Overhire Scenic Carpenter, Painter, &Prop Artisan

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Overhire Scenic Carpenter, Painter, &Prop Artisan

New York University
New York, NY 10003
US

CONTACT NAME

Ellie Bye

Job Details

CATEGORY

Technical

TITLE

Overhire Scenic Carpenter, Painter, &Prop Artisan

DESCRIPTION

Theatrical Production at Tisch is seeking Overhire Prop Artisans, Scenic Carpenters, and Scenic Painters. This is independent contractor for short term overhire work.

We are a theatrical production department in an educational setting producing up to 14 plays and productions from August-April. We are looking for hard working individuals to add to our overhire team starting mid-August. We are located in downtown Manhattan. 

9:30-5:30 M-F with some morning weekend shifts for tech rehearsals. 

Competitive, hourly rates.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

Knowledge of safe shop practices and skill in using shop tools and equipment

Ability to read and interpret design and technical drawings

Have well rounded, general construction and shop experience

Ability to work in a multitude of mediums

Willingness and ability to work with student designers and occasionally oversee student production associates & work study employees

 

Qualifications:

Hard working, highly motived & efficient work ethic

Artistic ability with a keen eye for design

Able to work in a fast-paced environment & adapt quickly to shifting priorities

High performance commitment with integrity and value

Positive, “can do” attitude

Safe work practices with ability to be aware of your surroundings 

 

Other Desirable Skills & Experience:

Furniture carpentry

Welding & Metal Work

Upholstery

Hand & Machine Sewing

Mold Making & Casting

Painting

Faux finishing

Crafting

Soldering and electrical wiring

Sculpting & Carving 

Sourcing props and materials 

Set dressing

 

Please send a PDF copy of your resume with references and a brief description of your career trajectory & why you think you would be a good addition to our team.

DURATION

August 21, 2017 - May 31, 2018

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