3D Printing Technician for Legacy Effects

Full Time 11 days ago
San Fernando, California


Legacy Effects is an Oscar-nominated, Emmy-winning practical effects studio. We bring the world’s most iconic creatures, characters, and visions to life with the industry’s leading artists, designers, engineers & innovators. From sophisticated animatronics to imaginative prosthetic makeups, we deliver the unimaginable.


As the 3D Print Print Lab Technician, you will operate a variety of 3D printers and post-process printed parts in a fast-paced creative environment.


  • Remove completed parts from 3D printers and post-process to provided specifications
  • Set up new print jobs and perform material change-overs
  • Help maintain a fleet of printers to increase uptime and prevent build failures
  • Perform visual Q/A on parts, identify print failures, and give feedback to 3D Lab team
  • Assist in managing print lab material and consumables inventory
  • Perform 3D printer calibrations and test prints
  • Communicate lead times to 3D Lab team and studio coordinators
  • Maintain the 3D Lab and keep consumables organized



  • 1+ years of experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Willing to use personal protective equipment (safety glasses, respirators, gloves, etc.) for long periods of time
  • Willingness to work directly with heavy machinery
  • Self-motivated individual with strong attention to detail
  • An aptitude for computers and new technology
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs unassisted
  • Willing to work occasional overtime and/or weekends when needed

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience post-processing 3D printed parts
  • Knowledge of safe chemical handling
  • Basic knowledge of various 3D printing technologies
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