The Elder Scrolls Online site has been updated with a new article that details how the team created the Scamp. The team calls them "small but malevolent" and by the looks of them, it certainly seems to be the case.
In ESO, we wanted the scamp to have a big personality despite his diminutive stature. As always, we looked carefully at the existing art and lore for the scamp when we began creating concept art. Our artists wanted to capture the scamp’s agility and attitude in their concepts to give our animators a good base to work from, since animations would be so important in giving the scamp a unique feel.
Read the full article on the Elder Scrolls Online site.