This could be the worst graphic design job ad ever (and we can't help but love it)

At first glance, it looks like the epitome of abominable graphic design. Comic Sans? Check. Clashing colours? Yep. The unmistakeable essence of Microsoft Paint? Without a doubt. It all adds together to create what's possibly both the worst and best job ad of all time.

Shared on Reddit this week, The City of Los Angeles' 'Graphics Designer' job ad shows exactly why the council needs a graphic designer. The hilariously shoddy ad takes several famous tropes of bad graphic design and slaps them together in a veritable smorgasbord of poor taste. Whoever made it clearly hasn't been within a country mile of our Photoshop tutorials

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.