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LEGO Certified Professional Ryan McNaught Is Hiring!

Ryan McNaught Hiring

Most Australian LEGO fans will be familiar with Ryan McNaught – Australia’s only LEGO Certified Professional. Well now LEGO lovers have a chance to join Ryan for 3-4 weeks of paid LEGO building. That wasn’t a mistake – you can actually get paid to build with LEGO.

There are 5 positions available, with the work starting on the 13th of October 2014. The work will take place in Ryan’s studio west of Melbourne. Applications (a single page PDF about yourself) need to be submitted by 5PM Monday 15th September 2014.

If you have some holiday time saved up with your current employer than now may be the time to take it.

Here are the full details via The Brickman website

Want to play with LEGO® bricks all day?

Now is your chance.

I am looking for 5 people to start on the 13th of October for 3-4 weeks of full time LEGO® brick building, so take some annual leave from your day job and do something super cool.

Based just over the Westgate in Melbourne’s west you will be working with our existing team on the coolest LEGO® project to hit Australian shores.

You will be physically building models with bricks, which means you need to have the skills to back it up, and we are talking not just building a LEGO® set or two, you need to be well drilled in the fine art of brickin’ it up.

You must be over 18 years of age be fully able to work autonomously under minimal supervision and be able to work to a deadline (yes that is secret HR speak for working late if needed – insert whip cracking sound)

You must be able to take instructions, learn from us and run with it.

Above award rates apply and who knows if you are good enough you may make the cut and stay on with the team.

We build in a fully industrial/construction style environment complete with an awful choice of radio station that plays too much Pearl Jam and Chilli Peppers so throw away the suit and tie.

What do you need to do?  A simple 1 page PDF document (only 1 page) telling us who you are and why we should take you on sent to jobs@thebrickman.com.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday the 15th of September.

Correspondence via the above e-mail address ONLY
You MUST be able to work a minimum of 2 weeks at any one time, preference will be given to those who are able to work the full period (as there is training involved before you start building)
No recruitment agencies.
No tyre kickers or time wasters.

Applicants must also be available for an interview after hours midweek in late September for our version of ‘Australia’s next top model – Builder’

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

LEGO Returns To The Ekka

Ekka Logo 2014

Following the success of last year, Ryan McNaught will be returning to the Royal Queensland Show when it kicks off on Friday 8th of August.

Brisbane LEGO fans will have a chance to see Ryan’s huge recreation of The LEGO Movie logo, as well as creations from the BrisBricks LEGO group.

BrisBricks have been showing off some sneak peaks of the Cloud Cuckoo Land build they will have at the show on their Facebook page – and it looks awesome!

The LEGO display can be found in the Courier-Mail Learning Fun Pavilion.

Ekka tickets are $29 for adults and $18 for children over 5. Family pass tickets are also available. All the ticketing information can be found here.

More details about the LEGO display can be found here.

Check Out The World’s Largest LEGO Darth Vader


For those of you who couldn’t make it to the event themselves LEGO has just posted a video of the giant LEGO Darth Vader and Yoda models.

In case you missed the news about the event; these models were built by LEGO Master Model Builder Dan Steininger with help from Ryan McNaught (and a whole heap of Australian LEGO Fans) to celebrate Star Wars Day yesterday.

When we heard they were building a 4 metre Darth Vader we had no idea just how huge that actually was.

For those of our readers in the Penrith area – the models are still on display. You may have missed out on the build but you can still enjoy the finished product.

Meet The Designer of 10234 Sydney Opera House

10234 Sydney Opera House

Saturday the 31st of August from 12-2pm. Sydney Opera House concert hall southern foyer.

LEGO Designer Jamie Berard will be joining Ryan McNaught at the Sydney Opera House for the launch of the 10234 Sydney Opera House set. Attendees will be able to check first hand how well Jamie captured the Australian landmark.

Special thanks to Whirlpool user Kayface for alerting us to this event.

LEGO At The Ekka

LEGO At The Ekka

Brisbane LEGO fans will have a chance to meet Australian LEGO Certified Professional Ryan McNaught at the Ekka this year. Ryan will have his awesome Love Boat model on display, and will also be doing a daily talk. Anybody heading to the Ekka should check it out.

The LEGO display is located in the The Courier-Mail Learning Fun Pavilion and is open from 9:00am to 7:00pm.

Ryan will also be presenting FIFTY QUESTIONS ABOUT LEGO WITH RYAN MCNAUGHT daily at 12:30pm.

Listen to the only LEGO certified professional in the southern hemisphere speak about LEGO and the behind the scenes tales in building the spectacular LEGO models.

Ekka tickets are $17 for kids and $28 for adults. There are also family passes available.

LEGO Display details here
Ryan’s presentation details here

Two Arrested for Vandalising Ryan McNaught’s Elvis Helicopter


Just a quick update on the earlier story of the vandalism of Elvis. Two 14 year olds, believed to be part of a larger group, have been arrested in relation to the incident. They have been charged with one count each of enter premises and wilful damage. Police investigations are ongoing, and it is believed that further offenders will be charged.

Via http://www.cairns.com.au/article/2013/07/01/244649_local-news.html