22 May

Show Set Designer Jobs Vacancy in Thinkwell Group Los Angeles

Position
Show Set Designer
Company
Thinkwell Group
Location
Los Angeles CA
Opening
22 May, 2018 30+ days ago

Thinkwell Group Los Angeles urgently required following position for Show Set Designer. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Show Set Designer Jobs Vacancy in Thinkwell Group Los Angeles Jobs Details:

Show/Set Designer

Mission & Overview (Summary)

The Show Set Designer role is a CAD-based draftsperson/designer that needs to be proficient in AutoCAD, and have a strong understanding of design, materials, facility and technical integration, facility impact, and general fabrication and production approaches. This role creates and manages the development, organization, and assembly of an overall, high-quality show set design package that articulating the project’s creative design intent. The Show Set Designer communicates preliminary design ideas from the internal project teams for approval and to vendors for bidding, using sketches, storyboards, and photo studies. This individual needs to be able to read, create, and understand plans, sections, elevations, and details in a drawing package. They must be able to accept and integrate feedback and work under the direction of the design team.

Functions & Responsibilities

Takes redlined drawings and translates markups & implement the comments into the drawing package.

Works with team members in Show Set, Content, & Art Direction to expand upon, detail, and translate hand drawings (concept sketches, detail drawings, etc.) to CAD.

Works on multiple projects, preferably in different mediums (CAD, 3D modeling, hand drafting).

Works independently on a project as needed.

Communicates with all Technical disciplines to ensure show integration.

Identifies and communicates creative solutions to challenges, and maintains a consistent focus on priorities with persistent follow through.

Coordinates show elements with facility/architecture disciplines, including structural engineering, MEP, and interior design.

Completes other duties as assigned or required.

Knowledge & Skills (Minimum Requirements)

Motivated self-starter who is not afraid to take on new tasks. Also, able to work collaborative, take direction and work in support of others in a team environment.

Strong technical ability with various design techniques and tools, such as show set/scenic design and drafting, 3D modeling, architectural design (3D Studio Max, Maya, ZBrush).

Extensive experience and advance skill with the variety of software applications utilized by the staff for production and presentation including, but not limited to, AutoCAD and Sketchup. Basic knowledge of Revit is a plus.

Knowledge of industry standards in CAD production, package development, standards maintenance, and show set requirements.

Familiarity with space planning methodology. Working knowledge of the range of design principles and aesthetics.

Basic understanding of furnishings, finishes, materials, color selections, and specifications.

Intermediate sketching and rendering skills.

Intermediate interior architecture detailing skills, including elevations, reflected ceiling plans, MEP plans.

Familiarity with building systems, codes, and American Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and work on multiple projects concurrently.

Excellent communication skills: written, verbal, and graphic.

High level of organization and time management skills with strong attention to detail and ability to establish priorities.

Adaptable to change, willingness to learn, and a desire to accept new challenges.

Qualifications

2-5 years of architecture, interior design, theater experience, or industry-related experience.

Bachelor’s Degree in architecture, design, theater, or related fields.

Additional Responsibilities

As a member of the Thinkwell Group, you may be asked to participate in the ongoing development of the department. This participation may include:

Representation of Thinkwell Group at "industry" functions and conventions, including serving on convention panels or as a speaker;

Representation of Thinkwell Group as a competitor in design competitions;

Investigation and development of new technologies (or new applications of existing technologies) for use in Thinkwell projects;

Participation in the creation of "department-specific" marketing material as required;

Participation in the implementation and management of Thinkwell intern and educational outreach programs.

Company Description

Thinkwell is a full-service design firm specializing in the master planning and creation of large-scale destinations resorts, theme parks, museums/exhibits, live shows, and attractions. Thinkwell's innovative approach to concept development, experience design, project management and production comes from over a decade of creating engaging experiences and unique storytelling environments for clients all over the world. Thinkwell believes in original solutions, not off-the-shelf ideas.

Company Culture

Thinkwell’s greatest resource is its people. Our Thinkwellians’ diverse backgrounds strengthen the services we provide our clients and the experiences we create. We believe in an open and collaborative environment; our office is door free! We know great ideas come from everywhere. We strive to create a climate where voices are heard and a habitat in which they can grow. Being a Thinkwellian is as great an experience as the experiences we create for our clients and their guests.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Thinkwell is an equal employment opportunity employer. Thinkwell prohibits discrimination based on race, color, age (over 40), gender (including gender identity, gender expression, and an individual who is transitioning or has transitioned), sexual orientation, national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver’s license issued under Vehicle Code section 12801.9), ancestry, citizenship, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), marital status, registered domestic partner status, military and veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. It also includes the perception that anyone may have any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. Thinkwell also promotes and supports wage equality based on gender, race, ethnicity and all other protected characteristics. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, leaves of absence, discipline, layoff, recall, termination and other terms and conditions of employment. Thinkwell will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. In accordance with applicable state and federal law, Thinkwell will attempt to reasonably accommodate qualified applicants and individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would create an undue hardship. Any qualified applicant or employee with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to apply for a job or perform the essential functions of the job should contact Thinkwell Group's Human Resources Department and request an accommodation. Thinkwell will engage in an interactive dialogue with the applicant or employee in an effort to determine whether reasonable accommodations that will not result in undue hardship to the Company can be made.


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