Artist/Illustrator


Nairobi
Kenya
2017-11-08 15:24:14
Description

We are looking for a talented illustrator to create original pieces of artwork for print and digital publications. Job Description Candidates for our artist/illustrator position must be familiar with the Manga style of drawing, as that is our primary market. For this role, you will take part in the telling of stories by collaborating with other illustrators and writers to create character sketches which must be consistent in each illustration and match the background and story of the character. If you can use your creative skills to turn written scripts into appealing comic and manga illustrations, we would like to meet you. Ultimately, you will create illustrations that meet quality standards under ambitious deadlines. Please submit a portfolio of relevant work for review with your application.

Responsibilities

Prepare rough drafts and sketches according to requirements Combine hand-drawing and painting with digital illustration to create complete illustrations Refine designs with illustration software Use various colors, graphics and effects to better visualize each concept Define time and budget limitations Ensure that printed illustrations meet quality and color standards Brainstorm with the creative team to come up with new ideas and styles Stay up-to-date with new illustration techniques and software Take part in the entire illustration process; from the initial sketches to the inking, lettering and coloring, and even to the printing process. Make constructive recommendations to the creative director

Requirements

Proven work experience as an Illustrator, or similar role Demonstrable portfolio of completed illustrations Solid knowledge of image editing and digital sketching software, like Photoshop, Manga Studio and others 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

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