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Photo Retoucher

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$24-30 /hour
Application Deadline: 
February 25, 2021

Position Title: Photo Retoucher/Editor
Reports To: Lead Photographer(s), Studio Manager
FLSA: Non-Exempt, Full-Time
Start Date: ASAP
Location: 90066 * COVID-19 DISCLAIMER

Summary
The purpose of this role is to deliver high quality images and videos that meet JWPictures’ goals by properly executing photo and video editing expertise based on client needs and requirements. This includes the receiving, processing, editing, and delivery of photos and/or video files, as well as, relationship management by supporting the clients, independent contractors, collaborators, and the JWP team.

Essential Job Functions

  • Uses Adobe Creative Suite and other appropriate tools to manage, process, color correct, composite, and manipulate images and videos
  • Works closely with photographers to produce images that meet the JWP standards and client requirements
  • Works closely with Studio Manager to meet project deadlines
  • Responds to clients’ request for re-edits, archived images, and answers all general questions relating to photographs and videos
  • Keep extensive archive organized and up-to-date and ensures that all files are backed up onto the archival system
  • Updates Production Log on a daily basis and ensures all post-production information is current and correct
  • Manages memory cards in tandem with the photography team
  • Stays up to date with new image editing technologies
  • Be highly organized and have excellent time-management skills with the ability to multitask, prioritize workload, and meet tight deadlines
  • Other related duties are assigned

Relationship Management

  • Develops and maintains positive client relationships through establishing open lines of communication, delivering photo assignments and following up on requests in a timely manner
  • Develops external relationships by working collaboratively with outside parties (i.e. galleries, museums, independent contractors, book designers, etc.), and being responsive to team related requests or questions
  • Develops and maintains critical internal studio team relationships by being in constant contact with the photography team and the Studio Manager

Preparation, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced or expert proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (primarily Lightroom and Photoshop)
  • Experience: 2+ years of professional experience as Photo Editor
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Photography or related field
  • Affinity for fine arts and familiarity with the art world
  • Software applications:
  • Apple OS and applications (Mail, Calendar, Messages, etc.)
  • File sharing (Dropbox, WeTransfer, Google Drive)
  • Remote connectivity (LogMeIn, TeamViewer, Zoom)
  • Press prep/printing knowledge and experience is a plus
  • Analog photography and film scanning experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of various archival methods is a plus

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

  • Business hours are 10 am – 6 pm, Mondays through Fridays
  • May require revised working hours for international projects (based on location and predetermined delivery deadlines)

Compensation

  • Competitive hourly rate, commensurate with experience
  • Health and dental benefits
  • Paid holiday and vacation time

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

Related keywords: photo retoucher, photo editor, photography, video editor, photographer, photo, photoshop, adobe, lightroom

COVID-19 precautions

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
  • All members of the team have been working remotely as much as possible to limit the spreading of COVID-19. For this reason, candidates must be able to interview, undergo training, and fulfill this position remotely until further notice.
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Gallery Administrator

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Seeking a mature and responsible professional for the position of Gallery Administrator at an established San Francisco art gallery.

Duties

The Gallery Administrator’s duties include inventory management, facilities management, sales support, moderate art handling, and assisting the gallery owner. A professional and organized individual with excellent communication skills is required. Prior gallery experience is a plus.

Requirements

Fluency in the use of Apple computers, Google Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, standard office equipment, database management. Art database management experience a plus.

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Warehouse Lead Art Handler

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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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Warehouse Associate Art Handler

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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.
  • Assists 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.
  • 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 2 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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Handler

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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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