Senior Designer- Exhibits, Trade Shows

Lanham, MD
Oct 12, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
Full Time
Our client is a world-class creator of experiential environments that delivers customized solutions for clients to tell their story, expand their brand and reach their target markets with innovative experiences. We have an immediate opening for a Senior Designer. The focus of the role will be to create branded environments including experiential marketing activations, events, trade shows, permanent installations and exhibits. The candidate needs to be self-directed, flexible team player, with great interpersonal skills, quick learner, efficient and to feel comfortable working under pressure. The Creative Department is a highly collaborative group that works closely with multi-disciplinary team members, account teams, estimators, and detailers. Senior Designers work under the direction of the Director of Creative Services and will thrive working alongside like-minded team members. Responsibilities: Design creative brand experiences across multiple environments including experiential marketing, trade-shows, exhibits, events, and both temporary and permanent installations. Create high quality presentations, visualizations and renderings, sharing 3D design files with partners, graphic design and project management departments. Strategically and professionally present complex ideas and designs to partners and clients during design meetings via face-to-face, phone, and email Knowledge of latest production methodology and basic engineering to produce stylish, functional solutions while also reducing the time to market. Demonstrate a solid design sense through each project. Take design direction from the partners, clients, sales representatives and Creative Directors. Operate effectively as part of a larger team under time constraints and be able to meet deadlines. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in one of the following: architecture, environmental design, experiential design, retail design, interior design, industrial design or exhibit design. Have a proven record of creative execution with 4+ years of experience. Experience is as important as creativity, intelligence and the right attitude. Strong graphic design skills. Experience working across multiple disciplines. Online portfolio. Mastery of 3D Studio Max and Adobe Creative Suite. AutoCAD is a plus. Have diligent follow-through on every task assigned. Exceptional people skills. Can handle the pressure and work on tight timelines. Can clearly articulate and communicate your ideas and the ideas of others. Be a self-starter Successful candidates will possess: Creativity : Ability to immerse oneself in our clients' brand, culture, products, and marketing objectives is indispensable. Strategy : The ability to think strategically and aid in research, strategy, and experience mapping. Communication : Excellent communication skills are necessary to develop and present creative concepts. Design Visualization : Applicants must have the necessary skills to present creative solutions. Leadership : Outstanding leadership abilities are crucial in order to motivate and collaborate with diverse teams. Preferred : 3D modeling, concept sketching, environmental branding, creative writing, floor plan/space development, presentation layouts and basic construction drawings. Knowledge : A working knowledge of technologies, materials, building techniques and event production methods is key. PI99754414