Exhibition Designer Resume Samples

Exhibition Designers are generally charged with the duty of creating and presenting visually appealing, and informative displays for various exhibits such as art galleries, public events, trade shows, exhibitions, and museums. The main responsibility includes showcasing the products/equipment so that it captures a maximum audience, and conveys the message in the right manner. Roles and responsibilities often mentioned on the Exhibition Designer Resume are – identifying the needs of the clients, and collaborating with interior designers to display the products; developing 3D models, and sketches; designing exhibit layouts including materials, and lighting; coordinating with vendors and contractors; and overseeing the installation process. The job description further involves conducting post-exhibition checks to ensure the audience receives the concept in a meaningful manner.

Hiring companies prefer to hire someone possessing the following skills – creativity, artistic skills, proficiency with various design software; knowledge of lighting techniques; the ability to create visually engaging displays; a strong understanding of the technical aspects such as electrical systems, and construction; and collaborative skills. Overall, a bachelor’s degree in graphic design, interior design, or architecture is expected from job applicants. Additional certifications such as lighting design or a related study can be advantageous.

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Senior Exhibition Designer Resume

Summary : As a Senior Exhibition Designer, responsible for reporting to the Senior Director of Exhibition Design and Production, working on multiple concurrent projects with cross-departmental teams, often as project lead as directed by the Senior Director of Exhibition Design and Production.

Skills : Strong Designing Skills, Creative Skills, and Verbal-Written Skills.

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Description :

  1. Worked collaboratively in the development of content and designs, including interactive experiences, scenic elements, and artifact displays, from the conceptual stage through final drawings. Integrate graphics and media concepts into designs.
  2. Developed drawing packages for exhibit fabrication, A/V and graphics integration, and installation.
  3. Maintained workflow in accordance with project schedule, with a variety of tasks and deadlines.
  4. Worked in an interdisciplinary collaborative team environment that includes scientists, artists, external contributors, and sub-contractors.
  5. Participated in the conceptual development and illustrated design concepts through a variety of media, including hand sketches and computer renderings.
  6. Designed and produced graphics as directed by the Senior Director of Creative Development and Partnerships to support all Academy departments and their operations to meet design goals and budgets.
  7. Met regularly with the Director of Exhibitions to discuss design ideas and provide the status of projects.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Architecture


Assistant Exhibition Designer Resume

Objective : As an Assistant Exhibition Designer, responsible for helping clients in translating their ideas through visual displays and presenting the main features of their products and services in exhibitions, assisting with coordinating schedules and deliverables for exhibition projects, spearheads content development, refining content, and serving as a museum-wide liaison for the project in addition to existing critical functions associated with this role.

Skills : Creative Skills, Architectural Skills, Problem Solving.

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Description :

  1. Designed and produced exhibition and environmental graphics as needed.
  2. Assisted the Senior Director of Exhibition Design and Production by serving as the liaison for in-house and traveling exhibitions to other members of the museum staff.
  3. Created templates for in-house graphic production (temporary signage, presentations) as needed.
  4. Negotiated with and manage the progress of outside vendors providing supplies and services.
  5. Worked cross-departmentally to perform project management and coordination, as assigned by the Senior Director of Exhibition Design and Production.
  6. Served as primary exhibit designer on assigned projects. Envision, articulate, and advocate for creative design solutions to present the Museum’s research and collections in memorable ways to diverse audiences.
  7. Collaborated and coordinated with the core exhibition team on exhibit design, graphic design, lighting, media, interactive design, fabrication, and execution.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Fresher
Education
Education
BS In Architecture


Exhibition Designer Resume

Objective : As an Exhibition Designer, responsible for collaborating and coordinating with content experts, curators, interpretive planners, graphic designers, multimedia designers, preparators, conservators, keepers, and others to safely, accurately, and appropriately present the Museums research and collections in an exhibition format, Along with the developing detailed design packages from concept through final design for presentation and communication of the design idea.

Skills : Collaborative Skills, Designing, and Communicational Skills.

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Description :

  1. Functioned as primary liaison with external/contract design resources as needed.
  2. Collaborated with the Interpretive Planner and Graphic Designer to prepare design presentation packages for key project milestones including detailed design packages from concept design through construction documentation.
  3. Translated and communicated visually to a wide variety of people including fellow designers and exhibit builders in order to effectively execute the vision for an exhibition.
  4. Developed project design strategies and schedules and tracked progress against the plan for on-time completion.
  5. Reviewed and commented on shop drawings and visited fabrication facilities, as necessary, to ensure designs were understood and executed properly.
  6. Managed all archived design documents and distribution to other team members, when necessary.
  7. Coordinated and facilitated meetings as necessary to ensure the continuing progress of the project. 
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Architecture

Exhibition Designer Resume

Objective : As an Exhibition Designer, responsible for managing the design aspects of exhibition planningcoordinate and facilitate design meetings, establish design budget projections, establish and maintain relationships with outside vendors and independent contractors, and liaise with all stakeholders to ensure clear communications throughout the process.

Skills : Designing, Production Skills, Planning, and Communicational Skills.

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Description :

  1. Assisted in the creation of concept sketches, prototypes, mock-up models, and drawings, offering a variety of solutions, either by hand sketching or by digital means.
  2. Used CAD and other software to produce 2D and 3D models and drawings, scaled floor plans, elevations, layouts, detailed construction drawings, and installation drawings for all kinds of art objects, exhibition components, spaces, walls, casework, media, and graphic interpretive elements.
  3. Participated in spacing meetings, brainstorms, charrettes, reviews, and other collaborative creative sessions.
  4. Assisted in the development of high-quality and sustainable exhibition and display systems that meet the museum’s experiential and aesthetic goals, while optimizing resources and reducing waste.
  5. Generated, collected, and organized the appropriate design documents for each phase of a project, and maintained organized records, Accommodated and tracked changes to designs and ensured revisions were shared with the appropriate parties.
  6. Communicated verbally, in writing, and through drawings with contractors and fabricators, to contribute to the elaboration of project budgets, get estimates, and submit production orders.
  7. Coordinated with preparators, protection services, facilities, and others, for the delivery, reception, installation, storage, or demolition of fabricated casework and scenic components.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BS In Architecture

Exhibition Designer Resume

Summary : As an Exhibition Designer, responsible for working collaboratively and getting design direction from the Head of Exhibition Design and the curatorial team in the creation of exhibitions, from concept to implementation, Helping prepare plans for the presentation of works of art and interpretive elements with the primary goal of creating an engaging journey for the visitor, carefully considering accessibility and engagement.

Skills : Attention to detail, AutoCAD, Time Management, and Presentational Skills.

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Description :

  1. Designed special exhibitions, major permanent collection re-installations, and gallery projects while working closely and collaboratively with museum staff including Curatorial, Conservation, Registrar, and Editorial & Graphic Design.
  2. Created technical drawings, plans, and three-dimensional models of objects and spaces.
  3. Produced detailed design and technical drawings for gallery furnishings for the display of works of art that meet all conservation standards.
  4. Developed schedules for construction and object installation; actively participated in the installation of an exhibition, re-installation, or gallery project.
  5. Managed budget expenses and time constraints related to the design and production of exhibition and project installations.
  6. Managed multiple deadlines for various exhibitions, re-installations, and gallery projects.
  7. Worked with internal and external stakeholders to develop a design that meets expectations and standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS In Architecture

Junior Exhibition Designer Resume

Objective : As a Junior Exhibition Designer, responsible for participating directly in the process of the exhibition by helping the design team develop sustainable and engaging design solutions to challenging problems, sharing concepts with the design team, producing models, prototypes, plans, and multiple types of design deliverables, helping the Head of Exhibition Design facilitate the timely design, production, and installation of exhibition components in galleries and other museum spaces.

Skills : Time Management, Designing, Autodesk, Production Planner.

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Description :

  1. Met clients and translated their ideas into sketches and then displayed them after approval.
  2. Created designs for stalls, and booth displays for museums, exhibitions, trade shows, and art galleries.
  3. Designed exhibitions according to the available space and as per the exhibition layout.
  4. Liaised with vendors and suppliers for procuring decorative materials.
  5. Applied creative ideas in creating 2D and 3D displays using computers.
  6. Guided and monitored workers engaged in the construction of the display.
  7. Established & maintained effective working relationships with interdepartmental project team members, management staff & community groups.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS In Architecture

Exhibition Designer Resume

Headline : As an Exhibition Designer, responsible for Communicating clients' concepts and images to visitors through displays, Presenting ideas with the help of sketches and computer-generated images, and Submitting final blueprints to clients along with estimations.

Skills : Good Commercial Understanding, Project Management, Designing.

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Description :

  1. Liaised with clients to discuss the brief (themes, ideas, or products to be promoted) and come up with creative and innovative ideas.
  2. Discussed the brief and design concepts with the design team, finalized proposals, and presented these to clients to develop a genuine understanding of the client's brand, products, needs, and objectives, as well as the motivations behind customers' buying decisions.
  3. Created initial design sketches and computer-generated 2D and 3D visualizations, sometimes building models and prototypes.
  4. Produced accurate technical drawings for construction for different displays and exhibitions.
  5. Worked on quotes - Once the design brief and concept are established, the costs need to be calculated to make sure the project is financially viable.
  6. Attended regular meetings with the creative team to discuss progress.
  7. Met with and briefed suppliers and sourced products such as fittings, furniture, lighting, finishes, and decoration.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Architecture

Exhibition Designer Resume

Objective : As an Exhibition Designer, responsible for working with a wide variety of stakeholders to build consensus, a keen eye for creating intellectually and emotionally engaging exhibition environments is key,Helping keep display systems storage and inventories up to date,Assisting in the creation of designs and plans to facilitate the regular rotation of collection objects and for other projects as needed.

Skills : Creative Skills, Project Management, Computer Skills, and Designing.

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Description :

  1. Ensured all exhibitions and displays had a definite link to the museum's other collections and overall theme.
  2. Traveled to other galleries and museums to find exhibitions to buy in and ensure exhibitions were of the right size and quality.
  3. Worked with members from other areas of the museum, such as marketing, education, conservation, front of the house, and, most crucially, the curator, to produce outline plans to specification and supporting materials.
  4. Liaised with graphic and other designers, audiovisual and animatronics experts, graphic video producers and multimedia specialists, and actors to create a sensory experience for the visitor.
  5. Transported displays to exhibition sites and installed and dismantled exhibition displays.
  6. Ensured that project deadlines were met and that project briefs were delivered within budget and to the client's brief.
  7. Communicated effectively in a team setting through sketches, renderings, models, and other forms of representation required.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Architecture

Exhibition Designer Resume

Objective : As an Exhibition Designer, responsible for working on large commercial public exhibitions, showcase events, trade shows, and conferences for trade, industry, or education, or on cultural exhibitions for museums, libraries, and galleries, working on temporary displays for businesses and retailers.

Skills : Designing, Production Process, Time Management, Communicational Skills.

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Description :

  1. Articulated and communicated concepts & designs through models, drawings, and written & oral programs.
  2. Handled production orders for materials and site services, e.g. electronics.
  3. Traveled to events to supervise work onsite. look after clients on site.
  4. Designed special exhibitions, gallery projects, and gallery furnishings for the display of works of art, and demonstrated creativity while working within the museum’s aesthetic sensibility.
  5. Designed planning and implementation processes are required.
  6. Experienced in exhibition design, theater design, museum studies or related areas are a plus, but not required.
  7. Attended project meetings, team meetings, and others as required.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Fresher
Education
Education
BS In Architecture

Exhibition Designer Resume

Summary : As an Exhibition Designer, responsible for participating in the creative process of exhibition design for the museums dynamic program of art presentations-Under the supervision of the Head of 3-D Design, and as a member of the exhibition design and media team, Supporting the creative process within the design team, which works collaboratively and closely across the institution, to represent exhibitions narratives, themes, and expressive modes, to determine the procedures, methods, materials, installation and display techniques for the correct and safe presentation of works of art.

Skills : 3-D Designer, Creative Skills, Supervising Skills, Communicational Skills

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Description :

  1. Consulted with facilities, trails and grounds, guest, and protection services teams to solicit input, obtain buy-in and ensure the best outcomes for guests and the museum.
  2. Communicated clearly, professionally, and effectively, verbally and in writing.
  3. Worked independently and in a team environment required.
  4. Developed, constructed, and led the completion (through coordination of staff work and the work of outside contractors) of highly realistic replications of wild habitats; and, presented educational messages in the most effective way to reinforce the interconnections of the natural world to zoo visitors.
  5. Responsible for Handling orders for supplies and transportation of displays to the exhibition sites.
  6. Designed exhibitions incorporating media and interactive components are preferred.
  7. Created one-of-a-kind trade show booths that stop visitors in their tracks.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BS In Architecture