Away is seeking a part-time Monogramming Artist to help with our Artist Monogramming series! This person will work alongside our team of artists to hand paint monograms on bags. The right candidate will be technically skilled in painting, typography, or graphic design and will be eager to work at a quickly growing company.
Since April 2016, Away has offered hand-painted monograms to its customers and demand continues to grow. In this role, you will learn the basics of sign painting, working with sign painters enamel, and other tips and tricks while on-site. You will learn two to three alphabet styles and be able to reproduce them using a system of stencils and transfers.
As a company that values inclusion, Away seeks individuals of all backgrounds and experiences to apply for this position.
What you'll do:
Hand-paint initials on our full range of customizable products per customer order (customer selects colors and style)
Receive training from our team of monogramming artists on the ins-and-outs of each font style
Work with oil-based enamel paints on polycarbonate surfaces
Work in Away’s Industry City studio
Who you are:
Experience working with enamel paints and/or working on a non-traditional medium is a plus
Alright with working near and with solvents like mineral spirits and enamel paints
Quick learner who is eager to learn and work within a team
Friendly and patient
Enjoy working in a fast-paced and energetic environment
Previous sign painting and/or hand painting experience
Bachelors degree, similar field of study, or equivalent practical experience
Away (www.awaytravel.com) is a modern lifestyle brand creating thoughtful products designed to transform travel.
Since our launch in February 2016, we have become one of the fastest growing consumer brands in the world. We have sold millions of travel products, grown from a team of four to over 250, expanded shipping to nearly 40 countries, opened seven stores across two countries, and launched several new products and experiences that are inspiring more people to travel the world. And we know that’s just the beginning!
In just over three years, we have already been twice named one of Fast Company’s “World’s Most Innovative Companies,” one of TIME’s “50 Most Genius Companies,” and a Forbes “Next Billion Dollar Startup.” We have also raised more than $156M in total equity funding to fuel our next phase of growth.
Today, we’re expanding into new travel product categories including apparel, wellness and lifestyle accessories as well as investing in the growth of physical retail in the US and abroad--with the plan to open 50 new stores in the next three years. Sound like something you want to be part of? We’re hiring!