Scenic Designer (Experiential)

New York, New York | Freelance | Job ID #50798 |
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Our client, a boutique creative experiential agency, is looking for a Scenic Designer for Experiential projects to join their team beginning with a brief freelance period. This role begins on-site immediately in New York City.


  • Work with team from brief stage through execution, determining opportunities for set design and necessary functions for a range of experiential events.
  • Partner closely with strategists, designers, producers and the client to bring ideas to life feasibly and on budget.
  • Lend a hand in the conceptualization and designing of event spaces, signage, user interfaces, print, etc
  • Participate in production meetings to create overall concept/aesthetic for events.
  • Work with production team to create a set that meets needs of production/fits overall concept.
  • Create ground plans, models, and renderings as necessary to illustrate design to production team.
  • Work with Technical Director to create construction drawings, schedule, and discuss budgeting.
  • Participate in set construction.
  • Discuss necessary floor props/set dressing with props manager.
  • Other tasks may apply.


  • You have a passion for the experiential space!
  • Experience working with programs like SketchUp, Cinema4D, 3ds, CAD or Vectorworks.
  • Portfolio of well thought out design.
  • You possess a strong understanding of set design, lighting, and the elements that go into building an awesome scenic experience.
  • Ability to present ideas visually and verbally.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Self starter who can manage your own time, and work in a group.
  • Ability to travel when needed and work on-site.
  • Strong working knowledge of PowerPoint and Keynote.
  • Bachelor's degree in graphic/interior design or relevant work experience.

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Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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