Studio DIY is Hiring!

It’s finally time. My inbox is in constant overflow mode and my brain is on permanent spin cycle and today is the day I grow past a one-woman-show! Studio DIY is officially hiring! I have one exciting thing after another in the works and I’m looking to add three (Three!) awesome, fun-loving folks to the mix! I’m pretty excited, and a little bit nervous, to build a team and make Studio DIY a better place to party! So check out what and who I’m lookin’ for below and if you say “Hey, THAT’S ME!” than shoot on over an email and you may be up to your knees in confetti in no time!

Studio DIY is Hiring!

Donut haters need not apply. ;)

Studio DIY is Hiring - Operations Assistant

Operations Assistant

Here’s the dealio. I’m looking for someone who is so organized they are going to know my calendar better than I do. A list maker, scheduling master and deadline obeyer, if you will. Your main tasks will be evaluating upcoming deadlines, tasks, meetings and emails and making sure all of those things get DONE on time! This position is not a creative one, but really.. anytime you’re around someone who plays with balloons and donuts for a living… it’s bound to be fun! Right!?

The Basics:

Paid position, beginning ASAP.
8-10 hours/week – daytime availability – with the possibility of additional hours
Must be Los Angeles-based and available for one weekly meeting at Studio DIY HQ in downtown Los Angeles. All other tasks can be done in the studio or remotely if desired!

Duties Include:

Administrative Tasks – Scheduling, Emails, Invoicing
Managing Editorial Calendar, Events/Deadline Calendar

Qualifications:

Knowledge of WordPress, Gmail and it’s applications (calendar, docs, etc.)
Must have own laptop (Mac preferred!) and transportation
Reliable at-home Internet access
Awesome Organizational Skills
Self-starter who’s able to go with the flow, multi-task and adapt quickly

To Apply:

Send an email with the subject line “I’m Your Operations Assistant!” to kelly@studiodiy.com. In the email please include the following:

*A little bit about who you are, what you love and why you’re applying for this position.
*Links to your blog if you have one and to all social media accounts as applicable including: Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook
*Description of any past assistant, managing or otherwise organizational work you’ve done. (You can send a resume, but I’m not too big on them, so feel free to just talk it out if you prefer! =)
*Your favorite local dessert/treat. (Did you really think dessert wouldn’t be involved in this application? *No preference will be given to those who say donuts. This is not a test.)

Studio DIY is Hiring - Photo Intern

Photography Intern

Photography students, this is your jam! With this position, I’m looking for someone who has photography and editing experience, and is looking to build a tabletop/food/lifestyle photography portfolio. I’m hoping to find someone awesome who’s up for shooting projects a few mornings a week and really pushing the creative envelope while doing so!

The Basics:

Unpaid
Transportation outside of Los Angeles (if necessary) and meals during shoots will be covered
Must be based in Los Angeles and willing to travel to Studio DIY HQ in Downtown Los Angeles 2 mornings per week.
Minimum Commitment: Three months

Duties Include:

Photographing DIYs, projects and/or events
Photo editing

Qualifications:

Must have own DSLR camera + Computer with Lightroom/Photoshop
Proficient in Photoshop, and (preferably) Lightroom
Experience with natural light photography
Passion for tabletop, lifestyle, food and/or fashion photography

To apply:

Send an email with the subject line “I’m Your Photography Intern!” to kelly@studiodiy.com. In the email, please include the following:

*A little bit about who you are, what you love and why you’re applying for this position.
*A link to your portfolio and a bit about your photography experience
*Links to your blog if you have one and to all social media accounts as applicable including: Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook
*Attach 5-7 images to the email that you think represent a style of photography that is in line with the Studio DIY brand (They can be from anywhere on the Internet, or your own, but they can’t be from Studio DIY!)
*Your favorite local dessert/treat.

Studio DIY is Hiring - DIY + Blog Intern

Blogging + DIY Intern

I’m looking for someone who wants to get to know the world of DIY blogging! You’ll be working closely with me to brainstorm and produce DIY projects, events and other blog posts for Studio DIY. If you have any styling or graphic design experience to bring to the table, that is a major (super major!) plus.

The Basics:

Unpaid, college credit available
Transportation outside of Los Angeles (if necessary) and meals during shoots will be covered
Must be based in Los Angeles and willing to travel to Studio DIY HQ in Downtown Los Angeles 2-3 days per week.
Minimum Commitment: Three months

Duties Include:

Assisting with DIY projects
Brainstorming project and party ideas
Updating Events Calendar, Reader Gallery, Press Page on Studio DIY
Drafting Posts
Assisting on shoots (and events, if available)
Errands as necessary (gas stipend provided)

Qualifications:

Creative, crafty and FUN with a strong interest in DIY, food and parties! (You’ll definitely have the opportunity to brainstorm and work on DIYs that fit the Studio DIY brand!)
Knowledge of WordPress
Preference to those who have a knowledge of Photoshop and/or Illustrator
Styling or graphic design experience would be awesome!
Self-starter who’s able to multi-task and go with the flow
Must love donuts. And balloons. And confetti. (There will be a lot of it.)

To apply:

Send an email with the subject line “I’m Your DIY Intern!” to kelly@studiodiy.com. In the email please include the following:

*A little bit about who you are, what you love and why you’re applying for this position.
*Links to your blog if you have one and to all social media accounts as applicable including: Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook
*Attach 5-7 images to the email that you think fit with the Studio DIY brand (They can be from anywhere on the Internet, or your own, but they can’t be from Studio DIY!)
*Let me know your skills! What will you bring to the table? What is your past experience with blogging, crafting, graphic design or other creative positions?
*Your favorite local dessert/treat.
(p.s. I’m not too into resumes! I’d rather just hear it straight from you! =)

***PLEASE! Do not send multiple emails. I will be in touch within the next two weeks and will post here when a position has been filled. Interviews begin Wednesday April 30th.***

DIY Party Hat Treat Cones

Happy Earth Day, everyone! Last year I did a little party supply upcycling in honor of this special day, and today I’m doing a mini version… taking party hats and cake toppers and turning them into treat cones! Snag those leftover unworn party hats line ‘em with an extra napkin or piece of wax paper and send home some treats with your guests (or display those sweets in a fun way right at the party!). Bonus points if you upcycle your cake or cupcake toppers to add a little pizazz! I chose donuts and cookies, naturally.. but what would you put in ‘em!?

DIY Party Hat Treat Cones
DIY Party Hat Treat Cones

DIY Party Hat Treat Cones

DIY Party Hat Treat Cones

Party Hats + HOORAY Toppers by Oh Joy for Target, All Photos by Studio DIY

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in this business, there’s always more than one use for every party supply. So get creative before you toss ‘em in the trash!