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POSITION AVAILABLE:

RAPID PROTOTYPE TECHNICIAN - SILICONE TOOLING SPECIALIST

DATE POSTED:

23/05/22

COMPANY:

Prototype Projects

LOCATION:

Royston, Hertfordshire

DETAILS:

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, and motivated Workshop Technician with a speciality in Silicone Tooling preparation to join our expanding Rapid Prototyping team.

Reporting to the Senior RP Technician - TeamLeader, you will be assisting with all aspects involved in producing rapid prototypes to customer specifications.

Working in the Rapid Prototype team, you will process orders to a high standard. Our customers expect fast turnarounds, so you will work with your colleagues to meet strict deadlines.

 

The ideal candidate will be able to:

 

Must work to demonstrate the values of our company.

Salary range: £27k - £35k per annum.

Annual leave: 21 days (increasing with service time) + Bank Holidays.

Perks - (after probation period): discount vouchers and EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

Pension: auto-enrolment into the Government Scheme (Nest is the provider).

Monday to Friday - 40 Hours per week , 07:30 - 16:00 (½ Hour Lunch) flexibility on start time.

You will need to provide evidence that you are eligible to work permanently within the UK.

Relocation costs will not be supported so ideally you live within a 45 minute commute of Royston.

APPLY:

Please send CV to: justin@prototypeprojects.com

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

JUNIOR MODEL MAKER

DATE POSTED:

19/05/22

COMPANY:

RWDI

LOCATION:

Milton Keynes, UK

DETAILS:

RWDI is a global engineering consulting firm, bringing our wide range of experience and skills together to develop a better, holistic solution for our clients. We share a fundamental dedication to earning the trust and exceeding expectations of our clients.

RWDI is seeking a dynamic individual for the Milton Keynes office to work as Junior Model Maker for a full time permanent role.

This is an entry level opportunity or for those with 1-2 years experience.

 

This role includes but is not limited to:

 

The ideal candidate::

 

Starting annual salary between £21,760 – £23,500 depending on experience.

Generous employee benefits including;
- Company Life Assurance Scheme
- Company pension scheme
- Health Care Plan
- Annual Health and Wellbeing Allowance

APPLY:

If you feel you have the relevant experience, knowledge and attitude then we want to hear from you.

Please apply via our website

Thank you in advance for your application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

RWDI endorses and practices the principles of equal opportunity employment.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion.

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

ARTISTS / DESIGNER MAKERS

DATE POSTED:

18/05/22

COMPANY:

Based Upon

LOCATION:

London, SE18

DETAILS:

Based Upon are looking for talented artists and designer makers, initially to join our workshop team, but with the skills, maturity and ambition to grow and add value in other areas of what we do.

This exciting and challenging role will, to the correct candidate, provide exposure to all aspects of Based Upon’s creative process. The role will involve working within a variety of making disciplines, using many materials and varied techniques. Applicants must have a desire to learn, a keen eye for detail, a positive attitude and be able to work as part of a team. Somebody who clearly demonstrates a broad and deep interest in making and design will be best suited to the position.

Please only apply if you are committed to building a career at Based Upon and have a genuine interest in and appreciation for our work.

Based Upon was established in 2004 by twin brothers Ian and Richard Abell, we are based in London, but work extensively across the world.

Salary dependant on experience.

APPLY:

To apply please send a CV / portfolio or images of your work to: info@basedupon.com

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

ARCHITECTURAL MODEL MAKERS

DATE POSTED:

17/05/22

COMPANY:

LL&Co.

LOCATION:

London E10

DETAILS:

We’re LL&Co. a team of creative makers and artists delivering refined scale models, creative technology, film and CGI.

A talented and outgoing model maker who is excited about creating refined models for both architects and larger scale developments is required to join our small team.

Candidates will have a proven ability to craft clean models using traditional model making techniques but also be excited by innovation and experimenting with new materials.

Highly organised and methodical, candidates will have the ability to work efficiently and independently to ensure the accuracy and quality of the finished output.

We’d like to meet experienced model makers from an architectural background and those starting their journey into architectural model making who, as well having very strong making skills have a particularly strong visual sense and a good eye for material and innovation.

APPLY:

Please email your CV and examples of your work to: team@llco.london with ‘Model-maker’ as the subject line.

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and based within a reasonable distance from our workshop.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

No agencies please.

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

ARCHITECTURAL

DATE POSTED:

16/05/22

COMPANY:

Kandor Modelmakers Ltd

LOCATION:

Stratford London E15

DETAILS:

Experienced architectural model maker required.

We also have a vacancy. If you are graduating this year for the right person.

To have good knowledge on how to use workshop machinery, 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.

Must be able to use AutoCAD & Rhino.

Have a good professional attitude towards work and being part of a team, with opportunities to lead and be in control of projects as an individual or to run your own jobs liaising with clients.

Rates of pay to be negotiable with a successful application.

We are known for our quality of modelmaking and customer service. Be part of our successful team in our extensive workshops with Air-conditioned studio for individual workspaces. Separate Machine and manufacturing workshop. Self-contained spray booth and print room.

Located next to the Olympic Park, 8 minutes’ walk from Stratford Station.

APPLY:

Please send CV and photographs of work to: dg.kandoroffice@btconnect.com

Or

Post to: Kandor Modelmakers Ltd 11-15 Gibbins Road Stratford London E15 2HU

Tel 0207 251 6366

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

ARCHITECTURAL CAD MODELLERS / ARCHITECTURAL MODELMAKERS

DATE POSTED:

12/05/22

COMPANY:

Azur-MGM

LOCATION:

Romford, Essex

DETAILS:

With a Wealth of new projects for 2022 – We’re Expanding

We are seeking enthusiastic / creative candidates to join our team –

Azur-MGM produces highly detailed scale models of world class property as centre-piece displays for architects, designers, creative agencies and developers to successfully promote a variety of projects both in the UK and Overseas.

 

Architectural Cad Modellers

 

Architectural Modelmakers

 

All positions offer training and skill development and advancement

Salary : Subject to experience + Azur-MGM package

APPLY:

Applications by email with CV and Portfolio to: studio@azur-mgm.co.uk

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

MODELSHOP MANAGER

DATE POSTED:

03/05/22

COMPANY:

Glenn Howells Architects Limited

LOCATION:

Birmingham

DETAILS:

At Glenn Howells Architects, we believe a good idea has the power to generate real change. So we focus on people and their needs to create and shape environments that enrich lives and sustain communities. We’re an ambitious group of thinkers, designers and makers based in Birmingham, London and Dublin, operating at scale throughout the UK and Ireland. Inspired by the dynamic, inventive spirit of the city where our practice started, today we’re one diverse team — united by the same values, passion and energy.

If you’re passionate about design and architectural modelmaking, energetic and have excellent leadership skills then we want to hear from you.

We’re looking for a talented modelmaker with at least five years industry experience to lead our busy and expanding team in our Birmingham studio.

Working on high-profile UK and international projects, the post of Modelshop Manager is vital to the success of the practice. You will collaborate with our architectural teams in producing exciting and varied in-house sketch design models, which push forward design development. You will also produce high quality presentation models for planning and point of sale as well as investigate modern digital design and manufacturing techniques.

You will have a comprehensive working knowledge of traditional model making machinery and cutting-edge prototyping technologies including; 2D and 3D CAD modelling, 3D printing, laser cutting, CNC machining and milling. As well as in-depth knowledge of Rhino 3D, AutoCAD and Materialise Magic’s software.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level and have experience of clarifying briefs with design teams, managing teams and people, communicating at senior levels, project and cost management, health and safety.

Remuneration package is negotiable depending on previous experience along with a relocation allowance if applicable. We offer a wide variety of benefits, including enhanced pension contribution, private medical insurance, healthcare plan, cycle and tech scheme, profit share and field trips.

Glenn Howells Architects is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Should you require any special assistance due to disability, please provide details in your application and we will try to accommodate your needs.

APPLY:

To apply to join our team please send in your CV and Portfolio to: recruitment@glennhowells.co.uk

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

PART TIME MODEL MAKER

DATE POSTED:

03/05/22

COMPANY:

Buy The Same Token

LOCATION:

Hove, East Sussex

DETAILS:

We are a small scale but fast-growing company; whose mission is to create high end accessories for a diverse range of board and miniatures games.

Due to our success and growth we are looking for a dedicated and meticulous Model maker to join our team. This position is well suited to a graduate model maker with some experience in the field, with a strong attention to detail and sense of initiative. The role is initially offered on a part time basis with room to become a full time position in the future.

Based in our Studio in Hove you will work closely with the Studio Manager, Dispatcher and Design Director to assist in producing our ever increasing line of products.

The ideal candidate should possess the following criterion:

Key Responsibilities:

This is not intended to be all inclusive, and other duties within the studio may be required. It is important that the job holder recognises this and adopts a flexible approach to the role.

If you are a proactive and enthusiastic individual and looking to join a dynamic and creative Studio, we’d like to hear from you!

Hours of part-time work will generally be from 8:30am-5pm, 4 days a week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) with a provision for a 30 minute lunch break.

The applicant must hold relevant permits to work in the UK.

APPLY:

If you wish to apply, please provide a covering letter in addition to an up to date CV. Please email your submissions to: buythesametoken@gmail.com with the subject Model Maker Application.

Please note the deadline for submissions is the 25th of May.

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

EXPERIENCED MODEL MAKER

DATE POSTED:

27/04/22

COMPANY:

Scale Models Weston

LOCATION:

Colchester

DETAILS:

Scale Models Weston is a marine and architectural model making company based near Earls Colne, Essex. We specialise in marine model making working with prestigious clients worldwide, our clients range from leading superyacht designers, commercial marine and military ship builders to architects and property developers.

We are seeking a Model Maker to work as part of our small team to deliver high-quality models, working on the projects from briefing right through to completion.

The role will include all aspect of the model making process from 3D drawing using Rhino, output using a range of in-house 3D printers and hand finishing to a high specification using a range of techniques including spray painting, hand making and assembly. A keen eye for detail, good time management skills and the ability to work to plan are a must. Many of our exhibition models contain moving parts and lighting, so some experience of working with electronics would be beneficial.

Every model is allocated a budget so an understanding of creating high-quality models with attention to detail, whilst also working within the specified hours and budget is crucial.

Ideally, we are looking for somebody with 4 years’ experience in a similar role.

 

Skills & experience required:

Some experience beneficial:

Job type:

 

We will consider a competitive salary, based on experience.

APPLY:

To apply please send you CV and Portfolio of your previous work to: info@scalemodelsweston.co.uk

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

SENIOR MODEL MAKER

DATE POSTED:

27/04/22

COMPANY:

Ogle Models and Prototypes Ltd

LOCATION:

Letchworth, Hertfordshire

DETAILS:

Ogle is a long established, Industrial Modelmaking, Rapid Prototyping and Industrial 3D Printing Company. Supporting the design and development process for a wide range of industry sectors including Aerospace, Architectural, Automotive, Defence, Product Design, Medical and Renewable Energy.

We require a highly experienced Senior Model Maker to work on the manufacture of prototypes and models within the aerospace, automotive, environmental, film, medical and product design industries to the highest standard.

 

Our requirements for the role are:

At Ogles we also value the following skills and behaviours:

Benefits:

 

APPLY:

Please email Phil Martin: philip@oglemodels.com with CV and photographs/portfolio of work.

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

FABRICATOR/ASSEMBLY/PROP MAKER

DATE POSTED:

11/04/22

COMPANY:

Zone Creations

LOCATION:

South Wimbledon, SW19

DETAILS:

Zone Creations is an established leading multidisciplinary design and fabrication company based in South London demonstrating excellence and quality in design.

Our methodology remains one of progression and dynamism in all ways. We view ourselves as boundary-breakers with a flair for creating the extraordinary. Our passion is shown in our eclectic client creations, the variety of skills we offer and our drive to get the job done.

Our aim is to combine the highest quality of manufacture with an exceptional understanding of design. We pride ourselves on having a keen eye for detail and an energetic drive to take projects satisfactorily from beginning to end. One of many highlights on our journey is the honour of having been awarded a Royal Warrant. We continue keeping up with an ever-changing market by investing in new and innovative technologies and continually striving to be the best in our field.

The purpose of this role is to be instrumental in the production and fabrication of products, ensuring that they are delivered to a high standard within the given time constraints. You will be involved in the manufacture of our luxury products, and you will be expected to assist in following schedules.

 

Key Responsibilities:

The nature of our business requires a high level of flexibility, common sense and attention to detail. While the specific content of your role is clearly defined, this may evolve over time and needs a proactive, hands-on approach to duties.

Your key responsibilities will include:

Other:

 

APPLY:

Please send your CV to: Joe@zone-creations.co.uk
Quoting job number 1112

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

CNC MACHINIST

DATE POSTED:

07/04/22

COMPANY:

Based Upon Ltd

LOCATION:

London SE18

DETAILS:

We are explorers and innovators who strive to bring awareness and authenticity to all of what we do, be it our artistic process or how we grow our people and business.

When creating we begin by going into nature to observe and listen; to be guided by what we immerse ourselves in; the artwork is there to be discovered. Once back at the studio, we begin to shape what we have collected to express that essence.

Sharing this mind-set with all team members allows us create from a place of integrity and teamwork, feeding our intention to function as an organism.

We ask for involvement and participation from all our people, believing that a harmonious coordination between every aspect of Based Upon is conducive to creating great work, and to growth both as a company and as individuals.

Outline

Based Upon are seeking an experienced and versatile CNC machinist to program, set up and operate our CNC machine alongside existing staff. Our machine is central to our fabrication capacity, and processes multiple materials at various stages of our projects. A successful candidate will need to demonstrate not only solid programming and machining ability, but also a knowledge of how the output of a CNC machine fits into other standard and non-standard manufacturing processes.

 

Essential Experience/Skills:

Desirable Experience:

Other Requirements

 

APPLY:

Please send a cover letter, CV and portfolio (can be as simple as images with descriptions to evidence your work) to info@basedupon.com, telling us why you want to join our team and what you have to offer.

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

WORKSHOP TECHNICIAN

DATE POSTED:

07/04/22

COMPANY:

Based Upon Ltd

LOCATION:

London SE18

DETAILS:

Based Upon are looking for a capable and enthusiastic workshop technician. Working in a dynamic environment you will be responsible for handling incoming and outgoing deliveries and the accurate updating and maintenance of our in house systems.

You will make sure finished pieces are packed and labelled appropriately and help with the installation and assembly of large-scale artworks in our gallery space and on site.

Other tasks will include, but are not limited to, the making of parts and jigs for projects using woodworking equipment and a range of hand tools. You will also be responsible for the smooth running and maintenance of our gallery space, workshop and storage areas. Good housekeeping and adherence to health and safety standards are also essential to the role.

Applicants must have strong organisational skills, a positive attitude, be able to work as part of a team and be PC literate. Workshop or manufacturing experience, experience of handling and installing large-scale artworks and a forklift truck driver’s licence are desirable.

Please note this is a physically demanding role.

Salary: Dependent on experience

 

APPLY:

Please send a cover letter and CV to info@basedupon.com, telling us why you want to join our team and what you have to offer.

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

FABRICATOR

DATE POSTED:

06/04/22

COMPANY:

Hamar Acrylic Fabrications Ltd

LOCATION:

London E16

DETAILS:

We're looking for a Fabricator for our busy workshop. The candidate should have some knowledge and experience of fabrication and will know the basics of drilling, cutting, forming and shaping materials. The candidate should be confident in using power tools, hand tools and precision equipment to work and fabricate plastic and/or Perspex products. The candidate will be required to read technical drawings in order to plan and carry out the specified fabrication.

Responsibilities

Requirements

Essential

Desirable

Personality Behaviours

APPLY:

Please send CV to: sales@hamaracrylic.com

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

IN-HOUSE ARCHITECTURAL MODEL MAKER

DATE POSTED:

29/03/22

COMPANY:

Pilbrow and Partners

LOCATION:

London

DETAILS:

Pilbrow and Partners is a London based architecture and urban design studio, established in 2013.

Model making is one of the many specialist departments that support the architectural team and is always a key part of the design process and fundamental in presentations to our clients.

We are looking for a competent, open minded and creative model maker to join our small but productive team.

This person will not only need the enthusiasm to learn but also be able to bring their own ideas and techniques to help the modelshop grow.

The successful candidate must have the ability to adapt to a fast paced and ever-changing design process with a core understanding of how to adjust the focus of any given model to suit the given timeframe.

We pride ourselves on combining a variety of processes and materials to create vibrant and engaging models that convey the ideas of the architectural team. These range from simple foam massing’s with paper elevations, cardboard ‘sketch’ models with layered card elevations, 3D printed models and more tradition timber and acrylic models.

The role will initially be to work closely with the Head of Modelshop in model production, but once competence is demonstrated will progress quickly into sharing maintenance, research and stock keeping responsibilities.

In the near future we will be growing our team as the practice continues to expand and this role will be pivotal in helping train and manage junior staff members in the standards and techniques of the practice.

 

Qualifications and competencies

 

At Pilbrow and Partners we provide a wide range of benefits including bonus, cycle scheme, pension scheme, healthcare package.

APPLY:

To apply please send your CV and Portfolio to: careers@pillbrowandpartners.com

Competitive salary pending experience

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

MODEL MAKER

DATE POSTED:

25/03/22

COMPANY:

BIG

LOCATION:

London

DETAILS:

BIG is a group of 600+ architects, engineers, urbanists, inventors, researchers and business minds from all over the world who are based in our Copenhagen, New York, London and Barcelona offices. Our built work ranges from the most diverse urban playground and Michelin-star dining - to affordable housing that feels everything but and a school among the verdant fjords of the Faroe Islands. Our vision spans traveling at supersonic speed with Hyperloop One to living in floating cities and eventually Mars! While we are led by a group of expert partners, directors and associates - a flat hierarchy and collaborative spirit are essential to our BIG ecosystem. We share our collective knowledge and expansive network through study trips and educational workshops – BIG School offers in-house lessons while BIG Picture brings in industry experts to inspire and invigorate. We are infectiously ambitious and unified by the shared mission to craft the world we want to live in, to give form to our future one project at a time.

Our London office is currently 110+ people and growing at a rapid pace and we are seeking a Model Maker with 1-3 years’ experience to join our expanding model shop team. The Model Shop is a relatively new department in our London Office and is constantly developing as we streamline the modelmaking process and adapt to the needs of the office.

You will support the Workshop Manager in working alongside the project teams, assisting them to build models and teach fabrication techniques to promote a positive culture of model making at BIG LON. The right candidate will have a relevant qualification in Model Making, or a degree in Architecture/Design with modelmaking industry experience. Relevant training will be provided in any areas required.

 

The role will involve:

 

Skills required

Essential:

Desirable:

 

We seek a person who:

 

This job description reflects the core activities of the role although there will be changes in the emphasis of duties as required from time to time. There is a requirement for the post holder to recognize this and adopt a flexible approach to work.

APPLY:

Please upload your CV and portfolio our website.

We will contact you if your profile matches our requirements. Please confirm your availability to attend a video conference call or an in-person interview at short notice.

You must have permission to live and work in the UK.

 

Diversity has been part of our DNA since BIG’s foundation. A multitude of cultures and backgrounds creates a new point of reference which leads to amazing insights. At BIG, we value, celebrate and support diversity because it makes our team, work and the built environment better. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and take affirmative action to employ equally regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender.

 

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

MAKER/WORKSHOP TECHNICIAN – IMMEDIATE START

DATE POSTED:

23/03/22

COMPANY:

Interactual Limited

LOCATION:

Kingston-upon-Thames, SW London

DETAILS:

Due to expansion of our facilities and equipment, Interactual is seeking a full-time workshop technician/maker.

The right candidate needs to be an unrelenting problem-solver, a determined self-starter and totally at home in an engineering and prototyping workshop. They should be able to use machine tools to a high level of precision but, most of all, they should love making stuff, taking things to bits and getting their hands dirty far more than staring at a screen.

 

The ideal candidate will have the skills required to:

 

We do not expect to find anyone with all these skills, and we will invest in training to fill skills gaps. The role will be offered initially as a short-term contract for 3 months with the prospect of a full-time role for an individual who can demonstrate established competency or potential across the range that we are seeking. Recent graduates are welcome to apply.

APPLY:

Contact: benmay@interactual.co.uk

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