Mountain View, CA
Job Terms:
up to $79.21/hour
Start date:
posted by:
Cecilia Krepelka

Job Description:

For this assignment with Aquent's client, we’re looking for an experienced image maker with creative top notch illustration skills, and a clear editorial voice, and an ability to create work in a versatile range of styles. Come join this growing team!

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:

  1. Work with an art director on illustration concepts to support merchandising campaigns, seasonal promotions, content partnerships and evergreen themes, and then execute on concepts.
  2. Brainstorm concepts, sketch concepts, present work to stakeholders, incorporate revisions, and deliver final assets.
  3. Optimize assets that to work across multiple screen sizes and geographic regions.

Additional Responsibilities:
- Ensure that assets are on brand and strategically aligned with team vision.

Required Qualifications:
- BA/BS degree in digital media or illustrations. In lieu of 5 years of work experience in a creative illustrator role
- 3+ years of experience as a visual designer or illustrator in an editorial, digital media, or software development environment.
- Best in class portfolio demonstrating top notch illustration skills, including solid technique with form, shading, color, grids, composition and proportion.
- Experience generating, manipulating and optimizing graphics for different screen sizes, while following established design principles.
- Communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale to non-design stakeholders.
- Strong attention to detail and zero tolerance for inconsistency in design.
- Excellent communication, presentation, documentation, interpersonal and analytical skills.
- Prioritize and manage work to adhere to project timelines in a fast-paced, ambiguous, global environment.
- Respect for the creative process; welcomes feedback and iterative design environment.
- Must be fluent in English.

Nice to Have:
- Experience with digital image asset selection and manipulation.
- Understanding of content management systems and automation tools for asset creation.
- Ability to create work in a versatile range of styles.                                                                           

Client Description:

Aquent's client is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products.

WORKING WITH AQUENT: long-term assignments with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)





***Background check is required for this position.***

***Please ensure FULL LEGAL NAME is noted on resume along with a PORTFOLIO LINK if applicable.***

***Assignment could start earlier if right candidate is identified.***