Job Description Illustrator


Role: Freelance Illustrator


Responsible to: Senior Partner


Objective of the role 

To create artwork for Tor Mark’s titles, initially for the CHOUGHINS children’s range of titles and potentially for all titles moving forward.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Drawing, illustrating & creating images suitable for printing
  • Working closely with colleagues to realise the vision and passion in bringing new projects and mad ideas into existence
  • Utilising a variety of media and styles including digital, pencil, pen & ink, freehand, watercolour and acrylic
  • Demonstrating an awareness of current artistic and design trends as well as understanding heritage styles of artwork
  • Experience in meeting deadlines while maintaining high standards of creativity
  • communicating exceptionally well with colleagues to deliver new titles
  • Working enthusiastically within a team while recognising the freelance context
  • Any other reasonable duties as required in order to fulfil the role of Tor Mark Illustrator


Experience and Qualifications

  • Demonstrable experience of drawing and illustration for personal and professional purposes
  • Relevant, professional experience is essential and appropriate creative industry qualification is preferred
  • Experience and understanding of children’s illustration
  • Experience of Adobe Photoshop would be an advantage

Personal skills

  • Strong artistic, drawing, digital or design skills
  • Positive, personable and out-going personality
  • A proven ability to build strong, trusting and purposeful relationships with others
  • Self-motivated and evidence of creativity and spirit
  • An enjoyment of working within a fast-moving and exciting company
  • Proven innovative approach with a proactive and positive attitude to new ideas
  • A commitment to, and belief in, the importance of being part of a team while maintaining an ability to work independently
  • A strong work ethic which includes leading by example in all aspects of professional life

In addition to the above, Tor Mark expects all its freelance staff to uphold Tor Mark’s ethos of working for and with our customers for the benefit of each business and geographical area as a whole

This role is offered on a freelance/6 month contractual basis in the first instance.