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Exhibitions Designer

Job details

Christchurch City Council
29 May 2022
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Community & Access Arts, Design, Visual Arts


Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū is looking for an outstanding Exhibitions Designer to work within our Exhibitions and Collections team. You will work on Gallery exhibitions, displays and artist projects from the initial design stage right through to installation and project completion. You will work closely with curators, artists and project team members to seek innovative and engaging ways of presenting art for our audiences. You will be able to demonstrate a strong aesthetic style, an eye for detail and exceptionally good practical skills in regard to art handling, installation and construction.

To tackle this exciting role you will be a team player with excellent communication skills. Ideally you will have arts/design experience in a museum, art gallery, and theatre production or construction environment. You will have working knowledge of current design software and experience with audio visual and multi-media technology, especially data projection, sound and other digital applications. You will demonstrate superior problem solving skills as well as a broad range of creativity, innovation and technical expertise.

Here at the Council, our work is our community. We feel a strong sense of connection to our city, as we play a vital role in making it the place to be, now and in the future. Our diverse, fun team value and respect each other, and work together every day to serve the community. Christchurch is the home of one of New Zealand's most important public art collections and dynamic exhibition programmes, this is your opportunity to be a part of it and join the largest art institution in the South Island.

Help us make Ōtautahi Christchurch a contemporary and vibrant city celebrated for art, creativity and diversity.

Join our team today.

To view the position description and apply please visit and search vacancy number 25630.

Additional recruitment information

Hours of work: permanent, full-time position

Salary: $61,322 to $76,665 per annum

The health and safety of our residents and staff remain the Christchurch City Councils top priority. We want our facilities and services to be accessible to as many people as possible which means that anyone working at any Christchurch City Council site must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

The Christchurch City Council is committed to creating a workplace that attracts, retains, and values employees from a diverse range of ethnicities, backgrounds and experiences. Christchurch benefits from a diverse community, introducing a wide range of experiences and skills that make our city better and Council decision making more informed.

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