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Picture Framer and Gallery Assistant
Picture Framer and Gallery Assistant
Saper Galleries
Post Date: 17 Jan 2022


Saper Galleries is seeking a professional picture framer who demonstrates the highest level of quality, proven dedication to excellence, and demonstrated competence in all tasks related to picture framing. Must be an excellent communicator, intelligent, personable, friendly, reliable, responsible, hard-worker and have work history and references that are very positive. Preference for a college graduate in the fine arts with experience in quality work with the hands.

Additional Requirements
The candidate must have the following attributes for consideration:

  • Intelligence
  • Positive, friendly, kind, and respectful attitude
  • Common sense in handling normal everyday tasks and seeing tasks that need to be accomplished
  • Consistent hard worker
  • Dedication to accomplishment at the highest level of quality in all tasks
  • Phenomenal communication skills and use of proper language and grammar when speaking or in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to knowledgeably and intelligently communicate with a broad-ranging population which have high expectations
  • Demonstrated comprehension and accuracy in use of mathematics
  • Competence in accepting tasks and meeting obligations to fulfill them in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ability to make professional presentations with confidence, accuracy, and extraordinary knowledge of subject presented
  • Ability to work error-free in a demanding job where accuracy, professionalism, and high level of competence is required always
  • Ability to manage time so that tasks are accomplished within time constraints
  • Ability to provide the highest level of customer service that, as a norm, exceeds customer expectations always
  • Ability to perform all aspects of professional picture framing including mat and framing design work with customers using knowledge of art and design aspects consistent with Saper Galleries standards — and creating work orders that are accurate always — and performing all aspects of framing including cutting mats, hinging or mounting artwork, building frames and finishing detail that meets Saper Galleries standards always
  • Ability to lift, work while standing, comfortably manage using stairs, properly work with hand tools
  • Punctuality, reliability, dependability
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to quickly learn and perform tasks as trained with consistency and efficiency
  • Creative and artistic
  • Understanding of art history, print-making and other art media

The job will include, but not be limited to:

  • Greeting and welcoming visitors to the gallery
  • Communicating with clients and others by telephone and email
  • Processing art orders including accurate invoicing, packaging, and shipping
  • Designing matting and framing proposals appropriate for the artwork for both clients and gallery inventory
  • Cutting mats and frames, assembling and completing all other framing-related tasks perfectly
  • Accurately using database, spreadsheet, and other software
  • Efficiently researching art requests and communicating with artists represented by the gallery
  • Properly recording of payments received and handling of paperwork
  • Unpacking shipments and preparing materials for recycling
  • Designing and installing art exhibitions with efficiency, aesthetic balance, and without damaging material
  • Cleaning of work areas and other gallery spaces
  • Installing art at client locations
  • Using ladder and hand tools
  • Safely handling of art
  • Providing other assistance to gallery director and framing manager as requested

Job Type: Full-time


  • 8 hour shift

Must meet COVID-19 policy requirements.

Work Location: 433 Albert Ave, East Lansing, Michigan 48823 USA
Resume may be emailed to [email protected].


Michigan, USA

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