Careers and Employability Service

What can I do with my degree in Event and Experience Design?

Event and Experience Design careers

The occupations listed below are a selection of those which may interest Event Experience and Design students and graduates.

Event Organiser

Event Organisers are involved with events from the conception stage through to the event itself.  Events can include conferences, festivals, and social events among others.  This is a hands-on role that can be in public, private or not-for-profit settings.

Job profile of an Event Organiser on the Prospects website
Job profile of an Event Organiser on the All About Careers website
Job profile of an Events Manager on the National Careers Service website

Exhibition Designer

Exhibition Designers work on cultural exhibitions for galleries, museums or on commercial exhibitions including tradeshows and showcases.  They work with a client to provide designs to meet their ideas and requirements and may also have involvement with the construction.

Job profile of an Exhibition Designer on the Prospects website
Job profile of an Exhibition Designer on the Creativepool website

Set Designer

Set Designers work in Film, Television and/or Theatre creating the set in collaboration with other members of a production crew.  Clear communication and creativity are essential for this role.

Job profile of a Set Designer on the Prospects website
Job profile of a Set Designer on the Target Jobs website
Job profile of a Productions Designer on the Prospects website

Brand Designer

Brand Designers work with clients to create a distinct identity for their product or service

Job profile of a Brand Designer on the Creative & Cultural Skills website

Visual Merchandiser

Prop Maker

Advertising Art Director

Advertising Art Directors work on the creative, visual elements of an advertising campaign.  They work in a variety of media and typically work alongside a Copywriter for the textual elements.

Job profile of an Advertising Art Director on the Prospects website
Job profile of an Advertising Art Director on the All About Careers website

Arts Administrator

An arts administrator manages activities and services which support the arts sector, involving projects and initiatives provided by arts organisations

Job profile of an Arts Administrator from the Prospects website
job profile of an Arts Administrator from the TARGET Jobs website
job profile of an Arts Administrator from the National Careers Service website

Community Arts Worker

Community arts worker is more of an umbrella term as job titles tend to relate quite closely to the role or type of work, for example arts development officer, youth engagement officer, youth arts practitioner, and community projects assistant.

Job profile of a community arts worker from Prospects 
Job profile of a community arts worker from the TARGET jobs website 
Job profile of a community arts worker from the National Careers Service website 
Job profile of a Community Art Worker from the Creative Choices website 
icould: Lynda W- Youth Worker
icould: Nathaniel M- Outreach Officer


Please note that some of these careers may require further study.

For further information on these careers, see also:

People in some Event and Experience Design roles may be self-employed

Thank you to Prospects for the content on these pages.

Visit the School of School of Music and Fine Art webpage

performers

The degree programme page also includes career information: Event Experience and Design


 

Careers and Employability Service - © University of Kent

The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7ND, T: +44 (0)1227 764000 ext. 3299

Last Updated: 10/09/2019