Paint Shop Lead- Orlando, FL

Adirondack Studios looks to add an energetic and artistic Scenic Paint Lead to our growing team. This team member must be a problem solver and hold proficiency to assist in building themed scenic elements for a variety of entertainment projects including but not limited to Opera, Theme Park, Museum, Public Art and Live Entertainment.


  • Understand and manage multiple project scopes, constraints, scenic intent, schedule, designated materials and techniques, and all other scenic specific information
  • Expert understanding and ability of Theme Painting Techniques. Experience with UV paint preferred
  • Ability to read and match paint elevations
  • Familiarity with high-performance paints and coatings
  • Familiarity with sculpting and texturing with various materials
  • Possess the ability to lead a crew professionally and efficiently
  • Able to communicate all task requirements to scenic artists


  • Understand multiple project scopes, constraints, scenic intent, schedule, designated materials and techniques, and all other scenic specific information
  • Direct and supervise shop personnel, teaching techniques as necessary for the scopes
  • Understand and manage the quality of finishes from surface prep to primer through top coat on all scopes
  • Work in conjunction with Project managers, Production manager, other Shop leads, the Florida Scenic Manager, and creative design as required
  • Evaluate, specify and coordinate color documentation, materials and methodology
  • Procure and inventory project materials, tools and equipment, addressing all needs in time so they may be procured prior to affecting productivity
  • Submit accurate Purchase Order Requests to purchasing for necessary materials
  • Maintaining project documentation, including but not limited to: scenic procedures, creative buy off, material data, and other project documentation for project closeouts
  • Report daily to supervisor: percent task completions, anticipated needs, concerns, crew hours and any other relevant information
  • Represent Adirondack Studios in Client meetings
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Maintain a safe, healthy, and professional work environment, showing respect to others and contributing to the team
  • Must be comfortable working on ladders and from heights up to 20’
  • Submit to any testing & background checks as required
  • Care, maintain & return of company equipment in your control
  • Perform other tasks as assigned


  • High school education or G.E.D. and/or one year certificate from college or technical school; or minimum five years related experience and/or training


  • There are physical requirements associated with this position. Work environment is that of a typical production facility


  • Vacation Accrual: 4% of hourly compensation accumulated annually, payable in March of each year or within 30 days of end of employment.  Accrual begins after initial 1000 hours worked
  • Participation in ADK Studios 401K plan following 90 days of employment and then at quarterly enrollment periods
  • Health Insurance offered to fulltime employees following a standard waiting period

This position will be located in Orlando Florida, 10 minutes north of Orlando International Airport. Shift is anticipated as Monday – Friday 6:30am – 2:45pm. Occasional overtime as required.

Adirondack Studios is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for this full time, hourly position without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

ADKS is always ready to meet talented and enthusiastic people to help us grow our business! We accept applications and portfolios at any time. g place to work and we look forward to hearing from you.

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