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DESIGNER

Mental Canvas, Inc. is a computer graphics technology startup. Our mission is to enhance visual communication by computers by fundamentally elevating the way people draw. We’re building a team that thinks creatively and embraces innovation.

Mental Canvas is a transformative software platform that combines the ease and fluidity of conventional 2D sketching with expansive capabilities. For visual thinkers who sketch to explore new ideas, communicate new concepts, create new knowledge, or design new products, the Mental Canvas authoring system picks up where pencil and paper leave off. The content, or spatial drawings™ created using Mental Canvas represents a new interactive media type for use in journalism, books, movies, games and more. Similar to what the word processor has done for text, or Photoshop has done for photography, Mental Canvas reimagines the sketch, imbuing it with entirely new capabilities, bringing it fully into the computer age.


Responsibilities:

Design and produce content using Mental Canvas’ software for current and prospective clients in a variety of industries, including film, advertising, architecture, industrial design, education, and journalism. Give demonstrations of new software features to current customers. Liaise with customers by phone and email. Polish and deliver content ranging from animations to marketing materials. Support the product team through software testing. Manage social media accounts.

Requirements:

  • Strong spatial reasoning and creative problem solving skills
  • Comfortable with a wide range of 2D and 3D software and demonstrated proficiency in leading software
  • Lead live product demos
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Adept in customer-facing interactions
  • Manage social media accounts across major platforms
  • Freehand sketching skills a plus

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA, BS, or BFA
  • Liberal Arts, Architecture or Engineering degree w/ design background
  • Portfolio showing an emphasis on drawing and sketching
  • Basic photo and video editing abilities
  • Previous design and/or production work experience (internships included)
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage a diverse array of projects

Opportunity to play a key role in shaping and further developing the Mental Canvas platform alongside leading graphics researchers and practitioners.

Compensation package includes base salary, full benefits package, and stock options.

Submit link to online portfolio and resume to jobs@mentalcanvas.com with “Principal Designer and Concept Artist” in the subject line.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

New York, NY