Scenic Designer – Immersive Escape Room

Hidden Wonders Immersive

Hidden Wonders Immersive is seeking a Scenic Designer with an interest in Immersive Theater for their upcoming Escape Room/Immersive Show “ODDITY.” This is a pop-up experience, which will run from July 17th to September 15th at a blackbox theater Rogers Park.

About the Project: Hidden Wonders seeks to connect audiences with a sense of wonder through crafted, immersive adventures. Players will adopt the role of newly-hired agents at the Bureau of Anomalies, sent to investigate an oddities shop. Like an Escape Room, players will be free-roaming in the space. Combining hands-on puzzle solving with interactive characters and an immersive set, the aim is for players to feel like they are part of an adventure.

An ideal candidate:

  • Excited by the challenge of creating compelling, story-driven environments
  • Comfortable working on a small-budget project
  • Experience with and/or enthusiasm for escape rooms and immersive theater
  • Has experience with prop fabrication as well as scenic design

Open to all levels of experience.

Dates:

  • Tech: July 14th-19th
  • Opening: July 20th
  • Closing/Strike: September 15th.

Please direct any questions to hiddenwondersimmersive@gmail.com

Instructions to Apply:

Please fill out the application form at https://forms.gle/27th4atw779CGaai7 or send an email to hiddenwonderschicago@gmail.com including your resume, link to portfolio, cover letter, and general availability between now and July 20th.

To apply for this job please visit forms.gle.

Pay Rate/Range*: $500 Stipend + 5% profit share