Are you interested in joining our dedicated team of event professionals who are passionate about delivering the highest quality event environments for the most prestigious sporting and cultural occasions in the global calendar?

As a company continuously growing by embracing new opportunities, we are proactive in seeking event enthusiasts to join our team and are always happy to receive your CV if you feel you have what it takes to make an impact with our company.


Designer (Exhibitions)

Design Dubai Full Time, Permanent

Kindly send all applications to with the subject title “Designer (Exhibitions) _UDE0004”

Position Description

Job Title: Designer (Exhibitions)
Reporting Into: Lead Designer 
Direct Reports: N/A
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates 

Job Objective:

To produce innovative and creative architectural and interior design concepts for exhibition stands, experience centers, event stage set-up, activation set-up and pop-ups. Responsibility ranges from design concept, through developed design and into technical design phases up to delivered event.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Researching and developing a client’s brief and liaising with all relevant departments to ensure you are designing the most appropriate Arena products and services.
  • Developing creative architectural concepts to meet client’s brief for exhibition stands.
  • Interior space planning, including furniture layouts.
  • Design and specification of all customized elements and FF&E required for an event, such as interior architectural features, bespoke counters, feature bars, and food presentation areas alongside our rental furniture
  • Production of Concept Plans, Elevations, and 3D rendered images using Sketch Up/3DS Max/VRay/Vantage and Autocad to demonstrate the concept design.
  • Preparation of creative design presentations for clients using Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign utilizing Arena Standard layouts.
  • Preparation of Technical Design package using Arena drawing standards.
  • Briefing and Coordinating with CAD Draughtsman on technical drawing packages.
  • Liaise with Lead Designer on any RFIs needed and ensure that all designs are delivered in a timely manner.
  • Review design packages with the Lead Designer before submittal to ensure all design information is correct and meets the client brief.
  • Assist with the resolution of design clashes and conflicts to expedite the design and delivery process. Ensuring all correct parties are informed.
  • Responsible for Material and finishes selection and material submittals.
  • Keep a good awareness of supplier and market stock items for efficient and accurate specifying of finishes.
  • Recommend value engineering and design modifications where suitable to help the team meet commercial objectives.
  • Maintenance of design log to maintain proper document control.
  • Provide design expertise to the procurement team during the tendering and production phases.
  • Site visits to support the delivery team and ensure the build is being implemented in alignment with the approved design.
  • Follow all Arena Design team standard operating procedures.

Required Skills/Abilities:


  • Quick thinker, with lots of ideas.
  • Organized, thorough multitasker with a strong eye for detail.
  • Able to problem solve and respond to a constantly changing situation.
  • Flexible and fluid attitude, thriving in a dynamic work environment with a willingness and availability to work outside office hours when needed.


  • Skilled interior designer/architect with a passion for concept development, design AI, modular, sustainable architecture and interior design for hospitality, events, or exhibition/retail design.
  • 3DS Max (renderer Vantage/Vray), Autocad, Sketch, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Ability to create animated walk-throughs an advantage.

Education and Experience:

  • A degree in Architecture or Interior Design is a minimum requirement.
  • 5+ years’ experience in exhibition stand design, pop-ups, activations, experience centers etc.


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