Set/Exhibit designer

What they do

Prepares preliminary drawings of sets and exhibits.

Presents plans for approval, and makes changes and corrections as directed.

Designs and builds scale models of designs.

Confers with others to establish budgets, schedules, and design ideas.

Estimates costs of design materials and construction.

Directs and coordinates design construction.

Inspects finished work to make sure everything meets the design plans.

Physical demands

You would often handle loads up to 10 lbs., sometimes up to 20 lbs. You might do a lot of walking or standing, or you might sit but use your arms and legs to control machines, equipment or tools.

Work in this occupation requires being inside most of the time

Work in this occupation involves using your hands to hold, control, and feel objects more than one-third of the time

Work in this occupation involves sitting more than one-third of the time


Seeing clearly up close

Identifying color and seeing differences in color, including shades and brightness