Entertainments Scenic Construction Specialist - Scarefest - Stoke-on-T

Alton Towers Theme Park
19 Jun 2019
28 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Entertainments Scenic Construction Specialist - Scarefest Alton Towers Resort, Farley Ln; Alton Stoke-on-Trent, STAFFORDSHIRE, ST1 4DB United Kingdom SCENIC CONSTRUCTION SPECIALIST - SCAREFEST 219 This is an excellent opportunity to be part of our Entertainments Scenic Construction Scarefest Team within our fantastical resort. We are looking to recruit people with skills in multiple fields such as carpentry, scenic painting, prop making, sculpting, metal work and installation - to help us deliver our Halloween Scarefest Spectacular. This is a really broad role touching on all aspects of scenic construction and installation on a massive scale as this is one of the largest events of their kind in the UK. We are looking for a varied team with impressive material knowledge, and creative ability with a strong and dedicated work ethic in order to bring our event to life for hundreds of thousands of people. The requirements: As well as working behind the scenes, you'll also spend some of your time in a guest-facing environment so we need someone flexible, with a fantastic blend of creative and interpersonal skills. Your previous experience in scenic construction (be it theatre, film, event, workshop based or site specific) will have given you working knowledge of different methods of scenic production, including joinery, metal work, carving & sculpting, fiberglassing/mould making and scenic painting. Problem solving skills are a must as some of our venues are listed buildings or require installation around existing attractions at the Resort. The ability to read and work independently from plans is a definite advantage, as is willingness to utilise your wide range of skills by being both workshop based, and getting stuck in helping with the transport and installation of materials and set pieces around the Resort to any of our venues during get in/out periods. Being a great team player is crucial, and, as this is a very hands on role, the ability to lift heavy loads and work at height is a must. You'll be happy to work in and outdoors and definitely have a passion for delivering and creating fantastic, immersive themed environments