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Model Shop Manager

Support | London | Full Time

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Model Shop Manager to join the studio in London and to develop and take ownership of our in-house model making facilities

This is an exciting role for a creative and ambitious professional. In return, we offer an exciting and sociable working environment, a range of benefits and the opportunity to progress your career within a thriving practice.

The successful candidate will manage our model shop working across our large architectural teams to produce mock-ups, and models for bids, design investigation and exhibitions. You will also need to be able to advise on and embed best practice and forward-facing technology and techniques through working directly with the Architects to deliver project defined models as well as running model making workshops for staff across the practice.

We are seeking someone who has demonstrable experience in architectural modelmaking, You will have previous experience working in a busy professional environment, with knowledge of the relevant health and safety requirements. You will also be able to build relationships to enable you to advise and assist the architectural staff with their model making requirements.   Experience of fee proposals and resourcing would also be advantageous.

Required Skills

  • Ability to read and understand architectural drawings
  • Experience of 3D printing technology and workflows
  • Experience of using a variety of workshop equipment including laser cutters
  • Excellent hand model making skills in materials such as wood, plastics, foam board and Styrofoam

Grimshaw is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome people from all backgrounds and recognise that in order to be successful, we need to create an inclusive environment where everyone can realise their potential and succeed.

Any offer of employment with Grimshaw will be conditional upon you having the right to work in the UK.