Rockstars Wanted!

Having opened our doors in 1972, 1220 is proud of our past and looking forward to our future. We are always looking for professional and passionate individuals who are ready to take us to the next level. If you are interested in a career that will not only help you grow professionally, but also personally, then you have come to the right place. Please send us your resume if you are interested in joining the 1220 team.

Location: Nashville, TN – Department: Technical

Do these questions describe you?

  • Are you positive and energetic?
  • Do you always expect to exceed expectations?
  • Are you a hard-working, dependable person?
  • Is top quality customer service your number one priority?
  • Are you solutions-driven and focused?

If you answered “yes” we may have the ideal opportunity for you. 1220 Exhibits is seeking talented individuals with a passion for creating word class exhibits, event spaces, and museums to join our company. This is a fun, creative environment where you would be given the opportunity to create unforgettable experiences and environments that inspire our clients, their audiences and our employees. Join a team where your efforts are appreciated and rewarded.

What qualifications do our “ideal” Exhibits Detailer/Draftsman possess?

  • Associate’s Degree in mechanical or architectural drafting or equivalent experience
  • Strong 3D CAD design skills (AutoCAD, SolidWorks, or Inventor)
  • Experience in drafting in an exhibit, events or museum environment preferred
  • Shop fabrication experience and working knowledge of shop materials a plus
  • Microsoft computer skills (Windows, Outlook)
  • Self-Motivated, Focused and Results Oriented
  • A TEAM PLAYER yet can remain focused on individual goals
  • Clear, Concise and Effective Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Professional Appearance

What job duties are required of an Exhibits Detailer/Draftsman?

  • Create, update and maintain 3D solid models and shop drawings for exhibits, museums, and event spaces utilizing 3D CAD
  • Work from design documents and input from Project Managers, Production Department and others
  • Prepare models, plans, elevations as required for shop fabrication
  • Generate cut files for piece/parts for CNC operations
  • Prepare drawing and specification sheet packages for submittal to client
  • Generate required piece/part drawings to effectively communicate fabrication details

What will we offer this candidate in return?

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Competitive Benefits Package with 401K, PTO, holiday pay, etc.
  • Relocation consideration
  • Financially solid company with respected industry reputation
  • A great group of people to work with!

How will you get noticed?

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Location: Nashville, TN – Department: Fabrication

1220 Exhibits is seeking a full-time Exhibit Carpenter/Fabricator for immediate hire.

Ideal candidates possess the following qualifications:

  • Experience in fine woodworking with hardwoods a must/li>
  • Experience with router, table saw and hand tools
  • Competency in acrylics and metal fabrication
  • Great interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Flexibility to work some overtime and weekends
  • Ability to travel on out of state jobs
  • Efficiency in meeting deadlines

1220 Exhibits is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace with a focus on trade shows, museum displays, retail interiors, props, POP and custom signage.

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Location: Nashville, TN – Department: AV

Major duties and responsibilities:

  • Professional Video & Matrix Switching Systems
  • Control System installation with control system programming a plus Basic project management skills for working with clients and other trades
  • Practical application of understanding of electronic theory
  • AMX/Creston programming preferred
  • Mechanical aptitude and experience with physical installations of ceiling- mounted projectors, video walls and audio-visual and mechanical interactive components within commercial buildings
  • Troubleshoot and use hand tools, test equipment, solder and experience with crimp and compress connections

Ideal candidates possess the following qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years of extensive hands-on knowledge of major commercial audio, video, control and display systems (also signal distribution.)
  • 3 to 5 years on-site installation of A/V racks and commercial low voltage wiring, connectors, and terminations.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Preferred Certifications: ICIA –CTS, CTS-I or higher
  • Knowledge of and experience with the occupational hazards and safety requirements of the trade: comfortable with heights, ladders and man-lifts up to 35 feet. Ability to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Possess and maintain valid driver’s license with safe driving record.
  • Personable attitude, self-motivated and a team player. Willingness to learn new technologies.
  • Ability to travel to installation sites via ground and air transportation.
  • Knowledge of basic MS Office applications (Word, Excel)

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Location: Nashville, TN – Department: Museum Services

This full time position is responsible for managing the museum services of assigned projects from award to completion. Main duties include the coordination of communication between departments at 1220 and professional and service oriented interaction with clients, designers and subcontractors. The ideal candidate has experience in a museum environment or with museum exhibit design or fabrication. Preparation of proposals in response to assigned RFPs requires museum industry knowledge and fabrication techniques. This position will also manage designers and subcontractors in a design/build scenario.


Coordinate and lead all aspects of assigned Museum Accounts as outlined in the Account Management SOP.
Maintain and hold all parties accountable to project production schedules.
Develop strong customer relationships through appropriate client communication and the use of professional, courteous and ethical interpersonal interaction.
Lead and attend regular meetings, site visits and calls for all assigned projects.
Coordinate all billing with the accounting department for all assigned projects.
Capture project information for archiving and company history.

Produce and distribute sales proposals in response to assigned RFQ and RFPs.

Assist the Senior Vice President and Museum Services Manager as needed.
Other duties/responsibilities as needed.

Must exhibit a positive and involved team attitude to all departments and maintain open communication with all co-workers for the best overall performance of 1220.
Must represent 1220 with the highest level of integrity and professionalism, a service focused approach and a caring, sincere attitude at all times.
Must be able to perform all of the above listed duties as well as have the flexibility to take on additional tasks as needed.
Must display a neat, clean and business-like appearance at all times.
Must be able to work additional, non-regular hours as needed.
Travel is required.

Requires proficient computer skills, specifically the utilization of Microsoft Office programs.
Strong administrative skills such as typing, business writing, copier and facsimile required.
Requires highly developed and proven customer service and organizational skills.
Museum experience or management experience required.
College degree is required.

This position reports directly to the Museum Services Manager.
No positions report to this position.

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The primary function of the Network and Systems Administrator is to maintain and improve the 1220 Exhibits’ network and systems infrastructure by utilizing current and learned skills to prevent downtime occurrences. In addition, to provide support for and educate internal and external customers in the use of equipment and systems in the conduct of our business.

The successful candidate should have a high school diploma with proven experience to administer servers, desktop computers, printers, routers, switches, firewalls, phones, personal digital assistants, smartphones, software deployment, security updates and patches. This candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Hyper-V 2008 R2, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, Microsoft Internet Information Services 7, Dell AppAssure and Ubuntu 13.04 and be highly organized with strong communication skills.

A college or technical degree is preferred but not required.

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