WORK WITH US
The Rabbit hOle takes a collaborative approach to all of our daily operations. With that in mind, here are some of the essential qualities we value in our employees:
The Rabbit hOle is seeking the right person with a versatile fundraising skill set and a knowledge and appreciation of children’s literature to join a growing team of artists and administrative staff as a member of the development team. This experienced, mission-driven fundraising professional will have the opportunity to help complete a major capital campaign and raise operating funds to establish a new national center for the children’s book. Full-time and part-time candidates will be considered. Full-time team members (32-35/week) are eligible for health benefits.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, and to move between the two gracefully
Careful attention to detail
Ability to problem-solve
Respect for others
A sense of humor
Our current openings are listed below:
The Rabbit hOle’s fabricators work from design drawings and in communication with the design team to expertly create sculptural exhibit pieces, exhibit environments, and/or detail elements. Fabricators may need to problem-solve specific design elements as necessary while remaining true to the original design and spirit of the material. Most of all, our fabricators bring books to life!
At least two years professional experience in fabrication work
Ability to adapt to changes in design or approach
Knowledge of fabrication shop organization and safety measures
Ability to work on several projects at once or focus on a single task at length
Professional experience with a wide range of industrial upholstering techniques; deep familiarity with industrial fabric, finishing materials, industry tools and equipment; armature building skills are a big plus!
Professional experience in scenic painting (theater or equivalent) and surfacing; high fidelity in painting and replicating specific source material; experience with 3-D surface painting.
Professional fabrication and construction experience; advanced carpentry, metalworking and woodworking skills; welding and CNC experience a plus; ability to read and execute from construction drawings is a must.
Professional experience with Rhino, Revit, Sketch-up and VCarve; fluency in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator programs; CNC experience; experience in museum exhibit design is welcome; general fabrication and construction skills preferred.
Professional experience fabricating and sculpting with foam; knowledge of hard-coating materials and their application; experience with fiberglass techniques as well as molds and casting; high fidelity in painting and replicating specific source material; woodworking and metalworking skills.
FAB SHOP FOREMAN
2-3 years of professional fab shop foreman experience (educational settings included); tool and equipment maintenance skills; ability to interpret and implement construction drawings; all-around fabrication skills with wood, metal and CNC; digital design and drafting experience a plus.