Junior Designer - Harbor Entertainment Careers

Harbor Entertainment

Company Details

Harbor Entertainment provides high quality custom events that strengthen our clients’ brand connections.

With a focus on customer service and attention to detail, the company designs and produces impactful experiences such as corporate meetings, brand activations, trade show exhibits, customer appreciation events, and large galas.

We are looking for passionate team members that are interested in being involved in a fast-paced environment with a rapidly expanding business. Please read more at www.harbor-entertainment.com.

Position Summary

The Harbor Entertainment Junior Designer is responsible for supporting all design related topics surrounding events, exhibits and specialty builds. This position requires flexible hours and travel. The Junior Designer will report to the Founder and Creative Director equally.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design assistant to the Creative Director of Harbor Entertainment
  • Adhere to design procedures set forth by the Creative Director
  • Utilize the design concepts and work with the Creative Director to help execute new exhibit builds and/ or event materials. This will include research and brainstorming, build plans, creating CAD files, and cut files for the shop CNC, and working in the shop to finish and build specialty pieces. 
  • Coordinate with Creative Director and Shop & Warehouse Manager on project timeline for related projects
  • Help to create build plans, propose and price out materials, and create prototypes and models
  • Refine skills to efficiently work in Sketchup & Adobe Suite. Additional programs may include Fusion 360 or Vray Render
  • Adhere to shop rules:
    • Maintain a clean and organized workshop at all times
    • All tools put up at the end of each day
    • Making sure tools and shop are secured, locked and powered down at the end of each day
    • Weekly sweeping and dust collection
    • Notify superiors if a piece of equipment needs repair or a part replaced
    • Ensuring all stored items are properly returned to the location they were pulled
  • Maintain shop safety as set forth by Shop & Warehouse Manager
  • Travel to event sites and assist with install and run of show
  • Track and organize all expenses as related to the projects you are working
  • All other duties as necessary
    • The need to be a general “runner” and or assistant will arise, especially when on event site. Keeping a positive attitude and knowing you are working towards the goal of seeing a project complete is imperative. 

*This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee; duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice

Education/Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Degree in Industrial Design

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Additional Skills and Abilities:

  • Self-starter and knowledge hungry
  • Must be exceptionally detail oriented, paying attention to even the smallest details
  • Extremely well-organized with strong multi-tasking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and vendor management skills
    • Ability to communicate with all parties via phone, email and in person resulting in a successful event for client, guests, vendors, and venues
  • Must be able to resolve conflicts and complaints
  • Ability to remain calm and work well under pressure
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and deadlines
  • Effectively network with a wide variety of clients, vendors, venues and establish professional relationships
  • Dependable, reliable, and maintain high-quality standards
  • Professional appearance and persona
  • Google Business, Microsoft Office, both Mac and PC proficient
  • Read and use a tape measure

Work Environment/Physical Requirements

  • Good physical strength and stamina
  • Able to lift 50lbs
  • Able to work extended hours when required 
  • Harbor Entertainment is a drug-free company, and testing is mandatory

Contact

Qualified applications may send resume and cover letter to:

kasey@harbor-entertainment.com

For any questions, please contact Harbor Entertainment:

615-891-1219