West Babylon, NY

Bestek Lighting & Staging is looking for a full time Scenic Technical Designer/ Drafter. Working closely with our project managers, and scene shop, our Scenic Technical Designer/ Drafter creates drawings for items that may not have an accompanying scenic design specified.

Reports To: Project Managers, General Manager

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Complete shop drawings in a timely, efficient manner.
  • Coordinate with project manager, and scenic shop to stay on schedule.
  • Have knowledge of a wide variety of building materials and scenic construction methods.
  • Work with shop staff in determining safe, sturdy construction methods.
  • Familiarize yourself with local and national vendors to determine correct sources for materials.
  • Ensure Scenery is drafted well within safety guidelines.
  • Engage in other drafting projects as requested by project managers, or management.
  • Work with project managers to determine project cost projections.

Qualifications & skills:

  • Must be proficient in AutoCad
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in technical theatre, or event design is preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to work well under pressure.
  • Excellent time management ability, and the ability to prioritize and be flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced creative environment.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively and be able to work without immediate supervision
  • Computer proficiency- Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel)
  • Ability to learn new technology quickly.
  • Knowledge of CNC processes a plus.
  • Knowledge of vinyl printing, cutting & mounting processes preferred.



Benefits Offered

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, 401k, Personal Time Off (PTO)

**Bestek Lighting and Staging is an Equal Opportunity Employer.**

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