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Comic Illustrator

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town, Woodstock
Job level:Mid
Company:Strika Entertainment

Strika Entertainment, a leading comic publishing company that produces high-quality illustrated content, is looking for a dynamic illustrator to join their team on their flagship comic. This is a permanent position based at the studio in Woodstock, Cape Town.

 The successful candidate will have the following attributes:
  • Excellent grasp of digital illustration
  • Skilled at working in Photoshop
  • Comprehensive experience in working in comic art medium
  • Adept at concept art and character design
  • Able to work well with a team (Art director, writer, colourist, letterer and post production)
  • Able to work according to brief and style requirements 
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and maintain a consistent output
  • Willing to work overtime and go the extra mile to get the job done to the highest standard
  • Versatile and able to work on a variety of products requiring different illustration styles, settings and various character types
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to take direction and feedback from line managers/ Art directors
  • Creative approach to page construction and frame composition
  • Strong understanding of narrative and able to creatively interpret scripts, with an ability to transform everyday material into something visually appealing
  • Firm grasp of technical aspects of illustration (e.g. anatomy and perspective)
  • Good at researching own reference material
  • Good attention to detail and a neat illustration style
All applications should include a CV and portfolio of work relevant to the position.

Applicants should be prepared to complete an illustration test for the position (including character design, rough and final illustration of comic page/s) which will be provided to the applicant once their CV and portfolio have been reviewed.

Posted on 26 Sep 15:17

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