Ascending Koi Tattoo is looking for an established tattoo artist


Calgary, AB – Ascending Koi Tattoo is looking for an established artist to join our team! We are looking for an artist with at least 4 – 5 years of tattooing experience, who has the skill and artistry to become one of our senior tattoo artists.

The right candidate would be someone who believes and recognizes that building a strong community in an arts based environment, and committing fully to that, is not only the key to the success of our studio but also the key to one’s own personal success.

A little bit about Ascending Koi: we are an artistic collective that can also get down to business, generating a new life within the Calgary tattoo community. Supporting and motivating our artists is a high priority for us, and we work hard to keep the studio a friendly and welcoming environment. Our shop is located on the corner of Edmonton trail and 16th Avenue, a high visibility area, causing our clientele to expand daily.

Our primary focus is on one-of-a-kind, personally designed masterpiece tattoos. This position calls for high-level drawing skills and exceptional detail-oriented tattoo work. The capability to focus on custom work is a must – as we are a flash-free studio.
To apply for this position we require:
1. Diverse and up-to-date portfolio
2. Minimum of 4 years of prior tattooing experience
3. Resume detailing your prior work experience
4. References to any previous establishments you have worked at
5. The guarantee that you will bring in your own clientele.

If you are a driven individual who constantly works to improve, and you are passionate about what you do, email us with your resume and references to

Even better: drop off your portfolio in person and make an impression.
Studio address is: 1600 Edmonton Trail NE, Calgary AB Phone number: 403-276-3066
Serious inquiries only

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