Are you a digital Illustrator based in Latin America, looking for a freelance opportunity with a stable company based in the US? Apply to our Illustrator position!
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Freelance Illustrator

We’re looking for Freelance Illustrators who have a passion for digital drawing and can match our simpleshow styles using our guidelines.

This is a freelance position, fully remote, and paid on a per-project basis. Ideally, we'd like candidates who can work at least 20 hours per week. Our Illustrators are expected to be responsive via email and instant message Monday through Friday, 9 am - 6 pm Eastern Time.

Candidates based in Mexico are preferred, though we are open to great talent throughout all of Latin America!


  • Bachelors or Associates Degree with a concentration in Art preferred.

  • Written and verbal proficiency in English is required.

  • Traditional Art/Drawing Background.

  • Highly perceptive and talented at drawing with a keen eye for character anatomy.

  • Excellent eye for color, proportions (anatomy), and (camera) perspective.

  • Goal-oriented, self-disciplined, adherence to deadlines, and quality consciousness.

  • Must be proficient with digital drawing tablets.

  • Expert proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

  • Experience working on client projects.

  • Illustrator with character design or comic interests.

  • Creativity and consistency within a style.

  • Adaptable to different art styles, designs must meet both aesthetic and technical criteria.

  • Ability to research and accurately depict aesthetics according to the target industry.

  • Receptive to critique and can apply feedback accordingly.


  • Illustrating according to both client and company specifications.

  • Style development: brainstorming ideas, preparing sketches, and executing graphical implementation of finalized illustrations for 2D animation.

  • Work closely with the design team (Project Managers, Concept Writers, and internal Illustrators) to create images that will be used in production.

How We Support You

  • Our on-boarding process is steady and allows you to adjust to the job.

  • Open communication with the design team, they’re always available for support.

  • We like to have fun when we’re working, this pays off for you and your colleagues! As we see it, a happy you, is a productive you!

If this sounds like you, please apply by sending an email with your Resume/CV to and request copies of our Freelance Illustrator Assessments.

About Us:

simpleshow is the pioneer platform for digital products and services around explainer videos. Every day we help our customers explain their product or idea through the production of simple and concise videos.

At simpleshow, we see things differently. That’s why we’re building a diverse culture - with people who bring unique perspectives & backgrounds to the table. We like to have fun, get creative, and reward entrepreneurial thinkers.

We are a talented team that appreciates work-life balance, believes in camaraderie and growing together. A happy team is a productive team and we want all our employees to enjoy what they do, and have fun doing it!


Does this role sound like a match? Click ‘Apply Now’ and then complete the online form. From there, we will take a look at your resume and send you a copy of the Illustrator Assessment to complete.

We understand it is a time commitment to complete the tasks in the assessment and we thank you in advance for your interest. The assessment is how we identify and select who to move forward in the recruiting process and we look forward to seeing your submission!

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Fully remote

  • Employment type


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Agüero 2502
C1425 CABA Directions 786-485-3660

LATAM - Mexico de la Constitución S/N
06000 Ciudad de México Directions +1 786 485 3660

How we support you

Flexibility, creative freedom, a great team--expect that (and much more!) at simpleshow

  • You: Can share inspiration, develop yourself and make a real impact


  • Onboarding: Let our well-trained mentors and our Learning Campus guide you through the process

  • Flexibility: Is very important to us, that's why you have free working hours and can work remotely all over Germany

  • Working atmosphere: We maintain a trusting and equal working environment, with a lot of creative freedom

  • Product: A super innovative SaaS product

  • Clear structures: We have a fixed feedback system for our employees

  • Pension plan: You can invest in your future with the help of a company pension plan

  • Team events: We organize regular team and company events

  • Sports and exercise: Is very important to us, so that you have a good balance. That's why we offer you Urban-Sports-Club membership or bicycle leasing through JobRad

  • Free time: Sabbatical is not a foreign word for us

  • Salary: We pay according to performance and very fairly

  • Central location: Our office is directly at Potsdamer Platz

  • Catering: Fruit, drinks, and coffee are standard for us

  • Equality: We welcome all applicants - regardless of gender, nationality, faith, ethnic origin, age, or sexual orientation

  • International: Our team is very diverse and we have an open feedback culture where every opinion is appreciated

  • Volunteering: We support you with your working time!

  • Personal development: A steep learning curve and constant new challenges are guaranteed with us

Want to join us? Check out current open positions and apply today!

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