Senior Experience Designer

Nashville, TN

Job Summary:

The Senior Experience Designer role at Advent requires a blended set of skills to tackle high-concept spatial graphic and experience ideation, the experience to lead/manage the creation of production-ready art, and most importantly, the ability to lead a team to deliver on the creative direction/vision of a project.  An ideal candidate will be a well-rounded artist with a great “design eye,” who exhibits an unwavering attitude to push above the norm of his/her field. The primary goal of the Experience Designer is to imagine and execute something out of nothing. 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Work with a Design Director to cast the vision of the project

  • Work under a Design Director to conceptualize high-impact concept designs

  • Create and manage direction/vision for a given project(s) with the team assigned

  • Direct designers on the desired creative output

  • Play a critical role in ideation during Sandbox events with clients

  • Be the art director through the production art and lead internal and external talent

  • Have the knowledge to create and proof production-ready art files 

  • Work alongside other designers of all levels to cohesively reach a design goal 

  • Manage him/herself to deliver multiple designs for multiple projects in a given week 

  • Clearly articulate design ideas in client-facing meetings 

  • Maintain and strengthen primary design skills while learning and adding disciplines to your repertoire (i.e.  graphic designer learning to work in space, industrial designer learning graphic design, architect learning typography)

  • Consistently produce client-ready work

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a design-related field or equitable professional experience

  • A design background with 3-5 years of design experience is required 

  • Strong experience/working knowledge in these disciplines: Graphic Design, Environmental/Spatial Design with the ability to lead or speak into each of them.

  • Preferred experience in and around  Architecture, Industrial Design, and Exhibit Design

  • A portfolio demonstrating the previously mentioned design capabilities is required.

  • Ability to communicate big ideas and key themes/stories through sketching and graphics 

  • A demonstrated working knowledge of Google Suite, Mac platform, Adobe Suite, SketchUp is required

  • The ability to speak in groups and be client-facing to clearly articulate design ideas is a requirement

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and coach others to achieve team objectives is required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Detail-oriented in the approach to solving problems using design thinking 

  • Inspired by the unknown; not afraid to take on new assignments that may be outside your comfort zone 

  • A self-starter with the ability to learn quickly

  • Ability to be proactive not reactive; advanced problem-solving skills; ability to “think on your feet”

  • Ability to delegate tasks as needed

  • Effective communication skills, internal (teams, leadership) and external (vendors, clients)

  • Be enthusiastic and have a good attitude

  • Embrace change

Working Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Reaching, standing, walking, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing and repetitive motion.

  • Primarily office-based work – exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, sits or stands

  • Close visual acuity to perform activities at distances close to the eye

  • Subject to activities that occur inside and outside, heat and noise

  • When working in the office, not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions

By nature, this job description cannot be exhaustive: additional responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements and working conditions may be associated with this job.

Advent, LLC is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.