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Welcome to our design jobs board, in association with LoveDesignJobs. Right now, the creative industries are thriving, which means there's opportunity a-plenty. Right now we've got thousands of design jobs up for grabs – you just need to apply. 

The hottest design jobs in August 2019

Whether you want to elevate your career in web design, move up the graphic design ladder or get your first internship, we've teamed up with Lovedesignjobs to bring you the most sought-after design jobs from around the globe, and provide a comprehensive resource for posting roles. As we type, there are approximately 12,000 creative jobs live on our jobs board, so you're guaranteed to find something of interest. 

If you're looking for discipline-specific roles, head over to our dedicated graphic design jobs, web design jobs, or art jobs posts, where you'll find details of all the best opportunities from around the globe. 

Otherwise, read on to discover the hottest international design jobs this week...

UK Job of the week

Java Developer – Leading FinTech FX

  • Location: Moorgate, City of London
  • Salary: Salary up to £85k plus bonus and benefits

A leading Broker-Neutral Trading FinTech is actively seeking a Java Developer (Core Java, with Scala, React & more). You will be joining a Trade Analytics team, working to help traders' performance. You'll also be delivering software, using agile methodologies, following modern practices such as TDD, code reviews and refactoring.

US Job of the week

Senior VFX Artist 

  • Location: Irvine, CA
  • Salary: DOE

The minions of Hell are growing stronger... This is a fantastic opportunity to work on a new Diablo project. This skilled Senior VFX Artist will be working with 3D packages, in-game FX systems to create a wide range of VFX (fire, smoke, magic, electricity, explosions) and should have a general understanding of good game play communication.

UK jobs

Art Director

  • Location: London, UK
  • Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum

An award winning experiential agency that specialises in the B2B tech and retail sectors is looking for a Senior Art Director to work independently to create strong, strategic activation ideas. The right candidate will then develop them into fully working responses across multiple channels, from events and experiential to shopper and digital.

Technical Illustrator

  • Location: Cardiff, South Wales
  • Salary: Lucrative

This employer has a strong track record producing technical documentation for the MOD and currently has several major projects on the go. It is currently looking to recruit a technical illustrator on a lucrative four month contract basis.

Graduate Graphic Design Assistant

  • Location: Purfleet, Borough of Thurrock
  • Salary: £18000 - £20000 + benefits

Graduate Graphic Design Assistant  needed by industry leading, progressive firm to design and produce marketing & operational materials in print and digitally, design and produce press adverts, and deliver creative concepts. (Due to location, you must be able to drive).

Social Media and Digital Marketing Intern

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £16,000 - £18,000 per year and Champagne Fridays

TeacherActive has an exciting opportunity for a Social Media and Digital Marketing Intern to join the company, working in a supportive, friendly, fun environment that's focused on your success. You will be involved in defining, designing, building and implementing digital campaigns across a variety of online and social media platforms to drive candidate attraction and brand awareness. You will oversee the digital marketing strategy including graphic design and e-communications.

Java Developer - Revolutionising the Oyster Card System

  • Location: Bermondsey, South East London (SE1)
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, health, pension

Join a prestigious software company who is a leader within the rail ticketing solutions sector, the creator of London's Oyster card system. It is looking for a Java Developer who can help impact the daily lives of millions of travellers by building multi-tier web applications on greenfield projects, where you'll develop across the full development life cycle. You'll use Java, JavaEE and JavaScript to design and build web services that manage interaction with external systems and are deployed onto AWS.

Front End Developer

  • Location: Tinkers Cross, Fordingbridge (SP6), Bournemouth
  • Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + benefits

A highly skilled, diverse team is expanding and looking to hire an experienced Front End Web Developer. If you wish to join a team of specialists in web development, creating websites and digital platforms to a high standard and getting the best out of modern web development, apply today.

Graphic Designer/Web Administrator

  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £25000 - £30000 

Do have experience in working for an eCommerce company or online retailer? Do you have strong front-end web development knowledge/ experience? As the Graphic Designer and Web Administrator, you will be required to be creative whilst looking at improving content online to ensure effective merchandising. You'll also be designing marketing campaigns.

Illustrator

  • Location: London, UK
  • Salary: DOE

This is an innovative and expanding start up that aims to revolutionise the world of wine through the creation of amazing content. It is is looking for a talented Illustrator who has bags of creativity. The role will involve creating amazing illustration and graphic design content that will be shared far and wide across digital and print platforms. It's an opportunity to make a huge impact on the overall creative direction and design output of the business.

Animation, Motion Graphics Designer

  • Location: Nottingham, UK
  • Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 

Are you an experienced motion graphics designer who's ready for their next creative challenge? Do you have a real passion for animation and are looking to establish your role as a creative leader in a thriving business? Our client needs a designer who is accomplished as an all 'rounder'. If you are someone who can take the lead in motion graphics and digital design projects, as well as work with designers to create compelling user journeys and stories, apply today.

Freelance Art Director

  • Location: London, UK
  • Salary: Up to £350 per day

One of Europe's leading agencies is looking for a freelance Art Director to join its team during the run up to Christmas. This is a busy period for agencies, with fresh briefs pouring in from clients and new pitches to be won. A three month contract, starting ASAP across a variety of briefs and clients , this is a great opportunity to work with an award winning team, get some heavyweight material for your portfolio, and get in with an agency that provides regular freelance work.

Senior Producer – Creative Film Production Company

  • Location: London, UK
  • Salary: £60,000

A small, full-service production company is looking for a Senior Producer at management level who has film production in their veins. It needs a Senior Producer to manage the entire workflow of the company – as both hands-on Producer and manager of the team. Working directly with the Executive Producer, you will need to craft our large director-led prestige projects as well as making sure our smaller films have the same attention to quality. A truly pivotal role in an exciting production company.

Entry Level Motion Graphics Designer

  • Location: London, UK
  • Salary: £17,500 - £20,000

An international creative agency specialising in the film and television industry (trailers, TV spots, promos) is currently looking for a Junior Motion Graphics Designer to join the team in an entry-level role. This is a stunning role for somebody with a passion for film/TV. This person should be self-motivated and able to demonstrate strong, detail-oriented design and technical sensibility, especially for typography, as well as solid proficiency when using After Effects. You will be working in the graphic design team, creating title graphics and other graphical elements for film trailers, digital and TV spots, promos and company showreels. A solid knowledge of Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign is essential, and a knowledge of Cinema 4D will be a plus.

Web Designer/Digital Marketing Executive

  • Location: Peterborough, UK
  • Salary: £21,000 - £24,000

LeadTec is a growing Managed Service Provider supporting customers locally and in the London area and it is currently looking for an enthusiastic Web Designer/Digital Marketing Executive. This role will be dedicated to developing the LeadTec brand to help raise awareness of the company profile and their existing website. 

The position will be split between website design, graphic design, coding and SEO optimisation as well as content writing and social media management. You will be a key member of the LeadTec team responsible for creating focused and targeted content for our existing products and services to help drive enquiries through digital marketing. This role is very demanding and would suit someone wanting to grow and develop their skills within a successful growing business. Self-motivation as well as contributing as a team member are also crucial for the successful candidate.

Junior to Midweight Creative

  • Location: Marlow, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £22,000 - £28,000

A Junior Midweight Creative with design experience is required by The Like Minded, to join its exciting studio in Marlow. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of commercial experience with the Adobe suite for design & animation. This is a great opportunity in the business, as you will bring messaging to life with strong design communication and animation that will delight our clients. Like Minded is obsessed with being the best in everything we do and it seeks someone with equal passion and drive. You'll need to have experience in Adobe After Effects, use of shortcuts, plugins & advanced technique, be confident in Illustrator producing standout illustration and familiar with Animate. Experience in Cinema 4D would be an advantage.

Illustrator

  • Location: Newquay, Cornwall
  • Salary: DOE

Experienced and creative Illustrator wanted to join an exciting and expanding team in the Newquay area. This is a full time opportunity to start ASAP for the right candidate. Responsible for all illustration requirements, you will be the go-to person for all aspects of brand development. Candidates must have technical knowledge and experience in illustrator and Photoshop.

Digital Motion Graphics Animator/Artist

  • Location: Glasgow, UK
  • Salary: £30,000 - £40,000

Are you an experienced Digital Motion Designer and Animator who can design and develop engaging, high-quality graphical content and animations? A rapidly growing company, based in Glasgow, UK who produces cutting edge online learning is looking for a designers with that creative edge. If you have a minimum of four years' experience in a motion design role, you are proficient in the use of Adobe Suite Applications and process excellent 2D skills then don’t delay, apply now.

Web Designer/Web Developer Apprentice

  • Location: Billericay, Essex
  • Salary: £11,500

Bird Marketing is an award winning Web Design agency based within the heart of Billericay, Essex. It specialises in Web Design, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and Google Adwords (PPC) and it is looking for an enthusiastic Web Designer/Developer to join its expanding Digital Production team. This role offers the right candidate a fantastic opportunity to cement their place within a great team and enhance their skills within an award-winning creative agency.

Graphic Designer/Animator/Illustrator

  • Location: Weedon Bec, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £175 - £200 per day

A leading digital services company based in Northamptonshire, working in the the e-learning sector, is looking for a Graphic Design Artist/Illustrator with previous experience of using Adobe After Effects/Illustrator/Premiere to help develop new and exciting products. The successful candidate will have an exceptional understanding of animation principles, be creative and have an eye for detail. They will also be able to transfer minimal briefs into storyboards and finished animations. This is an initial 6 month contract with the potential to turn into a permanent position.

Intern: Multimedia Assistant 

  • Location: Colwick, Nottingham
  • Salary: £8.21 per hour (could become a permanent role in 2020)

Are you a recent marketing graduate who is passionate about graphic design and video content creation? Are you driven to produce engaging output, have experience of video and artwork capturing, editing and production and can manage a project from inception to delivery? An internship for a Multimedia Assistant has become available which may lead to a permanent role in 2020. This could be the start of your career. Apply today.

US jobs

Programmer – Web Developer

  • Location: West Chester, PA
  • Salary: $80,000 - $120,000

You will be actively involved in the complete software development cycle. You'll also be expected to work as a liaison between IT and other parts of the organization to help meet common business goals and champion new technologies across departments. More details will be available after an initial call. Security Clearance will be needed - therefore, only US citizens can be considered.

Junior Art Director/Graphic Designer

  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Salary: $35,000 to $45,000

Amazing opportunity for an experienced Art Director looking to contribute their talent, by becoming an integral part of a team at a company in the drinks and beverages field. Put your skills to the test in this invigorating role of art directing a cross-functional design team.

Motion Graphics Artist

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Salary: DOE

This role is to support the video and design team at fitness company Pelaton, by creating custom motion graphics when required. It runs the range from email campaigns through to elements for national tv commercial spots. Being able to adapt your work to different formats is critical.

Realtime VFX Artist (contingent)

  • Location: Portland, OR
  • Salary: DOE

Realtime VFX Artist is needed by SuperGenius, located in Oregon City, Oregon, is looking for an on-site, real-time VFX artist to join its team. This VFX Artist should be able to conceptualize, present, and execute ideas within a schedule. Responsibilities include the creation of in-game VFX including character, weapon, and environmental effects. They will also be actively participating in technical and artistic problem solving, partnering with multiple disciplines to meet project-specific needs.

Associate Creative Director, Design

  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Salary: DOE

AMP Agency wants to hire an inspired Associate Creative Director, Design to join  its fast-paced, energetic, digital-focused creative team. The ideal candidate will have an impressive portfolio showing next level design skills that display unique and engaging conceptual thinking, plus a deep knowledge of the digital advertising landscape.

Production/3D Character Artist

  • Location: Redmond, WA
  • Salary: DOE

A leading company in Redmond are looking for a Production Artist who can provide quality 3D models of human faces as well as other non-human characters. You will work in close collaboration across disciplines with Engineers, Researchers, and Designers. These models may be used to teach artificial intelligence systems about emotions as well as in consumer facing situations so they will need to be high-quality models both in respect to technical quality as well as aesthetically.

Jobs: rest of the world

Content Manager (m/f/d) – Video on Demand

  • Location: Vienna, Austria
  • Salary: €42,000 + benefits

In this role, you are responsible for managing and maintaining non-linear content (VOD content, primarily fictional, such as movies & TV series) for Magenta Telekom's entertainment platform. This includes but is not limited to having a close collaboration with film studios and content providers, negotiating commercial contract components and Content picking under the terms of the contract.

Python Backend Developer – Berlin

  • Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Salary: €50,000.00 - €60,000.00 

Leading company in Berlin are looking for a Python Backend Developer with exposure to Frontend technologies like React, and a passion for crafting high quality and elegant code. This firm is a rapidly growing business who have seen over €45 million in investments and over 100 employees taken on in just a few years.

Junior Art Director

  • Location: Eschborn, Germany
  • Salary: DOE

LG Electronics is after a Junior Art Director. This is a key role where you will be responsible for a number of key projects. You will work alongside a number of stakeholders, be able to communicate your ideas and concepts, from briefing to production. You will also be able to deliver projects from creative concept to implementation of both offline and online campaigns. Responsible for advertisements, ISM, Design, Digital Marketing, Social Media, Marketing Strategy and In-Store Marketing, you will be a pivotal member of the design and creative team.

Lovedesignjobs and Creative Bloq

With demand higher than ever for creative and design professionals, we have partnered with Lovedesignjobs to provide this extensive resource for both jobseekers and recruiters.

At Lovedesignjobs, you'll find over 16,000 global design jobs live right now. Listings are updated and refreshed on a daily basis, and include our pick of the Job of the Week.

So whether you're a graduate looking for your first role, a freelancer seeking a permanent position, or an experienced creative professional hunting for your next promotion, take a look at our thousands of creative jobs, and see where your career could take you. 

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