In Person Sculpture/Art and Design Studio Assistant

Arlene Shechet Studio

Prominent Sculptor with an exciting, active studio seeks an experienced in-person Studio Assistant (Art and Design) to work with a tight-knit team in Kingston, NY. Candidate must be a highly responsible, technically-skilled, creative problem solver who will be excited to grow with a dynamic team tackling major sculpture projects/exhibitions.

Primary responsibilities of the role are 3D-modeling and rendering and physical model fabrication.

Applicants must be extremely proficient in Rhino and Adobe Creative Suite (primarily photoshop). ZBrush is a plus.

Position is 32 hours per week, Monday – Thursday, 10am-6pm. Studio is located in Kingston, NY. This is position is in person only.


⁃ Cover letter

⁃ Resume / C.V.

⁃ 3 References

⁃ Please let us know where you heard about the position


⁃ Production of 3D files for digital fabrication output

⁃ 3D Sculpting and Mesh Editing

⁃ Develop 3D designs for varying scales and material thicknesses

⁃ Physical model making using paper, 3D printing, laser cutting or other methods

⁃ Prototype in 3D, physically and digitally

⁃ Communication with team members about works in progress


Required qualifications:

⁃ B.Arch, B.F.A. or Bachelor of Industrial Design, or related

⁃ Experience with custom fabrication, digital fabrication, architecture, or related

⁃ Experience with making clear construction or shop drawings

⁃ Tech-savvy balanced with an understanding and grounding in physical making and intuitive understanding of materials

⁃ Advanced knowledge of Rhinoceros 3D

⁃ Advanced proficiency with Abobe Suite (in particular, Photoshop)

⁃ Experience with 3D rendering

⁃ Experience in preparing 3D prints, operating a (FDM) 3D printer, and maintenance

⁃ Experience outputting to CNC machines (especially laser cutter)

⁃ Paper/cardboard model making experience

⁃ Must enjoy collaboration and have experience working well with a team

Exceptional Candidates Would Also Have:

⁃ M.Arch, M.F.A. or Masters of Design or related field, or equivalent work experience

⁃ Experience with welding

⁃ Experience with mesh editing software(s), i.e. Meshmixer

⁃ Mold making experience

⁃ Carpentry skills

How to Apply

Please email a cover letter and resume in one PDF (no greater than 10MB), along with three references to with the subject line β€œStudio Assistant Application.” Please let us know where you heard about the position.

Posted on May 6