Seasonal Sculptor, Macy’s Parade Studio

Moonachie, NJ 07074

Job Details


Job Title:  Seasonal Sculptor/Fabricator, Macy’s Parade Studio


Reports to: Director of Production


Job Overview:

The Seasonal Sculptor/Fabricator works on the production of 3 dimensional scenic elements for Macy’s iconic events including; the Thanksgiving Day Parade, Spring Flower Shows, 4th of July Fireworks, Santa Land and other seasonal elements.


Essential Functions:

  • Works as a sculptor, fabricator on floats and other studio projects

  • Acts as a crewmember on installations, set ups and take downs.

  • Acts as a team member for Thanksgiving Day Parade set up and other events as needed

  • Collaborates with creative manager and the production manager on methods of project planning and execution.

  • Performs other tasks and duties as assigned by director of production and/or production manager




  • 2 years training in an artistic discipline or equivalent experience

Communication Skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Able to read scale drawings and basic schematics

Mathematical Skills (if applicable)

  • Basic math skills able to translate drawings to material orders

  • Able to translate scale models to full size sculpts

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to multitask and collaborate with multiple artists and builders

Physical Demands (if applicable)

  • Must be in good physical condition, job requires physical lifting, pulling, pushing 25-50 lbs.

Other Skills

  • Must be skilled and experienced in subtractive sculpting of EPS white foam, armature fabrication and general rigging/attachment fabrication

  • Knowledge in silicone mold making and resin casting a plus

  • Knowledge or experience in welding, basic carpentry a plus

  • Must be self-directed, able to work with minimal supervision

  • Must possess basic computer skills

Work Hours

  • 40 hours M-F typical

  • Some weekends and holidays required including Thanksgiving eve and Thanksgiving Day


This job description is not all inclusive. Macy’s Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Macy’s Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.


September 8, 2020 – December 1, 2020



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