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San Diego, CA



Grandesign is seeking a highly creative and talented Experiential Designer in our San Diego office to assist in the design and development of our experiential projects. Our ideal candidate is an out-of-the-box thinker who is meticulous with a detailed eye for design and color, typography skills and the ability to capture various design aesthetics in both 2D and 3D design.



  • Assist in strategic development of integrated experiential marketing campaigns

  • Work closely with clients; listening to them and articulating their situation, goals, and requirements into inspiring creative briefs

  • Contribute to creative brainstorming sessions

  • Act as the catalyst that mixes ideas, pushes concepts, and finds the best way to meet the client's needs with compelling, innovative creative executions

  • Write copy that connects directly with an audience to inspire

  • Understand and work within project parameters: client goals and requirements, internal goals, attendee experience, technical constraints, as well as budget and schedule

  • Assist in the development and presentation of new business pitches

  • Be a sponge for industry trends, sharing insights and inspiration with the agency at large

  • Contribute leadership in terms of best practices, standard processes and past experience to drive the agency's capabilities forward



  • A solid portfolio of 2-3+ years at a successful and relevant experiential/design/marketing agency

  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in basic design software such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, InDesign, etc..

  • At least a basic understanding of all aspects of client-focused brand and marketing creative, including brand development, social, digital, advertising, OOH, retail/POS, media and experiential design

  • Effective communicator and storyteller who articulately presents their vision to other team members and clients

  • Have a working knowledge of large-format printing (terminology, materials, etc…)

  • Must enjoy working on a variety of projects simultaneously in a deadline-oriented atmosphere

  • Ability to develop a singular voice from multiple content contributions

  • Excellent listening skills, able to get to the heart of what the client is telling you

  • Experience collaborating with a team of strategists, creatives, designers, producers, and account managers

  • A willingness to perform other duties as assigned or requested

  • Adept at multitasking while coordinating multiple projects and resources and staying organized

  • Have experience or willing to learn 3D modeling (Sketchup Pro, Vectorworks)

  • Available to travel occasionally

  • Must be physically able to handle onsite challenges

  • Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed

  • Sense of humor a must   



  • Strong hand illustration skills

  • Posses the artistic ability to draw or sketch creative concepts and ideas

  • Skilled in DSLR cameras and photography skills

  • Video editing capabilities



  • BA/BS in Graphic Design, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or similar

  • Fluid capability with Mac suite of programs including Keynote, and Microsoft Office, particularly Google Slides 



Base Salary: Dependent on availability and previous experience.



When you join Grandesign, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the Grandesign family, a group of talented and curious people who dream big, embrace change, and work hard but play harder. We pour our blood, sweat and tears into everything we do - and we love it. We believe that "good enough" is never the right answer, and as a team we continue to push the boundaries of what's possible.

We offer a comprehensive benefit program which includes:

  • Health, medical, dental and vision plan coverage

  • 401(k) plan

  • Dog-friendly offices

  • Annual company retreat at a unique location

  • Lots and lots of coffee and happy hours

  • Working alongside some of the coolest people you know



Please include a cover letter explaining why your experience is specifically relevant to this role along with a link to your online portfolio and resume.


Job Type: Full-time