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Venue Design - Summer Placement - Consulting

Job description

Are you interested in a career Venue Design?

We're currently looking for Summer Placement students to join our team in Winchester or London for 6-12 weeks starting in June or July 2020. You'll work within Arup's theatre / venue consulting team to provide high quality design information and support projects through construction, commissioning and early operation.

We are a multi-disciplinary team with a variety of specialisms and a combined passion for the performing arts. Depending on your specific skills and interests, you may be involved in:

  • Strategic planning and master planning studies
  • Performing arts centre design, auditorium planning and operational design
  • Stage machinery and automation control systems
  • Production lighting and lighting control systems
  • Audiovisual systems, including production sound, video, communications and projection
  • Digital performance systems

Your typical day to day responsibilities could include:

  • Conducting research and benchmarking
  • Undertaking calculations, drawings and modelling of venues and technical systems
  • Assisting with the preparation of presentations and reports, including graphic representation
  • Attending site inspection visits and assisting with commissioning
  • Developing design tools and processes to support on-going project work

· Participating in design reviews

What we are looking for

We are looking for motivated students with a passion for arts, culture and performance. You should have curiosity, personal drive, and innovative thinking and be interested in working within a multi-disciplinary team in an energetic and fast-paced environment.

We're looking for the following qualifications and skills:

  • Demonstrable interest in, and enthusiasm for, working in the performing arts sector
  • Creative and innovative thinking with a keen eye for detail
  • Good time management and ability to work concurrently on multiple projects
  • One or more of the following skills would be an advantage:
  • Proficiency in using Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, In Design, Photoshop), and the ability to communicate ideas in a creative and visually engaging way
  • Proficiency in 2D or 3D drawing packages (eg. AutoCAD, Rhino, Revit)
  • Proficiency in parametric modelling packages (eg. Grasshopper, Dynamo)
  • Experience of developing content for virtual reality, mixed reality and/or gaming platforms
  • Proficiency in scripting (eg. Python, C Sharp, C++), UI design and/or database management


Currently studying towards a degree in a relevant subject eg. engineering, sciences, gumanities, architecture, technical theatre

Accepted degree subjects

  • computer sciences and IT
  • electronic and electrical engineering

Additional job details

Competitive salary

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 15 November 2019

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Closing date:  15 November 2019

Expires25 days

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