Senior Exhibition Designer

Recruiter
A1 People
Location
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Salary
38-40k
Posted
01 Sep 2018
Closes
29 Sep 2018
Ref
10184-3861
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Exhibition
Job Functions
Designer

Who You Are:
A proven creative and dynamic visual communicator; with the ability to push boundaries. Producing stunning architectural concepts that engage and enthral. Technically adept you have the proven ability to see projects through to completion. You possess a comprehensive portfolio that oozes quality.

What You Do:
Produce striking, architectural solutions for exhibitions, live events and staging. Collaborating with stakeholders to translate customer objectives into physically engaging solutions that drive engagement and deliver positive outcomes. You will work with clients, contractors, specialist suppliers and project managers to develop your concept through to completion. You will be technically adept with a deep understanding of structural design, creative and digital technologies with experience of managing the creative design process at all stages. A highly committed team player you get stuck in and roll your sleeves up to support the business. With a proactive and analytical approach, you look to add value, support innovation and improve the service delivery.


Key Responsibilities:
Design of innovative, exhibition design solutions that exceed client objectives and drive customer engagement
Design of innovative live events solutions including stage sets and other event activities
Attending briefing meetings and participate in creative brainstorming sessions
Supporting Head of Creative with creative resource management and scheduling of work
Pro-actively collaborate with other creatives, designers and internal stakeholders to drive the conception of live engagement activities or initiatives that support content delivery
Development and presentation of creative proposals both internally and to clients
Technical development of construction drawings and specifications
Working and forging relationships with approved external suppliers
On-site creative direction and quality control of installation at live international events
Prioritisation and time management, ensuring deadlines are met and projects are managed
Pro-active involvement and contribution to on-going innovations and initiatives to promote our creative offering to the business and to clients
Pro-actively develop and maintain an understanding of creative, technical and digital developments within the industry
Promotion of creativity across the business, including creative capabilities and the championing of new and innovative design trends, technologies
Share knowledge and understanding of the industry, contributing to team growth and the development of staff with a broad spectrum of experience

Design Knowledge:
Essentials:
Highly creative concept development skills with the ability to communicate ideas through your own sketch work
Highly adept in 3D Modelling and visualisation, ideally using Cinema 4D or StrataCX but training will be provided
The ability to produce high quality, leading edge computer visuals and animation
A proficient communicator with the ability to develop engaging narratives and visual rationales that contributes towards creative proposals for client delivery
Confidence in ability to present proposals face-to-face to business leaders and clients
Skilled in design software packages, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and In-Design
Have a solid understanding construction techniques, graphic production and technology
Highly adept in the development of technical drawings and specifications using VectorWorks, AutoCAD or a similar CAD package
Ideally experienced in the on-site delivery of events with the ability to travel
An understanding of Microsoft packages: Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Passion for design and communication

Advantageous:
Capabilities across other design disciplines, graphic design, web, video/motion graphics etc
An understanding of social/digital media

General:
Act as a problem solver
Excellent eye and attention to detail
Seek to increase levels of performance and motivation
Effectively support junior/less experienced staff within the team and across the business
Ensure best use of the skills to hot targets to a high standard and achieve their objectives
Provide support to other international divisional businesses
Timely and effective with enthusiastic and professional manner
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
A team player with an affable with an approachable manner
Comply with company and government Health & Safety policies, and all the policies and practices
Embrace group values and vision
Understand Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services’ strategy and apply its principles at all times
Having an understanding of the Ashfield Commercial & Medical, its companies’ products and services.

Qualifications:
You will be qualified with a degree, or equivalent, in exhibition, event design or a related subject. Industry experience in a design, creative or event agency is required

 

 
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