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 is open, independent and radical; inspired by the values of Barcelona, the capital of architecture and design, where urbanism was invented and where a local high quality and innovation-oriented research is connected to an international network of excellence in technology, architecture and society fields.

IAAC, beyond its educational and pro-research work, is an interdisciplinary and multicultural stable community that seeks permanent contact and cooperation among the hundreds of teachers, researchers, institutions and companies that have worked with us or that pursue the objective of provide solutions to the great challenges of humanity.

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)

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: as soon as possible, preferably before the 2nd of October 2017

Salary: 16 to 20 K€ 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 September 2017 to [email protected]

Email subject should be: Fabrication Laboratory Assistant – Job Application