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Frameworks Team Member - Full Time / À Temps Plein

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Kingston Frameworks

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Industry Sector: Art/Design / Art/Conception graphique

Organization Description:

Kingston Frameworks is 36 years and still growing in the heart of downtown Kingston. At Kingston Frameworks, customers come in with their unique and precious treasures - from art to memorabilia, and collections - looking for someone to help preserve and display them in ways that complement the piece. Custom framing is as much a trade as it is a service, and we pride ourselves on our attention to detail that has led to high-quality custom framing since we began.

Our services also include custom digital printing, allowing us to be a one-stop shop for clients who have their files digitally. We also do photo restoration & editing. Beyond this our products include original art from our gallery of local artists, gift and other items in our retail storefront, and a multitude of framing, mounting and shadow boxing services. 

Job Listing #1685

Frameworks Team Member • Full Time / À Temps Plein

Date Posted: 10 Jul 2018

Application Deadline: 24 Aug 2018

Location: Kingston and Surrounding Area

Category: Art/Design / Art/Conception graphique

Hours Per Week: 25-40

Pay Rate: Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire 14.00

Language Requirements: English / Anglais

Job Description:

Calling all passionate art lovers and crafty people!

Kingston Frameworks is growing, and we are hiring a Frameworks Team Member!

Full and part-time positions are available, starting Mid August. The successful candidate will begin at part-
time hours in August, with the possibility of full-time beginning this fall.

At Kingston Frameworks we have a team of designers and problem solvers who create a
customized experience for every client we serve. People who shop at Kingston Frameworks bring us
some of their most valuable treasures – from artwork to one-of-a-kind memorabilia – to have them
beautifully preserved and displayed in their space.

Our team is passionate about art and design and passionate about problem-solving. After 36
years in business there are still new jobs to be done. Every day at Kingston Frameworks brings new
challenges for our team to innovate and express their creativity. Our clients are happiest when they
leave with their treasured piece ready to display in their home, business or gallery as part of their
collection.

Being a team member at Kingston Frameworks means being challenged to complete hands-on
tasks, use creativity and problem-solving skills, working directly with customers, and ultimately learning
the trade of professional framing. Team members always begin working in a general capacity, learning
the overall business of custom framing and printing, and as their skills develop they may move into a
more specialized position. It is a learning journey that requires no previous experience in custom
framing.

Responsibilities:
? Retail customer service – help customers match their piece with the appropriate colours and
styles to display proudly in their space, help them choose ideas from our gift selection
? Frame assembly – assembling glass, frames, and mats to finish a piece
? On-premise installation – for customers who choose this service, deliver and install their piece
(done with one of our experienced team members)
? Advanced skills – learn to safely operate our various machines to complete plaque mounting and
other orders

Successful Candidate's Personal Qualities:
? 2 Years Retail or customer service industry experience
? Interest in design, visual art, art history, and/or woodworking
? Enjoys working as part of a cohesive team
? Enjoys working with their hands with care and precision
? Enjoys working in a creative environment and coming up with innovative solutions
? Learns quickly and has a professional and cheerful attitude

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