Studio Assistant Position

Elyn Zimmerman Studio

Los Angeles, CA

Elyn Zimmerman Studio
Studio Assistant Position

General Information:
The studio is in the artist’s home in Brentwood. There is a small dog - so applicant must be pet
friendly. The hourly rate depends on level of experience and fluency with digital media.
Previous assistant rate was $30/hr. The usual work week is 2 days - 5 hours/day. Days TBD.
Applicant must have a reliable means of transportation as no public transport comes to worksite.

Studio organization work:
• Organize and upkeep studio library and files
• Check and respond to studio email; prepare and send digital files.
Studio email is a Gmail account, and We Transfer is for large files.
• Manage and update website (hosted by Squarespace) & Wikipedia page
• Manage administrative and clerical tasks and stock of studio supplies
• Maintain monthly studio bookkeeping with Excel.
Previous assistant will train and prepare new assistant in this task.

Studio digital work:
• Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite required: Light Room, Photoshop, InDesign.
• Studio runs on Mac Desktop system and uses a large format Epson Printer and Epson pro scanner.
• Maintain digital archives (images and artist’s project documentation).
• Terramaster external solid state multi-drive system is used and Backblaze.
• Prepare digital and print materials for proposals & presentations - PDF files and PowerPoint.
• Assist in layout and design of custom art books. Use InDesign and Blurb publications mainly.
• Prepare files for image production by others – scan and retouch images as needed.
• Inform artist about and manage necessary equipment upgrades.

Interested applicants – Please email [email protected] with the following:
• direct contact information
• a current resume
• a link to your portfolio or work samples
• and two references
Qualified applicants will receive an email requesting availability for an interview at the studio
between January 9 – January 19, 2023.

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