LIVE! Technologies & 3DX Scenic is looking for an experienced Scenic Artist to execute scenic finishes for a wide range of theatrical and display projects in our Cincinnati fabrication shop.

An excellent candidate must be well-versed in all theatrical and display paint methodologies and procedures and be able to work with a team of professionals of different disciplines to achieve the best results. The ideal candidate will have an analytical mind, great organizational skills, a critical eye for details and aesthetics, and a desire to contribute to the success of the team and organization.

The goal will be to ensure all projects exceed client expectations while closely following project specifications.

Responsibilities include

  • Execute all scenic treatments using various materials and methods
  • Assist in the creation of paint samples, touch-up kits, and mixing paint
  • Assist in maintaining all scenic records (color cards, process sheets, color records, can labels, etc)
  • Maintain the safety, order, and cleanliness of all paint areas.
  • Maintain strict quality control
  • Work under the direction of the Charge Artist, Lead Scenic Artist, and with other team members in a collaborative shop environment
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Experience with theatrical and display scenic practices and products
  • Strong knowledge of faux finishing, 3D textures, sculpting, stenciling, color mixing and matching, layout, and scaling.
  • Prior experience in a professional theatrical scene shop, event fabrication facility or equivalent
  • Proficiency with standard shop power tools and spray guns
  • Ability to work from design renders
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently with little supervision
  • Participation in all PPE and Safety protocols
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to work overtime with advanced notice and occasionally travel on installations to complete paint treatments
  • Be committed to the success of the fabrication team and organization

Additional skills

  • Scenic Carpentry
  • Sculpting
  • Digital Sculpting
  • Automotive Paint Experience
  • Vinyl Graphic Application

To apply for this job email your details to bosborne@reallivepros.com