Art Director

Based: Anywhere
Level: Senior, Mid-Weight
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 09 March 2018
Twitter: @bandcamp
Job Listing Added: 09 February 2018

Bandcamp is seeking a talented individual for our design team to help us create and direct artwork, design new editorial features, improve existing ones and make the editorial on Bandcamp a shining beacon of wonder for all who gaze upon it.

Bandcamp is a global music community where fans discover great music and directly support the artists who make it. Artists have earned over $270 million on Bandcamp. We believe that music is an indispensable part of culture, and for that culture to thrive, artists must be compensated fairly and transparently for their work.

What's the job?
You will direct photography and illustration. You will design. You will collaborate with your team members. You will have a positive impact on the lives of hundreds of thousands of artists and millions of readers and fans each and every day.

  • You are an art director and graphic/visual designer.
  • You live in any part of the world, but your workday overlaps with GMT-5. Bonus: You are based in the New York City area.
  • You are able to direct artwork, illustration and photography.
  • You understand that design is aesthetic, functional and experiential.
  • You thrive when you’re working with a small team in a rapidly-changing environment.
  • Our work exhibits a refined, contemporary visual aesthetic and you’re comfortable working across a range of styles.
  • You know typography and how to use it on the web.
  • You have a critical eye and know what makes a standout image.
  • You have some experience wrangling photographers/illustrators and getting great work under tight deadlines.
  • You are skilled at giving and receiving design criticism and appreciate its importance as part of the creative process.
  • You have done some amazing work to date and are certain your best work is still ahead of you.
  • You have an irrepressible joie de vivre that permeates your work and elevates it from good to great.
  • You are an excellent writer and communicator who enjoys sharing your thoughts and work with your peers.
  • You are well versed in using Wordpress or other comparable publishing tools.
  • You know HTML and CSS.
  • Bonus: You have experience in illustration, photography and/or video.
  • Bonus: You have a great network of freelance photographers you can call on, who you know will get the job done.
  • Your portfolio reflects all of the above.

How to Apply

Please send your resume, portfolio and a brief blurb about yourself and why you want to work at Bandcamp. Details on the email address to use are here: