The Project Architect is housed within the design department of Meow Wolf Creative Studios and reports directly to the Design Director. The project designer or project architect is part of a project-based team and works collaboratively with project managers, art directors, artists, fabricators, external consultants, business partners, and others to lead large-scale exhibitions through all phases of the design process.
Lead design research, drawing and visualization, material and detail development, and documentation for the construction and fabrication of exhibition enclosures, spaces, sculptures, furniture and other installation elements.
Coordinate with the larger exhibitions team and outside consultants (engineers, architects, etc,) to develop building and exhibition designs that comply with constructability concerns, life safety, accessibility and building code requirements.
Assist in developing and maintaining department drawing and modeling standards and file management procedures, as well as protocols for design documentation, shop drawings, and digital fabrication.
Contribute to other design projects at the building, interiors, and/or site development scale.
Degree in architecture, interiors, industrial, exhibition or theatrical design. Advanced or professional degree preferred.
5-10 years of professional experience leading complex projects through all phases of the design process, including the management of document sets and administration during construction or fabrication.
Proficiency in Rhino, AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Adobe software. Experience with shop drawings and in preparing design files for CAM/CNC fabrication.
Excellent oral, written, and graphic communication skills.
Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and ability to design collaboratively as part of a large creative team.
Position requires travel to project sites.
Outstanding design skills and understanding of construction or fabrication detailing, as evidenced by portfolio.
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Registered architect preferred with interest/ability to obtain NM licensure.
Internal Number: 430
About Meow Wolf, Inc
Meow Wolf is an art production company creating and operating immersive, interactive multimedia experiences that transport audiences of all ages to fantastical realms of storytelling.
Founded in 2008 by a small group of artists, writers, musicians, and makers looking to create an egalitarian space for artistic expression, Meow Wolf’s first exhibits were created in warehouses on shoestring budgets. Since then Meow Wolf has created 25 exhibitions throughout the United States working with hundreds of artists.