Art Advisor

Kevin Barry Art AdvisoryLos Angeles, CA (or remote)2 months ago

Art Advisors have experience in and a passion for the interior design industry, as well as the art world. Their focus is to deliver impeccable art packages on time and on budget. Art Advisors are relationship-focused and build long-lasting relationships with clients based on demonstrated ability to go above and beyond to get the job done. Within their KBAA creative team, a successful Art Advisor knows how to support their teammates, continually inspiring them to stretch their creative muscle in all projects while offering support and mentorship. 

 

This position reports to the Art Director.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS ROLE INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

·      Project manage a large volume of team projects from concept to completion, including related logistics, installation and artist/vendor management – both international and domestic

·      Manage creative process to deliver a full art package proposal with thoughtful narrative

·      Build robust relationships with clients, setting expectations at the start of a project and leading client presentations

·      Provide internal sign-off of creative packages

·      Negotiate strategic pricing with vendors in order to achieve strong profit margins

·      Oversee quality control of samples, prototypes and finished products

·      Work closely with account managers to create and review purchase orders and invoices for accuracy

·      Cross-train junior members of the creative team to ensure consistent knowledge sharing amongst teammates

 

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

·      Creative eye with a passion for developing first-class art packages

·      Knowledge of interior design with a good sense of best practices

·      Awareness of and interest in ongoing design and market trends

·      Robust understanding of markups and profit margins

·      Strong project management skills

·      Extremely organized and efficient multitasker

·      Excellent communicator; cool under pressure

·      A people person with excellent interpersonal skills


REQUIREMENTS:

·      3-5 years’ work experience, preferably in interior design or creative industry; art a plus

·      Ability to succeed in a quick-moving and cross-functionally focused environment

·      Collaborative, team-oriented approach

·      Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

·      Strong organizational skills with a proven track record of meeting deadlines

·      Travel required as needed

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