2D Cartoon Artist / Graphic Illustrator (no Finnish required)

Salary €2,000 - €3,000

RENS's mission is to empower the next generation of world changers; those who break boundaries, follow their dreams and make a huge impact on generations after them. Come join us on our journey to create the first ever #CoffeeSneaker! We're looking for a 2D Cartoon Artist / Graphic Illustrator. If you would like to be a part of history and help build the Nordics' first sustainable sneaker brand, this job is for you.

What we are looking for

We’re looking for a 2D Cartoon Artist / Graphic Illustrator to grow our brand together with the creative team. The 2D Cartoon Artist / Graphic Illustrator will be in charge of creative visual materials on a project basis. The right candidate has a creative mindset, strong foundation in Adobe Creative Suite.

What you will do

  • Develop 2D concepts and designs for new products (characters and fashion assets)

  • Manage documentation of both new and revised designs.

  • Develop primary sketches and models for final selection of product designs.

  • Present designs to clients and internal teams clearly.

  • Work on mockups, layouts, graphics and illustration in correspondence with business development

  • Support the marketing team with banners, posters, ads, printable materials

  • Evaluate the visual materials and brand identity and make suggestions for further improvements and developments

  • Communicate the brand value through graphics and other visual materials

The ideal candidate has:

  • Ideally academic background in Arts.

  • A strong portfolio of previous work and completed projects.

  • At least 2 years of experience with relevant skills

  • Advance level in 2D hand-drawing, digital painting, design, illustration.

  • Good ability to adapt to different art styles (cartoon, manga, realist, semi-realist, 3D look)

  • Excellent creativity and artistic skills.

  • Excellent time management skills.

  • Experience working in the game industry would be appreciated.

  • Fluency in English

It’s good that you also have

  • Experience or knowledge in eCommerce, fashion

  • Knowledge or interest in web3 (blockchain, crypto, NFTs, etc.)

What we can offer

  • A unique and global business opportunity

  • Highly competitive compensation package

  • A chance to build the world's 1st Multiverse Sustainable Brand

  • Rare collaborations with celebrities and influencers all around the world

  • Valuable professional experience in the unique intersection of International Trade, E-Commerce, Blockchain, Metaverse, Fashion, and Cleantech

  • Opportunity to grow your career and improve professional/ interpersonal skills

  • A beautiful and spacious storefront office in the center of Helsinki, Finland.

  • International, creative, and “super cool” co-workers

  • Endless coffee (duh!)


  • Please kindly submit your application through The Hub. We do not process applications submitted through our emails.

  • We process applications as soon as we receive them. The position will be filled as soon as a suitable applicant is found.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Rens has always stood as a company of inclusion and diversity. We know that a plurality of perspectives, lifestyles, and backgrounds makes us better as a company and better for the world around us. Rens is a work environment free of discrimination or harassment of any kind. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Rens is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

For more information or questions please contact us at works@rensoriginal.com

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Pension plan
Pension plan

We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

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Working at
Rens Original

At Rens, we’re building a new footwear generation made from the world’s most advanced technologies and sustainable materials. Like all of us living in the era of fast-fashion, we too are frustrated with the insane amount of waste produced by the fashion industry. We believe that by combining sustainable materials with technology and style, we can create the world’s best sneaker, without wasting precious resources from Mother Nature. Learn more about us here https://rensoriginal.com/

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