Just imagine getting in from work and your partner asks ‘how did work go?’ and you answer ‘not too bad, I built a spaceship.’
Sounds cool, right? Well, the folk at Lego are offering a job that will allow you to be an adult in a kid’s world for the rest of your life. They are currently looking to hire around 20 model builders, who will be building stuff for their attractions.
The job will be at Legoland theme parks, which is part of Merlin Entertainment. Below is the description, have you got what it takes?
‘This individual builds LEGO models in our off-site Model Shop- MMM Studios. Must have LEGO building experience and be able to design and build sturdy, accurate, complicated, safe and installable LEGO models for a wide variety of LEGOLAND attractions including miniature scale models and/or life sized organic models from prototypes, diagrams or computer generated instructions.
‘This position requires strong communication during design and building of models, good organization during the completion and documentation phases of the projects and a willingness to complete all tasks necessary to creating and installing models and displays.
‘Requires previous experience in LEGO model building, (architectural and/or sculptural), basic computer knowledge, a good knowledge of LEGO parts, good communication skills, ability to give and receive constructive criticism, ability to work in a team and a positive attitude. Strong focus, concentration, good craftsmanship, patience and a sense of humor are a must. Artistic education, background, or experience helpful but not required.’
They should make an Apprentice meets The Great British Bake Off style TV show to discover the most talented Lego maniacs out there. Watching someones Leaning Tower of Pisa come crashing down would make great TV, maybe.
Lego have bases in the UK, Denmark, Germany, Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates, although it is believed the majority of the 20 roles available are for their factory in Florida. You can search the job listings here, although the site seemed to have crashed as I
looked for a change in career attempted some research.
Meanwhile, in semi-related news, here’s some 2015 movies in Lego.
H/T: The Metro