Set Designer Resume Samples

A Set Designer is hired to create an overarching look of a given set on television, in film, or the theater. A well-drafted Set Designer Resume indicates the following duties and tasks – reading scripts, producing plans, drawings, and model of sets; preparing estimates of set costs; managing budgets; planning the set, viewing possible outside broadcast sites, attending rehearsals/film takes, meeting with and commissioning set construction companies, and taking charge of designing and creating the sets that appear in film and TV programs.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – strong background in design and fine arts, familiarity with all kinds of materials, computers, and electronics, skillful in coordinating, operations analysis; and time management skills. Hard work and creativity will yearn a major advantage. A degree in the field of visual arts or design studies is required to become a Set Designer.

 

Set Designer Resume example

Set Designer Resume

Objective : Seeking a Set Designer position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Organizational, Designing Skills, Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Oversaw and aided in the construction of sets and props for use in theatrical productions.
    2. Painted and colored materials such as canvas, wood, and metal.
    3. Designed lighting plans and setups.
    4. Moved heavy equipment.
    5. Participated in peer counseling for developmentally disabled children.
    6. Used construction tools such as drills and hammers.
    7. Managed time efficiently to keep production deadlines ready for filming.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Set Designer Resume

Headline : A highly motivated individual, seeking employment with a company or individual unit where I can assist while growing professionally.

Skills : Designing Skills, Development Skills, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Created Creator and Gift Shop Owner/Actor Manager Designed and built sets and attractions for Disturbia Haunted Attraction.
    2. Supervised employees in the erecting and takedown of individual sets.
    3. Designed and sculpted various creatures for the event.
    4. Worked in conjunction with the wardrobe department and different actors to complete the creature designs.
    5. Ordered and kept an inventory of stock and sales.
    6. Displayed merchandise in a pleasing manner.
    7. Coordinated with wardrobe designer to ensure the most helpful aesthetic view for final production.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Set Designer Resume

Objective : Set Designer with 2+ years of experience in Creating orthographies for vehicles and props including turns using existing approved designs, etc,.

Skills : Graphic Design, Customer Service, Teaching, Time Management.

Description :

    1. Designed and drafted production plans to build sets for the TV show Homeland.
    2. Responsible for conceptualizing, designing, and overseeing projects to completion.
    3. Used 2D design, 3D design, and Graphic design.
    4. Used, and sometimes quickly learning, programs such as Sketchup, Adobe Creative Suite, and Autocad.
    5. Coordinated with other departments to factor in all design needs before construction.
    6. Worked with outside vendors to find products to enhance the design. 
    7. Carried out the art direction of the cinematographer.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Set Designer Resume

Objective : Motivated and highly productive Set Designer professional with a designing background. Detail-oriented with strong skills in multi-tasking and efficient management of day-to-day office operations. Adept at building and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers and outstanding interpersonal skills.

Skills : Communication Skills, Attention to Detail, Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Designed ideas for the set of the school's spring musical.
    2. Built models, drew sketches and plans for the set.
    3. Prepared sets by picking out colors and accessories for catalog photo shoots and purchasing props for design.
    4. Worked on the set of the TV series Hawaii which was produced by NBC.
    5. Built and fabricated props for the fictional police station and jail holding cells.
    6. Created a visual environment to enhance the audience's knowledge of the character - Coordinate and communicate set design with Director and Producer.
    7. Developed drawings and planning of sets Painted, built sets, gathered and constructed props Collaborated with directors and led youth in the program.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Set Designer Resume

Objective : Energetic, charismatic, articulate and experienced education professional; intrinsically driven to inspire others to achieve artistic, personal and academic success; strives to create challenging and engaging environments in which listeners become life-long learners.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Autocad, Development Skills, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Devised and implemented CAD standards for use in set construction documents.
    2. Designed commercial photography sets based on client marketing parameters and featured products.
    3. Drafted set construction documents.
    4. Selected finishes, calculated quantities, and ordered materials.
    5. Created kitchen designs and cabinetry orders via Design software.
    6. Supervised set construction and served as an intermediary between carpentry and design departments.
    7. Worked closely with offsite freelance designers to ensure studio construction was executed accurately.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Set Designer Resume

Objective : As a Set Designer, responsible for drawing up ideas, providing sketches of sets to communicate visual concepts for our CEO & Production Team, etc,.

Skills : Home Decorating Consultation, Creative thinking, Problem-solving.

Description :

    1. Designed and Styling firm Set Designer Responsibilities Designed sets for commercials, fashion shows, and shoots, events, and window displays.
    2. Shopped and coordinated purchases and deliveries of furniture, antiques, and props.
    3. Worked with Principal, Client, and Photographer to develop concepts for projects, researched inspiration images, created concept sketches, and built models.
    4. Drafted all of the studio's construction and presentation drawings in CAD and 3D Studio.
    5. Designed and styled sets of various exhibitions in the city.
    6. Designed main set pieces and backdrops.
    7. Managed set design budget and acquired construction materials.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Designing

Set Designer Resume

Objective : Professional diversity as a Set Designer to provide leadership, inspire creative design solutions, and multi-task projects. Always providing solutions to any creation based upon the client's vision and imagination with a wide array of successful techniques and methods widely accepted in these fields.

Skills : Microsoft Office Applications, Project Management, Public Speaking, Internal Quality Auditing, Process Flow Documentation.

Description :

    1. Specialized in designing room sets, selecting and styling props for print & video production.
    2. Collaborated with Art Directors, photographers, and set builders to design sets.
    3. Created floor plans for set Builders and coordinated products for photoshoots.
    4. Responsible for prop room organization and purchasing of props for photoshoots.
    5. Assisted clients with creative set design solutions to promote their brand.
    6. Examined objects to be included in exhibits in order to plan where and how to display them.
    7. Planned for location-specific issues such as space limitations, traffic flow patterns, and safety concerns.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Set Designer Resume

Objective : Friendly and enthusiastic Set Designer with 3 years of specialization in retail. Able to learn new tasks quickly and proficient in growing key customer relationships. Represent establishment with friendly, professional demeanor at all times.

Skills : Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects, WordPress, Photoshop. Skills Used.

Description :

    1. Created and painted sets for two high school productions.
    2. Memorized and carried out set changes during the production.
    3. Worked as a team to make the production run smoothly backstage.
    4. Changed the sets in between scenes in the time given.
    5. Designed, built, and dressed the sets of various sets.
    6. Interpreted and translated the director's vision into actual production life.
    7. Directed organization crew and production assistants in the construction and arrangement of set and props.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Set Designer Resume

Objective : Seeking a qualified Set Designer position where I may use my experience, skills, and expertise on a daily basis in order to create and maintain the professional production of accuracy and skill in business development. 

Skills : Graphic Design, Layout Design, Motion Graphics, Mobile/Tablet Design, Wireframing, Illustration, Interactive Layout Design, Art Direction.

Description :

    1. Completed project within time and managed budget accordingly.
    2. Read scripts in order to determine location, set, and design requirements.
    3. Attended rehearsals and production meetings in order to obtain and share information related to sets.
    4. Managed budgets & Prepare Estimates of Set Costs.
    5. Attended rehearsals/film takes if need be.
    6. Met with and commissioning set construction or agency companies.
    7. Reviewed script, animatic, and breakdown lists for props needed at handout of show.
     
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Set Designer Resume

Objective : Hardworking, organized, Set Designer professional with a proven background delivering sensible designing technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader.

Skills : Adobe Creative Suite, Designing Skills.

Description :

    1. Purchased/ordered the needed props (with reimbursement).
    2. Took a design theme and turn it into a reality that reflects the brand image.
    3. Produced plans, drawings, and models of sets.
    4. Selected furniture, wall coverings, floor coverings, and large props to be used in the set.
    5. Captured time period and mood with adequate props and lighting.
    6. Analyzed stage entrances and exits to ensure the set is properly and safely situated.
    7. Ensured stage is properly broken down and disposed of after use.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED