Project Manager/Producer for Scenic Fabrication Shop

Job Description- Project Manager/Producer Full-Time (40 hours per week)
Department- Production
Job Dates- start 10/10/22
Pay Rate- $35 - $60/hr based on experience

Producers are responsible for managing, designing, budgeting, and supervising the installation of scenic fabrication projects from start to finish. Producers are the primary point of contact with the client and must have strong, professional communication skills. Producers use Vectorworks CAD software to design scenic environments and renderings for client presentation, and to create build drawings for the shop. Producers supervise carpentry crew during on-site installation and removal of scenic sets, or in the warehouse to load/unload vehicles. May work with Shop Foreman and Graphics Manager to develop the build approach. We offer competitive pay and a fast paced, fun, creative, and collaborative work environment.

Benefits Include:
Paid Time Off, Employer contributes to Health Plan, 401K for eligible employees.

Experience / Skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills
Experience professionally managing clients
Experience managing medium to large installation and fabrication crews, including IATSE.
3-5+ yrs experience in scenic carpentry, preferably in theatrical scenic and/or set construction, or finish carpentry
Working knowledge of Vectorworks, or AutoCAD
Understanding of cabinetry, woodworking/furniture construction
Minimum required tool set
Mac Computer proficiency
Ability to work as a team player under production deadlines
Prompt, responsible, and self-motivated
Professional appearance and attitude
Class C clean driving record, with experience driving 24' box trucks
Bachelor's Degree
equivalent experience

A Plus:
Degree in technical theater / set design
Forklift certification

About John Murray Productions

John Murray Productions, Inc. is located in Oakland Ca. and provides a design/build service to corporations, design firms, educational institutions, marketing agencies, audio visual and event production companies who seek to improve Sales, Marketing & Engagement through Custom Environments and Experiences. Established in 1989, our team of stagecraft professionals includes designers, project managers, and craftsmen with decades of industry experience informing practical scenic solutions for any space. From temporary stage sets to permanent exhibits, we are dedicated to a collaborative approach to any project. Our goal is to turn our client's vision into reality.