An established contemporary artist’s studio in Los Angeles seeks a fabricator for a full-time position. This is a dynamic studio engaged in a wide variety of international projects that are rigorous in both technical and conceptual ambition. The ideal candidate thrives in a collaborative, deadline-driven, production-oriented environment, and will compliment the artist and highly skilled studio team in continuing to evolve the studio’s capabilities. Candidates with at least 2 years of professional experience in another workshop, fabrication facility, or similar environment are strongly preferred.
End-to-end sculpture fabrication using a variety of materials and techniques
Assisting other fabricators and studio director in preparing wood, metal, and other materials for small and large works
Fabricating of pedestals, boxes, shelves, panels, and any other apparatus necessary for display
Maintaining tools and equipment
Keeping the shop orderly and clean at all times
Miscellaneous assistance and errands as needed for projects
Proficiency with standard shop tools (table saw, chop saw, circular saw, jigsaw, bandsaw, bench grinder, belt sander, orbital sander, drill press)
Proficiency with standard computer office and graphics software
Ability to lift 50 lb unassisted
Ability to read and understand shop drawings, architectural blueprints, and renderings
Welding: Familiarity with welding (MIG/TIG, brazing and soldering)
Electrical: Understanding of wiring DC and AC electrical components. Able to use a multimeter, soldering, constructing basic circuits including switches, LEDs and other components. Experience with amplifiers and other AV equipment.
Experience with Epoxy Resin and/or mold making
Ability to learn quickly, multitask, and work under pressure
Energetic, highly motivated, and willing to take on any task from start to finish
Ability to work well toward a common goal in a team environment
Ability to handle a fast paced production timeline
A positive and outgoing attitude
Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail
Passionate about exploring new techniques and problem solving
Most importantly, an understanding of and respect for the core values of the practice and the studio
Salary commensurate with experience. Immediate start date.