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We're Hiring!

We’re Hiring!

Do you love fashion, lifestyle, culture, beauty, travel, and food? If so, you could be a great fit assisting us in creating influence posts and engaging content seen around the world. We’re looking for qualified, creative, and professional candidates.

Below is a list of current positions we are looking to feel here at OBVIOUS. Please read thoroughly before submitting. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

If you need to contact us for anything else, click here.

We Need Writers

OBVIOUS Magazine is looking for part-time Contributing Writers to write content for the brand on obviousmag.com, print, social media, and our digital platforms.

Globally recognized, we are an independent magazine with 3 million views per month via social media and obviousmag.com combined.

You’ll gain access to some of the top fashion, charity, influential people, and entertainers in Los Angeles, New York, London, and aboard. You must be highly driven, creative, dedicated, reliable, and hardworking. Ideally, you will help produce engaging content each week. You must be familiar with WordPress, Word Doc, Google Docs, and Pages. Candidates must be able to produce articles on short notice, however, not always required.

This position is for individuals who are interested in gaining more experience, notoriety, and recognition as a writer to help boost their resume. This position is unpaid.


One (1) article per week. Four (4) articles per month. We recommend writing all four (4) articles and submitting them as one batch of four in advance allowing us to place as schedule post per week for four weeks.

After 16 posts, you’ll be considered for a featured post on our website or in print to help promote your brand. Some restrictions will apply. A Letter of Recommendation will be made available if needed.

When applying, include your resume, three pitch ideas, and three writing samples. Please, add your Instagram handle (no private accounts, please) and your website (if you have one). Passionate pitch ideas only.

All approved applicants will be required to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement and a Work-for-Hire Agreement. You retain the complete right and ownership of all submitted content. OBVIOUS Magazine has licensing rights to use material exclusively for two (2) years. Your name will be credited and tagged via obviousmag.com and Instagram (if you have a page).

Categories Needed:

  • Fashion
  • Lifestyle
  • Culture
  • Men’s Issues
  • Women’s Issues
  • Travel & Leisure
  • Music
  • Health & Wellness
  • Humanitarian
  • Politics
  • Tech
  • Television/Film
  • Food
  • Beauty/Grooming

Note: You MUST be familiar with article/blog writing, ready to start immediately to apply. You do not have to live in New York or Los Angeles, CA. NYC and LA candidates have the bonus of attending fashion and network events.

Email us at jobs[at]obviousmag.com. Use ‘Freelance Writer’ in the subject line.


Cover/Editorial Designer Needed

We are looking for a freelance editorial designer to assist us in designing our covers, features, and editorial spreads. We need the opening pages of our editorials designed (see links below). We’ll also need some of the fashion and product pages laid out as well.

Here are some of our past editorial designs:


The candidate must be reliable and have excellent communication skills. We are looking for someone who will bring eye-catching and creative designs to our publication. This opportunity could lead to a permanent position.

Past Cover Designs

Experience Required

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Magazine Layout Design
  • Cover Design
  • Dropbox or Wetransfer
  • Graphic Design
  • Print Design
  • Print Layout Design
  • TIFF, Jpeg, PDF, PNG files


  1. What type of editorial design experience do you have?
  2. What part of this project most appeals to you?
  3. Are you reliable and can work in short time frames?
  4. How much time do you need for most projects to complete?
  5. Do you have samples of your work for review?
  6. What makes your style of design unique from other designers?

Rate Offer:

$5 -15 per page (depends on the scope of the work need for the design)


Send resume with a cover letter, samples of your designs, references, and answers to the questions above to jobs[at]obviousmag.com. Please use ‘Editorial Designer Candidate’ in the subject line. Refrain from sending us your work and tagging us on social media. We’re only accepting requests via email. No exceptions. The candidate does not have to live in the United States. However, you must be fluent in English, have superb communication skills, and work with deadlines.

About OBVIOUS Magazine

OBVIOUS represents empowerment, diversity, and change. Our growing audience is our biggest asset. They inspire us to create thought-provoking uplifting content, which in return presents the opportunity for inspiration, imagination, and evolution. We are the voice for those that do not yet realize they have a voice. We are a team of visionaries dedicated to empowering our readers and making a difference in culture, fashion, and lifestyle.

“We treat each issue as if it’s our first. We owe this to our readers.” — Jerris Madison, Editor in Chief | Creative Director

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