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David Zwirner is currently looking for an Assistant Designer who will be an integral member of the Design team, creating innovative and compelling work across print, digital, motion, and spatial while meeting the requirement in creative briefs. The role is a critical part of our in-house Creative Team — a team responsible for the visual and design direction the gallery's many brand touch points including our digital communications, exhibitions, and galleries.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Creates compelling and strategic design solutions for brand and communications across all gallery touch points.

  • Generates ideas and interesting creative work with strong conceptual foundations.

  • Provides all necessary creative support to Designers, Design Manager and the Creative Director in all stages of the design process for a variety of projects.

  • Supports the design team on all stages of exhibition identity design from conceptualizing, designing to production and installation for all exhibitions assets (both digital and in-gallery).

  • Maintain and produce assets for Marketing and Exhibitions — including sales previews, OOH digital ads, digital exhibition assets, printed exhibition collateral, exhibition labels, vinyl, and wayfinding.

  • Active support with prep, production, and graphic installation for exhibitions and shows, including producing and installing labels, coordinating with vendors, trafficking files, and related tasks.

  • Creates presentations and other review materials as needed.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s of fine arts in graphic design and one to two years in print and digital design and production experience or equivalent.

  • Strong typography skills and ability to produce with type-driven design.

  • Attention to detail while being a creative thinker and capacity to work both within and without guidelines.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, to take direction, to receive feedback, and to execute accordingly.

  • Broad set of production skills and familiarity with various print-production methods and associated file preparation, for OOH advertising, in-gallery printed collateral, vinyl and signage.

  • Thorough understanding of digital mechanical specifications, email and ad material specs, color profiles, and CMYK and RGB color workflows.

  • Ability to storyboard and think systematically about motion design across a range of deliverables.

  • Takes initiative and is self-motivated.

  • Curious and passionate about design, with a keen awareness of the evolving landscape of available tools, technologies, resources, and trends.

  • Attention to detail with the ability to multitask.

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and G Suite. Experience with Figma and front-end languages (HTML/CSS) is a plus but not required.

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 full-time Editorial Assistant to report directly to the Head of Content and organize all asks and approvals from Artist Managers, Online Sales, Marketing, Books, and Video to the Head of Content. This role requires strong multi-tasking abilities, excellent organizational skills, a proactive approach to project management, clear written and verbal communication.

Editorial Duties include:

  • Work closely with Senior Content Manager and Content teams to provide broad administrative support, maintaining Digital Editorial Calendar and Head of Content’s feedback by scheduling internal and external meetings and appointments and update daily to-do list.

  • Work with Head of Content, team leads, and key stakeholders to create and run agendas for editorial meetings.

  • Work in tandem with office of Director of Video, Chief Marketing Officer, Director of Online Sales and the Marketing, Communications, Design, Video, and Online Sales teams to schedule creative meetings, manage projects, and route approvals for Head of Content.

  • Monitor and sort all of Head of Content’s incoming/outgoing emails and calls related to editorial calendar and editorial projects (digital and print).

  • Take notes in meetings on behalf of Head of Content and present updates and materials for approval; draft letters documents, collect and analyze information, and initiate emails and other correspondence on behalf of Head of Content.

  • Work with Artist Liaisons and Artist Managers on high-level content asks and brainstorms.

  • Liaise with David Zwirner Books department to include Head of Content on key internal and external scheduling asks and approvals. Help initiate select book projects as needed, working closing with David Zwirner Books editorial team.

  • Manage outreach to third-party talent for Dialogues Podcast and Video Programming.

  • Manage select content projects, such as working with external talent to create a podcast social campaign.

  • Work with team leads to track/report key data highlights (most watched, most listened, etc.) for website, social media, podcast, and video channels.

Executive Duties Include:

  • Manage external appointments with talent, clients, and other third parties.

  • Manage expenses by creating reports and compiling receipts.

  • Coordinate all travel: create comprehensive travel itineraries and order cars and transportation as requested.

  • Order and prepare coffee and lunch as requested.

Qualifications:

  • BA in Humanities, Arts Administration, or relevant field.

  • 3 years related experience or the equivalent.

  • Superior writing skills.

  • Ability to time manage and meet deadlines.

  • Thorough working knowledge of contemporary art is required.

  • The ideal candidate will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with superior written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills. The ability to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities is required. This position involves significant contact with senior level staff, external high-profile contacts, clients, and artists, therefore discretion, confidence and poise are essential.

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

Please submit your resume, cover letter, three (3) professional 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 full-time Assistant to Senior Partner for immediate hire at its London gallery. 

  • Support Senior Partner with roster of artists:

    • Assist with general management of artists’ studios and estates, with exhibitions, requests, press, image requests, general studio requests, events, appraisals and artist care.

    • Support with artist management, as well as gallery exhibitions globally. 

  • Providing broad sales support to Senior Partner:

    • Help create sales offers, coordinate and prepare for client viewings.

    • Conducting post-sale tasks including invoicing and coordination of shipping.

    • Preparing consignment agreements and insurance appraisals.

  • Provide all administrative support including:

    • Daily management of Senior Partner’s calendar, agendas, to-do list and help set daily priorities and goals.

    • Prepare travel arrangements, itineraries, appointments and expenses.

  • Liaise frequently with multiple departments within the gallery including: Research, Client Development, Digital, Marketing and Registration to oversee projects that include creating exhibition and art fair booth models, gallery exhibition checklists, online viewing rooms, sales previews, press packets, among others.

Qualifications: 

  • The ideal candidate has at least three years of related experience or equivalent.

  • Excellent writing, organizational and communication skills, the ability to time manage, multitask and meet deadlines, and work with multiple teams. 

  • Proficiency in other languages is an added value, but not essential. 

  • This position will involve contact with artists, their studios, curators and clients, therefore discretion and poise are essential.  

 

Position hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10am to 6pm. Candidate will occasionally need to work additional hours for openings and events. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please.

Please submit your CV, 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 an experienced video project manager to assist in the coordination and management of the gallery’s video productions. Reporting to the Director of Video, this role will be a primary liaison to and work closely with Sales, Online Sales, Marketing, and Digital Content teams to produce short-form and long-form videos for the website, social, and other key digital channels.

Responsibilities Overview:

  • Maintain the planning, tracking, and production calendar for all video projects.

  • Serve as key liaison between all departments to field production requests, deliver status updates, share relevant links, etc.

  • Track install video shoots across all galleries, as well as support the production components of longer form narrative shoots.

  • Organize post-production review & delivery process, track video deliverables, and keep all internal parties up to date on deadlines.

  • Share video cuts with gallery project managers and gather review notes for circulation to editors, and confirm approvals from artist managers.

  • Organize and facilitate video production meetings; draft agendas, take meetings notes, and circulate internal and external action items with clear deadlines.

  • Communicate shoot dates, logistics, and art handling needs with gallery Operations & Registration teams.

  • Ensure final deliverables (video files, transcripts, captions, etc.) are archived on server.

  • Secure and submit production invoices.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS or equivalent working experience.

  • 2-4 years minimum experience in project management, ideally within creative industries/creative content creation (videos, web, photography, etc).

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to remain calm under pressure.

  • Self-motivated, proactive, and able to work independently; takes initiative to propose solutions.

  • Familiarity with PM tools (Asana, Notion, etc.) preferred but not required.

  • Experience in the art world helpful but not required.

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 is looking for a passionate, tech-savvy Digital Analyst to support our rapidly expanding online initiatives. This role will be key in our understanding of ongoing digital marketing efforts and how people engage with the gallery, while aiding in the development of internal infrastructure. This position will report to the Associate Director of Digital Marketing and work closely with Marketing, Digital, Client / Business Development, and Online Sales teams. The ideal candidate will be a marketing analyst first and foremost with an understanding of computer science and how systems / applications communicate.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner with stakeholders to develop automated tools and dashboards, leveraging data from multiple sources to increase visibility of marketing KPI’s and drive growth of online sales platform
  • Monitor web traffic to identify trends, surface actionable insights, and provide standardized reporting to key stakeholders
  • Collaborate on post-campaign reporting to streamline turn-around and optimizations
  • Analyze client data for the enhancement, segmentation, and execution of marketing initiatives as well as integrations into future and existing systems
  • Assist in developing behavioral flow analyses and funnel visualizations of different user journeys
  • Create reporting structure for A/B testing and extract insights for stakeholders
  • Validate data integrity as a centralized source of analytics and performance  
  • Support department-wide ROI reporting and quarterly analysis
  • Facilitate delivery of ad hoc analysis and data requests

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, Economics, Math, Computer Science or related field
  • 2+ years of experience with Google Analytics, including funnel visualization and goal creation
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, including use of pivot tables, Vlookups and various formulas
  • Familiarity with Google AdWords, Facebook Ads Manager, and email service providers
  • Proficiency in SQL and query optimization for MySQL, knowledge of relational databases
  • Experience with Google Data Studio required - PowerBI, Tableau, Tableau Prep, Looker or other BI software / data visualization software a plus
  • Fluency in object-oriented programming languages a plus (e.g. Python, Java, Scala or R) 
  • Experience pulling data through API’s a plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Appreciation for the arts

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

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

This position will report directly to a Senior Partner and will work alongside their Sales Manager. The ideal candidate will have a BA in Art History and/or Arts Administration, a thorough working knowledge of contemporary art, and at least 5 years of related experience or the equivalent. The ideal candidate will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with superior written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills. The ability to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities is required. This position involves significant contact with senior level staff, clients, and artists, therefore discretion, confidence and poise are essential.

Primary duties include:

  • Provide broad administrative support by maintaining Senior Partner’s calendar, scheduling meetings, and briefing the Senior Partner ahead of appointments.
  • Manage Senior Partner’s daily to-do and call list.
  • Monitor and sort all Senior Partner’s incoming/outgoing emails and calls, and relay information as necessary.
  • Coordinate all travel: create complex travel itineraries, coordinate with Senior Partner’s driver and household staff.
  • Read, research, and route correspondence, draft letters and documents, collect and analyze information, initiate emails and other correspondence.
  • Respond to all Senior Partner's needs and liaise with COO’s office as needed.
  • Organize and maintain Senior Partner’s files, contacts and correspondence, by creating comprehensive overview materials and forwarding materials to appropriate departments as necessary.
  • Order and prepare coffee and lunch for Senior Partner daily, and for clients and artists as requested.
  • Provide support to Sales Manager, as needed.
  • Manage expenses by creating reports and compiling receipts.

Position hours are Monday-Friday, 10AM-6 PM. Candidate will occasionally need to work additional hours. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please.

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 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.

David Zwirner London is seeking a highly motivated Operations Intern for our Internship Program.

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. Please read the specific department descriptions carefully before applying.

Candidates for this position should have previous experience working at a gallery or museum.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Organize and upload Condition Reports files in our database and update files with appropriate changes.
  • Maintain ongoing department projects of digitizing shipping documents.
  • Create scale models as needed for gallery and artist exhibitions and projects.
  • Assist with project-base inventory spreadsheets.
  • Provide support to the Director of Operations and the Finance Manager as directed.

To ensure that our interns have a well-rounded and educational experience, we ask for a commitment of 3 months, with a minimum of 5 full days per week. Our gallery hours are 10AM – 6PM, Mondays through Fridays, with additional hours for occasional events and openings.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please. Immediate start and eligibility to work in the UK is essential.

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 to bring in an experienced Paid Media Manager to lead the execution & optimization of our digital advertising program. This data-driven and dynamic individual will have experience running both performance and brand-focused campaigns, while working closely with external agencies and internal teams to deliver results on innovative & efficient digital advertising campaigns. This role will report to the Director of Digital Marketing and work closely with Marketing, Content, Design, & Social teams to plan, produce, and optimize campaigns to meet gallery objectives. 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage digital advertising campaigns across but limited to Paid Search, Paid Social, and Display advertising channels to hit performance & brand goals.

  • Develop & execute full-funnel paid media strategies that drive email subscriber growth, inquiry conversion & brand awareness across different audience segments. 

  • Build media plans, track budgets, and ensure accurate invoicing & payments to vendors. 

  • Lead optimization of budgets, tactics, and execution according to platform best practices as well as gallery KPI’s, providing consistent feedback while collaboratively assisting in translating strategic vision into tactical solutions that drive ROI.

  • Manage day-to-day relationships with digital advertising agencies and publishers, providing feedback on campaign structure and bid management while keeping track of key deadlines.

  • Oversee creative production process for paid media channels, including advising on creative best practices and ensure the successful delivery of approved assets to advertising partners with help of Digital Marketing Associate.

  • Lead weekly advertising syncs, manage digital advertising calendar, and keep teams up to date on planned campaign promotion as well as seasonal priorities & ongoing initiatives. 

  • Present regular analysis of channel performance, budget tracking, A/B testing, lead generation, and the evolving industry landscape, identifying key growth opportunities for new audience acquisition and existing audience re-engagement. 

  • Identify areas of opportunity for improving existing reporting formats and deliverables to key stakeholders.

  • Partner with Marketing, Digital Marketing, Social & Content leads to support cross-channel initiatives and leverage opportunities for larger brand campaigns.

  • Take an active role in helping to facilitate the understanding of advertising’s role across different audience segments and customer journeys.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, Economics, or related field.

  • 4+ years of experience of planning, executing, and reporting on paid media campaigns.

  • Deep knowledge of brand & performance paid media strategies & KPI’s.

  • Proven ability to manage agencies and work with cross-functional teams.

  • Experience building and deploying Google Adwords & Facebook Ads campaigns.

  • Agency experience preferred.

  • Familiarity with ad tech landscape.

  • Strong copywriting skills.

  • Team player with a solution oriented mindset.

  • Appreciation for the arts.

 

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.

Our primary market gallery currently seeks a Part-Time Art Handler for immediate hire.  

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

  • Minimum of 2 years in a gallery, museum or auction house setting in art handling, registration, production or a similar role 

  • Working knowledge of Macintosh OS, as well as familiarity with art database systems

Position hours are 10am to 6pm between Monday - Saturday. Candidates 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.

 

The David Zwirner Photography Department seeks a motivated and collaborative intern to work alongside the gallery’s imaging team. 

This is a wonderful opportunity to learn all facets of the roles and processes that contribute to creating imagery for the gallery’s website, archive, and sales materials. 

Responsibilities will include: 

Imaging: 

  • Support on client-friendly installation and frame renderings 
  • Support on preview and web image formatting 

Archive: 

  • Support on file renaming and server organization 
  • Digitizing and processing legacy files from physical archive 
  • Support on ArtBinder uploads 
  • Gathering and trafficking files to and from external vendors or institutions

Photoshoots: 

  • On-set/on location photoshoot assisting 
  • Printing high-quality Epson inkjet prints for clients and color-matching

 

Some knowledge of the Adobe Suite, particularly Photoshop, is preferred, but this role will also benefit from direct training in Photoshop as well as each of the tasks listed above. 

Internship is paid at NYC minimum wage of $15/hour. Looking for candidate to start at the end of April or early May. 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 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's Production team is seeking an intern to join their department. The Production & Exhibition internship offers a unique opportunity to learn about the technical side of the art world. The production intern will work alongside team members of the production department, assisting on a variety of projects that will provide a thorough understanding of exhibition planning, exhibition installations, fabrication methods and techniques. 

Candidates should have a strong knowledge of contemporary art practices, materials and techniques. The ideal candidate should be organized and detail-oriented with an enthusiasm for learning and a love of problem-solving.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Providing support to the Production department on various exhibition related projects. This will entail a hands-on approach to all aspects of organizing exhibitions. 

  • Planning and troubleshooting of audio visual installations alongside the production team.

  • Researching vendors/suppliers and materials (locally, domestically and internationally) as projects develop. 

  • Assisting with the archiving, formatting and illustrating of installation manuals for various artworks and projects. 

  • Assisting in formatting, creating and assembly of mockups for art works and models of gallery spaces.

The ideal candidate would have experience in Adobe Suite programs and interest in learning/ have experience in Sketch Up or similar architectural CAD programs.

Internship is paid at NYC minimum wage of $15/hour. Summer internship runs from the end of May through the beginning of August. Position hours are Monday - Friday, 10am - 6pm. 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 Production and Exhibition Assistant to assist the Production team.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • General department assistance: vendor & material research, errands, documentation of installations, fabrication of maquettes. 

  • General exhibition assistance: assists exhibition leads, drafts exhibition design documents and mockups, vendor coordination, material sourcing, documents installations for archival purposes and installation manuals.

  • Provides support to operations (registration and production) teams on select packing lists, inventory management projects (exhibition related itemized packing & elements lists) and database management and updates.

  • Data gathering & documentation for installation manuals.

  • Creates technical, 2D & 3D drawings for manuals.

  • Generates informational documents to assist sales, as needed.

  • Creates exhibition models (both physical & digital).

  • Account for departmental costs and record and archive appropriately.

  • Assist with special projects as needed.

 

Requirements

  • Working knowledge of SketchUp, Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Attention to detail while being a creative thinker.

  • Good design skills and sensibility.

  • Bachelors in Fine Arts preferred.

 

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 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.

David Zwirner seeks a full-time Sales Assistant to work alongside one of the gallery’s Partners. This position will involve significant contact with artists and established clients, and therefore discretion and poise are essential. Must be able to multitask and work in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

Primary Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Manage the Partner’s sales and facilitate with client relationships including sending and monitoring offers, logging interest and managing reserves, scheduling viewings, overseeing installs, gathering all relevant materials for client visits, and recording data in the database.

  • Prepare consignment agreements for resales, assist in pricing and coordinating the consignment agreements, organize photography, fact sheet, etc., and coordinate payment to consignor.

  • Facilitate in inventory management for Partner’s artists, create checklists, inbook artworks into the database.

  • Communicate and interface with Partner’s artists and their studios on regular basis.

  • Compile market research for primary and secondary works for resale meetings.

  • Prepare insurance appraisals.

  • Liaise frequently with multiple departments within the gallery including Research, Client Development, Digital, Marketing, Events and Registration to oversee projects that include creating art fair booth models, exhibition checklists, online viewing rooms, sales previews, press packets, among others.

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have a BA in Art History and/or Arts Administration.

  • At least 2-3 years related experience in supporting senior staff members in an arts related company, preferably a contemporary art gallery.

  • Superior written and communication skills are a must.


Position hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10am to 6pm. Candidate will occasionally need to work additional hours for openings and events. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please.

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 seeks a full-time Sales Assistant to work alongside one of the gallery’s Senior Partners.  

Primary Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Providing broad sales support to Partner:

    • Formulating, sending, and responding to sales offers.

    • Coordinating client viewings.

    • Conducting post-sale tasks including invoicing and coordination of shipping.

    • Preparing consignment agreements for resales and assisting in pricing.

    • Preparing insurance appraisals.

  • Oversee all aspects of exhibition management for Partner’s estates and artists

    • Manage for-sale and loaned inventory, create checklists, manage loan documentation and consignment agreements, assist in the development of publications.

  • Liaise frequently with multiple departments within the gallery including Research, Client Development, Digital, Marketing and Registration to oversee projects that include:

    • Creating art fair booth models, exhibition checklists, online viewing rooms, sales previews, press packets, among others.

  • Respond to all artists, artists estates and studio needs, communicating with external contacts on a regular basis.

  • Manage contact lists for exhibitions/dinners/events and support the Partner during openings.

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will have a BA in Art History and/or Arts Administration.

  • At least 2 years related experience in supporting senior staff members in an arts related company, preferably a contemporary art gallery.

  • Excellent writing and communication skills.

  • Proficiency in other languages is an added value, but not essential.

  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic landscape.

 

Position hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10am to 6pm. Candidate will occasionally need to work additional hours for openings and events. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please.

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 currently looking for highly motivated interns to join our Internship Program at our London 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. Please read the specific department descriptions carefully before applying. 

SUMMARY OF ROLE: 

  • Provide general administrative support for the Sales team with mailings, image printouts, research and database maintenance. 
  • Work with Front Desk and Sales team to maintain viewing rooms, factsheets, and relevant catalogs. 
  • Maintain appearances for all common gallery and office areas, while keeping exhibition materials stocked and orderly. 
  • Maintain office supply closets and accurate general supply inventories.
  • Assist with upcoming openings and events, as well as general support during exhibitions.

To ensure that our interns have a well-rounded and educational experience, we ask for a commitment of 3 months. Our gallery hours are 10AM – 6PM, Tuesdays through Saturdays, with additional hours for occasional events and openings. 

Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins, please. Immediate start and eligibility to work in the UK is essential. 

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 Gallery is looking for a Secondary Market Assistant. This individual will work closely with all departments at the gallery. This is a dynamic role for someone who enjoys working in the behind-scenes of the sales process.

Duties and Responsibilities, but are not limited to:
  • Direct line to sales regarding inventory, acquisitions, valuations and sales strategy.
  • Sales support including assisting with valuations and preparing for weekly secondary market meetings.
  • Monitor gallery artists’ works at auction; liaise with auction houses for setting up telephone bids, cataloguing, research, copyright and other general inquiries.
  • Inventory dispersal for international gallery locations and art fairs.
  • Assist with collection management and outgoing loans; Assist with the varying stages of purchases and sales.
  • Projects and tasks as requested.
Qualifications:
  • BA in Art History, Art Business or similar.
  • 3+years of both gallery and auction experience preferred.
  • Candidate should be focused, reliable, have an exacting attention to detail.
  • Candidate needs to be quick, able to multitask and prioritize.
  • Must be able to work with team members at all levels.
Please submit your resume, and three (3) references.
 
Position hours are Monday - Friday 10am - 6pm. Candidate will occasionally need to work additional hours. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please.
 
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 Senior DevOps Engineer / System Administrator with a passion for art and culture to assist our CTO; You would play a key role in taking our internal technology offering to the next level, owning and/or assisting in:

  • Auditing, documenting, and transitioning from development environments currently supported by our external vendors to internally run development environments

  • Supporting ongoing internal and vendor-run software product development projects 

  • Reviewing and contributing to the evolution of the organization’s technology stack.

  • Collaborate with the Director of Digital Projects, Director of Digital Products, and Senior Developers to identify technical requirements, propose software solutions, estimate deployment complexity and timelines, and define SLAs

  • Participate in agile project ceremonies as appropriate

  • Participating in system audits for security, GDPR compliance, and other best practices.

  • Liaise with external development and tech support vendors to ensure seamless technical landscape support.

  • Manage accounts, users, licensing, and purchasing of software and services across the organization.

  • Deploy, document, and maintain systems, software, and SaaS services that collectively provide functionality for our internally and externally facing applications.

  • Gradually building the internal DevOps & System Administration competency through hiring and management of 1-2 additional engineers.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • a (largely) tech-agnostic approach to solutions

  • experience working with multiple cloud technologies

  • a history of supporting continuous integration on multiple products simultaneously, for remote and in-person development teams

  • have the ability (and patience) to translate complex technical topics into plain language for the non-technical

  • an interest in contemporary art and/or experience working at cultural organizations

Some of the technologies & systems you’ll be working with:

  • Sitecore CMS on Azure Cloud

  • AWS: EC2, RDS, CodePipeline, Lambda, Route 53

  • PHP

  • Django

  • MySQL

  • Python

  • PHP

  • Cloudflare

  • Cloudimage

  • BigCommerce

  • BigQuery on Google Cloud

  • GitHub

  • Atlassian Jira / Confluence

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

Please submit your resume, cover letter, three (3) professional references 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 Technology seeks a mid-level software UAT/QA Tester to join its growing technology department.  This role will 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:

  • Creation and maintenance of test plans with clear understanding of in scope and out of scope items.

  • Managing and maintaining test data to ensure a representative application state in the UAT environment.

  • Managing test input into grooming/requirement analysis sessions and understanding all requirements and acceptance criteria.

  • Conducting Black Box, Functional, and Regression, End to End testing for web applications on desktop and mobile.

  • Logging defects and tracking them for resolution within and outside sprint teams.

  • Providing a test summary report upon completion of product release.

Candidates should have:

  • 3-5 years of experience testing software products across numerous mobile devices and browsers.

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

  • A strong grasp of UX best practices.

  • A proven ability to manage their time across multiple parallel projects.

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

  • 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 testing database driven as well as CMS based software applications. 

  • Experience working with the Atlassian toolset - especially Jira and Confluence - to track issues and document testing plans, functional needs, and testing outcome.

  • HTML and CSS

  • A track record of being highly detail oriented.

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

  • Experience working with Browserstack.

  • Proficiency with Google Docs / Sheets.

Bonus points for:

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

  • Ecommerce testing experience.

  • Working knowledge of basic SQL queries and relational databases.

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

  • Familiarity with diagramming software such as Lucidchart.

  • Experience using automated testing tools such as Cypress & Selenium.

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

Position hours are Monday-Friday, approximately 10am to 6pm, ideally based in NYC*. Candidates will occasionally need to work additional hours. 

*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.