Leviathan is Hiring Illustration Artists and a Chief of Production


Are you interested in graphic illustration and politics? Or in helping produce a student journal? Or just want something to put on your CV? Apply for Leviathan today! We have a whole host of positions open for all students, regardless of degree or year of study. Read through our open positions below and decide which one is best for you. When you're ready, send your resume over to leviathanjournal@gmail.com and indicate which position you are applying for. After that, just watch your inbox for an email from us with details about the next step. 


Illustration Artist

We are excited to invite talented illustration artists to join our team for this year's student journal. As an Illustration Artist, you will play a crucial role in enhancing the visual appeal and storytelling of each issue. Your creations will be featured as the main cover illustration and smaller illustrations accompanying individual articles. We aim to capture the style and quality found in publications like Foreign Affairs or The Atlantic (please refer to previous issues of Leviathan for examples).


  • Create a captivating main cover illustration for each issue that aligns with the theme and content.
  • Design smaller, thematic illustrations to complement individual articles, enhancing their visual appeal and engagement.
  • Collaborate closely with the editorial team to understand the vision and requirements for each issue.
  • Develop original, innovative concepts and artworks that resonate with our readers.
  • Deliver high-quality, print-ready artwork that can be easily converted into a PDF format for publishing.


  • Strong proficiency in illustration.
  • A portfolio showcasing your previous illustration work (please provide a link or samples).
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team, incorporating feedback and revisions as necessary.
  • Creativity, attention to detail, and a passion for visual storytelling.
  • Reliable and punctual, with the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Attend our weekly meetings


  • Opportunity to showcase your talent and creativity to a wide audience.
  • Gain valuable experience in a collaborative and creative environment.
  • Your work will be featured in a prominent student journal publication.


Chief of Production

Are you passionate about showcasing the intellectual achievements of fellow students and ensuring their work is presented in the best possible light? Leviathan, the esteemed student academic journal, is seeking a motivated and talented individual to join our team as the Chief of Production. As the Editor in Chief of Leviathan, you have the opportunity to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our publication. If you have the skills and dedication to lead the production process and bring our journal to life, we encourage you to apply.


  • Production Management: Oversee the entire production process, from manuscript to publication, ensuring that deadlines are met and production runs smoothly.
  • Design Expertise: Proficient in Adobe InDesign to create visually appealing layouts, ensuring the highest quality publication standards.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with authors, editors, and other team members to ensure the seamless integration of text and visuals.
  • Quality Assurance: Implement and maintain quality control measures to guarantee the highest standards of publication quality.
  • Print and Digital Integration: Manage the production of both print and digital versions of Leviathan.


  • Proficiency with Adobe InDesign: Demonstrated experience with Adobe InDesign software, including the ability to create complex layouts, manage typography, and produce print-ready files.
  • Design and Production Experience: Previous experience in a similar production or design role is preferred, with a strong portfolio showcasing your design skills.
  • Organizational Skills: Exceptional project management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively.
  • Detail-Oriented: A keen eye for detail and a commitment to maintaining the highest quality standards.
  • Communication Skills: Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with a diverse team.
  • Problem-Solving: Proactive approach to troubleshooting and resolving production issues.


  • Professional Growth: You'll have the opportunity to enhance your design and production skills while contributing to a prestigious academic journal.
  • Resume Building: This position provides valuable experience for your resume, with opportunities for networking and skill development.
  • Creative Freedom: Play a critical role in the visual identity of the journal, and see your designs in print and digital formats.
  • Collaborative Environment: Join a passionate team of editors and contributors who are dedicated to the success of Leviathan.

If you're passionate about design, production, and committed to promoting academic excellence, we encourage you to apply for the Chief of Production or Illustration Artist position at Leviathan.