Illustrator

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New York City, NY, United States
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powertofly approved What Datadog Has to Offer:

Datadog is the essential monitoring platform for cloud applications. They bring together data from servers, containers, databases, and third-party services to make your stack entirely observable. Datadog makes a conscious effort to ensure their employees at every level reflect the many experiences and identities of the outside world, treating everyone with fairness and without bias so they can belong, excel, and succeed together. Datadog supports the health and well-beng of their employees and families with benefits like:

  • Medical insurance
  • Parental leave
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Fertility & adoption assistance
  • Pet adoption assistance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Commuter benefits
  • Outings & events
  • Referral bonuses
  • Discretionary Paid Time Off
  • The team:

    Illustrators on the Brand Design team are responsible for creating visuals that elevate the Datadog brand. We conceptualize and execute illustrations that grab the attention of our blog readers, while maintaining a high standard within our work. We develop and contribute new ideas that help to evolve our style and grow our brand. The Brand Design team is a close-knit group that shares a passion for our craft, supported by a culture that sees illustration as an integral part of Datadog's success. As part of the Creative Marketing department, we collaborate within our team and with various other teams across the company. 

     

    The opportunity:

    We are looking for an experienced, talented illustrator with a solid understanding of brand illustration to join our growing design team. You will collaborate with a team of designers, writers, and engineers to create original pieces of artwork to bring our brand and content to life.  

    You will be responsible for translating complex technical concepts into simple, clear illustrations that communicate in clever and unexpected ways. You must be able to think conceptually and produce idea-driven illustrations and adapt to our brand illustration style. 

    This is a full-time and onsite role in our NYC office (once we return to the office).

      

    You will:

    • Collaborate with the content team to develop editorial illustrations and designs for blog posts 
    • Conceptualize, sketch, and execute detailed illustrations for internal marketing teams
    • Work to evolve and codify our brand’s illustrated visual language
    • Create various illustrated assets such as logos, icons, and wallpapers

     

    Requirements:

    • 3-5 years experience working as a professional illustrator or similar role 
    • BFA in design or illustration or relevant work experience
    • Strong portfolio that demonstrates problem solving skills and attention to detail
    • Proficiency in Illustrator and Photoshop
    • Excellent illustration, color, and composition skills
    • Energetic and enthusiastic
    • Strong organizational skills

     

    Bonus points: 

    • Experience with animation tools
    • Experience with 3D tools
    • UI design

    Datadog is a SaaS-based monitoring platform for hybrid cloud and cloud native applications, providing full visibility into the health and security of an application, from backend infrastructure to front-end user journeys to business-level performance. Our data analytics platform enables Dev, Ops, Security, and other teams across a company to easily collaborate and share information, identify and solve potential problems, accelerate business growth, and successfully complete cloud migration initiatives. 

    Mission
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