Downing Frames is a contemporary art framing studio specializing in the fabrication of handmade, museum quality frames in NYC. We are looking to add a full-time experienced frame fitter who is a hardworking, detail-oriented team player. The ideal candidate works efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment.
The applicant that we hire will have a minimum of 1-2 years high-end framing experience and knowledge of archival hinging materials and techniques. You must be available for a Monday through Friday full-time job.
Basic daily responsibilities include:
Fitting high-end art into custom frames
Art handling/packing art
Additional responsibilities include:
Cutting mat boards to size
Cutting Museum Glass
Cutting spacers / fillets
Making boxes for shipping art
Installing frame glazing and fillets