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Production assistant
at David Gill Gallery

David Gill Gallery is hiring a production assistant to join its team in London.

Our studio develops pieces for an innovative and pioneering gallery of original and unique contemporary furniture design and products, championing and showcasing the work of leading international artists, architects and designers who are both new and world famous. The studio has grown to be renowned for the work it creates.

The studio is seeking a highly motivated production assistant with technical knowledge of furniture construction, materials and production methods to provide support to our production team.

Duties include:

  • providing administrative support to production team across projects
  • delivery of projects to schedule
  • creating care and installation instructions for artworks
  • sourcing new suppliers and manufacturers
  • carrying out condition and quality control checks to ensure pieces are delivered to specification
  • quotations, purchase orders and invoicing
  • assist the team to plan and draw up production schedules, monitor the production processes and check in with fabricators as required
  • liaise with suppliers, workshops and artists
  • working closely with the gallery team to ensure the gallery and artworks are to exhibition standard
  • carrying out/organising any maintenance requirements
  • assist with the gallery’s exhibition and fair planning/installations
  • interpreting artists/designer’s sketches and drawings and produce technical drawings for suppliers, using Rhino
  • working with the registrar to organise domestic and international transport of samples, furniture, lighting and sculpture, ensuring items arrive in mint condition and on time
  • ensure samples library and storage spaces are kept in order
  • generate renders and visuals for the gallery sales team

Personal/experience requirements:

  • strong knowledge of the following software: MS Office, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, Rhino 3D (modelling and drafting) and Keyshot (rendering)
  • ability to interpret sketches and drawings
  • knowledge of a variety of materials and production processes, including but not limited to, bronze, wood, steel, resin and decorative finishes
  • excellent communication, interpersonal and team working skills
  • strong planning, organisational and multitasking skills to manage your own deliverables to meet the team’s goals
  • experience in the production of luxury, bespoke and limited ranges of sculptural/artistic furniture, lighting and accessories
  • strong attention to detail to ensure high levels of quality
  • regular visits to our warehouse in Wimbledon and occasional manual handing and lifting work, a need to be physically able to take on this aspect of the role
  • knowledge of other languages (Italian/French/Spanish) is desirable
  • confident in the use of hand and power tools is desirable

All candidates should be eligible to work in the UK. Please apply via the apply for job button below.

Salary: Undisclosed
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