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Visual Art ,
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Crystal Hodges

Freelancers - art

Freelancer Requirements / Qualifications:

- Comfortable with and experience with

- power tools and hand tools

- working in a woodshop (table saw, panel saw, chop saw, band saw, miter saw, etc.)

- spray painting, latex and acrylic painting.

- laser cutting experience a plus

- comfortable painting different styles of murals

- Desire to continually learn new fabrication techniques and methods.

- Comfortable on construction sites and working directly with GCs to ensure the space is ready for installation and our schedule is known

- Knowledge of building & making dimensional art (how to construct things, improve a fabrication method, choose best structural methods)

- Able to juggle multiple projects at one time

- Calm under pressure

- Excellent people skills and communication

- Able to identify your own mistakes and seek improvement

- Google Drive, and Gmail

- Resourceful and knowledgeable on various art forms

- Must have a valid driver's license, be comfortable driving vans and box trucks (access to a car is preferred,but not required)

- Able to stand on a ladder for long periods of time- Able to lift 40 lbs

- Comfortable using industrial adhesives and resins.- Help keep our shop in tip-top shape and care for equipment, making sure tools are put away in their proper place

- Experience with events and/or on set (photo or video) is preferred

Other Skills

Do you specialize in one of the following specific skills or something else not on the list? Please be sure to point that out to us.

Carpentry: We are always on the lookout for talented carpenters to help build our large scale installations or set designs

Painters: We often do murals and look for painters with large scale mural experience to round out our team when needed.

Prop styling: We take on set design jobs and love to have freelancers with prop styling experience to call!

Set design: You would need to know how to layout unique sets, source materials, and make drawings for a team to build off of.

Graphic design: need to know Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign. You could either be helping with our branding collateral or laying out the vector file for a new large scale mural we are doing, and anything in between.

Structural engineering - Must have a structural engineering degree and proper insurance.

Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: Chicago: Fulton/Damen