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Junior Architect / Environmental Designer

Eight Inc. Eight Inc. Employer:
Beijing, CNLocation:
Fri, May 26 '17Posted on:

JOB DESCRIPTION

Eight Inc.’s Beijing studio is looking for a Junior Designer to work within our growing interdisciplinary studio to create radical, innovative experiences. You will be working as part of our Environments team with other Senior Designers and Directors on the concept design and development of highly experiential 3D environments.

Eight Inc. prides itself in hiring ‘T–Shaped’ people, meaning that while you will have a specialism (Architecture and / or Interior design) at which you excel, your role will also include being asked to think and work across all design disciplines to assist in the production of physical and digital experiences.

The person must be able to work with direction from more senior creative personnel within the studio, with strong listening skills and the ability to interact with a variety of stages of the creative process, from ideation, to production, and implementation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work as part of the environments team on concept and design development of experiential 3D environments such as retail, hospitality, service or leisure spaces
  • Support the design team in the preparation of creative concepts for client presentations in the form of hand sketches, 3D models, 2D drawings, illustrations and / or diagrams
  • Material and reference imagery research and preparation of mood boards
  • Support the design team in preparation of design intent and design development drawing packages in the form of 2D CAD drawings.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision 
  • Report into and review work with Senior Designers, Studio Directors and Principals.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A degree in Architecture, Interior Architecture, 3D Design or similar field.
  • 0-5+ years of experience in any of the above fields.
  • Ability to express ideas in a variety of media including hand sketches, 3d modeling, renderings and/or collages
  • Design obsessive, aware of best practice in industry; driven to advance our understanding of its potential
  • Experience in production of Design Development / Design Intent drawings as part of a Design Development drawing package
  • Be flexible in design and able to take direction, feedback and observations with a positive attitude
  • Ability to meet deadlines and efficiently manage workload
  • Proficiency in 2D CAD package required; (AutoCAD preferred )
  • Proficiency in 3D modeling and rendering software (Rhino and C4D preferred) 
  • Proficiency in Adobe CS suite of programs desired (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign)
  • Proficiency in iOS software (Keynote, Pages) desired but not essential
  • Proficiency in both Chinese and English

ABOUT EIGHT INC.

Eight Inc. makes extraordinary things that change the way people think, feel and do. Eight Inc. designs for some of the most successful and best loved brands in the world. The company works with global brand giants defining strategies, innovating and designing branded experiences that engage the consumer in relevant, dynamic and meaningful ways. Eight Inc. work crosses traditional disciplines and includes environments, products and communications. This work consistently results in award-winning projects and long-term client relationships such as Apple, Nokia, Coach, Citibank and Virgin Atlantic Airways. 

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your CV to chn@eightinc.com or chen@eightinc.com.

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