The Wall Street Journal is seeking an experienced artist to join the team that creates the news organization’s iconic original stipple drawings.
The drawings are requested from sections across the newsroom and are based on reference photos that are sourced by our editors. We are looking for a graphic illustrator who can work both independently and under supervision to develop and execute these illustrations and portraits on a timely basis and according to the Journal’s styles and formats. You may be required to submit sketches and final art for approval from art directors and editors. And you must be familiar with the equipment used to generate illustrations, including the software needed to upload final illustrations.
Review the resolution of photos to ensure the source is usable
Meet assigned deadlines
Review processes with other illustrators to maintain quality standards
Upload final illustrations to our asset management system
Several years of experience creating stipple art
A strong stipple art portfolio reflecting experience in fashion, lifestyle, products and portraits
A passion for journalism and excellent news judgement
Excellent communication skills
Professional-level understanding of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: Art/Graphics Group
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Req ID: 23835