Storyboard Artist

Remote - Los Angeles, CA

About Sketchy:

Sketchy is a revolutionary visual learning platform. We turn complex subjects into engaging visual stories that you’ll remember forever. Through a combination of art, science, and technology, our lessons help students effortlessly learn and recall information and score higher on exams.

Sketchy is used by students at every medical school in America.

90% of Sketchy medical students report higher test scores.

94% of users say studying with Sketchy saves time.

78% of users say Sketchy improves their recall speed.

300,000 students are now doctors thanks to Sketchy.

Sketchy was founded in 2013 when four medical students began creating sketched stories to help them memorize complicated viruses. Since then, Sketchy has applied the same visual learning techniques to a variety of subjects, and become a premier learning destination for students around the world.

Sketchy is a TCG (The Chernin Group) portfolio company (alongside notable brands like Headspace, Food52, Barstool Sports, and Crunchyroll) and a Reach Capital portfolio company (joining other start-ups that bring a playfulness to learning).

About the Role: 

The Storyboard Artist is an integral part of the creative team, envisioning and developing the art that is at the heart of our lessons. This role provides a unique opportunity to join a team of passionate and dedicated content creators and make a positive impact on the education of future healthcare providers. 

Location: This role is open to remote employees in select US states: California, Colorado, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, and Washington, D.C.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You’ll attend daily story sessions (“MindSmelts”) and produce storyboard/layout sketches in collaboration with creative and content leads. These sketches will be refined into final illustrations by our art team (including, at times, by you!)
  • You’ll assist the creative team with other art needs, whether that’s creating Sketchy memes for social media, polishing assets for our website, or assisting with draw-overs and art revisions
  • In parallel, you’ll work on final illustrations, taking storyboards and developing them into the art that will become the centerpiece of a Sketchy lesson

Preferred Experience:

  • 2+ years experience as a storyboarder, development artist, or similar role, or relevant degree
  • Able to multitask and manage a complex development schedule
  • Ability to collaborate with team members while coordinating with remote employees.
  • Enjoy working on a fun team in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • Passionate about learning and making a positive impact on the world

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation plan
  • Innovative, high growth, and collaborative culture
  • Flexible PTO package
  • Fun monthly team events
  • Great Benefits including Medical, dental, vision, 401k, and more

Sketchy Group LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

JOB CODE: 12/10/2021