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Vacancy for 3D Designer

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

Vacancy for Exhibitions Manager: Community & Touring

Job title: 3D Designer

Organisation: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

Type: Permanent contract, 35 hours per week

Salary: Grade E Grade E £27,996 – £34,257 pa (based on a full-time salary of £29,596 – £36,214)

Location: Cardiff, Wales

Amgueddfa Cymru – Museum Wales encompasses eight sites across Wales: National Museum Cardiff, St Fagans National Museum of History, National Waterfront Museum, Big Pit National Coal Museum, National Slate Museum, National Wool Museum, National Roman Legion Museum, and the National Collections Centre.

This is an exciting time for Amgueddfa Cymru with the development of the Amgueddfa Cymru 2030 Strategy and accompanying new brand. They are looking for a creative and driven 3D Designer to inspire their audiences and support design excellence across the organisation.

The Design Team is made up of 5 members of staff and operates as a studio within the organisation, delivering graphic design for events and communications, exhibition interpretation and 3D exhibition design.

Job description

You will report to the Design Manager. You will not have line-management responsibilities. You will be responsible for the management of project budgets, including adherence to procurement processes. You will supervise external designers, contractors, and placements as necessary.

What you’ll do…

  • They are looking for a talented 3D Designer from an exhibition, architecture, or interiors background, to become part of our team.
  • In this role you will lead on the 3D design of major exhibitions, refreshes of our galleries, as well as a range of small displays for the museum.
  • You will develop exhibition designs from concept through to completion, producing sketches, 3D CAD and physical models, visuals, design presentations, drawing package  submissions, specifications and schedules.
  • You will be involved in all aspects from concept and presentation, to construction on-site.
  • Ensure design projects are delivered to the highest standards, in line with project timelines and budgets
  • Ensure the seamless integration of 2D graphics/interpretation into exhibition design
  • Together with the Design Manager, ensure the application of the Amgueddfa Cymru brand guidelines
  • Contribute design advice and input to exhibition projects as required
  • Manage and supervise the work of external designers and contractors
  • Manage budgets as allocated, including the management of purchase and procurement processes
  • Produce 3D build tender documents, working with the support of the Procurement team
  • Keep abreast of technical and creative developments in museum design

Application instructions

For a full job description and to submit an application, please visit:

Closing date: Sunday 25 September 2022

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

Please do not send us your CV – we will only consider completed application forms.

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