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Seasonal Photo Studio Scenic Artist

Apply Location: Chicago, Illinois

We inspire purpose-filled living that brings joy to the modern home. With a team of more than 8,000 associates spanning 130 store and distribution locations across the U.S. and Canada, we achieve together, drive results and innovate to inspire. Drawn together by a shared passion for our customers and a spirit of fun, we deliver high-quality home furnishings that are expertly designed, responsibly sourced and bring beauty and function to people’s homes. From the day we opened our first store in Chicago in 1962 to the digital innovations that engage millions of customers today, our iconic brand is nearly 60 years in the making—and our story is still unfolding.

We’re here for it. We think you should be too. We’re looking for a driven professional with an inclusive mindset to join our team as a Seasonal Photo Studio Scenic Artist. 

What you'll do...

  • Use multiple scenic techniques, including, but not limited to, application of decorative walls for surface treatment, lettering & work, specialty artwork, mural, painting, scenic backgrounds, and decorative finishes.
  • Understand material hazards and execute scenic design projects
    according to guidelines and policy.
  • Successfully translating design requests, creating samples for said
    requests, and submitting them for approval during shoots.
  • Spraying or hand painting set pieces based on knowledge and time
  • Performing daily photography studio operations, organization,
    maintenance, and safety functions.
  • Organizing and maintaining paint archives, tools, material resources, and general use areas for photoshoot preparation.
  • Learning and retaining faux finishing techniques that are quintessential to the Crate and Barrel, Crate and Kids, and CB2 brands

What you'll bring...

  • Fine arts degree preferred
  • 2+ Scenic/art experience in theater/film/photography
  • 2+ years previous photoshoot experience
  • Experience with both airless and air-powered spray guns
  • Knowledge of general house painting techniques
  • Ability to manage planning and prep work phase in an efficient manner
  • Advanced painting and drawing skills
  • Support and model excellent service by exhibiting a positive attitude and enthusiasm toward the job and the company to both internal and external customers in all forms of communication
  • Good reading, written, and verbal language skills
  • The ability to work within a team or independently

Job ID 2022-13353 Date posted 05/27/2022 Position Type Seasonal/Temporary

Our commitment to our associates is of the utmost importance. One of the reasons the company attracts such a dynamic group of associates is that we offer a full menu of benefits that are relevant to their lives, both on and off the job. Many of these benefits begin on day one, and extend to eligible dependents. To learn more about available benefits please click https://jobs.crateandbarrel.com/benefits.

Euromarket Designs, Inc., which does business as Crate and Barrel and CB2, will be referred to as “the Company”. The Company is deeply committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact the location you are applying to here and ask to speak with a manager regarding the nature of your request.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

The Company participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the US.

State / City Compliance: The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal history, including arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


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