Exhibit Builder Job Description Sample
Exhibit Builder/ Lighting Specialist
The National Aquarium is looking for an Exhibit Builder with a specialty in Exhibit Lighting. Primarily, this role will maintain and document the current exhibit lighting systems.
In addition, this role will work the current team of exhibit builders to fabricate and maintain exhibit components as well as live installations. With all of the different types of exhibits and lighting we have, someone with high levels of mechanical aptitude and readiness to be in any kind of environment is important. As this position highlights our amazing animals and environments, the ideal candidate has a sincere appreciation for, and potentially knowledge of, the environment and animal world.
This position requires flexibility when it comes to scheduling to accommodate our operation. Every project and task is highly dependent on solid communication and cooperative work with others.
To be the right candidate for the job, you should possess the following skills and experience: required is experience with computer controlled lighting systems (such as Lutron & DMX) setup, operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Reading construction drawings is essential. We would expect 3 years of experience at a minimum setting up, programming, operating and maintaining DMX lighting systems.
You should be familiar with electrical circuits, visible light spectroscopy, and color theory. Working knowledge of ETC Mosaic Designer and/or Ecue Programmer software would be very desirable.
In addition to the lighting skills, the ideal candidate should possess experience in fabrication and construction techniques for a variety of materials and methods, such as plastics, composites, and metals. Woodworking tools and equipment are frequently used, so candidates should have experience with these as well as adhesives, fasteners, and coatings. Experience with 3D CAD software or a 2D CAD software would be extremely beneficial as well.
If you're interested in joining a talented team of people that showcase our incredible animals and exhibitry, and passionate about joining a conservation organization, please apply today!
The National Aquarium is committed to diversity and invites individuals who bring a diversity of culture, experience and ideas to apply.
ABOUT THE NATIONAL AQUARIUM
Recently named one of Baltimore's Best Places to Work, the National Aquarium opened in 1981 as a nonprofit aquatic education and conservation organization, the jewel of the city's Inner Harbor redevelopment. SmartCEO Magazine honored the National Aquarium with the Healthiest Workplace award and the Corporate Culture award in 2016. With a mission to inspire conservation of the world's aquatic treasures, the Aquarium is consistently ranked one of the nation's two top aquariums and has hosted over 51 million guests since opening.
Today, the National Aquarium builds on a 36-year history of local, regional and global conservation initiatives that provide real solutions for protecting marine life, ecosystems and aquatic communities. Its Animal Rescue team has rescued, rehabilitated and released hundreds of marine mammals and endangered sea turtles throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
Its Animal Welfare and Science teams participate in important research efforts to confront pressing ocean conservation issues and advocate for smarter policies at local, state and federal levels. Through education, research, conservation action and advocacy, the National Aquarium is pursuing a vision to change the way humanity cares for our ocean planet.
HOW TO APPLY Interested and engaged applicants should apply through our website http://aqua.org/jobs. Requests for reasonable accommodation can be made by e-mailing HR@aqua.org.
So youre a talented professional looking for your next move. A place where you can spread your wings and connect with a whole new kind of opportunity.
We could be that place. Were Mirror Show Management and talented people are the lifeblood of our company. Whats more, were a door into an industry you probably never consideredthe amazing world of tradeshow exhibit design.
A Creatively-Driven Industry
Think about it. A great exhibit is all about standing out.
And delivering new experiences that will intrigue attendees and turn them into fans of your clients brand. Youve got to grab a persons attention and immerse them in color, sound, activities and messaging that really connect.
At MSM, youll be on a project team working for some of the worlds coolest brands, including PepsiCo, Capital One, Cisco and Johnson & Johnson. We collaborate with them and their advertising agencies to make sure that what we create is world class in every way.
So you can unlock your potential and keep growing. Fact is, some of our top people started out answering the phone.
Not for Everyone.
We wont kid you. Ours is a tough, competitive, deadline-driven industry.
Professionalism, maturity, teamwork and dedication are an absolute must. At times, you may have to work harder than you ever have before. And, yes, youll need to do it all with a smile.
Know this, too. We are a values-driven organization.
And our standards are incredibly high. There are five and we take every one very seriously:
Is a giver, not a taker
Will do anything for our customers
Has a positive attitude and always finds a way
Thrives in a demanding environment
Always does the right thingeven when no one is looking
If this doesnt sound like you, we urge you to not waste your time and ours by applying. But if it does, and you have the qualifications listed below, plus a desire to join a fascinating industry at a really great company, please drop us a line.
But do it fast. We need more amazing people now!
The Exhibit Detailer provides the blueprint for the trade show exhibit construction process. Detailing works with Design to develop the production plans, creating the instructional drawings that are necessary to understand how to actually construct the trade show exhibit.
The detailer is responsible for interpreting the design in accordance with the limitations imposed by crating, and the necessity in the industry for fast assembly and dismantle of trade show exhibit components. At this phase of the process, Detailing adds value to the design through construction methods without compromising the designs aesthetics.
2- 4 year Degree in Industrial Design or Architecture with construction knowledge or experience in an equivalent industry
Minimum 3-5 years AutoCAD 2D and 3D (or other relevant CAD software)
CNC router machine experience preferred
Solid knowledge of the fabrication process
Trade Show experience preferred
On site show management experience preferred
Trouble shooting / problem solving abilities
Working knowledge Microsoft Office/ Excel
Effectively uses a variety of written and oral communication methods
Must be a highly motivated self-starter
Must have a sense of urgency to obtain results, consistently meet deadlines and produce accurate work, etc.
Properties Assists with the planning of a project, including drawings for construction of new properties, estimating, and set up. Works with the Warehouse to assist in property coordination. Compiles barcoded property lists, planning the order for on-site utilities/ networking, coordination of structure set up, post-show evaluation.
AutoCAD Drawing- Create and update existing production plans. Create drawings for show approval, utility layout.
Construction drawings including BOM and CNC programming for in house use (Warehouse, Wood shop, Graphics), and outside vendors. Design and engineer hanging sign structures. Set up drawings for on-site coordination.
Draw and maintain current properties for Bar Coding including assigning numbers for new items. Use AutoCAD or an engineering source for what if scenarios.
Value Engineering Take innovative designs and turn them into reality. Collaborative outside the box thinking is required.
Use innovative materials and construction methods to create new and innovative design. Consider packaging, modularity and material yield while engineering to reduce overall costs.
Bar Code Libraries Create, and maintain various client property libraries using bar coded 3D CAD blocks. Provide continuous support (add/changes/deletes) for barcode program. Update drawings when revisions are made.
On site Coordination Plan and layout utilities with efficiency and cost effectiveness.
Supervise labor and labor calls along with Show Supervisor/ Lead person. Maintain schedule and update as needed. Use discretion and independent judgment with respect to any issues that arise on show floor that could compromise client properties or show success and therefore affect profitability.
Project Coordination Ensures coordination and continuity within the department. Create standards for drawings and execution of duties that provide a constant quality product for our clients, that is consistent project to project.
Exhibit Design Lead
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Exhibit Design Lead
SecondStory, part of SapientRazorfish, is a network of design studios focusing on responsive environments,story-driven experiences, and experience innovation. For more than 20 years, wehave conceptualized, designed, and developed environments that educate,immerse, and activate across the cultural and brand space. We are seeking an Exhibit Design Lead who has deep experience with museums and culturalinstitutions. This team member will conceive, develop, and detail complexphysical exhibits for influential cultural institutions and brandedenvironments.
Second Story is an interdisciplinary design studio exploring theboundaries between the built environment and technology. You will help usactively evolve the traditional role of exhibit designer in the emergingpractice of integrated media environment design. You will work in blended teamsalongside engineers, architects and industrial designers, graphic and motiondesigners, experience designers, developers, content specialists, visualeffects artists, and producers. You will be responsible for the conception andexecution of large-scale exhibition projects as well as the maintenance andevolution of our documentation and construction administration standards. Thisis an exceptional opportunity for a rewarding career path outside of thetraditional exhibition design setting.
Create project designs, including 3D exhibit elements,interiors, floorplans, elevations, artifact displays, and interactivecomponents
Develop narratives of exhibit elements, visualize andarticulate their functionality
Collaborate in conceptual development and visualize designconcepts through both hand-drawn sketches and computer renderings
Manage the execution of physical design scope on projectsblending media and environments
Create contract documents, including drawings andspecifications, and consult on the aspects of agreements related to physicaldesign as appropriate
Administer construction; develop and maintain consultant, fabricator,and contractor relationships
Maintain and evolve studio standards of practice, drawing,specifying, and collaborating
Collaborate in project development in concert with teamsfrom other disciplines
7 years professional experience in traditional exhibitdesign for museums and cultural institutions
A professional degree in Exhibition, Interior, Industrial,or Architectural Design is required; Exhibition Design degree preferred
Robust portfolio demonstrating the design and detailing ofcontemporary and innovative physical exhibition environments
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to presentdesign concepts directly to clients
Strong visualization skills including hand-drawn sketching,2D and 3D renders
Experience in the display and preservation of objects andartifacts
Demonstrated relevant 3D software capabilities
Direct experience with and knowledge of materials
Ability to create beautiful contract documents that inspirefabricators to do their best work
Bachelor's degree required or equivalent military experience
As part of our dedication to an inclusive and diverse workforce, SapientRazorfish US is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or you may call us at 1-617-621-0200.
Exhibit Design Intern (16+)
PURPOSE: The Exhibit Design Intern at the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science (Frost Science) will work alongside the Exhibits Department to assist with the design, construction, implementation and maintenance of our exhibits. Interns must be curious, creative and eager to engage with varied science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) content. The ideal candidate is pursuing a degree in exhibit design, industrial engineering/art, museum studies or related field.
This internship provides an exceptional opportunity to develop hands-on experience developing world-class exhibits for an internationally recognized science museum. Eligible candidates must be enrolled in an academic program that will allow them to receive credit for completing this position. Duration of the position is based on the credit requirement.
SALARY: Unpaid, for academic credit.
SKILLS AND OPPORTUNITIES GAINED:
Opportunities to refine design skills, balancing aesthetics and functionality.
Developing a user-centric, efficiency mindset to solving problems.
Exposure to a variety of different tools and technologies.
A stimulating work environment involving several projects spanning STEM disciplines.
Direct involvement with some of the most tangible and public-facing aspects of the museum.
Assist with exhibit maintenance and repair needs, including problem-solving mechanical issues or wear and tear.
Assist with the design and construction of new exhibit pieces as needed.
Participate in exhibit and building projects including general prototyping, fabrication and installation.
Monitor museum exhibits for functionality through regular testing.
Provide set-up and strike assistance during special events.
Assist in set-up and tear-down of traveling exhibits and displays, including exhibit assembly and positioning in the gallery.
Perform other assigned tasks.
Must be actively enrolled in high school or college/university and have a faculty advisor, or be enrolled in an internship program, to verify the hours and provide educational credit for the internship.
Interest in STEM fields and Frost Sciences mission.
Experience or education relating to construction, craftsmanship, or mechanics is required.
Ability to problem-solve and be resourceful.
Reliable and punctual, with good attendance.
Positive attitude and the ability to work well with different personalities in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
Must be 16 years or older.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Work may include bending, reaching, crawling, and lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds of weight.
This position requires working with tools and chemicals using appropriate personal protective equipment.
Work is performed both indoors and outdoors.
Level 2 criminal background check clearance.
Drug screening as part of the Drug Free Workplace Program.
- Must be able to commit to a minimum of 10 hours a week.
Senior Events Manager - Exhibit Operations
The Senior Manager will:
Lead an exhibit operations team of up to 6 members for the IT Leader Summits portfolio in the Americas region and be responsible for operations, service delivery and fulfilment for our Exhibit clients supporting over-achievement of annual revenue (USD 100+ million).
Oversee floorplan management and capacity/inventory planning for all Gartner Events in the region.
Strive for operational excellence and consistent flawless delivery of all events in line with the set global strategy.
Have a strong client focus with continuous innovation to drive Exhibitor retention and growth.
Capacity & Financial Management
Implement global processes on inventory management, capacity planning, financial planning and contract management to support Exhibitor growth in partnership with the Global Events Logistics, Strategic Operations, Program Management & Sales teams.
Effective financial management including consistent accurate monthly forecasting, analysis of costs, P&L management, and effective supplier negotiations.
Development of future event budgets to support accelerated YOY growth.
Appointment and management of the best possible external event partners to ensure that we are receiving the best possible service for the best possible cost, including conducting RFPs.
Partner with the Client Services team on delivering exceptional customer service to Gartner Events Exhibit clients, with a view of earning customer loyalty and driving strong retention.
Work in partnership with the Global Exhibits Product & Client Services (GEPS) leaders and their respective teams to ensure end-to-end client experience is seamlessly managed and understand the needs of the both attendees and exhibitors to drive meaningful engagements.
Develop detailed action plans to achieve exhibitor growth based on client feedback and market research data. Be able to clearly understand and translate the needs of the attendees and exhibitors to create memorable on site experiences and programs with the key objective of driving strong retention.
Drive creativity and innovation across the team to ensure client needs are understood, experiences created in line with this and expectations exceeded.
Effectively lead and inspire a rapidly expanding and diverse team in the region, and partner with GEPS leadership to accelerate Exhibitor Revenue growth.
Communicate, and drive strong collaboration across all internal and external partners inspiring confidence and translating our strategy to ensure seamless delivery of our Global Events. #LI-WC2
Skills and Educations
5-10 years overall business experience
5-10 years event management Experience
Strong financial analysis and inventory management ability
Extensive experience in managing a team and multiple direct reports
Proven leadership & effective people management skills
Strong organizational and project management skills
Solution oriented with a high sense of urgency
Collaborative and decisive
Ability to build and leverage relationships both internally and externally
Exhibition/sponsorship product development/management experience
Ability to demonstrate creativity and innovation while executing flawlessly
Strong oral & written communication skills #LI-WC2
Job ID 00018666
Animal Exhibit Educator/Explorer Guide
2018 HIRING EVENT!
Open Interviews 3pm-6pm every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday; February 1st through March 1st. There is no registration or pre-application needed. Interviews are available on a walk-in basis. Please feel free to invites any friends or family that may be interested in working for Six Flags Discovery Kingdom! No pre-registration or application required, just check-in at the Human Resources Office(Employee Parking Lot), between 3pm-6pm.
Educate, inspire and entertain our Guests at the animal exhibits. Answer Guest questions about the animals, conservation, park events, rides and general park information while ensuring guest and animal safety. This is a great position for individuals looking to work in a fun, engaging atmosphere or individuals interested in the animal care field (Note- this position does not work hands on with animals).
Interact and engage with park guests about our animals, their care and conservation measures.
Learn, interpret and present animal information to our guests both on and off microphone.
Serve as a safety ambassador for guests and animals at all exhibits while enforcing park policies.
Communicate any hazards that pose a risk to the animals to management immediately.
Maintain cleanliness of areas surrounding animal exhibits including but not limited to: sweeping, cleaning windows, and picking up debris.
Other duties as assigned
18 years of age or older preferred; 16 years of age minimum requirement
Must be comfortable with public speaking
Must live the Six Flags mantra and adhere to all grooming standards
Must not be afraid of animals (exhibits include Wolf, Big Cats, Sea Lions, Seals, Penguins, Giraffe, Sharks, Stingrays, Walrus, Butterflies and Alligators. Note: barriers between Explorer Guides and animals are maintained at all times excluding Butterfly Habitat.)
Proven ability for retaining information and the ability to utilize provided protocols under pressure.
Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbal and written.
Must possess the mental and physical capacities necessary to perform the primary job duties.
Must be available to work Fridays, weekends and holidays.
Must be able to sit, bend and walk for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift, push or pull 10lbs with or without assistance.
Must be able to work in all weather conditions including sun, rain, dim lighting and high humidity.
Must be able to clean windows on exhibit with appropriate tools.
Must be able to maintain objectivity and remain composed when faced with opposing points of view.
Park: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Exhibit Support Specialist
We are seeking an Exhibits Specialist to join the Technical Services Division of the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture, Saudi Aramco.
The Technical Services Division is responsible for supporting the technical operation and maintenance of all exhibits and galleries at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture.
The Exhibits Specialist's primary role, as part of the exhibits team is to develop, implement, and execute an effective maintenance program for the exhibits and galleries. Minimum Requirements As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor's degree (or an equivalent technical qualification in related subject) in product design, architecture, interior design, bespoke construction, design, engineering and science technology, or computer science from a recognized and approved program.
You will have ten year experience in of providing technical/maintenance services within a museum, leisure, or science center environment. You must have the ability to develop innovative ideas and to solve problems creatively and practically.
You must have organizational and research skills. You must have documentation skills in recording exhibit performance status and be able to maintain a high standard of documentation. You must have the ability to communicate effectively verbally, in writing, and electronically, and have effective interaction skills working with a large variety of personnel at various levels.
You must demonstrated knowledge in the use of audiovisual and interactive techniques, knowledge of the nature of the contemporary exhibition materials, and implementing technology driven exhibitions.
You must have experience in the development and implementation of preventative maintenance programs, particularly in relation to complex audio-visual systems, including, but not limited to:
Real-time 3D rendering systems
Unix/Linux/Windows based exhibit infrastructure
Content management systems and databases
Media control systems (e.g., Medialon, etc.)
High performance video playout systems (e.g., 7th Sense multichannel systems)
Lighting systems (e.g., e: cue, etc.)
Digital Audio Systems (e.g., OSC, etc.) Duties & Responsibilities You will be required to perform the following:
Work as a key member of an effective, unified exhibits team.
Supervise and manage operation and maintenance contractors, and ensure a high level operation quality standard.
Provide technical support for operation and maintenance, including analyzing and resolving exhibit related issues arising during operation, and managing change requirements and implement changes where appropriate.
Prepare and oversee the exhibit maintenance schedule and protocols.
Analyze and review the performance and functionalities of the exhibit technology systems, with the goal of continuous improvement and further development. Develop update concepts and implement them following an agile approach (Dev-Ops), to avoid major down-times of the exhibits.
Use your working knowledge of exhibits content management systems (CAVS/UMM), which renders contents from a centralized database, to troubleshoot, configure, and restore from back-up and ensure minimum down-time when outage occurs.
Support the continuous improvement driven by the requirements, findings and experiences from daily operations.
Manage the optimization and further development activities to meet the requirements and needs of the visitor facing operation team. Auto req ID 15935BR
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Friends of the National Zoo is currently seeking Part Time Exhibit Greeters to promote an unsurpassed visitor experience at the Zoo by providing a safe and courteous environment for all visitors and exhibit animals. Our Exhibit Greeters are responsible for welcoming visitors and regulating the flow of people that enter the indoor animal exhibits. When needed, they assist our Information Associates with daily tasks.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Providing unsurpassed service to visitors, including maintaining general knowledge of the exhibits, wildlife, and amenities, answering questions and finding ways to inspire visitors
Greeting visitors, anticipating their needs, and providing a positive experience
Directing visitors to various exhibits and amenities within the Zoo
Acting as Zoo ambassadors by seeking out guest interaction and providing a positive guest experience
Providing information about Zoo exhibits, daily schedules, special events, or membership
Keeping work area clean, organized, and stocked with appropriate supplies and materials.
Minimum age of 16 years or older
Must be able to stand for the entire shift in a variety of weather conditions
Must possess excellent communication skills
Must be courteous, friendly, and helpful
Proactive and outgoing nature
Availability to work weekends, evenings and holidays
Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment
Ability to frequently lift, push, and carry objects of up to 25 lbs
Director, Event And Exhibit Design And Production Management
The office of University Events with a staff of nine is responsible for coordinating and supporting the production of 100 high impact events annually. These events are intended to enhance Northeastern’ s distinguished reputation and advance the university’s highest level priorities to influential constituents like donors, alumni, parents, and friends, while connecting closely with the internal community of faculty and staff. University Events provides protocol expertise while offering centralized quality standards for event production and management.
Reporting to the Executive Director and managing a staff of three, the Director-Events & Exhibit Design & Production Management works collaboratively with the Director of Content and Program Development and the entire University Events team to produce high level events that communicate the University and client’s message, concept and image to guests/attendees. Using their creativity, organizational and production skills the producer will create and execute experiences that have lasting impact.
The Director-Events & Exhibit Design is a multi-faceted position, primarily responsible for the design and production and execution of live university events. The portfolio includes events produced for the University Advancement division, Office of the President, Office of the Board of Trustees, and Human Resources Management, as well as a host of other clients from around the university.
The team’s work includes receptions, dinners, breakfasts, meetings, conferences, symposiums, multimedia events and presidential entertaining. These events occur locally, domestically and internationally.
This position is responsible for ensuring that the multitude of logistical details required to produce, successful, high quality, special events that are aesthetically engaging and provide interactive experiences are flawlessly executed. The portfolio includes conferences, symposia, multimedia events and Presidential events. These events occur locally, domestically and internationally.
Zoo Exhibit Interpretation Intern
Butterfly Pavilion is looking for an individual with an interest in interpretation of environmental sciences and animals and plant ecology, superior customer service skills and a love of educating visitors about the natural world. This is a great opportunity for those seeking hands-on experience in environmental education, interpretation, and museum studies.
Butterfly Pavilion combines science education with interactive fun to teach visitors about invertebrates and conservation. Invertebrates- animals without backbones, make up 97% of all animal species on the planet! Our zoo is designed to showcase the diversity of these small wonders, their habitats, and the big role they play in ensuring the health of our environment. Five immersive exhibits, including a tropical rainforest filled with 1600 free-flying butterflies, provide visitors of all ages with an unforgettable experience. We are the zoo of small wonders and BIG experiences!
Mission: Butterfly Pavilion's mission is to foster an appreciation of invertebrates while educating the public about the importance of conservation of threatened habitats in the tropics and around the world.
Interacting with guests as they explore Butterfly Pavilion's Exhibits
Facilitating play-based learning and providing educational information to guests of all ages.
Utilizing live animals to demonstrate science-based concepts to guests.
Assisting in daily public programming.
Creating meaningful interaction between the exhibit and guests for a deeper and more thoughtful experience and to make connections between exhibit topic, conservation and daily life.
Collaborating with Education and Exhibits Department to develop and implement new curricula or programs.
Pursuing or holding a degree in education, environmental sciences, biology or related fields
Comfortable interacting with guests of all ages enjoyment, enthusiasm, patience, sense of fun
Interest in invertebrates, conservation, and environmental education
Willingness to handle animals (all training provided onsite)
Criminal background check
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
Individuals of all ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to apply
Reports to: Interpretation Coordinator
Duration of Internship: Interns must complete 300 hours, typically aligned with school trimesters
Hours per week: 2-3 days per week/16-24 hours per week
- Spring Term
- November 1st, 2017
- Summer Term
- April 1st, 2018
- Fall Term
- July 1st, 2018
Stipend: Unpaid; school credit can be earned for this internship in most cases
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