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Illustrator Job Description

Illustrator Job Description

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Illustrator Job Description

We are looking to hire a talented illustrator to create high-quality artwork for our digital and print media publications. As an illustrator, you are required to work closely with our clients and marketing team to develop inspiring artwork that will attract our target audience. You will be responsible for formulating concepts and rendering draft illustrations from written words, models, sketched ideas, and from your imagination.

Illustrator Responsibilities

  • Prepare rough drafts according to requirements
  • Combine hand-drawing and painting with digital media to create complete illustrations
  • Refine designs with illustration software
  • Use various colors, graphics and effects to better visualize each concept
  • Format images using computer-aided design (CAD) software
  • Apply isometric techniques to add perspective to complex shapes
  • Participate in design briefs with clients, editors and/or marketers to identify their needs
  • Define time and budget limitations
  • Ensure that printed illustrations meet quality and color standards
  • Brainstorm with the design team to come up with new ideas, patterns and styles
  • Stay up-to-date with new design techniques and software

Illustrator Requirements:

  • Proven work experience as an Illustrator, Graphic Designer or similar role
  • Demonstrable portfolio of completed illustrations
  • Hands-on experience with computer-aided design (CAD) software
  • Solid knowledge of image editing and digital sketching software, like Photoshop, Indesign and Adobe Illustrator
  • Drawing skills with an attention to detail (both by hand and digital pen)
  • Strong aesthetic and conceptual skills
  • Ability to collaborate and meet deadlines
  • BSc degree in Design, Visual Arts or relevant qualification