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Exhibition Designer (0453)

Job details

National Gallery of Victoria
2 Feb 2021
Work type
Full time employment, Fixed Term
Work classification
Community & Access Arts, Culture & Heritage, Design


VPS 3.2 $77,737 gross per annum + 9.5% superannuation

Full Time, Fixed Term for 2 years 
Closing date for applications: 5pm (AEDT) on 02 February 2021 

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

You will undertake exhibition design and planning for temporary exhibitions, collection displays and commercial projects including the preparation of concepts, design development, specifications and documentation drawings for build and tendering purposes and undertake procurement of approved services and project administration. Other key responsibilities include: 

  • Undertaking and supporting the Exhibition Design team in CAD documentation for exhibitions and interpret and advise on architectural and design drawings as required. Developing, conceptualising and executing environmental graphic design for permanent and temporary exhibitions, programs, events and commercial projects. 

  • Preparing budgets, schedules and cost estimates to inform forward planning and forecasting for the exhibition design resources and employing project management methodologies to ensure successful outcomes on time and within budget. 

  • Provide advice and ensure effective liaison and collaboration with NGV staff at all levels and managing external contractors on all aspects of design for exhibitions and commercial projects including production, coordination, scheduling, project and risk management to ensure outcomes are safe, timely and delivered within budget. 

To be successful you will have a relevant tertiary qualification in Interior Design, Architecture or allied field, coupled with proven experience in a design environment, preferably controlling design projects. The proven ability to lead the design process of a project, from conceptual visualisation through to final CAD documentation drawings and specifications for build and tendering purposes. 

You can produce project plans where objectives are clearly defined and action steps for achieving them are clearly specified, regularly communicating with and supporting project team members and ensuring project objectives are met by anticipating and managing potential and emerging issues.  You observe fine details, identifying gaps in information looks for logical sequences of information and highlights practical considerations of plans and activities. You can confidently convey ideas and information in a clear and interesting way, adapting presentation to suit the audience and ensuring written communications contain necessary information to achieve their purpose.


How to apply

Only people who have a right to work in Australia may apply for this opportunity. For full application details and a copy of the role statement, please refer to our website 

Applications close at 5pm (AEDT) on 02 February 2021.

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25 Jan 2021