Title: Broadcast Television Set Designer
As a Set Designer, you will be responsible for conceptualizing and creating the physical environments and sets used in television productions, films, theater performances, and other visual media projects. Your role is crucial in translating the director's vision and script into visually captivating and immersive settings that enhance the storytelling and overall production value. Working closely with directors, producers, and other members of the production team, you will bring creativity, technical expertise, and attention to detail to design sets that effectively convey the desired mood, atmosphere, and narrative of the project.

Key Responsibilities:

Conceptualization: Collaborating with directors and producers to understand the creative vision and concept for the production, and translating it into set design ideas that align with the project's requirements.
Sketching and Rendering: Creating sketches, drawings, and digital renderings to visually present set design concepts and layouts for approval and reference during the construction process.
3D Modeling: Utilizing computer-aided design (CAD) software or 3D modeling tools to create detailed virtual representations of the sets, allowing for precise planning and visualization.
Set Construction: Overseeing the construction and fabrication of the sets, working closely with the production team, carpenters, and scenic artists to ensure the accurate execution of the set design.
Material Selection: Selecting appropriate materials, fabrics, and props to achieve the desired textures and aesthetics for the sets.
Budget Management: Collaborating with the production team to manage the set design budget efficiently, optimizing resources without compromising on quality and vision.
Set Dressing: Designing the arrangement and placement of set elements, furniture, props, and décor to create a realistic and visually appealing environment.
Coordination with Other Departments: Collaborating with lighting designers, costume designers, and other departments to ensure a cohesive visual presentation.
On-set Supervision: Providing on-set supervision during rehearsals and filming to address any set-related issues and make adjustments if necessary.
Adaptability: Being prepared to adapt and make changes to the set design based on the director's feedback or production requirements.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Set Design, Theater Arts, Film Production, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Set Designer, preferably in television, film, or theater productions.
  • Proficiency in computer-aided design (CAD) software and 3D modeling tools.
  • Strong artistic and creative abilities, with the ability to visualize and translate concepts into practical set designs.
  • Knowledge of architectural principles, design aesthetics, and period styles.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure and meet production schedules and deadlines.
  • Effective communication skills to collaborate with various team members and interpret the director's vision.
  • Physical stamina and the ability to work in a hands-on environment during set construction and installation.
  • Willingness to stay updated with industry trends and advancements in set design techniques and technologies.


As a Broadcast Television Set Designer, your artistic talents and technical skills will be instrumental in shaping the visual world of productions. Your ability to create immersive and captivating sets will contribute significantly to the success and impact of the television programs, films, and theater performances, enhancing the audience's experience and appreciation of the storytelling.