Exhibitions Design



The Head, Exhibitions Design should possess a finely tuned sensitivity to the creation and extension of the aesthetic experience in exhibition-making and design production. The incumbent will work jointly with the museum curators and exhibitions team, to develop, execute and maintain high standards in the aesthetic aspects of exhibition-making.


Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize and actualize exhibition presentation and related aesthetic production
  • Plan, manage and orchestrate the entire work flow for exhibition design and production (be it for permanent galleries, changing exhibitions or temporary site specific installations)
  • Coordinate and facilitate the aesthetic aspects of exhibition-making related to marketing, merchandising, education and public programmes
  • Oversee and execute other logistical and administrative aspects such as:
    • Preparing the exhibition design proposal (i.e. 3d walk-through, visualizations, marquette, etc), and execution schedule with relevant curators and external suppliers and services
    • Monitoring and maintaining the overall design and execution process and work schedule
    • Overseeing exhibition design and fabrication 
    • Working with relevant the exhibitions team on artwork management services and design installation
    • Working with relevant exhibitions team on exhibition lighting and audio-visual requirements
    • Monitoring and assessing performance of external exhibition-related vendors
    • Respond to feedback for exhibitions (aesthetic aspects)
    • Any other aspects of exhibition work relating to overall presentation
  • Mentor and supervise junior colleagues/external service providers in the planning and execution of exhibitions and exhibition-related products
  • Handle ad-hoc assignments related to aesthetic requirements as and when required

Job Requirements

  • Candidate should have a good bachelor’s degree, with at least 5-10 years of experience in the field of visual art
  • Ability to read technical drawings (such as mechanical and electrical, audio visual and information technology works) and experience in managing contractors and consultants will be advantageous
  • Excellent interpersonal and project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Ability to lead others as well as work as a team
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and handle paperwork efficiently
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Keen interest in the arts, heritage and museum field

Salary and Position Offered will Commensurate with Work Experience

Please send your application to [email protected]. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified.