Position Description

Bark Frameworks, an employee-owned custom framing shop in Long Island City that has been leading the industry since 1969, seeks a full-time Design and Registration Associate to support the work of our Design and Registration departments. The candidate should be a team player with an excellent work ethic; good customer service skills; be knowledgeable about modern and contemporary art, design, and technology; and be able to handle artwork safely. Please be interested in learning and growing with an employee-owned company!

For more information about our company, please visit barkframeworks.com.

Please note: This position reports to our Long Island City showroom five days a week from 9 am – 6 pm.


  • Measure, condition check, and photograph incoming artwork using a departmental logistics calendar shared with the Designers;
  • Safely move, wrap, and store art to be framed using Bark art handling procedures;
  • Manage Design department’s Adobe, Articheck, and other software accounts by building relationships with company representatives; assist Designers with any technical issues related to these accounts;
  • Work collaboratively on a daily basis with Registrar to ensure accuracy of all object locations for incoming and outgoing artwork in the database; assist Registrar with data input and paperwork related to art shipments as needed;
  • Alongside Registrar, correspond with clients on logistical arrangements for daily in house and truck pickups and deliveries
  • Answer phones and front door for clients/vendors (reception);
  • Process website orders for framing hardware, if needed.
  • Special projects (as needed).


  • 1-2 years experience in art handling at a gallery, museum or similar environment required;
  • Proven ability to efficiently handle multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment;
  • Team player happy to pitch in where needed and cross train;
  • Ability to communicate effectively both with individual Designers and within the larger Design and Registration team;
  • Experience with art management software and an interest in new developments in technology;
  • Comfortable with answering phones/doors in a fast-paced business environment;
  • Competency in Adobe Photoshop and fluency in MS Office;
  • Background in fine art, art history, or design preferred;
  • Comfortable lifting and handling large and sometimes heavy artworks (50 lbs).

Position Offers

  • Health and dental insurance
  • Accrued paid vacation and personal time
  • Paid holidays
  • Option to participate in company 401k plan
  • Employee Stock Ownership
  • Attractive, clean, climate controlled work environment


  • $24 – $26/hr., based on experience and skill level

How to Apply

If you have a background in art or design, an eye for detail, and would like to be considered for this position, please send your resume along with a brief summary of why you think you see yourself as an ideal candidate, to:

Put HR: DESIGN/REG ASST in the subject line.

NO CALLS PLEASE. Due to the high volume of applicants, we may not be able to respond to every e-mail. We will contact those who seem like a good fit. Thank you.


Bark Frameworks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, and protected veteran or marital status.