New York University
New York, NY 10003
Overhire Scenic Carpenter, Painter, &Prop Artisan
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
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:
Welding & Metal Work
Hand & Machine Sewing
Mold Making & Casting
Soldering and electrical wiring
Sculpting & Carving
Sourcing props and materials
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.
August 21, 2017 - May 31, 2018