Concept/Vector Artist

Superbook – Remote (U.S. based)

The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) is looking for a talented Concept/Vector Artist to join CBN’s latest animation production, GizmoGO!  Produced by the Superbook team for preschoolers, GizmoGO! is a mix of live action and colorful animation designed to entertain and teach young children with songs, stories, and a bit of humor.  This professional will collaborate closely with our Art Director to create and contribute initial concept designs, color keys, and final, 2D vector assets.

CBN is dedicated to bringing the Word of God and salvation to children through Superbook programs, a scripturally accurate animated series that includes teaching materials and interactive online experiences for children around the world.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Art or other relevant area of study, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Strong working experience as a concept designer on television animation, animated feature films, commercial and/or video game production with an emphasis on colorful, cartoony style
  • Must be able to work digitally with the Wacom Cintiq drawing tablet and be proficient in Illustrator and Photoshop. (InDesign, After Effects, and Storyboard Pro a plus.)
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in style of show with strong understanding of 2D animation techniques
  • Strong understanding of 2D vector asset creation, and its usage in 2D production
  • Strong artistic vision and storytelling sensibility
  • Strong understanding of perspective, staging and composition skills
  • Strong understanding of clear, consistent color theory
  • Strong ability to design characters, props and environments that are visually interesting, novel and functional
  • Ability to listen and take direction
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated with excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to strategize and implement a plan
  • Proven ability to multitask within a deadline-driven environment and be productive under pressure; strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-cultural environment with ability to delegate and collaborate with an international team

Please include a link to your video portfolio.