Matter Make is looking for a computational designer and digital fabrication specialist to join its team in Malta.
Matter Make, a forward-thinking design studio in the digital fabrication industry, is seeking a talented and motivated computational designer and digital fabrication specialist to join our team.
Based in Malta, we are an architectural design and digital fabrication studio. Our work ranges from small-scale architecture to interior fit-outs and the design and manufacturing of bespoke joinery for residential, commercial, and retail sectors. The studio operates out of a unique 900 sqm factory where all tools and equipment are in-house.
We are looking for a highly skilled and proficient user of Rhino and Grasshopper to lead our new Build Tech department here in Malta. Candidates should have a minimum experience of two to three years in complex modelling and demonstrate excellent digital fabrication expertise. The position also includes the programming and operation of a large robotic arm, where you will get to work daily in the fabrication space on several ground-breaking projects, such as complex robotic milling for timber structures and 3D printing of clay.
- programming and operation of a Kuka robotic arm, liaising closely between the design team and the fabrication team
- development and execution of complex parametric models for fabrication using Rhino and Grasshopper
- conduct research in material life cycles including pilot tests and projects
- driving new robotic clay 3D printing workflow and developing 3D models for printing
- collaborating with the team to drive the creative process and ensure the completion of projects on time and within budget
Key qualifications and qualities:
- minimum of two to three years experience in a similar role, master’s degree, or equivalent
- demonstrated experience in computational design and digital fabrication through built structures and prototypes
- advanced knowledge in Rhino and Grasshopper, plug-ins, C# or Python
- hands-on experience with large robotic arms operation and programming
- experience in material life cycle analysis and sustainable design practices
- ability to work collaboratively within a team and adapt to a rapidly changing environment
- resourceful, open-minded and positive attitude
To apply, please submit your CV, and a portfolio, no larger than 10MB showcasing your digital fabrication and design work.
Matter Make is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We encourage early applications as the position is required immediately and will be closed once a suitable candidate is found.