Senior Designer
Rock Tavern, NY Design
Job Type

UAP collaborates with emerging and established artists, architects, developers, and designers to deliver creative outcomes for the public realm.  We engage in all aspects of the delivery process from commissioning and curatorial services, through concept generation and design development right into fabrication and installation.  Visit for more information.  

A Senior Designer is responsible for developing creative solutions that meet the client's creative intent and considers constructability and budget requirements.  The role will also focus on advanced manufacturing technologies, specialized machinery, and fabrication, while drawing on mainstream engineering principles and practices.

Key responsibilities:

  • design sculptures and other installations from the concept design phase through fabrication documentation and installation support
  • create technical drawings for shop build and/or subcontractor fabrication based on designer drawings, layouts, and other visual aids
  • design and engineer custom solutions to challenging engineering problems to meet specific requirements of diverse project-based applications
  • draft detailed assembly/installation drawings for use by professional installers/contractors
  • research and order materials and hardware required to execute the construction of designed units
  • actively communicate with construction team and participate in the commissioning of units designed
  • works closely with engineering manager, project managers and productions managers to meet both budgetary and scheduling goals
  • understanding how to navigate complex problems
  • understand capabilities of machining and fabrication via the UAP shop and subcontractors
  • communicate with client creative and supervisory staff during the design and construction phases of the project
  • select and order appropriate materials for design
  • provide details to procurement department to aid in part and vendor selection
  • help monitor quality control
  • eye for design aesthetic
  • build library of knowledge of previous designs

  • bachelor's degree or above in technical design, engineering, and/or equivalent experience
  • minimum seven years of relevant experience in design/modelling/drafting/fabrication
  • Rhino
  • SolidWorks or Autodesk Inventor, and AutoCAD
  • solid knowledge of various fabrications/installations
  • sound knowledge of mechanical design and problem-solving ability
  • able to work under pressure and with minimal supervision
  • excellent team player
  • strong work ethic and focus on delivery
  • appreciate and interest in art and design 


We offer a comprehensive benefits package including 401(k), paid holidays, medical/dental/vision coverage plans, ESPP, annual bonuses and more. If you have the skills to excel in this role, we want to hear from you.

Thank you for taking the time to apply for the Senior Designer position.

UAP Productions LLC is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.