Art Fabricator

Dyson & Womack

About Dyson & Womack:

Dyson & Womack is an art consulting firm and fabrication studio (DW Studio) based in Los Angeles. DW Studio provides art fabrication services to artists, architects, and other creative professionals with the highest standards across design, engineering, and custom fabrication. In 2022 DW Studio expanded into a larger fabrication facility in Glassell Park and specializes in developing custom fabrication methodologies and metal fabrication, casting and sculpting, foundry services, paint finishes, concrete, and GFRC.

Position Description:

DW Studio is a highly motivated team who exercises a strong degree of problem-solving, communication, and project management skills to address complex fabrication projects with efficiency and craftsmanship. As an Art Fabricator, you will operate with integrity, transparency, and resourcefulness; supporting our clients and the diverse communities and artists with which we work. An ideal candidate will have relevant experience working in a fabrication studio, be able to identify growth opportunities, and will take ownership of a project from material sourcing and vendor management to client communications and site work. We encourage interested fabricators who specialize in a variety of media to apply as additional opportunities to work with DW Studio will become available.

Compensation & Benefits:

This is a full-time (4 to 5 days, 32 to 40 hour work week) position with benefits and paid annual leave. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.


Art Fabricator Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a high degree of proficiency in operating a variety of common woodworking, metalworking, and finishing equipment and will be comfortable working with wood, metal, foam, glass, stone, concrete, and plastics. Candidates will also be able to read and understand schematics and blueprints and translate these concepts from miniatures to large-scale artworks, demonstrating basic skills in math and spatial reasoning. Candidates with a strong background in welding are highly encouraged to apply.

Art Fabricator Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Report weekly on progress status against overall project deadlines;

  • Follow DW fabrication methods and suggest improvements as able;

  • Outline logistical needs of a project, including material requirements, tools, and equipment necessary for efficient completion;

  • Creatively solve problems while working within project parameters;

  • Render accurate dimensional drawings and cut lists;

  • Work with a high degree of craftsmanship, skill, and attention to detail;

  • Track and stock workshop supplies and materials;

  • Research materials and processes;

  • Document fabrication processes;

  • Maintain an organized, clean, and tidy workspace; and

  • Support expansion of studio facilities and projects.


Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience fabricating art objects (welding experience preferred).

Ability to:

  • stand and stay active for 8 hours per day,

  • lift and move heavy objects (50+ lbs.), and

  • drive forklifts and box trucks for the transportation of artwork.

  • A valid California driver’s license is required.

  • Light travel for work will be occasionally required.

How to Apply

To apply email a letter outlining your interest in working at Dyson & Womack, your contact information, and a current resume or CV to with the subject header “Art Fabricator”.

Only qualified candidates selected for the interview process will be contacted. Dyson & Womack may retain applicant cover letters and resumes for future job opportunities.

Posted on March 9