JOB BOARD

Position Opening

Junior Exhibition Designer

 

About the Company
Since 2013 and headquartered in Melbourne, AUS with offices in the U.S., Flying Fish works with museums and science centers around the world to develop and tour exhibitions. Serving as a resource to the museum industry, Flying Fish offers a portfolio of touring exhibitions in addition to its services in design, fabrication, freight, tour operations, and sales representation. At Flying Fish, our clients rely on us to offer them quality products and services. Due to demand and the company’s exponential growth, we’re seeking to grow the size of the company at each of its current locations (Melbourne and Minneapolis).

 

About the Position
Flying Fish is actively seeking an exceptionally creative 3D designer to join our team. We’re looking for the right creative thinker who has a natural ability to extract a 3D storytelling experience from an exhibition concept. Our focus is on the production of museum and science center exhibitions. The selected candidate will help our team to conceptualize an exhibition for use in proposals, RFP responses, etc. The candidate will work with our Fabrication Manager to bring the idea physically to fruition in our fabrication facility.

At Flying Fish, we offer a diversity of exceptional clients and projects, as well as the opportunity for creative growth and advancement.

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time, permanent position.

 

Location
The selected candidate will work in the U.S. sales office in the Twin Cities, MN.

 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following: architecture, environmental design, industrial design, exhibit design or experiential design.
  • Minimum of five years of 3D design experience.
  • A portfolio that includes examples of exhibits, events, and environments
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and AutoCAD, TMS preferred

 

Preferred Skills

  • Design Visualization: Applicants must have the necessary skills to present creative solutions; sketches
  • Creativity: In order to drive top-notch creative solutions in multiple specialties, an ability to immerse oneself in our clients’ vision is indispensable.
  • Strategy: The ability to think strategically and aid in research, strategy, and experience mapping.
  • Communication: Excellent communication skills will be needed to develop and present creative concepts.
  • Knowledge: A working knowledge of technologies, materials, and building techniques
  • 3D modeling
  • Concept sketching
  • Floor plan/space development
  • Presentation layouts
  • Basic construction drawings

 

Remuneration
Annual salary plus benefits package.

 

Position Duties

  • Create high-quality presentations, visualizations and renderings, sharing 3D design files with partners, graphic design and project management departments.
  • Design creative brand experiences across multiple environments including trade-show exhibits, events, and both temporary and permanent installations.
  • Knowledge of latest production methodology and basic engineering to produce stylish, functional solutions while also reducing the time to market.
  • Strategically and professionally present complex ideas and designs to partners and clients during design meetings via face-to-face, phone, and email
  • Demonstrate a solid design sense through each project that includes space, measurement, form, volume and color.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

 

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

How to Apply

If think you’re right for this position and you’re excited about working with us, we invite you to apply to join our dynamic team. We love what we do and trust you will too. Please send a cover letter, CV, and portfolio to info@flyingfishexhibits.com.

Position Opening

Office Manager

 

About the Company
Since 2013 and headquartered in Melbourne, AUS with an office in the U.S., Flying Fish works with museums and science centers around the world to develop and tour exhibitions. Serving as a resource to the museum industry, Flying Fish offers a portfolio of touring exhibitions in addition to its services in design, fabrication, freight, tour operations, and sales representation. At Flying Fish, our clients rely on us to offer them quality products and services. Due to demand and the company’s exponential growth, we’re seeking to grow the size of the company at each of its current locations (Melbourne and Minneapolis).

 

About the Position
The Office Manager will organize and coordinate office administration and procedures, in order to ensure organizational effectiveness, efficiency and safety. The Office Manager is responsible for developing intra-office communication protocols, streamlining administrative procedures, inventory control, office staff supervision and task delegation.
We’re looking for an energetic professional who doesn’t mind wearing multiple hats. We prefer someone experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks while possessing the ability to work independently with little or no supervision. The ideal candidate is well organized, flexible and enjoys the administrative challenges of supporting an office of diverse people.

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time, permanent position.

 

Location
The selected candidate will work with the company’s Sales Director in its U.S. Sales office in the Twin Cities, MN.

 

Required Education and Experience

  • 5+ years of proven office management, administrative or assistant experience
  • Knowledge of office management responsibilities, systems and procedures
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Knowledge of accounting, data and administrative management practices and procedures
  • Computer skills and knowledge of office software packages (MS Office and Google Suite)

 

Remuneration
Annual salary plus benefits.

 

Position Duties

  • Point person for maintenance, mailing, shipping, supplies, equipment, bills and errands
  • Organize and schedule meetings and appointments
  • Organize office operations and procedures
  • Manage relationships with vendors, service providers and landlord, ensuring that all items are invoiced and paid on time
  • Responsible for managing office services by ensuring office operations and procedures are organized, correspondences are controlled, filing systems are designed, supply requisitions are reviewed and approved and that clerical functions are properly monitored
  • Establish a historical reference for the office by outlining procedures for protection, retention, record disposal, retrieval and staff transfers
  • Responsible for developing and implementing office policies by setting up procedures and standards to guide the operation of the office
  • Assign and monitor clerical, administrative and secretarial responsibilities and tasks among office staff
  • Responsible for recruiting staff for the office and providing orientation and training to new employees
  • Responsible for ensuring office financial objectives are met by preparing annual budget for the office, planning the expenditures, analyzing variances and carrying out necessary corrections that may arise
  • Participate actively in the planning and execution of company events
  • Design and implement filing systems
  • Ensure filing systems are maintained and current
  • Ensure security, integrity and confidentiality of data
  • Design and implement office policies and procedures
  • Oversee adherence to office policies and procedures
  • Implement procedural and policy changes to improve operational efficiency
  • Monitor and maintain office supplies inventory
  • Manage payroll processes

 

Competencies

  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Planning and Organization
  • Time Management
  • Attention to Detail
  • Accuracy
  • Delegation
  • Initiative
  • Integrity
  • Adaptability
  • Teamwork
  • Budgeting
  • Developing Standards
  • Process Improvement
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Results Driven
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Capacity

 

How to Apply

If think you’re right for this position and you’re excited about working with us, we invite you to apply to join our dynamic team. We love what we do and trust you will too. Please send a cover letter and CV to info@flyingfishexhibits.com.

Position Opening

Fabrication Manager

 

About the Company
Since 2013 and headquartered in Melbourne, AUS with an office in the U.S., Flying Fish works with museums and science centers around the world to develop and tour exhibitions. Serving as a resource to the museum industry, Flying Fish offers a portfolio of touring exhibitions in addition to its services in design, fabrication, freight, tour operations, and sales representation. At Flying Fish, our clients rely on us to offer them quality products and services. Due to demand and the company’s exponential growth, we’re seeking to grow the size of the company at each of its current locations (Melbourne and Minneapolis).

 

About the Position
We are looking for an experienced Fabrication Manager to manage the initial setup of our fabrication facility to the daily operations and oversight of all projects including project budgets, schedules and required equipment and personnel. Working with direct support, from all facets of the company, the Fabrication Manager will also have a dedicated sales team devoted to bringing in new and exciting projects. Initially overseeing 2-3 fabricators, the fabrication manager should be well versed in OSHA processes/procedures and have a solid foundation in supervision and project management. Hands on experience and being able to work on the tools is a must.

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time, permanent position.

 

Location
The selected candidate will work in the U.S. location in the Twin Cities, MN.

 

Required Education and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of related experience in similar field
  • Relevant post-secondary education preferred
  • Carpentry/Cabinet making experience
  • Previous experience with build, architectural and design drawings
  • Knowledge of vectorworks, sketchup or autoCAD
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Ability to problem solve and think on your feet
  • Organizational skills and process-oriented
  • Ability to work with various departments within the company in a constructive and professional manner

 

Remuneration
Annual salary plus benefits.

 

Position Duties

  • Management of fabrication projects and fabrication team
  • Develop and manage fabrication project budget and schedules
  • Direct vendors and fabricators in design and manufacturing
  • Bid and negotiate purchases and contracts for a variety of materials
  • Create work orders for shop fabrication
  • Report project status to project managers on an ongoing basis
  • Identify and develop potential suppliers and enhance relationships with existing suppliers
  • Provide expertise as an in-house resource for other departments

 

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

How to Apply

If think you’re right for this position and you’re excited about working with us, we invite you to apply to join our dynamic team. We love what we do and trust you will too. Please send a cover letter and CV to info@flyingfishexhibits.com.

Position Opening

A/V Exhibition Manager

 

About the Company
Since 2013 and headquartered in Melbourne, AUS with an office in the U.S., Flying Fish works with museums and science centers around the world to develop and tour exhibitions. Serving as a resource to the museum industry, Flying Fish offers a portfolio of touring exhibitions in addition to its services in design, fabrication, freight, tour operations, and sales representation. At Flying Fish, our clients rely on us to offer them quality products and services. Due to demand and the company’s exponential growth, we’re seeking to grow the size of the company at each of its current locations (Melbourne and Minneapolis).

 

About the Position
We are looking for an individual experienced in A/V to manage exhibition A/V setups and take downs at museums and science centers throughout North America. Working with direct support, from all facets of the company, the A/V Manager will be responsible for managing the A/V components of exhibition builds and installations. This may include organizing a “spec” sheet, testing new ideas/products and managing the building of interactives, projection environments, etc. The A/V Manager should be well-versed in the latest technologies and be creative with their skills.  Extensive projection, audio and augmented reality installations ranging from single projectors to 30-40 projectors/speakers galleries. Previous experience with these types of installation and spec’ing is essential for this position.

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time, permanent position.

 

Location
The selected candidate will work in the U.S. location in the Twin Cities, MN.

 

Required Education and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of related experience in similar field
  • Relevant post-secondary education preferred
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Ability to problem solve and think on your feet
  • Organizational skills and process-oriented
  • Ability to work with various departments within the company in a constructive and professional manner
  • Previous experience with BrightSign, WATCHOUT, and large projection environments and interactives

 

Remuneration
Annual salary plus benefits.

 

Position Duties

Main Duties

  • Serve as audiovisual specialist for exhibitions, installations, and projects
  • Responsible for researching developing technologies and implementing technologies for all exhibition and project needs
  • Assist in the planning and manage the execution of technically complex and/or artistically demanding projects
  • Work closely with the operations and fabrication teams and designers in order to recommend strategies for presenting media within the exhibition or installation
  • As necessary, trains staff in proper equipment use and procedures
  • Supervises the condition and storage of audiovisual equipment and maintains and updates an inventory and maintenance record for equipment; Supervises repairs, as well as any service contracts related to that equipment
  • Creates and maintains spec sheets and installation manuals

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

How to Apply

If think you’re right for this position and you’re excited about working with us, we invite you to apply to join our dynamic team. We love what we do and trust you will too. Please send a cover letter and CV to info@flyingfishexhibits.com.