Homer is looking for multi-talented digital designer to help create a ground-breaking tablet-based education experience. This is a great opportunity to help create something that is going to change children’s lives and literacy. At Homer great illustration is essential, not an afterthought.
Work with a small team of illustrators to illustrate content for tablet product product.
Create digital illustrations for children that captivate and compel users, which are modern but feel traditional and handmade.
Create illustrations that seamlessly fit our brand, under tight deadlines and to the very highest standard.
Execute top quality design work – some template and graphic design work is also required.
At least 2-3 years proven experience in digital illustration, plus relevant academic degree.
An exceptional on-line illustration portfolio demonstrating a range of illustrations for print and web;
Strong Adobe Creative Suit skills (Photoshop; Illustrator) with an excellent eye for color, texture, and composition;
Strong storytelling, narrative illustration, and character design skills (both animals and people);
Excellent drawing skills – especially the ability to draw from imagination and create unique characters;
The ability to apply texture to digital illustrations to ensure they feel personal and handmade.
A strong understanding of illustration styles for children, particularly from the 1950s
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL ALSO BE
Dedicated and highly productive, able to work at a fast pace with little need for revision.
Able to mimic an established style with confidence and grace
Able to thrive in a start-up environment, and committed to helping us meet our production goals.
Able to get things done, organize him or herself, and communicate and work well across different teams at our Brooklyn office.
Immediately email your a resume and portfolio links/samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. (The deadline is April 5, but earlier is better). We aim to be in contact within two weeks if you are selected for testing/interview. Only finalists will be interviewed.
At Homer we’re creating an innovative and powerful education technology platform focused on early learning (http://www.homerapp.com/). We have strong backing, and highly experienced leadership. We are absolutely focused on our rich content, the user experience, and visual design. Our founder Stephanie Dua is a well-known education reformer. Based in Brooklyn, this is a startup that already rocks and is about to get even better.
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