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PAID INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: SCULPTURE STUDIO ASSISTANT

COMPANY OVERVIEW – Based in Macungie, PA (near Allentown), Smooth-On, Inc. is a 120 year old manufacturer of liquid rubbers, liquid plastics, foams and other materials used by artists and industrial companies all over the world for a variety of applications.

SOME APPLICATIONS FOR SMOOTH-ON PRODUCTS INCLUDE:

SPECIAL EFFECTS – Movies such as James Bond, Harry Potter, Lord Of The Rings, The Hobbit, The Matrix, Jurassic Park, Star Wars, Terminator, Star Trek and others too numerous to mention have all used our materials to make their creations come to life.

STAGE AND THEME PARK SET CONSTRUCTION – Universal Studios, Disney World, Broadway Production Houses, Department Stores (Macy’s) and companies use our materials to produce themed environments, stage sets, props and more.

INDUSTRIAL – The US Military as well as every airline in the world specifies Smooth-On adhesives for bonding applications. Our liquid rubbers, plastics and foams are used for prototyping, making industrial parts, road repair and hundreds of other applications.

Description

Smooth-On is currently seeking two (2) Sculpture Studio Assistants specializing in representational and figure sculpting. Interns will be assisting in the completion of an indoor onsite sculpture installation. Materials will be provided.

Responsibilities

Shaping, detailing, and finalizing the construction of armatures, sculptures, and castings for attachment-to Tree Project Installation. Interns will be under the supervision of a lead sculptor. Sculpting, mold making, casting, acrylic painting techniques and 3d printed elements may be utilized in this project. Work progress will be reviewed weekly and documented though video and photography.

Desired qualities and experience

• Prior sculpting experience.
• Molding making experience.
• Working knowledge of a variety of sculpting tools.
• Experience digitally sculpting on current 3-D modeling software packages also a plus.

Required

• Meticulous attention to detail.
• Ability to meet deadlines.
• Individual must be curious and willing to learn.
• Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.

This is a temporary paid ($15.00 an hour) internship ending December 2015. Please provide images of a minimum of three (3) examples demonstrating previous work

*Important: Intern acknowledges and agrees that all work done on behalf of Smooth-On will remain 100% the property of Smooth-On, Inc. and that he/she will have no ownership claim whatsoever. Intern also agrees that all video and images associated with using company materials and doing work for Smooth-On, Inc. including video and images of the intern can be used for company promotional purposes without restriction and in perpetuity.*

Opportunity posted on: September 30, 2015