Full-Time Entertainment Specialist (Scenic Arts)
Join the team at Busch Gardens Williamsburg where your talent will be an integral part of creating shows and events that are recognized in the industry and enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of guests each year. You will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from industry professionals in a fun, fast paced and energetic environment.
The Entertainment Specialist (Scenic Artist), will oversee the paint treatment for shows, consumer event buildings, park wide thematic packages, and additional elements such as props and set dressing.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
◾Assist with the creation and installation of theming and set dressing as needed
◾Preparation and implementation of scenic treatments for shows and events including scenery, drops, props, floors, etc.
◾Touch up maintenance for shows, park thematic packages, and events that are running
◾Supervise an apprentice crew as assigned
◾Maintain a clean, safe, productive and positive shop environment
Candidates with the following qualifications will be considered:
◾BA in Theater or equivalent experience preferred
◾Knowledge of traditional scenic painting, finishing techniques, and color mixing
◾Working knowledge in theatrical procedures, scenic painting tools and products
◾Experience working from paint elevations and reference materials
◾Ability to create samples and maintain a log of procedure and recipe for future duplication
◾Strong communication skills
◾Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment with some nontraditional hours
◾Ability to plan and schedule work and anticipate materials needed
◾Experience with basic carpentry tools, upholstery, soft goods and sculpture preferred
◾Experience with heavy equipment including scissor and boom lifts preferred
◾Must be comfortable working at heights of up to 100 feet
◾Must be able to lift and move 50 lbs
◾Must be able to perform outdoor work in temperature extremes
◾Must have a valid driver’s license
Submit application and resume to Busch Gardens Williamsburg:
Job Categories: Call for Artists!. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: artist, arts, entertainment, exhibition, and theatre. States: Virginia.
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