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Experience Experience
Philadelphia, PA
Art Handler
Philadelphia, PA
Harris, Altenwerth and Kiehn
Philadelphia, PA
Art Handler
  • Working on major fine art installations, handling and packing projects including exhibitions, auctions, art fairs and single shipments
  • Warehouse & Inventory management on a daily basis
  • Working with the Operations Manager as the principal member of the technical team for fine art projects in London and the UK
  • Working closely with specialist departments, logistics department and operations to complete Sales in Auction schedule
  • Working with the Operations Supervisor as the principal member of the technical team for fine art projects in London and the UK
  • Working with the Operations Mnaager as the principal member of the technical team for fine art projects in London and the UK
  • Loading and transport of artworks and antiques for domestic and international shipment
Chicago, IL
Art Handler, Christie s Inc
Chicago, IL
Goyette-Zieme
Chicago, IL
Art Handler, Christie s Inc
  • Perform saleroom exhibition setups, breakdowns, and transfers to packing desk for customer pickup or transfer. Provide on-site support during exhibitions
  • Support all other logistics functional areas as directed by management. Other duties as assigned by Management/Supervisor
  • Unpack/pack, handle, and store property in designated areas
  • Lot up sales (printing and placing lot stickers as directed by dept)
  • Support Property Controllers in physical handling and communicating conditions (complete Damage reports)
  • Support photography during photo shoots
  • Transfer bar-coded and tagged property to departmental warehouse, saleroom, post sale, packing desk
present
Philadelphia, PA
Senior Art Handler
Philadelphia, PA
Collins LLC
present
Philadelphia, PA
Senior Art Handler
present
  • Install works of art in galleries for special exhibitions and gallery rotations at the Museum, working with VMFA curators, conservators, designers, production staff, and registrars; and couriers and staff for other institutions
  • Act as Lead or 2nd on selected special exhibition installations
  • Move art objects within the Museum building for the purposes of gallery installations, packing and shipping, photography, conservation, and other events as assigned
  • Assist in the local and regional pick-up and delivery of art objects outside the Museum
  • Create custom crate interiors for outgoing loans and pack outgoing objects
  • Unpack incoming loans and acquisitions
  • Frame/unframe two-dimensional works
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Manual Dexterity
Bachelor’s Degree in Manual Dexterity
Kaplan University
Bachelor’s Degree in Manual Dexterity
Skills Skills
  • Good knowledge of the roads and an ability to route plan
  • Ability to build and maintain good vendor and customer relations
  • An HGV driving license is desirable
  • Experienced Fine Art Handler with detailed understanding of Fine Art industry – both technical and operational
  • Proficiency of problem solving, handling any issues and customer queries
  • Good communication skills
  • Competent fine art handling, packing and installation skills
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4 Art Handler resume templates

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Art Handler Uovo Fine Art Storage Resume Examples & Samples

  • Receive and release shipments
  • Reconcile, receive and barcode all incoming and outgoing property for inventory control purposes
  • Maintain storage areas for safety, cleanliness and efficiency
  • Maintain all inventory records and BOL’s for all shipments
  • Adhere to all company policies and maintain high ethical standards
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Experienced Museum Art Handler Resume Examples & Samples

  • Handling both unmatted and matted, and framed and unframed works of art, including large format works (posters and wall coverings), rolling and rerolling fragile works on paper, ability to assess their condition, and adjust technique accordingly
  • Please note experience directly handling rare books or wall coverings
  • Two years as a trained textile handling specialist or conservator in a museum
  • Rolling and unrolling textiles of various sizes and fragility; experience assessing fragility and weak points in a textile, and modifying handling and support appropriately
  • Working with objects as an art handler in a museum, familiarity with a varied design collection desired (porcelain, furniture, ceramics, etc.)
  • Past responsibility must include retrieval and moving of three dimensional objects back and forth from storage to temporary locations; knowledge of safe and standard museum methods of stabilization on carts and experience using ladders and other moving equipment to access museum objects from high storage shelves
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Experienced Art Handler Resume Examples & Samples

  • Specialized handling, i.e. rolling, folding, and re-stretching canvas, rigging, and complex installation
  • Client interaction
  • Crew leadership
  • Condition reporting, registration
  • Furniture, decorative art, and antique handling
  • Adaptable and willing to work in a wide range of environments, with the possibility of overtime and irregular hours
  • Able to safely lift up to 75 pounds and maneuver objects of substantial size and weight on a daily basis without damage to object or person
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Preparator / Art Handler Resume Examples & Samples

  • Overseeing all installation activities at the gallery, including private viewings and exhibitions
  • Creating safe storage solutions for all artwork on premises
  • Museum quality pack jobs for all incoming and outgoing works
  • Stocking and ordering all necessary packing and archival materials as needed
  • Conducting condition reports
  • Working closely with registrars to expedite shipments and produce installation instructions
  • Maintenance and repair of all gallery walls and upkeep of clean and professional gallery appearance in public and private spaces
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience handling high-value art as an Art Handler in the auction / fine-art shipper / gallery / museum environment
  • Candidate must be detail-oriented, organized, and able to work on multiple deadlines simultaneously
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Art Handler / Packer Resume Examples & Samples

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role
  • Experience packing and crating fragile items
  • Experience handling fragile and sensitive items
  • Must be able to work to a deadline
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Art Handler / Driver Resume Examples & Samples

  • A minimum of 3 years experience as a driver in New York City
  • An excellent knowledge of trucking routes in the city
  • A knowledge of handling fragile and sensitive items
  • A clean drivers license
  • Experience in art handling and installation
  • Prior experience in packing / crating fragile items additionally would be a great help
  • Ability to use initiative, organizational skills and attention to detail
  • This is a manual labor role, with heavy lifting involved
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Art Handler / Installer Resume Examples & Samples

  • A degree in Art History or related field and an active interest in contemporary art and art galleries
  • Working knowledge in the safe care, packing, installation, and storage of fine art
  • Experience in international and domestic art shipping and its concurrent import and export regulations
  • A minimum of two years related experience in a gallery or museum setting or fine arts shipping company
  • Ability to create long-term budgetary and organizational strategies in order to effectively manage large-scale projects both within the gallery and elsewhere, while simultaneously addressing daily tasks in a timely manner
  • Fluency in Mac computers, Photoshop, Microsoft Office suite and gallery inventory software
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Driver / art Handler Permanent, Temporary Resume Examples & Samples

  • 2 + years driving experience
  • Clean driving record
  • Comfortable driving a 24’ box truck
  • Understands DOT rules and regulations
  • Proficient with safe-handling practices for Fine Arts and Antiques
  • Familiar with museum standard materials, wrapping, and packing techniques
  • Reliable, dependable, responsible
  • Punctual and detail-oriented
  • Position requires heavy lifting
  • Willingness to work OT
  • Rates of pay are based on skill set and experience
  • Job location New York City
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Art Handler Resume Examples & Samples

  • Prepare artwork for public & private client viewings including hanging art & preparing viewing space
  • Receive artwork and maintain updated inventory records of artwork received
  • Assist registrar with condition reports
  • Responsible for maintaining gallery including painting/patching walls, cleaning of gallery space and surrounding area
  • Advise internal departments of receipt of works for conditioning reports, photography, etc
  • Arrange for shipment of artwork,including building-out/modifying crates for shipment and preparing artwork for shipment. Maintain record of shipped artwork
  • Organization of physical inventory in Chelsea locations
  • Ability to work well under pressure in fast-paced environment
  • Basic computer skills required for updating database
  • BA in Art History or related field preferred
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Art Handler / Driver Resume Examples & Samples

  • Experience driving 16”-24” FT commercial trucks
  • The ability to act professionally and respectfully, dealing with high profile clients on a daily basis
  • Must have a clean driving record and a clean drivers license
  • Must be able to keep accurate driving logs and fill out necessary Bill of ladings/ condition reports
  • Must have at least two years of experience in a similar or related field
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Art Handler / Photography Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Two years of prior experience as an assistant working with analogue and digital photography
  • Knowledge and experience of black and white photochemistry
  • Proficient experience in Photoshop CS5
  • Ability to prioritize efficiently under time pressure
  • Ability to exercise extreme care around the artwork
  • Proficient knowledge of Mac computers and software including FileMaker Pro, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Keynote, and Entourage
  • Driver's License
  • US Passport, Green Card or Working Visa
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Art Handler / Administrative Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Light art handling and installation
  • Proper phone and email and social etiquette to greet guests and answer general, gallery inquiries
  • Email correspondence with Artists, Clients, Vendors and Media
  • Assisting in preparation for exhibitions and art fairs
  • Inventory management
  • Assisting in domestic and international shipping
  • Assisting in updating social media outlets and content development (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter etc)
  • Updating gallery's website and online presence
  • Drafting press releases and contacting media for exhibitions
  • General clerical and gallery maintenance duties
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Excel and In-Design along with basic computer knowledge
  • Art handling experience
  • Working with discretion and respect
  • Professional attitude and demeanor
  • A "plus" if you have web based skills and photography experience
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Experienced Drivers / art Handler Resume Examples & Samples

  • Relevant work experience for their desired position
  • A strong work ethic and a positive attitude
  • The ability to problem solve and work well with others
  • Availability to work overtime during peak periods
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Art Handler / Registrar Resume Examples & Samples

  • Required: Bachelor’s degree and minimum 2 years art handling experience in an auction/gallery/museum environment
  • Experience with storing, packing, shipping, and insuring fine art, both domestically and internationally
  • Extensive experience with handling, hanging, installing, and de-installing high-value works of art both in the gallery and at off-site locations, including clients’ private residences
  • Experience with lighting works of art, wall repair, painting, and other minor construction projects
  • Experience with booth design, preparation, and installation for art fairs
  • Experience with generating and filing condition reports and shipping documents – photography skills a plus
  • Inventory and database management – experience with ArtBase and/or FileMaker preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Acrobat)
  • General building maintenance and property management and cleaning for two locations
  • Coordinating special projects and supervising part-time contractors
  • Upkeep of gallery library and extensive inventory of exhibition publications
  • Assisting with gallery mailings
  • Some late nights are required for exhibition openings and off-site installations
  • Must have valid Driver’s License
  • Professionalism, strong organizational and time management skills and the ability to multi-task
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Art Handler / Driver Resume Examples & Samples

  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record - must have experience driving truck
  • Load / unload truck for safe transportation
  • Proper art handling
  • Safe lifting of heavy object
  • Install / de-install artwork
  • Ability to follow specific instructions with consistency
  • Team player, able to work in a dynamic environment
  • Great communication skill
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Art Handler / Preparator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Oversee all installation activities at the gallery, including private viewings and exhibitions
  • Work closely with Directors to schedule installations, incoming shipments and photography of Artworks
  • Create and Maintain safe storage solutions for all artwork on premises and in off-site warehouse
  • Understand and execute Museum quality packing of all incoming and outgoing artworks
  • Create condition reports, installation and care instructions
  • Maintain the appearance of the overall Gallery space, which will include minor repair of gallery walls to keep a clean and professional appearance in all public and private spaces
  • Possess a comprehensive understanding of programs such as Excel, FileMaker Pro, MS Office, etc
  • Stock and order all necessary packing and archival materials as needed
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Art Handler / Driver Resume Examples & Samples

  • Installation of artworks of various kinds in various environments
  • Knowledge of packing materials and methods for artworks of various kinds for long and short term storage and transport
  • Interacting and working with clients face to face
  • Driving 16’ to 24’ trucks in New York City and the surrounding region
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Art Handler / Gallery Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist Operations Manager with planning, execution and installation of exhibitions at the gallery including but not limited to: scheduling, oversight of construction, vendor management, use of independent contractors as well as installation, painting and plastering, light construction and light electrical work
  • File regular reports with Operations Manager in regards to installations scheduling and execution, gallery maintenance, and inventory and shipping logistics
  • Assist with inventory management including pulling inventory, cleaning, condition reporting, and packing, unpacking, moving, receiving or releasing any item
  • Prepare and handle works for delivery, shipment as well as storage in compliance with company packing and handling criteria
  • Driving company’s Sprinter cargo van in NYC and surrounding area for pick ups and deliveries
  • Assist with the movement of inventory between the gallery, warehouse, clients and external locations including packing and transportation arrangements and supervising vendors who pack or unpack items
  • Assist design engineer with installation of inventory at warehouse, gallery and client locations
  • Maintain and organize gallery including trash removal, organization of inventory, lighting needs, painting and plastering, cleaning and organization of basement workshop and storage area, preparing and handling works for shipment and storage, packing works for delivery, hand-carry and/or shipping
  • Supervise part-time handlers moving and packing inventory
  • Additional duties may include basic carpentry and crate building, furniture cleaning and minor repairs/restoration
  • Support the Operations Manager, principals, gallery and warehouse staff as requested
  • Some evening, early morning and weekend hours will be required
  • Ability to work legally in the United States, a valid NY driver’s license, and familiarity with driving in NYC
  • Experience handling a Sprinter cargo van
  • Experience with packing and moving delicate items
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs
  • Experience with wall and ceiling installation techniques
  • Painting and plastering skills
  • Crate building and construction skills
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with co-workers, clients, and vendors
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • A positive attitude while preforming mundane tasks
  • A willingness to learn
  • Pride in work
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Art Handler Resume Examples & Samples

  • Unpacking and processing arrival of artworks and objects to warehouse
  • Lot/Tag property for sale
  • Adequately packing range of property: (fine art, objects, furniture, watches/jewelry) for sale transfer, live auction, shipping and storage
  • Working closely with specialist departments, logistics department and operations to complete Sales in Auction schedule
  • Assist with pulling property for purposes of photography and working with photography department in pre-sale production
  • Transport property to and from loading dock, warehouse and live auction locations
  • Preparation of Sale item for previews and exhibitions
  • Set up for the Live Auction: including set-up of moveable racks, adjustable shelves, props, platforms and pedestals
  • Participate in the Live Auction Production as required by the stage manager
  • Maintain safe art handling practices
  • Upkeep of cleanliness in warehouse
  • Art Handler must be well-groomed
  • Must be able to work on Auction computer software to search and update warehouse inventory
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Art Handler Resume Examples & Samples

  • Perform matting and framing of works on paper and manuscripts as needed per instruction from Collections Management Department through the Department of Exhibitions
  • Prepare and pack objects with assistance from conservators and collections staff for outgoing loan or transfer to off-site warehouse facilities
  • Receive and release packed objects and materials for loan, exhibition, acquisition consideration and transfer purposes, under the supervision of collections staff. Actively participate in all off-loading and loading of these items from trucks and conveyance of these items within the building
  • Provide active changes of location records to collections staff for objects moving within the building
  • As need, work off-site at warehouses or at premises of borrowers or lenders
  • Perform, on a daily basis, visual inspection and maintenance of exhibition galleries and storage areas and report any irregularities to supervisor; replace non-working lamps in closed-storage areas
  • Under instruction from Collections Management Department, through the Department of Exhibitions, install and de-install objects for exhibition
  • Mount and install exhibition labels as needed per instruction from Collections Management Department through the Department of Exhibitions
  • Maintain inventory of tools, equipment, and supplies for exhibit preparation and collections maintenance; submit requests for supplies and materials as needed to supervisor
  • Perform other reasonable duties, as requested by Collections Management Department
  • Make minor repairs on collection frames
  • Having a working knowledge of the Museum Systems software
  • Having a working knowledge of basic electrical work, example (how to wire a lamp)
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Art Handler Resume Examples & Samples

  • Installation of artworks for exhibitions, client viewings, art fairs, and photo shoots
  • Safe handling and packing of artworks
  • Maintaining safe and efficient onsite artwork storage
  • Maintaining installation and packing supplies
  • Upholding highest standards and pristine appearances, at all times
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Art Handler, Christie s Inc Resume Examples & Samples

  • Receive property
  • Quality check documents against piece counts
  • Unpack all property within 48 hrs of arrival
  • Check received items against packing list or property Schedules
  • Notify relevant property controllers and depts. of any damages, losses or discrepancies (within 24hrs)
  • Bar-code & Tag all property using handheld scanning device prior to transfer of property throughout Christie’s facilities (on-site/off-site)
  • Transfer bar-coded and tagged property to departmental warehouse, saleroom, post sale, packing desk
  • Perform physical inventory checks; generate reports listing “dead” property; and re-scan all relevant logistics areas (on-site & off-site warehouses) 3 times per year
  • Maintain general organization of warehouse; keep dock /warehouse clean and organized, discard of packing material, carry out on-going warehouse maintenance such as property organization, inventory physical checks, and racking property based on status (incoming, catalogue, ready for photo, ready for view, BI, or per department preference)
  • Support photography during photo shoots
  • Lot up sales (printing and placing lot stickers as directed by dept)
  • Process pre-sale temp releases by obtaining necessary release paperwork from cashier’s release, then tracking, tracing, scanning, and communicating the whereabouts of property to departments
  • Perform saleroom exhibition setups, breakdowns, and transfers to packing desk for customer pickup or transfer. Provide on-site support during exhibitions
  • Support all other logistics functional areas as directed by management. Other duties as assigned by Management/Supervisor
  • Minimum of one (1) year of Art Handling experience
  • Basic knowledge of E-mail, Spreadsheet, and Word Processing software (Microsoft Office preferred)
  • Ability to learn Christie’s systems including Siebel, Property System, intranet and website
  • Strong attention to detail, pro-activity, organizational skills and time management ability
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Art Handler / Driver Resume Examples & Samples

  • Executing incoming and outgoing shipments from our warehouse and store in conjunction with the sales team and shipping and logistics manager
  • Responsible for overall organization and management of the warehouse and stockroom
  • Packing and shipping merchandise to customers
  • Purchase supplies related to showroom: kitchen, office materials, packing supplies and showroom maintenance
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Art Handler Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintain storage rooms according to customer wishes, space and safety
  • Install / de-install artworks for private viewings
  • Conduct daily facility inspections
  • Assist with offsite installation and de-installations as necessary
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Art Handler Resume Examples & Samples

  • Installation of two and three dimensional artworks and antiques in residential locations, public institutions, and commercial venues
  • Handling, packing, and crating of two and three dimensional artworks and antiques using archival materials and methods
  • Inspection and evaluation of the conditions of all mediums of fine art and antiques collected from museums, galleries, auction houses, public institutions, and private collectors
  • Consultation regarding appropriate storage methods for private collectors
  • Cataloging of inventories
  • Loading and transport of artworks and antiques for domestic and international shipment
  • Close attention to detail in all aspects of workflow, from the careful handling of valuable items to paperwork and all necessary documentation
  • Knowledge of and experience with all manner of artworks, including the ability to speak knowledgeably about art history and current art affairs
  • Ability to handle fragile art and antiques with care
  • A self-starter, someone who is passionate about preserving art and culture
  • A working knowledge of the varying processes of art making
  • Knowledge of the properties and uses of archival materials
  • Maintaining a high degree of organization and attention to detail at all times
  • Experience driving a box truck preferred
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Local / Regional Art Handler / Driver Resume Examples & Samples

  • Successfully pass DOT Physical w/ Drug Test and Background Screening
  • Good driving record
  • Be willing to work overtime as required
  • Some regional travel may be required
  • 2+ years of experience and knowledge handling, packing and installing art work
  • 1+ years of professional driving experience
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Art Handler Resume Examples & Samples

  • Use of rental van or truck to do white glove deliveries of furniture and accessories to clients
  • Coordination of product arrival, sku counts, inventory, unpacking, organizing and entering products into our inventory management software
  • Executing showroom merchandise changes and installing lighting
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Art Handler / Preparator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintaining the appearance of the overall Gallery space, which will include minor repair of gallery walls to keep a clean and professional appearance in all public and private spaces
  • Ordering and maintaining stock of items that are used on a daily basis
  • Maintaining safe storage solutions for all artwork on premises and in off-site warehouse
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Driver / Art Handler / Crate Tech Resume Examples & Samples

  • Proper handling of fine art, decorative art, furniture, and antiques
  • Specialized methods of packing, shipping and storing
  • Warehousing and shipping documentation
  • Inventory and collection management
  • Placement for exhibition
  • Proficient in verbal and written English
  • Well-groomed and suitable for work in private residences, galleries, museums, and corporate offices, as well as warehouses
  • Able to safely lift and maneuver objects of substantial size and weight on a daily basis without damage to object or person
  • Woodworking, light construction, crate construction
  • Computer inventory / database
  • Fine art conservation
  • Rigging, specialized handling
  • Truck driving, CDL license
  • Furniture / household moving
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Art Handler / Shipping Logistics Resume Examples & Samples

  • 1 or 2 years experience in a gallery setting, art handling, artist assistant, studio manager, registrar or art shipping
  • Good organization skills and ability to multitask
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • BA or BS required, preferably in an art field or extensive art experience
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Art Handler Resume Examples & Samples

  • Experienced Fine Art Handler with detailed understanding of Fine Art industry – both technical and operational
  • Ability to build and maintain good vendor and customer relations
  • Competent fine art handling, packing and installation skills
  • Must have clean driver’s licence and record
  • An HGV driving license is desirable
  • Proficiency of problem solving, handling any issues and customer queries
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Art Handler Resume Examples & Samples

  • Working with the Operations Supervisor as the principal member of the technical team for fine art projects in London and the UK
  • Drive and maintain the company vehicle
  • Member of the technical team working to ensure all technical requirements are met within a reasonable time frame
  • Working on major fine art installations, handling and packing projects including exhibitions, auctions, art fairs and single shipments
  • Warehouse & Inventory management on a daily basis
  • The candidate will be responsible for assisting with the packing, wrapping, unpacking and installation of the highest quality of fine art
  • Heavy lifting may be required
  • Previous proven experience in the transportation of fine art
  • Must be used to securing and handling fragile items for safe transport
  • Some experience in hanging artworks/installation processes
  • A current and completed drivers CPC
  • Proficiency of problem solving, handling any issues and customer queriesPeople who applied for this job also applied for
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Assistant Registrar / Art Handler Resume Examples & Samples

  • Examine property either offsite or receipt to record or verify logistics attributes, including piece count, weight, dimensions, etc
  • Accurately record the condition of property received, generate reports of condition and flag the undisclosed damage immediately to all relevant parties
  • Assist with the hanging/installation/set up of exhibitions and private viewings as well as de-installation, packing-up and re-crating
  • Distribute arriving property to appropriate departments or storage locations and recording the movement(s) and assist with releasing property to clients, shippers and 3rd parties at Property Collections
  • Ensure all policies regarding the security, handling, movement and storage of property are adhered to at all times
  • Maintain all property information in SAP and all associated log books as required, including all movement(s) between locations
  • Participate in ad-hoc duties as requested, not limited to additional main and mid-season auction based duties which may include, but are not limited to, telephone bidding for multiple departments
  • Operate at all times in line with corporate governance and compliance policies, practices and procedures
  • Degree level or equivalent
  • Fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin are essential. Ability to read and write Chinese desirable
  • Some Registrar experience preferable but not essential
  • Experience of careful handling of fragile works of art to a high standard
  • Previous manual handling skills and strong knowledge of property, systems, operating procedures and logistics required
  • Skilful handling of furniture and large sculptures, traditional western art and Contemporary works in a skilful way desirable
  • Experience of hanging paintings, installing artworks (2D and 3D), use of power tools, crating and un-crating desirable
  • Excellent computer skills and able to organise and process high volume email requests
  • Security conscious with strong attention to detail
  • A team player with ‘can do attitude’ , flexible, good time management, strong organisational and problem solving skills, forwarding thinking and responsible
  • Experience working at HK Convention and Exhibition Centre and/or large events and fairs desirable
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Senior Art Handler Resume Examples & Samples

  • Install works of art in galleries for special exhibitions and gallery rotations at the Museum, working with VMFA curators, conservators, designers, production staff, and registrars; and couriers and staff for other institutions
  • Act as Lead or 2nd on selected special exhibition installations
  • Move art objects within the Museum building for the purposes of gallery installations, packing and shipping, photography, conservation, and other events as assigned
  • Assist in the local and regional pick-up and delivery of art objects outside the Museum
  • Create custom crate interiors for outgoing loans and pack outgoing objects
  • Unpack incoming loans and acquisitions
  • Frame/unframe two-dimensional works
  • Create custom storage mounts and housings for objects
  • Ensure that works of art are properly housed in storage and that accurate locations for all art movement are reported using the TMS collections management system
  • Utilize TMS to produce reports and locate object information as needed
  • Maintain collections storage areas to ensure the safety of the art
  • Assist Head of Art Handling in maintaining crate inventory
  • Develop familiarity with the permanent collection and assist Registrations staff in recording specialized handling or installation needs for various works of art, using TMS
  • Assist in the continued development and refinement of current installation procedures
  • Assist Head of Art Handling in planning and implementing upcoming work assignments
  • Help to make sure that workspaces are well organized and well supplied
  • Make local supply purchases and equipment rentals as needed
  • Act as courier for domestic and international loans
  • Perform other miscellaneous art handling duties as directed by Head of Art Handling
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Art Handler Resume Examples & Samples

  • Unpack all property within 48 hours of arrival
  • Check received items against packing list or property schedules
  • Notify relevant property controllers and departments of any damages, losses or discrepancies (within 24 hours)
  • Support Property Controllers in physical handling and communicating conditions (complete Damage reports)
  • Bar-code & tag all property using handheld scanning device prior to transfer of property throughout Christie's facilities (on-site/off-site)
  • Scan all property in/out of warehouses
  • Unpack/pack, handle, and store property in designated areas
  • Transfer bar-coded and tagged property to departmental warehouse, saleroom, post-sale, packing desk
  • Troubleshoot, track and trace missing property, proactively communicating to relevant department and property controllers
  • Perform physical inventory checks; generate reports listing "dead" property; and re-scan all relevant logistics areas (on-site & off-site warehouses) 3 times per year
  • Maintain general organization of warehouse; keep dock/warehouse clean and organized, discard of packing material, carry out on-going warehouse maintenance such as property organization, inventory physical checks, and racking property based on status (incoming, catalogue, ready for photo, ready for view, BI, or per department preference)
  • Lot up sales (printing and placing lot stickers as directed by department)
  • Re-order supplies need within warehouse
  • Process pre-sale temp releases by obtaining necessary release paperwork from cashier's release, then tracking, tracing, scanning, and communicating the whereabouts of property to departments
  • Communicate responsibility between Specialist department and logistics operations
  • Assist Specialists with preparing property and setting up artwork during photo shoots and anytime department needs to access property in warehouses
  • High school diploma or General Educational Development (GED). College degree preferred but not required
  • Basic knowledge of E-mail, Spreadsheet, and Word Processing software (Microsoft Office Preferred)
  • Ability to learn Christie's systems including Siebel, Property System, intranet and website
  • Ability to read and interpret documents; write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Strong attention to detail, pro activity, organizational skills and time management ability
  • Clear and effective communication in spoken and written English