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Events architect
at Bompas & Parr

Bompas & Parr is hiring an events architect to join its team in London.

Bompas & Parr is a creative studio, made up of architects, chefs, designers, marketeers, strategist and technologist. Through respected consultancy, delivering Location Based Experiences (LBEs) and writing publications, the studio challenges the world around us with radical creativity and a thirst for provoking innovation. The studio works with cultural institutions, attractions, governments and placemaking develops to deliver this work. We’re a fast-paced, creative company who love what we do and do what we love – and we’re keen to work with someone who shares our outlook.

Bompas & Parr are looking for an events architect to join the team on a permanent basis to lead to the design and production offering of Bompas & Parr projects, events, installations and builds to successfully deliver original creative.

Bompas & Parr is an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment, where all applicants will receive equal consideration regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disabilities.

Objectives for this role

The events architect will play a key, hands-on, collaborative role working with internal and external teams to bring briefs and ideas to life. Taking ownership of briefs from concept to completion, you will generate creative and unique ideas in line with the clients’ requirements using your skills in 2D and 3D design and production whilst working within project timeline and budgets.

Design:

  • produce hand-drawn sketches to range from product prototypes to interior perspectives
  • propose suitable material and surface details
  • use softwares such as Rhino and CAD to produce 3D visuals as well as 2D sketches
  • produce samples and mock-ups where required
  • ensure the events team are kept up-to-date with all creative and technical project developments

Production:

  • support the production and build of projects, from brief to ideation, on-site build and de-rig
  • interrogate the brief with the project manager, and work collaboratively to develop the creative, scope, clarify and develop the technical design – managing the necessary resources and budget to the point of contracting, production and installation
  • be responsible for all H&S affecting the design, installation and operations.
  • prepare and manage production timelines
  • source suitable external suppliers such as fabricators and technicians

Financial responsibilities:

  • work within set budgetary restriction and identify where production savings can be made
  • input and source production costs for client quotes
  • provide project financial reports for clients and internal use
  • negotiate and contract third party suppliers

About you

The ideal candidate will possess a genuine passion for events and experience design, and approach tasks with adaptability and flexibility. We want someone who can show ownership of achieving personal objectives through positive action. This role will require someone to have best-in-class interpersonal skills that can communicate regularly and effectively with internal and external stakeholders at all levels. Working well as a team and helping one another to deliver projects and overcome hurdles is key at Bompas & Parr, so it is important that the right candidate can seek support at the earliest opportunity should problems arise as well as support their team when needed.

Essential experience:

  • at least three years’ experience in event production and client services, delivering solutions in an agency environment, operating at a senior level
  • proficiency in 3D design software such as Rhino and CAD.
  • outstanding presentation skills and ability to articulate creative ideas with flair
  • writing experience; creative rationale for proposals and explanation of consumer journeys and experience
  • proficient use in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Keynote and Adobe Creative Suite
  • experience of managing installations for events

www.bompasandparr.com

This position is only available to applicants based in the United Kingdom