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3D to CNC Router making artwork (oakland downtown)

Local Language

25th near broadway

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compensation: $35+/hour
employment type: full-time
job title: 3D Designer & CNC Programmer / Operator
Spend every day making art - each project is unique and every day is different!

You are a creative product designer who can take ideas through product design, 3D modeling, Shop Drawings and CAD to CAM on a CNC router. You think like an engineer and can work efficiently with strong attention to detail.

Prior experience designing products, as well as programming, operating, and maintaining a CNC router is essential.

Come join our team to work on artistic projects using a CNC router, as well as traditional hand building methods.

Local Language is an art + design + fabrication studio that curates and creates art collections for commercial spaces. From framed art to large scale sculpture and everything in between, we design and fabricate artwork in our Oakland studio with a team of talented artists and fabricators. Working directly with the nation’s top interior design and architecture firms, we've completed custom art collections for hundreds of properties such as the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, Autograph Chicago, and Grand Hyatt Nashville.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Create 3D models to be fabricated
- Create Shop Drawings for clients, vendors and in-house Fabricators
- Program and operate CNC router
- Prototype product based on shop drawings and input from the creative team
- Produce final, finished products ready for market
- Provide feedback on materials and fabrication techniques to the creative team
- Maintain equipment as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:
- A passion for art and design with a keen eye toward aesthetics
- 2+ years working experience with CAM software and CNC routers required
- Experience with AutoDesk Fusion 360, AutoCAD and Aspire required
- Experience with general wood shop equipment and tools required
- Cabinet shop or other production experience is preferred
- Art and sculpture background, education or experience a plus
- Experience with general wood shop equipment and tools: table saw, chop saw, air tools, etc.
- Able to communicate via working drawings, shop drawings, and sketches
- Work quickly and accurately in a production environment
- Able to work independently and under direction
- Eye for detail and a sense for quality construction
- Local Language values Creativity, Curiosity, Collaboration, and Grit.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION & BENEFITS:
Full time only with ability to work overtime occasionally as needed
Hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 7am-3:30pm or 8:30am-5p shift
Vacation, holidays, 401k, health (vision + dental) insurance coverage
Compensation based on experience


THIS POSITION IS NOT REMOTE. Please only apply if you live in the Bay Area and have love for Oakland. Our studio is a creative maker space, and we love working together in person!

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit your resume and cover letter, include "CNC" in the subject line.
We will be screening emails and replying to qualified candidates that seem like a good fit!
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7748310051

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