Careers

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Having opened our doors in 1972, 1220 is proud of our past and looking forward to our future. We are always looking for professional and passionate individuals who are ready to take us to the next level. If you are interested in a career that will not only help you grow professionally, but also personally, then you have come to the right place. Please send us your resume if you are interested in joining the 1220 team.

POSITION SUMMARY

The 1220 Exhibits Scenic Artist will work with a talented team of artists, craftspeople, installers and fabricators for various venues including museums, retail establishments, corporate projects, and trade shows.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Able to prepare various surfaces (wood, metal, fiberglass, etc.) for painting.
2. Creating all scenic treatments as needed for both interior and exterior projects.
3. Sculpting and carving.
4. Assure quality workmanship consistent with project requirements.
5. Interpreting design renderings.
6. Maintain a clean and safe workspace.
7. Ability and willingness to work with a team.
8. Assist in maintaining all scenic records.
9. Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

No direct supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS TO BE CONSIDERED

· 2-3 years’ experience in an event fabrication facility, theatrical scene shop or equivalent.
· Working knowledge of different paints (latex, acrylic, oil, lacquer, varnishes, shellacs, etc.) and resins (epoxies, urethanes, silicones, etc.).
· Ability to work with variety of tools (rollers, brushes, sponges, etc.) to create a scenic finish.
· Knowledgeable about sculpting in various materials (foam, concrete, clay, fabric).
· Have Basic carpentry skills and able to safely use standard shop power tools.
· Work from designer drawings and renderings as well as from reference material.
· Must be able to travel occasionally to help with scenic installations.
· Professional conduct with co-workers, supervisors, and all other team members.
· Available to work overtime and weekends, as required during project deadlines.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

· Is professional, organized and a self-starter with exceptional fabrication skills
· Excels as part of a team
· Works well under pressure and within deadlines
· Is a strong problem solver
· Very detail orientated

Additional skills helpful, but not required:

·  HVLP Spray Gun experience
·  Graphics Application
·  Sewing

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Scenic Fabrication: 3 years (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

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POSITION SUMMARY

A Warehouse Coordinator is responsible for overseeing all day-to-day warehouse operations, client inventories and shipping/receiving of raw materials and finished goods. A Warehouse Coordinator is also responsible for assuring we have the materials need to complete projects and may have to act, from time to time as the company courier. This is an hourly position that currently reports to the Purchasing Manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Responsible for timely loading and unloading of all shipping and receiving as well as proper upkeep of shipping and receiving areas.
  2. Ensuring all necessary raw goods and supplies are properly staged for use by production after unloading.
  3. Assist Purchasing Manager when needed for prepping shipping containers.
  4. Prepping and building crates, boxes, or shipping containers for graphics, samples, and other project items as directed by the Production Manager and the Purchasing Manager.
  5. Coordinating packing of finished product for client projects prior to shipment.
  6. Coordinating with Production Manager, Project Manager, and Account Managers on shipment process.
  7. Maintaining efficiency in storage layout and space utilization implemented by Production Manager and/or the Purchasing Manager.
  8. Maintaining material handling and organization of raw materials on the shop floor.
  9. Assisting with Shop foreman and team members needs for material handling.
  10. Compliance to safety rules and regulations relative to areas of responsibility for the role.
  11. All other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

No direct supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS TO BE CONSIDERED

  • High School diploma or GED; higher education desirable.
  • Experience in warehousing and material handling of custom items and crates a must.
  • Maintains an active role in both the warehouse and shop space but is exposed to non-conditioned warehouse spaces.
  • Excellent communication skills for internal and external customers.
  • Superior organizational skills.
  • Possess strong leadership abilities with a detail-orientated focus.
  • Must have skills utilizing spreadsheets and database-type program.
  • Must have the ability to work collaboratively with production crew, project managers and account executives.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

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POSITION SUMMARY

The 1220 Exhibits Fabrication Craftsman plays an important role in the success of the company as he/she is responsible for the production of exhibit elements utilizing shop skills and experience with both hardwoods and laminates.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Be able to read and manufacture from shop drawings with minimal supervision and apply a working knowledge of the methods, equipment, materials, and tools to fabricate and install highly complex, craftsman quality exhibits for the museum and exhibition industry.
  2. Work with an array of standard and specialized materials including, but not limited to wood, plastic, acrylics, metals, laminate, solid surface, etc.
  3. Assure quality workmanship consistent with project requirements and 1220 standards.
  4. Thorough working knowledge of OSHA regulations, practices, and precautions applicable to the trade.
  5. As a member of the installation team, travel to museum and exhibit locations around the US for extended periods can be expected.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

No direct supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS TO BE CONSIDERED

  • High School diploma or GED; higher education desirable.
  • Minimum of five (5) years custom fabrication experience in a shop environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the hardware and building materials used in custom fabrication.
  • Ability to interpret and work from sketches, blueprints, or detailed drawings.
  • OSHA-10 or -30 Certification (Construction or general Industry) a plus.
  • Conduct themselves professionally with co-workers, supervisors, and all other team members
  • Available to work overtime and weekends, as required.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Is professional, organized and a self-starter with exceptional fabrication skills
  • Excels as part of a team
  • Works well under pressure and within deadlines
  • Is a strong problem solver

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

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POSITION SUMMARY

The Graphics Project Manager (GPM) role is a critical contribution to the success of an exhibit or event project.  Supporting Project Management and Graphics Production, the GPM is accountable for all graphics-related activities:

  • Organization of all graphics-related source material coordinated with the client and/or designer for all projects in the 1220 Exhibits portfolio, while also maintain accurate version control of all graphics files and data shared internal and external to 1220.
  • Liaise with client and/or designer to gain approval of graphics samples and final pre-production proofs.
  • Accurate correlation between approved graphics design parameters and 1220-generated technical drawings and fabricated items.
  • Provide all the information required by the Graphics Production team or outsourced third party to produce graphic elements “right first time”, to the required quality standards while maintaining project schedule deadlines.
  • Execute a 100% quality assurance protocol for all graphics elements leaving 1220.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

As the primary interface with the client and/or designer for all graphic information, approvals of samples and final graphics, the Graphics Project Manager shall be expected to embrace the following duties and responsibilities:

 

  1. Receipt and review of PRA from clients and/or designers, coordinating with them to ensure all files submitted comply with 1220-defined PRA file requirements
  2. Attend project Hand Off, Pre-Tech, Pre-Build and Project Status meetings to ensure proper information is communicated and understood within the project.
  3. Read and fully understand the scope of assigned projects, including graphic intent, graphic specifications, design drawings, 1220 shop drawings and relevant production specifications.
  4. Create and maintain a project specific Graphic Tracking Sheet (GTS) using the Smartsheets project management tool and share the GTS with the relevant Project Manager and Graphics Production.
  5. Coordinate with the Shop and Graphics Production to ensure the creation of all graphics-related samples required for review and approval by the client and/or designer.
  6. Throughout the project lifecycle, maintain accurate version control of all PRA files either provided by the client and/or designer, or created in-house by 1220 Exhibits’ Graphic Design team.
  7. Ensure all PRA is reconciled with CAD drawings, interfacing with the Technical Detailer as needed to ensure that graphic production details, Graphic ID#’s, etc. are accurately included in all drawings.
  8. Communicate regularly with all Project Managers to discuss graphics progress, changes or risks impacting their project(s) and schedule.
  9. Meet to review scope and schedule of each graphics production release with the Graphics Production Manager, furnishing them with technical drawings, as-built dimensions (when available), approved graphics proofs, production requirements and need dates.
  10. Along with the Graphics Production Manager and Project Manager (when available), execute a 100% quality assurance protocol for all graphics elements leaving 1220.
  11. Order outsourced graphic elements such as dimensional letters, phenolics, fabrics, etc.
  12. Coordinate installation of outsourced graphic elements.
  13. Responsible for graphics vendor management to encourage competitive bids for outsourced graphic elements.
  14. Provide graphic care instructions for all project graphic elements to the Project Manager for inclusion in the Maintenance Manual.
  15. Generate final files and production archive for Maintenance Manual and 1220 records. Control records/samples storage for all projects and generate as-built information and version management for future updates or repeat production.
  16. Issue work orders for any job that is entirely graphic based.
  17. Potentially travel to the project site to oversee the installation of graphics
  18. All Other Duties as Assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS TO BE CONSIDERED

  • Requires a College Degree and/or 5+ years of relevant project management experience in the industry.
  • Requires proficient computer skills, specifically the utilization of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office programs.
  • Graphic production or graphic project management experience required.
  • Ability to work with clients, production crew, designers, and account executives.
  • Requires highly developed and proven customer service and organizational skills.
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings, blueprints, and diagrams.
  • Self-starter, solid organizational skills, strong leadership abilities.
  • Must exhibit a positive and involved team attitude to all departments and maintain open communication with all co-workers for the best overall performance of 1220.

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

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