Fine Art Picture Framer - hinger / fitter

DDG Frameshop

Museum quality fine arts picture frame shop is looking for a new framer with extensive matting experience to join our team. We are looking for a reliable self–starter with a dedication to superior craftsmanship.

We are looking for a full time OR part time Hinger & Fitter.

At DDG, we hold ourselves to the highest standards of archival framing and design, delivering state-of-the-art final products to museums, galleries, and private collectors. Please apply ONLY if you share in our passion for preservation and quality.

Position: part time or full time.

Salary will commensurate with experience. DDG offers additional benefits as well.

Responsibilities
  • matting, hinging, and fitting of our client work

  • cutting and prepping materials

  • measuring artwork and determining proper mat dimensions

  • updating location of art works with in the shop

  • maintaining a clean personal work area

  • organizing supplies and alerting management of materials to restock

Requirements
  • at least 1 to 2 years of experience in hinging and fitting, with well rounded general understanding of framing

  • extensive knowledge of types of rice paper hinges and other non-invasive mounting methods

  • familiar with computerized mat cutting equipment (preferably Valiani)

  • an ability to work systematically and take direction from worksheets

  • a deep understanding of materials and their properties, including but not limited to mats, acrylic/ glass glazing, and adhesives (specifically wheat starch paste)

  • takes pride in one’s craft and eagerly desires to increase skill set

  • mindful of work pace and production deadlines

  • a problem solver who is able to imagine how artwork will act over time

  • knowledge of proper art handling and packaging procedures

  • team player who works well with others

How to Apply

Please email resume, references, and a few sentence introduction stating the reasons why you are the best person to for this job. Applications with out resume, references, and few sentence intro will not be considered. DO NOT CALL, NO WALK-INS PLEASE.

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Posted on June 7