ArtCenter College of Design is hiring a Photography and Imaging Coordinator. The Coordinator serves as a key organizer of the Photography and Imaging Department, implementing operational functions and distributing communications to students, faculty, staff, and industry partners. The position requires a steadfast adherence to detail and keen commitment to safeguarding the systems, resources, and platforms integral for the department to function. This position serves as the first point of contact for the program.
Minimum 3 years of experience providing administrative support for an educational institution, nonprofit organization, and/or a media-based studio
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
An advanced multi-tasker who can juggle multiple projects and work under pressure
Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with students, faculty, and the public
A self-starter, problem solver and team player
Exceptional attention to detail
Ability to juggle changing priorities
Advanced capabilities in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop
Adept at utilizing cloud-based apps including Google Drive and Drop Box
Proficient in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel
Experience with website hosting platforms like Squarespace, Media Temple, or WordPress
Experience navigating social media platforms — Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
A commitment to diversity, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities
Ability to handle all information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of ArtCenter business
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Prior experience in front office administration preferred
Prior experience in educational or not-for-profit institution highly desired
Knowledge and enthusiasm for the field of photography highly desired
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County seeks a part-time puppeteer to work with their Education and Programs department. The Performing Artist/Puppeteer works collaboratively within the Performing Arts Program to operate a full-suit Triceratops and Saber-toothed cat puppet for their on-going Encounters Program. Performing Artists/Puppeteers work with the Performing Arts Program Manager and other Education staff to present performances for Museum programs, special events, and school groups. Puppeteers interact with Museum guests and are expected to maintain a friendly and approachable demeanor at all times.
This position has the following requirements:
3 or more years as a dancer, actor, acrobat, puppeteer, and/or performing artist.
3 or more years of physical and movement-based training.
1 or more years of theatre training.
Available to work weekends.
Height and lifting requirements based on puppet as described below.
Quadrupedal Puppet Requirements: Height, 5’1” to 5’7”, Women’s shoe size 6-11 or Men’s size 4-9. Small to Medium athletic build. Must be able to lift and carry up to 85 pounds on back in bending and crouching positions for limited periods of time. All weight on wrists, shoulders, and back. Extremely hot, claustrophobic full suit puppet with limited sight range. Job requires wearing a Triceratops and Saber-toothed cat full-suit puppet with internal mechanisms for movement and sound amplification.
Requires wearing a Triceratops and Saber-toothed Cat full-suit puppet with internal mechanisms for movement and sound amplification.
Extended periods of standing and bending within costume; holding physically challenging positions for lengthy periods of time, in a confined space.
Stilt walking and light gymnastic activity required for some of the museum characters.
Work schedule may also include weekdays and some evenings.
Performing Artists/Puppeteers must pass a physical examination from a medical doctor provided by the Museum.
Willingness and ability to learn about natural history content, including paleontology, to create authentic character studies for the Dinosaur Encounters program.
Willingness to assimilate and creatively interpret content from NHM’s exhibits, collections and halls, and collaborate with museum interpretive staff and education department policies to create performing arts-based programming.
Ability to work well in an ensemble and proactively assist your colleagues as needed.
Acting and hosting abilities required.
Willingness to learn and perform minor tech board and remote control operation.
Comfort interacting with all ages of the public while in or out of costume.
Experience in education strongly preferred.
Completion of a physical is required prior to beginning employment.
A cover letter, current resume, and list of 3-4 references are required for all applicants. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Interested candidates please visit www.nhm.org/jobs and click the link of the position for which you are interested.
The Broad is seeking a creative, driven and experienced Marketing and Social Media Manager (MSMM) to develop and execute innovative marketing and social media strategies designed to achieve core objectives including: meeting and exceeding general admission attendance, exhibition and public programming attendance and revenue goals; increasing awareness of The Broad; and effectively engaging and communicating with The Broad’s large and diverse audience. The MSMM will report to the Director of Marketing and Communications (DMC) to support The Broad’s marketing and communications efforts, including social media (paid and organic), traditional advertising, digital marketing (including management and support of The Broad’s website and ticketing platform), email marketing, sponsorships and other marketing initiatives. This is a high-profile role at The Broad that requires the ability to successfully manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, exceptional attention to detail, and an “outside the box” approach to establishing an exciting and enduring brand identity for the museum as a welcoming, inclusive and premier cultural destination on local, national and global levels.
Social Media and Content Creation
Lead the development and implementation of innovative social media strategies that build on awareness of The Broad and ultimately, drive ticket sales and free general advance reservations
Monitor daily execution of social media content (i.e. scheduling posts, liking photos, tweeting, sharing, increasing social outreach, etc.)
Write all social media copy, consistently delivering on-brand voice posts that are 100% error-free across all social platforms
Create impactful and compelling social media content and video content that engages and educates The Broad’s audience, working closely with key internal and external stakeholders
Manage social media KPIs and produce monthly recaps, optimizing performance of specific tactics against plan goals
Monitor for brand mentions across all social media channels. Identify and engage with posts that provide an opportunity to positively impact brand reputation and work with Visitor Services to respond to questions in a timely manner
Manage photography and videography for the museum, including hiring and supervising photographers, videographers, producers and editors
Stay up-to-date on new social media tools and best practices, identifying ways for The Broad to be at the forefront of social media trends
Continue to grow and manage the museum’s relationships with social media influencers
Marketing and Advertising
Assist with the development of and implementation of integrated marketing and communications plans designed to refine and strengthen the museum’s brand identity, drive attendance and revenue, and maximize awareness of and audience for the museum, its exhibitions and its public programs
Assist with the planning of and implementation of digital marketing campaigns including paid social media, display advertising and SEO/SEM
Work with external digital agency to manage, execute and monitor digital campaigns, providing strategic guidance to drive results and ensure goals are met or exceeded
Develop creative concepts and write copy for marketing and advertising collateral such as The Broad’s general information brochure and other museum print collateral, OOH advertising, print advertising, radio ads, paid social media ads, display advertising, email newsletters, etc.
Ensure that The Broad’s brand identity and voice are consistent across all channels
Set and oversee project timelines for the design and production of advertising and marketing materials, ensuring projects remain on track to meet deadlines
Manage day-to-day communications and operations with internal stakeholders, external agencies and vendors regarding project timelines, files, specs, production issues, etc.
Manage and update all onsite signage and marketing/collateral
Provide exceptional attention to detail as the final marketing eye on all marketing and advertising creatives and assets: ensure copy is 100% correct, images are clear, etc.
Stay up-to-date on art world and museum industry news, trends and influencers
Maintain image, video and digital asset archives, utilizing The Broad’s DAM to tag, organize and manage assets
Develop and manage The Broad’s email marketing calendar
Write, design, test and schedule emails, collaborating with Curatorial, Audience Engagement, Visitor Services, Retail, IT and design agency to develop and produce email newsletters
Manage visitor email communications such as pre-visit emails
Develop and manage transactional/triggered email campaigns (such as a welcome series, re-engagement campaign, etc.)
Optimize email performance via A/B and split tests
Analyze email performance data to better understand The Broad’s audience, improve email marketing KPIs and make actionable recommendations that will optimize email performance
Manage email marketing KPIs and produce monthly recaps
The Curatorial Intern will work directly with Curator Daniela Lieja Quintanar, summer artist-in-residence Sandra de la Loza and curator of A NonHuman Horizon, Andrew McNeely. The Intern will assist Lieja Quintanar with the curation, production, and marketing of the 2019 Summer Residency Exhibition in the main gallery, will work directly with de la Loza and McNeely and to coordinate, research, and produce public programming. The Curatorial Intern will serve as the key liaison between the artist and LACE’s staff, as well as with any additional artists/collaborators involved in the projects.
Communications and Marketing Internship
The Communications and Marketing Intern will work directly with Gallery Assistant, Jackie Castillo and Executive Director Sarah Russin, to coordinate all digital and print marketing for the summer exhibitions, and will serve as key liason for all press and academic inquiries. The Communications and Marketing intern will collaborate with LACE curator Daniela Lieja Quintanar and guest curator Andrew McNeely to create original digital content for LACE’s social media, website, and email marketing.
Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) seeks a full-time Registrar to join the auction house. The ideal candidate is highly organized with great attention to detail. LAMA is the leading auction house on the West Coast for modern and contemporary fine art and design, and candidates must thrive in a fast-paced, high-intensity working environment.
The Registrar executes the logistics of incoming and outgoing property from the auction house and manages LAMA’s inventory database. The role works closely with the Client Services and Specialist Departments to successfully coordinate each consignment to the auction house.
Serve as primary liaison with third parties regarding incoming and outgoing property
Inventory and organize physical property at LAMA
Manage database containing consignment and inventory data
Assemble and present incoming consignment information to relevant staff
Generate condition reports with the specialist department
Coordinate conservation work with vendors
Minimum 2 years of applicable experience
Excellent organizational and inventory management skills
Acute attention to detail with a high-volume of tasks
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Experience managing a high-volume of email correspondence
Effective performance under accelerated deadlines and shifting priorities
Must possess personal ownership and accountability for projects, goals, and outcomes
Proficiency with Microsoft Office is necessary; knowledge of FileMaker Pro is an advantage
Auction house or other art business experience is an advantage, but not required
Modern Auctions, Inc., is an equal employment opportunity corporation. After 30 days of employment, employees may elect to join a company sponsored health and dental plan. LAMA also offers a 401(k) Profit Share plan for the exclusive benefit of all eligible employees. Salary compensation is commensurate with experience.
To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Carolina Ivey at firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line including “Registrar Application”. Please no phone calls.
SPRÜTH MAGERS is looking to hire a Gallery Associate:
The Gallery Associate provides support to all members of the gallery staff, primarily to the Directors of the Gallery, while seated at the front desk.
We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic team member who is keen to learn and to commit to working intimately with a small dynamic team. Excellent oral and written communication skills, detail-oriented and capable of prioritizing and executing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Mature, reliable, punctual, and a positive attitude with great interpersonal skills.
This position requires the applicant to be interested in developing a career in sales and will be required to offer sales support in addition to the general administrative duties of the gallery. This will involve helping to generate sales offers, artwork portfolios, sales emails for exhibition and artfair previews, and any other sales requirements from the Directorial team.
Education: Degree in Art History with a focus on twentieth century to contemporary art, preferred. Computer Skills: MS Office Suite, Filemaker inventory systems, Photo-shop.
Experience: 2 years of experience in a gallery, preferred.
Required: Must be available for gallery installations, openings, and other events as needed, which may take place over weekends or fall outside normal gallery hours.
Greets visitors, acknowledges and recognizes clients, press, curators, artists;
Shares knowledge of the gallery with visitors, including its programs and artists;
Manage all client calls and visits, informing Sales Directors of arrivals into Gallery, maintain and manage gallery attendance list and sign in books.
Open and ensures gallery is exhibition ready;
Handles all supply orders;
Oversee and help field IT questions and issues with external IT provider;
Update contacts in database coordinating with team in Europe;
Manages flow of visitors during exhibitions, and maintains group tour calendar;
Available for all gallery special events: check-in guests etc;
Create and maintain exhibition and back of house checklists;
Manages inventory of gallery publications and orders new books when necessary and manage Gallery library;
Update and manage Events calendar and gallery schedule;
Otis College of Art and Design seeks applications for a full-time faculty appointment serving both the Communication Arts Department and MFA Graphic Design Department. This position requires teaching effectiveness in research, writing, critical theory, and studio development. Areas of expertise could include environmental graphics, community engagement, branding, user experience, and/or new technologies. The successful candidate will have proven professional accomplishments of national/international scope. Initial placement in rank is recommended by the department Chair and requires review and approval of the Chair of the Rank & Promotion Committee and the Provost. The College does not grant faculty tenure; this is a renewable full‐time faculty appointment subject to annual renewal based on a performance review. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019. This position reports to the Chair of both programs.
Teaches an average of 18 contact hours per week or 36 contact hours each year across three semesters, including summer.
Provides 6 hours on average per week in service to the department(s) and/or the College (i.e., serving on college‐wide committees, attending faculty meetings, semester assessments) as assigned by the Chair.
Demonstrates an interest and ability to work creatively and effectively with a diverse student body and be part of a team of professional artists/designers/educators.
Experience in writing design curriculum, especially new technologies and interactive experience design, is ideal.
College committee participation is required.
MFA in Design or a related field required. Candidate must have evidence of at least 5 years college-level teaching experience in higher education Design in an accredited College.
-Work hands on with our production team utilizing Red, Sony and Canon cameras in our fully-equipped private studio. -Ensure all set related items are properly maintained and stored. -Adheres to set etiquette at all times, anticipates crew needs and maintains talent needs on every shoot. -Efficiently go on production runs. Follows purchase policies and safely transports product(s) in a timely manner. -Participates in pre-production meetings to provide insight and prepare properly. -Communicates to production coordinators any set/shoot related issues to be handled in a timely manner.
-Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage -Flexible PTO -Casual Working Environment -Fully Stocked Kitchen -Occasional Work Lunches -Company Paid Dinner & ride-share during late shifts
The Production manager is responsible for creating, maintaining and executing production plans, schedules, and budgets to meet project specifications. This includes developing schedules based on estimates and ultimately using reporting software to track effort and materials in relation to established budgets. This person will troubleshoot day to day allocation of equipment, people and materials as well as technical issues pertaining to the fabrication of artwork. Solid knowledge of and familiarity with a wide range of fabrication and finishing processes used in the production of artworks is highly desired. This person will directly manage supervise and train personnel according to company policies and procedures. This person must be familiar with OSHA requirements and ensure that health and safety policies are practiced at all times. Needs excellent communication skills. We are looking for someone who can be a team leader, who can work collaboratively with the owner of the company to create a positive and productive work environment. This position requires strong leadership skills and abilities.
Standard Sculpture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not and will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability or any other basis prohibited by law.
Salary BOE. Includes Benefits Package.
Lead the hiring process for paint and fabrication personnel; interviewing and training
Directly manage fabrication and paint personnel
Oversee quality and implementing corrective actions
Manage interdepartmental communications.
Serve as as primary contact with internal and external production teams.
Manage communication and documentation of any issues, changes that impact the projects in an efficient, professional and courteous manner.
Maintain high level working standards for quality at all times
Additional responsibilities as required by management
The ideal candidate must possess the following:
Solution oriented thinking
Minimum of five years experience managing high end metal fabrication and finishing
Experience supervising five or more employees
Strong foundation in Project Management
Strong foundation in mechanical and structural engineering
Strong understanding of architectural drawings, build materials, hardware, finishes and fabrication techniques
Experience in direct client interaction
Strong understanding of fabrication materials & techniques
Work quickly and accurately while communicating / solving problems with large teams
Knowledge of HR, wage and hourly law
Oversight of fabrication and paint personnel
Strategize best approaches to successfully execute projects
Work with others to ensure quality outcomes and accurate estimates
Review and approve project effort estimates to be used in proposals
Maintain shop safety standards
Conduct employee performance evaluations
Work with management to set direction and long term shop strategy
Review project successes and failures with paint and fabrication personnel