Our client has over three decades of experience as a fast moving creative leader in the Exhibit, Events, Environments, and Corporate Interiors.  They work with directly with the end user and with design agencies.  Currently, they are adding a Design Director to lead their multi-disciplinary creative team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Management/oversight for artistic crew working in scenic shop
  • Provide artistic recommendations that furthers the artistic vision of  Scenic Designers and is compatible with the budget parameters and life cycle of a touring environment
  • Hand sketch in isometric and 3D for crew personnel to realize intent; Pencil sketch story boards for concept approval
  • Serve as artistic liaison between the projects creative team and scenic shop personnel
  • Communicate to shop personnel the creative vision intent of the Project Designer; Provide artistic direction to scenic painters, sculptors, and fabricators
  • Provide instructions with clarity to persons in various levels of the organization

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Art and Design preferred
  • 10+ years work experience with scenic company or 3D design related field, preferably theatre
  • 2+ years of supervisory experience in scene shop preferred
  • Extensive Photoshop drawing experience and or similar programs
  • Must have strong skills in artistic drawing and wide variety of scenic painting techniques to satisfy production requirement and the creative requirement of the Designer
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must be able to travel extensively as required and work nontraditional schedule that includes evenings and weekends to meet production deadlines and rehearsal needs

Locations: Southeast
Salary: $90K-$95K + Bonus
Ref#: 1229