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Digital Fabrication Manager

Company: Archinect
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Pink Sparrow Employer: Los Angeles, CA, US Location: Fri, Nov 18 '22 Posted on: Full-time Type: ABOUT USPink Sparrow is a design and fabrication shop specializing in experiential environments. Collaborating with top-tier agencies and brands, we produce high-quality, impactful environments for marketing events, pop-ups, mobile tours, retail, trade shows, and much more. -Comprised of a team of creators driven to bring inspired ideas to life, Pink Sparrow combines thoughtful design with a strategic build approach and thrives on innovation and collaboration to produce high-quality, impactful environments.With over 40,000 square feet of fabrication space across Brooklyn and Los Angeles, Pink Sparrow's multidisciplinary team of industry experts is equipped to make any sized vision a reality.THE ROLEReporting to the Managing Director, the Digital Fabrication Manager will work alongside department leaders as the conduit between Design and Fabrication to further develop projects from ideation through to production. The Drafting Manager will oversee the production of finalized design files / models, technical drawings, and files for the CNC machine operation on all pertaining projects. This person is responsible for helping to develop and maintain internal departmental standards and practices as well as team growth and evolution of skill sets. In addition, the Drafting Manager will oversee the development of the drafting team's schedule, workflow, and timelines for all assigned projects.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSMentor and supervise the drafting team while supporting and developing departmental expertiseManage the shop drafting process to produce high-quality work, ensuring all deadlines + deliverables are metInterface with clients and vendors as needed per projectManage the delivery of shop drawings, CNC files, and all other specific materials within pre-established timelinesSupport Biz Dev, Design, Project Management, and Fabrication in the design and fabrication process throughout various project life cyclesManage a pool of full-time and hourly draftspersonsSupport and develop overall departmental goals and objectives as set in collaboration with the Director of Digital Fabrication and LeadershipWork with the Director of Digital Fabrication to support and refine department protocols and department standardsSupport overall business goals as set by the companyADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONSAttend weekly departmental meetings and project Pass-Off and Kick-Off meetingsAssist in maintaining the organization of shared files according to departmental guidelinesAssist in sourcing specialty materials, finishes, and hardware as defined by the scope of an awarded projectOversee creation and updating of standardized templates for internal and external useParticipate and contribute to departmental and company culture objectivesComplete project wrap reports for all awarded projects to aid in departmental and company growthQUALIFICATIONS5+ years of professional industry experienceMinimum three (3) years experience leading a teamWorking knowledge of VectorWorks SketchUp, Rhino 3D, AutoCad, Sketchup, Adobe Creative Suite, and Google SuiteProfessional experience working in creating 3D designs / mechanical renderings /shop drawingsProfessional experience communicating with a client on behalf of a company and representing it as suchAbility to decipher the specific needs of a client and to categorically understand priorities, both internal and externalAbility to think creatively about a variety of challenges within the design and fabrication scopeWorking experience with various materials and fabrication techniques (wood, metal/welding, hardware, plastics, laminates, fabrics/textiles)Must be able to provide written reports and feedbackMust be organized, detail-oriented, and team drivenMust be flexible and adaptable to constant change and able to work under tight deadlinesExcellent written and oral communication skills Connect with us on Twitter and Instagram to keep up with the latest job openings and images of work by Archinect's hiring employers...

Keywords: Archinect, Los Angeles , Digital Fabrication Manager, Executive , Los Angeles, California

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