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Freelance Illustrator - South Korea

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What you’d be doing in this role

Our Creative Production team is searching for experienced Freelance Illustrator with based in South Korea. This Illustrator role will be part of a vibrant and friendly creative studio, producing beautiful illustration elements for our library. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in defining how motion looks at Canva, deliver a wide variety of creative campaigns and the chance to create elegant, on-trend illustrations.

As Canva scales change continues to be part of our DNA. But we like to think that's all part of the fun. So this will give you the flavour of the type of things you'll be working on when you start, but this will likely evolve.

What you'll do...

  • Produce illustration assets and stickers in different styles according to the brief given by the Canva team
  • Work to high-quality illustration standards
  • Following production processes and requirements
  • Working on a timeline (coordinated through our Monday board & and Slack)
  • Accept feedback and open to reworking if the brief is not met

We'd love it if you have...

  • Prior experience with design, illustration, and/or animation with an online portfolio of illustration work
  • Have strong technical skills, and are able to work proficiently in Adobe Illustrator and/or Procreate
  • Have a strong understanding of the fundamentals of design and illustration 
  • Are comfortable in designing vector characters and/or typography
  • Have a passion for creating well-designed, usable animated graphics in different styles
  • Have a desire to learn new techniques and technology to advance your craft
  • Have a strong eye for quality and details. Not a must, but it will be extra awesome if you'd have experience in After Effects
  • Are able to receive and interpret feedback, and meet tight deadlines
  • Have own equipment: Computer/Laptop (with hi-res screen preferable) and high-speed internet

To apply, please submit

  • Your resume
  • Your updated portfolio 

Other stuff to know

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