Jobs

David Zwirner’s Los Angeles gallery seeks a full-time (4 or 5 days/week) Art Handler for hire in Fall 2022.

Responsibilities:

  • Installation of gallery viewings and exhibitions at all locations.
  • Pack artworks for shipment and storage.
  • Assist Registration team with condition checks.
  • Assist with packing and installation for all domestic and international art fairs.
  • Perform local deliveries and off-site installations for clients.

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of proper handling and storage procedures for a variety of media.
  • Working knowledge of power tools.
  • Must be detail oriented, communicative, and extremely organized.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Working knowledge of Macintosh OS, as well as familiarity with art database systems.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 4 years of art handling in a gallery, museum, fine art trucking company, or auction house setting.

Position hours are 9:45am to 6pm between Tuesday/Wednesday - Saturday. Candidates will occasionally need to work additional hours. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please.

Please submit your resume, and three (3) references.

David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Gallery is firmly committed to equal employment opportunities in all facets of its operations. The Gallery makes decisions concerning hiring and terms and conditions of employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law.

David Zwirner gallery seeks a Communications and Marketing Manager for its new Los Angeles gallery, opening in January 2023 (this position would start prior to the opening, in late Fall 2022). The position is based in Los Angeles and reports into the Senior Directors of the LA gallery, the Global Head of Communications, and the Director of Marketing (both based in NY).

The ideal candidate will have at least four to five years related experience in public relations in Los Angeles or the West Coast and marketing experience. Superior communication skills, the ability to work independently, manage time and meet deadlines, and the ability to work with multiple teams is required.

Press:

  • Plan and implement strategic press campaigns for the Los Angeles gallery in a wide range of top local and national media, including print, online, tv, and radio for Los Angeles exhibitions.

  • Partner with the NY comms teams to implement regional press campaigns and mailings for David Zwirner Books.

  • Maintain and cultivate media relationships for the Los Angeles gallery via meetings at media outlet offices, lunches, gallery tours, etc.

  • Point person for day-to-day media requests pertaining to the Los Angeles gallery.

  • Work with the NY Research team on Los Angeles exhibition press releases.

  • Inform DZ staff and gallery artists of key published media placements in real-time.

  • Organize press previews for Los Angeles exhibitions.

  • Manage a press and communications intern at DZ Los Angeles.

Marketing & Events:

  • Partner with the NY marketing Director & team and lead all Los Angeles related exhibition campaigns, including web pages, marketing emails, advertising campaigns, and beyond.

  • Oversee public and private events at DZLA, with support of an Events Coordinator (role to be filled).

Requirements:

  • BA or Masters degree in Art History or Communications preferred.

  • 6 + years of related experience in a gallery, museum, art institution, luxury house, or PR agency.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, InDesign, and Photoshop.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three (3) references.

David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Gallery is firmly committed to equal employment opportunities in all facets of its operations. The Gallery makes decisions concerning hiring and terms and conditions of employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law.

David Zwirner gallery seeks a dynamic Events Manager to join its Marketing department. The position is based in New York and reports into Associate Director, Marketing and Events. The ideal candidate will have three to five years related experience, with a finger on the pulse of restaurant, hospitality and entertainment industries. Excellent communication skills, the ability to develop and manage deadlines in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to work with multiple teams is required. This position will involve contact with artists, curators, collectors and vendors therefore discretion, professionalism, and superb client-facing skills are essential.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the below.

Private Client Events

  • Coordinate A-to-Z logistics for select events.

  • Work with Marketing, Client Dev, and Sales teams to manage guest lists, client outreach (invites & RSVPs), seating charts, and additional client experience touchpoints.

  • Serve as primary liaison to vendors: scout and secure venues for dinners and parties domestically and internationally, negotiate budgets, contracts, menu selection, venue staffing, and day-of logistics.

  • Work with Marketing team on budgets, negotiating fees, PO approvals, and invoice processing.

  • Partner with Marketing/Design team on event collateral (e.g. invitations) and manage freelancers as needed (e.g. calligraphy).

  • Ensure additional staffing support as needed on a case-by-case basis.

  • Work with Gallery management to coordinate guest transportation from opening reception to events.

  • Manage on-site logistics throughout duration of select private events.

  • Assist London, Paris and Hong Kong teams as needed with budgeting, deadline coordination, approvals, menus, and other relevant coordination.

Virtual, Public & Gallery-Related Events

  • Coordinate A-Z logistics for select events (includes press, third-party & David Zwirner Books events).

  • Work with Marketing, Client Dev, and Sales teams to build guest lists and manage client outreach.

  • Liaise with internal and external partners.

  • On-site management for physical events and webinar hosting for virtual events.

  • Zoom event set-up & hosting: build registration pages, liaise with panelists and partnering organizations, schedule & host test runs and final live streams.

  • Connect with Digital Marketing & Social Media teams on communication timelines for public virtual events.

  • Work with Marketing & Client Dev teams in processing & recording data-capture from public virtual events.

  • Internal: Manage biannual Gallery Staff event planning and logistics.

Requirements

  • BA or Masters degree in related fields.

  • 3+ years of experience planning arts-related private events.

  • Past experience planning public events.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and various digital tools.

Position hours are Monday-Friday, 10am to 6pm, with occasional need to work additional hours.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three (3) references.

David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Gallery is firmly committed to equal employment opportunities in all facets of its operations. The Gallery makes decisions concerning hiring and terms and conditions of employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law

David Zwirner seeks a Facilities Assistant for immediate hire at its secondary market gallery, located at 537 West 20th Street. All candidates should be highly organized self-starters with a keen attention to detail and the ability to problem-solve. 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Maintain highest level of cleanliness and disinfection throughout all public and private spaces

  • Sweep and mop all exhibition spaces 

  • Daily paint touch-ups and wall patching of exhibition spaces and offices

  • Maintain clean sidewalk and facade

  • Monitor and change light bulbs as needed

  • Assist with building maintenance projects

  • Organize common spaces and work areas

  • Assist with maintenance of building systems

  • Collect and dispose of daily trash and recycling

  • Order janitorial supplies

Requirements:

  • Relevant experience with light construction, custodial work, and general maintenance

  • Ability to handle a high volume of projects with accuracy and efficiency

  • 1-3 years of comparable experience, preferably at a commercial gallery or other art institution

  • Strong communication skills

  • Must be a proactive team player

The selected candidate will occasionally have the opportunity to work additional hours. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three (3) references.

David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Gallery is firmly committed to equal employment opportunities in all facets of its operations. The Gallery makes decisions concerning hiring and terms and conditions of employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law. 

David Zwirner gallery seeks a full-time Head Art Handler for its Los Angeles gallery for Fall 2022.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage a team of 2 to 3 full time art handlers.
    • With Gallery Director, oversee art handling staffing changes and hiring.
    • Ensure all art handlers - full time, part time, and freelancers - are adequately trained and are aware of daily schedule, exhibition, and viewing needs.
  • Work closely with gallery sales directors and gallery management to institute and maintain viewings and installation protocols.
  • Oversee the operation, stocking of supplies, organization, and other projects related to the art handling shop and art storage.
  • Installation of gallery viewings and exhibitions.
  • Pack artworks for shipment and storage.
  • Assist Registration team with condition checks.
  • Assist with packing and installation for all domestic and international art fairs.
  • Perform local deliveries and off-site installations for clients.
  • Assist with special requests as needed.
  • Travel to art fairs or other special projects as reasonably requested.

Requirements

  • Knowledge of proper handling and storage procedures for a variety of media.
  • Working knowledge of power tools.
  • Must be detail oriented, communicative, and extremely organized.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Working knowledge of Macintosh OS, as well as familiarity with art database systems.

Experience

  • At least 3 years management experience.
  • Minimum of 4 years of art handling in a gallery, museum, fine art trucking company, or auction house setting.

Position hours are 9:45am to 6pm from Tuesday to Saturday. Candidates will occasionally need to work additional hours. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please.

Please submit your resume, and three (3) references.

David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Gallery is firmly committed to equal employment opportunities in all facets of its operations. The Gallery makes decisions concerning hiring and terms and conditions of employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law.

David Zwirner is seeking a Marketing Coordinator to join our Marketing team. Reporting to the Marketing Director, this individual will work closely with the Content, Design, Photo, Video, Digital, Online Sales, and Sales teams to oversee exhibition marketing planning, inclusive of digital content, exhibition pages, public events, media planning, and other marketing initiatives from conception to launch.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Organize and facilitate content/creative brainstorms, kick-offs, stand-ups, and asset reviews for  owned projects 

  • Create and maintain key project resources, including master agenda documents, timeline, asset trackers, and content documents

  • Liaise across internal teams throughout the project lifecycle to ensure clear communication, seamless execution, and high-quality results

  • Possess a thorough understanding of project timelines and dependencies; be able to creatively problem-solve and escalate issues to team leads as needed

  • Work closely with Exhibition, Photo, Content, Design, Digital, and Online Sales teams to facilitate content requests, content reviews and handoffs, and exhibition page builds 

  • Work closely with Exhibition, Events, Press, and Marketing teams to facilitate media planning, physical openings, press previews, and other events/gallery coordination 

  • Coordinate with Design and Content teams to create and execute digital and print ad campaigns and related marketing collateral/promotional material (ie. flyers/brochures)

  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders to secure sign-offs on marketing collateral (exhibition pages, images, ads, showcards, invites, etc). Develop and lead a transparent routing process that optimizes for timeliness and clear communication

  • Manage budgets and track invoices for owned projects

  • Organize project post-mortem/marketing reporting, collect cross-team feedback and document, circulate, and socialize learnings

  • Support the Marketing Director and the Marketing Associate on special projects as needed

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS or equivalent working experience

  • 2-3 years minimum experience in project managing marketing initiatives, ideally in the arts or luxury sphere

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Comfort with web-based apps like Google Workspace, Notion, and Slack is important

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three (3) references.

David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Gallery is firmly committed to equal employment opportunities in all facets of its operations. The Gallery makes decisions concerning hiring and terms and conditions of employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law.

The David Zwirner Photography Department seeks a dedicated and organized coordinator to contribute to the work of our creative and dynamic Photography and Imaging team. We are looking to add a disciplined analytical thinker to our visually minded crew. This individual will support team leadership in all administrative aspects of photo department operations. The ideal candidate will be meticulous, collaborative, and resourceful while possessing the ability to take initiative to ensure that deadlines are met. Although familiarity with image files and knowledge of image formats is useful, formal gallery or photo experience is not required for this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Invoice submission.

  • Credit Card reconciliation.

  • With department leadership, create, track, and submit department POs.

  • Assist with maintaining and tracking freelance schedule.

  • Schedule and organize team meetings.

  • Keep meeting agendas and minutes.

  • ArtBinder image uploads.

  • Organize PTO requests.

  • Update on-site schedule.

  • Chart completed work such as daily photoshoot and retouching totals.

  • Coordinate facilities requests such as painting, patching, security access.

  • Compile production information and prepare analytical reports and presentations.

  • Input exhibition data into Asana tracking workflow.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Google Suite.

  • Ability to organize and compile data into concise visual presentations.

  • Advanced knowledge of spreadsheet software, preferably Google Sheets.

  • Highly organized.

  • Ability to keep several concurrent projects moving forward simultaneously.

  • Excellent time management skills.

  • Strong professional judgment and initiative.

  • Experience with file management and renaming.

  • Some familiarity with photography and Adobe suite preferred.

  • BA/BS or equivalent professional administrative experience.

Position hours are Monday-Friday, 10am to 6pm. Candidate will occasionally need to work additional hours.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please.

David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Gallery is firmly committed to equal employment opportunities in all facets of its operations. The Gallery makes decisions concerning hiring and terms and conditions of employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law

David Zwirner is seeking a Product Designer to join our growing team. Initially reporting to the Director of Digital Products, this individual will work closely with the Project and Product Manager to ensure that our web properties provide a top tier, personalized customer experience while serving the robust data collection and marketing goals of the gallery.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for product development with a focus on UX/UI, and have proven experience working across complex digital products including CMS based sites. Candidates should be capable of developing a deep understanding of our users' needs and be capable of contributing to the ongoing evolution of our digital products in partnership with our existing product teams. They will have proven success designing modular components for CMS’s that deliver flexible and aesthetically pleasing websites.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with product team to ensure our web properties are visually and functionally optimized and consistent across mobile and desktop clients.

  • Design components and UI elements that are flexible and optimized for our audiences.

  • Develop visual prototypes / user flows for new and reimagined existing features.

  • Lead, guide and support the creation of design documentation and artifacts in support of technical development and functional specification documentation.

  • Conduct / contribute to product research.

  • Understand the analytics and marketing needs of the gallery to ensure that user flows and functionality support the collection of meaningful data.

  • Participate in planning and executing a/b testing.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience working on CMS driven, mobile first web applications.

  • Direct experience working with multiple types of visual and textual content - content organization through metadata and ontologies, presentation of content in an elegant and engaging manner, strategizing searchability / results sets.

  • Clear understanding of accessibility (contrast, font size, color, touch, and more) to achieve WCAG 2.1 AA levels. 

  • Experience working with standard prototyping and design tools (Figma, Sketch, Invision, Abstract, Lucidchart etc).

  • Experience with Agile and Lean UX methodologies.

  • Familiar with branding, content strategy, usability testing, HCD user and design research, interaction models and responsive layout.

  • Exceptional ability to communicate and foster positive business relationships.

  • Deep understanding of customers concerns and thoughts regarding the use of products, and the ability to troubleshoot as needed.

  • Experience working with a diverse non technical group of stakeholders.

  • Skilled at deriving tangible next steps when faced with open ended scenarios including escalating issues as necessary.

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.

  • Superior interpersonal and proactive problem-solving skills, along with a positive, solution oriented attitude.

  • Ability to strike a balance between formal process application and the informal nature of the gallery culture.

  • Detail oriented, self-organizing and highly skilled in time management.

  • Proactive and self-motivated: always thinking ahead and looking for new ways to improve and grow in your discipline.

Bonus points for:

  • Digital agency and/or client side experience.

  • Experience with Sitecore driven websites and/or  content management using Sitecore 9 & 10.

  • Experience with transactional commerce web applications and related user flows.

  • Solid understanding of content ontologies.

  • Knowledge of/interest in contemporary art and artists.

Position hours are Monday-Friday, approximately 10am to 6pm. Candidates will occasionally need to work additional hours. The position is based in New York City.*

*Note: Candidate will be semi remote to start given Covid-19 protocol*

Please submit your resume, cover letter, alongside a link to work samples or portfolio.

David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Gallery is firmly committed to equal employment opportunities in all facets of its operations. The Gallery makes decisions concerning hiring and terms and conditions of employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law. 

David Zwirner seeks a Registrar for its primary market gallery. The ideal candidate will have a BA or higher in Art History and/or Arts Administration, and at least five years experience in registration or collections management. Superior organizational and leadership skills, the ability to carefully manage projects and meet deadlines, and a thorough working knowledge of registration, fine art shipping and logistics are required.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Draft and oversee consignment and loan agreements.

  • Coordinate domestic and international shipments.

  • Responsible for understanding customs and tax regulations and requirements for shipping artworks internationally.

  • Compile, process, and manage records of all associated shipping paperwork in accordance with New York State Sales Tax requirements.

  • Work with Head Art Handler and artist studios to determine best packing and handling procedures and communicate requirements to shipping companies.

  • Conduct incoming and outgoing condition inspections.

  • Courier artwork internationally for select loans and traveling exhibitions.

Requirements:

  • BA (Art History, Administration, Studio Arts preferred).

  • 5+ years experience in a museum, gallery, or art institution.

  • Must have experience with domestic and international fine art shipping and logistics.

  • Familiarity with various mediums of artwork; working knowledge of conservation techniques a plus.

  • Must be extremely detail-oriented and able to work on multiple projects at once.

Position hours are Monday-Friday, 10am to 6pm, with additional hours as needed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins, please.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three (3) references.

David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Gallery is firmly committed to equal employment opportunities in all facets of its operations. The Gallery makes decisions concerning hiring and terms and conditions of employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law.

52 Walker seeks an Intern to work alongside the Front Desk, Sales, and Operations teams. This position will provide holistic experience and offer insight into the daily operations of a commercial art gallery.

Qualified candidates should be highly personable, organized, motivated, and responsible, with an interest in gaining experience in the daily operations of a contemporary art gallery.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Provide general administrative support to the Sales Team, Gallery Assistants, and Operations team.

  • Assist in the daily operations of the 52 Walker lending library.

  • Assist with front desk coverage, liaising with the public with warmth and discretion.

  • Serve as a resource for the public, answering questions about current exhibitions and the gallery’s programming at large.

  • Assist with the shipping and receiving of mail and packages.

  • Run errands related to exhibitions and artist support.

This position offers a schedule of 5 days a week (Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat) 10 AM—6 PM, (Thurs) 12pm-8pm. Candidates will occasionally need to work additional hours. This internship would begin the first week of September, and end before the holiday break in December. Internship is paid at NYC minimum wage of $15/hour.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please.

Please submit your resume & cover letter here.

David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Gallery is firmly committed to equal employment opportunities in all facets of its operations. The Gallery makes decisions concerning hiring and terms and conditions of employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law.

David Zwirner is seeking a Senior Digital Project Manager to join our growing team. Reporting to the Director of Digital Projects, this individual will work closely with the Product Manager and internal stakeholders to establish the management, development, and growth of our online digital platform.

The project will be realized by a combination of external vendor resources and a growing internal team, so the ideal candidate will have proven success working with distributed design and development teams through all phases of a full product development project lifecycle. This position will be on contract to start with a potential for an ongoing commitment.

Responsibilities:

  • Define project approach and deliverables with discipline leads

  • Author and maintain detailed project plans, facilitate change control procedures and cost estimates with defined parameters and input from team members as needed

  • Oversee team meeting agendas, documentation of discussion, and assignment and followup of action items

  • Facilitate communication, collaboration and effective workflow between project team members as well as with vendors

  • Keep vendor resources on task and timeline, following up with contacts as needed

  • Facilitate cross-functional task completion per schedules/project plans, utilizing the most effective communication channels for team members

  • Summarize and report project status, issues and resolutions on a weekly basis, escalating issues and updates to the General Manager, Director of Digital Projects and the CTO as appropriate

  • Track work progress, anticipate delays, plan corrective actions to get project back on schedule (collaborating with team members for agreement and alignment) and adjust project plans as necessary, throughout project lifecycle

  • Identify and understand project risks along with triggers that impact severity; define mitigation strategies; quantify financial impact of risks; discuss risks, mitigation plans, financial impacts and change management procedures

  • Ensure that deliverables incorporate all requirements, meet predefined specifications, are error-free, and reflect the agency’s highest quality

  • Work in partnership with the Product Manager to deliver a digital product of the highest quality, on-time and on-budget

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years minimum experience in digital project management

  • Experience working with external vendors and a diverse group of stakeholders

  • Proven success managing the delivery of an MVP digital product and/or managing delivery of new features on existing products

  • Experience with Agile process and ability to moderate Scrum ceremonies 

  • Fluency in use of Jira and Confluence and familiarity with Project Management tools (e.g. Smartsheet or another MS Project-like applications)

  • Ability to strike a balance between formal process application and the informal nature of the gallery culture

  • Knowledge of digital disciplines including: Strategy, Creative, Information Architecture, Business Analysis, Technology, QA, and Analytics – the roles of these disciplines during various phases of the project lifecycle, the deliverables they produce, and the tasks, duration and dependencies these require

  • Ability to facilitate communications between technical vendors and non technical stakeholders

  • Detail oriented, self-organizing and highly skilled in time management to facilitate involvement in multiple workstreams

  • Ability to quickly create and maintain efficient and effective project documentation

  • Skilled at deriving tangible next steps when faced with open ended scenarios

  • Capable of maintaining a consistent and calm presence for the team during periods of high or low intensity on the project

  • Interest in participating across the full spectrum of project activities - from big picture / strategic vision definition through hands-on user acceptance testing of the finished product

Bonus points for:

  • Digital agency and/or client side experience

  • Knowledge of UI/UX concepts and application

  • Knowledge of/interest in contemporary art and artists

  • Direct experience in e-commerce

Position hours are Monday-Friday, 10am to 6pm. Candidate will occasionally need to work additional hours. The position is based in New York City.*

*Note: Candidate will be remote to start given Covid-19 protocol*

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three (3) references.

David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Gallery is firmly committed to equal employment opportunities in all facets of its operations. The Gallery makes decisions concerning hiring and terms and conditions of employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law.

David Zwirner is looking for a highly motivated Social Media Specialist with 4–6 years of experience to take on a leadership and senior support role over the course of 6 months to 1 year. This role will work in tandem with the Social Media Director and other team leads. Key areas of responsibility include creative direction, content planning and optimization, execution, build and production; content creation, copywriting; reporting and analytics; and team administration. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the Marketing, Content, Design, Video, Books, Digital Marketing, and Sales teams to create compelling organic and paid social content across Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter that reflects and elevates our brand and artists.

  • Plan, develop, write, schedule, and coordinate on-brand and results-driven social media content for related David Zwirner and David Zwirner Books channels. 

  • Meet with the Platform social media team bi-monthly to discuss high-level strategy plan collaboration opportunities.

  • Maintain the social media content calendar and a full suite of internal social media management tools.

  • Collaborate with the Design and Video teams to develop unique social assets and optimize website assets into social materials; prepare technical and creative briefs.

  • Conduct and document weekly and monthly reporting metrics using native and third-party tools.

  • Stay current with key industry trends, strategies, and competitive insights.

  • Support with community management (this is a primary responsibility of the social media manager): engagement with followers, tagged posts, answering relevant questions, commenting on other relevant accounts to build an engaged network, etc.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • 4-6 years of work experience as Social Media Manager at an agency, brand, or relevant company in the art world.

  • Experience strategizing, implementing, and managing successful social media campaigns.

  • Detailed knowledge of social media analytics tools and platforms.

  • Strong collaborator, able to work seamlessly with different team members on varying projects

  • Experience successfully managing social marketing projects from strategy development through execution with proven results.

  • Resourceful self-starter and strategic thinker willing to bring fresh ideas to life.

  • Works well under pressure and can meet tight deadlines.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Well-organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and effectively.

  • Proficiency with Photoshop and mobile editing tools is a plus.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, three (3) professional references here.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please. 

David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Gallery is firmly committed to equal employment opportunities in all facets of its operations. The Gallery makes decisions concerning hiring and terms and conditions of employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law.

David Zwirner Technology seeks a UAT/QA Lead to join its growing technology department. This role will report to the CTO and work in tandem with internal and vendor developers, product management, and cross-organizational stakeholders to ensure our suite of products meet defined functional requirements, while delivering a high-quality and elegant user experience.

Role responsibilities include:

  • Managing all aspects of Quality Assurance and UAT including test planning, executing manual tests, and developing / implementing test automation infrastructure and processes.

  • Serving as the escalation point for all testing related needs, initially for our client-facing websites, with the expectation to expand to other applications as the team grows.

  • Overseeing testing performed by our external QA vendor.

  • Working alongside departmental leadership to identify additional internal testing staff hires (who will become direct reports), with the goal of building a small internal QA/UAT competency.

  • Mentoring, assigning work to, and providing oversight for direct reports.

  • Participating in team meetings to ensure that all requirements and acceptance criteria are understood and covered by tests.

  • Setting standards and ensuring best practices for the competency, including maintaining test data to ensure a representative application state in the UAT environment, documentation through thorough logging / tracking of defects, creation of test plans and scripts, and test summary reports upon completion of product releases.

  • Working with the larger product team to complete root cause analysis and corrective action plans to ensure higher quality test coverage throughout the development and UAT development life cycles.

  • Performing hands-on manual testing.

  • Planning and implementing automated test processes and infrastructure as appropriate to improve test efficiency, coverage, and frequency.

Candidates should have:

  • 5+ years of experience within the Quality Assurance specialty, with a minimum of 2 years managing in-house and/or vendor individual contributor testers.

  • Solid customer facing skills and previous success working with stakeholders to elicit, gather, understand, and document requirements and goals. (Soft skills are as critical to this role as technical skills.)

  • Experience working on Agile projects / participating in agile ceremonies.

  • A proven ability to manage their time across multiple parallel projects while retaining a high level of attention to detail.

  • Experience working on web applications where updates are continually released into an existing production environment, with an emphasis on potential regression impact and related testing scenarios.

  • Experience with implementing automated testing as a complement to manual testing methodologies - ideally using Selenium and/or Cypress.

  • Experience identifying exception paths and corner cases of a product - and ranking their relative levels of importance / likelihood / potential risk.

  • Experience testing database driven applications, web services, and CMS based software applications - preferably highly visual, mobile first products.

  • Proficiency working with Browserstack, Google Docs / Sheets, Lucidchart, Jira, and Confluence to identify / track issues and document testing plans, functional needs, and testing outcomes.

  • A working knowledge of HTML and CSS, with a strong grasp of UX best practices.

Bonus points for:

  • An interest in / experience with contemporary art and art organizations.

  • Experience with testing applications deployed on AWS, Azure, or similar, which make use of cloud services.

  • Ecommerce, performance, and/or pen testing experience.

  • Hands-on software development experience and/or a strong understanding of basic SQL queries and RDBMS concepts.

  • A solid understanding of how networked applications built via SaaS integration break down from a separation of responsibility and data exchange perspective.

  • Knowledge of ADA and data privacy compliance guidelines and how they impact functionality of software products.

Please submit your CV, cover letter and three (3) references.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please.

David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Gallery is firmly committed to equal employment opportunities in all facets of its operations. The Gallery makes decisions concerning hiring and terms and conditions of employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law.

David Zwirner seeks a full-time Warehouse Technician for its fine art storage facility in Queens, NY. 

Description

  • Organize and execute receipt and release of all incoming and outgoing shipments.
  • Ensure that all artworks are packed safely for storage or transit; re-pack appropriately when necessary.
  • Work closely w/ in-house Photography team to document and process inventory
  • Implement organizational and space-saving efforts throughout all warehouse locations.
  • Maintain inventory and up-to-date database records, oversee labeling and scanning of warehouse inventory.
  • Assist Registration team with timely and thorough condition checks; appropriately flag issues when necessary.
  • Responsible for all general maintenance throughout facility.

Requirements

  • 2+ years experience with art handling, fine art warehousing, and/or general shipping procedures; management experience preferred.
  • Capable of lifting at least 50 lbs and performing rigorous physical duties.
  • Ability to accurately and efficiently update records and locations within company database.
  • Self-starter who is comfortable working cooperatively and collegially within a team.
  • Able to adhere to required security and safety procedures.
  • Attention to detail is an absolute must.
  • Forklift experience a plus.

Please submit your resume, and three (3) references.

David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Gallery is firmly committed to equal employment opportunities in all facets of its operations. The Gallery makes decisions concerning hiring and terms and conditions of employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law.