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Coordinator, Art+Design Research Team

1stdibs is the world’s largest curated and vetted marketplace for luxury items.  The Art + Design Research team works to create beautiful experiences for our clients by reviewing inventory on the site for authenticity and quality standards.  

The 1stdibs Art + Design Research team is seeking a Coordinator in our Denver office to assist furniture, decorative arts, fine art,  jewelry, and fashion specialists in their research, review, and curation of the 1stdibs marketplace. This is a position that requires strong judgment, meticulous attention to detail, and superb written and verbal communication skills. 

 What you’ll do

  • Work with internal stakeholders and 1stdibs dealers regarding a wide range of vetting-related issues, including correcting misattributions and developing/enforcing best practice standards for listing quality
  • Coordinate category specialists in their day-to-day work in upholding the integrity of the marketplace, including site-wide category reviews and assessing new seller leads
  • Contribute to the development of the long-term vetting strategy for 1stdibs as a marketplace
  • Conduct research as it relates to objects, creators, and marketplace trends

What you’ll bring

  • 1-3 years’ experience in a related field (ie, working at a gallery, museum, art appraisal firm, or auction house)
  • Experience in speaking and writing about furniture objects, art, jewelry and design.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), including but not limited to, members of the arts and design community, creators and artists
  • Professional, approachable, but firm communication style
  • Strong research skills
  • Detail-oriented work ethic,and ability to manage multiple workflows simultaneously
  • Strong interest in decorative arts, design, and luxury goods 
  • Team player with a roll-up-your-sleeves and help attitude
  • Object experience and knowledge is a must 
  • Self-starter, comfortable with working independently 

These are positive factors, but not requirements:

  • Experience with Salesforce
  • Experience with research databases including Artnet, askART, Artprice, and Docantic, Archive.org
  • Experience corresponding with foundations and archives of designers and artists

 

1stdibs is the world’s largest online luxury marketplace for rare and desirable objects. It has become the go-to source for the world's leading interior designers and consumers to find antiques, furniture, jewelry, vintage fashion and fine art.

Backed by Benchmark Capital, Insight Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Spark Capital and Alibaba, 1stdibs is a unique blend of expert curators and seasoned Internet executives from companies including eBay, Gilt, Google, FreshDirect, Mlb.com, Shutterfly, and Twitter.

1stdibs is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.