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Job Opportunity at Hero Design
Hero Design is looking for a Production Assistant for our small-batch product design & build studio, located one block away from the West Oakland BART. We do a mix of producing in-house designs and “job” work for a wide range of clients. We’re constantly working on new and different projects with a wide range of materials. If you love design, digital fabrication and making things with your hands, this is for you.
DAILY TASKS WILL INCLUDE:
-Build work: assembly and finishing with a wide variety of tools.
-Loading and unloading material onto the CNC machine
-Running preexisting programs on the CNC machine
-Working with a range of materials: wood, plastic, cardboard, foam, and metal.
-Managing and improving the workspace
YOU MUST BE:
-Hungry to learn and contribute (and to be a part of creating beautiful, one-of-a-kind objects).
-Organized. Really, really organized.
-Design-oriented, solution-oriented, and generally positive.
-Conscientious. You keep your head in your work, observing what’s happening and anticipating what needs to be done.
-Dog-friendly, as there’s a small studio dog
1. Basic building experience and familiarity with a variety of common hand and power tools. For example: You can operate an orbital sander, drill press, router, impact driver, a table saw, and a variety of hand tools.
2. You can handle the physical work of lifting, moving, carrying, and stacking large, heavy pieces of material. For example: You could pick up and move a 4′x8′ sheet of 3/4 inch plywood several times a day. You could carry things up a ladder to the top of a shipping container.
- Familiarity with vector-based art programs, like Adobe Illustrator
- Experience with CAD software, specifically, Solidworks.
TO APPLY: Send relevant information to alan[at]hero-design[dot]com
-This position starts in mid-March (or sooner).
-You’ll start off on a contract basis with 3-5 full days a week of guaranteed work for at least 2 months.
-After that, you’ll continue to work 3-5 days a week, with the intent to grow into a full-time position. We are seeking a person who could take an active role in growing this into a full-time employee position.
-Base pay is $12-15, with raises based on skill level and performance.
-Hours are flexible, generally 9-5.
-A mentorship with an experienced artist, product designer and fabricator.
-You’ll get a firsthand view of what it’s like to run a design and fabrication studio.
-You’ll learn how to use a bunch of new tools and methods, including how to program the CNC machine.
-You’ll begin to learn CAD.
-You can use the studio space for small personal projects.
-You’ll be a part of Lost & Foundry, a dynamic community of working artists.