We recommend the following search engines and boards for finding jobs in the Pacific Northwest (NW) and elsewhere.

  • America's Job Bank. Provides a simple search engine that generates a number of NorthWest jobs. Try, for example, typing in Seattle and using as a keyword photoshop, graphics, web design, or video. Be sure to select the Arts, Design, Entertainment, Media category.
  • Animation World Network. This site provides continuously updated listings of international jobs in the field of animation. Check it out.
  • Career Click.COM. (NW Vancouver) This online service allows you to search individual, regional, or national Canadian newspapers for job positions. Remember that Canada has tight employment restrictions for non residents.
  • Computer Game Design Job Board. This site is provided by Gamasutra.com and lists a wide variety of job opportunities from lead design to 3D artist and programming specialists.
  • Eugene Register Guard. (NW Eugene) Covers the southern Willamette Valley and those larger cities outside of the Portland area such as Salem, Corvallis, and Eugene.
  • Film Jobs. All kinds of careers in the film and media industry.
  • Film, TV, & Commercial Employment Network provides important information and resources for individuals interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry. It's for beginners as well as seasoned professionals. Information and resources are provided for many areas both behind and in front of the camera.
  • Entertainment Careers. Net. Job Board. Entertainment jobs and internships listings at Studios, Networks, Production Companies, Record Companies, Radio Stations, VFX, Animation,Broadcasting.
  • Interactive Design. Magazine provides a job board for positions in computer graphics and interactive media.
  • Job Searching for Careers In Multimedia: A special collection of search engines related to media and communication careers. Explore jobs around the world.
  • Oregon Film & Video. (NW)Oregon and NW job postings in the region's film and video industry. Also good source for resource links.
  • Oregonian.(NW Portland) Search for job postings in the Portland metropolitan area.
  • Sakson and Taylor. (NW Seattle) Most media jobs in the Seattle area seem to be promoted through Sakson and Taylor a Seattle based employment service that specializes in technical communication. The organization fills positions in animation, graphics, media, instructional design, writing and other areas. This seems to be a central connection to the media production opportunities in the Seattle area.
  • Seattle Times. Seattle area jobs not listed with Sakson and Tayler will be found in the Seattle Times online employment service.
  • Television Jobs. Listings at primarily TV stations around the country.
  • Vancouver Sun.(NW Vancouver) The Vancouver Sun provides an online employment section that lists jobs in that greatcity of the North. These same jobs can be found on Career Click. Com listed above.