artist's assistant in stroud

03 December 2018
julia whittle, randstad business support
job type
£ 20,000 - £ 24,000 per year, Benefits package
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stroud, south west
marketing & PR
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 20,000 - £ 24,000 per year, Benefits package
reference number
julia whittle, randstad business support
01905 745533
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job description

My client is currently recruiting a number of Art Graduates/Experienced Painters for long term fixed term contracts at their Gloucestershire office.

This role involves working independently or as part of the wider team under supervisor direction - you will have the opportunity to take part in various creative, production-based tasks such as preparing canvases, applying colour theory and painting under strict guidelines.

Experience with fabrication and sharp accuracy are essential for this role. Work of a repetitive nature may be required

Role Responsibilities:

* Preparing canvases - stretching and priming.
* Painting under strict direction.
* Applying a good sense of colour and colour theory.
* Handling artworks - moving and lifting artwork and materials under supervision.
* Assisting with framing of artworks.
* To look after and maintain any work tools and any work-related equipment.
* Maintain and keep tidy the working environment and the staff areas.
* To maintain excellent time keeping and professionalism at all times.

Skills and Experience:

* Diploma or equivalent with a background in the Arts or Graphics
* Experience of fabrication and installation of mainly 2D artwork projects under specific direction
* Ability to work accurately and with care (drawing, painting, measuring etc)
* Strong colour matching and paint mixing skills
* Good interpersonal skills

Person profile:

* Enthusiastic with a friendly and industrious approach to work
* Wide knowledge of painting techniques & materials
* Experience and skills of using various paint mediums - acrylics, enamels, oils etc.
* Computer literate - ideally Mac - Photoshop, Excel etc
* Initiative & strong problem-solving skills
* Confident with using a variety of tools (screwdriver, hammer etc)
* Full Clean driving licence

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.