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.
As a Finishing Artist at Bednark Studio, you will be a member of a highly collaborative team of artists from diverse backgrounds. You will be expected to contribute to a variety of projects in both Scenic and Millwork capacities. You should have at least an intermediate level of proficiency in patching/seaming/skim coating walls, rolling and/or brushing paint, faux finishing, and HVLP spraying.
We are looking for someone who can work efficiently with others and/or independently, and the right candidate will be comfortable both taking initiative and serving in a support role.
The allocation of work for this role is 85% prepwork (sanding, patching, masking), 10% department maintenance, and 5% final finishing work.
The schedule for this position is Tuesday through Friday, 7am-6pm.
Participate in the Finishing of both Scenic and Millwork pieces in all steps of the process from prep to final finish application
Maintain a working knowledge of all Finishing tools, including but not limited to: HVLP sprayers, airless sprayers, orbital and pneumatic sanders, polishing wheels, and various other faux finishing tools.
Mix paint and match custom colors as needed
Apply faux finishing techniques according to the direction of the Lead Scenic/Finisher or Finishing Manager
Participate in mold making, foam carving, and hard coating projects
Assist with sanding, patching, priming, and preparation of high-quality Millwork finishes, e.g.hardwood, veneer, MDF, metal, plastics, etc.
Utilize project management software to gather information about daily tasks, ongoing projects, and upcoming work, under the guidance of the Finishing Manager
Travel onsite when needed for touch-up calls or onsite Finishing work
Maintain a positive attitude and collaborative spirit in a dynamic work environment
Communicate clearly and respectfully with peers and supervisors
Work quickly and efficiently with respect for deadlines
3+ years of related Scenic, Millwork Finishing, or Painting experience
Visual examples of previous work
Proficiency in patching, seaming, sanding, painting with brushes and rollers, and HVLP spraying
Working knowledge of carpentry techniques
Willingness to work extended hours when necessary to meet deadlines
Ability to use ladders and meet the rigors of a physically demanding job
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