Illustrator & Animator

at CK-12 Foundation

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Posted by Hemanth Sharma
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Bengaluru (Bangalore)
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2 - 5 yrs
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Best in industry
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Full time
Skills
Digital illustration
2D animation
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe After Effects
Animation
Fine Arts
Drawing
Digital art

Overview

CK-12 Foundation (www.ck12.org) is looking for an art illustrator and animator who is passionate about creating high fidelity artwork and animation for educational software products for students and teachers around the world.


As an illustrator & animator, you will create accurate illustrations, sketches, artwork (human anatomy, architecture, landscape, still life, etc.) and animated content/videos working with a UX and art team based in Bangalore & Palo Alto. You will drive the CK-12 organization towards continued design excellence with a focus on creating captivating visuals and compelling art that resonate to our customers.


Our designers and illustrators are hands-on producers of their own work in a fast-paced, Agile working environment. Be able to handle the complex structure and composition of art illustrations and animation process with confidence.

Attention!


In addition to your resume, please do provide us with a link to your online portfolio (containing both illustrations/artwork and animations). Applications without a portfolio will not be considered


Required Primary Skills and Experience:

  • Conceptualize artwork, scene, composition based on a solid understanding of content and project needs (mostly for Science - Physics, Chemistry, Biology & Math content).
  • Strong fine art and visual design skills.
  • Perfect understanding of various dimensions, human anatomy, still life, landscape.
  • Sketch and produce artwork for various resolutions with high fidelity in both vector and raster output.
  • Translate conceptual sketches into delightful and accurate art illustrations.
  • Create deliverables such as high-fidelity Photoshop mock-ups, illustrator output (e.g. people, objects, scenes, icons), using our style guide, creating supporting design assets.
  • Knowledge of latest industry trends in technology and design.
  • Iterate sketches and art mockups quickly on ideas that are still in the process of being defined.
  • Collaborate closely with developers to construct the best artwork with an understanding of any technical constraints.
  • Present your work to stakeholders, product owners, and developers, and manage and extract constructive feedback.
  • Translate static hand-sketches into high fidelity artwork and eventually animated videos that are in sync with voice-over/music following strict subject matter storyboards/descriptions.
  • Derive presets/templates for animation based on redundant pieces of work to simplify the process is a plus.
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in art illustration, fine-art or sketching.
  • Minimum 1 years of professional experience in creating animation/video using Adobe AfterEffects.
  • Minimum bachelor's degree from a reputed fine-art / design / animation institute.

About CK-12 Foundation

Passionate about education?


CK-12 is on the lookout for talented, creative, and dedicated people to join our mission to provide great education to students around the world. We are looking for candidates to join our office at Bangalore.


We have a strong education platform that has served over 200 Million users, have got over 1.45 Billion questions answered and have got more than 285 thousand customised Flexbooks. We have embarked on exciting journey to build AI-powered student tutor and Teacher Assistant to build next generation of learning platform.


About CK-12 Foundation


CK-12’s mission​ is to provide free access to open-source content and technology tools that empower students as well as teachers to enhance and experiment with different learning styles, resources, levels of competence, and circumstances.


To achieve this noble and ambitious vision, we at CK-12 are challenging traditional model of education to transform it dramatically. Technology has opened up lots of opportunities to revolutionize education for the benefit of students, teachers and parents.


We have chosen to be non-profit so that we can effectively realize our mission and so that we can do the right thing! It also provides us the ability to experiment big and bold ideas. CK-12 is backed by Vinod Khosla, a renowned technology venture capitalist.


At CK-12, you’ll experience the benefits of working in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, innovative and non bureaucratic environment where you will get a lot of cool things done than you ever imagined! We are a small group of passionate folks who are determined to disrupt the current form of education. We came together from companies such as Apple, eBay, Amazon, McGraw-Hill, and startups.


Technology is key to scale education and we deeply believe in it. Come develop great solutions on our cloud based (AWS) and AI-first platform delivering rich ​and interactive content.


Does our mission, people ​and technologies excite you? If the answer is YES! and you are a great technologist who will challenge status-quo (no order takers please!) by innovating, please come join us! Together, we will change the world!


Check out how CK-12 is making an impact in teaching and learning - https://www.ck12info.org/about/testimonials/

 

Flexi, our AI-powered Student Tutor - https://www.ck12.org/pages/student-tutor/

AI-powered Teacher Assistant - https://www.ck12.org/pages/teacher-assistant/

 

Benefits: Medical and Accident Insurance, Free food orders for lunch.

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/NkA2Hr8JhtE3raWr5

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