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Senior Manager of Digital Art and Curator of NFTs
Senior Manager of Digital Art and Curator of NFTs
Saatchi Art
Post Date: 16 Feb 2022

JOB OVERVIEW

Leaf Group is a house of brands, creating and cultivating digital-first companies in growing lifestyle categories: Fitness & Wellness (Well+Good, Livestrong.com); Home & Decor (Hunker, Society6, Deny Designs), and Art & Design (Saatchi Art, The Other Art Fair). Additionally, we have performance focused brands in key categories such as Travel, Pets, and DIY (OnlyInYourState, Cuteness, eHow). Our media and marketplace brands are authentic and authoritative, reaching a large and growing passionate audience. 
We work in a fun, collaborative environment that is diverse, adventurous, and open-minded. We look for proactive, accountable people focused on continuous learning and growth to push themselves and our businesses forward. Check us out here.
Saatchi Art is the world’s leading online art gallery, established with the goal of helping people all over the world connect with art and artists they love. We offer an unparalleled selection of paintings, drawings, sculpture, and photography in a wide range of prices, and provide artists worldwide with an expertly curated environment in which to exhibit and sell their work. Based in Los Angeles, Saatchi Art is redefining the experience of buying and selling art, making it welcoming and accessible for artists and collectors alike.   

We are looking for a Senior Manager of Digital Art and NFTs to help lead the NFT strategy for Saatchi Art, helping architect and curate the next several drops, supporting both artists and buyers in the process. It’s a highly visible lead role on a high impact team and requires a great deal of coordination with various teams including product, engineering, event managers (in The Other Art Fair), Design, PR, and Marketing. This role has many hats. You can apply big-picture strategic thinking while also doing lots of smaller necessary tasks. You are also comfortable speaking in public at events or conferences regarding our NFT projects and representing the Saatchi Art brand. A big vision calls for a big job.  As we grow, our need for a Senior Manager of Digital Art and NFTs grows with us. You’ll report to: Interim General Manager

These are the projects we are excited to be working on for 2022:

Concept and execute 3 NFT dropsBuild profile of SA with NFT artists

Build profile of SA with NFT collectors

Oversee curatorial aspects and general NFT experience for both artist and collectors in a new NFT platform marketplace

Expected responsibilities for a Senior Manager of Digital Art and NFTs are as follows:

Concept and execute 3 NFT drops:

Design drop concepts that appeal to both art enthusiasts and crypto natives, ensuring the art offering is high quality and communicates value

Brainstorm token and smart contract behavior that would differentiate the project from other drops in the space and stay up to date on trends to ensure timely drops

Serve as a “chief of staff” to the General Manager on all NFT matters:

Attend and participate in daily standup, brainstorm sessions, presentations or speaking engagements related to NFTs

Assist in recruiting and/or interviewing candidates for NFT roles

Devise strategy for mint price/quantity, presale planning, sales format (eg wl, auction)

Help marketing devise strategy and tactics to build excitement and FOMO around a given drop.

Manage relationships with digital artists:

Guide and educate artists on various topics including how cryptocurrency works, how to prepare works for minting and assist in efforts related to any NFT drop including listing physical twins, fairs, speaker panels/interviews

Ensure works meet requirements for a given drop or collection (eg size, traits, composition)

Assist artists and assist marketing/PR with any content creation or communication with SA buyers, artists, Leaf Group or Leaf Group partners, as necessary.

Research the NFT market including fine art NFT platforms, drops, top creators and influencers.

Collaborate with other Leaf Group partners to create incentive campaigns for collectors

Advise on best practices for engaging the communities on Discord, Twitter, and various social media.

Work with Product to improve digital art products experience for artists and collectors:

Assist product or design with any guidance on microsite as needed

Find ways to integrate artists’ NFT works into the Saatchi Art and The Other Art Fair ecosystem.

Work with Product to help collectors discover and purchase NFTs within the Saatchi Art marketplace and work with The Other Art Fair to integrate NFT artists and collectors into the IRL fairs or Online Studio / Virtual Experience.

What you have:

Experience working with luxury fine art

Understanding of the art sales market and our competitors

Well versed and prior experience working in the NFT space and blockchain technology.Knowledge of digital art genres and movements, understanding of art mediums and artist fulfillment fundamentals

Strong analytical ability to build and review reports to better understand project trends and metrics

Excellent verbal and written communication

Desire and enthusiasm for taking on new tasks and wearing many hats

We’re casual and informal but we work hard and work responsibly. Personal accountability goes a long way. We believe we are the change

You’ll be successful if you are highly-motivated, team player with a passion for curating and managing innovative NFT art drops and products. You can direct and execute the vision for the digital art and NFT branch of the Saatchi Art business.


For full-time permanent roles:

Competitive compensation and benefits packages (i.e., Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, 401K)

Gender neutral family leave

Paid-to-play vacation rewards

Discretionary unlimited vacation time

Employee discounts for Saatchi Art, Society6, and Deny Designs

More details on the website.

JOB DETAILS

Location
Remote, USA

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