Set Design Managers, Boomtown Festival

One of the UK’s most inspiring independent festivals, Boomtown is a vast open-air theatrical production on a scale unrivalled in the UK festival scene. With a passion for bringing together music, art, theatre, design, and social consciousness Boomtown sets out to create a make-believe world of escapism for all ages.

Boomtown is an expanding company that is always on the lookout for like-minded, creative thinkers who can join the team of dedicated event specialists.

The Set Design Manager takes the Creative Director’s vision for a set or stage design from concept to detailed design development, fabrication and through to delivery on site.

They will manage a team of set carpenters and scenic painters and in some cases a build manager to fabricate this vision and then install and derig the set on site in Winchester July/August 2019.

Creative and technical design experience and skills essential, ideally including multi platform software (detailed knowledge of either Sketchup or Vectorworks essential)

• Experience of developing layered design drawings with fabrication / costings integrated into the design development, with support from build manager.

• Budget management and experience of detailed cost development of set design and fabrication and installation.

Desired Skills

• Experience with / a good working understanding of Lahyer scaffolding

• Understanding of lighting design and integrating lighting into set designs


Job wages are dependent on experience. Please email for a full JD to be sent. 

Please email a full CV plus cover letter to

Closing date: 
Friday 23rd November 2018
15-20k pro rata
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