Segments in this Video

Exhibit Designer: Main Duties and Responsibilities (00:29)


Alexandria Guillossou creates exhibits for zoos, museums, aquariums and theme parks.

Exhibit Designer: Career Beginnings (01:31)

Alexandria Guillossou attempted a few careers before settling into graphic design, which led her to exhibit design.

Exhibit Designer: Keys for Success (01:06)

Exhibit design requires a creative person that understands that people learn in different ways.

Exhibit Designer: Education and Certification Requirements (02:04)

There are no certifications for exhibit design, though there are associations that designers can join. Computerized three-dimensional design is a crucial skill to have.

Exhibit Designer: Workplace Atmosphere (01:04)

Exhibit designers might work at their desks for forty hours a week, or they might travel and meet with clients while working sixty hours a week.

Exhibit Designer: Advice for Aspiring Pros (00:59)

Alexandria Guillossou recommends including the entire design process in a portfolio to show an ability to think outside the box.

Exhibit Designer: A Day on the Job (01:06)

In the design firm, a day might include deskwork, brainstorming meetings, and client meetings.

Exhibit Designer: Industry Goals and Services (01:04)

Alexandria Guillossou enjoys the variety of projects that designing exhibits brings to the table.

Exhibit Designer: Industry Challenges (01:07)

Designers find it challenging to put aside their own ideas and feelings about a project. Listening to the client and following what they need is crucial to success.

Exhibit Designer: Looking at the Future (01:32)

Since computers have entered the design scene, the basics of the industry may not change much. Finding a balance between technological and mechanical methods will be important.

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Exhibit Designer—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be an exhibit designer? In this Career Q&A video interview, Alex Guilossou talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success in the field of exhibit design. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 13 minutes

Item#: FMK93205

ISBN: 978-1-64023-212-9

Copyright date: ©2015

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