Katie Fischer Design is hiring:

STUDIO MANAGER

Part-Time

Key Responsibilities:

  • Client communication & project management
  • Manage studio calendar, schedule projects, plan project timelines, manage Katie’s calendar
  • Prepare estimates and invoices
  • Phone conversations, email communications and occasional texting - with the KFD team and clients
  • Coordinate closely with KFD team, printers, calligraphers, and other outside contractors
  • Proofreading
  • Quality-check and package orders
  • Keep studio tidy
  • Responsible for ordering paper, envelopes and supplies
  • Comfortable occasionally meeting with clients at our Manhattan office
  • Occasionally doing mailings from the 34th Street Manhattan post office

Hours:
Approximately 20 hours/week – potentially more. Flexible hours, Monday-Friday. Occasionally from home. Mostly from one of our studios.

About Us:
Katie Fischer Design is widely considered one of the top wedding stationery designers. We are commonly featured in leading magazines, websites and blogs. Here’s the latest: (Press)

About You:
You should be super-organized, highly productive, and detail-oriented. Project management software, Excel sheets and Google Docs should be considered your friends! Attention-to-detail and the ability to multi-task are essential.

You will need a calm demeanor and very strong communication and organizational skills -- comfort on the phone and via email are crucial. You should have a good sense of how to provide our clients with quality service and friendly support. Responsiveness, reliability and a commitment to high quality work is vital. You'll need to be comfortable managing client expectations, talking about pricing and preparing estimates with care and attention. Please be warm, low-drama, and team-oriented.

Any previous experience or insight on managing projects, client expectations or print production would be a big help. As is basic know-how of InDesign and other Adobe Creative suite programs. But with the right core skillset, we are happy to train you on these subjects.

Description:
The position of Studio Manager is a critical role at Katie Fischer Design. You’ll be working closely with the owner to help with all the day-to-day responsibilities as well as long-term projects and business goals. Though this is not a design position, a good eye for design would be helpful. 

Pay:
Depends upon your experience and level of productivity.

To apply:
Email: info@katiefischerdesign.com with the subject “Studio Manager”


Freelance Positions

We’re also always looking for freelancers in the following categories:

  • Graphic Designers. Your aesthetic should be clean, modern, fashion forward. Freelance work for social stationery projects as well as branding/logo design.
  • Artists: painters, illustrators, graphic artists, animators. Can work from home or must come to our studio to hand-paint orders.
  • Calligraphers: modern and classic.
  • Copy editors: to proof mock-ups from home and to come into our studio to proof calligraphy and quality check orders.
  • Crafters to hand-paint, assemble invitation suites and envelope liners, wrap ribbon, package invitation suites. This must be done from our studio.
  • Web designers: Squarespace experts, HTML, animators. This can be done from home.
  • Studio assistants/interns. This is a great position for high school or college students and recent graduates. Errands, quality checking and packaging orders, and administrative work.

Freelance Qualifications:
You must have a can-do attitude and the ability to meet deadlines. You must be kind, responsive, and trust-worthy. You must be willing to sign an NDA. For all positions other than studio assistants/interns – you must have had previous relevant experience. You’ll need to submit at least one sample that’s in-line with our style and aesthetic. 

Freelance Pay:
Based on experience and project type. 

To apply for a freelance position:
Email: info@katiefischerdesign.com with the position you’re applying for in the subject line