At the Saint Louis Science Center our mission is to ‘ignite and sustain lifelong science and technology learning’. We seek to make science fun through informal, interactive learning experiences. We are a team of educators, entertainers and science enthusiasts! Our expert staff, passionate volunteers, educational and corporate partners all work together to make the Saint Louis Science Center one of the top 10 Science Centers in the country.
The Experience department is part of the Science Center’s Science, Education and Experience (SEE) division. The Experience department supports the Science Center’s mission by planning, developing and designing, fabricating and installing the Science Center’s physical experiences. Under the supervision of the Director of Exhibits, the Exhibit Designer actively participates in the Science Center’s mission by conceptualizing and designing small- and medium-scale three-dimensional and two-dimensional exhibits for production.
The Exhibit Designer works closely with the Director of Exhibits, Technical Director for Exhibit Electronics, the Interactive Exhibit Developer, Science Content Developer, and exhibit development teams visualize new visitor experiences and interpretive messaging through graphic layouts, environments, structures, cabinetry and interactives. The Exhibition Designer uses critical art and preparation skills to produce required models, prototypes, sketches or renderings to communicate design concepts to project team members, Science Center staff and external stakeholders.
Exhibit Design and Conceptualization
Graphic Design and Coordination
Act as an active, engaged Science Center employee with creative problem solving skills who demonstrates a willingness to take initiative to achieve project learning objectives, form connections and network with resources in the community and beyond.
Ability to work weekends and nights to meet the needs of production, fabrication and installation schedules.
Good physical stamina is required and the ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
This position requires a high degree of planning and communication skills. It involves a great deal of listening, questioning, interpretation, coordination, and cooperation with other Science Center staff, outside contractors/consultants, and external vendors.
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