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Creative Architect/Mechanical Engineer

Parallel Development Ltd Parallel Development Ltd Employer:
Brooklyn, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Apr 6 '18Posted on:

Parallel Development is looking for a creative architect or industrial designer to work on a wide range of architectural, media and fine arts projects. We're an engineering / design / fabrication outfit in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, specializing in electronic media systems and custom LED displays.

We collaborate with designers, artists and architects to bring their visions to life.  We have an informal, but high energy studio atmosphere, and we value innovation and creativity highly. The work we do is eccentric & atypical, our team needs someone who matches these attributes and appreciates a challenge!

Duties will include the following:

  • designing mechanical components for a variety of art installations
  • producing 2-D drawings of our installations to interface with building architects and contractors
  • producing shop drawings for sheet-metal parts; interfacing with and managing vendors to produce those parts
  • some project management of assigned projects
  • fabrication and assembly in our shop (minimal)

Our ideal candidate would have the following skills:

  • solid working knowledge of AutoCAD, Solidworks, and Rhino
  • familiarity with metalworking and woodworking
  • knowledge of construction methods/architectural foundations
  • equally comfortable in a design studio and a fabrication shop

In order to apply, please send a brief cover letter (including work availability), resume, and portfolio in a single PDF to aza@parallel.nyc.

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