Hospitality, Millwork and Cabinetry, Retail, Store/Retail Fixtures

Texas

  • We are looking for an experienced 3D CAD Designer/Draftsperson to advance our retail and hospitality projects.
  • The additional Technical Draftsperson will play a key role in our engineering department, collaborating closely with the design, fabrication, and project management teams to translate conceptual design into well-coordinated, technically accurate construction documents.
  • This role requires a firm grasp of fabrication methods, architectural detailing, industry standards, and a proactive approach to problem-solving. The selected candidate will contribute to projects across the entire design-to-fabrication spectrum, ensuring precision, efficiency, and adherence to project timelines.
  • Under the direction of the Project Manager and Director of Design/Technology, the 3D Technical Designer/Drafter produces shop drawings for multiple elements or entire projects.
  • The ideal candidate must possess excellent technical design skills and some leadership skills to develop and implement solutions and communicate them to stakeholders effectively.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop detailed shop drawing packages and architectural drawings, including plans, elevations, sections, and details, to provide clients, project managers, and fabrication leads with an accurate representation of the design intent, scope of work, materials, and fabrication/assembly methods.
  • Collaborate with the design team to ensure seamless integration of aesthetic and functional aspects into technical drawings. Proactively identify potential design and fabrication issues and propose solutions.
  • Meet deadlines and achieve high-quality, on-budget outcomes by establishing and maintaining effective communication among the project team, fabricators, clients, vendors, contractors, and consultants.
  • Conduct thorough reviews of technical documents to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Implement best practices and standards to accelerate project timelines while maintaining quality.
  • Ensure the design complies with company standards, client requirements, and other specifications (ADA, Building Codes, etc.)
  • Prepare facility impact documentation to share with the architect, client, and general contractors, detailing the necessary infrastructure to integrate and install the exhibit.
  • Identify opportunities for process optimization and efficiency improvements within the design and engineering workflow. Utilize relevant software tools and platforms to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of fabrication drawings.

Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture Industrial Design, Interior Design, or other related Design/Engineering specialization preferred.
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of post-college experience as a drafter/detailer for one or more of the following fields: Cabinetry/Millwork, Furniture, Retail, Hospitality, Commercial Architecture, Museum, Trade Show Exhibits, Theater, and Amusement Park projects.
  • Proficiency in 2D/3D Design in Rhino or a willingness to learn it within a few months of starting.
  • Exceptional proficiency in at least one of the following programs: Rhino, AutoCAD, Fusion, Inventor, SolidWorks, SketchUp, Vectorworks, ArchiCAD, and Revit.
  • Strong knowledge of materials/finishes, fabrication tools, and techniques to develop highly detailed 3D models, fabrication drawings, and assembly instructions supporting the design/manufacturing process.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • General knowledge of building design and documentation
  • Fabrication experience is a plus.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, as well as interpret verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and drawings simultaneously with attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines with limited supervision.
  • Experience designing or programming for CNC and Laser Cutting Machines preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, PDF editors, and other support software.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English is a plus.

Job Features

Field of Interest

3D Engineering, Engineering/Drafting, Senior Cad Draftsperson/Detailer, Senior Cad/Draftsperson/Detailer

Recruitment ContactRyan Fullerton
Salary Range$80-$110K starting annual salary commensurate
Relocationoffered
BenefitsMedical, Dental, Vision 401K with 4% match, PTO and Holiday pay

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