Tattoo Artist

Cold River Body Arts in Albany, New York is looking to add another Tattoo Artist!

Details about the Tattoo Artist Position:
• The Studio provides everything aside from Tattoo Needles and Inks, although we will supply Tattoo Needles if you use the company we purchase them through
• Full Time, Flexible Schedule
• Looking for someone preferably on the East Coast
• No Apprentices at this time
• We may be able to offer some relocation assistance, please inquire when you apply

Pay Details:
Any appointment you bring with you and put on the Books with us the minute you start is a 70/30 Split. Any appointment booked after that the Commission is as follows:
•50/50 for First Time Clients
•60/40 for Second Time Clients
•70/30 for Third Time Clients & any appointments with those Clients afterwards

Details about our Studio:
• We pay First Aid/CPR/AED Certification Fees, Blood Bourne Pathogen Training Fees, and Albany County Licensing Fees, or we will offer Reimbursement for them
• We have a Studio Administrator that assists with Front of House tasks and a remote Business Administrator for additional virtual support

Guest Spots are available additionally if you are interested and would like to meet us and see the Studio!

If you are interested in the position available with us please send the following:
• Professional Resume including a brief overview of your Tattoo History and Education
• Professional Recommendations
• Portfolio (or links to Social Media)
• Preferred Tattoo styles you work in
• Where you are currently located (State)
• Anything other important information/details we should know!

Please send the above information to our Email Address

Professional Piercer

Cold River Body Arts in Albany, New York is looking to add another Professional Piercer!

Details about the Professional Piercer Position:
• $20 an Hour Take-Home Pay (You make $20/Hour AFTER taxes!)
• You keep 100% of your Tips
• Full Time, Schedule is 5 days a week 12pm-7pm (some flexibility here)
• We pay APP Membership Fees, First Aid/CPR/AED Certification Fees, Blood Bourne Pathogen Training Fees, or we will offer Reimbursement for them
• Relocation Assistance Available (if applicable)
• There is room for Growth and benefits down the line!


Details about Our Studio:
• We are primarily Appointment Only, with the majority of booking done online, but do take Walk-Ins when available
• We carry Internally Threaded and Threadless Jewelry (so you must be comfortable working with those styles)
• We have a Studio Administrator that assists with Front of House tasks and Tool Processing, and a remote Business Administrator for additional virtual support
• We cover 100% of all supplies including PPE
• A few Jewelry companies we carry include BVLA, Industrial Strength, NeoMetal, Anatometal, Dusk Body Jewelry, Pupil Hall, Mettle and Silver, Buddha Jewelry Organics, Tether, Glasswear Studios, Diablo Organics and more!

APP membership is not required to apply but will be required as part of the position and we will assist with the membership application process.

If you are interested in the position available with us please send the following:
• Professional Resume
• Professional Recommendations
• Portfolio (or links to Social Media)
• Where you are currently located (State)
• Anything other important information/details we should know!

Please send the above information to our Email.

Guest Spots are available additionally if you are interested and would like to meet us and see the Studio!

We also welcome Guest Piercers throughout the year! Guest Piercer Pay Rate is $150/day plus tips for a 12pm-7pm shift and there is variable Reimbursement for Accommodations.

Please feel free to email if you are interested to Guest as well!

Information on Other Positions