The ideal candidate should be able to perform the following: - Create vector-based art following the “Alegria” style used by tech companies such as Slack, Airtable, Spotify, Facebook, etc. - Merge vector-based illustrations with photos, patterns and shapes to create digital collages. - Search for appropriate stock photography to incorporate into digital collages. - Create thumbnails and featured illustrations for blog articles that communicate the content concisely and accurately. - Assist the Communications department in the visualisation stage of the design process. - Produce sketches of design concepts. - Adhere to brand guidelines and complete projects according to deadline.
- Degree in a related field. Desirable but not required. - **Required**: A compelling portfolio showcasing past illustration work. - Highly proficient in illustration software(s) such as Procreate, Photoshop and Illustrator. - Solid drawing fundamentals and familiarity with the “Alegria” style. - A good understanding of the rules of graphic design and the ability to apply them to the work you create. - Comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, and team-based environment. - A proactive self-starter that can execute high-level art direction. - Ability to thrive on and welcome constructive criticism. - Excellent time management and organisational skills. Overall, we're hoping that you are stout and undaunted at effectively dealing with ad-hoc challenges, composed in pressing situations, be flexible with last-minute changes, and still rock a positive attitude throughout your journey as a changemaker!