Production Designer Portland

We’re looking for a Production Designer in Portland!

What do we need?

A new full time Production Designer to work alongside our existing team.

The Production Designer is responsible for design activities and the production of assets for branded environments – anything from store design, retail windows, exhibitions, or pop-up events for clients. The Production Designer will oversee 2D floor plans and elevations to ensure the design intent will be successful within the retail space. Each project will consist of; design, renderings, production, and engineering – it will be the Production Designer’s role to organize this information within one document for presentation by the team. It is the Production Designer’s responsibility to; pre-flight, prepare, and send final mechanicals/files for vendor use and fabrication.

What will you be doing?

  • Manage multiple projects on tight deadlines

  • Attends any client meetings as necessary

  • Develop and elevate design direction and apply them to space and environments

  • The ability to read floor plans and site surveys

  • Strong mathematics skills and the ability to work with art in 10% (or other) scales

  • Design and create production design, file preparation, and mechanical files

  • Performs assigned tasks within the overall Production workflow and assigned budget

  • Meets quality standards at all times for all assigned deliverables

  • Maintain basic understanding of industry competitors, trends, products, and up-and-coming designers

  • Design graphics and layouts for 2D and 3D applications

  • Prepare accurate presentation and mechanical files

  • Creates strong and effective internal partnerships and collaborates across the business

  • Supports the team by pitching in at any level and effectively working across the organization to meet the needs of the business

What skills are required?

The list of qualifications includes the minimum qualifications necessary for any new employee for this position, such as specific prior work experience, certifications/licenses, technical knowledge of software, machinery, or tools, and physical abilities such as relevant lifting, bending, walking, and/or stooping.

  • Bachelors degree in Graphic Design, or related field preferred

  • 3+ years’ work experience in production or graphic design

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced creative environment

  • Ability to effectively and appropriately interact with co-workers at a variety of levels, across many disciplines

  • Effective negotiation and problem-solving skills required

  • A demonstrated track record of gaining trust and respect by consistently demonstrating sound critical thinking skills and maintaining composure in stressful situations

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of employees

  • Highly organized with a keen sense of attention to detail

  • Exceptional initiative and follow-through skills

  • After hours work and travel may be required

  • Recommended but not required: Sketchup and other 3D software

  • Recommended but not required: Auto CAD or other architectural programs

  • Recommended but not required: Cad Tools (Adobe Illustrator Plug-in for dimension call-outs)

  • Recommended but not required: Keynote, Powerpoint, Googledocs

  • Recommended but not required: Video, photography, and motion graphics

  • Recommended but not required: Knowledge of building codes and space requirements

What will you earn?

A fair and reasonable wage that reflects your experience and skills.

Anything else?

You must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment. We do a high volume of work, often on tight timelines and our dedication to client satisfaction is uncompromising. Some travel should be expected. Our open floor plan makes it easy to collaborate with fellow employees. We strive on ensuring everyone can get the help they need. We share our strengths as team to make everyone’s skill-set better.

Get in touch

Interested? Send your resume and portfolio to
We’d love to hear from you. No agencies please.