Careers

Career Opportunities

Full time, part time and internship postings are listed on Handshake - please log into your Handshake account and click on the “Design/Art” job function, or simply use the key words “art” or “design” to search for related jobs and internships. All other postings (freelance, calls for art, etc.) can be found below.

All postings are presented as a service and do not represent endorsement by the Stamps School or the University of Michigan.

Freelance Art and Design

Students Needed for Video/Animation Production

October 18, 2018 • Freelance: Art and Design

Student with experience in Video Production needed to Create Educational Module

We are a multi-disciplinary group looking for a STAMPS student with experience in video production to help create a white board animation educational module. The goal of the video is to help patients and families understand pre-operative instructions before having open heart surgery.  The module will be a 5 to-7-minute video with animation and narration.  We would give you the script and assist you in the process.

Interested students should submit the following to Bethany Lee-Lehner: bethanyr@umich.med.edu: 

·      Resume

·      Link to portfolio

·      Estimate of hours/rate (fee is negotiable)

Deadline for submission: November 9th, 2018

Student with experience in Illustration/Animation needed to Create Educational Module

We are a multi-disciplinary group looking for a STAMPS student with experience in illustration/animation to help us create the artwork for a white board animation educational module. The goal of the video is to help patients and families understand pre-operative instructions before having open heart surgery.  The module will be a 5-minute video with animation and narration.  We would give you the script and assist you in the process.

Interested students should submit the following to Bethany Lee-Lehner: bethanyr@umich.med.edu: 

·      Resume

·      Link to portfolio

·      Estimate of hours/rate (fee is negotiable)

Deadline for submission: November 9th, 2018

Freelance Illustration

October 11, 2018 • Freelance: Art and Design, Student Employment and Work Study

Dr. James O. Woolliscroft, former Dean of the U-M Medical School, is looking for an illustrator with a creative streak to generate approximately 10-15 cartoon-type images for his upcoming book on the Future of Medical Education.  The images will be based on the topics covered by the book.  We have suggestions for specific figures but would look to the illustrator to develop ideas for appropriate subject-relevant artwork.  The illustrator will have access to the manuscript and will work in collaboration with the editor in Internal Medicine and the staff at U-M Press.  Final artwork should be completed by December 1, 2018 and be available in high resolution digital form. 

Compensation for this work will be $50 per image.  The illustrator will receive mention and appropriate credit in the book. 

Please indicate your interest via email to Jasna Markovac (jasnam@umich.edu).  Please include your resume and samples of your work or link to your portfolio.

Posting to close on October 31, or until filled.

Sculpture/Landscape Design

October 10, 2018 • Freelance: Art and Design

Ann Arbor resident Chris Lovasz is seeking a sculptor/landscape designer to create something special for his garden.

The start time for this project would be in May or June of 2019. The project involves duplicating or approximating this image this image in a much smaller scale of 8 to 10 feet.

Fee is negotiable. 

Interested students should email Chris at clovasz@lemonauto.com

Freelance Character Design

October 8, 2018 • Freelance: Art and Design

Gaudium is video game studio looking for illustrators that can draw characters in the Japanese anime style aesthetic for a new upcoming mobile game IP. The illustrator will be working with the development team to design and illustrate characters for a steampunk fantasy style game.

Individuals should be proficient with digital painting software such as Photoshop, Paint Tool Sai, or Clip Studio and can deliver results in a timely fashion.

Submission Requirements

Students should send an email to andrew@gaudiumstudio.com with a website link to their art portfolio. Artists should also be expected to do 1 art test before final approval.


Deadline: 11/30/2018


Compensation: $200 - $300 per Illustration (varies on character complexity)

Exhibition Opportunities

July 25, 2016 • Call For Art, Call for Design, Freelance: Art and Design

Are you looking for a venue on campus to show your work?  The Center for Campus Involvement (CCI) wants to help!

You can apply for an exhibition in the Michigan Union by going to the website and filling out the application at least one month prior to the opening.

In addition to the Michigan Union, the CCI also provides an opportunity to exhibit your work at Pierpont Commons and the Michigan League.

Don’t wait!  Apply to get your work up now!