Everyday Feminism is seeking a freelance Contributing Comic Artist who can create comics highlighting intersectional feminism for our online magazine.
You will work with the editors on the concept and draw a minimum of 2 comics per month designed to raise people’s awareness around different anti-oppression issues. The issues covered range from sexism, racism, homophobia, transphobia, classism, ableism, to fatphobia.
Contributing Comic Artists enjoy the following benefits:
- $75 or higher payment per comic, depending on length
- Free access to all online courses offered by Everyday Feminism
- Joining one of the biggest and fastest growing online feminist sites that gets 3 million visitors and 5.5 million page views per month
- Strong desire to use their comics to raise awareness on social issues
- Sophisticated understanding of intersectional feminism and social justice
- Excellent ability to combine artistic skill, insightful anti-oppression analysis, and humor to raise awareness
- Meet deadlines and work with editors effectively
- Curious, innovative, ask question, generate new ideas and solutions
- Eager to learn, willing to experiment knowing it might fail, and able to admit mistakes or inexperience
- Strong ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Self-directed and eager to meet or exceed objectives
We are currently accepting applications. Early applications are encouraged since it is a rolling process.
Please send your resume, cover letter, and 5 comic samples, ideally on social justice issues, to Sandra Kim at [email protected] with ‘Contributing Comic Artist Application’ in the subject line.
In your cover letter, please include responses to the questions below:
- What first got you engaged in feminism?
- What does intersectional feminism mean to you and how do you try to make your feminism intersectional and inclusive?
- What do you enjoy and/or appreciate about Everyday Feminism’s online magazine?
- What topics do you feel confident in drawing about and why?
Everyday Feminism is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Queer, trans, and differently-abled people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.