website
Enjoy $10 Off Orders Over $100. Use Code: 10$off

One guy got a dream job: playing LEGO® fulltime!

One guy got a dream job: playing LEGO® fulltime!

 

Yes, he is receiving monthly wage as well! But it’s not easy to get such a job!

It turns out that we all turned somewhere wrong. There is such a profession in the world known as LEGO® master builder. All day assembling LEGO and getting paid for it - isn’t this a dream job?! However, in order to get this position, you must pass a series of real tests. But James Windle made it.

Throughout his life, the 34-year-old man has worked in Tesco supermarkets. And all his life he adored LEGO®, which he started to love since childhood. He has been ordering new sets for every birthday and Christmas, devoted all his free time assembling and did not even know that there was such a vacancy as a “master builder of LEGO®”.

The announcement of such vacation, James saw on social networks and it would be folly to miss such a chance! He sent photos to the company of all those things that he built from LEGO®. And became one of 1000 candidates for this vacation! Such a contest!

James Windle LEGO Master Builder

At the last stage, 50 people were summoned to the LEGO® centre and given them half an hour to build. James assembled a hybrid of a unicorn and a monster, and also a scene with musicians.

A strict jury of children aged 4–12 years old rated the efforts of James, and he entered the top four finalists stage. After that, he met personally with representatives of the company. And one day, someone knocked on the James’ door. When he opened the door, he saw in front of him a man in a shark costume, who said: "You are hired." The man did not immediately believe it, he thought it was a joke, but that was how LEGO® decided to tell him this good news.

And since the beginning of September 2018, James has been working as a master builder at the LEGO® centre in Manchester. There are only 24 people in the world with the same job! The representative of the Manchester centre Jenn McDonough is pleased with the choice. “We had a thousand applicants for this position. Can you imagine how popular this job is? We chose James because he is ideal for this job - incredibly creative, talented, sociable, patient, and also - children love him.”

Lego master builder job

James, of course, is incredibly happy with his new job, especially since, as an employee of the company, he received a discount on LEGO® products. “It's like being a kid in a candy store,” laughs James. And we completely agree with him! 

On our website you will find a great variety of toys for any ages. From plush toys to remote control quadcopters and of course a large collection of custom minifigures!

Recommended to read:

The influence of toys on the formation of the child's personality

LEGO® sets leak unveiled the details of the upcoming Avengers 4: Endgame movie

Related Posts

Building the Galactic Senate from Star Wars: A Monumental LEGO Achievement
Building the Galactic Senate from Star Wars: A Monumental LEGO Achievement
In the world of LEGO, nothing is impossible for the most dedicated fans. Recently, a group of LEGO enthusiasts from t...
Read More
Introducing the Magical LEGO World: Unveiling the Harry Potter Gringotts Wizarding Bank - Collectors' Edition!
Introducing the Magical LEGO World: Unveiling the Harry Potter Gringotts Wizarding Bank - Collectors' Edition!
As avid LEGO enthusiasts, we all eagerly await the latest releases from the iconic toy brick company. And in early 20...
Read More
Explore the Wonders of LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle and Grounds
Explore the Wonders of LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle and Grounds
Welcome, fellow enthusiasts of Lego and Hogwarts, to a world brimming with enchantment and wizardry! We have some ext...
Read More
Lego has a new addition: the Audi RS Q e-tron, which can be controlled from your phone, has appeared in the Technic series
Lego has a new addition: the Audi RS Q e-tron, which can be controlled from your phone, has appeared in the Technic series
Calling all Lego lovers and Audi enthusiasts! Prepare to rev up your building skills and embark on an exciting advent...
Read More
LEGO Perseverance Rover Building Set: Explore Mars in Your Living Room
LEGO Perseverance Rover Building Set: Explore Mars in Your Living Room
The fascination with space exploration has now landed on your shelves with the new LEGO Perseverance Rover Building S...
Read More
Unleash Your Inner Hero with Lego's Epic Batcave Set from Batman Returns!
Unleash Your Inner Hero with Lego's Epic Batcave Set from Batman Returns!
Attention, Lego enthusiasts and die-hard Batman fans! Get ready to embark on an unforgettable building adventure as L...
Read More

Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published