Illustrator

Product Management Remote, United States

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 6 million students worldwide, is seeking a creative, talented Illustrator to join our Curriculum Design team immediately.

In this role, you will create vector illustrations that delight and engage young students. Your work will help create a magical world where students count happy hippos, measure playful fire trucks, and much more. You will also have the opportunity to use cutting-edge techniques to make your illustrations dynamic and interactive.

Please include a link to your portfolio in your resume or cover letter. We are looking for portfolios that demonstrate the ability to work with vectors and match IXL’s illustrative style. You can check out sample images representative of IXL’s style here.

This is a remote, contract position.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Interpret complex project briefs to create 2D vector illustrations for use in academic questions on IXL’s website and mobile app
  • Follow art direction and match IXL’s playful and fun style
  • Ensuring your work appeals to students of all ages, especially children ages 4-11
  • Export SVG files to meet technical specifications and formatting guidelines

What We're Looking For

  • Strong vector-based illustration portfolio
  • In-depth knowledge of Adobe Illustrator
  • Solid foundation in color theory, lighting, form, concept, composition, and basic illustration techniques
  • Ability to incorporate detailed feedback from members of the Illustration Team
  • Solid time management skills with the ability to set and meet fast-paced deadlines
  • Possess a technical mindset and willingness to learn how to export and manually edit SVG files; prior experience formatting SVGs is strongly preferred
  • Quick sketching ability
  • Ability to copy and interpret other illustrators' styles
  • Solid understanding of HTML and CSS is a plus

To apply, please include a link to your portfolio and work samples in your resume or cover letter.

About IXL

IXL Learning is a leading educational technology company on a big mission: delivering an immersive learning experience to all students, in all grades and subjects, in schools and homes worldwide. With 1 in 8 U.S. students already learning on IXL (answering over 50 million questions every day!), IXL inspires educators and learners around the world and is changing how students feel about learning and about themselves.