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Studio Asssistant, Artist’s Studio

Posted: 19.10.2022
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Contract
Pay: $50,000-60,000
Location: Long Island City, NY, USA
Tenure: Contract
Job description:

An established Artist Studio is looking for a Studio Assistant with a high level of proficiency in illustration programs. The role requires the successful candidate to construct shapes, to turn pencil sketches or ideas into Illustrator vectors, and to construct patterns and shapes for paintings. A creative mind is essential.

The role is fixed term for 3 months with the possibility to become permanent for the right candidate.

Tasks & Requirements

  • Excellent skills in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop; knowledge of Rhino is a plus, as is Sketchup
  • A very good sense of mathematics (angles, placing shapes on the canvas and against each other)
  • Creative and imaginative with an eye for balance, and layout
  • Able to create a drawing that expresses the vision of the artist
  • Produces clean and crisp designs
  • Excellent at taking a concept and turning it into a graphic
  • Great problem-solving skills
  • Adaptable enough to handle concept changes without getting frustrated
  • Flexible approach to work due to the variety of projects
  • Working to tight deadlines
  • Painting skills in both oil and acrylic
  • General assistance with various tasks at the studio