Architectural Designer / Project Manager + Fabricator

Volvox Labs

Volvox Labs is looking for an experienced Architectural Designer/Fabricator + Project Manager to join our team on an ongoing project. We are embarking on a one of a kind, design-build involving digital fabrication, technology integration, and interactive experience design. The ideal candidate is proficient in Rhino and has experience with building installations for short/long term activations in the experiential space.

This role will report to our Lead Physical Experience Designer and Producer. We require someone who has a strong desire to be both a Designer/Manager and hands-on Fabricator.

You must be open to working in a close knit group. You must have initiative and be an independent thinker and handle multiple roles.


We’re seeking candidates who will:

  • Design, develop, and execute layouts and plans for installations, including researching and contributing to project proposals

  • Have a strong design sense for architectural and new media installations. An ongoing knowledge of trends and techniques is a must.

  • Complete projects by executing work orders and maintaining communication with Volvox Labs director and producer

  • Develop shop drawing sets/digital models

  • Assess deliverables and estimate deadlines based on shop drawings and design

  • Develop installation directives and How-To documents for installers and other fabricators, as well as make CNC files ready for delivery

  • Create a project workflow process from initiation to delivery

  • Operate CNC router by loading and unloading material and running programs

  • Verify dimensions and check quality to ensure adherence to project specifications and design to insure the highest quality of execution

  • Assemble and prepare work for finishing (sanding/grinding)

  • Assure quality control of deliverables

  • Inspire those around you with a passionate and clear vision for each project

  • Efficiently controlling project schedules and budgets

  • Organizing and tracking all documentation and drawings

  • Quality control all elements throughout the fabrication process



  • Ability to work in a very fast paced environment and meet tight deadlines

  • Working knowledge of CNC router

  • Working knowledge of Laser Cutter

  • Working knowledge of wood, acrylic and foam fabrication

  • Ability to work on multiple projects and prioritize tasks for each

  • Ability to interact and collaborate with other teams within Volvox Labs to solve problems

  • Exceptional initiative and attention to detail

  • Flexible schedule; some evening and weekend work required as necessary, as well as some travel

  • Have strong critical aesthetic faculty

  • Advanced Rhino modeling skills

  • Competent with Rhino CAM

  • Attentive to detail, precision and finesse

  • Comfortable working off schedule

  • Ability to stand for long periods and lift up to 75 pound

  • Vision for operation a shop environment. Sensibility for cleanliness

How to Apply

If you’re interested in coming onboard

  • Email us at

  • Subject Line = Arch - Your Name

  • Please share portfolio and relevant work samples

Posted on November 17