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Fabrication Design Coordinator

Kounkuey Design Initiative Kounkuey Design Initiative Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Mon, Jan 8 '18Posted on:

Job Opening: June 2018

Closing date: When Filled

KDI is currently seeking a fabrication design coordinator to add to our growing team of about 15 staff in downtown Los Angeles, CA. This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated and creative self-starter to work directly with under-resourced communities throughout Southern California. The candidate will work in a highly collaborative interdisciplinary studio environment including landscape architects,
urban planners, artists, community organizers, and program development specialists. The candidate should excel in design thinking with strong representation skills with an emphasis on 3-D modeling and fabrication of site scale architecture.

Job Responsibilities:
• Lead the design for projects including vacant lot activations, complete
streets demonstrations, play streets, and mobile architecture.
• Lead the documentation of elements such as street furnishings, play
elements, shade structures, kiosks and mobile carts.
• Project management and budgeting
• Rhino and Physical modeling
• Setting up files for digital fabrication
• Coordination with fabricators across different media (metal, wood, plastic)
• Operation of basic shop equipment
• Mentorship and management of design associates


Qualifications:
• Degree in Architecture, Landscape, Product or Industrial design.
• 3+ years relevant work experience
• Proficient in AutoCAD
• Proficient hand drawing
• Excellent skills in Adobe CS, Rhino and VRay.
• Excellent communication and public speaking skills
• Bilingual (Spanish-English), a plus.

 

Send electronic copy of cover letter, résumé, portfolio and three (3) references to: LAJobs@kounkuey.org

Subject heading: Fabrication Design Coordinator: Your Name

Portfolio should highlight digital fabrication work. Please include digital drawings and photography showing your design


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