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Art Direction Intern

Meow Wolf

Location: Grapevine, Texas
Type: Part-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: September 16, 2022
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Since our founding in 2008 as an artists collective, Meow Wolf has focused on supporting artists with paid positions. Our team in Santa Fe currently consists of 300+ staff a diverse group of artists, fabricators, designers, engineers, and producers collaborating towards a common goal: create immersive, interactive art experiences for participants of all ages and abilities. ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP Meow Wolf is proud to provide one of a kind experience to university students through our internship program. We are currently working on building a Meow Wolf exhibition in Grapevine, Texas, and are looking for creative, passionate interns to join our installation team to take this exciting project to completion. This is a part-time internship with no more than 29 hours per week and is expected to be in person at Grapevine Mills Mall. Students will be paid $18.00 per hour and be working with company leaders and experts in their field. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in a Texas-based college or university. WHAT WE OFFER OUR INTERNS An hourly wage of $18.00 Part-time flexible internship, no more than 29 hours per week. College credit is available through your university upon request. A letter of recommendation upon successful completion of the internship. Support from a Meow Wolf mentor who is assigned to each student. In field experience and specialty training. Access to Meow Wolf senior leadership, and the opportunity to grow and learn from industry experts and company leaders. WHAT YOU NEED TO APPLY Enrolled at a Texas-based college or university. Live within commuting distance of Grapevine for the internship time period. Discretion. Many of our projects are still a secret. Commitment and self-directed initiative. Availability for the entire Internship duration from February 6, 2023 - April 28 This is a part-time position, to be within the hours of 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday. Art Direction Internship Job Description Art Directors are the front-line creative representatives to the contractors, vendors, and installers working in the Exhibition during construction and installation. Their role is to make sure the execution matches the creative vision as created by the Creative Directors. The Art Direction Intern will work closely with Creative Directors and Field Art Directors to help coordinate the project with internal Meow Wolf staff such as Show Managers, Technical Directors, Production Designers and Construction Managers. They will also be learning about outside vendor relationships and how to manifest the Meow Wolf creative vision. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Work with vendors to ensure seamless coordination with onsite work. Assist Creative Directors and Art Directors with in-field creative and design decisions. Assist external collaborating artists with installation decisions. Coordinate between Creative Directors, Field Art Directors, Collaborating Artists and Vendors to orchestrate the larger creative vision. Assist with communication between Creative Directors, Art Directors and Project Managers as the needs arise. Help to continually update the Art Direction packages for the anchor spaces with updated photos and other useful information. To assist in brainstorming creative solutions to inevitable complications Assist with the supervision of in-field design and fabrication of guest spaces. Will perform interdisciplinary hands-on work. Qualifications: An artistic practice in a visual medium like, but not limited to, painting, sculpture, or Scenic Design. A portfolio with recent work that demonstrates artistic and production capabilities that are relevant. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and remain calm under pressure. Ability to problem-solve quickly under stressful conditions. An ability to verbally and visually communicate creative ideas. Computer literacy skills Ability to work with Google Suite Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Learning Objectives: Learn how a major entertainment project is constructed and coordinated with various stakeholders. Learn leadership skills that maintain the core vision of the project while simultaneously empowering the creative input of the whole project team. Develop skills on how to manage a project on-site. Help with making design decisions on a moment's notice to keep the project moving. Learn how to communicate with outside artists, construction managers, vendors, operations managers, and other project personnel. Working on a construction site and how it operates. Learn how to manage projects with hard deadlines. JOIN MEOW WOLF The organization is comprised of individuals who inspire creativity in people's lives through art and exploration, so that our combined imaginations can transform the world we live in. Every role is a vital component and thereby essential in creating exhibitions that will serve as anchors, borne in deep radical collaboration with local artists and communities, thus fueling our social impact initiatives. Each hire allows us to enhance our surrounding communities and the true source of our creativity, reputation, and vitality. Meow Wolf is committed to our DIY roots and grassroots community support principles. To document that commitment, we converted our legal designation into a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation and have certified as a B Corporation. As a B Corp, we have a triple bottom line of supporting financial, social and environmental wellbeing in our community. Our four areas of impact are: Respect for Creative Communities Respect for Collaborating Artists Respect for our Environment Respect for our Employees BENEFITS The choices we make concerning our benefits during enrollment periods are among the most important we select for ourselves and our families. As part of the total compensation package for full-time employees, Meow Wolf offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes various options to meet individual healthcare and financial needs along with many perks. Medical Insurance options: PPO & HSA Dental & Vision Insurance Company Paid Life Insurance Policy & Long-Term Disability Coverage Voluntary Short-term Disability & Critical Illness Policies Company Paid Employee Assistance Program Paid Parental Leave for 12 weeks Discount off Meow Wolf Gift Shop Merch Admission to Meow Wolf attractions for employees and guests 401k Retirement Plan And more benefits specific to the location of the role Please visit www.meowwolf.com/careers for more information. COME AS YOU ARE Meow Wolf is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to ensuring all employees enjoy and thrive in a work environment where differences make us the vibrant, wonderful community we are! 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