Experienced Craftsperson Metalwork/ Sculptor, Cox London
- Closes31st December 2019
- TypeFull time
- SalaryPaid (£30k-40k)
- ContactRobert Alcalay Robert@coxlondon.com
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
Jig and pattern making
Fabrication of brass components
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.