Editorial Illustrator

Los Angeles Times (example)

Job Description

We are looking for a fresh and creative mind, whose illustrations may be accompanied with different articles and themes; someone who's creatively diverse in a number of different genres from satirical caricatures to abstract and detailed works. With this job you will be expected to collaborate with clients by creating illustrations to accompany an article in tune with its message. You will need to be able to create abstract and creative images using many different techniques and methods. Other duties may be organizing projects, communicating with clients and other artists.

Experience and Education

This job requires a professional portfolio of your best work in different mediums and genres. Also a Bachelors degree in Illustration, Fine Arts, Graphic Design or related area of study.

Salary and Location

This job is located in Los Angeles, a hub of creativity and advancing in digital art. Salary will be $35,000-$50,000 based on experience.

Professional Groups

As an Editorial illustrator, there are two major groups to be joined to connect with others in your field, including the Society of Illustrators and the Association of Illustrators.