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Asian Tattoo Artist
Posted date [Sep-12-17]  (ID: 161027)
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Chronic Ink Tattoos Ltd. is an Authentic Asian Tattoo studio led by the motto: ‘Tattoos is therapy for the soul’. We started 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 genuinely of Asian tattoo works and excellence in artistic skills, with the ultimate goal of providing the best authentic Asian tattoos possible for our clients.


Constantly growing and always looking for outstanding talents, we are now in search for an addition to our family – an Authentic Asian Tattoo Artist, highly experienced with Traditional Asian Color, and Asian Black and Grey Tattoos, who is able to prove it by demonstrating a professional portfolio.


There is currently 1 vacancy available at our Markham 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;
  • Thorough familiarity with Asian tattoo symbolism, meanings, and historical context;
  • Outstanding shading skills;
  • Immaculate attention to details;
  • Experience working in the watercolor style and combining it with Asian Tattoo elements is an asset;


Furthermore, the candidate must be able to draw and tattoo various elements of traditional Asian art including flowers, animals, deities and characters.

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

  • Meeting with potential clients for consultations to discuss placement, size, color 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;


The following is required:

  • Completion of high-school or equivalent is required
  • At least 3 years of experience working as a Asian Tattoo Artist - we wish to see your portfolio and ability to work in Traditional Asian Color Asian Black and Grey Tattoo styles
  • Good English is a must, as adequate communication with clientele is integral to understanding and recreating the vision of the clients.

Looking forward to see your works - please apply with your resume and portfolio to or send your resume/portfolio by regular mail - we are located at: 7381 Kennedy Rd. Unit #105 Markham, ON L3R 5B5. 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 website, please follow the link:

Conditions of employment:

  • This is a temporary, 2 year full-time position.
  • Wage offered: $23/hour, 32 hours per week. Shifts will vary between 6-10 hours per day. You may be asked to work weekends occasionally.
Job Title Asian Tattoo Artist
Company Name Chronic Ink Tattoos
Category Category -> Other
Job Type Job Type -> Full-Time
Salary 23.00 per hour
Location Markham
Area Location -> ON GTA - Markham