Short North Tattoo

Now Hiring

Short North Tattoo is currently accepting portfolios for new artists. All interested applicants must submit a portfolio and resume to for consideration.

What we offer:
50% Commision for the first year of employment, 60% thereafter.

We provide:

  • Nitrile Gloves
  • All disposable barriers: Lap cloths and drape sheets, machine bags, bottle bags, clipcord covers, and barrier film.
  • Disposable shavers, rubber bands, and ink caps.
  • All paper towels, disposable cups.
  • Technicare, Spirit II disinfectant, Dettol, Alcohol, Witch Hazel, and bottled water.
  • Thermofax and stencil paper.
  • Website presence on, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
  • A dedicated work station with locking stainless steel and laminated hardwood table/cabinet unit, ample lighting, stainless steel trashcan, and proper furniture for tattooing.
  • A clean environment, insured by strict adherence to health standards and a routine cleaning schedule.
  • An overall comfortable environment conducive to producing quality art.

Artists must provide:

  • Machines, power supplies, footswitch, clipcords, needles, pigments, and disposable tubes.  We only use disposable tubes and do not have an autoclave or sterile room.  We feel more comfortable with any disposable items where possible.  Our health board inspection and requirements for our shop were designed around all disposable components, and can not accommodate stainless steel tubes that require sterilization.
  • Gloves
  • Artist’s Chair
  • Any personally preferred items that are not included in the above list.

Short North Tattoo is a professional, clean, full working tattoo shop and art gallery.  We are looking for serious artists that will not only provide quality tattooing to their clients, but are also eager to contribute to the shop.  We want someone with creative input and a strong work ethic.  We believe in the culmination of everyone’s individual effort that makes the shop the quality studio that it is known as, and will continue to be.

Please send all portfolios and resumes to