The Interactive Experience Designer is responsible for creating a seamless, delightful visitor experience that tells a strategic story, looks visually-stunning, and meets clients' goals. This position is responsible for setting the artistic vision of real-world, physical experiences, environments, and exhibits. They'll work alongside creative marketing strategists and technologists to develop and pitch creative concepts and then bring them to life. This position is involved from start to finish—ideation through build through on-site activation.
A background in Industrial Design, Architecture, or Interactive Exhibit Design is required, along with a portfolio of best-in-class work. A strong understanding of marketing and a history of crafting concepts in response to creative marketing briefs is strongly preferred.
Required skills include 3D modeling and rendering, visual design, user experience design and design of exhibit layouts and plans.
Location: Pittsburgh, PA and San Francisco, CA are both options for this position. Our studio is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA but we are building a strategy/creative team in SF. All candidates will be required to work in Pittsburgh, PA to start.
The Interactive Experience Designer is accountable for the responsibilities listed below:
Project Leadership - conduct initial kick-off meeting with client and Deeplocal team members to understand goals, themes, and other storytelling and marketing objectives
Creative - Brainstorm interactive ideas, media, and physical art to communicate a story. Develop and present a visually-driven pitch deck to communicate concepts and look/feel.
Art Direction - Set the vision for the aesthetics of the experience. Develop and maintain an ongoing deck with design assets, sketches, 3D renderings, mood boards, styles of illustration, interactive inspiration, etc. that expresses the visual approach to the exhibit/installation
Visual Asset Creation with 3D Modeling - Create 3D models, renderings and other necessary visual assets for the exhibit using tools such as Sketchup, Rhino, Max, and Cinema 4d. Generative modeling experience a plus.
Visitor Experience - Develop the visitor experience and produce diagrams and drawings that communicate design intent and describe how the exhibit is organized in the space (its shape, dimensions, materials, and general construction)
Exhibit Layout - Create a floorplan with accurate footprint of exhibit areas
Materials and Finish Selection - Select appropriate materials and finishes for physical experiences
Client Service - Ensure that client requests and feedback are being heard and respectfully addressed throughout the duration of the project
Deeplocal is an internationally-recognized and awarded, creative studio based in Pittsburgh, PA that design and builds experiences for some of the world’s leading brands including Google, Spotify and Netflix.
Deeplocal’s team of 50+ includes experts in marketing, engineering, design, and fabrication who collaborate to develop never-seen-before physical experiences for brand clients.
Deeplocal’s combined open office and fabrication studio includes more than 25,000 square feet of space in a renovated historic brewery on the rivers of Pittsburgh.
From creating a mind-controlled bike that allowed riders to shift with their thoughts, to building a robotic pitching machine that allowed a child to throw out the first pitch at a baseball game from thousands of miles away, to a single button that dims the lights, orders food, silencers your phone and puts on your favorite show, to a machine that graffitied tweets on the roads of the Tour de France, our projects are wide-ranging and unique.
Deeplocal has been behind some of advertising’s most talked about campaigns: the Netflix Socks, Zagat’s Tiny Cafe, Google Fiber Nick’s First Pitch, and the Nike Chalkbot.
Deeplocal has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Western Pennsylvania for the past four years and has received numerous awards in advertising and design. Deeplocal’s work has been featured on Fast Company, Wired, NYTimes, USA Today, the Today Show, Good Morning America, Gizmodo, Engadget, Forbes, and many more.
Invent products and experiences for innovative brands.
To be a place where amazing talent can invent, create and inspire.
Deeplocal is committed to maintaining the company's core values and culture as the company grows. Employees should exhibit the following Deeplocal core values: