Senior Experience Designer
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.
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
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
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.