Friday, 02 June 2017 15:14

Scenic Draftsperson

Sponsoring Organization

The Public Theater



425 Lafayette St. New York, NY 10003


Until Filled



The Public Theater seeks a skilled season Auto CAD and Vector Works Scenic Draftsperson to support the current scenery staff during our busy summer and fall seasons. The Scenic Draftsperson will work closely with the Scenery Supervisor and 2 Associate Scenery Supervisors to create technical drawings for multiple shows in 6 theaters. They will work with designers and the rest of the production department to insure all scenery drawings are up to date and integrated into audio, lighting, and video plots. The seasonal position is full-time from August through Mid-October. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilites: 
- Generate technical drawings for scenic struictures, rigging, and automation
- Help to update scenic design drawings throughout budgeting and build process. 
- Integrate lighting, audio, and video plots with scenery designs.
- Create graphic communications to help convey complex ideas with the various teams involved in a project
- Update and unify venue drawings
- Implement sight surveys and create accurate drawings from measurements and notes
- Help to insure safe and conscientious working conditions

- 2+ years of professional theater experience
- Basic knowledge of scenery technologies, processes and equipment
- Proficient in AutoCAD, Vector Works, experience with 3D drafting preferred 
- Proficient in common computer skills including Excel, Word, and Acrobat
- Calm demeanor and interpersonal skills
- Strong organization and communication skills
- Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment overseeing multiple project at once. 

The Public is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opprotunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will recieve consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status. 

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