10 Great Places to Find Graphic Design JobsArticles April 21, 2008
If you are a graphic designer looking for freelance graphic design jobs or full-time graphic design jobs then you have come to the right place. Below is a list of 10 great places to find graphic design jobs. Most of these sites will also be extremely useful for other creatives such as web designers, animators and illustrators.
What if I’m not looking for a job yet?
One of the best things you can do is research jobs you might be interested in for the future. If you don’t know what is expected of you, how will you ever be able to land your dream job? Keep an eye on these sites and look around from time to time to see what jobs appeal to you.
Write down what the requirements are such as technical skills and years of experience so you can prepare yourself better. You will be surprised at how much is expected of graphic designers.
Top Ten Websites to Find Graphic Design Jobs
Corflot hosts over 80,000 graphic design portfolios and currently has over 700 job listings. Jobs are organized into a variety of design related categories. You can even subscribe to their job listing rss feed and get personalized job alerts!
The Behance job board is new, but growing fast so be sure to check their listings before the competition gets even rougher! I’ve seen some hidden gems hiding in their graphic design job board.
Authentic jobs lists hot new graphic design jobs every week, both full-time and part-time.
The AIGA’s reputation speaks for itself and its design jobs section is a great place to find some amazing job opportunities. Many large and well respected companies look for new and or experienced designers here.
Krop is one of the largest and most well known websites to find graphic design jobs. It has been around for a long time and new jobs are listed often by top agencies and design studios.
design:related showcases many great listings, including design management jobs, interactive jobs and many other design jobs requiring varying experience.
The job board over at freelance switch is another growing job listings website that has a variety of design, development, illustration and flash jobs.
Smashing Magazine a large design related blog, also has a job board with design and development jobs. The listings are organized into full-time and freelance positions for easier navigation.
Fresh Web Jobs tends to lean more towards web design related jobs, but there are jobs for graphic designers on this site and you don’t want to miss any listings!
10. Simply Hired
Simply Hired is a great site to check because it shows design job listings from many different websites. It also has filter options so you can easily weed out listings that do not appeal to you.
Whats Your Dream Job?
I would love to know what all of you aspire to be or do. Do you want to be an art director for a large company or maybe you would prefer to freelance and or run your own design studio? Whatever it is lets hear about it in the comments below!