National Theatre of Scotland: Design Assistant 

Pay: £2000 fee
Closing date: Tue 7 Feb 2023: 5pm

National Theatre of Scotland are seeking to work with a Design Assistant on their upcoming production Thrown, with a view to developing the pool of talent working in this discipline in Scottish theatre.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with some scenic design experience to develop their skills and gain experience on a touring production. You will work closely with the set designer and the rest of the production team to help realise the design of this exciting new production, premiering this summer.

This role would particularly suit a student, recent graduate or emerging artist who wants to develop their skills and expand their craft.

How to Apply

Application deadline: Tue 7 February 2023, 5pm
Freelance fee: £2000
Start Date: On a flexible basis from now – 1 July 2023
Interview Dates: Wed 15 February 2023 TBC

Application format: please send an email, audio, or virtual CV and cover letter to

For more information on how to apply you can also call Ailie Crerar-Blythe at National Theatre of Scotland on 0141 221 0970 or email

National Theatre of Scotland is an accredited Living Wage employer, and freelance rates are offered with consideration to relevant union guidance.

At the National Theatre of Scotland, they aim to provide an anti-oppressive environment for people from all backgrounds and do not discriminate against based on race, national or ethnic background, citizen status, hair texture, hairstyle, sex, sexual orientation, gender(s), gender expression, age, religion, language, deaf, disability, neurodiversity, chronic conditions, mental health, socio-economic status, educational background, pregnancy or maternity/paternity, marriage or civil partnership, class, immigration status, nor cultural markings and/or tattoos due to religious rituals from pre-colonial cultural practices.

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Closing date: Tue 7 Feb 2023: 5pm