We use cookies to better understand how you use our site and to provide ads and other offers that may be most relevant to you. By closing this message box or continuing to use our site, you agree to our use of cookies. To find out more, please see our Privacy Policy.

Occupation Profile for Set and Exhibit Designers

Design special exhibits and movie, television, and theater sets. May study scripts, confer with directors, and conduct research to determine appropriate architectural styles.

 
 
 

 
 
Overview
$41,820.00 Median Annual Wage 1,000 Average Job Openings Per Year
3.7 Average Unemployment Percentage 13.9 Percentage That Completed High School
12,000 Employment Numbers in 2006 31.4 Percentage That Had Some College
14,000 Employment Numbers in 2016 (est.) 54.6 Percentage That Went Beyond College Degree

Sample Job Titles
Art and Exhibits Director
Art Coordinator
Art Director
Artist
Curator
Design Chief
Designer
Display Coordinator
Display Designer
Exhibit Designer
Exhibit Preparator
Exhibitions Curator
Food Stylist
Historical Society Window Dresser
Installations Designer
Manager, Exhibits
Miniature Set Designer
Museum Curator
Presentation Specialist
Production Manager
Room Designer
Scenic Designer
Set Decorator
Set Designer
Show Design Supervisor
Stage Scenery Designer
Stage Set Designer
Supervisor, Scenic Arts
Television Scenic Design Supervisor

Related Occupations

Sources: Career Guide to Industries (CGI), Occupational Information Network (O*Net), Occupation Outlook Handbook (OOH)
Knowledge
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
Skills
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Abilities
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
  • Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
Tasks
  • Supplemental — Attend rehearsals and production meetings in order to obtain and share information related to sets.
  • Core — Collaborate with those in charge of lighting and sound so that those production aspects can be coordinated with set designs or exhibit layouts.
  • Core — Acquire, or arrange for acquisition of, specimens or graphics required to complete exhibits.
  • Supplemental — Arrange for outside contractors to construct exhibit structures.
  • Core — Research architectural and stylistic elements appropriate to the time period to be depicted, consulting experts for information as necessary.
Activities
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Related College Curriculum
 
Featured Online Colleges
 
For more online colleges, click here.
 
Colleges Offering Curriculum

8767027 Set and Exhibit Designer Jobs Found


This job assumes accountability for patient plans of care; provides and manages care to individuals and cohorts of patients within a unit; designs, implements and evaluates nursing interventions by ...
Ochsner - Gretna, LA, USA - posted 9 days ago ago
Are you a problem solver? Do you like making meaningful connections with people? Are you interested in a rewarding career working with the world's most exciting brands? If so, 24-7 Intouch is a ...
24-7 Intouch - Denver, CO, USA - posted 2 days ago ago
United American Insurance Company currently has an excellent opportunity for bilingual Customer Service Representatives. As the Customer Service Representative (CSR) you will provide exceptional ...
Globe Life Insurance - McKinney, TX, USA - posted 5 days ago ago
Globe Life is actively interviewing Bilingual Customer Service applicants. Customer Service Team members can earn up base pay plus bonuses for performance and additional pay for bilingual speakers
Globe Life Insurance - McKinney, TX, USA - posted 5 days ago ago
We have an exciting opportunity for Conservation Specialist to work 2nd shift. As the Conservation Specialist you will: • Maintain direct contact with policyholders by telephone. • Retain current ...
American Income Life - Waco, TX, USA - posted 5 days ago ago
At arvato, we measure our success through the successes of our customers. Our DNA is built upon Customer Obsession, Ownership and Continuous Improvement (Hustle). We achieve our goals by means of ...
Arvato - Chandler, AZ, USA - posted 6 days ago ago
Great vacations begin with great employees! Combine your experience and sense of adventure by joining our exciting team of employees in Springfield, OR. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is pleased to ...
Royal Caribbean Cruise Line - Springfield, OR, USA - posted 4 days ago ago
Electronic Service Specialist needed in Danville, IL. The Electronic Service Specialist is responsible for troubleshooting and repairing plant equipment as well as taking on and overseeing special ...
Trillium - Danville, IL, USA - posted 1 month ago ago
Overview As a leader in the jewelry industry for four generations and as the largest family-owned jeweler in the U.S., Shane Co. serves our customers with an unparalleled standard of excellence. Our ...
Shane Company - Westminster, CO, USA - posted 24 days ago ago
Manager, Strategic Account Position Summary As a Strategic Account Manager for the largest sales team in the cruise industry, this is not your average sales manager role. You dream big, you hit the ...
Royal Caribbean Cruise Line - Jackson, MS, USA - posted 23 days ago ago
Jobs results sponsored by ZipRecruiter
More Set and Exhibit Designer Job Results...
 
 
 
 
 

JOB SEARCH