An Illustrator will use a variety of creative tools to create attractive and accurate illustrations for books, curriculum, websites, and more. This position should display our Core Values of SERVE when interfacing with both internal and external customers to ensure that the message and mission of Answers in Genesis is portrayed in an effective and God-honoring fashion.
- Promote the mission and standards of Answers in Genesis.
- Create a SERVE culture environment in all work done.
- Illustrate biblical accounts with strong attention to details from the text.
- Capture and communicate an abstract concept in a visually appealing illustration.
- Create characters (people and animals) that convey personality and emotion.
- Create artwork to be used as part of a promotional or message campaign.
- Create artwork to be used as part of a book, webpage, or curriculum.
- And all other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.
- Must agree with and be able to sign our Statement of Faith.
- Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
- Regularly attends a local Bible-believing church.
- Advanced skills in Photoshop and Illustrator.
- Able to work using a purely digital workflow or a mixed traditional and digital workflow.
- Familiarity with workflow and collaboration solutions such as Basecamp, Google Docs, Dropbox, and similar.
- Ability to draw people, animals, plants, architecture and more with or without reference.
- Skills in composition, lighting, form, anatomy, eye flow, contrast, and color theory.
- Ability to create works with different mediums and in different styles.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- Efficient - tackling problems in a timely manner
- Independently resourceful - researching solutions with minimal supervision
- Organized - able to keep track of multiple concurrent projects
- Creative - thinking “outside the box” for optimal solutions to difficult problems
- A fast learner - adapting to new methodologies with minimal coaching
- Humble - giving and receiving criticism with a graceful spirit
Education & Experience
- Bachelor's degree in art or equivalent experience.
- Recent two years of experience illustrating professionally.
- Strong portfolio demonstrating artistic creativity, concept innovation, technical knowledge, and visually appealing imagery.
Items Needed for Possible Employment
- Portfolio and Resume
- Completion of on-line application, https://answersingenesis.org
- Salary Requirements
- Salvation Testimony
- Creation Belief Statement
- Confirmation of your agreement with the AiG Statement of Faith
- Completion of a Background Check and Pre-Employment Drug Screen