Lead Clay Modeler

Job Description:

  • Creative Lead Clay Modeler can develop clay and hard models from sketches, blueprints, and verbal design direction, at a high level with regard to aesthetics and detail.
  • Assist leading team to meet the demands of program deliverables.
  • Use past experience to accommodate the unforeseen changes that occur in the development process. Act as a positive mentor to others.
  • Class A Surfacing/ highlighting
  • Sketch modeling
  • Ability to work with and provide guidance to other clay modelers and mill operators
  • Strong understanding of armature construction, fabrication, and setup
  • Able to read and interpret blueprints
  • Ability to comprehend project timing, milestones and advocate tasks to completion
  • Experience operating Tarus 5 axis mill
  • Assume a leadership role on a project to project basis


  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum eight years’ experience in clay model making
  • Strong skills in working within a creative design environment and customer interface

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time as well as frequently kneel and/or crouch

Category Design

Function Engineering

Req ID JN -052019-111463