Comic Illustrator Role Description
Reports to: Illustration Lead
Hours Needed per month: 8-12 hours
We are looking for a volunteer to create an ongoing series of comics, create introductory comic workshops geared for kids, and to assist with the development of an animation series in the future. A great candidate for this role would enjoy creating series based artwork and have skills related to comics / illustration / animation.
This position offers flexible hours with specific roles and responsibilities defined in collaboration with the Aeon for Ocean team. If you are passionate about the oceans and have a knack for artwork, drawing or scientific design, please get in touch!
- Develop educational material that aligns with Aeon for Ocean’s goals and missions.
- Design, develop and implement an introductory comic workshop.
- Work closely with other members of the design and illustration team to build new programs and initiatives.
- Adobe Creative Suite or Similar program knowledge
- Prior animation experience preferred
- Strong drawing skills (either analogue or digital)
- Ability to express concepts visually
- Writing skills
- Storyboarding skills
- Solid understanding of visual language - texture, color, dimension, scale, perspective, shade, composition, depth of field, proportion, spatial awareness, etc
- Good communication skills, ability to explain concepts and support artistic choices
Aeon for Ocean is an Equal Opportunity Organization. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans’ status or any other characteristic protected by law.
To Apply: Submit an application online on our Volunteer Opportunities page, copy link into your browser: https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/2275a733-7286-4119-a9b6-5198a6bec667/1
Please include your current resume as well as your portfolio with at least 6 pieces of work (pdf) and (optional) up to 2 minutes of animation as a website link if applicable. If you are unable to attach your portfolio to the application, please email portfolio materials to HRServices@aeonforocean.org .
About Aeon For Ocean
Mpls, Minneapolis, MN , US
To educate and increase awareness about ocean conservation and marine life among kids and their greater role in spreading the message to drive action.
Aeon for Ocean is a U.S.-based nonprofit founded by 7-year-old Aeon in Minnesota, to share knowledge about marine life, the oceans and our role in protecting this planet.
Our focus is on helping inland communities understand why the ocean matters and identify things they can do to protect the ocean. Through our Krill2Whale program and other initiatives, Aeon for Ocean is teaching kids they can save the World Ocean for eons!
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
October 25, 2021