Fabricator / Art Handler (open rank-- May apply as Shop Manager)

Dustin Yellin Studio

Dustin Yellin studio seeks to add multiple positions to our fabrication team. We are considering applicants with relevant experience and/or training for the Fabricator / Art Handler position, and applicants with additional relevant experience for the Shop Manager position.

Both are primarily hands-on positions. The Manager position includes all of the responsibilities of the Fabricator/Art Handler position, with additional management responsibilities.

We will consider both full-time and part-time applicants. Rate depends on qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities

Shop Fabrication

  • Building “jigs” primarily from wood, to be used in artwork assembly.

  • Building other studio fixtures & furniture as needed

Art Handling

  • Moving / Rigging extremely heavy, extremely delicate artworks with a forklift following established procedures

  • Occasional conventional art handling incl. hanging flatworks, moving sculptures, etc.

Studio Production

  • Lifting glass panes

  • Cleaning & assembling glass panes to studio specifications.

  • Assisting resin pours

General Studio

  • Accepting deliveries

  • Cleaning / organizing shop and studio

  • Moving furniture, objects, etc…

  • Occasional off-site errands

If Applying as Shop Manager

  • All above-listed responsibilities, plus:

  • Maintain overview & facilitate artwork production from start to finish

  • Delegate responsibilities to fabrication team

  • Facilitate shipping / receiving of artworks (with studio Registrar)

  • Purchasing & related admin

  • Communication (email / phone) with clients & vendors on relevant subjects

  • Point of contact for all facilities maintenance

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Basic Woodshop skills

  • Art Handling Skills

  • Forklift experience

  • Rigging experience

  • Driver’s license

Added Value

  • Casting/moldmaking skills

  • Glass Cold Working skills

  • Metalworking skills

If Applying as Shop Manager

  • All of the above requirements, plus:

  • 4+ years relevant managerial / team leader experience

  • Goal-oriented

  • Professional communication skills

  • Demonstrated organizational skills

How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter explaining your interest, experience, and qualifications via email to: ArtistPosition0@gmail.com. Please indicate whether you are applying to the Manager-level position, or to the entry/mid-level position.

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Posted on August 24