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Benjamin Jones

Benjamin Jones

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

About 

My name is Benjamin Jones – A designer and artist living in Brooklyn, NY. With an educational background in Theater and Exhibit design, I've worked in many different fields, including acoustics, residential architecture, museum design and experiential marketing. I’ve been passionate about creating spatial experiences since I can remember. If you’d like to reach out to me please email me at bgjones314@gmail.com\



Employment 

We're Magnetic, New York, NY, US, Design and Production Detailer

• Responsible for technical design and layout of experiential events for Facebook, Sony, Netflix and other top-tier companies.
• Perform event site visits and produce accurate ground plans for production.
• Oversee production vendors during design realization process.

Jan 2017 - current
 

Benjamin Jones Designs, New York, NY, US, Freelance Designer

• Coach, Inc. Drafted and detailed fixtures for production. Detailed best practices for the Coach design manual.
• Crystal McKensie, Inc. Exhibition designer on redesign of New York Power Authority’s visitor centers. Developed signage and wayfinding for National Museum of the U.S. Army.
• Geoff Howell Studios Worked on designs for high retail displays for Chanel, Saks 5th Avenue, Gucci, and Tiffany & Co.
• Eventive Marketing Worked on designs for Hilton’s 2015 NYC Gay Pride
Parade float.
• Public Factory Store @ Soho Grand Designed and built in-store fixtures.
• Eclectic Precision Developed content and design for Christmas light show.
• Children’s Museum of Manhattan Developed content and physical prototype exhibit elements.

Jul 2010 - Jan 2017
 

SIA Acoustics, New York, NY, US, Architectural Consultant

• Responsible for design and layout of recording studios, theaters and events.
• Managed construction projects and supervised on-site construction inspections.
• Developed acoustical construction details.
• Created schematic plans for sound system design.

Jul 2006 - Jun 2009
 

Van Brody Architects, New York, NY, US, Senior Draftsman

• Designed layouts and facades of residential condominium units.
• Researched and created zoning study reports for NYC Building Department.
• Architectural Experience

Feb 2004 - Jul 2006
 

Education 

Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY, US, Masters, Exhibition Design

Jul 2009 - Jun 2010
 

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US, Bachelors, Theater Design and Technology

Sep 1995 - May 1999
 

Areas of Specialization 

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