Artist Assistant Jobs in Riverside, CA

Artist Assistant

As a Paint Sesh artist, you are the face of a local brand.
Your smile and warm, friendly greeting start every guest’s experience.
This winning attitude and the ability to teach entertaining painting classes efficiently, will make you a key member of the team. You are the reason why customers keep coming back.

Artist Assistant Job Description

The Paint Sesh is mobile painting party business operating in the Inland Empire, Orange County and Los Angeles surrounding areas. In our classes, we use acrylic paints on various canvases and teach the painting of the class step by step. Most of our guests have no painting experience and we want them all to leave happy with their painting!

That is where you come in. We are looking for energetic, fun artists/ assistant with teaching experience. The ideal person for this job will have an upbeat outgoing personality, able to teach a painting class up to 30+ guests in approximately 2 hours. There is additional drive time, picking up the kit, setup and cleanup time. The total time for each event is 4 hours, (sometimes longer depending on the type of event.)

Artist Assistant Job Description

  • Set-Up / Clean-up for each event
  • Work alongside Artist to ensure the successful execution of creative experiences
  • Check-in customers
  • Take photos of customers and short videos during the event
  • Make sure customers are happy with their painting, if not give helpful suggestions
  • Help customers catch up with the painting if they arrive late
  • Do basic inventory of supplies and communicate back to us if anything needs attention.


  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Positive attitude and genuinely excited to help guests
  • Offer an encouraging, fun, upbeat, and exciting painting experience to our guests
  • Multi-task and manage time effectively
  • Punctual is key (arrive to events with enough time to unload and set-up)
  • Comfortable with speaking publicly in front of a crowd (10-50 people)
  • Ability to simplify and explain steps for completing art and other projects
  • Provide excellent customer service


  • Experience Painting with acrylics, teaching art classes, or related experience
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Flexible schedule: must be able to work some holidays, week nights, and weekends
  • Reliable Transportation, Valid drivers license (and enough room to store the art kit for each event)
  • Willing to travel (we have events in the IE, OC and LA areas)
  • Age 21+ | Most of our events are at bars, must be at least 21 years of age

Physical Requirements

Setting up and cleaning up events involves some physical tasks, so you must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 25 pounds. You may need to push or pull supplies, tables, and chairs. You will also be required to stand for at least 4 hours. Possible additional tasks may include transporting supplies to and from events, which involves lifting and moving bins of up to 40 lbs.

*Applicants will only be considered if they completed the online artist application and meet the requirements/qualifications.
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