Event designer - Salary and Career
Interior, window and visual merchandiser designers (mid-level)

Event designer - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They design and execute solutions for residential, commercial and industrial interior spaces aiming at aesthetics, well-being and comfort. They create and design shop windows, commercial, industrial and event environments that highlight and value the product, design visual programs with the objective of stimulating the consumption of products and informing the consumer.

How much does an Event designer earn

A Event designer earns between $1.139 and $3.507 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.669 and a median salary of $1.432 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 1.221 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Event designer

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.669 20.034 417 8
1º Quartile 1.139 13.671 285 5
Median Salary 1.432 17.187 358 7
3º Quartile 2.674 32.093 669 12
Higher Salary 3.507 42.081 877 16

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium-level technicians in cultural, communications and sports services
      • decorators and showcases
        • interior, window and visual merchandiser designers (mid-level)

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Main workplaces

Interior, window and visual merchandiser designers (mid-level) family professionals basically work in wholesale and retail trade, construction and services, and can also be found in other activities, such as industry. They set up shop windows and stands at fairs and events, create and develop thematic campaigns aimed at marketing products, take care of the movement of people and optimize the presentation of products internally to stores, conceive and execute interior design projects, taking into account the aesthetics, functionality and ergonomics. They develop their activities individually and in multidisciplinary teams, predominantly on their own, most of the time without supervision. They can work varied or irregular hours, depending on the needs of their clients. Eventually, in some occupations, some professionals may work in special conditions, such as high temperature or in uncomfortable positions for long periods.

What does it take to work in the field of Interior, window and visual merchandiser designers (mid-level)

Currently, the exercise of family occupations does not require a specific level of education, as professionals with practical training, short courses, high school technical courses and university education coexist in the market. According to the trend towards professionalization in the area, it can be said that technical training at a high school or university level is desirable, depending on the occupation.

Functions and activities of Event designer

Interior, window and visual merchandiser designers (mid-level) must:

  • design the project (design of interiors, showcases, various spaces and events);
  • follow project;
  • interpret customer needs;
  • search products and materials;
  • execute the project;
  • interpreting the client's needs;
  • elaborate executive project;
  • interpreting customer needs;
  • research products and materials;
  • run project;
  • attract the consumer;
  • monitor project;
  • interpret the client's needs;
  • design the project (interior design, showcases, various spaces and events);
  • track project;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • execute project;
  • monitor the project;

  • Activities

    • search market;
    • collaborate in the development of products and materials;
    • search product lines according to the customer's target;
    • adapt the project to the conditions of the environment;
    • customize architectural or physical space;
    • allocate lighting points;
    • select products;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • making a metric and photographic survey ;
    • graphically represent solutions for the environment (manual drawing, autocad etc);
    • allocate hydraulic points;
    • design visual programming for spaces commercials (merchandising);
    • elaborate distribution plan for internal spaces;
    • budget project;
    • demonstrate capacity for objectivity;
    • allocate telephony points;
    • providing suggestions;
    • demonstrate persuasiveness;
    • suggest possible changes to the project architectural;
    • identify customer expectations and needs;
    • set project budget limits;
    • create a favorable environment for consumption;
    • demonstrate ability to work in a team;
    • demonstrate ability to work under pressure;
    • create special parts;
    • demonstrate ability to overcome adverse situations;
    • choose chromatic scale for the environment;
    • adjust existing elements to space;
    • test products, materials and tools;
    • create furniture and products;
    • set up spaces that highlight the product;
    • allocate electrical points;
    • demonstrate spatial vision ability;
    • presenting the client's portfolio;
    • supervise project execution;
    • monitor budget execution;
    • create thematic and aesthetic environments;
    • identifying customer expectations and needs;
    • demonstrate time management skills;
    • coordinate teams;
    • search trends;
    • recommend other professionals;
    • evaluating the feasibility of the project;
    • demonstrate work on site;
    • replace the product in the already assembled showcase;
    • allocate points for it;
    • disclose works in the media;
    • schedule project maintenance;
    • search prices for products and services;
    • adapt materials;
    • make project adjustments;
    • select vendors;
    • define layout layout;
    • evaluate the result of the project;
    • elaborate preliminary studies;
    • demonstrate aesthetic sense;
    • create special pieces;
    • hire specialized services;
    • define action program;
    • provide sensory attractions in the environment;
    • advise the customer for product approval;
    • distribute volumes in space;
    • manage work or project;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • specify the materials to be used;
    • interviewing customer;
    • create the schedule;
    • planning the circulation;
    • preliminary study to the client ;
    • establish an employment contract;
    • demonstrate negotiation skills;
    • build spaces that highlight the product;
    • adapt the project to the standards;
    • adapt the project to its useful life of product and materials;
    • demonstrate communication skills;
    • participate in exhibitions, shows and fairs;
    • disclose work in the media;
    • presenting in models and/ or mockups solutions for the environment;
    • perform visual programming of commercial spaces (merchandising);
    • allocate air conditioning points;

    Sectors that hire Event designer the most in the job market

    • fairs, congresses, exhibitions and parties organization services
    • houses for parties and events
    • food services for events and receptions - buffet
    • retailer of natural plants and flowers
    • retailer of other products
    • rental of furniture, utensils and appliances for domestic and personal use
    • variety stores
    • lighting goods retail trade
    • retailer of souvenirs, jewelry and crafts
    • wardrobe retail trade

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