Want to be with us?

If you’d like to join our team, check out our listings below! If you’re interested, please use the contact form on the bottom of the page.

What’s it like working at 5 Wits Productions?


It’s never boring!

Every project brings new challenges and new opportunities.

These are a few of the things we like to see in our employees.

We also use the following software: AutoDesk Inventor, CamBAM, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash & After Effects, SketchUp, Rhino, AutoCAD, and a new one almost every week!

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    Creativity

    All our employees are involved in our creative process! Bring your A-game and your passion!

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    Work ethic

    It sounds cliché, but we rely on everyone to take pride in getting the job done right and sticking it out that extra mile!

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    Independence

    We rely on everyone to see the path ahead and know what they need to do to see a project to completion!

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    Adaptability

    Designs and plans can change on the fly – and so can we. We are always learning and teaching each other new things!

Electro-Mechanical Exhibit Design and Fabrication Engineer

A hands-on jack-of-all-trades with experience in all aspects of exhibit and attraction design, development, engineering, and fabrication.

Minimum: 3 years.
Ideally: 10+ years, knowledge of exhibit design principles, ADA standards, skilled at envisioning the entire guest “experience”

What We’re Looking For

  • MECHANICAL DESIGN/BUILD EXPERIENCE

    Minimum: Skill selecting materials. Significant hands-on craftsmanship experience with wood-working, metal-working, prototyping, product design, exhibit or set construction, etc.

    Ideally: Experience designing with moving components, knowledge of motors, pneumatics, hydraulics, bearings and linkages, etc.

  • ELECTRONIC

    Minimum: Understanding of the basic principles of control and comfort working with electricity, interest in learning more, fast.
    Ideally: Knowledge of PLCs and microcontrollers, Arduino, experience with control and feedback sensors of all types.

  • DESIGNS & DRAWINGS

    Minimum: Experienced reading construction and/or wiring drawings of all types.

    Ideally: You have the ability to not only read, but also to create your own shop drawings as a project may require. Hand-drawing skill can also be very helpful.

  • SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE

    Minimum: Microsoft Office and your choice of design software.
    Ideally: We use all of the following: AutoCAD, Inventor, SolidWorks, SketchUp, Rhino, Adobe Create Suite, various CAM packages for CNC router and mill, various circuit design and PCB layout software.

Designer / Draftsman

A top-notch exhibit designer, with skill and experience producing drawings at all points in the creative and fabrication process, from conceptual “design development” drawings through construction drawings which our in-house fabrication team can use to construct your designs.

Minimum: 2 years.
Ideally: 8+ years. Past work with cabinetry, interactive mechanisms, mechanics, electronics, lighting and sound is also a plus. The work is very creative and highly varied from project to project, with the opportunity for the right individual to define their niche here in this rapidly growing company.

What We’re Looking For

  • Critical Skills

    Minimum: Significant experience with educational exhibit, theatrical stage set, and/or themed attraction design.
    Ideally: Experience coordinating site-work/construction/fabrication of your designs. Precise and detailed oriented, with strong organizational skills

  • SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE

    Minimum: Microsoft Office and your choice of design software.
    Ideally: We use all of the following: AutoCAD, Inventor, SolidWorks, SketchUp, Rhino, Adobe Create Suite, various CAM packages for CNC router and mill, various circuit design and PCB layout software.

  • OTHER DESIRABLE SKILLS INCLUDE

    “Knowledge of relevant codes and design principles in the areas plumbing, fire protection, HVAC/mechanical, electrical, lighting, and ADA compliance.
    Estimating skill/experience for predicting the build cost of various design alternatives.
    Experience creating drawings for CNC fabrication – CNC router, waterjet, laser cutter, etc.

  • Oh, and:

    This role requires a confident self-starter, a problem-solver, who can visualize the right approach for a particular project and design accordingly, leading the team in the right direction, not waiting to be told what to do. Hands-on experience with materials and fabrication methods is highly valued.

Project Manager

Our growing exhibit & theme park design/build firm is looking for the right person to join our team as a project manager in a full-time capacity.

This position offers a lot of variety of work and constant stimulation, for the right person. It is essential that you be self-motivated, able to see what needs to be done, and energetic in pursuing those goals to completion.

What We’re Looking For

  • Communication

    Coordinating a team of internal and external resources to complete client projects, with professional, articulate, and attractive written and verbal communication skills. Comfortable with the vocabulary of a working shop, including mechanical and electrical engineering terms.

  • management

    A passion for scheduling and managing to meet that schedule. Skill reading shop drawings and other construction documents. Industry specific experience in the world of museum exhibits, theme park attractions, and/or technical theater. Estimating the cost of construction projects, budgeting, and contract administration.

  • Personality Traits

    Excellent, highly professional written and verbal communication skills. Meticulously organized. Schedule conscious. High energy, hard working. Good liaison for customers. A willingness to do “whatever needs to be done” to get the project accomplished.

  • SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE

    Minimum: Microsoft Office and your choice of design software.
    Ideally: We use all of the following: AutoCAD, Inventor, SolidWorks, SketchUp, Rhino, Adobe Create Suite, various CAM packages for CNC router and mill, various circuit design and PCB layout software.

FABRICATOR LEVEL I & II

We are seeking multiple fabricators to expand our team. Both experienced and entry-level, hands-on wood and metal fabricators with a broad range of skills are encouraged to apply.

Possible skills include wood working, cabinet building, laminating, painting, assembly and fabrication from shop drawings. Strong mechanical skills, and willingness to learn and do whatever it takes. We have a wide variety of work, with unique projects and tasks changing often.

What We’re Looking For

  • MUST HAVE

    Carpentry skills. Experience with standard wood shop equipment. Attention to detail. Reliable, honest, strong work ethic.

  • DESIRABLE SKILLS

    Mechanical knowledge and experience building things that move. Machining (mill, lathe, manual and CNC.) Sheet metal / welding. Wiring low voltage. Fiberglass. Experience with motors, actuators, pneumatics, gears, steel cable, moving parts. Painting, including possible knowledge of scenic painting materials and methods.

  • PERSONALITY TRAITS

    The work is highly creative and requires good team players with excellent collaboration skills. There’s no room for ego here, as we all do “whatever needs to be done” to produce a winning guest experience. The elements we build are highly interactive, with mechanical and electrical components integrated within.

  • arrangements

    The position is full-time with benefits. Rates of pay are negotiable commensurate with experience.

Contact Us

Please submit a cover letter and resume as a PDF. If you have additional documentation you would like to send us, you may email us directly here.