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Brand and Content Illustrator

Location: San Francisco, CA

Type: Contracted

Min. Experience: Experienced

About Brilliant

Brilliant (brilliant.org) helps you excel in math and science. On Brilliant, you can master concepts through examples and problems contributed by a community of mathematicians, scientists, and engineers. Brilliant brings together professionals and enthusiasts from around the world.

Members learn from a vibrant community of over 5 million students, educators, and enthusiasts, including olympiad champions, international science fair medalists, high school teachers, and university professors. Through the Brilliant network, people discover the resources they need to succeed, the dream that they can, and the allies to help them.


We collect a large data set as members use the product, about their aptitude in different subject areas. Our long-term vision is to build a more efficient way for ambitious people who are building their skills to be found directly by organizations seeking talent. To learn more about Brilliant's mission, watch CEO Sue Khim's TEDx talk.


The Role

We are looking to evolve our brand illustrations to delightfully modernize math & science. You'll help define an illustration style that balances delight with precision and conveys the Brilliant high quality learning experience.

Specifically, your responsibilities will include:

  • Help make illustrations that are informative and delightful
  • Explore new art direction directions which you think will work well with our audience
  • Draft iconography which unifies the experience for our users
  • Create illustration guidelines that articulate how these elements come together to reflect brand.


Who are you?


Our requirements for this position:

  • Extensive illustration portfolio (reflecting at least 3 years experience)
  • Experience executing illustrations under brand constraints
  • Strong ability to build overarching concepts in illustration systems
  • Ability to execute with relatively wide range of styles
  • Constantly searching for opportunities to delight


Why join Brilliant?

Brilliant has a mission you can get behind. We’re a company that’s helping to bring thinkers from all over the world together and create a platform on which they can excel, learn, and contribute.

We also offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits – we pay 100% of the premiums
  • Sponsorship for conferences and professional development
  • Equipment budget for computer and peripherals
  • Monthly personal health budget to spend how you see fit (gym, yoga, climbing, etc.)
  • Free lunch
  • Fully-stocked pantry and refrigerator with snacks and drinks
  • Free Uber Pools or Lyft Lines to/from the office
  • Weekly happy hour
  • Flexible vacation time
  • A stimulating work environment and a chance to change the world

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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