Digital Illustrator / Designer

  • New York, NY (Remote)
  • Contract

Polywise is creating a fun, interactive way to read long-form nonfiction content on your phone in bite-sized visual sessions.

We are seeking an illustrator/designer to create vibrant and engaging vector artwork for our platform. Artwork will supplement and reinforce written content, while providing a bedrock for transitional animations and user interaction. This is an opportunity to translate fascinating nonfiction concepts into eye-catching character art and infographics and help build an aesthetic standard for such content going forward.


  • Design artwork that resonates with users and reinforces key, educative concepts
  • Create vector illustrations with an eye toward animation/interaction opportunities and organize artwork for an After Effects pipeline
  • Collaborate with Product and Creative Leads to execute fun, elegant, and informative visuals

About You:

  • Creative professional, with collaborative experience and a flexible style
  • Adobe Suite adept (motion graphics experience a plus)
  • Strong work ethic befitting a small, fast-paced, team-oriented organization.
  • Proven success developing conceptual visual ideas and innovative design solutions
  • Learning fanatic: You love learning new things and consume tons of non-fiction content - books, lectures, documentaries, courses, podcasts, wikipedia pages, fortune cookies ...

Founder Bio:

Daniel Terry has repeatedly created new content formats and business categories on mobile and is now looking to do the same for mobile nonfiction content. Daniel is the Founder & Chairman of Pocket Gems and Episode Interactive, which have reached over 250 million people and raised over $150M from Tencent and Sequoia Capital. Episode created a new format for interactive fiction on mobile and is now the #1 destination for interactive narratives in the world, with over 5 million weekly active users and over 6 million writers registered. Pocket Gems has created and been the market leader in new mobile gaming categories and has consistently developed top grossing mobile games since 2009.

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