Illustrator

The Illustrator creates drawings and graphics, typically with digital software. The images he/she creates are typically used to demonstrate how a product works or to provide a visual representation of an overall design plan. The illustrations are typically used in reference books, instruction manuals, brochures, websites, multimedia software, etc.

Key Responsibilities

  • Uses computer-aided design (CAD) packages to scan images and change size, colours and other elements
  • Brainstorms with the marketing and design team to come up with image ideas.
  • Creates original pieces for self-promotion
  • Designs and creates charts, typography, illustrations, and artwork, such as posters, brochures, presentations, logos, etc
  • Redefines a brief through further consultation with the client to include new ideas or text as appropriate
  • Works with clients and/or teams to understand project needs and prepare graphics concepts
  • Converts written and spoken ideas into a visual format to help convey information to the end users, consumers, and prospective buyers
  • Creates complete illustrations by combining painting, hand-drawn and digitally created images.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Degree in Design, Fine Arts or related field
  • Proficiency in programs such as Photoshop, InDesign, QuarkXPress, and Illustrator
  • Proven previous work experience as an Illustrator
  • Work experience using computer-aided design (CAD) software.
  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography, print, and web

Skills needed for this role

The Illustrator must be energetic, natural problem solvers, and enjoys working in a matrix work environment. He/She must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment while managing multiple projects.

Career Level

1-4 Years Experienced Employee

Job Specializations

Design