Work with us

We are a 2 year old, start-up company, experiencing an increase in demand for our books and require support in creating individual customer orders. Please view current opportunities to work with us below.

Digital Portrait Artist | Illustrator + Photoshop

London/ Essex/ Kent 

(Mainly remote)

Job Description

Swanky Portraits is looking to recruit a P/T 'Digital Portrait Artist', to assist within the production of personalised books. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new concept in the personalised-book marketplace. This role will require a minimum of 1 years' experience in using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Being trustworthy is essential to this role as it will require handling of sensitive, customer information.

Working hours:

This is a part-time role that will run on a free-lance basis, working for a minimum of 8 hours a week and increasing to 16 hours a week during busier periods. This role offers great opportunity for flexibility as we are more focussed on productivity. (Working hours are 10:00am - 2:00pm Mondays - Thursdays, with the hours expected to increase on a temporary basis from October - December).

Following the 1st induction week, this role will offer the benefit to work from your own home and would ideally suit someone from a Photoshop, Illustrator, Artist background, who may have other commitments and is looking for flexible hours.

Job Description:

As demand increases, we have opportunities for up to 2 candidates, to support in delivering each customer's order. We are looking to employ the right person to start mid June 2018

The primary responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Receive customer's photo for each order.

  • Create a portrait illustration from each photo. (Using Adobe Illustrator/ Photoshop).

  • Our USP is based on resemblance so someone who takes pride in achieving a great result is essential.

  • Submit completed illustration as a digital image file to Swanky Portraits.


Person Spec:

  • Happy to work Part-time. (Ideally someone who seeks flexible hours around other commitments).

  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop

  • Reliable and trustworthy.

  • Happy to be flexible during busier seasons. (Mainly October - December), as well as be available when required during the quieter weeks.

  • Attention to detail & takes pride in achieving a quality result.

  • Able to work unsupervised as you will be working mainly from own home.

  • Ideal if you have own computer. We will supply you with a license to access the Adobe software. (If you do not have own computer but feel the role would suit you please apply anyway).

  • Interest in the creative industry.

  • Someone who is able to work quickly whilst maintaining great quality.

  • Available to under-go a paid induction week prior to starting.


About Swanky Portraits:

Swanky Portraits was established in 2016 and creates personalised gifts drawn from photographs.

We offer a variety of gifts, though the focus for this particular role will be on personalised books as this is currently our best seller. Customers for Swanky Portraits are UK based as well as International. The books target both children and adults and our customers appreciate the unique quality of our books. We are excited about the future for the books along with exciting plans to create other personalised products.

Taaya, (who is the Director and Founder of Swanky Portraits) is an enthusiastic illustrator and has gained the interest of top retailers with her exciting vision for the personalised books in particular.


Over to you:

If you feel that this would be a great role which fits your experience and suits your current circumstances, please apply and let us know what makes you the ideal person for this role.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Type: Free-lance/ On-going

Salary: £8-£10 /hour, (depending on experience).

Job Type: Contract

Salary: £8.00 to £10.00 /hour

Required experience:

  • Adobe Photoshop: 1 year

  • Adobe Illustrator: 1 year

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