Our agency client is looking to hire a freelance Branded Environment Designer to work with their creative team at least through the end of the year.
This role is 40 hours/week onsite in San Francisco.
Designing, planning, and documenting a variety of environmental design projects including office environments, trade show booths, exhibits, and events from concept through production.
Creating viable conceptual ideas through: image boards, sketching and rendering, space planning, spatial visualization, color and finish specification, design intent documentation, construction documents, resource coordination, and supporting client presentations.
Participate in planning and scheduling activities and manage workflow and deadlines.
BFA/BA/BS degree in Industrial Design, Architecture, Interior Design or equivalent
3 to 5 years of professional environment design experience preferred.
Demonstrated abilities in strategic design thinking for environments -- your environmental work reflects more than just adding a logo to a wall.
Experience in 3D computer modeling processes, practices, and techniques (SketchUp a must).
Additional 3D rending packages (Cinema4D, Vray, KeyShot, 3D Studio Max, and After Effects) are advantageous.
Proficiency in the following software applications: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Office Suite of products.
Knowledge of documentation programs such as Vectorworks or similar is ideal.
Create client-ready presentation decks in InDesign (PowerPoint or Keynote as needed).
Proficiency in Architectural, Workplace or Retail Visualization.
Planning skills & knowledge of ADA.
Passionate about industry, consumer, and style trends.
Strong communication, organizational, and teamwork skills.
Desire to work in a professional collaborative creative work environment.
Strong awareness of construction methods, materials and fixtures, lighting and fundamental merchandising techniques for retail and fixture design.
Desire to collaborate with graphic designers, design development specialists, and architectural designers to complete projects effectively and efficiently.