Senior Framer

The Conservation Center is soliciting applicants to join the company's Custom Framing department as an
Senior Framer. This department provides professional matting, conservation framing and frame repair for
private, corporate and museum clients.


QUALIFICATIONS:

• The candidate must have the ability to fit custom frames, re-fit frames for paintings, perform custom hinging, matting and framing of works of art on paper, create custom mounts and stands for 3-dimensional objects, and fit objects in acrylic vitrines
• The candidate must also be able to fabricate French and fabric-wrapped mats, as well as install fillets
• The candidate must be organized and have the ability to track departmental supplies and update stock when necessary, as well as accurately track and locate items through the company's custom-built database
• Art handling, packing, and installation experience a plus
• Thorough knowledge of archival framing techniques and experience in a high-end framing environment required.
• Customer service experience a plus, as the position meets with clients to choose framing options on an as needed basis.
• Positive attitude, good communication skills and ability to thrive in a fast-paced team-oriented environment.
• Some travel is required for emergency disaster response, sometimes at short notice, on an as-needed basis.


This is a full-time salaried position. Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Conservation Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. A successful applicant must pass a background screening. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and should send a cover letter, resume, salary history, and three references to heather.b@theconservationcenter.com. No phone calls please!