Custom Picture Framer
We are a large retail frame shop located in downtown Redmond, looking for an experienced framer in mat cutting, fitting, art handling, frame design and working with point-of-sale technology. Frame chop and join experience is a bonus. Position is flexible but includes a weekend day and one evening shift. We prefer applicants with at least one-year experience in a frame shop setting, but would consider training someone in the arts field interested in a career in custom picture framing. There will also be some design work with customers.
Responsible for production of custom frame orders in a timely and efficient manner paying special attention to detail and workmanship.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Educate clients to understand color, design, and preservation techniques of their projects.
Processing custom frame orders which can include cutting mats, frames and/or glass. Fitting artwork into ready-made frames,stretching canvas, etc. all while working efficiently with time and paying attention to detail.
Work at design counter as needed.
Any other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one year or more related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Previous framing and customer service experience.
Must have experience with computerized mat cutters, double miter saws, joiners, glass cutting, and mounting techniques.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
Ability to process information/merchandise through computer system and register system
Ability to communicate with associates and customers
Ability to read, count, and write to accurately complete all documentation
Ability to freely access all areas of the store including sales floor, stock area, and register areas
Ability to operate and use all equipment necessary to run the store
Ability to work varied hours/days as business dictates
DOE (starting at $15/hour) plus holiday, sick, vacation pay, 401K, and employee discount.