Freelance Illustrator

Location: United Kingdom, work from home
Salary: £12 per hour (as a self-employed contractor you will be responsible for your own tax)
Hours: 10 hours/week (with potential for more after 2 month trial period)
Contract: Freelance

As a illustrator for Activity Village you will help to create high quality, fun printable resources for parents, teachers and carers to enjoy with their children, all over the world.

You must have a keen interest in education and educational resources. Experience of entertaining / teaching nursery school or primary school children would be ideal.

We are looking for a versatile illustrator who can turn their hand to all sorts - for example, educational clipart, fun colouring pages and accurate historical illustrations.

Working for Activity Village allows you to be part of a small remote team, working flexible hours around your other commitments.

Core Skills:

  • Good eye for design / detail
  • Fast but accurate work
  • Versatility
  • Creativity
  • Ability to work under your own initiative


  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator and other design programs as necessary
  • Good knowledge of Activity Village content and ethos
  • Willing to do the research to create accurate illustrations
  • Ability to work with our brand

Soft Skills:

  • You must be organised and able to work to deadlines, managing your time effectively
  • We expect quality, original work
  • You should be able to cope with and enjoy remote working, and get on with the job without constant supervision. Remote working can be a challenge and it is important to think through whether it will be right for you and how you will fit it around your family and other commitments.
  • Activity Village freelancers have integrity. We don't compromise, we don't copy other people's work, and we are honest and trustworthy.

You Will Need:

  • Adobe Illustrator and other design programs as necessary
  • Good, reliable internet connection
  • Dropbox (with lots of spare storage)
  • Skype

To Apply:

Please contact us here putting "Freelance Illustrator 520C" in the subject line. Tell us a bit about yourself and what you can offer Activity Village and send us your CV and a short portfolio of your work.


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