MP Arts

Illustration Agent

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight, Junior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 06 July 2018
Website: mp-arts.co.uk
Twitter: @mpartssoho
Job Listing Added: 23 May 2018

An exciting opportunity has opened up within MP Arts - we're currently looking for a talented agent to join our thriving illustration division, to work across advertising, editorial, animation and everything else in between!


Key Responsibilities/Skills
• Managing commercial projects across advertising/editorial and the associated paper work (estimating and invoicing).
• Seeking out new opportunities across advertising/editorial whilst maintaining existing relationships across both sectors.
• Maintaining printed portfolios.
• Assistance in generating newsletters/targeted and otherwise.
• Seeking out new talent (both illustration and animation).
• Assistance in printed marketing materials such as postcards/DM etc and also putting forward ideas for marketing initiatives.
• Maintaining/updating website & social media.
• Artist diary management.
• Database management (opportunities / projects / contacts inputted as required).
• Occasional illustration/animation production support.
• Estimating & invoicing.
• Good organisational skills and attention to detail.
• Recruitment of illustrators/Animators that compliment the existing roster.
• Artist development.
• Fee negotiation and understanding of usages.
• Solo Meetings and presentation of work.
• Lead generation.
• Agenting experience or similar is a benefit.


About us
MP Arts is the sister agency to photographic counterpart Making Pictures. We currently represent 30 + leading image-makers, designers, illustrators & animators.


We develop, nurture, and maintain lasting careers for our artists through high production standards, curating quality portfolios, encouraging exceptional artistic and personal projects, and providing a platform through which to identify, direct and facilitate commercial work. MP have a team of 8 industry specialists to guide and manage our artists careers.


We understand the changing face of the visual industry – offering a forward thinking approach combined with an ability to create fully integrated campaigns through new media.

How to Apply

Please send CV's for the attention of Tim Higgs to [email protected]