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Design & Manufacture

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Design Studio

With more than 40 designers, art directors, and production staff, our design studio is a brain-trust of conceptual thinkers. We work collaboratively with clients to conceptualise and visualize incredible ideas. Skilled in 2D and 3D art and design, as well as world-building, writing, and storytelling, our work spans film, television, location-based experiences, and far beyond. Learn more about our design studio.

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From traditional handcrafts like sword-making and leatherwork, through to innovative 3D printing, 3D milling, laser cutting and robotics, our workshop floor is made up of more than 17 departments, all under one roof. On any given day, our artisans and technicians are making armour, weapons, creatures, specialty costumes, prosthetics, sculptures, props, vehicles, miniatures, and more. Learn more about our workshop.

Location-based Experience & Game Studio

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Location-based Experiences

From the epic to the intimate, we create unique & meaningful experiences. Our location-based experience division is focused on the exciting world of immersive entertainment, providing design and manufacture for incredible visitor attractions, installations, exhibitions, and experiences. With a crew comprised of artists, designers, and production staff, we take a cinematic approach to all that we do. Learn more about our location-based experiences team.

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Game Studio

Our game developers are a diverse group, passionate about making incredible things with technology. From launching AAA videogames on multiple platforms, developing immersive experiences driven by mixed reality, to helping clients achieve their vision with our renowned attention to detail - we love it all. Learn more about our game studio.

Tourism & Consumer Products

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With locations in both Wellington and Auckland, our tour experiences, creative workshops, and event offerings give us the chance to share our creativity with the world. Our dedicated team of tour guides, retail staff, and behind-the-scenes movers and shakers work tirelessly every day to give our visitors an experience to remember.

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Consumer Products

From high-end art statues to pop vinyl collectibles, souvenirs, board games, apparel and much more, Wētā Workshop’s Consumer Products team create cool stuff for fans and collectors all over the world. Our team of product developers, designers, art directors, and production staff work together with Wētā Workshop’s artists and technicians to develop each new collectible.

Production & Support Services

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Our highly organized Production team work across all jobs running through the Workshop, liaising with clients, tracking the production of items, and ensuring all teams have the information they need to make cool stuff on a daily basis.

Wētā Workshop is supported by a variety of disciplines who make things happen behind the scenes. Including Finance, I.T., P&C, Health & Safety, Facilities, Purchasing, Media & Production, Marketing & Communications, we keep the Workshop running smoothly and safely.

Talent Pools

Wētā Workshop is always on the lookout for new talent as our business grows. If you'd like to register your interest in working for us please apply via our talent pool listings.

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