Fabric/Textile Sewing gig (Seamstress/Pattern Maker/Sample Maker/Set Designer)

Volvox Labs

Volvox Labs is looking for a freelancer experienced in fabrics, sewing, and patternmaking to join our fabrication team for a large interactive installation in JANUARY 2022.

Responsibilities

The specific job is to:

  • cut impact projection screen (for sports like golf and baseball) to a custom template;

  • adjust custom ordered ball sport netting to custom templates,

  • join projection screen and netting, prepare them with hardware for mounting to fabricated structure

Ideally the person in this role is able to bring their own sewing equipment

MUST HAVE SEWING SKILLS + EXP AND BE ABLE TO PATTERN AND SEW ON A LARGE SCALE

Requirements

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR - SKILLS AND QUALIFICATION:

  • Operate sewing machines to join parts of fabricated structure

  • Monitor machine operation to detect problems such as defective stitching, breaks in thread, or machine malfunctions

  • Be able to use custom made templates and attachments to facilitate sewing operations

  • Perform a wide variety of sewing operations on light to heavy-duty materials

  • Demonstrated ability and proficiency on more than one machine type/operation

  • Minimum of 5 years prior experience operating a sewing machine.

General VVOX Fabricator Qualifications:

  • experienced in commercial installations (woodworking/metal work /finishing/paint job/ veneering)

  • knowledge and experience with standard shop tools ( chop saw, table saw )

  • passionate about making and exploring new techniques

  • problem solving and finding solutions

  • able to handle a fast paced production timeline

We are also looking for fabricators to have on call in the future, if you aren’t available this coming week but are still interested get in touch.

VVOX is an experiential design lab and new media art studio.

We’re driven by motion and the unpredictable, chaos and equilibrium, we operate between the organic and artificial. Our inspiration is manifested through digital sculptures, immersive audiovisual installations, and responsive live performances. Please visit our website to see some of the work that we do!

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Posted on December 18