Lead Designer (installations)

Location Seattle, WA (Hybrid)
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration Full-Time
Status Full-Time
Rate around $90k/year DOE
Our creative studio client is looking for a lead designer to join their team as an FTE. They create art installations, generally in corporate environments (lobbies, offices, etc.)

Location: they currently have a hybrid schedule (usually remote Mon + Fri). Sometimes onsite is just for meetings and not all day. Because of this, they need someone in either the Seattle or New York City area.

Our client creates custom art and installations for notable brands, and is is looking for someone who can lead projects from start-to-finish.

This will include:
- working with and presenting to clients, concept development, and seeing design through to completion
- you'll work with clients, other designers, fabrication vendors, etc., and will report to the CD
- working on 2-3 client projects each week
- mostly 2D installations in 3D settings

The ideal candidate will have:
- 2-3 years of experience as a team lead for large installation projects (+ an additional 5+ years in more hands-on design roles)
- experience leading larger projects with multiple factors / installations and all that goes with it (leading a team, working directly with clients, overcoming challenges, anticipating hurdles, etc.)
- a portfolio showcasing physical art installations / environmental design
- portfolio samples showcasing process work, including illustrations, inspiration images, etc.
- experience working with and presenting to clients
- the ability to work onsite, as needed in Seattle (Cap Hill) or NYC

Desired soft skills:
- growth mindset
- curious approach
- the ability to be a storyteller (explaining the why when speaking to clients)
- someone who can think on the spot and respond in the room (problem solving)

Please note: this client requires you to be fully vaccinated before you start.

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: Kristi.Seifert@jobalert.creativecircle.com

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