Illustrator I, New Graduate

Illustrator I, New Graduate

Duolingo | Pittsburgh, PA, 15201, US
Salary Range:$57,000 – $82,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 14 days ago

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Our mission at Duolingo is to develop the best education in the world and make it universally available. But we've got more left to do - and that's where you come in!

Duolingo is the most popular language-learning application in the world, with over 500 million users and over half a billion exercises completed daily. Beyond our core learning product, we have also entered into literacy with Duolingo ABC, English proficiency testing with the Duolingo English Test, and even Math.

We are passionate about educating our users, making fact-based decisions, and finding innovative solutions to complex problems. We offer meaningful work, limitless learning opportunities, and collaboration with world-class minds. Come brighten your life and over half a billion more!

As an Illustrator, you will bring Duolingo characters to life.

You'll help evolve our fun style and visual language we've been refining for years. Your illustrations will be used in our mobile apps and on landing pages, advertisements, blog posts, videos, social media posts, and much more, pushing Duolingo's brand and mission forward to transform the future of education.

What you'll do...

* Concept and compose engaging character and scene illustrations
* Collaborate with Design, Product, Engineering, and Scripted Content teams
* Create new and memorable characters and enhance existing ones
* Consider the user experience surrounding the artwork you create
* Create artwork for social media and marketing campaigns
* Complete work in accordance with production timelines and communicate needed adjustments to schedules with management
* Maintain professionalism in a fast paced and dynamic work environment

What we're looking for…

* An online portfolio with illustration samples
* Skill and proficiency illustrating with Sketch, Figma, or Similar Programs
* The ability to juggle multiple projects in parallel from concept to completion
* The ability to relocate to Pittsburgh, PA

Exceptional Candidates:

* Illustration experience in a tech, agency, editorial, or studio role
* Experience collaborating with iOS and Android Developers to achieve art direction
* Experience with product design, animation, or both

Why you'll love working here…

* Language learning opportunities
* Catered in-house lunches, and breakfast and dinner options
* Company-wide Hackathon
* PTO and company holidays
* Frequent company-wide dinners, monthly celebrations, social clubs, and so much more!

We will do everything we can within reason to make sure that your interview takes place in an environment that fairly and accurately assesses your skills. If you need assistance or accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

We aim to return to office, and as such are requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and have received any booster doses as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Take a peek at how we care for our employees' holistic well-being with our benefits here.