Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Artist Assistant

Pierre Huyghe Studio
(Brooklyn NY)

Seeking a full-time assistant for minimum 6 month commitment with possibility for longer term employment. Responsibilities include management of projects, exhibitions, production of new work, and archiving of ongoing projects.

  • project management experience: ability to delegate project responsibilities effectively, manage budgets and track project expenses efficiently, and adapt to changing project parameters.
  • precise and efficient communication skills
  • resourceful and meticulous research abilities
  • high conceptual//logistical organizational skills, high spatial and digital organizational skills, attention to detail
  • Mac OSX proficiency and file management skills
  • advanced knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and common digital image practices
  • advanced knowledge of sculpture fabrication methods and sculptural//structural materials, understanding of various production methods, tools and techniques, ability to improvise solutions to material and spatial problems
  • sensitive eye, with knowledge of cultural and historical references within art, film, literature, architecture, philosophy etc. a plus
  • French language a plus
Must be engaged, self-motivated, and able to think a project through from beginning to end. Impulse to anticipate all possible obstacles in a project and actively act to correct at every stage.

Position is paid and begins immediately.
Please send concise introduction and resume with references to