Design Manager - Visitor Exhibits (48684)

The Vision Companies
Job Description
Job Title: Design Manager - Visitor Exhibits
Job Type: Direct Hire
Location: Twin Cities
Shift/Hours: 1st Shift 8:00am – 5:00pm
Career Level: 5+ years experience
Education: BS Degree in design related field
Salary: $70,000 - $95,000/Year 
Company Info:
Creative Design Company working with different public venues is seeking creative leadership to help take their company to the next level.  They offer a benefits package and creative atmosphere.
1. Work closely with sales team on proposals
2. Brainstorm creative ideas and approaches to the project
3. Conduct meeting with clients to determine goals and visions of the end product
4. Create concept sketches based on conversations and brainstorming
5. Create a floor plan with accurate layouts
6. Work with graphic designers and developers
7. Prepare materials, finish, and color samples
8. Monitor design shop and creative departments for quality control and design accuracy
9. Develop the process, expectations, and best practices for the teams to adhere to through project completion
10. Create a "look book" that expresses the concepts showing styles of illustration, murals, construction for example
11.  Prepare elevation drawings including size, material usage, and layout and should reflect client requests and budget
12.  Prepare a lighting and reflected ceiling plan
13.  Create overview artifact layouts
14.  Work with sub-contractors
1. Available for travel up to 20% domestically
2. Strong leadership skills
3. Strong communication skills
4. Big picture person
5. Detail oriented
6. Ability to conceptually sketch
7. Can manage multiple projects at once
8. BS degree in design
9. Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, and basic computer skills
10.  Familiarity with various types of building systems including HVAC, plumbing, flooring, electrical and low voltage
11.  10 years design experience in large scale museum, visitor center, themed construction, or zoo exhibits
12.  5 years management experience
13.  Experience with CAD design is helpful
Physical Requirements:
1. Candidates will be sitting most of the day but will have to get up and visit other departments as well.
2. Must be able to lift 20-30 pounds occasionally
3. Must be able to operate a mouse and computer system daily
How To Apply:
Apply Online, Fax your resume to 1-866-903-8929, Email your resume to, or refer a Friend for the position.
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