Five Ply Design: Fabrication Internship


Five Ply Design is looking for an intern/student/recent grad who is willing to work part-time (to start out) helping to support our work in the shop and design studio.
Ideally, the candidate will be studying design, but we are totally open to anyone who can work with their hands and their minds to do great stuff.

who you are:
– good with your hands
– willing to learn 
– curious
– thoughtful
– focused
– passionate

who we are:
– designers
– makers
– problem solvers

 a typical work day will include:

– working extensively with your hands

– making real things, for real consumers

– operating digital equipment in the studio- laser cutters, CNC, macOS
– operating analog equipment in the shop- sanders, cutters
– working individually and collaboratively to get things done
– contributing to the design process whenever possible
– getting your hands dirty, while keeping your work clean

– This is a paid position- hourly, based on your experience and skill set

– Ideally, 8-16 hours per week during normal business hours

required skills: 

– the ability to communicate clearly and thoughtfully

– the ability to ask questions and listen to the answers

– the ability to self-direct, prioritize and multi-task

–  the ability to be critical of the details
– the ability to bring your A game to work, every time
– the ability to work in a wood shop environment- dust, noise
– the ability to use Adobe Illustrator- both MacOS and PC
-the ability to put your phone away while working

super skills:

– working knowledge of Universal Laser Systems OS
– working knowledge of VCarve Pro
-make a good pot of coffee in the morning

tell us who you are and knock our socks off:

– no phone calls, really