Digital Artist Job Description

Digital Artist Job Description

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Digital artist provides digital design support for creation of web page art and interface design across all SEO web sites and derivatives.

Digital Artist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

An understanding of basic design principles and proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Image Ready, After Effects, Flash, Keynote
Work with various desktop publishing programs (Illustrator, InDesign, QuarkXPress and Photoshop)
Take direction from the Production Directors to execute the Creative team’s vision using Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects
Technical expertise and strong web/digital design skills
Conceptual design for content, including splash, icon, cards, packs, headers, awards and more
Producing high-quality Photoshop designs at an accelerated rate in partnership with a Producer and Content Strategist while working under the oversight of the Art Director
Creative Director – Ensuring communication with design, and alignment with project vision
Work closely with the Marketing Department, Vendors, Merchandising Department and other internal departments to design and produce individual projects and concepts for and produce final execution of layout for web pages, email campaigns, banner ads, roll overs, social media, for a variety of internal and external facing projects
Work with production personnel providing complete input and any instruction and supervision required to smoothly complete production of approved design
Provides editorial and motion graphic design services to support cross-functional teams and external clients with video & multimedia needs

Digital Artist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Digital Artist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the digital artist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Design, Graphic Design, Art, Digital Media, Animation, Education, Marketing, New Media, Visual Art, Fine Arts

Skills for Digital Artist

Desired skills for digital artist include:

Photoshop
Outlook and Word
Mari
Nuke
Substance
Color theory
Design
Modular environment art construction
Typography
User interfaces

Desired experience for digital artist includes:

Work with web programmers and producers to find the best ways to execute designs and meet e-commerce brand goals
Assist with assembling files for covers, letter pages and interior book pages
Scan artboards and comic book pages on flatbed scanner
Demo reel should display a firm artistic understanding of matte painting inclusive of both the 2D and 3D environments
Extensive technical understanding sensitivity to the creative approach and process
Degree in Digital art, related field or equivalent work experience

Digital Artist Examples

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Digital Artist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a digital artist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for digital artist
  • College degree in design/art/marketing or equivalent work experience required
  • Collaborate with design and engineering on the moment-to-moment player experience
  • Build clean, accurate HTML emails and code to responsive design
  • Create static renderings and animated visualizations of new or existing designs to support engineering design reviews, internal and external marketing, and bid proposals with an emphasis on schedule, quality and creativity that will meet or exceed customer expectations
  • Meets with Production teams, Supervisors, and artists regularly to ensure consistent communication
  • Finalize layouts and create web ready assets for global digital media including websites, mobile sites, emails, mobile applications, advertising, and social media
  • Support the execution of new creative ideas
  • Ability to take direction from senior creative managers and provide viable solutions
  • 2-4 years experience in a fast paced, high volume digital advertising or in-house brand environment
  • Experience supporting a global brands and teams, preferred
Qualifications for digital artist
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the feature film or commercial production environment
  • Provide a demo reel and description of your work per shot
  • Must be well organized and able to manage multiple projects and tight timelines
  • Able to take direction from Art Directors but also confident enough to think on your own
  • Must have agency experience, 2+ years
  • A passion for helping clients succeed
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Digital Artist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of digital artist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for digital artist
  • Ability to use layout and DM cameras in Nuke
  • Proficiency in additional languages, a plus
  • Carrying over established campaign creative look and feel across various on-line assets
  • Finalize layouts and create web ready assets for global digital media including websites, mobile sites, emails, mobile applications, advertising, video and animations
  • With the understand of ongoing marketing initiatives and best practices for the platform, create designs and assets for all marketing digital products
  • Support, establish strong relationships with and receive feedback/guidance from creative director/digital art director, Head of UX and stakeholders
  • Senior Creative Art Director – Reporting directly
  • Game Designers (varying levels) – Team members creating designs that require visual representation
  • Artists (varying levels) – Team peers, and mentees
  • Engineers (varying levels) – Collaborating on implementation and polish issues
Qualifications for digital artist
  • Degree in accredited Graphic Design preferred
  • Please provide 2-3 final images that you have retouched examples that you have composited in Photoshop, or link to online portfolio
  • At least 3 years of experience in video production or content development
  • Knowledge of technical learning systems (LMS / LCMS) and other training technologies preferred
  • Experience with learning development tools
  • Above average time management and organizational skills required
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Digital Artist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of digital artist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for digital artist
  • Play an integral role within our fast-paced interdisciplinary team to deliver projects with exceptional creativity and technical knowledge, and a natural desire to keep current on the latest trends in motion, visual effects, and user experience
  • Must also show amazing story teller capabilities through motion/information graphics to create well balanced combinations of graphics, video, and audio
  • Subject Matter Expertise and Special Projects – Will actively collaborate in team, department and company level initiatives as a subject matter expert through the sharing of industry expertise, creativity, leadership and skills
  • Digital asset management and image optimization
  • Converting InDesign landing pages and email mockups to responsive HTML email templates
  • Maintain and extend robust email template functionality, and debug HTML as needed
  • Color correcting and photo retouching as needed
  • Collaborate closely with project teams to translate requirements into creative solutions that are not only attractive, but also accurately reflect our brand guidelines
  • Capability to work well independently and as collaborative a member of a fast-paced team
  • Proven success designing for print and online use and a portfolio that demonstrates your talent
Qualifications for digital artist
  • Advanced Adobe Photoshop skills - must know how to create layers, layer masks, channels, and paths and ability to work with large, layered files
  • Proficient in current Adobe Creative Cloud 2015 Suite, specifically InDesign, Photoshop, HTML5, Edge Animate and Illustrator
  • Must possess excellent technical skills and be highly proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and all major presentation tools including Keynote
  • 1-3 years HTML5, CSS3, Greensock and JavaScript development experience
  • Knowledge of file and asset optimization techniques to achieve minimal file size while staying true to the creative vision of the project
  • Expert skills creating timeline-based animation, demonstrating an eye for professional animation treatment, transitions and cadence
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Digital Artist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of digital artist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for digital artist
  • Proven ability to work effectively under tight deadlines, manage multiple projects, and remain flexible through multiple revisions
  • Experience taking ownership of projects and running with minimal direction
  • Critical thinking regarding time, costs, and deadlines
  • Strong professionalism, integrity, judgment, and work ethic
  • Excellent prioritization, planning and organizational skills
  • Provide a portfolio of recent work
  • Create example assets for the game or help specialist artists make the most out of the assets they are expert in creating
  • Continue to learn and share from the larger artistic organizations at Wizards of the Coast
  • Directly manage and lead a team of specialized artists
  • Finalize layouts and create web ready assets for digital media including websites, mobile sites, emails, display ads, mobile applications, advertising, video and animations
Qualifications for digital artist
  • Experience developing rich banners
  • Skilled at jumping in on projects that have been started by others
  • Passion to learn more and embrace new methods and technologies before opportunities present themselves
  • Hands-on experience with presentation boards
  • 1+ year of experience working in a creative environment
  • Detailed and organized, team player
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Digital Artist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a digital artist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for digital artist
  • Experience with advanced Photoshop file export features (Export as dialog, Generate Image Assets)
  • Experience with photoshop actions and batch automation
  • Develop static and HTML5 digital banners
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ensure output ready files meet final production requirements
  • Build animations by rigging models, setting up cameras, lighting, based on the story board
  • Import and maintain models that will be used for computer graphics visualization and support model modifications as required
  • Develop story boards with cross functional teams
  • Support and maintain libraries containing models, materials, studios
  • Perform job duties in an ethical, professional manner which is consistent with the Oshkosh Way
  • Support intranet site with relevant and current projects to showcase capability
Qualifications for digital artist
  • Knowledgeable in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with creating 3D models and 2D art assets in 3DS Max, Maya, and Adobe products
  • Experience with developing in Unity or Unreal engine
  • Experience with creating models for 2D and 3D gaming engines, including Virtual Battlespace or ARMA
  • Pursuing an MA or MS degree is acceptable
  • Working knowledge of Macintosh operating system OS X (knowledge of Windows a plus)

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