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Production Assistant

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David Zwirner

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19d ago

đź’Ľ Graduate Job

New York

AI generated summary

  • You should be self-driven, curious, and passionate about art, with a degree in related field. Proficient in Adobe software, with strong communication skills. Knowledge of Sketchup, Rhino or CAD a plus.
  • You will support production team in fabricating artworks, research materials/processes, plan exhibitions, create drawings/manuals, design documents, assemble models, assist with signage, and collect edition info for gallery exhibitions.

Graduate Job

Creative Arts & Fashion, Architecture & Urban Planning•New York

Description

  • David Zwirner seeks a full-time Production Assistant to provide support and assistance with global exhibitions and production projects. This position reports to the Production and Registration Coordinator. 
  • Success in this creative and fast-paced role requires experience in and enthusiasm for exhibition logistics, fabrication and design.

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate should be self-driven and curious with an passion for art and creative problem-solving
  • Bachelors or Masters in Fine Art, Visual Studies, Architecture or Design preferred
  • Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign required
  • Working knowledge of Sketchup, Rhino or CAD programs preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills necessary

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Creative Arts & Fashion
Architecture & Urban Planning

Responsibilities

  • Workshop creative solutions for fabricating artworks and exhibition materials with the production team as a whole
  • Research and source materials, vendors, and processes for gallery artists
  • Provide support with all stages of planning, budgeting, and implementation of select exhibitions at David Zwirner
  • Update and manage various departmental organizational calendars and spreadsheets as projects come in
  • Generates technical 2D & 3D drawings to illustrate installation processes for artworks and clarify fabrication specifications for vendors
  • Designs client-friendly informational documents, installation manuals and/or maintenance instructions for select artworks, as well as exhibition maps, floorplans and various other visual tools to assist sales, as needed.
  • Assemble physical exhibition models, maquettes and mock-ups
  • Interpret and manipulate architectural, technical drawings, etc.
  • Assist in the production and preparation of vinyl and exhibition signage for gallery exhibitions
  • Collect and organize information for editioned artworks and draft NYACAL forms

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

New York