VP Fabrication

Otherworld Ohio


The VP Fabrication manages all construction related projects across Otherworld locations, including building new exhibits as well as maintaining and repairing existing ones. They will work with the design team to turn concepts into realized build plans. The VP Fabrication is responsible for sourcing materials, managing budgets, coordinating shipments and installs, delegating tasks to and overseeing the work of a full-time build crew of 40+ production artists. They will direct Project Managers and Metal, Textiles, Carpentry and Digital Fabrication Department leads in addition to coordinating tech integration with the Tech Director. They will work under the CEO and COFO, providing build plans and budgets for approval, in additional to regular reporting. This job starts now in Columbus. Frequent travel will be required.


  • Manage and lead a team of 40+ fabricators; interview and hire new fabricators as needed
  • Create and implement processes for scalability within the build function
  • Able to prioritize and execute on competing and complex critical tasks
  • give input during creative design on feasibility
  • create and implement build plans based on concepts from the design team
  • source materials, inventory and manage project budgets
  • submit project plans and reports to CEO and COFO for approval
  • contract out work to freelance fabricators and shops for support as needed
  • communicate with General Managers about exhibit repairs, maintenance and upgrades in each Otherworld     location


  • 10+ years of fabrication management experience in an arts or entertainment field
  • well versed in project management software
  • experience in large-scale fabrication
  • bachelor’s degree in a relevant field

Pay: competitive base salary, profit share, ESOP

Benefits: healthcare, sick time, paid time off

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