The ideal candidate is a skilled carpenter / fabricator possessing a strong work ethic with innovative problem solving abilities, and an interest in working in a collaborative environment.
Atelier FAS is a full-service fine art services company with locations in New York, Philadelphia and Delaware. Atelier works directly with major cultural institutions and prominent private collections as well as major national and international galleries. Atelier FAS has two museum-quality storage facilities on the East Coast, and employs over 90 staff in the areas of Client Services, Logistics, Operations, Art Handling, Registration, Fabrication, Storage and Security.
Atelier NY (est. 2017) works closely with a clientele of museum registrars and specialists to design custom packing solutions. We bring a deep understanding of collection stewardship to every stage of a project, from collection care to traveling exhibitions, installation, transport, and storage.
This position is responsible for the production of custom made museum crates, travel frames, inner boxes, and inner components that are at times, complex.
Previous experience in a wood or fabrication shop where a high degree of craftsmanship is required
Prolific and the safe use of power and hand tools; proficiency with table saw, chop saw, band saw, and routers
Familiarity with the design-build process
Interest in design and functionality as it relates to the art objects and packing requirements
Knowledge of Sketchup or 3-d design programs is a plus, and an interest in learning new programs
Previous experience in the art world is a plus, and/or an interest and dedication to the craft of woodworking.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter in a single PDF to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Carpenter/Fabricator - NY.”
Atelier offers competitive hourly pay, commensurate with experience, and benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance, PTO, and commuter tax benefit. We value the creative pursuits of our coworkers and seek to foster a productive work environment for everyone. This position is full time.
It is the policy of Atelier FAS to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.