TTS Studios is searching for our next Technical Designer. The TD of TTS Studios is primarily responsible for 3D technical design from models. The TD is responsible for working with the Head of Engineering to provide accurate, efficient plans for the fabrication departments. The Technical Designer is also responsible for creating construction plates. The TD reports directly to the Head of Engineering, manages the drafters, and works in parallel with other Technical Designers.
Conditions: 40 hours of work expected per week; sometimes more, sometimes less.
Paid Time Off: 5 days to be used at the Employee’s discretion; approval required.
Benefits: Healthcare and 401k after 90 days
Procedural Job Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:
Technical design of solutions per Head of Engineering
3d Autocad/Fusion360 drafting per Head of Engineering
Create construction plates from models
Some work on the floor as needed; specifically with sampling
Continuously and Consistently work towards improving drafting processes and standards
Self-manage projects to meet deadlines per Operations Manager and PM
Create and apply labels to all scenic elements per the PM
Create and maintain checklists for drafting projects
Participate in product research; order and experiment with samples to improve processes
Maintain clean office space
Participate in part standards creation and organization (cane bolts, caster plates, etc.)
Attend and contribute to Weekly Shop Meetings, Project Kickoff Meetings, and Post Mortem Meetings
Assist in creating parts and closeout documents for projects
Participate in installations as needed
Participate in Surveys as needed
Proficiency in 3D CAD (AutoCAD or Fusion preferred)
No less than 3 years of experience in technical design or similar operations in entertainment industry
High attention to Detail
Ability to self-manage as well as work with others productively
Able to manage multiple priorities and projects at the same time
Understanding of mechanical and electrical components
Understanding of sheet materials including plywood, hardwoods, plastics, foams, etc.
Understanding of construction techniques; including wood, steel, aluminum, plastics, etc.
Located in Charleston, SC, TTS Studios is a custom, creative fabrication and installation company that specializes in Touring Theatrical Scenery, Experiential Marketing Design and Production, Art Installations, and Custom Furniture and Millwork. The broad spectrum of work that we perform creates an exciting workspace that welcomes people from all walks of the building arts industry. TTS Studios is a Union shop and is proud to service the artistic communities around the country as well as at home.