S A T S U K I S H I B U Y A  studio is looking for a part-time, studio assistant who will grow with the company. The position requires 15-25 hours per week (and possibly more or less depending on projects), involves partial remote work, and starting pay is $12.00 per hour.

The applicant must be flexible as the artist’s schedule may change on short notice, have their own car and computer/laptop (Mac is preferred), have access to a reliable and secure internet source while working remotely, be available to come into the studio in Rancho Palos Verdes, and be based in the Los Angeles/Orange County area. The projected start date is March 2018. 


DUTIES + RESPONSIBILITIES (Can include, but not limited to)

  • Handling client correspondence
  • Scheduling meetings
  • Project management
  • Sourcing/researching
  • Social media/PR/Marketing
  • Photography (studio scenes, lifestyle) including editing
  • Artwork inventory
  • Website upkeep
  • Assisting with packaging and shipping of artwork, stretching canvas, upkeep of studio space
  • Accompanying and supporting artist during events, workshops, installations, etc.
  • Driving artist to work and non-work related locations


  • Detail-oriented, trustworthy, and down to earth with positive energy
  • A natural at helping others and finds purpose in a supportive role
  • Understands the S A T S U K I S H I B U Y A aesthetics and philosophy
  • Consistent availability, punctual, and responsive
  • Self-motivated, quick learner, and ability to take direction well
  • Enjoys working in both a small team environment and solo
  • Comfortable with delivering work under deadlines and periods of heightened pressure
  • Communicates in a professional, yet personable manner and possesses excellent grammar
  • Strong knowledge of Google sheets, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/In-Design and working knowledge of Lightroom
  • Have an interest and/or background in photography
  • Fluency in spoken and written Japanese would be a big plus! An appreciation for Japanese culture is also welcomed.


If this position connects with you, please email with
STUDIO ASSISTANT” in the subject line and include:

·       A link to your website, blog, and/or portfolio

·       Any links to social media platforms you may be active on

·       Availability during the week (studio is closed on the weekends)

·       Where you are located in Los Angeles/Orange County

·       Your thoughts on why this job would be right for you

·       3 work references (please include: Name, Phone Number, Email of the individual)

The deadline to apply for this position is December 31st 2017

Thank you for taking the time to apply!