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Freelance Production Design Coordinator

About Sequence:

Sequence is an award-winning, boutique events agency specializing in production, strategic

planning, and design. We work with a mix of corporate, media, entertainment, finance, and non-profit clientele and events to produce in-person, hybrid, and virtual galas, launches, conferences, awards shows and beyond. Sequence is headquartered in New York, NY and executes events worldwide. We have been named among Crain’s 100 Best Places to Work in NYC, a Top 50 Event Agency by Special Events Magazine, a Top Virtual Event Solution by BizBash, and a Great Place to Work by Great Place to Work US.

For more information, please visit www.Sequence-Events.com.

About The Position:

  • This is a part-time freelance position with potential to become a full-time role.
  • Assist with all aspects of Creative Production from concept development through execution
  • Work with the Creative & Design departments on overall design strategy and deliverables for Creative execution of various activations and installations
  • Create 3D design mockups of custom scenic fabrications and decor elements
  • Mock up floor plans of event spaces when necessary
  • Partner with the Technical Production department for scenic production requirements
  • Present to & liaise with clients on creative projects or creative aspects of larger projects and help enhance SEQ relationships & reputation
  • Vendor Management
    • Brief vendors on Creative Production elements including scenic, furniture, signage, and decor
    • Communicate with partners to ensure all materials are produced on time, on budget, and to the desired specifications
    • Overseeing Creative & Design budgets, liaising with Event Production Team and ensuring all pricing is accurate across vendors including our inhouse Design team
    • Focus on sustainability, research and working with vendors on sustainable options whenever possible
  • Asset Creation Management
    • Working alongside Creative Production Manager to ensure graphic and video designs as approved by Creative Manager and client are delivered according to specs
    • Manage Project Asset Tracker, an extensive list of all assets being created for an event, by updating statuses, ensuring deadlines met, ensuring files get where they need to go
    • Review final productions for errors ensuring final deliverables reflect client specifications and feedback
    • Deliver design files to all appropriate vendors including video producers, scenic fabricators, and print shops
    • Ensuring all physical print assets arrive at the event site. Managing any issues with local printers / getting reprints
    • Ensuring overall design of every single asset our events are cohesive, delivered on time, and within budget
    • Ensuring any signage / assets being saved or reused get stored and labeled or shipped accordingly
 

Creative Team Support

  • Collaborating with the team on overall design strategy and execution
  • Contribute to conceptual mood boards & presentations with an eye to style & accuracy
  • Perform research related to creative & design elements, venues, vendors, etc.
  • Opportunity to work with SEQ visual brand look & feel, creative document layouts, SEQ swag, client gifts, etc.
  • Contribute to SEQ office design & décor concepts, as budget and time allow

Benefits: N/A

About You:

  • Positive can-do attitude, with no task too big or too small
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills with a proven ability to communicate effectively both orally and written
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced industry
  • Bring a detail-oriented eye and the highest standard of quality control
  • Incredibly resourceful – always looking for and cultivating new vendors & partners
  • Solution-oriented, self-motivated
  • Organized to the max when it comes to timelines, deadlines, and project management
  • Aesthetically minded with the skills to organize large data
  • A creative and strategic brain for what is unique and could wow an audience
  • A team spirit with an ability to collaborate
  • A fervent curiosity and unyielding passion for the work!

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years experience in 3D design and and overseeing delivery of creative production elements
  • Proven ability to ensure deliverables adhere to brand guidelines
  • Experience managing a budget preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Google Suites including Google Slides and Google Sheets preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of
    • Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop and Illustrator
    • 3D Modeling software such as SketchUp
  • Familiarity with additional design, video editing, rendering, and drafting software is a plus
 

Contact Instructions:

Please submit the following in an email to careers@sequence-events.com with the subject line: “Production Design Coordinator”

  • Cover letter that includes something unique about you and why you want to work at Sequence.
  • An up-to-date resume
  • Your design portfolio of design work you have executed in the past
  • Salary requirements
  • Potential start date
 

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE!

 

Sequence is an equal opportunity employer; we strongly value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on race, religion, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.