keane – who made her want to be a character designer in the first place. Over the Moon tells the story of a teenage girl who builds a rocket ship to meet the mythical goddess who lives on the moon. Myers worked on the animation's main character: 13-year-old Fei Fei.

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Gary Evans is a journalist with a passion for creative writing. He's recently finished his Masters in creative writing, but when he's not hitting the books, he loves to explore the world of digital art and graphic design. He was previously staff writer on ImagineFX magazine in Bath, but now resides in Sunderland, where he muses on the latest tech and writes poetry.