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Scenic Artist (Part Time) - HARGROVE

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Job ID SCENI030041 Date posted 06/04/2024 Location Lanham , Maryland Position Type Part Time

Position Overview

Scenic artist is responsible for accurately executing custom designs and detailing on scenic elements to projects. Working closely with the fabrication manager, paint supervisor, production manager, and the design-creative team in the layout, painting, texturing, sculpting, and detailing of all hard scenic elements of a project. This position reports to Manager - Fabrication.

Key Job Responsibilities 


• Interpret design renderings and callouts.

• Finsihes, lacquers, tints, was, spray finishing, brush, etc.

• Custom mix and match paint.

• Prime, finish coat, and seal all hard scenic pieces.

• Sculpt and carve. 

• Touch up, rework, and maintenance on completed projects. 

• Create pounces patterns and stencils.

• Attend show site installations as needed.

• Other duties as assigned.


• Follow all applicable OSHA and corporate safety protocols and regulations.

• Maintain a safe working environment by maintaining a clean, organized workspace.

Job Qualifications

• 3 + years’ experience in scenic artistry, finish painting, and carving or equivalent experience.

• High School Diploma, GED or equivalent experience required.

• Knowledge and proficiency with scenic or faux painting techniques and basic carving.

• Ability to read and interpret working drawings and renderings.

• Ability to follow directions with scheduled hours.

• Ability to work both in a collaborative team environment and work independently as the project dictates. 

• Communicate verbally, through computers, apps, and relevant software.

• Meet tight timelines and strict deadlines.

Competency Group

Deliver World Class Service

• Hospitality

• Ownership

Do The Right Thing

• Instills Trust

• Safety Conscious

Drive Results

• Action Oriented

See The Big Picture

• Tech Savvy

Value People

• Communicates Effectively

For more information on our Competency Group, refer to the Competency Based Talent Management page on Encore Connect by searching for the title or copy & pasting this URL Link ( 

Work Environment


Work is performed in a shop environment. Team members must adhere to appearance guidelines as defined by Encore based in a warehouse environment and when traveling, on an individual venue or a representation of venues in that city or area. When in the Fabrication Department, work will be completed in a temperature-controlled environment with exposure to dirt, sand, dust, and chemicals. The working conditions will vary between moderately quiet to noisy volumes. Working times may include irregular hours and on-call status including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays. 

The above information on this description is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.

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