EXHIBITION DESIGNER

VPS 2.2 – $61,016 gross per annum + 9.5% superannuation
Full Time, Fixed Term for 12 months
Closing date for applications: 5pm on 4 March 2020

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking an Exhibition Designer to assist the Exhibition Design team in the development of creative design concepts and solutions for permanent and temporary exhibitions, programs, events and commercial projects.

ABOUT THE POSITION:
Under guidance you will assist the team in undertaking design and planning for temporary exhibitions, collection displays, events, programs and commercial projects including; the preparation of models, concepts, design development, specifications and documentation drawings for build and tendering purposes, arranging quotes and procurement of approved services and project administration. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Undertaking and supporting the Exhibition Design team in CAD documentation including artwork scaling for exhibitions and displays for construction purposes including design and production of environmental graphics and any other key tasks as required.
  • Assisting the exhibition design team with model making, artwork scaling, prototyping and material sourcing under guidance.
  • Preparing schedules and cost estimates to inform planning and budgeting for the exhibition design resources and employing project management methodologies to ensure successful outcomes on time and within budget, under guidance.
  • Ensuring effective liaison and collaboration with NGV staff at all levels and under guidance managing external contractors on all aspects of exhibition design and commercial projects including production, coordination, scheduling and project and risk management to ensure outcomes are safe, timely and delivered within budget.

To be successful you will have an approved degree in Interior Design, Architecture or allied field, coupled with proven experience in a design environment, preferably controlling design projects. You have the ability to execute the design process of a project, from conceptual visualisation through to final CAD documentation drawings and specifications for build and quotation purposes, production of documents for graphics and project administration.

The ability to maintain accurate project records and organise and coordinator project meetings. You seek information required to solve work problems, identifying and proposing practical solutions to problems and implements and adjusts solutions when endorsed by the manager.

For more details refer to the role statement attached.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this role, please send a covering letter, a separate statement addressing each of the key selection criteria as they relate to the job accountabilities, resume and a .PDF portfolio to [email protected] or forward your application to Job Applications, Human Resources, National Gallery of Victoria, PO Box 7259, Melbourne VIC 3004 by 5pm on March 4, 2020.

Download the role statement in Adobe Acrobat format

EVENT AND RETAIL DESIGNER

VPS 3.1 $68,884 gross per annum + 9.5% superannuation
Full Time, Fixed Term for 12 months
Closing date for applications: 5pm on 09 March 2020

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking an Event and Retail Designer who will be responsible for developing creative design concepts and solutions for projects focussing on retail, activations, programs, events and key infrastructure.

ABOUT THE POSITION:
You will plan and design for commercial projects including retail, hospitality, events, programs and Corporate Partnership activations this includes preparing concepts, developing designs, specifications and documentation drawings for build and tendering purposes, arranging quotes and procurement of approved services and project administration. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Designing environmental graphics for projects including retail, events, programs, and activations and dispatching for production environmental graphics including labels, didactic texts, title wall graphics, directional/way finding signage, illustrative and info graphic material and all other visual communications to accompany exhibits.
  • Supporting the Exhibition Design team in CAD documentation for exhibitions and displays for construction purposes, including design and production of environmental graphics.
  • Preparing schedules and cost estimates to inform planning and budgeting for exhibition design resources. Project manage to ensure successful outcomes on time and within budget.
  • Providing expert advice, liaison and collaboration with NGV staff at all levels. Manage external contractors on all aspects of event, hospitality and retail design and commercial projects including production, coordination, scheduling and project and risk management to ensure outcomes are safe, timely and delivered within budget.

To be successful you will have an approved degree in Interior Design, Architecture or allied field, coupled with experience in a design environment, preferably controlling design projects. You have the proven ability to execute the design process of a project, from conceptual visualisation through to final CAD documentation drawings and specifications for build and quotation purposes, production of documents for graphics and project administration.

You can produce produces project plans where objectives are clearly defined and action steps for achieving them are clearly specified, regularly communicates with, and supports project team members and ensures project objectives are met by anticipating and managing potential and emerging issues. You observe fine details, identifies gaps in information, looks for logical sequences of information and highlights practical considerations of plans and activities.

For more details refer to the role statement attached.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this role, please send a covering letter, a separate statement addressing each of the key selection criteria as they relate to the job accountabilities, resume and a .PDF portfolio to [email protected] or forward your application to Job Applications, Human Resources, National Gallery of Victoria, PO Box 7259, Melbourne VIC 3004 by 5pm on March 9, 2020.

Download the role statement in Adobe Acrobat format

The National Gallery of Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity in the workplace. As such, the National Gallery of Victoria encourages applications from people with diverse cultural backgrounds and it is our policy to consider reasonable adjustments for qualified applicants with disabilities.

To submit an application, please send:

  • covering letter
  • statement addressing the key selection criteria in the role statement
  • your curriculum vitae (CV)

E-mail
[email protected]

By post
Human Resources Manager
National Gallery of Victoria
PO Box 7259
Melbourne VIC 3004