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Design Intern (U.S. remote)

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If you are an up and coming graphic designer, art director, video editor, or UX/UI designer who is eager to learn new skills and improve your portfolio, we’d love to hear from you. You have an eagle eye for detail and enjoy digital marketing, but you might be new to the field or still attending school—that’s okay with us.

This is a great internship opportunity. Though our main base in San Diego, CA, this is a remote position for U.S. residents. You’ll jump right into the mix, working with our tight-knit teams as a member of our staff, gaining experience with an international roster of clients like Expedia, Realtor.com, Petco, Hotels.com, and many more. So, if you envision a future for yourself on the Design team in an agency setting, we’d love to meet you.

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What you'll do:

You’re in charge of creating eye-catching visuals that satisfy clients and in-house needs. Some of your daily responsibilities may include:

· Creating graphics and design layouts for social media channels, client-facing presentations (templates), visual mock-ups for campaigns, marketing collaterals, and more.

· Collaborating with in-house departments to support campaigns and create design solutions.

· Applying design theory to marketing campaigns with a range of programs.

· Incorporating UI/UX best practices in web applications and optimizing designs for mobile formats.

· Editing videos and creating motion graphics for multiple purposes.

· Participating in internal meetings and collaborating on ideation sessions.

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Your Background:

We embrace diverse backgrounds, but as our ideal candidate you'll need to know your way around Adobe Suite programs, but you’d still be learning the tricks of the trade and looking to expand your skillset. We expect that you’re interested in meeting daily, weekly, or long-term deadlines in a fast-paced demand. We will stimulate you to learn and hone the skills you’ll need to make it on any design and creative marketing team.

· Prior graphic design experience demonstrated in a portfolio

· Solid grasp of contemporary design concepts

· Comfortable working in Adobe Creative Suite

· Eager to learn more about the design process

· Able to multitask and fulfill multiple project deadlines

· HTML and CSS knowledge is a plus

· Experience with video editing is a super plus

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What we offer

You’ll get from this internship a solid and updated portfolio, lasting connections in the design and marketing world, and an excellent experience to add to your resume and working journey.

With this position, we are looking for at least a 6-month commitment, 20 hours per week, with the possibility for hire upon completion.

Your base salary will be $15.00/hour

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About PACIFIC

PACIFIC is founded on the premise that there’s always more to discover. Whether it’s merging data with SEO best practices to deliver engaging consumer experiences or merging winning content with flawless design to enhance customer engagement and brand loyalty, we work to deliver new insight and unique quality to every client.

We believe in:

· Crafting entertaining and engaging digital experiences.

· Extending brands beyond websites and into mobile, social media, and the open web.

· Creating winning relationships between our clients and their best customers.

· Translating discovery to action.

If this is resonating, we look forward to hearing from you!

Location: San Diego, CA or Remote (USA)

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ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Enthusiastically and diplomatically works in tandem with lead handlers in the field; exhibits a friendly and approachable demeanor with clients and acts as a positive ambassador for the overall Project.

• Handles, packs and installs artwork at private offices, galleries and residences, as well as in our viewing rooms and galleries; professionally secures and transports artwork, all in accordance with museum standards.

• Assists the registration department with labeling artworks and preforming condition reports; expertly stores and tracks artwork in our warehouse, as well as our vehicles, in accordance with museum standards.

• Anticipates bookings/projects and takes all necessary steps to streamline the incoming and outgoing processes.

• Offers respectful communication to all team members and clients.

• Is part of a rotation of handlers that embark on a monthly Los Angles shuttle.

• Is available for occasional work outside the greater Bay Area.

• Attends weekly department meetings, as well as occasional programming events at 1275 Minnesota Street.

• Keeps vehicles and warehouse consistently clean and useable, bringing a proactive approach.

• Inventories supplies and administers reuse/recycling policies.

• Performs other related duties as required.

• Available to work 5 consecutive days of the week, between the hours of 8am and 6pm.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Minimum 3 years’ experience at a museum, gallery or art shipping organization; demonstrated expertise in art handling techniques, packing, crating and storing protocols, as well as client relations and team communication.

• Art transportation and shipping knowledge; Valid CA license and ability to drive a 16 – 26’ box truck.

• Professional commitment and adaptability; willingness to safely shift directions for the need of the artwork or client, in a moment’s notice.

• Experience, operating material moving equipment (VRCs, forklifts, scissor lifts, material lifts, gantries and pallet jacks).

• Outstanding communication and ability to take direction and ask for assistance, as needed, ensuring projects stay on schedule.

• Demonstrates concern for detail, accuracy and precise execution of work, all while being adaptable and willing to learn a new direction or skill.

• Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.

• Works well independently and as a team; gracefully shifts, as directed, between warehouse, client and office settings, whilst communicating along the way.

• Ability to safely lift 50+ lbs individually and 75+lbs as a team.

• Proficient with PC and Mac operating systems, including Adobe and Microsoft Suites and FilemakerPro. Ability to educate others on digital platforms, as needed.

 

BENEFITS:

Minnesota Street Project offers a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, AD&D, Paid Time Off and Parental Leave, Retirement Savings, 401-k Plan, and Pre-Taxed Commuter and Childcare Benefits.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Minnesota Street Project provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Warehouse Lead Art Handler

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Minnesota Street Project Art Services provides a comprehensive, concierge-based art collection management service to private collectors, galleries, and institutions. Adhering to the best art handling practices, we package, install, transport, inventory, and store artwork in conformance with museum standards, with 100% of our profits going to supporting and sustaining Bay Area arts and culture. Our 50,000 ft2 storage facility located in San Francisco, CA, features state-of the art environmental-control and security systems, as well as an attractive viewing room and photography facility.

Minnesota Street Project is currently seeking a full-time Lead Warehouse Art Handler, with expert art handling skills, to join our team of arts professionals.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Exhibits a friendly and approachable demeanor with MSP staff, clients, and vendors, acting as a positive ambassador for the overall Project; ensures strong communication is facilitated and deadlines are continually met.

• Leads warehouse crew in daily work orders (packaging and handling artwork) and installs for client viewing room appointments, stages outgoing artworks, anticipates incoming shipments by designating spaces in advance of deliveries, and assists with loading and unloading of trucks for shipments and field jobs.

• Moves stored objects in warehouse, maximizing spatial utilization while maintaining artwork safety

• Assists the Registration department with measuring and barcoding incoming artworks; condition reports artworks on an as-needed basis.

• Leads training exercises on packing, handling and installation techniques as necessary

• Keeps warehouse consistently clean, useable, and client-ready, bringing a proactive approach; inventories and readies supplies for field teams; administers reuse and recycling policies.

• Prioritizes the safety of personnel and artworks, adhering to company operational guidelines at all times

• Assists in upkeep of warehouse equipment and systems including forklift and HVAC

• May require occasional field work including packing, delivery and installation of artworks in client’s homes, offices

and galleries

• Attends weekly department meetings and performs other related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Minimum 3 years of experience in a museum, gallery or art shipping organization; demonstrated expertise in art handling techniques and storing practices.

• Demonstrated concern for detail, accuracy and precise execution of work; ability to quickly identify and resolve problems, ensuring projects stay on schedule.

• Works well independently and in a team; excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.

• Experienced operating warehouse equipment (VRCs, forklifts, walkie stackers, and pallet jacks)

• Valid drivers license.

• Ability to lift 50 lbs safely.

• Proficient with PC and Mac operating systems and software, including Adobe and Microsoft Suites and Filemaker Pro; familiarity with G Suite and CRMs.

• BA in Visual Arts, Humanities, Art History or equivalent a plus.

 

Reports to Warehouse Manager

 

BENEFITS:

Minnesota Street Project offers a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, AD&D, Paid Time Off and Parental Leave, Retirement Savings, 401-k Plan, and Pre-Taxed Commuter and Childcare Benefits.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

Minnesota Street Project provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Lead Handler

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Essential Responsibilities:

• Enthusiastically and diplomatically leads the art handlers in the field; exhibits a friendly and approachable demeanor with clients and acts as a positive ambassador for the overall Project.

• Handles, packs and installs artwork at private offices, galleries and residences, as well as in our viewing rooms and galleries; professionally secures and transports artwork, all in accordance with museum standards.

• Assists the registration department with labeling artworks and preforming condition reports; expertly stores and tracks artwork in our warehouse, as well as our vehicles, in accordance with museum standards.

• Anticipates bookings/projects and takes all necessary steps to streamline the incoming and outgoing processes.

• Ensures strong communication is facilitated throughout the team and that deadlines are continually met.

• Is part of a rotation of handlers that embark on a monthly Los Angles shuttle.

• Is available for occasional work outside the greater Bay Area.

• Attends weekly department meetings, as well as occasional programming events at 1275 Minnesota Street.

• Keeps vehicles and warehouse consistently clean and useable, bringing a proactive approach.

• Inventories supplies and administers reuse/recycling policies.

• Performs other related duties as required.

• Available to work 5 consecutive days of the week, between the hours of 8am and 6pm.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

• Minimum 3 years’ experience in a leadership position at a museum, gallery or art shipping organization; demonstrated expertise in art handling techniques, packing, crating and storing protocols, as well as client relations and team communication.

• Art transportation and shipping knowledge; Valid CA license and ability to drive a 16 – 26’ box truck.

• Professional commitment and adaptability; willingness to safely shift directions for the need of the artwork or client, in a moment’s notice.

• Experience, if not expertise, operating material moving equipment (VRCs, forklifts, scissor lifts, material lifts, gantries and pallet jacks).

• Outstanding time management; ability to quickly identify and safely resolve problems, ensuring projects stay on schedule, whilst keeping the client and team in communication.

• Demonstrates concern for detail, accuracy and precise execution of work, while managing time and efficiency of individual and team performance.

• Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.

• Works well independently and as a team; gracefully shifts between warehouse, client and office settings, whilst communicating along the way.

• Ability to safely lift 50+ lbs individually and 75+lbs as a team.

• Proficient with PC and Mac operating systems, including Adobe and Microsoft Suites and FilemakerPro. Ability to educate others on digital platforms, as needed.

 

Benefits:

Minnesota Street Project offers a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, AD&D, Paid Time Off and Parental Leave, Retirement Savings, 401-k Plan, and Pre-Taxed Commuter and Childcare Benefits.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Minnesota Street Project provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Project Manager

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Minnesota Street Project Art Services, an innovative, class-leading art-handling & collection care company in San Francisco, seeks an experienced, proactive, multi-tasking, and detail-oriented Project Manager to oversee client projects in collaboration with our team.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

• Exhibits a friendly and approachable demeanor with all Minnesota Street Project clients, staff, and vendors, acting as a positive ambassador for Art Services, as well as the overall Project; maintains excellent relationships with clientele, including collectors, galleries, institutions, consultants, and other arts professionals, ensuring industry-leading client satisfaction.

• Receives both direct and indirect client inquiries, and responds in a timely manner to review job scope and requirements and prepare and present estimates. Follows through with clients to convert estimates to jobs

• Produces applicable resource requirements and timelines for jobs; uses our CRM to estimate, enter in pertinent job details; In collaboration with the Project Coordinator and Warehouse Coordinator, calendars and produces field documents, Schedules preliminary site-visits, mid-job check-ins, and client meetings when appropriate.

• In collaboration with our Project Coordinator and Warehouse Coordinator, prepares art handlers in advance of their assignment and/or supports their needs while in the field, explaining/clarifying the details of the overall job, helping to proactively resolve issues that may arise, and when necessary, resolving client disputes.

• Collaborates with other departments to request scheduling in-house, job-related work orders (WOs).

• In collaboration with MSPAS staff, ensures all necessary documents are created in advance of each job, including bills of lading (BOLs), work orders, artwork pull sheets, attached artwork images, certificates of insurance (COIs), condition reports, and any other documentation relevant for the field team’s success.

• Sources and secures necessary job-related artwork authorizations, extended liability agreements, vehicle or machinery rentals, specialized packing materials, and the like in collaboration with Operations, Registration, and scheduling staff.

• Reviews monthly invoices for managed jobs, ensuring billed charges are within the original quoted range and addresses billing questions with clients

• Takes an active role in following up on jobs and other client interactions to ensure client satisfaction. Works with Client Development and Relationship manager to ensure that we understand current and upcoming needs of current and prospective clients and that they understand our current and upcoming offerings.

• Attends weekly department meetings, as well as occasional programming events at 1275 Minnesota Street.

• Performs other related duties as required.

 

Reports to Head Project Manager

 

Minimum Qualifications:

• Minimum 5 years experience in a fine art services organization, museum, or gallery; minimum 3 years experience as a dispatcher, project coordinator, project manager, or equivalent; hands-on field experience;

• Ability to quickly identify and resolve problems, effectively prioritize, and manage time efficiently, ensuring projects stay on schedule.

• Demonstrated concern for detail, accuracy and precise execution of work; excellent communication skills, both verbally and written; highly organized.

• Proficient with PC and Mac operating systems and software, including Adobe and Microsoft Suites and Filemaker Pro; knowledgeable with the G Suite, AutoCAD, Sketchup, and CRMs a plus.

 

Benefits:

Minnesota Street Project offers a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, AD&D, Paid Time Off and Parental Leave, Retirement Savings, 401-k Plan, and Pre-Taxed Commuter and Childcare Benefits.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Minnesota Street Project provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Gallery Sales Consultant

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CK Contemporary is an established gallery located in San Francisco's Union Square.  We are seeking an experienced art consultant with exceptional communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.  The candidate should have a strong background in contemporary art or experience in other high end sales environments.  Primary responsibilities include working with existing clients as well as generating new client leads, close new sales, and maintain long term client relationships.  There will be opportunities for involvement in marketing strategies and campaigns, development of our online presence and oversight of some day to day functions in the gallery.  We are looking for someone who is polished and professional, enthusiastic, collaborative and approachable.

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