by Gian Bautista . November 24th, 2014
[This post was originally published on April 21, 2008]
Listed below are 10 great platforms where you may find your first or next graphic design job. These websites are also quite helpful for creatives from another field in the industry such as web design, animation, and illustration.
In this platform, you may view and search over 2,000 creative company profiles. Job listings are filtered by specialty and job level categories.
Behance is the leading portfolio platform where designers can both showcase and discover creative work. Hidden gems are also concealed in their creative job board.
3. Authentic Jobs
The job board for web professionals. This platform has helped creative professionals find work at huge companies such as Apple, Facebook, ESPN, and The New York Times.
4. AIGA Design Jobs
As I was writing this post, there are 343 available creative employment opportunities in this platform. AIGA Design Jobs has successfully matched creatives with over 10,000 jobs from colossal companies across the US like Amazon, Bloomberg, Facebook, IDEO, MTV Networks, and Nokia.
Like Behance, Krop offers a creative industry job board and is also a portfolio hosting website. This platform is used by creatives at all experience levels, and the world’s most esteemed brands.
Dribbble is a platform for creatives to share screenshots of their work, process, and projects. This website has also become the go-to platform for exploring and connecting with creatives all over the world.
7. Design Observer
Job postings in this platform are instantly distributed across famous design websites that make up their Design Employment Network like Coroflot, PSFK, and CreativePro.
8. Smashing Jobs
This website is featured in Smashing Magazine that has more than 4 million monthly users and is one of the most successful magazine for creative professionals. It is trusted by a diverse set of companies such as Amazon, Mercedes, MTV, and Lonely Planet.
9. Creative Hotlist
Creative Hotlist is a dedicated job board website that allows users to create an account wherein they can upload their resumes and use it to apply for jobs. Most job listings are by design agencies spread across the states.
10. Simply Hired
6M open jobs in 974 official occupations in the US by 228K unique employers. Simply Hired displays graphic design-related job listings from various websites. It also has filter options so you can easily weed out listings that do not appeal to you.
There is a number of other online platforms where you may find graphic design jobs. If you have something in mind that should be on the list, feel free to share them through the comments box below! Have a nice exploring everyone!
Gian (@gpbbautista) is a 20 year-old multimedia designer from Manila, Philippines. He specializes in graphic design, illustration, photography and interactive authoring. See his works on Behance or Tumblr.