Legoland Plans Contest to Hire Master Model Builder


Legoland Discovery Center Michigan in Auburn Hills is seeking Lego fans to apply now through Jan. 4, for the  position of master model builder, a full-time salaried position at the attraction.

The master model builder is a hands-on role that is responsible for maintaining and updating Miniland models and developing new features, exhibitions, and building new models at Legoland Discovery Center, as well as working with the thousands of children expected to visit the attraction. Contestants must be familiar with Lego bricks and have experience in the model-making or craft field.

During a two-day Brick Factor event on Jan. 9-10, participants will display their skill by taking part in creative challenges and building original Lego brick models in timed rounds of judged competition. The first day of Brick Factor will consist of two rounds of judged competition, with elimination taking place during each round.

The day’s top competitors will participate in formal interviews and the final building round on Sunday, after which one win the job.

“The master model builder is one of the most exciting and creative jobs on the market today,” says Hayley Anderson, general manager for Legoland Discovery Center Michigan. “We are looking for a high-energy and inventive individual who understands the colorful world of Lego to welcome to our team.”

Salary will be determined on an individual basis based on experience, and will be discussed with the top applicants prior to the final build round of the Brick Factor competition. Benefits are included in the compensation package.

Those interested can apply through the Merlin Entertainments Career website at to select Michigan – Auburn Hills – United States from the drop down menu, and click on the Master Model Builder Job # 4468 for the Legoland Discovery Center Michigan attraction.