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POSITION AVAILABLE:

JUNIOR SIMPLE AUTOMATA MAKER

DATE POSTED:

08/02/18

COMPANY:

George Wu

LOCATION:

London

DETAILS:

We are looking for a modal maker with experience/enthusiasm about automata, simple mechanics and puppets.

I am directing a low budget short film for Channel Four Random Acts and I really need help of some of the basic mechanics of my puppets. The puppets are very simple, think Fingermouse mixed with Alexander Calder. My main inspiration are simple folk toys where they operate with levers or small movements.

I would love to work with someone who is inventive and loves a simple solution on a low budget. It might be just for a few days or longer depending on how involved you would like to be.

Aldgate, London

APPLY:

Please send any photos of mechanics and moving parts from previous projects.

Contact George@nexusstudios.com

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

FREELANCE DESIGN ENGINEER/PRODUCT MODELMAKER/PROTOTYPE ENGINEER (MECHANISMS)

DATE POSTED:

03/02/18

COMPANY:

CRE-8

LOCATION:

Kingston-upon-Thames

DETAILS:

CRE-8 is a hardware and technology innovation hub based in Kingston-upon-Thames. It is the new home of Interactual and Sponge Creative, two long established modelmaking and prototyping businesses.

We're looking for local freelance modelmakers to help us with peaks in demand. We have an immediate need for an experienced design engineer/product modelmaker/prototype engineer with a particular aptitude for developing and building complex mechanisms.

The ability to use engineering machinery to fine tolerances is essential. The ability to develop mechanical concepts in a CAD package is desirable but not essential.

APPLY:

Please send CV's and contact details to contact@cre-8.org CV's must include evidence of mechanism developments.

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

MODEL MAKER

DATE POSTED:

01/02/18

COMPANY:

Technical Models Limited

LOCATION:

Stockport, Greater Manchester

DETAILS:

We are looking for an experienced model maker to join our model making team.

You will be working on a variety of different projects including architectural, exhibition and interactive models.

Rates will be negotiable depending on skills and experience.

APPLY:

To apply please send CV or contact peter@technical-models.co.uk if you are interested or require more information.

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

3D PRINTING SPECIALIST – JUNIOR POSITION

DATE POSTED:

30/01/18

COMPANY:

Hobs Studio

LOCATION:

Stratford, London

DETAILS:

Primary Responsibility

To provide an active involvement in Hobs Studio’s 3D printing services.

Key Areas of Responsibility

Operate and maintain all professional & production-based 3D printing tools & equipment (Following scheduled training).

Complete post-production of 3D printed models and components ready for client delivery (Following scheduled training).

Packaging for 3D printed parts ready for delivery throughout London & the UK.

Learn and develop software skills to assist Hobs Studio’s 3D print team in 3D CAD data preparation.

Other Areas of Responsibility

Upkeep of Hobs Studio’s workshop and displays.

Receive incoming email/telephone enquiries and process accordingly.

Research and develop innovative 3D print methods/ideas to enable effective consultation and solutions for clients and Hobs staff.

Photography of new & interesting 3D printed models.

Working Times

Monday to Friday 9.00 – 17.30

APPLY:

Please contact Lee.bassil@hobs.com or Jennifer.sealy@hobs.com if you are interested or require further information.

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

ARCHITECTURAL MODEL MAKER

DATE POSTED:

25/01/18

COMPANY:

Wilkinson Eyre

LOCATION:

London

DETAILS:

1 year full time position

Wilkinson Eyre is looking for a full time architectural model maker with a minimum of three years’ relevant experience to join its in-house team.

Our projects are innovative, exciting and varied and entail the full spectrum of making from sketch development models, presentation models, competition models to prototypes. We also do a number of one-off projects for museums, exhibitions and events.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level in model making or a design related field. You will have a good eye for design, detail and proportion. You will have excellent all round workshop skills, the ability to work with a variety of materials creatively utilising different techniques and styles.

You will be organised and will use your excellent spoken English skills to communicate with Architects and Directors alike. As an enthusiastic, proactive problem-solver you are comfortable working to tight deadlines individually and as part of a team in a modern, well-equipped workshop. Most importantly you will have the skill to deliver models quickly and effectively on a daily basis. Good working knowledge of 2D/3D CAD is essential and candidates with experience of Rhino, laser cutting, CNC, outsourcing for rapid prototyping and acid etching will stand ou.

Competitive salaries are offered plus private medical care, contributory pension and other benefits. Wilkinson Eyre Architects prides itself on being an equal opportunities employer and all candidates will be treated fairly regardless of age, race, sex or disability.

APPLY:

Please email your CV and examples of your recent work, including the heading Model Maker Application to recruitment@wilkinsoneyre.com .

We cannot employ individuals who do not have the right to live and work in the UK. Interviews will begin on Monday 29 January 2018.

Unfortunately, we are only able to respond to candidates invited for an interview. No agency, phone or fax enquiries please.

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

ARCHITECTURAL MODEL MAKER

DATE POSTED:

24/01/18

COMPANY:

Base Models ltd

LOCATION:

Battersea, London

DETAILS:

Base Models are currently recruiting experienced model makers to work with us in our Battersea studio.

Successful applicants will be working on prestigious projects for some of the world’s leading architectural practices, this will encompass knowledge of a wide range of disciplines and contributing to high quality models in a lively and creative environment.

You will be creating design orientated models using traditional Model-Making techniques alongside the latest technologies, you will have the opportunity to develop and add to your existing skills.

Industry leading rates of pay available and opportunities for progression within the company for the right people.

APPLY:

To apply please send a CV / portfolio or images of your work to info@base-models.co.uk

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

ARCHITECTURAL MODELMAKER

DATE POSTED:

11/01/18

COMPANY:

Unit 22 Modelmakers Ltd

LOCATION:

London (Kings Cross)

DETAILS:

Unit 22 has been producing exceptional quality models for many of the world’s leading architects, developers and designers, from sketch concepts through to large scale interactive marketing models. To keep up with increasing demand we are looking to expand our team with modelmakers having in excess of 3 years relevant industry experience, initially on a rolling freelance basis, with review to permanent employment.

Essential qualities and skills:

Beneficial qualities and skills:

APPLY:

Please send a covering letter, CV and Portfolio imagery to: mail@unit22.co.uk

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

CAD TECHNICIANS

DATE POSTED:

10/01/18

COMPANY:

Scale Models Western Ltd

LOCATION:

Colchester

DETAILS:

2 x CAD TECHNICIANS Full time or Contract for Model Making Company.

The candidate MUST have experience and be proficient with either Rhino 5 or Solid Works, and 2D AutoCAD Light.

Knowledge of 3D Printing would be useful but not essential. As would Model Making skills.

The roll will be to design 2D and 3D product from existing designs to align them to our manufacturing process.

Pension, Free Parking and Flexible working hours.

Responsibilities and Duties

Liaise with all members of our team of Technicians and Model Makers to ensure that the products designed and produced are in line with all our requirements.

General housekeeping duties, from filing and general tiding work as required.

We are a small team that work closely together so we are looking for someone that will be happy to engage and turn their hand to some other areas of work with in our model making business.

Qualifications and Skills

Certificates of skills and or examples of the work completed in the form of photos or samples.

Benefits

Continuous on job training, free parking, pension, flexible working hours.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £15,600.00 to £21,000.00 /year

APPLY:

Please apply by email to: info@scalemodelsweston.co.uk with a CV and any photos of your work.

Office Number 01787 22 33 22

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

ARCHITECTURAL MODEL MAKER

DATE POSTED:

09/01/18

COMPANY:

Model Technology & Associates Ltd

LOCATION:

Brands Hatch, North West Kent TN15

DETAILS:

Architectural model maker required with a minimum of two years experience in this area of modelmaking.

To have good knowledge on how to use workshop machinery, circular saws, sanders, band saws, laser machines. With good understanding of basic hand craft and use of hand tools.

You will also be expected to have skill in the use of spray equipment and colour mixing.

A good working Knowledge of AutoCAD & Corel Draw would be of benefit.

Must be able to understand architectural drawings, follow instructions and guidance.

You will be expected to achieve a high level of accuracy and quality. Have a professional attitude towards work and enjoy being part of a team as well as being able to work on projects on your own at times, also to be comfortable with liaising with clients if required.

Rates of pay to be negotiable dependent on previous experience and your current skill base.

Model Technology are a leading supplier to Property Development sector by providing high end final production marketing models at various architectural scales. To have a better idea of what we do please find us at www.model-technology.co.uk or on Facebook and Instagram.

APPLY:

Please send CV and photographs of work to: sales@model-technology.co.uk

Or post to: Model Technology & Associates: Unit 15 West Yoke Farm, Michaels Lane, Ash Kent. TN15 7EP Tel: 01474 879878

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

FULLY SKILLED MODEL MAKERS FOR LARGE SCALE ONE-OFF MODEL CARS AND FULL SIZE SHOWCARS

DATE POSTED:

18/12/17

COMPANY:

Amalgam Collection Limited (formerly Amalgam Fine Model Cars Ltd)

LOCATION:

Bristol

DETAILS:

We are looking for two Senior Modelmakers, to work on large scale model cars and showcars, starting in early 2018 working with our in-house team to develop our capacity meeting increasing demand at our Bristol Workshop. Employment will be considered in due course if desired. Experience in maritime, product and automotive modelmaking will be most relevant.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Qualities and skills required:

APPLY:

Please contact Sandy Copeman direct on 07525 218 319 or email: sandy.copeman@amalgam.com