The Daily Wire is looking for an Illustrator to join our Post-Production Department. The Illustrator on the Daily Wire's Post-Production team will illustrate content for various Daily Wire video projects as well as those for outside clients who hire us while following the general creative guidance of the Post-Production Manager and striving to meet the high-quality standards of our brand. We are looking for a candidate with strong illustration, digital painting, and conceptual skills, as well as creative thinking. If you feel you are the right fit for this position, we look forward to hearing from you!

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Responsibilities:

  • Execute the creative vision of clients and Company executives on video and film
  • Draw characters and perspective in environments
  • Research visual reference for assigned projects
  • Match a variety of different styles while meeting esthetic and technical criteria. Styles include but are not limited to:
    • Photo-real compositing
    • Graphic designs for video thumbnails
    • Illustrations for informative videos and satirical videos
  • Take input and direction from Supervisors; thrive on receiving creative and constructive feedback
  • Routinely collaborate with fellow design team members and effectively communicate design ideas
  • Take on delegated tasks with minimum supervision
  • Manage projects from concept to completion
  • Assist with the efforts of other Production and Post-Production team members
  • Meet deadlines assigned by management
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Experience & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Art and/or 2-3 years of relevant work experience
  • A strong instinct for creativity and storytelling
  • Well-versed in color design, lighting, composition, and form
  • Proficient in standard graphic design and illustration software including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Procreate, traditional media, and Microsoft Word
  • Adobe After Effects, Premier, and Acrobat proficiency a plus
  • Strong graphic design, visual design, and typography skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and sometimes stressful conditions
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail

Additional Info:

  • Reports to: Post-Production Manager
  • Start date: Immediate
  • Employment type: Full-time; Exempt
  • Compensation: $45k-$50k (dependent on experience)
  • Benefits: Health insurance options (medical through Anthem; dental and vision through Guardian); Paid Time Off; 401k (5% match)

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