SCAD seeks a skilled carpenter and painter for School of Entertainment Arts in historic Savannah, Ga.
In this full-time position, you will support cutting-edge programs in the School of Entertainment Arts, including the building of industry standard sets for television, live performance, themed entertainment, and interactive services. You will assist with the supervision of 200+ production design and performance arts carpentry and painting practicum students each quarter in the scenic shop at Crites Hall and in performance venues (e.g., Hamilton Hall studios, Savannah Film Studio, SCAD theaters, etc.). You will supervise students on the latest technical applications in set design and construction, 3D printing, laser and CNC cutting, and CAD drafting software; assist the production technical director and assistant technical director with scheduling and supervising of student staff; and maintain the wood and paint inventory. Among other duties, you will also interpret construction drawings and paint elevations for entertainment arts construction.
- Bachelor’s degree in production design or related discipline
- Strong portfolio demonstrating high-level carpentry and painting for film, television, themed entertainment, or live theater
- Experience in CNC, 3D printing, laser cutting, and driving a 16-foot or 24-foot box truck
- Experience with entertainment arts rigging and CAD drafting preferred (e.g., AutoCAD, VRay, Rhino, Key Shot)