ARTIST OPPORTUNITY - Illustrating Educational Comic Books

[ Posted: Nov 03, 2021 ]

Art of Problem Solving (AoPS) develops educational opportunities for many of the most eager students in the world. Since 2003, we have trained tens of thousands of the country’s top students, including nearly all the members of the US International Math Olympiad team, through our online school, learning centers, textbooks, and online learning systems. Over the years, our international online community of advanced problem solvers has grown to over 700,000 members. While our primary focus has been math for most of our history, we have started expanding into new subjects, such as language arts, science, and computer science.

Art of Problem Solving (AOPS) is seeking a skilled comic artist for ongoing assignments creating original artwork for our line of Beast Academy educational comic books.

Our elementary curriculum, Beast Academy, includes educational comics, practice books, and an online platform.The existing 32-book math series (with over 1,000,000 books sold!) revolves around four little monsters who attend Beast Academy and chronicles their adventures in learning math from the academy’s eccentric cast of teachers. We are now expanding the Beast Academy curriculum into science and are looking for artists to create educational science comic books. View a sample from a Beast Academy book here.

In this role, you will:

Work with the creators of Beast Academy to create on-model artwork using existing character designs and style guides.
Work directly with the science curriculum team to layout and design stories.
Create digitally-inked pages and work closely with our in-house colorist to create the final art.
Qualified candidates should have:

Strong portfolio showcasing long-form sequential storytelling skills.
Experience creating digital art using Adobe Illustrator or Clip Studio.
Ability to take direction and work independently.
Perks and Benefits:

Positions are highly flexible and can be performed anywhere with a stable internet connection.
Project is expected to last for 2-3 years.
Please note that in order to be considered for this position within the US, you must be legally authorized to work in the US. We are unable to offer sponsorship.

We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

ARTIST OPPORTUNITY - Illustrating Educational Comic Books

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