SkyHigh Murals - Colossal Media Inc Mural Painter in Brooklyn, New York
Colossal Media, now a Lamar Advertising subsidiary, is an award-winning Brooklyn-based company celebrated for reviving hand-painted outdoor advertising. Founded in 2004 on the ashes of a forgotten art form, we've grown into a premium creative partner for the world's largest brands, agencies, and artists. Our memorable campaigns build curiosity and amplify exposure through dynamic storytelling, redefining and elevating the out-of-home experience. We have a vision for rapid growth and to make this happen, we need you! Many of our campaigns are captured on film to create a timeless story. These videos are a great way for you to learn more about our business and our mission so take a minute to check them out:
To be eligible for the Mural Painter position at Colossal Media you must have previous experience painting advertisements in the Out Of Home industry. This position is for mural painters with several years experience working with oil based enamels and brushes at a large scale. Painters who do not have this experience but who are interested in joining our Paint team should apply for our Paint Apprentice openings.
We welcome painters who are looking for a fast paced team environment. In addition to painting we rely on each other to teach subsequent generations of walldogs. The paint team at Colossal is one that works together to grow everyone's ability.
At Colossal you will help grow the industry as well as your portfolio. This opportunity is perfect for painters who seek year round employment and the best benefits in the industry.
The Mural Painter position is a full time position and works within our paint team to execute walls from either a home base of NYC or LA. Within this position there is an opportunity to teach workshops in the off season or to potentially pivot towards management at a later date. Mural Painters will have the ability to work with the VP of Paint to determine their own professional and personal growth.
Valid driver's license and driving experience
3+ years industry experience specifically painting advertisements
Extensive experience working with bulletin enamels medium and brushes
Ability to work within a team environment
Superior work ethic
Zero fear of heights
Adaptable, persistent, positive, and focused
A good alarm clock
Availability to travel up to 1 week per month
Ability to lift up to 75 lbs
The Nitty Gritty:
Naturally live by our pillars: curiosity, awareness, leadership, and craft.
Speak up with respectful radical candor
Come to the job with an obsession for excellence
Be thoughtful, self-reflective, empathetic, and adaptable
TO BE CONSIDERED
Cover letter is preferred; please use your cover letter to highlight experience from your resume and life that fulfill the requirements listed above
Artwork samples; it is required that candidates post the URL to their website or Instagram account that showcases their artwork
Before applying to get additional insight into Colossal Media's work, please watch this to get an idea of what our painters do.
Compensation & Benefits Overview:
Our Mural Painters are paid at minimum $28/hr or higher based upon level of skill and experience.
We offer a competitive and comprehensive compensation & benefits package for all full-time employees. Some of our benefit offerings include, but are not limited to, multiple medical plan options, dental and vision insurance, PTO, 401K plan, and incentivized wellness programs.
Colossal Media is built on the craft of hand painted murals. This craft has creativity at its core. Here we know that what fuels creativity is diversity. People from all walks of life work here at Colossal Media and all are not only welcome, but are treated equitably within the Colossal Media community.
We are committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for the unique skills, experience, and perspectives they bring.
We are an equal opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status legally protected or not.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The primary work environment for this position is outdoors, requiring the ability to work in adverse weather conditions and climb to heights over 200 ft.
The physical demands for this position include heavy lifting (up to 75 pounds), extensive bending, pushing, reaching, seeing (with a focus on reading, color distinction, acuity, depth perception, and peripheral vision), sitting less than 50% of the time, standing, stooping, talking, turning, walking, driving, and climbing.
Nights spent away from home traveling are no less than 25% of the time.
On-call shifts may be required.
Colossal Media is an EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans or any other State or Federally protected characteristic.
Disability Self-Identification: When applying for a job with Colossal Media, you will be asked to voluntarily self-identify whether you have a disability. Please take a moment to watch this video for clarification on why we're asking for this information!
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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.