Chicago Scenic is looking to hire an experienced painter to join our talented team.


  • Adhere to all safety warnings and guidelines and maintain a safe working environment
  • Mix color based on renderings and color-matching based on existing pieces
  • Priming, basing, and finish painting of all scenic pieces
  • Attend onsite work calls and installation calls in order to maintain or repair scenery as needed. 
  • Assist in organization and maintenance of workspaces and tools
  • Any additional tasks as requested by the Paint Department Head


  • Good knowledge of English
  • Demonstrated proficiency and knowledge of painting techniques
  • Ability to work independently and with a team 
  • Ability to work under pressure while maintaining a professional demeanor
  • Knowledge of mathematics 


  • Two-plus years of professional experience in a regional theatre, commercial scene shop, or similar environment preferred
  • Minimum one-year scenic painting or equivalent experience

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform and pass a fit test for a respirator
  • Standing for prolonged periods, climbing, pulling, and lifting objects weighing fifty pounds or less
  • Sporadic overtime and travel for job related installs, strikes, or necessary tasks


Please send your resume and salary requirements to