Production Assitantant for Furniture Company
Studio & Offsite Location Photography Team
(Industry City, Sunset Park, NY & OFFSITE)
We are seeking a Production Assistant to work with our production team on full time/casual basis.
This could include being scheduled for multiple 5-Day photoshoots in consecutive weeks.
*We do ask you have M-F availiblity, with occasional weekend work*
///Roles and Responsibilities
-This includes on-set support and merchandise handling including(but is not limited too) building furniture, carrying furniture and preparing product for upcoming shoots.
-General set cleanliness as well as being at the ready and present for any little shifts needed to assist the creative team during a photoshoot(ie: roating rugs, installing wall shelves, hanging artwork and rigging lighting. Power Tool knowledge is a must).
-Other important responsibilities include packing trucks, traveling to offsite jobs in lived in homes, wrapping furniture, liaison with our warehouse team, general on-set photo assistant duties, repotting plants, carrying 50lbs+
-Driving 14’ box truck expirence is a huge plus, also willing to teach if you have a valid license.
When scheduled, assignments are typically 5 days per week and may include up to 10-hour days. Having open avaliblity is preffered.
Who we are looking for?
o A candidate who is highly organized, adaptable and extremely detail oriented.
o Ablity to lift 50lbs+ as well as carry furniture.
o The ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and take control of given problem.
o The readiness to switch tasks at a momemts notice
o Someone who is solution oriented, process focused, a great communicator and a creative problem solver.
o People who want to grow, learn, be part of team is ESSENTIAL.
o A canadite who is punctual and never late to a job.
o Someone with at least 6 months photoset expirence
o Someone who is handy with power tools
o Duties for this position include moving furniture, keeping organized with photo samples (ranging in scale from a pillowcase to a sofa), providing support to photo and styling crews with related tasks, monitoring shot lists.
o Maintain a clean & welcoming work environment both at the studio or on location, including sweeping and general upkeep.
o Execute load in/load out of production gear & product for the photoshoot.
o Driving trucks around NYC and UPSTATE NY (on occasion)
o Requires extensive periods of active moving & standing (8+ hours).
o Assist with various pre & post-production needs, cleaning, preparing, ironing, planting, steaming, coffee runs, etc…
o Maintain workflow and prioritize sample merchandise for multiple sets, wrapping and protecting and returning merchandise.
o Respectful conduct within the rented location property, respecting homes as if they were our owns.
o 6+ Months Photo Studio/Equipment Room/PA Experience
o Associates degree in related field or equivalent experience
o Superior organizational skills
o Highly detail oriented
o Positive, can do attitude
o Experience with packing, wrapping, moving furniture, and delicate goods.
o Experience working in a fast-paced production environment
o Driver’s license and experience driving 14′ box trucks a plus
o Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs
The team member must possess qualities, such as dependability, punctuality and resourcefulness. They must also have a professional attitude. It is important for these individuals to maintain a high level of professionalism when working.
Please email us at [email protected] with:
*PLEASE NOTE: ALTHOUGH CASUAL, WE STILL REQUIRE A W4. WE REQUIRE W4 AND YOU RECEIVE A NORMAL BI-WEEKLY PAYCHECK – TAXED. NO EXCEPTIONS SORRY. ADDTIONALY, THIS IS AN HOURLY POSTION – STARTING AT 24/HR + TIME ½ OT AFTER 40/HRS