Work With Us


You will be part of a small, tight-knit, and dynamic publishing team that is passionate about comics, books, and consuming any kind of creative media. We believe in inclusivity, work-life balance, and we value creativity and a willingness to learn.

What We Promise You

  • Room to grow and learn: We’re invested in helping you reach your personal and professional goals. We have an annual learning fund for permanent staff to use at your discretion. If you want to learn to fly drones or take sign language classes—the fund is there to support you
  • A commitment to your overall well-being: We believe in work-life balance and are committed to ensuring our staff maintain good mental and physical health. We have a mental wellness fund and regular free yoga sessions for employees
  • A creative and fun working environment: We love experimenting and trying new things. We have regular book club meetings, gaming days, and a team bonding fund for role-playing games (and other activities)
  • Diverse culture: We expand each other’s work and life experiences through interactions and activities shared with a larger group of co-workers within the holdings group company, Potato Productions
  • Flexible work arrangement: We’re able to collaborate remotely but we have a cool office space where we meet to facilitate discussions and in-person meetings. If you need a desk there, you’ll have it.


Available Positions


Start Date: 1 March 2023

As a marketing design intern with Difference Engine, you will be part of a small and dynamic comics publishing team. Your main responsibilities will be to assist our marketing and design teams to conceptualise and create print and digital/interactive collateral to supplement our publicity efforts. Your goal will be to expand our social media presence with engaging and innovative content across all our platforms. In the course of your work, you will also have the opportunity to observe how professional editors and designers work with creators on comic and graphic novel projects, and observe first-hand how books are developed, designed, and published. We value self-starters who are keen to contribute, open to learning (including new software and processes) and figuring out different ways to solve problems.


  • Excellent working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite specifically Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. Some experience with PremierePro, AfterEffects, and Procreate.
  • Experience and interest in graphic design with a keen eye for creating clear and engaging content for print and web
  • Able to communicate ideas effectively using a variety of methodology such as colour, typography, imagery, and layout
  • Experience and interest in using storytelling as a narrative tool to communicate a message
  • Savvy with social media and blogging platforms
  • Creative, analytical, and able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Able to work independently and under tight deadlines when necessary


  • Strong preference for candidates with video editing, animation, and photography skills
  • Strong interest in reading and storytelling (books and comics; print and digital)
  • Keen interest or experience in publishing
  • Enjoys reading comics (print and online), SingLit, or Southeast Asian literature



Interested candidates should write to us at hr[at]  Do not send your application via the contact form, or to our general email.

Please include these items in your email:

  • Your resume with contact details
  • A cover letter with some background about yourself and why you would like to work with Difference Engine
  • Your portfolio with examples showcasing your design experience