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Scientific Illustrator (Remote)

Employer
UWorld
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Modeling
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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UWorld's illustration team is growing! We are seeking a Remote Scientific Illustrator to create high-quality scientific images for our educational question banks and products. A successful candidate will have outstanding draftsmanship skills and extensive knowledge of medicine and the biological sciences.

Minimum Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in Scientific Illustration, Biomedical Art, Pre-Medical Illustration or closely related field

Minimum Experience:
  • 1 year of illustration experience preferred
  • Exceptional proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (ie. Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Experience working in 3D modeling ZBrush, UCSF Chimera, Cinema 4D, and Maya is a plus

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Confidently work in an environment with high expectations
  • Experience with realism over cartooning
  • Proficiency creating and working with 3D modeled assets
  • Research and comprehend advanced scientific concepts
  • Be receptive to continuous feedback from peers and management
  • Have excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate excellence at drawing the human figure, animals, and geological features
  • Develop new skills rapidly

Job Responsibilities:

Design and Create
  • Create original illustrations for a wide range of subjects - biology, biochemistry, general chemistry, organic chemistry, and physics
  • Utilize a library of 3D and 2D assets
  • Create original 3D models for illustration and animation teams
  • Create illustrations according to stylistic guidelines
  • Ensure artistic excellence and factual accuracy of the illustrated work

Consult and Collaborate
  • Collaborate with our MCAT & College Readiness teams to create novel ways of visualizing difficult concepts
  • Collaborate with management and team members to define schedules and deliverables, and to ensure goals are met
  • Help maintain an efficient and successful production process
  • Adapt to shifting priorities and be able to assist our on-site medical and scientific illustrators as needed

Technical/Quality Assurance
  • Communicate effectively with IT & quality assurance teams to anticipate and resolve issues
  • Work independently or in small groups to trouble-shoot and provide solutions to production issues related to creation and content building

Benefits

Compensation and benefits:
  • Paid time off (based on sliding scale according to hire date and work hours)
  • Generous paid holiday schedule that includes the entire week of Christmas off
  • Comprehensive benefits package (medical, vision, dental, life, disability)
  • 401(k) plan for retirement with 4% employer matching (eligibility after 90 days of employment)
  • On-site group fitness classes & relaxed work environment

At UWorld, we believe strength is derived from the talents, ideas, and experiences of a diverse workforce. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, or any other protected class. UWorld is proud to be an equal opportunity employer providing a drug-free workplace. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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