Freelance Conceptual Designer

The Freelance Conceptual Design role at Advent requires a multi-disciplined set of tools in bag. This designer should be well honed in his or her craft with the ability to ideate and create a variety of high-concept design deliverables. An ideal candidate should have a primary background in dimensional design work (Industrial, Architecture, Exhibit, Scenic, etc.) with a strong ability for sketching and marker rendering, whether done traditionally or digitally. In addition, an impeccable design eye for overall design cohesion is desired. This role requires solid people skills as the freelance designer may often collaborate toward achieving a comprehensive design vision.

Essential Functions

  • Receive design direction and work autonomously to achieve desired vision
  • Work alongside other designers of all levels to cohesively reach a design goal
  • Autonomous design direction for some smaller projects
  • Conceptual ideation
  • Present your ideas to team
  • Master Planning
  • Walkpath Planning
  • Spatial Modeling
  • Spatial Designing
  • Materials Recommendations
  • Marker Rendering / Conceptual Output
  • Help influence look of UI/UX Design
  • Architectural Markups

Required Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in art related field or equivalent visual design experience required
  • At least 3 years professional design experience
  • A portfolio that demonstrates that you have a comprehensive “design eye”
  • Experience in three-dimensional modeling program (preferably SketchUp)
  • Conceptual sketching and marker rendering skills (analog or digital)


  • Ability to be critiqued, receive constructive criticism, and refine designs based on those notes
  • Embraces being a self-starter and a quick learner
  • Effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing

To Apply:

  • Attach a resume with at least three references
  • Attach an updated copy of your portfolio (or have url link on your resume)
  • Please attach all files as a PDF if possible


All information required for application submission