Production Design Apprentice
|Vacancy Ref: VC0370||Sector: Performing Manufacturing Operations|
|Location: Manchester||Postcode Area: SK4|
|Salary/Hour: £111.00||Hours: 30|
|Entry Qualifications: GCSE A-D or equivalent in Maths and English|
Skills & Qualities:
• We would be looking for someone with interest in music/ art etc or looking into developing skills in a more creative manufacturing environment.
• Someone with a passion for new technologies and new ideas someone who is eager to learn and go outside the norm. Someone who doesn't see this as a job but a way of life.
Production Design Apprentice | Visual Architects Ltd
Visual Architects Ltd is a well established, Manchester based Event Décor and Production company. We work with some of the best events supplying décor, installations and set designs. We are based in Manchester however we work all across the UK, Dubai, Ibiza and Greece.
Some of our recent events include Star Wars Convention, illumiNaughty, Cirque du soul, Kendal Calling, Parklife, Creamfields and a lot more.
So what do we do? We come up with a theme, then our design team come up with ideas and how things will look and then these ideas move to our Warehouse / Construction team and using a cnc welding, carpentry laser cutters and loads of hand tools we bring the ideas to life.
Duties & Responsibilities
• To report directly to the Head of prop making and assist them in all aspects of the day to day running of the workshop.
• Learning how to create and make bespoke items and decorations for live events
• Help to Keep a tidy and safe work space
• Maintain health and safety standards
• Working with tools and electrical equipment
• Attend team design meetings and address the feasibility of projects
• Assist the lead prop maker and designer in bringing the projects to life
• Assist the lead prop maker designer in making and building props
• Assist the warehouse manager to fix the warehouse and organise workspaces
• Research material costs and finding the best supplier
• Help the event team load up the vans with décor for the events
The successful applicant will also work towards an Intermediate Apprenticeship in Performing Manufacturing Operations. You will gain an NVQ Level 2, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.