The Finishing Department Assistant Manager will act as a support role for the Finishing Manager. You will assist with ordering materials, scheduling labor, attending project meetings, communicating with other departments and project managers via all channels, creating samples, and overseeing work on the shop floor. We are looking for someone who has extensive knowledge of scenic finishes and techniques, is highly organized, and is capable of working comfortably in an environment with shifting demands.

This is a full-time position, and the hours are Monday through Friday 9am-6pm, subject to change based on schedule demands.

Your Opportunity:

Oversee daily operations on the Finishing shop floor
Assist with scheduling of labor
Act as department liaison to other departments, in person and virtually
Order materials when required
Create samples for upcoming work as needed
Attend project meetings in Finishing Manager’s absence
Assume all Manager duties in Finishing Manager’s absence


5+ years of experience in a leadership role in a Scenic or Fabrication finishing environment
Demonstrated knowledge of Scenic skills, including faux finishing, foam carving, event finishing, wood/millwork finishing, and skim coating
Comfortable with technology, including Gmail, Google Drive, and project management software
Ability to lead crews of varying skill levels
Excellent communication skills
Highly organized and detail-oriented

About Bednark Studio

Bednark Studio is a premier design and fabrication studio powered by creativity, technology, and big ideas.
Our industry-leading production capabilities deliver custom-fabricated architectural millwork, retail environments, and large-format experiential events to architects, creative agencies, and consumer brands in every major global market.
Bednark always pushes the limits of what is possible.

The company is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. For more information, visit https://builtbybednark.com.