Illustrator

Date Posted: Posted26 days ago
Salary:
London

Job Description

Illustrator
MarcoPolo Learning is an award-winning developer of educational content and technology for early learners. Serving both the home and school market, MarcoPolo is best known for its flagship learning app, MARCOPOLO WORLD SCHOOL and it’s new platform for schools, MARCOPOLO FOR EDUCATORS. MarcoPolo’s Emmy-nominated videos and games focus on skills that develop curiosity and a lifelong love of learning. MarcoPolo's STEAM-focused TV series, THE POLOS, reaches over 500 million households across the world.
With offices in New York, London and Shanghai, MarcoPolo has put their focus on serving a global audience and developing its brand by partnering with leading educational and media groups throughout the world including Teaching Strategies (US), Bright Horizons (US), New Oriental (China), SKY (UK), BT (UK), Times Group (India), NatGeo Kids (Latin America) and many others. MarcoPolo is a venture-backed startup with strategic investors New Oriental Education and Technology Group (NYSE: EDU) and Boat Rocker Media of Canada (CA: BRMI).
The Role

We are looking for an illustrator to help create art / animation assets for digital content and marketing materials. The illustrator should be able to create engaging characters based on scripted stories. As part of the design team, you will work closely with the art director to ensure brand consistency.
This is a full-time role, based in London.
Responsibilities
  • Use brand guides to create characters and props for videos
  • Work with the game design team to create game assets
  • Create marketing materials (graphics, ads, visuals) that are consistent with our brand
  • Excellent illustration skills for characters and backgrounds
  • Work with various teams in the company for design needs
  • Help with the development of brand identity
  • Design characters, backgrounds, and props for original animated content, videos, and games while adhering to Marco Polo’s brand guidelines
  • Experience in preparing files for animation including rotations, character builds, props, and backgrounds
  • Excellent layout and composition skills for animation, games, web design, and print

Responsibilities
  • Use brand guides to create characters and props for videos
  • Work with the game design team to create game assets
  • Create marketing materials (graphics, ads, visuals) that are consistent with our brand
  • Excellent illustration skills for characters and backgrounds
  • Work with various teams in the company for design needs
  • Help with the development of brand identity
  • Design characters, backgrounds, and props for original animated content, videos, and games while adhering to Marco Polo’s brand guidelines
  • Experience in preparing files for animation including rotations, character builds, props, and backgrounds
  • Excellent layout and composition skills for animation, games, web design, and print

Requirements
Must Have
  • Bachelor’s degree in design, illustration related field preferred
  • Digital illustration (vector art) skill is a must
  • Proactivity: you are self-driven and have a great attitude to challenges
  • Highly organized and able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask when given aggressive deadlines
  • High proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator with photo editing and retouching
  • Experience with designing interactive products for kids

Nice to Have
  • Experience with creating game assets a plus
  • Animation design experience a plus
  • Knowledge of Adobe Animate, Toon Boom Harmony, or After Effects a plus

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Job Detail

  • Job Id
    13f1f229712c96b7
  • Location
    London
  • Company
  • Type
    Private
  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Positions
    Available
  • Career Level
    Experience
  • Gender
    Male/Female

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