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Exhibition Design Coordinator, Academy Museum 

Description

The Academy Museum will be the world’s premier institution dedicated to the art and science of movies. Located at Wilshire and Fairfax in Los Angeles, the Museum will be simultaneously immersive, experimental, educational, and entertaining. More than a museum, this dynamic film center will offer unparalleled experiences and insights into movies and movie-making.

Reporting to the Director of Exhibition Design and Production, you will coordinate the implementation of exhibition design in the museum galleries while focusing on design drawings, shop drawings, renderings and model making.  You will also work with the Director of Exhibition Design and Production, Manager of Fabrication and Manager of Audio Video Installation to understand the needs of any given exhibition.

You Will:

  • Work with curatorial staff to determine artworks and exhibition layout
  • Create drafts for the Exhibition Design Department
  • Work from rough sketches and specifications created by curators and outside producers
  • Convert conceptual ideas to design development drawings
  • Create CAD drawings and other computer renderings to communicate final design plans to all other departments
  • Produce renders, animations or 3D models to communicate design ideas
  • Prepare multiple versions of designs for review by engineers and base building architects
  • Specify dimensions, materials, and procedures for new products
  • Create construction drawings to communicate with Fabrication and Construction team
  • Work with the Fabrication and Construction team to ensure that all design elements are executed according to plan.
  • Manage the making of model and maquettes and prototypes and mock-ups.
  • Source materials and services. Obtain and maintain sample libraries
 
Position Requirements

You Have:

  • B.A. in architecture, interior design, museum studies or a related field; M.A preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience in all phases of exhibition design and construction
  • Technical drawing, model making, and construction drawing skills
  • Proficiency in CAD or VectorWorks, Revit, Rhino, and Adobe Suite
  • Experience with construction technologies
  • 1+ years of experience with construction documents for museum projects
  • Excellent rendering/animation skills in Cinema 4D or others
  • Knowledge of Audio/Video and Lighting systems
  • Experience working with high profile contract designers
  • Familiarity with building’s HVAC, electrical systems, access points, and load capacity
  • Experience coordinating with multi-disciplinary project teams in a gallery or museum environment

Our Benefits

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision
  • PTO and Sick Time
  • 401(k)
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Education B.A. in architecture, interior design, museum studies or a related field; M.A preferred  
Position Exhibition Design Coordinator  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 2/7/2020  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy is the world's preeminent movie related organization, comprised of 8,000+ accomplished men and women working in cinema. We recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures.





 
EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

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