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About Merlin Entertainments Plc
Merlin Entertainments is a business built on fun. We're Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. As you can imagine, running our business calls for a lot of different talents. We love what we do and if you're as serious about fun as we are, rest assured an exciting career awaits.
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Master Model Builder
Yonkers, New York, USA
Yonkers, New York, USA
Westchester County
United States
Full time
12 Jul 2018
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Build yourself a more exciting future at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester!

Do you have the Magic in you to create memorable experiences all for the love of fun? Do you wish to cast a spell of laughter and enjoyment to the people around you? Want to join a team that creates smiles and memories globally on a daily basis. Then you have the magic to be Team Merlin at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago!

About The Role
This is a very exciting role where you will be designing, building, removing, installing, and repairing all models at the attraction, including MINILAND models ranging from minifigures to houses, and show and event style models of all sizes. We are looking for someone with flair with the use of colors for a wide range of model creations. This role is critical in supporting the day-to-day operations of the attraction including liaising with our customers and children across this busy attraction.

The Master Model Builder will be responsible for building complicated LEGO models for a wide variety of LEGOLAND attractions including, but not limited to miniature scale models and life-sized organic models. This individual must have a flair for the use of color and ability to copy LEGO models from 3D prototypes, 2D drawings, and computer files.

* Follow design briefs to meet the time, budget and directions given to build LEGO® models for displays and marketing promotions.
* Maintenance and installation of all LEGO features; recognizing when models need repair, replacing or redesign.
* Manage workshop to ensure areas are kept clean and neat while maintaining accurate LEGO inventory for all in-house elements.
* Act as a spokesperson for the LEGOLAND® Discovery Center to media outlets.
* Conduct building workshop classes and events include designing LEGO models and content.
* Keep informed and up-to-date on building techniques and technical methods.
* Maintain contact with the LEGO Group and LEGO S.R.O. to ensure the LEGO models. follow strict display guidelines.
* Adopts an enthusiastic, assertive and passionate approach to Guest Service, and demonstrates the Merlin Values at every opportunity.
* Responsibility to ensure compliance of Health, Safety & Security within the workplace and in line with the Group Policy (HS001).
* All other duties as assigned.

About You
* Passion for the LEGO brand and ability to share this enthusiasm with our guests.
* Strong artistic vision and design skills.
* Requires experience in model making or craft field. Background in some form of Model Making preferred.
* Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi task as necessary to meet a deadline.
* Great organization skills, detail oriented, and self-starter
* Must be able to read drawings and sketches pertaining to model production.
* Ability to make quick and proper decisions.
* Must be willing to travel locally and regionally to conduct business, and occasional travel within the U.S.
* Possess strong communication skills (both verbal and written).
* Desire to work in fast-paced environments.
* Must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, weekends, holidays and special events.

High school or GED required.

About The Benefits
In return you will find a competitive salary and benefits package (including a medical, vision, dental, life insurance and 401(k) matching plan offering), share program opportunities, and benefit from free entry to all of our Merlin attractions which also extend to family and friends. In addition, you can expect continued growth of joining an exciting, global organization.

About Us
LEGOLAND Discovery Center is just like jumping into a giant box of LEGO® bricks with an abundance of all things LEGO-tastic! With two exciting LEGO rides, MINILAND featuring the iconic landmarks of the USA, a 4D cinema complete with three films, themed LEGO play and building zones, there are simply more LEGO bricks under one roof than you could ever imagine.

Merlin Entertainments, plc. is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.

We offer flexible opportunities, in a totally unique environment. We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it… click on ‘apply now’.
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