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Experience Designer

Weta Workshop
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

Job Description

Our Location Based Experience (LBE) Team are renowned for creating unique and meaningful experiences, from the intimate to the epic! They've worked on exhibitions, narrative-driven destinations, museums, galleries, retail spaces, art installations and a lot more...

The team are looking for Experience Designers (permanent and contract) to creatively oversee the production design and the concepts and assets produced on our LBE projects.

The main responsibilities for this role are

  • Initiating creative , technical and innovative design concepts
  • Communicating, inspiring and maintaining creative project intent 
  • Creative mentorship for our team

You can find out more about the finer details of the role in our job description here.


What we need for this role

We're looking for someone who has high standards, and proven experience working on (and designing) a mix of projects - immersive experience-based attractions, exhibition design and live experience event design. An architectural/draughting or spatial design background will be beneficial.

You'll be a compelling communicator, and enjoy mentoring and motivating to get the best out of your teams. You'll have demonstrated innovative, creative and technical abilities, and ideally a relevant qualification.

You will need a solid understanding of creating designs that can be plausibly manufactured, and have a keen interest in the type of work we do.


Why us?

Wētā Workshop are a world leading creative company – quite simply, we make cool stuff!  You will join a creative and talented team who are passionate about the work they do.

Our projects range from magical, larger than life creations that stimulate every sense – to culturally significant installations that are moving and thought-provoking, and of course everything in between.

Wētā Workshop truly is a unique and inspiring place to work.


More info and next steps

We have both permanent and contract roles available. The contract roles are likely to be approximately 12 month contracts.

If you’re already hooked and want to work for us, please apply today! 

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email [email protected].

Please include a link to your portfolio in your application.

We look forward to hearing from you soon!


Successful applicants require a satisfactory Ministry of Justice Criminal Convictions check.