Gerbil Meets Mouse Publishing is a brand-new children's book publishing company located in Barrie, Ontario. The publishing house is looking for dynamic and motivated illustrator(s) to join our growing team of artists.
The illustrator will be responsible for taking on selected book projects completing interior illustrations. We are not necessarily looking for college or university graduates in this field, but rather individuals with artistic talent that stand out.
Follow the storyline and basic guidelines from the publisher in regards to illustrations that are expected.
Provide proofs and sketches to publisher prior to completing final piece.
Day-to-day communication with the publisher to ensure project is being completed in a timely manner.
Produce whole-page and small illustrations.
Must agree to consistent medium for all illustrations; to be discussed with publisher. Graphic illustrations are not likely to be considered.
Complete project on a deadline pre-determined.
Strong individual who is willing to work independently.
Must provide own artistic mediums and materials.
Own transportation to-and-from meetings with the publisher.
Must have own work space.
Detail-oriented and outgoing.
Compensation will be provided in the form of a pre-determined royalty that is above industry standard.
Please send the following in .PDF format via email:
- Please send a cover letter (indicating your work experience, style and interest in working with us).
- Include 3-5 samples of your artwork
- Resume is not required but may be helpful.
- Any websites or previously completed porfolio pieces.