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Interpretive Exhibit Designer

Sperry Design


Wednesday, March 31, 2021


Please email and clearly indicate the position you wish to apply for, along with a cover letter, your email, and a link to your portfolio.

Interpretive Exhibit Designer - Role

As an Exhibit Designer, you will be developing drawings and production details for fabrication and installation of exhibits, drafting exhibition layouts for spaces, and producing three-dimensional designs of exhibits. You will ensure unique exhibit design solutions are carried out in a manner that encourages and cultivates creative thinking among team members, inspires their professional growth and creates new directions in exhibit design problem solving. Most importantly, you will create exhibit design solutions that will meet the desired visitor experience goals and objectives of the client.

Main Job Responsibilities

Be a part of the design team, and assist in planning, conceptualizing, developing, and refining design concepts.

Produce presentations, documentation drawings, schedules, and specifications under the supervision of the senior exhibition project designer or project manager/coordinator.

Work and coordinate with other in-house exhibit / graphic designers, writers, content specialists, and detailers / architectural technologists.

Plan and carry out workflow with team members to ensure projects are completed on time and on budget.

Attend design team meetings when required.


College / University Graduate from a recognized Design / Industrial or Environmental Design program

Minimum of 5-10 years of professional experience

Fluent in MAC and Adobe Creative Suite

Strong working knowledge of rendering and 3D modeling in Sketch-Up

Ability to create shop drawings or working drawings

Ability to read architectural drawings and work in scale

Ability to do conceptual hand sketching

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Aptitude in creating strong conceptual design studies

High attention to detail and strong organization skills

Excellent command of English (written and verbal language skills)

Creative, energetic, forward-thinking designer

Ability to visualize spaces and plan how they can be used in terms of interpretive storytelling, interior and exterior exhibits, traffic flow, reception, social and other areas

Mathematical and financial skills to estimate build/materials requirements and costs

Communication and interpersonal skills in order to liaise with fabricators, design group and project leaders to ensure that final plans are accurate and meet the intent of the design

Flexible, strong team player

Self-motivated and ability to be self-directed

Ability to juggle multiple jobs and changes, keep all jobs on track, meet deadlines and work within a tight schedule and fast-paced environment