IAAC Job Openings

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia is looking to extend its team. If you are interested in joining our team, have a look at the job opportunities below!

Company Description

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) is a center for research, education, production and outreach, with the mission of imagining the future habitat of our society and building it in the present. IAAC follows the digital revolution at all scales (from bits to geography, from micro-controllers to cities, from materials to the territory) to expand the boundaries of architecture and design and meet the challenges faced by humanity. IAAC is an experimental and experiential center where one learns by doing, through a test methodology that promotes real solutions.

IAAC team is a young, multicultural and multidisciplinary team of highly motivated architects, designers and engineers, focusing on the conception, design and production of novel projects and technologies.

IAAC has now opened the following Job Positions:

Fabrication Laboratory Assistant

Tasks include

  • Helping students and staff to use the machine of the lab
  • Technical support on students & research projects
  • Teaching assistant in Digital Fabrication
  • Management of booking system for students organisation
  • Basic setup, maintenance & upgrade of the lab and its machine.
  • Participation in projects development of applied research, Industrial applications, product design and knowledge transfer.

Topics include

  • Digital Fabrication for Architecture and Design
  • FabLab management & accessibility
  • Robotic Fabrication
  • Material research and performance

Required Skills

  • Expertise in Parametric Design and Digital Fabrication tools ( Rhinoceros 3D, Grasshopper 3D, Processing, Arduino, Laser Cutter, Milling Machine, 3D printers, Industrial Robots etc.);
  • Previous experience in managing students & interacting with a team;
  • Craftsmanship knowledge, applied to Architecture or design;
  • Autonomous, able to take on responsibilities and coordinate a team efficiently;
  • Willing to learn, motivated, enthusiastic and social.

Language: English (+ Spanish appreciated)

Visa status: Available

Working Hours: 40h per week, Monday to Friday, daily from 10.00 to 14.00 and from 16.00 to 20.00)

Contract type : Full time or Part time according to the candidate’s profile

Position Commencement: 3 September 2018

Salary : 16 to 20k € according to candidate profile

If you are in Barcelona, or you are interested in moving to Barcelona, and working with us, please send us your CV and Portfolio by the 15th of July 2018 to [email protected]

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