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We are looking for a multi-talented Content Lead to join a new digital team within the broader David Zwirner organization. This is an exciting opportunity to develop and establish a new direction for art-related content, all to support the ambitious goals and mission of our digital business. An ideal candidate will have strong writing skills plus a track record of creating multi-channel content for e-commerce, thinking creatively for business, and managing freelancers. An interest in art is important, but experience writing about art in an editorial or academic perspective is not required; The ideal candidate is someone who isn’t wedded to art-content conventions but in exploring innovative narrative thinking.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the General Manager to formulate the content strategy and OKRs for launch, year 1 and beyond

  • Create the style guide to establish the pillars of our brand voice and standards

  • Create thematic, lifestyle and partnership written content

  • Conceptualize and create the calendar for all lifestyle content

  • Collaborate with other members of the team to conceptualize thematic and partnerships-based content

  • Create copy for emails, site banners, etc., collaborate with marketing to ensure brand voice consistency on social copy

  • Manage freelancers to write and edit copy 

  • Collaborate with GM, merchandising, and marketing on video content

  • Report on content and copy performance on a regular basis

Qualifications:

  • 5 years of e-commerce content experience AND/OR 5 years of editorial experience at a well-known lifestyle publication

  • Deep interest and familiarity within art and design

  • Adept with best practices on digital marketing copy including email, social, digital ads, homepage copy, etc

  • Experience creating content strategies and style guides

  • Highly collaborative but also a self-starter who works well independently

  • Multi-tasker who is comfortable in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience conceptualizing and/or producing video content is a plus

  • An interest in art is important, but experience writing about art in an editorial or academic perspective is not required

 

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 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 beginning with a six (6) month contract position. 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, and 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 looking for a Digital Content Producer with a passion for art and culture to assist in the production, programming, optimization, and management of digital content across the gallery’s platforms. Reporting to jointly to the Digital Content and Marketing leads, the ideal candidate is highly motivated and extremely organized, with unwavering attention to detail, and will have 2-3 years of direct CMS experience in a digital-first environment.

Working closely with the Digital Marketing, Digital Content, Online Sales and Digital teams, this production-focused role requires dexterity in navigating and leveraging the backend of a robust CMS system. An integral part of a highly collaborative team, the Digital Content Producer will be responsible for the daily website updates and production of digital exhibitions, news, and other web content, as well as serving as a key strategic partner to all digital teams to optimize workflow, innovate with existing tools and templates, and further develop our digital content.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with digital, content, and online sales teams to ensure timely and accurate publishing of website content across devices 

  • Maintains and makes daily website updates in accordance to web content calendar in effort to inform stakeholders on published, on-going and expired content

  • Manage artwork modules across artist pages, other relevant touchpoints

  • Partners with Digital Content, Online Sales, and Digital Marketing teams to produce digital exhibitions, news, artist pages, available works and other web features

  • Owns deepest understanding of content delivery system, providing technical support for the design and content team ideation

  • Works with digital team and vendors to solve technical issues in displaying content

  • Reviews and tests digital content to ensure conformance with platform requirements, title tags, meta descriptions, and other SEO best practices

  • Manages gated content, domain redirects, and vanity URL's 

  • Updates Google Business Listings

  • Supports QA process of select digital content and product updates

  • Assists with social platform management, video uploads, and newsletter production as needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Computer Science or related field

  • 2-3 years experience in a role primarily featured on content creation & web production

  • Knowledge of HTML required; experience with CSS, additional software or web development a plus.

  • Experience working with a content management system or enterprise system (such as Wordpress, SquareSpace, Adobe, Sitecore, etc) for publishing web content a plus

  • Working knowledge of basic Photoshop skills for image cropping and processing

  • Experience working in an Agile delivery environment a plus

  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong project management skills

  • Team player with a solution oriented mindset 

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 Inc. - based in New York City - is seeking to hire a Digital Project Manager. Reporting to the Director of Digital Project Management, this individual will focus on the management, on-going development, and growth of David Zwirner’s customer facing digital platforms. This includes - but is not limited to - www.davidzwirner.com and www.davidzwirnerbooks.com.

This position will work closely with the product owner, and the gallery’s sales, marketing, and design teams to understand the experiential, functional, and business goals of the platforms.  Development will be realized by a combination of external vendor resources and a growing internal technology group, so the ideal candidate will have proven success working with distributed development teams through all phases of the full web development project lifecycle.

Responsibilities:

  • Define project approach and resourcing needs with discipline leads

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

  • Set team communication and logistical expectations at project outset and oversee process adoption and usage

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

  • Facilitate collaboration and effective workflow between project team members

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

  • Manage 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 to the Director of Digital 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

  • Run burn reports and track budgets on weekly basis at the program level

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

  • Deliver digital products of the highest quality, on-time and on-budget

Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience in digital production / project management, running multiple initiatives and managing various stakeholders simultaneously

  • Proven success managing the delivery of enterprise CMS backed systems that seamlessly support mobile and desktop users – experience with Sitecore based projects strongly preferred

  • Experience with Agile process, ceremonies, and tools – and the ability to strike a balance between formal process application and the informal nature of the gallery culture

  • Fluency in use of Jira, Confluence, and Smartsheet (or another MS Project-like application)

  • 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

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

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

  • 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

  • Detail-oriented, take-ownership approach, self-organizing and highly skilled in time management to facilitate involvement in multiple projects

Bonus points for:

  • Digital agency and/or client-side experience

  • Front-end web development experience

  • Knowledge of UI / UX concepts and application

  • Knowledge of / interest in contemporary art and artists

 

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

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and 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 - based out of New York City - is seeking a Digital Project Manager to join our growing team. Reporting to the Project Management Discipline lead, this individual will work closely with the product manager and internal stakeholders to establish the management, development, and growth of a new digital platform.

The project will be realized by a combination of external vendor resources and a growing internal technology group, so the ideal candidate will have proven success working with distributed design and development teams through all phases of the full web development project lifecycle as well as experience working with a digital product development project from concept to launch. This position will be a 6-month contract to start with a potential for an ongoing commitment based on project needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Define project approach and deliverables with discipline leads

  • Author and maintain detailed project plans, project briefs, 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 of action items

  • Facilitate collaboration and effective workflow between project team members

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

  • Manage 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 to the Project and Product leads 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 General Manager and Product Manager to deliver a digital product of the highest quality, on-time and on-budget

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in digital production/project management

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

  • Proven success managing the delivery of an MVP digital product

  • Experience with Agile process, ceremonies, and tools – and the ability to strike a balance between formal process application and the informal nature of the gallery culture

  • Fluency in use of Jira, Confluence, and Smartsheet (or another MS Project-like application)

  • 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

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

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

  • 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

  • Detail-oriented, take-ownership approach, self-organizing and highly skilled in time management to facilitate involvement in multiple feature development pipelines

Bonus points for:

  • Digital agency and/or client side experience

  • Front-end web development 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. *Note: Candidate will be remote to start given Covid-19 protocol*

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

We are looking for the Director of Marketing to join a new digital team within the broader David Zwirner organization. This multifaceted talent will head the marketing team for a new digital initiative, which will, in year 1, include one direct report who will support all marketing initiatives but have an emphasis on social media and press. The person in this role will help to formulate this new marketplace’s marketing strategy, with an initial emphasis on user acquisition and the early stages of the customer lifecycle, and with more work on retention and loyalty in due time. A key member of a small but dynamic team, this role will be tasked with both strategic and operational initiatives. 

A deep interest in art is important, but experience writing about art in an editorial or academic perspective is not required. A successful candidate will have digital marketing experience in a relevant direct-to-consumer or multi-brand ecommerce entity, across a range of marketing practices, especially email, retention, search and performance marketing, at multiple stages of the customer lifecycle. An understanding of partnerships, content, social and press are useful as well. Experience marketing within an early stage company (seed or series A, in the case of startups) will be useful, given the generalist nature of this role. The ideal candidate is someone who is analytical but can also be creative, who is excited to forge an unprecedented path in the the art industry’s digital landscape.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the GM to formulate the marketing strategy and OKRs for launch, year 1 and beyond.

  • Create and execute on a metrics-based acquisition strategy, deploying a mix of partnerships, performance marketing, press, email and social media.

  • Collaborate with Content Lead to ensure that content for the marketplace is optimized for our audience and to contribute to marketing goals.

  • Create and execute on a metrics-based lifecycle marketing and retention strategy, deploying a mix of partnerships, performance marketing, press, email, social media, loyalty incentives.

  • Work with the gallery marketing team on any collaborative marketing efforts.

  • Collaborate with product/engineering on creation of features and site optimizations necessary to achieve marketing goals. 

  • Recruit and manage the direct report on the marketing team, whose focus will be on social media and press but will support all marketing efforts.

Qualifications:

  • 7-10 years of digital marketing experience in e-commerce (D2C or multibrand)

  • 2+ years of experience in an early stage company

  • Experience with strategy AND execution of email, retention, search and performance marketing

  • Strong understanding of content, social and press tactics and KPIs

  • Must be highly analytical.

  • The ability to think creatively (aesthetically and in terms of problem solving) is a strong plus.

  • Must have experience working in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment.

  • A personal interest in art is important, but experience marketing art is not a requirement. We’re really looking for someone who can apply consumer digital best practices to the arts landscape.

 

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 seeks a Photography Manager to coordinate and oversee the photography needs of our 20th Street gallery, as related to Sales, Marketing, Publishing, as well as artist and archival needs. Working closely with Sales and Artist Management, this role will partner with a highly talented in-house team comprised of photographers, retouchers, and coordinators, as well as external photography-related vendors and contributors. 
 
Reporting to the Creative Director, this role requires deep experience and understanding of fine art photography and publishing. In addition, this role will work alongside skilled archivists who handle photo research requests, rights and reproductions experts, and the digital photo archive for the entire global institution. 
 
Primary Responsibilities Include:
  • Oversee all 20th Street Gallery photography from pre- to post-production, securing relevant approvals and ensuring proper archivization, ensuring all relevant timelines are met and resulting images are of best quality
  • Act as point person for 20th Street Gallery artists, estates and related teams, to ensure imaging needs (photography, archival, image research) are met and approved in timely manner
  • Partner with Design, Marketing, and Photography teams to generate relevant sales previews, format images for website, and assist with sales rendering requests
  • Partner with the Image Archivist to ensure the maintenance and organization of the hard archive (transparencies, slides, prints)
  • Partner with Director of Rights & Reproductions to respond to requests for select artists, as well as image research and securing from external sources for key digital projects, as needed
  • Partner with Photography and Archive teams to select and source images for 20th Street gallery and select digital initiatives, ensure that digital files are color-corrected, edited and properly prepared, including precise silhouetting of artwork images
  • Provide and/or proof captions, credits, copyright information and other associated text as needed.
  • Support in 20th Street photography-related uploads to the website (inventory, installation views, artist surveys etc) as needed
  • Schedule off-site photography as needed (studios, art fairs, warehouses, etc.)
  • Hire and manage freelance photographers and retouchers as needed
  • Manage and reconcile 20th Street budgets
 
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required in photography, graphic design, art, art history, or related fields
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience producing and overseeing fine art photography
  • Experience with and deep knowledge of arts organizations such as galleries, museums, or auction house, including print and digital publishing experience, required
  • Understanding of pre- and post-production needs for quality captures, including lighting, color, and software needs
  • Exceptional photo proofing skills; adept at retouching, color correction and cropping
  • Advanced understanding of digital asset management standards and best practices including file-naming, metadata, file formats, and workflows
  • Proficiency with image editing; emphasis on strong visual acuity and color sensibility in preparing archive and publication-ready digital files to exacting standards
  • Proficiency with Mac-based computer systems, and Word, Excel, Adobe Suite, FileMaker Pro
  • Experience managing freelance and full-time resources
  • Proactive problem solver, great collaborator, and responsive communicator
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, high volume team with dedication to excellence
 
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.
 
Please submit your resume, cover letter, and 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 seeks a full-time Retoucher to join the gallery’s New York Photography department and report to the Photography Manager. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of related experience, an expert understanding of Photoshop, superb communication skills, and ability to work in a timely and meticulous manner. Extreme attention to detail with thorough understanding of color management required. 


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Receive, process, and retouch all files generated by the gallery’s in-house photographers, assuring that the resulting files are consistent, of utmost quality, and color accurate

  • Retouch and format images to meet the needs of the gallery’s books, communications, design, marketing, and sales departments

  • Render scale views as well as art works into various environments such as client residences and viewing spaces

  • Retouch and color correct images from external sources and freelance photographers as needed

  • Assist with the formatting of images for the gallery’s website and sales offers

  • Assist the Photography department to ensure proper back-up and archiving of files

Requirements:

  • BA in Photography or Studio Art preferred

  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop

  • Thorough understanding of various colors spaces (RGB, CMYK) and profiles (bit depth and print/web standards)

  • Ability to create precise adjustments with utilization of clipping paths

  • Ability to manage a high volume workflow in a fast paced setting while maintaining acute attention to detail and quality

  • Familiarity with Hasselblad DSLRs and Phocus preferred 

  • 3+ years of retouching experience in an arts or architectural capacity


Position hours are Monday through Friday, 10 am to 6 pm. Candidate will occasionally need to work additional hours. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. No calls or walk-ins please.


Please submit your resume, cover letter, three (3) professional references, and at least five retouching examples via jpeg, PDF, or website link through our careers page here to apply. Applications without work examples included will not be considered.

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 fine art videographer and video editor to create documentation and digital content around our global exhibitions and related programming. This part-time freelance role will partner closely with the Creative and Digital Content teams to produce short-form videos for the website, social and other key digital channels. Leveraging pre-existing narrative templates, this role will largely be responsible for creating finely tuned video captures of installations and related works, as well as the editing of artwork-focused and narrative videos. 
 
Responsibilities: 
  • Film/capture all video content for NYC exhibitions, walk-thrus, installations, interviews, and relevant behind-the-scenes documentary footage, for archive, press, website and other channels as needed
  • Edit the above captures into relevant short-form films for use in key digital channels; take on longer narrative or social edits as needed
  • Edit captured installation and artwork footage from other David Zwirner galleries in Paris, London, and Hong Kong 
  • Partners with Video Producer and Creative Director to ensure consistency on videography of all event, installation and walk-thru filming; as well as the edited final product aligns to the gallery best practices and style guide
  • Partner with Photo and Sales teams to ensure proper color calibration of spaces and works
  • Create and edit short-form video with syndicated/found content for social, WeChat, and exhibition, DZB & DZ content (eg Dialogues, Serra) as needed
  • Assist on reviewing footage, rough cuts of narrative films, and other video editing projects as needed
  • Assist on uploading video to archive, website, and other channels as needed
  • Uploads all approved video content to website; partners with Archive to ensure DZ video archive is up to date and easy to access for key parties
 
Requirements:
  • Previous videography and video editing experience within a fine arts setting (museum, gallery, arts institution, artist studio, etc) is essential. Examples required
  • Ability to leverage personal or rented equipment is essential. Camera must shoot at least 4k
  • Dedicated support: candidates are ideally available 2-3 dedicated days per week for filming and editing
  • Flexible schedule/proximity to galleries: Ability to quickly shoot in NYC galleries and turnaround edits in a tight timeframes
  • Proficient with Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects. Experience with Photoshop and Audition preferred
 
Candidate will occasionally need to work additional hours. 

 

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and 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.