School of Art and Design - Northern Michigan University




Advertising Age Job Bank
Adweek - Click on the Jobs link on the top of the page.

AIGA - American Institute of Graphic Arts.

AIGA-New York
AIGA-St. Louis
Aquent - Aquent is the world's largest talent agency for Creative, Web, and Tech professionals, with offices in more than 50 cities and 10 countries. Aquent is the Official Talent Agency of the AIGA, and the Official Career Partner of - Art Career Network sees beyond "art jobs" and offers a complete resource for your living, growing visual arts career. Access to job opportunity listings, our resume database, career guidance, perspectives from visual arts professionals, and links to other sources of information is provided here.
Art Job - Whether you're looking for a new job, or just want to understand what's happening in the arts field, ArtJob is the place to find comprehensive, up-to-date national and international listings of arts employment and other opportunities in the arts. As a print publication, ArtJob is a source for professional opportunities and key information in all areas of the arts, including: Presenting, Producing, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Academic, Internships & Fellowships, Conferences, and Commissions, plus special feature columns.

Artist Resource - An artist resource for the San Francisco Bay area. Included in the various links is one for job listings.
Art Source - Job listings for digital media.
Artist Search Agency
CORE77 - Industrial Design Supersite

COROFLOT - Coroflot is dedicated to making the employment connection between designers and design businesses.
Career Path - The Career Path site has employment listings from newspapers across the country. Over one hundred thousand jobs can be searched from all forms of employment including graphics and new media. This site is worth your inspection.
Communication Arts - CA maintains an excellent job resource site. Search options have been expanded to include search by geographic region.
Creative Central - Job listings for new media, graphics, photography, and other areas. At last review job listings were for Seattle and Washington state.
Creative Freelancers - Help Wanted
DICE - Data Processing Indepenent Consultant's Exchange - A computer consulting job search and employment database.
Electronic Graphic Artists of Dallas - EGAD is a registered Apple Macintosh User Group for professional graphic artists working in the advertising, marketing communications, and graphic arts industries. This site has resources for job and freelance opportunities in graphic design.
Global Art Jobs
Graphic Arts Employment Specialists - A professional, nationwide recruiting and placement operation providing the printing, publishing, and graphic arts industries with management, editorial and production personnel.
How Magazine - Job Postings located on this well known graphics publication.
Industrial Design Network - Is now COROFLOT - Coroflot is dedicated to making the employment connection between designers and design businesses.
Jobs - Positions available in graphics, new media, www, and related areas.
Jobs - As listed on the High Five web site (HighFive appears to be gone).
Jobs Jobs Jobs - Employment listings for California (especially the Bay area). Go to the "Browse Categories" page and search "artist" and "multimedia."
MacTalent - Various positions, including art related, that require Macintosh experience.
MacTech Jobs
MacTemps - Now is a company known as Aquent.
Media Inc - This site appears to have been retired.
NationJob Network - A general job list / service.
Net-Temps - Job search and resume postings for Net related employment.
NYFA - The New York Foundation for the Arts - Click on the For Artists link then click on NYFA Classifeds and then click on Jobs in the Arts.
PINCWORKS - Part of the PINC (Printing Industries of Northern California) web site. By using their referral program, simply check which jobs you are interested in (mostly in the Bay area and Northern California) PINC will then fax your resume. Read over the informational page on how to join the PINC Referral Service.
Portfolio - Now is a company known as Aquent.
Print Jobs - Presented by Newhouse Associates, recruiting specialists for the printing and graphic arts industries.
PrintLink - PrintLink is a Graphic Arts Professional Staffing Service for senior/middle print management and all digital prepress positions. With offices in the US and Canada, PrintLink serves a regional, national, and international market.
Walt Disney Studios - Job postings for marketing, content creation, and production.


Studios rarely advertise entry level jobs for commercial photography. Most photography studios expect the traditional approach to the job search. That is, showing your portfolio or "book" in person, assuming you live in that metro area. Be sure to look at "Professional Organizations" and "Informational Resources" to assist in your search. Film and video production listings are also provided.

ASMP - American Society of Media Photographers (national link) - This is a very important professional organization for photographers. There are chapter groups of ASMP in many major cities.
Broadcast Employment Services - Includes listings for multimedia and post production.
B-Roll - Job listings for news video/photography.
Film and Television Production Jobs - From Mandy's Film and TV Production Directory - job listing for the US and the entire world.
Photographers' News Network - Various aspects of the professional photographic business are presented. (at one time a job listing page was available, but seems to be gone now)
Professional Photographers of America (PPA) - Today, PPA is the worldıs largest not-for- profit association for professional photographers, with more than 14,000 members in 64 countries. It is an association that seeks to increase its membersı business savvy as well as broaden their creative scope. It aims to advance their careers by providing them with all the tools for success.


Teaching positions from K-12 to higher education are represented. In addition, museum and related employment listings are now available online.

Academic Employment Network
American School Directory - An internet guide to all 106,000 K-12 schools.
Career Alternatives for Art Historians - Alternatives compiled by Charles M. Rosenberg.
K-12 Academic Employment Network - Job listings for K-12, higher education, teaching, and administrative. Perhaps not a long list of positions, however, all states are listed.
K-12 Education Jobs - A job list maintained by NationJob Network.
K-12 Private School Employment Network
K-12 Teacher Jobs - Teaching and administrative job listings. This site maintained by National Educators Employment Review.
Museum Employment - Chicago Art Institute - Job listings for both the museum and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (non-teaching). All types of jobs are listed from technical support to administrative.
Museum Resource Board - Job Database - An excellent listing of museum related job opportunities from around the country.
ScholarshipDB - A scholarship and research job search engine.
Teaching - Positions in academia, a list of internet references/links from the JobHunt resource.
Teaching - College Arts Association - The CAA provides a number of career development services for its members.
Teaching Jobs - Presented by Education Week. Job listings by region including positions from K-12 to higher education.
Teaching - NationJob Network - Teaching positions from K-12 to college/university with an emphasis in the the Mid West.
Teaching - Higher Ed Jobs Online - An excellent resource for those seeking teaching positions in higher education.
Teaching Positions - College/university level teaching positions as listed by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
University Positions


Most agencies work with advanced individuals seeking mid and upper level opportunities. However, some do work with entry level positions and freelancers.

Find Net Work - A new media placement agency specializing in senior-level new media opportunities. Placement opportunities in web development, project management, programming, internet and intranet design, marketing, new business development, and technology management. Their site also has tips on resumes, interviews, and more.
Graphic Arts Employment Specialists - Graphic Arts Employment Specialists provides professional, nationwide recruiting and placement services.
Graphic Resources - A national recruitment firm, specializing in printing, packaging and electronic publishing.
RitaSue Siegel Resources - A design executive search consulting firm. Positions are listed for the entire country and abroad.
RGA - Roz Goldfarb Associates - This is an agency that mostly deals with finding people for senior level jobs (design related), however, some starting/production jobs are listed. Contact with the listed employers is handled by RGA. Most of the positions are in the East (in or near New York City).
TempArt - TempArt is a Temporary Employment Agency for Ad Agencies, Graphic Design Firms and Corporate Art Departments.
Wert & Company - An international recruitment firm specializing in executive searches within the creative community. Wert & Company represents high quality candidates.


Other internet resources for the art job search.

Art Links Staffing - Provides recruiting and temporary assistance for advertising, graphics, multimedia, and publishing. clients are businesses from Los Angeles to Vancouver, with primary concentration in the San Francisco Bay Area, where their home office is located. - A very useful resource providing interent references for a career in art.


Most general employment/job sites will require a key word search such as "graphics" or "design." Use various key words if your first word search provides few listings.

The Art Career Project
American Jobs
America's Job Bank
Career Path - The Career Path site has employment listings from newspapers across the country. Over one hundred thousand jobs can be searched from all forms of employment. This site is worth your inspection.
Do-It-Yourself Outplacement
Modern Methods for Finding a New Job
First Steps in the Hunt
HotJobs - A mega job resource with seach capability.
International Salary Calculator - (Not a job site) - Use this online calculator to compare the cost of living in hundreds of U.S. and international cities. If you are looking to change your job and location, this may indicate what will happen with the related cost of living expenses.
Job Application Center - Rather than list jobs, this lists how, when, and where to apply directly to companies. The companion site is the Job Application Guide.
Job Campaigning Resources - A long list of internet resources for career and job information.
Job Hunt Resources - A very long list of internet resources for job searching.
Job Hunters Resources
Minnesota WorkWear - A general job posting site with some graphic design position listings. - A general job posting site with additional information about resumes and job searching. Be sure to look at their thought provoking commercial "The Road Not Taken."
New York City Employment, Careers, Jobs, and Resources - A huge list of internet resources for New York and the entire country.
Online Career Center Job Search
Other Meta-Lists - Career Links
Recruiting Agencies - A very long list of employment recruiting agencies.


"Network Design" and "RecruitMedia" are UK sites for art/design employment listings. Other sites will likely require a "key" word search. Research any work restrictions that might exist for the country of interest and your citizenship situation.

Adzuna - Lists approximately 4,000 vacancies in Art & Design in the UK.
Agency Central UK - Spanning over 40 industries, Agency Central allows complete flexibility when looking for a job. View links to over 2,000,000 live vacancies or search our unique database of recruitment agencies based on your individual skills. Additional features include a Secure CV Database, Industry Bodies, Media Sources and Career Advice.
Asia Net
Career China
CareerMosaic UK - The United Kingdom's comprehensive employment site for hot job opportunities featuring a showcase of UK and international employers.
Hong Kong Jobs
JobServe - Search for jobs in the UK. Type in a key word such as "graphics" or "photoshop" for the job search.
JobSite UK - Use a key word search, such as "web' or "graphics."
MAYA International - Maya International is one of London's leading Internet and New Media Recruitment consultanies. Our site offers the entire breadth and depth of Internet and New Media jobs and has a comprehensive database of key links for the Internet and New Media professional.
Network Design - Placement services for graphic design, interior design, design management, architecture, and product design positions. Located in London, most of the positions are in the United Kingdom.
RecruitMedia - Design, electronic imaging, and new media related jobs in the UK.

Stages-Emplois - Full job search board for France including many internships (1 to 12 month).