Various Positions: Admin, Carpenter, Stretcher

Custom Art Surfaces, LLC

Custom Art Surfaces, LLC is an art fabrication shop focused on museum grade canvases, stretcher bars, panels, and other painting surfaces. Our company provides materials to a wide range of artists in the Los Angeles area specializing in oversize pieces, unique shapes, and custom surface preparation.

We are looking to fill multiple full time positions at our location in Downtown Los Angeles. The ideal candidates for these positions are interested and invested in the LA art scene and are looking for a creative, collaborative, and hands-on work place.

Open Positions:

  • Sales and Production Coordinator - $16-$19 per hour

  • Entry Level Carpenter - $16 - $20 per hour

  • Canvas Stretcher / Finisher - $16-$19 per hour

For complete job descriptions, requirements, and application instructions please visit our website at https://cas.la/employment

Responsibilities

Sales and Production Coordinator

  • Communicating with customers from quoting through payment and delivery

  • Working one on one with clients to achieve specific creative goals

  • Tracking product production and quality control

  • Organizing internal projects and R&D

  • Maintaining social media accounts

  • Deliveries to customers

  • General maintenance, organization, and cleaning of work areas

  • Working with other employees on larger projects

  • Occasional shop assistance (prep, finishing, etc)

Entry Level Carpenter

  • Fabrication of stretcher bars, panels, frames, and other custom art objects

  • Milling wood to precise specifications

  • Operation of woodworking hand and power tools

  • Stretching canvas, linen, muslin, and other painting substrates

  • Preparation of painting surfaces with gesso, grounds, and other media

  • General maintenance, organization, and cleaning of work areas

  • Working with other employees on larger projects

  • Occasionally working one on one with clients to achieve specific creative goals

  • Occasionally working offsite in artists studios, galleries, etc to fabricate and install onsite projects

Canvas Stretcher / Finisher

  • Stretching canvas, linen, and other painting substrates

  • Preparation of painting surfaces with gesso, grounds, and other media

  • General maintenance, organization, and cleaning of work areas

  • Working with other employees on larger projects

  • Operation of power and pneumatic hand tools

  • Deliveries to customers

  • Occasionally assisting in the fabrication of stretcher bars, panels, frames, etc.

  • Occasionally working one on one with clients to achieve specific creative goals

  • Occasionally working offsite in artists studios, galleries, etc to fabricate and install onsite project

Requirements

Please see complete job postings on our webpage for detailed requirements for each open position (https://cas.la/employment)

How to Apply

Please visit our employment webpage (https://cas.la/employment) for complete job postings and follow application instructions listed at the bottom of each job description.

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Posted on July 9