Draftsman/Detailer

The New York office of Frost Productions is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Draftsman/Detailer who is based in the Tri-State area (New York, New Jersey and Connecticut).

Salary Range: $25.00+ per hour; commensurate with experience

This position involves all phases of drafting, construction detailing, material specifications and renderings for high-quality scenic elements, exhibits, cabinetry and props.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with the Fabrication Manager to bring concepts to final design, fabrication, and installation
  • Participate in site surveys and planning meetings
  • Drafting in Vectorworks for construction, as well as generating “as built” drawings
  • Problem solving through creative interpretation of drawings, renderings, or thumbnails
  • Monitor the fabrication process in the scene shop to maintain quality standards
  • Site installation supervision when required
  • Some overnight and weekend work as needed

Position Requirements:

  • Practical experience in all phases of construction involving a wide variety of materials as well as the application of wood and scenic finishes
  • Hands-on participation in both the shop and in field work as needed
  • General knowledge of exhibit fabrication, cabinetry, and theatrical construction
  • Ability to take a project from start to finish with minimal direction
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Punctuality, professionalism, and a positive, collaborative attitude when working with clients and co-workers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 12+ years of experience
  • Comfortable working with heavy equipment such as boom lifts and forklifts
  • Valid driver’s license

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to careers@frostproductions.biz with the title of the job you are applying for in the subject line.