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The creative industries are thriving, however, in such a competitive market, landing that dream job has never been more challenging. The good news is there are plenty of amazing design jobs up for grabs – and we've got details of them right here. 

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 jobs from around the globe, and provide a comprehensive resource for posting roles. As we type, there are approximately 16,000 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...

US Job of the week

Nike Global Digital Content Producer

  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Salary: DOE

If you are a storyteller who is innovative and creative then you need to take a look at this exciting role at Converse. You need to be able to work alongside a cross-section of different stakeholders, manage agency relations, vendors and merchandising teams (among other duties). You also need to deliver great ways to tell the Converse story. Converse is a brand that's synonymous with doing things differently so this is an opportunity for someone that can convey its story using their own ideas, as well as those from others. Four to seven years of digital commerce or content experience is required, as well as a Bachelors Degree in marketing, business sales or a similar field. You must be used to successfully juggling numerous projects, frequently seasonally adjusted and updated.

UK Job of the week

Digital Graphic Designer

  • Location: Norwich, UK
  • Salary: £25,000-£30,000 + benefits

A tech business that is expanding quickly is looking for someone to join its new marketing department to create cutting-edge marketing collateral, infographics, web pages and microsites. The ideal candidate, utilising their strong experience in Adobe CC, will work closely with the Marketing Manager to deliver internal and external marketing work, following their guidelines and delivering pixel-perfect design work. The candidate will have a passion for UX/UI and enjoy a busy working environment. If this sounds like you and you live in the Norfolk area, this could be your ideal role. 

UK jobs

Illustrator for The Royal Mint

  • Location: Pontyclun, CF72
  • Salary: £25,000-36,500+ (DOE)

The Royal Mint group is one of the UK's oldest and most respected organisations. It has a unique and exciting opportunity for a highly talented and experienced Illustrator to join its award-winning coin design team. As an Illustrator, you will be responsible for creating coins, medals and associated products from initial concepts through to prototype samples for commemorative, circulation and medal products. If you want your work to be seen by a global audience, don't miss this great opportunity. Apply today.

Senior Digital Art Director – Conceptual Role

  • Location: City of London, EC2
  • Salary: £50,000-£70,000 + benefits

Experienced and extremely talented Senior Digital Designer/Digital Art Director wanted to join a growing agency. You need to have conceptual ideas and impeccable digital execution to be right for this role.

Video and Motion Graphic Designer with 3D

  • Location: Wallingford, Oxford
  • Salary: £30,000-£40,000 plus £2,000 bonus + great benefits

This successful and easygoing agency requires a Graphic Designer whose experience is firmly immersed in video and motion production. If you have a great eye for design and are experienced in using Adobe Creative Suite, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Audition, and 4D such as Cinema 4D or 3D Studio Max, you can conceptualise and see your ideas right through to execution then the company wants to hear from you.

Creative Studio Manager

  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • Salary: £35000-£40000

A well respected creative consultancy is looking for a Design Studio Manager who can work with global clients, contributing to the briefing and distribution workload with the in house designers and freelancers. You'll manage the various project deadlines and worksheets, liasing with the clients to take on new briefs and update on current projects across POS packaging, brand development, illustration and other areas. This is also a role which will encompass project scheduling, budgeting and efficiencies so it will require previous experience in these areas as well as loads of positivity and organisational nous.

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.

Senior Video Editor and 2D Animator

  • Location: Ringwood, Hampshire
  • Salary: Competitive Package that DOE

Rich Interactive requires a video editor and animator with a flare for design assets that can sell customer stories. With more than five years experience telling stories through video, you will possess ambition, a grasp of industry developments and trends, be able to quickly interpret a brief and demonstrate an understanding of a client's objectives. If you can manage and innovate on new projects, and you have a great grasp of an agency's commercial priorities, it will be an advantage to your application.

Art Consultant – cruise ships

  • Location: London, UK
  • Salary: £18,000-£35,000

This world-famous Fine Art company is recruiting for talented sales people who want a new challenge in a different area of sales. This is a chance to build a career on a cruise ship. Due to massive success, the business is expanding and it wants a talented Art Consultant to join the team. You will need a polished appearance and excellent English language skills.

VFX Motion Graphics Artist

  • Location: Aldersgate, London
  • Salary: Up to £42,000

This is an opportunity for experienced Motion Graphics Artist to join a specialist Post Production house working with some amazing global brands. You will use your advanced motion graphics skills to drive and deliver creative post-production and edit solutions. You will also engage in the ongoing development of the company's video production offering.

Graphic Designer/3D Modelling/AutoCad

  • Location: Leeds, UK
  • Salary: £15000-£25000 plus benefits

Calling all golf fanatics, this is the role for you. A Graphic Designer/3D Modelling/AutoCad is wanted to work within a 3D visualisations department in Leeds. You would need to survey golf courses throughout the UK, Ireland and Germany if required (training provided), and produce accurate 2D artwork of the layout of the golf course with the aid of aerial imagery. You will also need to 3D model the course layout, clubhouse and furniture i.e. trees, shrubs, flowers, features. In addition, you would need to maintain and build relationships with golf course managers and secretaries. As an added incentive, you will have access to free golf all over the UK and Ireland... but you don't need to be interested in golf for this role.

Digital Marketing Manager

  • Location: London, UK
  • Salary: Up to £45,000 

A Digital Marketing Manager is needed to join an established information management company, based in Central London. This role takes responsibility for management of all online organic and paid activities. You will be required to manage the day-to-day performance of PPC and Marketing agencies to deliver campaigns that overachieve against company targets. Reporting into the Marketing Manager, your role will be to focus on the digital platforms while pushing for growth of their products and services.

Creative Director

  • Location: London, UK
  • Salary: £60,000-£80,000

One of London's leading retail design agencies is looking for a Creative Director who can bring a new approach and creative insight to the team. The ideal candidate will have the ability to see the potential in every brief, so that they can develop beautiful and functional concepts, mood boards, plus a design that the design team can take forward. 

The ability to supervise a busy and talented design team is a must. Experience working in the field of retail interiors, furniture, product packaging, experiential concept design, events and brand design is an advantage.

Senior Digital Art Director

  • Location: City of London, UK
  • Salary: £50,000-£70,000

A creative and design agency is searching for an experienced and extremely talented Senior Digital Designer/Digital Art Director. The ideal candidate will be able to bring an energetic approach and creative flair, as well as some unique conceptual ideas. You will be working across a variety of markets including finance, tech, aerospace and automotive, with the goal of producing innovative and creative campaigns that work across multiple marketing channels. 

This role is suited to a conceptual Art Director with a background in digital design who is able to work within a conceptual design team to formulate design ideas and carry them through to execution. Ideally you will have worked in conceptual roles within an agency, with some B2B Digital experience.

Internship: Digital Content Writer

  • Location: Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire 
  • Salary: £15,000-£16,000 

This internship would suit a sandwich-year student or recent graduate who is seeking a career in media and content creation. The Digital Content Writer will support the Digital Communications team by writing content with a view to maximising sales, conversion and digital participation. You will be expected to use a variety of content types to create an engaging and informative experience, and to guide customers to research and buy the right products from our digital channels.

Client Services Director

  • Location: Bristol, UK
  • Salary: £60,000-£70,000 plus bonus and package

This design agency are looking for a CSD with previous experience at a larger design agency, and someone who is keen to challenge themselves at one of the most recognised design agencies outside of London. The CSD could also currently be working as a Group Account Director. The right candidate will be keen to inspire the team and have great skill at working with global clients, preferably FMCG or branding and packaging brands. 

The candidate could also have experience working within ad agencies  or integrated marketing agencies, but above all really enjoy leading teams, with an appetite for getting things done. 

Leading a team of 9-10 people, you will oversee over four million pounds worth of business, and you will have the confidence to jump on a plane to meet the client and ask for more business. An excellent salary and package is on offer so apply now for your next big challenge.

2D Artist – Game Development

  • Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (DOE)

An exciting AAA games development house is on the lookout for a standout artist who specialises in 2D, and can demonstrate a wide range of styles. They should be able to complete work on UI look and feel, marketing production and assist with concept art when required.

US jobs

Lead/Senior VFX Artist

  • Location: Huntsville, AL
  • Salary: DOE

Destruction, explosions, and weapons effects experts needed. SAIC is looking for Lead/Senior VFX artists to join its tight knit team developing extraordinary games and interactive stories for the Army Game Studio. Working with a team of technical and animation experts tackling the challenge of creating amazing destructive content, the Lead VFX Artist must be creative, talented and motivated. They must also have AAA experience solving complex particles, physics, and animation scenarios. If this is you, blow them away and apply today.

(NASA) Web Developer, Open MCT, Lunar Rover Mission Operations and Ground Dat

  • Location: Mountain View, CA
  • Salary: DOE

What a role! Would you like to contribute to the planning of the next Lunar Polar Surface landings working for NASA in Silicon Valley? This is a role for an experienced open source next gen software developer who will be writing code to support the lunar efforts, adding capability to a code base for Nasa's interplanetary and Earth observing spacecraft. Clearly a role for a developer who has a passion for space colonisation.

Front End Web Developer – Entry/Mid-Level

  • Location: Fort Meade, MD
  • Salary: DOE

The National Security Agency is on the hunt for a problem-solving computer science professional with front end developer experience – is this you? The ideal individual will be excited by creating new standards in information transformation and motivated by the development of new tech, as well as constantly innovating. They will be results-driven, detail-oriented, a self-starter, adaptable and able to work with lots of different types of people.

Motion Graphics/CGI Artist

  • Location: Addison, TX
  • Salary: DOE

Fancy turning your creative mind in motion and CGI to the cosmetics industry? You will create high-quality CG images and video, develop concepts, create new assets whilst working alongside the Creative Directors. You'll create a host of social and print ads. Hopefully you will be an advanced user of Cinema 4D modelling, animation and photo-real rendering.

Java Web Developer

  • Location: Newbury, UK
  • Salary: £30,000-£35,000 

A Newbury-based software house is expanding and requires a Java Web Developer with J2EE, HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap and jQuery experience to work on a product launch.

3D Art Generalist – Unity

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Salary: DOE

MLB Advanced Media are immediately looking for a 3D Art Generalist able to work on a range of projects. These will include game products, 3D graphic techniques, such as poly modelling (Maya and ZBrush), natural and architectural environments. You will also need to be able to conceptualise new projects and see them through to execution. You should have more than three years experience in the video games industry on console or mobile AAA, with one shipped product as a 3D Artist. Other experience will include more than two years on Unity or other AAA engines, rigging, skinning and animation setups. This is a great opportunity to work with some of the best minds in the industry.

Senior Character Artist

  • Location: Cary, NC
  • Salary: DOE

Epic Games is searching for an experienced Character Artist to work alongside the art team, developing heroes and enemies for the smash hit game Fortnite. The ideal candidate will be skilled in creating believable and lifelike characters in low-poly and high-poly models, as well as textures. You will be highly innovative and forward thinking, and have the ability to help push the team to refine technical pipelines. You will have strong organic modelling skills and possess an in-depth knowledge of the human form and anatomy. This is an amazing chance to work for a hugely successful company. Apply now.

Digital Content Intern

  • Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Salary: Summer internship

The Baltimore Orioles is looking for summer interns. It wants individuals with a passion for digital content creation. This is a great opportunity to earn college credits while learning, and assisting the Orioles Digital Content Team. The digital content intern will support the Orioles' digital staff in creating content for social platforms and the official team website as well as video editing and production.

Art Director

  • Location: New York City, USA
  • Salary: DOE

If you are a talented and experienced Art Director, apply for this dynamic position today. This compelling role will expand your experience as an Art Director, leading a cross-functional design team. Offered on a short-term temporary basis, this role may be a great fit for candidates residing in the New York, New York area.

Graphic Designer

  • Location: Deerfield, IL
  • Salary: Competitive

Are you an expert graphic designer who has a proven track record of providing both strategic and hands-on creative solutions? If you have at least five to seven years of experience with design work in a corporate or consulting environment this could be for you. You must be able to demonstrate experience with infographics (data analysis and data visualisation), PowerPoint, visual strategy and graphics execution (in multi-media formats).

Video Editor

  • Location: Culver City, CA
  • Salary: DOE

The NFL is currently seeking a Video Editor to join its layer Social Media and NFL Social Lab team. The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of, and experience with, editing and creating video optimized for social media.

Technical Artist

  • Location: San Mateo, CA
  • Salary: DOE

Are you an experienced and talented technical artist dedicated to your craft? Do you have an eye for beauty but you also understand the technical requirements? If you naturally work well with both engineers and artists and have a deep passion for the craft of making games then this may be the role for you. This company has an empowered culture of collaboration, candid dialogue and laughter and its looking for Technical Artists to join its team. If you are looking for the opportunity to shape a new culture and team that will build the future of interactive entertainment then get in touch.

Freelance Graphic Designer

  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Salary: DOE

Rodan and Fields are looking for a freelance candidate who has the ability to design and produce under tight deadlines, and takes direction well. They will be challenged to make an impact, inspired to do more, and rewarded for their contributions.

Realtime VFX Artist

  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Salary: DOE

This is an excellent opportunity for a Realtime Artist to join renowned games company, RIOT, who created the world's most played PC game – League of Legends. You will need passion and problem-solving skills in order to provide stunning experiences for its global audience.

The role will include the design and implementation of sleek, dynamic and thrilling special effects that add deeper experiences for players. You will draw, paint, animate and model, use your wide ranging knowledge of visual effects and create new assets from classic design. Experience using Photoshop, Maya or 3DS Max is essential, as well as Unity, Unreal or similar VFX tools. 

Multimedia Intern – Colgate University

  • Location: Hamilton, New York
  • Salary: $15000 pro rata + Trudy Fitness Membership

Colgate University is looking for an intern between Aug and May. Responsibilities will include managing, directing, and troubleshooting live stream production for scheduled home events through Patriot League Network via Watch Stadium, and through ESPN+ for men and women's hockey. Assist in video board content, create, shoot and edit videos, interview athletes and students. Key qualifications are: experience using the Adobe Creative Suite, a fervent interest in athletics, a positive team player and the ability to work to deadlines.

Lead Character Artist – Blizzard Entertainment

  • Location: Irving, California
  • Salary: DOE

A new and unannounced Diablo project needs an experienced Character Artist who can create, sculpt, model and texture compelling assets using PBR pipelines. Part of a close-knit and diverse team of passionate and talented developers, you will possess a comprehensive understanding of form, colour, and light both for 2D and 3D assets. As official team leader, you must be keen to lead, direct and inspire your teammates. A minimum of five yrs in game development is required. You must be skilled at building character assets in Maya, ZBrush, Substance Designer and Photoshop.

Jobs: rest of the world

Intern: Marketing Art

  • Location: Hamburg, Germany
  • Salary: TBA (this is a paid position)

Are you an artist in training, looking for hands-on experience? If so, an internship as an artist in a marketing department is just what you are looking for. You will support a passionate marketing art team with your artistic input, learn new skills and get to work in a creative environment. InnoGames is Germany's leading developer and publisher of mobile and online games..... click for full job details. 

Mobile Front End Developer

  • Location: Amersfoort, Netherlands
  • Salary: DOE

A Mobile Front End Developer is urgently required for a long-term role to find technical solutions to UI/UX problems working alongside colleagues from various sides of the business. You will scenario-test your ideas and implement links to REST APIs from your own team and those from other departments across IOS and Android. Are you experienced in GIT, Microsoft Azure, Protractor, HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, Angular and/or Typescript and potentially with C#, Zamarin, TFS/VSTS? If so get in contact ASAP.

UI/UX Designer (m/f/d)

  • Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Salary: DOE

Are you a UI/UX Designer who has the ability to solve complex UI problems plus draft, design and optimise user experiences without compromising on beautiful design? This could be the role for you. If you're experienced in consumer design or SAAS apps (web & mobile), skilled at delivering prototyping iterations to communicate your ideas, have worked with Sketch, Invision or Zeplin and can speak both German and English then this Berlin-based business would love to hear from you.

iOS Developer

  • Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Salary: DOE plus benefits

Do you have a degree in informatics or similar? Do you have several years of experience in iOS development? Do you have good knowledge of Swift and Objective-C? A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work for FREE NOW, where they write clean code using the latest technologies (Swift, Rx, MVVM, Redux). The company's developers and QAs are part of the same team and they are constantly learning from their colleagues (even if they own an Android). Apply today.

Graphic Designer

  • Location: Goppingen, Germany
  • Salary: DOE

Teamviewer, the cloud-based technologies business, is looking for a Graphic Designer that can conceive and implement all-encompassing innovative digital campaigns following the templates and branding guidelines. You will be creating interesting campaigns across websites, microsites and the landing pages as well as banners and newsletters. You will need to be confident in Adobe CC, production of print products and have a good working knowledge of typography. Be part of a great and culturally diverse team with great work-life balance.

Lovedesignjobs and Creative Bloq

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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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