EY Associate - Illustrator in Trivandrum, India

Associate - Illustrator

Core Business Services

Requisition # GSS004V7

Post Date Apr 30, 2018

We are looking for a talented Illustrator to create original pieces of artwork for print and digital publications.

For this role, you will collaborate with customers, editors and animators to make sure you grasp and sketch out the business needs to communicate and attract audiences. If you can use your creative skills to turn messages and ideas into appealing illustrations, we would like to meet you and see whether we can collaborate.

  • Combine hand-drawing, sketching, painting and photographic skills with various media (including digital) to create complete compelling illustrations

  • Refine designs with illustration software

  • Use colors, graphics and effects to better visualize each concept

  • Ensure that printed illustrations meet quality and color standards

  • An eye for detail and design

  • Discuss customer needs and identify a target audience for the work

  • Participate in design briefs with customers to identify their needs

  • Developing visual ideas that suit the brief

  • Prepare rough drafts on requirements and seek customer approval - this may involve reworking on sketches many times

  • Brainstorm with the design team to come up with new ideas, patterns and styles

  • Formulate concept and render illustration and detail from models, sketches, memory and imagination

  • Discuss illustrations at various stages of completion and make any necessary changes

  • Stay up-to-date with new design techniques and software

  • Communicate and negotiate with customers and turn it around with colleagues

  • Liaise with customers to discuss theme and purpose of the commissioned artwork: what illustrations will best suit the narrative and what message they are trying to communicate

  • Study layouts, sketches of proposed illustrations, and related materials

  • Ability to switch between in house style and freehand as required

  • Select typeface, draw lettering, lay out material

  • Produce graphic material and lettering to be used for title, background, screen advertising, commercial logo, and other visual layouts for motion picture production, television programming etc.

  • Self-promotional skills

  • Self-motivated and the ability to work to meet tight deadlines

  • Proven work experience as an Illustrator, Graphic Designer or similar role

  • Demonstrable portfolio of completed illustrations

  • Solid knowledge of image editing and digital sketching software, like Photoshop, InDesign and Adobe Illustrator

  • Drawing skills with an attention to detail (both by hand and digital pen)

  • Strong aesthetic and conceptual skills

  • Ability to collaborate and meet deadlines

  • Graduate degree in Design, Visual Arts or relevant qualification

  • Excellent drawing and IT skills

  • Ability to work to a brief, solve problems creatively and adapt their style

  • Creativity and imagination

  • Enjoy creative work

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong creative skills matched with a desire to produce outstanding design

  • Ability to work in a constantly busy work environment with a high level of time and stress management

  • High level of organizational skills

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

  • Capable of top quality complex artwork with a high level of understanding of all forms of print

  • Resourcefulness and ability to manage several tasks and projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to work as part of a team.