Technical Illustrator

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/30/2016

AppleOne San Francisco, CA

Company
AppleOne
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
23174986.1112
AJE Ref #
576183973
Location
San Francisco, CA
Job Type
Regular
Required Licenses/Certifications
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JOB DESCRIPTION

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Technical Illustrator
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The Communications team is home to our telecommunications products, along with a new set of simple, focused messaging and video apps launching soon. We are seeking an Illustrator to create an asset library of imagery focused on personal expression and character design to appear in our messaging and communications products.

Top 3 Responsibilities:
Concept and create imagery that encompasses the full range of human representation, facial expressions, and emotions
Respond to expressive, contextual, cultural, and seasonal illustration themes
Optimize assets to work across multiple screen sizes and geographic regions

Responsibilities
-Ensure that assets are on-brand and strategically aligned with team vision
-Create imagery to appear in Communications products, including avatars, stickers, patterns, and themes

Minimum Qualifications
5+ years of experience as an iIlustrator in an editorial, character design, or gaming/software development environment
Familiarity with character development, facial expressions, and portraiture
Intermediate to advanced animation skills, working in After Effects
Best in class portfolio demonstrating strong foundation of illustration skills, including solid technique with form, shading, color, grids, composition, and proportion
Ability to work in a diverse range of styles (flat, abstract, organic, photorealistic)

Preferred Qualifications
Experience generating, manipulating and optimizing graphics for different screen sizes, while following established design principles
Awareness of cultural and regional aesthetic differences
Respect for the creative process; welcomes feedback and iterative design environment
Strong attention to detail and zero tolerance for inconsistency in design
Ability to communicate concepts and design rationale to non-design stakeholders
Excellent communication, presentation, documentation, interpersonal and analytical skills
Prioritization and management work to adhere to project timelines in a fast-paced, ambiguous, global environment We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.