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SENIOR EXPERIENTIAL DESIGNER (FREELANCE)

LOS ANGELES


JOB DESCRIPTION

Giant Spoon is looking for a Senior Experiential Designer who has a wide range of design skill sets at a proficient level such as graphic design, production design, and architectural design and are able to manage and oversee other designers in these three areas. They have a very clear understanding of construction and aesthetics, and a vision for translating a concept into a three dimensional space. They have the organizational and project management skills to oversee a large team of designers at various levels on large scale experiential projects. They have the ability to independently develop all aspects of the design including high quality 3D renderings/illustrations and graphics. Additionally they have great interpersonal skills to work with the client to meet their needs, work with strategists and a team of creatives to develop the concept/story, and work with producers to stay on budget and on time.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead design of large experiential projects from concept to completion.

  • Developed understanding of a three dimensional space, construction, and production.

  • Ability to multitask, work on multiple projects, and meet client deadlines in a fast-paced creative environment.

  • Oversee an internal design team, and giving design direction during the design process.

  • Oversee external vendors such as graphic/print vendors, fabricators, and construction companies

  • Oversee install and giving design direction during load-in.

  • Have a cooperative and collaborative attitude. Flexibility to be hands on and assisting in a variety of tasks, when needed and maintain composure during high stress situations.

  • Work closely with the internal creative and production teams to develop the aesthetic, design the space, and determine feasibility.

  • Communicate designs clearly and effectively to a client through verbal and visual means and exceed their creative objectives and expectations.

 

DESIRED SKILLS

  • BA / BS degree in Interior Design, Architecture, or Industrial Design

  • 5 – 8 years of experience at a production agency, interior design firm, or architecture firm.

  • A variety of work experience is preferred. Production agency experience is required.

  • Proficiency in graphic design and spatial design.

  • Proficiency in Sketchup and architectural rendering.

  • Knowledge of a variety of 3D modeling and rendering software such as, but not limited to – Rhino, Grasshopper, Maya, Autocad, 3DS Max, Vray

  • Knowledge of building standards and interior design standards.

  • Experience in construction documentation and construction administration.

  • Experience working on an experiential production from concept through installation.

  • Experience with FF&E and retail.

  • Experience working with an architectural visualizer is a plus.

  • Have strong presentation skills and are able to to create, organize, and oversee presentations.

  • Overtime and travel is required and expected, if needed to complete a project or meet a deadline.

  • Highly organized and detailed oriented.

  • Quick learner and the ability to pick up new software.

 

SOUND LIKE YOU? EMAIL CAREERS@GIANTSPOON.COM.