40 Sites for Finding Web Design Jobs

In the current economy there are a lot of designers and developers looking for work, whether it is full-time employment, contract work, or freelance opportunities. Fortunately, there are a number of great places to find these types of positions. In this post we’ll look at 40 sites that include specialized job boards that include web/graphic design and web development opportunities.

Best Places to Find Web/Graphic Design Jobs:

Authentic Jobs
A very active job board used by a lot of recognized and respected agencies. Includes freelance and full-time opportunities.

Authentic Jobs

Smashing Jobs
Smashing Magazine’s job board includes positions throughout the world for design and development.

Smashing Jobs

Krop
Krop has a very active job board that usually has a number of new jobs each day.  The positions are mostly for web design, but there are some development jobs as well.

Krop

Coroflot
Coroflot’s job board typically has a number of new listings each day in a variety of design disciplines, including graphic design.

Coroflot

Design Jobs on the Wall
Web Designer Wall’s job board freelance and full-time opportunities for design and development.

Design Jobs on the Wall

FWA Jobs
FWA’s job board includes a good balance of design and development positions throughout the world.

FWA Jobs

Design Related
The job board at design related includes a variety of web and graphic design positions, mostly located in the U.S.

Design Related

AIGA Design Jobs
The AIGA job board includes various types of design jobs, including a number in web design

AIGA Design Jobs

Freelance Switch
FreelanceSwitch lists freelance opportunities of all kinds, but design and development accounts for the majority of listings. Users must pay $7 per month to be able to apply to jobs.

Freelance Switch

LinkedIn
LinkedIn includes a job board with all types of positions. LinkedIn users can join groups, and these groups often include excellent niche job boards in addition to the main LinkedIn job board. If you search for web design or graphic design groups you’ll find some that include a large number of job opportunities and as a group member you’ll be able to respond to the person who posted the job.

LinkedIn

Behance Network
Behance has a job board that includes listings in a variety of creative fields. Web design and graphic design are two of the most active categories for listings.

Behance Network

All Dev Jobs
All Dev Jobs includes listings for interaction design, graphic design and web development.

All Dev Jobs

JavaScript Ninja
The JavaScript Ninja job board includes a good balance of design and development positions, both full-time and freelance.

JavaScript Ninja

Boxes and Arrows
The Boxes and Arrows job board includes listings for a variety of design and development positions.

Boxes and Arrows

Fresh Web Jobs
Fresh Web Jobs is a smaller job board that includes design and development positions.

Fresh Web Jobs

Your Web Job
Your Web Job includes categories for design, development, UI/UX, Social Media, SEO, and more.

Your Web Job

SearchWebJobs
Search Web Jobs includes full-time, part-time, and freelance jobs in categories of design, development, tech, marketing, and management.

SearchWebJobs

Highend Careers
Highend Careers includes jobs in design, development, video games, animation, advertising, and more.

Highend Careers

Creative Hotlist
Features listings for creative positions in advertising, design, video production, and more.

Creative Hotlist

Best Places to Find Web Development Jobs:

37signals
The 37signals job board includes a lot of quality listings in development and programming, and also includes design jobs.

37signals

Dice
Dice is a huge job board for tech-related positions. There are a lot of web development positions as well as some web design opportunities.

Dice

CrunchBoard
Tech Crunch’s job board CrunchBoard includes jobs in several categories, with a number or development and programming positions available.

CrunchBoard

ReadWriteWeb
ReadWriteWeb currently has almost 200 jobs listed, with most of them being development-related.

ReadWriteWeb

Ars Technica
Ars Technica has a very active job board for development and IT-related jobs. Most are full-time and located in the U.S.

Ars Technica

Ajaxian
Ajaxian currently has around 150 jobs posted, mostly development-related.

Ajaxian

Wired
The Wired job board includes a variety of categories, with a good number of development and programming jobs.

Wired

Mashable
Mashable’s job board is most active in the marketing category, but there are also a good number of development jobs listed.

Mashable

Just Tech Jobs
Just Tech Jobs includes web development positions, among others.

Just Tech Jobs

Zend
The Zend job board includes a number of listings for web development positions, particularly in PHP.

Zend

Freelancing:

The websites listed below all function in similar ways, so there are no individual descriptions for them. They all exist for the purpose of pairing up freelancers with people/companies who are looking to outsource work. In most cases companies can create a job listing and freelancers can bid on the projects.

Elance

Elance

PeoplePerHour

PeoplePerHour

Guru

Guru

oDesk

oDesk

iFreelance

iFreelance

Project4Hire

Project4Hire

GoFreelance

GoFreelance

Freelancer

Freelancer

Aggregators:

The 3 sites listed here aggregate the listings from the top design and development job boards.

Xemion

Xemion

Most Hired

Most Hired

PureDesignResources

PureDesignResources

What Sites Do You Use?

What are your favorite sites for finding design/development work?

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  • Melody, June 7, 2010

    Awesome list, definitely going to check these out! It’s nice to see that they’re actual jobs and not sites for crowdsourcing.

  • Ted Thompson, June 7, 2010

    Have always found TheITJobBoard a great source of jobs.

  • Cameron Baney, June 7, 2010

    I used Xemion back when it was Mashed Jobs. That site is a one stop shop for all web jobs!

  • Laira, June 7, 2010

    Such a very useful work especially IT job boards..

  • rod rodriguez, June 8, 2010

    Thanks for this post, it’s hard to browse for jobs online so this makes it a one stop shop, I really appreciate this. Great idea.

  • Nauman Akhtar, June 8, 2010

    Thanks mate, you solved my problem :)

  • Jordan Walker, June 8, 2010

    This are great resource for anyone looking to find a job.

  • Geese Control, June 8, 2010

    Great resource for web designers. Thanks!

  • moda, June 8, 2010

    very good list for finding new job. good work, thanks.

  • design+, June 9, 2010

    thats awesome, no need to google for freelance websites. all is here. gonna fav this.

    thanks for sharing.

  • Web Design Nottingham, June 9, 2010

    Nice comprehensive look at job sites, good time to be posting this, coming out of the recession and all!

  • Aurora Designs, June 9, 2010

    wow this is awsome thank you, im gonna apply at java script ninja lol. sounds good to me.

  • Vandelay Website Design, June 9, 2010

    Melody,
    Definitely. I’m not a fan of crowdsourcing.

    Ted,
    Thanks for the suggestion.

    Cameron,
    Agreed. Xemion is a great place to get it all done quickly.

    Thanks for the feedback everyone.

  • Joann, June 11, 2010

    Thank you, this is a great list of job sites!

  • Car Hire dublin, June 16, 2010

    Wow this is amazing site i really like it .Thanks for the great source of IT job’s.

  • Car Hire Irealnd, June 18, 2010

    Great source of I.T job’s.Thanks for sharing your helpful topics here.

  • Java Development, June 22, 2010

    thats certainly a huge huge list. Thanks for compiling it.

  • freelance design, June 22, 2010

    Good list. I’ve used a few in the past and maybe I’ll try some others that you listed.

  • mümin kisi, June 22, 2010

    this is a great list of job sites!

  • gopalb, June 26, 2010

    Thank you, this is a great list of job sites… I used Elance….

  • Bristol web design, June 29, 2010

    Thanks for the list. There’s peopleperhour as well.

  • Shennan T., August 19, 2010

    That’s a lot of websites. Haven’t heard of many of them but my favorites are eLance and oDesk.

  • Josefina Agüello, August 27, 2010

    Excellent contribution! I found my job thanks to “Design Jobs on the Wall” a few month ago and I´m very very happy.

    Thanks.

    Josefina Argüello

  • Sarah Jones, October 8, 2010

    Great sources for finding jobs.

  • Nate, April 30, 2011

    Thanks for the list! Another great addition would be jobety.com. It’s a great new job search engine for web designers and developers.

  • Simon, August 6, 2011

    Great info thanks, some of them I’ve not come across before.

  • Cole Rivers, March 27, 2012

    Just an update for the freelancing section, another one you can add is Scriptlance.com (if you’re a developer).

  • Oliver Nassar, February 5, 2013

    Incase it’s useful to anyone, I’ve been working on a project called imnosy.com which alerts you via email when specific web pages are updated. This can be pretty useful if you set it to alert you of job/career pages for companies you’re interested in.

  • ravi, February 6, 2013

    your list seems to be good

    but you forgot best one resource http://www.hifreelancer.com/

    i think you should add it to list

  • Jennifer, June 4, 2013

    Nice list – really good overview. But I think you forgot freelancermap.com!

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