Lead Bladesmith / Knifemaker


Location: Washington, DC

Job Type: Full-time, paid


About DC Sharp

DC Sharp is the only high-performance kitchen knife boutique in the Washington metropolitan area. Located within Washington DC's bustling Union Market, DC Sharp specializing in hand sharpening and repair of all types of knives. DC Sharp is planning to create a factory for the production of their own lines of knives.


Position Description

DC Sharp is seeking to hire a full-time Bladesmith to become head knifemaker and lead our new knife manufacturing operation in Washington, DC.


Your responsibilities will include:


Our ideal candidate is hard working and has attention to detail. You should have great communication skills and demonstrate the ability to plan ahead, particularly through the design and build out of the new manufacturing space, as well as with the ability to plan through the production process and to address issues or problems as they arise. This role will allow you to be creative and hone your expertise.



Compensation includes base salary ($40-$50k), performance bonuses, health insurance, equity options, and other benefits.


How to Apply

Please send an email to derek(at)dcsharp.com detailing your interest in this position and your past experiences as a bladesmith/ knifemaker.


Candidate will be chosen based on experience.