Tattoo Artist

City: Vancouver, British Columbia


Tattoo Artist

Chronic Ink Tattoos Ltd. is one of Toronto’s leading tattoo shops. It is led by the motto: “Tattoo is therapy for the soul”. We began our journey a few years ago as a little-known studio in Markham and now we have grown into a reputable Asian tattoo house employing some of the most passionate and talented tattoo artists in Toronto, and dare we say, the world.

We pride ourselves on our family of tattoo artists, highly skilled in the art of embodying the canonical and timeless essence of Asian tattoos into custom masterpieces attuned to the artistic perception of our clients.

Our philosophy drives us to continuously re-think and re-define every part of what happens in our studio. Defying compromise to seek perfection in both the genuineness of tattoo works and excellence in artistic skills. With the ultimate goal of providing the best authentic tattoos possible for our clients.

Constantly growing and always looking for outstanding talents, we are now in search for additions to our family. At this time, we are interested in artists skilled in Fine Line, Blackwork, Micro Realism, and/or Watercolour styles. The ideal candidate will have years of experience working with this trend and be able to prove it by demonstrating a professional portfolio.

There are currently 3 vacancies available at our Vancouver location.

The artists must possess the following qualifications and capacities:

• A feel for the flow, and dynamics of drawing, as well as an extraordinary spatial awareness for skillful transposition of complex images onto the human body
• Ability to tastefully integrate background elements into the composition while preserving the artistic integrity of the central elements of the piece
• Ability to effectively capture movement, and produce a feeling of dimensionality in different artworks
• Outstanding shading skills and intricate dotting proficiencies
• Immaculate attention to details
• Experience working with designs that go full black and/or mezzotint

Besides performing an exceptional artistic work, you will be also responsible for:

• Meeting with potential clients for consultations to discuss placement, size, full-length design, and estimated price of tattoo
• Discussing options and details related to the tattoos
• Preparing and demonstrating custom sketches to the customers
• Following the highest level of health and safety regulations
• Performing permanent art tattoo on clients
• Bandaging clients and providing them with tattoo after-care knowledge and product options
• Performing touch-ups for your tattoos when necessary

Conditions of employment:

• Wage offered: $25.00/hour, 32 hours per week.
• Shifts will vary between 6-10 hours per day. You may be asked to work weekends occasionally
• Place of work: Chronic Ink Tattoos - Vancouver – 1804 W 4th Ave., Vancouver, BC, V6J 1M3

The following is required:

• Some Secondary School
• At least 3 years of experience working as a Fine Line, Blackwork, Micro Realism, and/or Watercolour Tattoo Artist - we wish to see your portfolio
• Good command of English is a must, as adequate communication with clientele is integral to understanding and recreating the vision of the clients

Please apply with your resume and portfolio to or by replying to this post. Please do not contact the Studio directly, as the HR manager cannot be reached by our phone for the public.

Should you wish to see our work, please visit our website at

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