Model Shop Assistant

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Wilson Butler Architects is an innovative and collaborative design studio specializing in arts and entertainment experiences. ( Our award-winning portfolio features varying projects from theater restorations to new entertainment spaces on cruise ships. The firm’s open studio environment encourages a creative process. We are looking for a Model Shop Intern to join our expanding team.

We are seeking an architect/designer who has a passion for building physical models to work with our various design teams. Our design process uses every tool at our disposal and it is grounded by hands-on model building throughout, from a project's programming phase through full scale mock-ups during construction.


A professional degree in Architecture is desired but not required. A qualified candidate must have experience making models, preferably architectural. Experience of 1-2 years, within a professional company is preferred. They must be well acquainted working within a fast paced, quick changing design environment. Attention to detail and finish is very important. Skills should include, but not be limited to, working in foam board, card, basswood and various plastics. Spray painting and model lighting a plus. Comfort with Revit navigation and modelling, Illustrator and Photoshop graphical skills are required. Modelling/drawing in Rhino and AutoCAD, laser cutter, part drafting and operation, photography, artistic/graphic design are a plus.

What aspect of your career and skills do you want to grow?

We encourage our staff to develop their skills and offer meaningful contributions to the firm. Our size allows for each team member to try their hand at every aspect of the design process. However, this is a product of more than our size, it emanates from the attitude and culture of our Directors and Associates. Our leadership actively engages the staff in all aspects of the design process as well as the business. We encourage our employees, when their skills and ambition dictate, to lead client meetings, manage the redesign of our website and open new project sectors. Your ideas and voice will be heard.


Salary commensurate with experience. We offer many benefits including health, dental, and a competitive 401k plan, bonus opportunities, professional development and licensure support, holiday, vacation, and sick time. Wilson Butler Architects Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. EOE M/F/H/V. Please send cover letter, resume, portfolio, and salary requirements.

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