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Studio Assistant

Thanks to a steady flow of custom orders and the need for help with various tasks and projects, California Carts is looking to hire a part time Studio Assistant. We are seeking someone enthusiastic with a deep love for art and design, and the desire to learn more about fabrication, design and product development. The Studio Assistant will primarily be responsible for building carts, helping with projects, documentation and product development.

Responsibilities and requirements include:
-General fabrication with steel, wood and other materials
-Draft build sheets for incoming carts
-Document carts, products, projects and studio life
-Assist with workshops and events
-Procure materials, prepare shipments and make deliveries
-PR and marketing via social media

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
-General knowledge of how to work with powertools and handtools safely
-Adobe Creative Suite, Rhino a plus, but not necessary
-Valid US Drivers License
-Must be trustworthy, punctual and of a positive mindset

Education and Experience
-Degree or training in any art, design or trade related field
-Experience in a shop-related environment welcome but not necessary

Physical Demands
-Occasional lifting of heavy objects and materials
-Careful and consistent use of personal safety gear
-Use of stationary and handheld power tools (cutting, grinding and sanding)

Work Environment
California Carts promotes a healthy and equitable workplace by passionately maintaining the following:
-Transparent and open communication
-Work-life balance
-Ongoing training and development
-Recognition for hard work
-Team spirit

This is a part time position with the possibility for additional hours during large projects.
-16-20 hours per week on average
-8-10 hour shifts
-compensation commensurate with experience
-current or recently graduated students welcome

To apply please email a resume and short bio with the header ‘Studio Assistant’ to Californiacarts (at) gmail and we will be in touch!