Technical Designer

Job #1440

Job Type Full Time
Location New York, New York
Field Scene Design and Technology
Post Date Jan 11, 2021
Salary $30-36+ Hourly

Daedalus Design and Production seek a full-time technical designer for immediate hire. This position is responsible for creating shop-floor working drawings from pre-existing design concepts. Working in concert with the project manager, they determine construction methods, create material orders, build CAD models and layout drawings, and communicate technical intent to the fabrication team.

Daedalus is predominantly focused on creating complex sets and props for Broadway, Off-Broadway, and (inter)national tours, as well as innovative and exciting projects in retail, TV, and hospitality, and is located in NYC.

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-In depth knowledge of standard theatrical construction techniques and associated materials - wood, aluminum, and steel. Familiarity with electrics, pneumatics, upholstery, plastic fabrication, sheet metal, sculpting and paint processes a plus.

-Comfort and facility with theatrical rigging and stage mechanics

-BA in Technical Theater or related degree, or 4+ years industry experience

- Autodesk Inventor: Proficiency is preferred, although training is available for the right candidate

-Autodesk AutoCAD: 2+ years experience in a professional/educational setting

-Ability to design for CNC router/waterjet/tubing laser a plus