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:

ADMINISTRATIVE

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

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

  • Flexibility

  • Respect for others

  • A sense of humor

Our current openings are listed below:

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FABRICATION SHOP

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! 

General Requirements:

  • 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

UPHOLSTERER

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!

PAINTER/SCENIC PAINTER

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.

GENERAL FABRICATOR

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.

DIGITAL DESIGNER/FABRICATOR

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.

FOAM SCULPTOR

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.

CONTACT US

 

studio@rabbitholekc.org

816 - 492 -7915

ADDRESS
not open to the public...yet!


919 East 14th Ave.

North Kansas City, MO 64116

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