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Experienced Craftsperson Metalwork/ Sculptor, Cox London

  • 31st December 2019
  • London
  • Full time
  • Paid (£30k-40k)
  • crafts
  • Robert Alcalay Robert@coxlondon.com

Description

Cox London is an atelier design studio and workshop producing unique, custom-made sculptural design. Sculptors Christopher and Nicola Cox, the founders of the company, began producing furniture and lighting in the mid-1990’s, bonding over a shared love of the decorative arts and traditional processes. Today their pieces can be found in some of the most fascinating and beautiful properties in the world.

We are recruiting for an experienced and talented metalsmith craftsperson to join our creative and friendly production workshop team. This is a position which would suit a person who is time-served working in fine art bronze foundries or artist/design studios, involved in manufacturing high quality functional interior products or sculpture, in metals such as bronze, brass and steel.

As an experienced metalwork technician, you will be required to chase and fabricate designs and limited edition pieces to company standards, within specification, in-full and on time. We are looking for a professional and creative person, able to provide brilliant quality work and have a passion for making.

We favour people who are hardworking, diligent, take responsibility for their actions and are team-spirited. You need to be flexible, organised, reliable and happy to help your colleagues in any way when needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Fabrication of brass lighting or furniture from raw materials

Fabrication of steel or iron lighting or furniture

Assembly of cast bronze components to create functional sculptural products

Ability to train others in metalwork processes

Tig Welding

Silver Soldering

Soft Soldering

Metal Chasing

Jig and pattern making

Fabrication of brass components

Lathe Work

Polishing

Required Skills, Attributes and Experience:

Typically 10 years experience or more- post training

Experience within the arts or interior product manufacturing is important

Must be time served as a bronze chaser or metal furniture maker working mainly in bronze and brass

Ability to use computer tablets for the recording of information on jobs

Proven experience in making high-end sculptural products

Knowledge of luxury furniture and lighting manufacturing

Demonstrable taking a brief through to completion

Excellent attention to detail

Excellent communication skills

Excellent team working skills

Be passionate about metalwork.

Show integrity, focus and professionalism.

London Based