Workshop Assistant / Technician – Artists Studio

Dominic Harris Studio

Dominic Harris Studio is seeking a Workshop Technician to work at our West London studio.

Dominic Harris Studio is seeking a Workshop Technician to work at our West London studio.

Job Description

You will be working as part of a tight knit team on a number of projects and artworks, assembling, building, testing and quality checking finely engineered products.

The role is based in the studio’s workshops and consists of making and assembling artworks, following CAD drawings and designs. Qualities required include an understanding of basic fabrication in metal, wood and acrylic, as well as a strong understanding of the importance of high standards of finish. The team regularly undertake painting and finishing assignments for artworks.

You will be required to undertake regular moving and lifting duties, as well as begin training on installation artworks at Collectors properties and Galleries, in the UK and abroad. A willingness to assist the team in installing and transporting artworks is essential, as is a readiness to travel.

You will have a proactive attitude, as well as a keenness for learning and problem solving

Role and responsibilities :

● Building/assembling products to the required specification and standards

● Inspect and test components and finished Artworks.

● Use power tools and machines safely and precisely.

● Monitor and refresh stock levels cooperativity.

● Moving and lifting artwork and materials under supervision.

● Small scale electronic work, soldering, wiring and constructing cables.

● Installation of Artworks at private homes as well as public galleries.

Your Skills :

● Practical with some experience of fabrication, making or prototyping.

● Detail oriented and solution focused.

● Clean and able to maintain a safe working environment.

● Actively engaged in learning opportunities to build skills and take on progressive responsibilities within the workshop.

● A team player who thrives on learning from and assisting other members of the team.

● Familiar and comfortable with workplace manual handling and workshop operations.

Desirable :

● A strong interest in mechanical assembly, design and fabrication.

● A demonstrable interest in Art and Design.

● A strong interest in or experience of basic electronic assembly.

● An ability to read and understand CAD drawings.

● Some familiarity with the use of 3d Printers, CNC machines or laser cutters. Training will be provided.

● Full Driving Licence and Passport.

● Enjoy Travelling.

Dominic Harris Studio is the production studio of Artist Dominic Harris. (www.dominicharris.com) . The studio specialises in real-time interactive artwork and immersive installations.

R&Dis at the core of what we do- finding creative solutions for beautiful and innovative projects. With dedicated production, development, 3d and electronics teams we are an innovative, collaborative and vibrant studio

NB: Please note this role will require travel. As such we are looking for candidates with a full valid passport