Installation Officer

Organization:

Art Works

Deadline:

Until filled

Organization Description:

Art Works has been the one-stop place for art in Vancouver for over 31 years. Representing over 150 local and international artist, we provide assistance with everything from selection to placement of artwork. Servicing the design and architectural industry, Art Works features modern and contemporary art in a variety of mediums and styles. Begun in 1986 under the directorship of Deanna Geisheimer, Art Works specializes in Canadian Art and represents some of British Columbia’s most dynamic artists, in addition to artists from across North America. Working with corporations, movie studios, and many of Vancouver’s leading interior designers and architectural firms, Art Works has developed a distinct and unique aesthetic vision, complementing and creating value within residential and commercial spaces.

Website:

http://www.artworksbc.com

Job Description:

Art Works seeks a conscientious and highly motivated individual for the position of shipping/receiving/installations officer.

Responsibilities:

  • Delivery & installation of art
  • General maintenance of gallery, artwork, storage areas and lighting
  • Assistance with installation of exhibitions and displays
  • Quality inspection of clients’ framed art
  • Administrative assistance, including art work reconciliation and photo documenting

Qualifications:

  • Valid B.C. Driver’s license
  • Possible shifts on Saturdays
  • Ability to lift and install heavy artwork with excellent precision and caution
  • Be familiar with operating drills, tools, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills 
  • Forward-thinking project management and organizational skills
  • Ability to design some print material and manipulate images is an asset, but not compulsory
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, & Internet.  
  • Framing experience, Photoshop, Illustrator, Quickbooks and Maximizer knowledge is an asset, but not compulsory
  • Art-related education beneficial
  • Interest and / or experience in photography, film, and design.
  • General knowledge of website updates, squarespace, mailchimp or other large list email platforms, and social media marketing.

How to Apply:

Please submit cover letter and resume to deanna@artworksbc.com with the subject line: Installation Officer. Please address all inquiries to Deanna Geisheimer.

Remuneration:

$15 - $17 /hour based on experience.

Contact Name: Deanna Geisheimer
Contact Email: deanna@artworksbc.com
Contact Phone: 604-688-3301

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