NBC Universal Designer, Environmental Graphics (Signage creation/Installation) – Universal Creative in Orlando, Florida

Designer, Environmental Graphics (Signage creation/Installation) – Universal Creative

Job ID: 247804

Universal Creative – Facilities/Construction


Universal Creative is the planning and development division of Universal Parks and Resorts™, which is one of the many businesses within NBCUniversal™. We are ideally situated in Orlando, Florida, which has become widely known as the theme park and resort capital of the world. We are responsible for the design, development, and delivery of all resort and theme park concepts for all of Universal vacation destinations worldwide – Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan, Universal Studios Singapore, as well as a new destination coming in Beijing, China. Join us if you want to collaborate, innovate, develop, and deliver the most compelling entertainment experiences imaginable that drive growth for the Universal brand around the world.

JOB SUMMARY : Responsible for the development of themed environmental graphics and signage from concept through production for all design-related projects throughout Universal Orlando. Must have creative, artistic and illustration ability. Utilizes various drafting techniques and tools (e.g. AutoCAD, ADOBE Graphics software, 3D software, etc.) to draw, draft and create dimensional, scale drawings and models. Responsible for designing to project program and budget. Must have knowledge of various production and fabrication techniques associated with a themed environment.


  • Develops themed environmental graphics and sign packages as needed from concept through fabrication utilizing relevant graphics and/or 3D generating design software. Anticipates and resolves conflicts in a project’s concept design as it moves forward into design development. Provides design solutions for new attractions, as well as for the ongoing needs of all park departments through formal graphics package.

  • Responsible for material and color specifications of all signs, graphics, details, etc. Will review all project-related graphics packages for accuracy of design intent.

  • Ensures project documentation of art and finish specifications, materials specification and design administration. Responsible for providing project-related production files as needed.

  • Collaborates with Graphic Design Manager(s) and internal divisions to maintain Universal’s design intent of ongoing quality control design solutions. Integrate and coordinate all aspects of design intent to achieve the highest quality product and guest experience within parameters given.

  • Maintains quality control of existing park signage and graphics.

EDUCATION: Associate’s degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school is required. Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in Graphic Design is preferred.

EXPERIENCE: 5-7 years field experience in design and fabrication of Environmental Graphic Design is required. Themed environmental design is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

High Proficiency: all Adobe Software packages: Illustrator, Photoshop; Microsoft office: Power Point, Word, Excel. 3 D software (i.e.: Sketchup, Revit).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Must be highly creative with a keen eye for graphic design. Have working knowledge of typography and computer design software. Have extensive knowledge of sign fabrication techniques and materials. Have drafting, rendering and presentation skills. Must be proficient in graphic software including PhotoShop and Illustrator. Required to be familiar with industry color standards and limitations. Must be familiar with all applicable state and county building codes, ADA requirements, and FDOT regulations.

Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

Universal is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Universal Parks & Resorts via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Universal Parks & Resorts HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Universal Parks & Resorts. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Universal Parks & Resorts as a result of the referral or through other means.


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