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We are always looking to connect with talented people that share our passion and vision. If you think you would be a good addition to the team, drop us email and let us know why. info@jackporter.com

Available Positions

Graphic Designer

Jack Porter is looking to add a passionate and creative Graphic Designer to our team. As a Graphic Designer you will play a critical role in the development of dynamic and engaging experiences for stadiums, arenas, museums, retail spaces, visitor centers, and more. A thirst for variety and new challenges is required. This position merges graphic design with spatial thinking and provides an opportunity to create high profile work for elite athletic programs and brands.

Skills + Requirements

  • Energetic and hard-working, with the ability to rapidly think through a problem to generate dynamic ideas
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to receive and deliver constructive critique
  • Thrive under pressure and within tight deadlines
  • Strong understanding of branding concepts and their integration with the built environment
  • Can move rapidly from brainstorming to sketches to developed concepts ready for client presentation
  • Show initiative and have the ability to work effectively both independently and under the direction of the senior design team
  • Must take pride in and be passionate about design work
  • Mastery over Adobe CS with an emphasis in Photoshop
  • 1-3 years of experience in Environmental Graphic Design, Exhibit Design or Graphic Design fields
  • Bachelor’s degree in design field

Extra Credit

  • Experience designing way finding systems
  • 3d exhibit design experience
  • 3D visualization skills (Sketchup or similar)
    Interactive and motion design experience
  • Large format print production experience
  • Experience reading architectural plans and designing in architectural scale
  • Experience with work in a Division I athletic environment
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural plans and shop drawings

If you think you would be a good fit for this position, and have the portfolio of work to back it up, we’d love to talk. Please send your resume and a link to your digital portfolio to info@jackporter.com.

Technical Designer

Jack Porter is looking to add a passionate and creative Technical Designer to join our team. In this position you will play a critical role in the development of dynamic and engaging experiences for stadiums, arenas, museums, retail spaces, visitor centers, and more. A thirst for variety and new challenges is required. This position allows individuals to work in a collaborative environment spanning multiple disciplines to create high profile work for elite athletic programs and brands.

Responsibilities

Detailing & Documentation

  • Shop drawings: Work with the design team to translate 2d and 3d conceptual renderings into constructible drawings
  • Review, redline, and approve construction drawings from fabrication partners while maintaining the design intent of the project
  • Interior architectural design and documentation for projects that require building renovation and modification
  • Collaborate with the design team to provide design detailing and refinement to established concepts and design direction

Design & Visualization

  • Develop 3d models (Sketchup) for existing environments based on photographs and site surveys, as well as models for new construction based on architectural drawings
  • Collaborate with the design team at the concept and schematic stages to design 3d displays and experiences.

Architectural Coordination

  • For projects involving new construction, review all construction documents provided by the architectural design team and CM, and proactively identify areas of coordination
  • Redline and modify architectural drawings as needed to ensure the building meets the requires for Jack Porter’s installations
  • Conduct site visits during the construction phase to ensure the site conditions align with drawings and expectations

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in interior design, architecture (Associate’s degree in CAD with sufficient experience and portfolio may apply)
  • Highly Proficient in Autodesk and SketchUp
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and other post process and presentation graphic software
  • Knowledge of relevant building codes and accessibility requirements
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy of work
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter with solid writing and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible and able to adapt to rapidly changing project requirements and deadlines

Feel like you just read a description of you? Ready for a new experiences? Send your info to info@jackporter.com and tell us what about this post struck a chord with you.

VP of Production

Jack Porter is a multidisciplinary design group creating immersive brand experiences for the built environment. Our team is looking for a VP of Production. This person thrives in developing and implementing systems. They are a leader, a communicator, and a planner with technical know-how.

The VP of Production leads the department, overseeing all fabrication and installation at Jack Porter. The goal of the department is to bring the design intent to life with the highest level of quality, while staying on budget and on time.

The VP of Production is an integral part of making custom designed experiences come to life. They lead and support the production team by creating strong systems and processes, developing a network of strong vendor partners and facilitating effective work flow between departments.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Development, rollout and oversight of systems, processes and standards relating to procurement, fabrication partners, installation partners and quality assurance. Including but not limited to: vendor contracts, purchase orders, work flows, checks and balances, budgeting procedures, change orders, quality assurance standards, sample approval tracking, drawing/proof approval tracking, project documentation, coordination with Jack Porter accounting, project team and design team
  • Oversee and manage the production team P&L
  • Oversee and manage efficiency, quality and profitability of fabrication and installation. Maintain a high level understanding of how production department impacts the overall success of Jack Porter.
  • Develop and execute process to identify, vet and on-board new fabrication partners
  • Create and maintain business relationships with fabrication and installation partners, working to protect margins, increase work flow efficiencies and maintain quality
  • Develop a strategic plan for building the Production Team for 2022 and beyond.
  • Lead hiring effort to build the team as determined
  • Lead, manage, support and hold accountable production management team who are managing project level coordination
  • For large, complex projects, provide a more hands on approach in supporting the production management team on an as needed basis (25%), helping work through difficult executions, or coordination challenges.

Traveling for meetings and projects, 10-15%

Requirements

  • 10+ years experience in project management, construction management or similar
  • Industry experience, construction, exhibit fabrication
  • Experience in project management/production leadership
  • Experience working with architects, engineers and general contractors
  • Strategic thinker, problem solver
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Thrive in a stressful environment
  • Easily builds rapport and trust

Extra Credit

  • Proficiency in Auto-cad or other drafting software
  • Experience with complex A/V integration
  • Experience implementing high-end custom millwork or custom exhibits

Feel like you just read a description of you? Ready for a new experiences? Send your info to info@jackporter.com and tell us what about this post struck a chord with you.