Experienced Frame Fitter for High End Frame Shop

Downing Frames, Inc

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 3-5 years of framing experience and knowledge of archival hinging materials and techniques. You must be available for a Monday through Friday full-time job. Pay is based upon experience.


Basic daily responsibilities include:

Fitting high-end art into custom frames

Art handling/packing art

Additional responsibilities include:

Cutting Museum Glass



Ability to read and understand frame designs

Experience handling and packing art

Experience with framing valuable art for high-end clients

How to Apply

Please email your resume in PDF FORMAT with the subject line: EXPERIENCED FRAME FITTER to careers@downingframes.com.

Do not attach a cover letter. In the body of the email, please emphasize any specific skills or experience which may be relevant in your cover letter, such as specialized handling, complex installation, client interaction, condition reporting, registration, crate building, etc

  • Please do not call the studio.
Posted on July 28