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Interactives Designer - Paragon Creative

30 Oct 2018 4:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Department:      Interactive Design

Job Title:             Interactives Designer

Reporting to:     Interactives Manager

Hours of work:  40 hours per week (8 hours per day, 5 days per week)

Breaks:                Unpaid 30 min lunch break

Job Location:      Elvington, York

Conditions:         Office based, may have to travel within the UK from time to time, and very occasionally it may be overseas.

Hourly Rate: Dependent upon experience

Benefits:             22 days’ annual leave (plus bank holidays), life assurance, workplace pension, tax free tax free cycle/tech scheme, eyecare vouchers, free offsite parking

Job Description:

Paragon Creative is one of the world's leading creative design and build companies and we are looking for an Interactive Designer to expand Design team.  You will  be responsible to design reliable and engaging interactive exhibits and displays for museums and visitor centres.  


Company Overview


Paragon Creative is one of the world's leading creative design and build companies and we are looking for talented people to expand our first-class team. We work with some of the world's most exciting organisations including the International Olympic Committee, DreamWorks, Royal Palaces, Harrods, Hamleys, the Science Museum and the Natural History Museum. Working life at Paragon is anything but uneventful and if you want to work on some of the most innovative and inspiring experiential projects around, come and join us. Paragon Creative is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we actively work towards equality in the workplace.


Main Purpose of the Job


As Interactive Designer you will be responsible to design reliable and engaging interactive exhibits and displays for museums and visitor centres

Key Tasks and Responsibilities


• Working from a client’s brief design bespoke hands on Interactive exhibit

• Ensure the design can be produced in budget and to schedule

• Create design concepts for client approval

• Collaborating with other in-house production departments, project managers and directors when required.

• Prototyping ideas in the workshop

• Work in the Interactives workshop when required

• Produce detailed production drawings, 2D CNC & 3D printing files for manufacture

• Complete full and detailed Bill of Materials

• Work within the allocated design time for the project

• Some element of working away from home or abroad may be required


Skills and Experience


Essential:

• Minimum 1 years Solidworks experience

• Competent in using 2D AutoCad

• Conversant with Microsoft packages

• Previous experience of producing drawings for manufacture

• Broad range of  mechanical knowledge

• Good understanding of engineering drawing techniques

• Experience of designing hands on interactives or a relevant industry

• Hands on experience in manufacturing in a relevant industry

• Experience working in a variety of materials

• Experience in using Bills of Materials

• UK driving license

• Must hold a valid passport

Desirable:

• Degree qualified

• Experience of site work in UK or abroad

• Experience in leading a team

• Experience in dealing with clients

• CSCS certified

Personnel Specification


Essential:

• Creative thinker

• Good communicator

• Eye for detail

• Able to work as part of team or independently as required

• Flexible

• Good time management

• Enthusiastic

• Forward planner

• Driving Licence

Desirable:

• Leadership skills

Benefits:

• Core Hours Policy. Flexible Start and Finish Times between 07:30 and 17:30 (Core working hours 09:00 – 16:00) 

• 22 Days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays)

• Life Assurance

• Work Place Pensions

• Tax Free Cycle/Tech Scheme

• Eyecare Vouchers

• Free off-Site Parking 




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