• Liaise with clients to discuss the brief (themes, ideas or products to be promoted)
  • Discuss the brief and design concepts with the design team, finalise proposals and present these to clients
  • Develop a genuine understanding of the client's brand, products, needs and objectives, as well as the motivations behind customers' buying decisions
  • Create initial design sketches and computer-generated 3D visuals, sometimes building models and prototypes
  • Do a variety of design work (graphic design and artwork) for different displays and exhibitions
  • Work on quotes - once the design brief and concept are established, the costs need to be calculated to make sure the project is financially viable
  • Attend meetings with the accounts and sales teams to take briefs and to present your designs
  • Take financial responsibility for a project in terms of meeting budget constraints
  • Handle production orders for materials and site services, e.g. electronics
  • Meet with and brief suppliers

  • HND or foundation degree in an art and design
  • Relevant work experience
  • Strong design, drawing and artistic skills, including the ability to do perspective sketches
  • Creative, imaginative and lateral thinking
  • Effective communication skills for dealing and liaising with colleagues and clients through presentations, written bids and reports, and also through designs
  • The ability to work well under pressure
  • An outgoing and positive personality
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills in order to meet exhibition deadlines