Studio Echelman

64 Coolidge Street
Brookline, MA 02446
www.echelman.com

Date Posted:
July 22, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Artistic/Programming

Type:
Full-Time

Studio Echelman Fellowship

Description:
Studio Echelman is offering a paid 2-year fellowship in our integrated Boston-based design practice, which creates projects at the intersection of sculpture, architecture, public art, and urban transformation.

Led by artist Janet Echelman, the design team focuses on the development and creation of large-scale artworks, both permanent and temporary. These living, breathing sculpture environments respond to the forces of nature - wind, water and light - and become inviting focal points for civic life.

Fellow will be immersed in a busy studio, working to solve real design problems and find collaborative solutions for large-scale projects. Candidates must have strong conceptual and design skills with 3D modeling ability, and be fully capable of project management.

The Studio Echelman Fellowship is open to all individuals who are enrolled in or have completed a BArch, MArch, MLA, MDes, DDes, or related design field degree program. Part and full-time positions will be considered. Flexible start date over summer or early fall.

Roles:
- Engage in the creative/design process of major public art projects
- Develop leadership skills in guiding design team process and execution
- Design layouts for fabrication using 3D modeling software
- Collaborate with leading international teams of engineers, architects, and landscape architects to develop designs
- Write material related to design concepts
- Prepare design proposals, presentations, and renderings according to timelines
- Develop and oversee timeline for concept generation, design development, fabrication, and execution of major urban projects

Qualifications:
Eligibility:
- Bachelor's degree required
- Completion or enrollment in BArch, MArch, MLA, MDes, DDes, or related design field degree program preferred
- Background in art, architecture, and/or design required
- 3D modeling software skills required: Sketchup, Rhino, Maya, CADD, or related software
- Proficient in Adobe programs: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign preferred
- Strong writing ability preferred
- Stipend payments require American citizens to have Social Security card, or for non-US citizens, proof of a valid work permit from US Citizenship & Immigration Services.
How To Apply:
Before applying, please familiarize yourself with our work: www.echelman.com Please email cover letter, resume, and design work/portfolio to: employment@echelman.com.
Apply by:
August 04, 2019
Salary:
Based on prior experience
About this Organization:


Studio Echelman explores the cutting edge of sculpture, public art, and urban transformation. Assembled and led by internationally recognized sculptor Janet Echelman, the design team focuses on the development and creation of large-scale artworks.

The permanent and temporary projects draw inspiration from ancient craft and modern technology. Using materials from woven fiber to atomized mist, the studio creates living, breathing pieces that respond to the forces of nature - wind, water and light.