S$ 4,500 – 5,500
Years of Experience
An exhibition designer will work on large commercial public exhibitions, showcase events, trade shows and conferences for trade, industry, or education, or on cultural exhibitions for museums, libraries, and galleries. You might also work on temporary displays for businesses and retailers, and sometimes special thematic exhibition work for overseas.
- Responsibility for seeing a brief through from the initial concept to completion. Come up with creative and innovative ideas, discuss the brief and design concepts with the design team and finalize proposals develop a genuine understanding of the client's brand, products, needs and objectives, as well as the motivations behind customers' buying decisions
- Create initial design sketches and computer-generated 2D / 3D visualizations, sometimes building models and prototypes
- Produce accurate technical drawings for construction for different displays and exhibitions
- Attend regular meetings with the creative team to discuss progress
- Meet with & brief suppliers and source products such as fittings, furniture, lighting, finishes and decoration etc.
- Come up with creative alternatives to meet project deadlines and budgets
- Keep up to date with the latest design trends, programs and technologies.
- Ensure all exhibitions and displays have a definite link to the museum's other collections and overall theme
- Make sure that the exhibition is compatible with the museum's own materials and conservation requirements
- Work with members from other areas of the museum, such as marketing, education, conservation, front of house and, most crucially, the curator, to produce outline plans to specification and supporting materials
- Liaise with graphic and other designers, audiovisual and animatronics experts, graphic video producers and multimedia specialists and actors to create a sensory experience for the visitor.
- Guide junior team members.
Candidates with relevant experience with at least 6 – 8 years of working experience in the field of work. Typically have a degree, HND or foundation degree in an art and design-related subject such as:
- Art and design
- Exhibition design
- Fine art
- Graphic design
- Interior and spatial design
- Interior architecture and design
- Theatre design
- Three-dimensional (3D) design
- Visual arts.
Candidates should show:
- Strong design, drawing and artistic skills, including the ability to do perspective sketches
- Creative, imaginative, and lateral thinking
- Effective verbal and written communication skills for working with colleagues and clients through presentations, written bids and reports, and designs
- The ability to work well under pressure and to think on your feet
- An outgoing and positive personality
- Excellent organization and time management skills in order to meet exhibition deadlines
- A flexible and problem-solving approach to work
- The ability to work collaboratively as part of a team to achieve a good design solution, sometimes accepting that your own ideas will not be adopted by the whole team
- Attention to detail
- Good commercial understanding
- Project management skills as you may be working on briefs from the initial conceptual design all the way through to the building process
- The ability to work with other specialists and an awareness of other people's particular knowledge and skillsets
- Knowledge of computer-based design programs, such as AutoCAD, Autodesk 3ds Max, Cinema 4D and Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
- An understanding of building works and production processes.