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Math and Science Illustrator at Brilliant.org

Location: San Francisco, CA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

About Brilliant - (Interview about Brilliant from Bloomberg TV)

Brilliant helps you master concepts in math, science, and engineering by solving fun, challenging problems. Over 4 million members have learned from our community wiki and subscription courses. Through the Brilliant network, people discover the resources they need to succeed, the dream that they can, and the allies to help them.

Our long-term vision is to build a better 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. To understand more about our approach to our work and products, read our principles.

 

 

What you'll do:

As our illustrator, you will work on our design team to create beautiful imagery to accompany math and science problems on Brilliant.org. A large global audience of people who want to push their mental capabilities will benefit from your ability to communicate complex math and science concepts with delightful illustrations. Your illustrations will be disseminated through our social media channels and in our web and mobile products to drive interactive learning at a massive scale.

 


This is you:

  • A creative graphic designer or scientific illustrator
  • Able to execute clean and bold design, with simple strokes and harmonious colors
  • A great storyteller
  • Intellectually curious
  • Hungry to learn and grow, and have the work ethic to follow through on your ambitions
  • Comfortable meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • An amiable teammate
  • Able to make delightful illustrations that highlight the wonder and awe of math and science
  • Brave and empathetic enough to market subject matter that might be over your head
  • Prior experience managing social media accounts is a plus.

 

 

To land an interview, you will need one of the following, in addition to your resume:

  • Graphic design or illustration portfolio that makes us swoon – this is a must!
  • Your spin on one of our Facebook posts, or any illustration on the Brilliant website that you see after clicking on one of our Facebook posts. See our page here.

 

 

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
  • Equipment budget for computer and peripherals
  • Free lunch
  • Free Uber Pools or Lyft Lines to/from the office
  • A gym membership
  • Weekly happy hour
  • Flexible vacation time
  • Fully-stocked pantry and refrigerator with snacks and drinks
  • Sponsorship for conferences and professional development
  • A stimulating work environment and a chance to change the world
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