Position Description

Bark Frameworks, an employee-owned, custom framing and art services company in Long Island City that has been leading the industry since 1969, seeks a qualified candidate for work as a hand finisher in our wood shop. The ideal candidate will possess a strong work ethic, woodworking/wood shop experience, a keen eye for detail, and a genuine desire to learn and grow as a craftsperson. There may be time to add/learn other duties within the department as needed. If you are experienced in hand finishing and mixing colors, a team player, and meticulous about working to the highest standards of quality, please send us your resume.

Please note: This position is full time and reports Monday – Friday to our shop in Long Island City. This is not a remote position.


  • Must be reliable, a team player, and a good communicator.
  • Must work safely at all times, and be aware of safety guidelines (provided)
  • Positive attitude, organized, and detail-oriented
  • Willingness and desire to learn and to be the best in the industry
  • Must be able to meet tight deadlines when needed
  • Must come to work on time and be able to work overtime when necessary

Required Skills and Experience

  • At least 1-2 years of hand finishing experience is REQUIRED for this position
  • Must have a broad knowledge of both modern and traditional materials and techniques, in order to replicate and refine our custom finish catalog (be able to mix and match colors., etc.)
  • Must be capable of sanding intricate profiles quickly and meticulously
  • Must have the ability to add innovative concepts to our already extensive line of finishes
  • HVLP spray painting experience a plus
  • Experience working with metal (welding, ripping, grinding) a plus
  • A desire to do work of the highest level of craftsmanship
  • Ability to work with or without direct supervision
  • Experience working in manufacturing environment a plus


  • Healthcare and dental insurance
  • Accrued vacation and personal time
  • Paid holidays
  • Option to participate in company 401k plan
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan


  • Based on experience and skill level

How to Apply

If you have at least 1-2 years of hand finishing experience and would like to be considered for this position, please send your resume, along with a brief summary of why you think you would be a good person for the job, to: barkrecruiting@gmail.com

Put HR: HAND FINISHER 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.