Digital Illustrator

Remote
Contracted to Full Time
Design
Mid Level

About Lucid

At Lucid, our mission is to make the world's most important knowledge easy to learn, internalize, and apply to your life. We’ve created a new format for visual nonfiction content, designed from the ground up for the mobile use case, that helps readers stay focused, understand complex ideas, and retain what they learn.

Launched in 2020, Lucid is already one of the most downloaded and highest grossing education apps in the App Store. But we’re just getting started, and are continuing to rapidly iterate and launch innovative new products that further our mission of effective learning.

Our team of writers, designers, visual artists, product managers, and engineers are deeply experienced in mobile storytelling and educational content. Our CEO, Daniel Terry, previously founded and led Pocket Gems and Episode Interactive, leading mobile companies which have reached 300 million users, raised over $150 million from Sequoia and Tencent, and collectively generated over $1 billion in revenue.

This Role

We are seeking a digital illustrator to help create vibrant and engaging vector illustrations for our platform. This art will supplement and reinforce written content, while providing a bedrock for animations and user interaction.

As Lucid is a heavily-illustrated and animated product, your work will help set an aesthetic tone and standard of quality across our entire platform. This is an opportunity to translate fascinating nonfiction ideas into eye-catching designs that provide meaningful value to Lucid’s fast-growing audience.

Responsibilities

  • Illustrate beautiful, legible, and accessible keyframe designs from thumbnail sketches and storyboarded scripts
  • Collaborate with product and creative leads, writers, and concepters to define and execute against various, content-appropriate illustration styles
  • Create graphic, data, character, and typographic layouts with an eye for structural hierarchy, clarity of information, and animation potential
  • Locate opportunities to push the limits of our current illustration approach and help ensure design-thinking at every turn

About You

  • 2+ years of professional illustration experience at a content studio, media company, creative advertising agency or similar
  • Serious illustration chops, along with a sophisticated sense of digital composition and typography
  • Adobe Illustrator master
  • Strong work ethic befitting a small, team-oriented organization
  • A love of learning new things and a passion for nonfiction content

Nice To Have

  • Experience creating illustrations and layouts for animation workflows
  • Familiarity with Figma, Sketch, or similar prototyping software

We encourage people from non-traditional backgrounds to apply, and are open to contract-to-hire arrangements. If you're excited about what we're building but you think only a few items in this job description apply to you, we encourage you to apply. If you have any questions, please email us at info@lucid.fyi.

This is a Remote (work from home) position.

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