Research & Development (R&D) Potter-Ceramicist / Studio potter assistant.

General information

Position available:

Research & Development (R&D) Potter-Ceramicist / Studio potter assistant.


12 months minimal (can be extended).


Full-time; 8 hours per day / 6 days per week.


Research & development (R&D) Potter-Ceramicist position available in Cambodia – Siem Reap for 12 months starting asap. We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual; with passion for ceramics and strong motivation to share his/her knowledge and learn pottery & ceramic. This person will be participating in all creative stages of our daily tasks at our production facility in Siem Reap, Cambodia. The role includes: working with clay, preparing glaze, working with the production team. This position is ideal to share your knowledge and learn a lot about ceramics production. Our production site can be described as a big studio, or a small factory. We are oriented toward handmade processes, helped by machines, thereby avoiding  losing the soul of the handmade product – and it’s a challenge! The position is open to M/F.

Job description:

-Development of new products following the guidelines of customers & designers.

-Development and catalog of new glazes & effects.

-Research in multiple fields regarding ceramics.

-Advising, improving and training of the production team.

-Contact with prospects & customers regarding new developments and own work.


-Volunteering experience

-Excellent communication and time management skills

-Committed to following a project through, from start to finish

-Knowledge of studio equipment and operations

-Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently as well as collaboratively

-Enthusiasm for working in a complex production studio/factory environment with a team.

-Creativity and ability to work on own initiative and meet deadlines.

-Basic computer literacy.

-Good English speaking (Cambodian & French languages are an advantage).

What You’ll Learn:
We want to learn from you; and also share our knowledge. You’ll be part of all aspects of the making process from start to finish and learn how a mid-sized business operates. We have multiple side projects that we need help with.

How to Apply:
Please send us an email, with your motivation, why you want to join us? We value thoroughness and will review the applications as they come in. If you need an answer back within a certain time frame, please let us know. If you are a selected candidate, we will setup a Skype interview with you. Please feel free to contact us for any further information. Thanks, and good luck!

Don’t hesitate to contact for further information or questions.


$650 per month, Visa & work permit at our charge. Can evolve during the experience.

Years of Experience required: 

1 to 10, important is understanding, willingness & involvement.