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  • Designer

    Location US-IL-Hodgkins | US-NV-Las Vegas
    Posted Date 1 month ago(03/22/2018 10:40 AM)
    Job ID
    2017-10139
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Creative/Design
    Company
    GES
  • Overview

    WE BRING THE “WOW”!

     

    ARE YOU READY TO BE A “WOW” MAKER?

     

    GES, Global Experience Specialists, is a global event marketing company with over 90 years and 4,000 passionate employees in North America, Europe and the Middle East. We create some of the most incredible events in the world – think traveling entertainment exhibitions, global user groups, sales conferences, holiday extravaganzas and exhibitions of all sizes. From initial strategy to show-stopping audio visual, accommodations to insightful measurement – and every detail in between – we bring brands to life!

     

    Our mission is to create memorable event experiences, and we count on our talented employees around the world help us do it. We are looking for team members who can dream up the impossible and deliver it.

     

    Job Overview:

    Designer is a mid-level design position within the Creative Service’s design department. The fundamental responsibility of the Designer is to support GES accounts, future business opportunities, and drive the regional design business, as directed by the Creative Director. Most project tasks will require a collaboration process, including clients, vendors, & internal GES partners. Daily responsibilities include the execution of turnkey design solutions, revisions, and project management. The Designer will act independently on most accounts under the direction of the Creative Director. While in this position, our Designers will start to build a portfolio of specific accounts and take the design lead in future projects. This mid-level position allows designers to develop strong design & project management skills that are essential in this important role in our GES design studios. 

    Responsibilities

    • Practice the disciplines of Smart Design
      • Creativity & Innovation
      • Partnership & Leadership
      • Responsibility & Efficiency
    • Delivery of compelling solutions that meet and exceed the client’s expectations that are winning turnkey design solutions for Conventions/Exhibits/Events
    • Collaborate with Creative Director to define the goals of each project
    • Collaborate with external customer when supported by Sales, Senior Designer & Creative Director
    • Collaborate with GES business partners to establish design direction & intent
    • Produce creative presentations of exhibit structures and components for clients of GES for trade shows and events using 3DS Max and related presentation software. The design presentations can include concept sketches, detailed lined drawings and perspectives, as well as full color renderings produced by CAD generated formats. Align design solutions with GES estimating, production & operational capabilities
    • Complete project tasks in a timely manner that meets Creative Manager’s project agenda and follow creative direction of the Senior Designer & Creative Director
    • Communicate appropriate project information to internal GES business owners
    • Support & participate in daily department business activities such as department meetings, brainstorming sessions & account maintenance
    • Utilize Design Library, previous designs and other resources to meet project objectives.
    • Promote & support GES Core Values & Operational Vision

    Qualifications

    • Strong design portfolio that represents design presentation skills related to the face-to-face marketing industry.
    • Solid understanding of creative process from conception through production
    • 5+ years of industry design experience or in a related field
    • Excellent problem solving skills
    • Excellent personal presentation & communication skills
    • Expertise in 3DS Max, Microsoft Office and the current versions of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Knowledge of AutoCAD would be a plus.
    • College degree in design related field preferred

     

    Skills/Competencies:

    • Possess a passion for design
    • Excellent communication, creativity, problem solving and strategic thinking skills
    • Ability to work collectively with other creative minds with proven experience in managing team based projects and initiatives in small and large projects from inception to project closeout.
    • Ability to create solutions for various project scenarios
    • Ability to operate under time constraints
    • Excellent follow-up methodology
    • Ability to multi-task and work well in a high-level, high-profile environment. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
    • Strong time management/prioritization skills     

    Work Environment

    Our team members are our family, so we help our team members care for their families. The rewards of joining GES are extensive. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees. Here are some of the highlights:

    • Competitive salaries
    • 401K with company match
    • Healthcare/vision/dental insurance
    • Wellness benefits
    • Career development program
    • Tuition reimbursement program
    • Employee assistance program
    • Vacation time
    • Community involvement opportunities
    • Team activities

    And much more……

    #GLDR,

    #LI-123

    #HP123

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