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Our Ohio based client is currently looking to grow their production team. They are a full-service trade show and event marketing firm specializing in creating memorable trade show displays, corporate interiors, and corporate events. Their client centric approach is to get the right message to the right audience.

They have an immediate need for an industry experienced Exhibit Designer who is responsible for creating exhibits based on a client’s needs. Designs must reflect a professional and design-forward appearance while supporting the company brand. An Exhibit Designer is the creative heart of the project with an innate understanding of the three-dimensional space.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Communicate with the Sales Team and client to comprehend the scope of a project – client requirements, desires, and needs – to create a project that is structurally sound, constructible with the resources available, design-forward and within any budgetary constraints.
  • Through sketches, computer modeling, and/or rendering create conceptual designs that are readable, thought-provoking, and accurate to the constraints of the project.
  • Send digital copies (and printed/mounted copies if required) for Sales to use in presentation to the client.
  • Responsible for taking feedback from client and the team to focus the design, incorporate changes and modifications and re-render or redraw images to create a final design for presenting to the client.
  • Reviewing design concepts and details with in-house team to determine if design is within budget including the production of Redline Drawings to inform estimates and final quotes.
  • Responsible for choosing materials, colors, and any unique finishes within the constraints of budget and availability, and helping to keep the onsite material libraries current.
  • In addition to providing images for formal presentations, you may be asked to: provide Material & Color boards, assist in PowerPoint presentations, attend and assist in face-to-face presentations to clients (may require travelling), assist other team members on occasion to support the prime objective – to sell the project and secure a signed contract.
  • Responsible with keeping conceptual projects within budget and on schedule. Responsible with coordinating schedules with other designers, and managing time responsibly to meet project milestones
  • Communicate directly with client when appropriate (Sales Team will direct) on job related needs or critical information flow.
  • Along with the Sales Team, should follow the progress of a project through Project Management and Production to assure that the final project is reflective of the original concept “as sold”.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associates Degree or above in the Exhibit Design, Industrial Design, Architecture, or related field preferred but not necessary.
  • Proficiency in 3DMax, AutoCAD and Photoshop required. Experience in SketchUp, Illustrator, or additional 3D and graphic programs preferred.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in the Exhibit/Trade Show or related Design field.
  • Innate understanding of three-dimensional space a must!
  • Experience in public speaking, marketing, branding a bonus.

Location: Ohio
Salary: $75k-$90k Dependent on Experience
Ref#: 3007