Position: Experience Designer
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Website: The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute is seeking an Experience Designer responsible for developing, prototyping, and designing exhibit interactives and program elements for new museum experiences.

He/she will work closely with the design team and science resources team to brainstorm, storyboard, and design interactive experiences for testing and evaluation. He/she will construct prototypes while working closely with the Digital Media Designer to incorporate technologies when necessary. He/she will also collaborate with the exhibit designer in sourcing vendors, selecting materials, developing exhibit aesthetic, and generating construction documentation for final fabrication.

The experience designer will serve as a member of the core team for the development and design of capital campaign exhibit projects and creative services projects as assigned. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in industrial design or similar with 2-4 years of professional exhibit design experience. Education and professional experience in materials, production processes, electronics, design drawing, and industrial or mechanical engineering is a must.

Essential skills include: wood, plastic and metal fabrication, basic programming and electro-mechanical assembly. Computer experience with MS Office, AutoCAD or Vectorworks, Arduino, and Adobe Creative Suite. Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.

To Apply:
Send resume with salary requirements to: The Franklin Institute, Human Resources Department, 222 N. 20th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103; E-mail: employment@fi.edu. EOE.