Job Opportunities at Dashboard


Posted 3/21/2016

SEEKING ARTWORK PRODUCTION MANAGER and INSTALLATION ASSISTANT

March 30 to May 1, 2016

Production to be completed in Atlanta, GA

Installation in Orlando, FL.

Job Description:

Dashboard is seeking a qualified Artwork Production Manager and Installation Assistant for a sculptural, paper installation designed by Young Never Sleep Studio (YNSS). The art piece will be largely produced in Atlanta, GA and installed in Orlando, FL.

Qualified Applicants may apply for one or both of these jobs.

ARTWORK PRODUCTION MANAGER (APM)

  • APM is responsible for the fabrication of assembly pieces that will ultimately be used to create large-scale paper sculptures, and will meticulously follow design and guidelines developed by YNSS.
  • APM is responsible for communicating and reporting to both Young Never Sleep Studio (San Francisco, CA) and Dashboard (Atlanta, GA) throughout the project.
  • APM is responsible for receiving shipments of art materials coinciding with a checklist of items to Atlanta, GA.
  • APM will document production and report back to YNSS and Dashboard to ensure quality product is being achieved.
  • APM will follow YNSS guidance and pack artwork for shipment to Orlando, FL.

INSTALLATION ASSISTANT (IA)

  • IA is responsible for communicating and reporting to both Young Never Sleep Studio (San Francisco, CA) and Dashboard (Atlanta, GA) throughout the project.
  • IA will travel with YNS and Dashboard to Orlando, FL for install of artwork over 5 days in late April.
  • IA will follow YNSS lead on all installation elements.

Qualities for Hire:

  • Artist with good tactile sensibility, sculpture or crafting experience
  • Doesn't mind getting dirty & being hot
  • Experience in binding & rigging
  • Precise cutting skills, attention to detail, handwork
  • Collaborative, knows how to take direction but also offer feedback & constructive criticism
  • Ability to be flexible and creatively problem solve

 

References of the type of work being created:

http://ohhappyday.com/category/party/installations/

http://www.confettisystem.com/

 

Tentative Schedule:

Artwork Production Mgr

3/30 - 4/15 Atlanta GA

  •  Receipt of Paper goods and materials.
  • Transfer of Design and cutting
  • Packaging & Shipping

Installation Asst

4/21—4/30 Orlando, FL

  • Install three 10'x20' paper sculpture works over five days with YNSS

 

Compensation commensurate with experience. All travel, housing, and studio (if needed) will be provided. Artist should provide their own proper cutting tools for this job.

Please respond to Jobs@Dashboard.us with your proposed artist day rate, confirmation you will be able to work within the dates listed, and that you are comfortable contracting with an organization to accept responsibility of project completion by these dates.

If you are available for only one portion of this job (APM or IA) please clarify this in your correspondence.

Sincerely,

Dashboard & Young Never Sleep Studio

Paper Garden at Orlando Skyhouse (sample 1 of 3)

Paper Garden at Orlando Skyhouse (sample 1 of 3)