CAD Specialist


Transforms initial conceptual/schematic designs using AutoCAD into working construction documents and able to review drawings to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards.


REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: The CAD Specialist reports to the Director of Projects and can report to the Project Coordinator and Project Manager – Design on project related issues.  Various levels of the Design and Architecture team can take direction from the Creative Director and the Director of Design Operations on project related issues.



  • Performs routine drafting and technical tasks as required throughout the project duration.
  • Participates in the preparation of schematic design, design development, bidding/negotiation/tender documentation, construction documentation and any additional drawing.
  • Maintains quality standards, format special requirements, etc. as mandated by office production standards.
  • Ability to perform architecturally, draw plans and merge competing priorities (external/internal) to accomplish specific goals.
  • Develop complete sheet drawings within a set of working drawings with all necessary details.
  • Document material specifications and support standardization/archiving of drawings.
  • Coordinate working drawing information with related outsourcers, consultants and vendors.



  • Responsible for accuracy, meeting deadlines and working closely with the design team.
  • Knowledge of all codes to ensure working drawing compliance with applicable ADA and building codes.
  • Perform jobsite visits, if necessary, to monitor the accuracy of the working drawings with actual design/construction.
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned.



  • Must possess the ability to move from concept to finished documentation independently.
  • Must be proficient on AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the commercial office, retail or hospitality industries.
  • Knowledge of hospitality industry trends that may influence design scheme.
  • Knowledge of any/all required regional standards and codes for both production and building as they pertain to design phase work.
  • Specialized experience in Commercial Office, Retail, and/or Hospitality/Restaurant projects.
  • Knowledge of public safety and security issues and regulations.
  • Must have strong organizational skills and be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines consistently.
  • Ability to take direction and perform efficiently in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and take initiative.
  • Professional, ethical and committed to excellence in communications.
  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively with other co-workers and/or departments within the organization.
  • Strong ability to resolve issues utilizing sound judgment and reasoning skills.
  • Exceptional time management skills.
  • Ability to employ creative and innovative thought processes and apply them to constructability of design documents.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and software literate in standard Windows programs.



Minimum of 2-4 years of interior and/or architectural drafting/design experience within the hospitality, commercial or retail industries.  Hospitality experience highly desirable.  Requires a high level of proficiency with AutoCAD.

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