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Design Drafter (CAD)

New York City, NY | Full Time
28 Days Ago

Job Description

***US Remote - Eastern Time Zone Preferred***

We believe in Extraordinary.  

At Jack Morton we create head-turning, stomach-dropping, mind-boggling, smile-inducing brand experiences for everyone. It’s the future of marketing and there’s nothing passive or predictable about it. We promise every day will be different than the previous one in a very good way.  

We take care of each other, as much as we take care of business. We marvel in each other’s uniqueness and revel in what each of us brings to the human potluck that is Jack.  

So, if you want to help shape the future of an entire industry, welcome. If you feel work, and the people you work with, can be extraordinary, let’s chat. We’re Jack, and we can’t wait to meet you. 

That brings us to you.

As a Design Drafter, you will work with our award-winning Broadcast and Environmental Design group to help create visual documentation for design assessment and production.

Required Skills

  1. Proficiency in CAD Drafting software (Vectorworks strongly preferred. Must own professional license on personal computer.)
  2. Proficiency in Scenic and/or Architectural drafting standards/methodology (design drawings required, construction drawings a plus)
  3. Comprehension of and ability to integrate technical documentation, including architectural drawings/notation, equipment drawings/notation, research of fire and safety code, seating plans, etc.
  4. Critical thinking and ability to structure a design vision into workable and actionable components
  5. Ability to take direction from design team and to communicate ideas through verbal conversation, drawings, and written notation
  6. Document management in a cloud-based project folder structure
  7. Time and task management to successfully meet deadlines

If you can do all that, you have what it takes. It might help if…

  1. Two or more years of drafting experience for professional or educational projects. At least two examples of drafting to completed product.
  2. College Degree, preferred in design, theatre, architecture, engineering, or similar
  3. Strong program management, organizational, and communication skills
  4. Demonstrated production competencies: software proficiency, project focus, accountability for results, attention to detail, flexibility, and professional confidence
  5. Strong familiarity and comfort with visual documentation and production standards

Bonuses (not required, but a plus) – Experience in:

  1. Scenic, architectural, or structural construction/engineering methods
  2. Design (especially environmental)
  3. 3D modeling software (Cinema 4D, 3D Studio Max, etc.) 
  4. Microsoft Excel
  5. Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  6. Management of teams/crews
  7. Vendor relationships

Last but not least, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion.  

Jack Morton and Genuine are equal opportunity employers; we strongly value diversity at our companies. We do not discriminate on race, religion, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. In 2020, Jack Morton and Genuine, as part of Interpublic Group (IPG), have been named to the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index (GEI), and Jack Morton has once again been designated a Best Place To Work For LGBTQ Workplace Equality by the Human Rights Campaign in their Corporate Equality Index.