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  • Designer

    Location US-TX-Irving
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(05/10/2018 3:40 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-10790
    # 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. Designer is a mid-level design position within the GES Events Creative 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 concept ideation, 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. 

     

    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.

     

     

    Wow I Didn’t Know GES Did That: https://www.youtube.com/embed/Mh6q13ji8Hw

    Epic Events by GES: https://www.youtube.com/embed/ZOfYAWqTqa8

    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 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 and clients to establish design direction & intent
    • Produce creative presentations of concepts, ideations and designs for clients of GES for events and experiences using 3DS Max and related presentation software. The design presentations can include concept sketches, renderings, moodboards, and concept rational. Align design solutions with GES estimating, production & operational capabilities
    • Complete project tasks in a timely manner that meets the producer's project agenda and follow creative direction of the 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 GES tools and Design Library, previous designs and other resources to meet project objectives.
    • Promote & support GES Core Values and thought leadership.

    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
    • 3 to 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 or equivalent preferred

    Work Environment

    Benefits:    

    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……

     

    Please provide your portfolio as part of your application.

     

     

     

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