Production Illustrator


Location: Remote, UK
Type: Full time
Salary: Competitive


The Production Illustrator thrives not just on creativity, but on the satisfaction of applying a design and illustration system across multiple channels efficiently and with consistency. They live and breathe Adobe Illustrator and InDesign. Must have solid knowledge of the print process, digital delivery and design/illustration systems. They have a keen eye for detail. Nuance matters.

We are a multi-award-winning creator and supplier of digital and print-based education materials, professional development services, events and conferences. We are best known for our flagship product line Maths — No Problem! We operate in an intellectually stimulating environment with an inclusive culture offering flexibility. We work remotely from several different countries.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Create illustrations for our textbook and workbooks series, from full scenes to single items, in both colour and grayscale
  • Edit and re-purpose existing illustrations from the series
  • Regionalize illustrations for different countries
  • Develop new artwork, styles and characters as needed
  • Apply isometric techniques to add perspective to illustrations
  • Ensure illustrations support learning requirements like colour-blindness
  • Adhere to style guide requirements and apply consistency across the series
  • Liaise with editors, authors, designers, project managers and external companies
  • Update layouts in InDesign and deliver pdfs to specification
  • Support the development and maintenance of a master illustration library
  • Maintain best-practices in file management and naming standards
  • Maintain and update the Master Style Guide

Requirements:

  • Expert working with vector-based illustrations in Adobe Illustrator
  • InDesign skills required, Photoshop experience preferred but not essential
  • Meticulous, detailed oriented and an excellent communicator
  • Strong conceptual and artistic skills
  • Strong portfolio of illustration work
  • Experience as a commercial Illustrator