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Associate Director of Art Studio - art / media / design - job...

JobPosting
City: Los angeles
Date: 19 Sep 2020
Category: Art / Media / Design

OVERVIEW

James R. Eads Inc is a small arts studio & warehouse in LA. We are looking to hire an Associate Director. Currently, we focus on making limited edition screen prints, tarot decks, and other miscellaneous merch. We are looking for someone to take on the day to day work of running the business but also someone who will generate ideas to help raise and grow the business to a new level. Currently there are three of us working in the studio, we’re all in our late twenties/early thirties.

Our studio is currently located South of Korea Town, near the intersection of Washington Blvd and Vermont, but we will likely be moving to a new space with retail potential in North East LA within the next 6 months. This is an in-person job and not an at-home work opportunity.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Much of your responsibility will be streamlining the processes we have had in place for the past 6 years. We will discuss specifics on areas for potential improvement that need attention.

Position would include (but is not limited to):
General assistant to the Artist
Working closely with the Studio Manager & Printmaker
Organizing systems (both online and in the studio)
Managing the online store (we use Shopify)
Managing the Amazon online store
Developing both the studio space and retail store
Working with the artist on developing new products
Working with manufacturers for new projects
Creating schedules
Budget Reports
Some bookkeeping and maintaining payroll
Misc Research
Site optimization

QUALIFICATIONS


Must:

Have experience in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator)
Have experience with eCommerce
Be extremely organized
Have a driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.
Live in Los Angeles

Pluses:

+Experience packing art
+Experience using a Wacom tablet
+Experience with customer service
+Experience with wholesale/retail
+Experience with international and domestic shipping solutions (USPS, Fedex, UPS, DHL)
++Experience with Kickstarter/Backerkit/ISBNs/UPC codes etc.
+++Able to read/Write in Mandarin

Qualities:

- Positive, Engaging, Kind
- Strong project management and organizational skills
- Driven, ability to be self-directed and also take direction
- Creative with both independent and collaborative work ethic
- Problem-Solver
- Tech savvy


COMPENSATION

Starting salary is $50,000 or salary will be commensurate with experience, and salary history.

TO APPLY
If you feel qualify for this position please respond with some information about yourself, your CV/Resume and any related experience.
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