BROOKLYN, NY, USA
Full-Time / Hourly / 7 days a week, early mornings, nights, and weekends.
All hours are based on the project requirements.
Scheduled reviews and raises based on performance
Not Exempt: Overtime after 40 hours,
Health/dental/vision insurance eligible after 90 days
Overall Murals, Inc. is an Outdoor Advertising Company specializing in large-scale, hand-painted advertising murals. Based in Brooklyn since 2010, Overall Murals is expanding and seeking new talent to help lead our growth.
Apprentice painters are the newest generation of walldogs. It’s essential to pass along the learnings and tradition of large-scale mural-making to new artists
The position requires talented artists with potential, drive, and the desire to learn the art of Mural Painting
The apprentice will demonstrate a great desire to advance within the company
Those with prior painting (photorealistic and/or sign painting a plus) experience or education
Start from the bottom to learn everything that goes into the preparation
and production of a mural
Responsible for the efficient delivery of exceptional artistry and for maintaining safety and aesthetic quality controls while serving as a positive representative of the company to members of the public
Painters work in teams of 2-6+, variable hours and days, year-round, and in all weather conditions
Painting: Prepare patterns, color-match & mix paint, produce murals & sign painting, and support lead painters with organization and preparation of materials as required on a job
Shop and Maintenance: Organize and maintain facilities, inventory of materials and equipment, pack packages, and other duties as assigned
Construction: set up and use of scaffolding, work on ladders, lift objects up to 80 lbs, light carpentry, wall/building preparation & maintenance, and use of power tools
Driving: licensed & operate registered company vehicles as needed
Communication - Active on and communicates with the team via Slack and phone
Travel: Travel out of New York City and outside your home state is requiredOther assignments as required/requested
Painting Portfolio - Art education or examples showing artistic skills
Physically Fit - able to stand for 4hrs at a time and safely lift objects up to 80lbs
Reliable - prompt, responsible, safety-oriented, genuine pride & pleasure in work done well
Team Player - communicative, sturdy, and naturally inclined to support your teammates
Flexible - willing to work a variety of days/hours under tight deadlines/short notice
Fearless - mural painting often requires working on a lift or scaffold, at great heights
Painters are expected to be able to think on their feet, meet tight deadlines, work around any issues, are open to critical feedback, and are proactive
Valid Driving License - and ability to operate company vehicles
ADDITIONAL DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Technologically proficient - Should have possession of a smartphone. Any Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop abilities are a plus.