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Golden Artist Colors is Hiring!


"Do you want to work for a World Class Artist Materials Manufacturer?"

"Leave “corporate” behind and unlock your passion for ingenuity in a mission based, creative culture where doing well and doing good are one in the same. Golden Artist Colors is a world class art materials manufacturer bridging creative communities and inspiring global change through the arts. We do this by building our world class brands of professional artist paints, and by supporting the arts with partners who share our values and mission.

Who are we?

Golden Artist Colors is a manufacturer of art materials revered across the globe by professional and aspiring artists. Employee owned and based in Central NY, Golden’s mission is to grow a sustainable company dedicated to creating and sharing the most imaginative and innovative tools of color, line, and texture for inspiring those who turn their vision into reality. Our portfolio includes the well-established Golden brand which has set the standard for professional quality acrylic paints since 1980, as well as two newer brands- Williamsburg oils which was acquired in 2010, and QoR watercolors which were created by Golden in 2014.

Join Our Audacious Vision…Golden Artist Colors is seeking a Web Developer and a Paintmaker I - 2nd Shift - See the Details for Both Positions Below:

Position Title: Web Developer
Department: IT
Supervisor: IT Admin & Tech Support Supervisor
Location: New Berlin

Develop & maintain company web sites, web applications, and customer relationship management system.
Job duties include:
• Development, maintenance, and support of company web sites, working with guidance and input from Marketing, Public Relations, and other internal departments
• Providing basic website support for external customers by responding to customer email submissions and verifying problem reports
• Web application development and support, working with guidance and input from internal departments
Education Required:
Associate Degree in Web Design and Development or equivalent degree/work experience.
2 years of the following:
• MySQL 5.5 or higher administration
• Javascript (Vue, jQuery, or other frameworks)
• Database design experience
• PHP development frameworks (Laravel, CodeIgnitor, or other)
• WordPress administration and customization experience
• Experience with Bootstrap & other responsive design strategies
• Strong troubleshooting/debugging skills
• Ability and willingness to learn new web technologies
• Attention to detail and attentive to the user experience (UX)
• Can work alone or with team members without being under constant direct supervision
• Version Control (Git) experience
• RESTful API experience
• UI/UX experience
• SEO optimization experience
• SugarCRM administration/development
• Java Development (Tomcat/Liferay a plus)
• Directus CMS

Our extensive benefits package includes:

Medical and Dental Insurance
401(k) with Employer match
No-cost Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability Benefits
Paid Holidays and Time Off
Wellness Reimbursement Program
Continuing Education Reimbursement
Child Care Reimbursement
Paid Community Service Hours
Employee Discount on Product
Employee assistance program
Referral Bonus program


Position Title: Paintmaker I - 2nd Shift
Department: Operations
Supervisor: Paintmaking Supervisor

2nd Shift works from 3:45pm-2:15am, Monday through Thursday

Individuals are required to operate and be efficient in at least two of the following: large versator, small versator, or all mills, and multiple pieces of equipment, including drum dumper, fork truck, manual jack, power jack, etc. This individual may be required to operate the bulk mixer. This position must also efficiently perform all processes, which may consist of mixing, milling, de-aerating, pumping, and quality control of paint and related products. Incumbent is also responsible for general cleaning of machinery and drums, as well as entering data into the ERP system. This position requires use of a respirator.

Education Required:
High School Diploma or equivalent plus additional computer training
Experience Desired:
How much:
1-3 years
Type experience:
Working with equipment requiring the use of safety equipment in an environment where quality was a focus and where all employees were expected to be problem solvers
Physical Requirements:
• Continuous periods of standing/walking on concrete surface. Some ergonomic matting present. Slip/trip hazards present.
• Occasional climbing on/off a platform. Step may be as high as 23”
• Constant reaching from below the waist to waist and shoulder heights. Occasional overhead reaching.
• Occasional to frequent bending. May be sustained.
• Occasional to frequent squatting.
• Occasional moderate to heavy pushing/pulling (70 lbs force). Frequent light pushing/pulling (25 lbs force).
• Occasional twisting
• Frequent lifting of up to 60 lbs 5-gallon pails. Lift may originate from 11’ to 23”. Pails are lifted and stacked at heights from floor to 14 1/2”, 29” and 43” high.
• Occasional overhead lifting of 20 lbs (empty barrel containers). Lift originates from floor height.
• Frequent carrying of up to 60 lbs 5-gallon pails.
• Constant grasping/pinching, occasionally combined with torque. Includes use of hand tools.
• Constant visual and auditory acuity to monitor running of machinery and quality of product.
• Occasional to frequent daily use of a respirator and able to pass a respirator medical clearance
• Intermittent lifting of 5-gallon pails weighing up to 75 lbs. from floor to waist.

Our extensive benefits package includes:

Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).
Medical and Dental Insurance
401(k) with Employer match
No-cost Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability Benefits
Paid Holidays and Time Off
Quarterly bonus for the purpose of distributing to employees a share of profits as additional remuneration over and above regular wages or salaries.
Wellness Reimbursement Program
Continuing Education Reimbursement
Child Care Reimbursement
Paid Community Service Hours
Employee Discount on Product
Employee assistance program
Referral Bonus program


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