Fabrication Assistant

Barry X Ball Studio

Barry X Ball Studio is a world-class sculpture studio fabricating artwork to the highest standards at our state-of-the-art facility in Brooklyn, NY. We are seeking a Fabrication Assistant to assist in the production of stone, metal, plastic, and wood sculptures. Our sculptures are milled with CNC machines and then hand finished by in-house staff.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Fabricating components used in the creating, handling and crating of sculptures.

  • Operating heavy machinery with great care and safety.

  • Assist in organizing museum and gallery installations, including the preparation of outgoing artworks, organizing necessary equipment and work with partnering institutions staff.

  • Implement organization goals studio wide.

  • Learn and apply finishing techniques involved in the creation of artwork.

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Carpentry/Woodworking experience.

  • High level of comfort and safety around heavy machinery.

  • Highly organized, thorough, and detail-oriented.

  • Art handling experience.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate internally and

externally.

  • Ability to maintain a consistent level of quality at every level of fabrication.

Preferred but not required

  • Machining experience

  • Knowledge of 3-D modeling software such as Zbrush, Rhino, Maya etc.

  • Heavy Rigging experience

  • Stone working experience

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume as a PDF to Brian@barryxball.com

Subject line: Fabrication Assistant and your name

No phone calls please

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Posted on October 13