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Studio Assistant / Fabricator / Installer

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Studio Assistant / Fabricator / Installer

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Oakland, CA + 1 more

Job Summary

$20-28 per hour
Job Type
Job Last Posted
Job posted 5 days ago
Job Role
Carpenter, Artist Assistant
Employer's Industry
Arts & Entertainment, Warehouse & Manufacturing
Job Schedule

Job Description

Seeking a 14+ hours per week assistant to work at the studio of Gavin / Riveropolis studio ( a design/fabrication/art/education company & community space. Days/hours may vary depending on client  installation schedules (schools, museums, community spaces) and availability of assistant. 


  • Working in a Fabrication studio, improving and preparing Riveropolis sculpture/furniture and art materials
  • Transporting, installing and facilitating public experiences at schools, museums and public spaces
  • Riveropolis studio (facility) improvements, cleaning and maintenance


  • Providing design insight into the improvement and development of new public furniture, art and equipment  
  • Assist in developing Riveropolis online resources, promotion, special events
  • Administrative tasks, errands etc.


  • Experience in fabrication: with possible background in furniture making, industrial design, construction, sculpture, carpentry, plumbing, fabrication or engineering
  • Sound of body & skilled at lifting/carrying heavy, awkward items
  • Able to work collaboratively, to switch between a variety of  tasks, and complete tasks/projects independently.
  • Interested the mission of serving a diverse community of children & adults.  A background in education or community development would be a bonus

Business Overview

Our Story

Oakland based Riveropolis brings the magic of running water into the city by installing temporary creek-like water features in schools, museums and public places. Carefully arranged tools and materials adjacent to the water invite children and adults to rediscover art, craft and play.


CREATE irresistible products and environments inspiring children and adults to rediscover art, craft and play.

FOSTER a casual & creative social atmosphere aimed at reviving public life.

DELIGHT the senses with the inspiring properties of moving water.

SITUATE projects in diverse communities and locations.

Why Work With Us?

Through our commitment to crafting real materials - water, wood, stone - we bring art and play to an oddly diverse array of clients & communities. Work in our beautiful studio to build ingenious objects and help rescue a digitally fatigued world.

Team Size

1-10 team members


Culture & Perks

Family Owned
Casual Dress
Parking Provided
Pet Friendly
Community Oriented
Mission Driven
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