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Freelance Mural and Sign Painters - art / media / design - job employment

City: Chicago
Date: 02 May 2019
Category: Art / Media / Design

Overall Murals, Inc. specializes in large-scale, hand-painted advertising and art murals. Based in Brooklyn since 2010, Overall Murals is expanding and seeking new talent to grow with the company. Please review recent projects at

- Painters with experience in painting murals
- Specifically seeking those who are masters of detailed hand lettering
- Experience with sign paint enamels a plus

Painters report to Senior Painters or Management in the field.
Responsible for exceptional artistry and maintaining safety and aesthetic quality controls, while serving as a positive representative of the company to members of the public.
Painters work in teams of 2-4, year-round, and in all weather conditions.
Painting - prepare patterns, color-match & mix paint, produce murals & sign painting
Light Construction - set up scaffolding, work on ladders, lift objects up to 80lbs, light carpentry
Driving - licensed & registered company vehicles as-needed, need weekly graffiti surveillance and maintenance so having a car is preferred.

Painting Portfolio - showing advanced lettering (and photorealistic reproduction skills if you have them) and can PAINT FAST
Physically Fit - able to stand for 4hrs at a time and safely lift objects up to 80lbs
Reliable - prompt, responsible, safety-oriented, genuine pride & pleasure in work done well
Flexible - willing to work a variety of days/hours, under tight deadlines/short notice
Fearless - mural painting some times requires working on a lift or scaffold, at great heights
Valid Driving License - and ability to operate company vehicles, need weekly graffiti surveillance and maintenance so having a car is preferred
Willing to travel out of town
Flexible schedule - able to work for up to 7days or more at a time

Team Player - communicative, sturdy, and naturally inclined to support your teammates
Technologically proficient - Should have possession of a smart phone. Any Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop abilities are a plus
Lastly, painters are expected to be able to think on their feet, meet tight deadlines, work around any issues, and be proactive

TO APPLY - Reply to this post
Link to your personal website and/or portfolio or examples of your work - those who do not send samples of your work will NOT be considered for the position
Link to your LinkedIn page
Your resume attached as a PDF
A BRIEF note detailing why you're a match for our company/this position
(3 professional references from direct supervisors will be required if selected for an interview)
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