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Career Opportunities: Production Designer (87628)

Company: Freeman
Location: Seattle
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

About Us

Freeman is the global leader in events. Whether virtual, in-person, or hybrid, we are on a mission to redefine live events for a new era. With a data-driven approach and the world's largest network of experts, our insights are shaping exhibitions, exhibits, and events that drive audiences to action.

Summary

The Production Designer is responsible for the planning and coordination of audio visual and scenic requirements for produced events. This position is responsible for educating technical staff, sales staff, show-site staff, and divisional leaders on implementation related issues. This position will interface broadly with cross divisional teams.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Works closely with clients, sales staff, operations, and project managers to develop event designs and to coordinate pre-production, onsite, and post-production activities in line with event budget.
  • Creates diagrams and for shows based on budgeted designs; ensure on-site personnel have and understand this information.
  • Assists in the scheduling and/or recommending of personnel to optimize resources.
  • Communicates load-in, load-out, install, and dismantle planning information to show site teams.
  • Coordinates and/or assists both technical and labor crews.
  • Responsible for ensuring the correct specification setup and optimization of event requirements.
  • Directs workflow of event planning process.
  • Oversees planning of audio visual and scenic requirements involving multiple elements, mediums, and materials.
  • Plans production elements for events with multi-elements switching and cues.
  • Generates and maintains a comprehensive production book and schedule for each event.
  • Coordinates logistics for all technical events needs.
  • Coordinates and supervises planning process and reviews any budget impacts with Client Solutions Manager.
  • Analyze current programs and make recommendation for improvement on gear, electrical, rigging, and safety.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred. High School Diploma or Equivalent with professional work experience is required.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience working in live event production with a minimum of 5 years focused on overall production management.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry to relevant situations.
  • Ability to calculate figures such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Experience drawing system design in AutoCad or VectorWorks.
  • Ability to develop and interpret AutoCad, VectorWorks, and/or architectural drawings and renderings.
  • Proven aptitude in CAD programs and MS Office suite.
  • Knowledge of audio, lighting, video, and set systems.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

PMP certification preferred.

Diversity Commitment

At Freeman, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is helping us to create not only a great place to work, but also an environment where our employees, our customers and our communities around the world can reach their goals and connect with each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status and other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Freeman, Seattle , Career Opportunities: Production Designer (87628), Other , Seattle, Washington

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