We are currently looking for a talented artist / illustrator for an upcoming, independently published children’s book with a story focused on explaining advanced topics in science and mathematics to a young audience.
The illustrations will involve
- Approximately 30 pages of content (15 left-right spreads), plus the front cover. Each page approximately 10 x 10 (inches) in dimension
- A cat as the main character, with several other animals in supporting roles
- A simple and concise style for children - similar to cartoons such as Peanuts or Garfield, or Instagram
- Closely follows a non-trivial plot that explains a number of concepts in mathematics, with concrete examples involving arithmetic operations such as additions/subtraction/multiplication
What we are looking for
- Experience or willingness to develop original cartoon characters for children, with an existing portfolio
- Experience in drawing/sketching with a tablet/stylus. We require the illustration to be in a digital format (vector graphics), in programs such as - Adobe Illustrator (or equivalent).
- Experience with publishing layout software such as Adobe InDesign is helpful, but not required.
- Willing to certify that the illustrations / characters are original and release all copyright to the publisher. No credit will be given on the book to the illustrator unless illustrator is of high profile and will make a considerable proposition to include his/her name in credits.
Compensation is negotiable and can be discussed on a per page basis. The author is based in Detroit, MI - but you can work from anywhere and communicate by email / phone.
For consideration, please send your portfolio.
- Adobe Illustrator: 1 year (Preferred)
Full Time Opportunity
- Fully Remote
Are you looking to pay or is this a collaboration?
Pay to hire someone
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What’s your day rate budget range? (USD)
$250-400 (Industry average)
Do you have an estimate of the job or project length?
A few months
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