A new LEGOLAND Discovery Center opening in Philadelphia, PA in the spring of 2017, and they are looking for LEGO fans to apply for the position of Master Model Builder. If you are interested, or you know someone who would, description and details are below. 🙂
Have you always dreamed of playing with LEGO bricks for a living? Then you won’t want to miss this amazing opportunity! LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia is seeking LEGO fans to apply for the coveted role of Master Model Builder, a full-time salaried position at the attraction. Applicants will compete in an exciting two-day Brick Factor competition, set for Saturday and Sunday, December 10-11at Plymouth Meeting Mall just outside of Philadelphia, PA.
The Master Model Builder is a hands-on role that is responsible for maintaining and updating MINILAND models and developing new features, exhibitions and models at LEGOLAND Discovery Center, as well as interacting with the thousands of children expected to visit the attraction. Now is your chance to build your career as a LEGO expert! Applications due by December 1, 2016. The winner of Brick Factor will be offered a full-time job at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia as Master Model Builder. In the video below you can see Arizona LEGO fans compete for the coveted position of Master Model Builder, and give you an idea what to expect.
Here is some more information about the position: Being a Master Model Builder is a very exciting role where you will be designing, building, removing, installing, and repairing all models at the attraction, including MINILAND models ranging from minifigures to houses, and show and event style models of all sizes. This role is critical in supporting the day-to-day operations of the attraction, including liaising with customers and children across this busy attraction. The Master Model Builder must also have a flair for the use of color and ability to copy LEGO models from 3D prototypes, 2D drawings, and computer files.
Responsibilities of the Master Model Builder include: Following design briefs to meet the time, budget and directions given to build LEGO models for displays and marketing promotions. Maintenance and installation of all LEGO features; recognizing when models need repair, replacing or redesign. Managing the workshop to ensure areas are kept clean and neat while maintaining accurate LEGO inventory for all in-house elements. Act as a spokesperson for LEGOLAND Discovery Center to media outlets. Keeping informed and up-to-date on building techniques and technical methods. Maintaining contact with the LEGO Group. Enthusiastic approach to guest service, and proactive approach to interaction with adults and children in the attraction. Responsibility to ensure compliance of health, safety & security within the workplace.
Requirement for the position include: Passion for the LEGO brand and ability to share this enthusiasm with guests by teaching and engaging with adults and children throughout the attraction. Strong artistic vision and design skills. Requires experience in model making or craft field. Background in some form of model making preferred. Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multitask as necessary to meet a deadline. Great organization skills, detail oriented, and self-starter. Must be able to read drawings and sketches pertaining to model production. Ability to make quick and proper decisions. Must be willing to travel locally and regionally to conduct business, and occasional travel within the U.S. Possess strong communication skills (both verbal and written). Desire to work in fast-paced environments. Must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, weekends, holidays and special events. High school or GED required.
Benefits of the Master Model Builder position include: Competitive salary and benefits package, including a medical, vision, dental, life insurance and 401(k) matching plan offering. Share program opportunities. Free entry to all Merlin attractions which also extend to family and friends. In addition, you can expect continued growth of joining an exciting, global organization.
If you are interested in the position, you can apply online at the following link: MASTER MODEL BUILDER APPLICATION. Also, if you have friends and family who you think would be interested, feel free to forward this announcement. And if you have any questions, you are welcome to ask in the comment section below. I’m in touch with Merlin and should be able to get answers for you. 😉
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