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CAD Design Developer 2D/3D

CAD Design Developer 2D/3D

Posted 23 February by Event Engineering
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CAD Design Developer (2D/3D) – Exhibitions/Events/Joinery

Job: CAD Design Developer (2D/3D) - Exhibitions/Events/Joinery

Location: Loughborough, UK

Salary: £34,000 - £44,000 (depending on experience)

Event Engineering are a Loughborough based live events, exhibitions and conference company working for global brands on bespoke custom-build projects.

We are seeking a design developer to join our growing Design and Build Team to lead bespoke build projects. The successful candidate will thrive on managing the whole design development process. They will consider materials, manufacturing techniques, costings and timescales to take projects from their initial concepts through to successful delivery.

The Role

  • Participating in briefings to help scope and guide projects
  • Producing project design drawings for internal/client sign-off
  • Provide constructive input to colleagues regarding design, construction and finish options to ensure projects can be delivered on time to the required standard, factoring in both budget and available resources
  • Developing designs into detailed specifications and creating supporting materials for use by the build team, including working drawings, cutting lists and machining data,
  • Adjusting and adapting designs as briefs and requirements change
  • Specify, quantify and order materials
  • Commission external suppliers as needed e.g. metal working
  • Create site documentation e.g. site layouts, instruction manuals or assembly drawings

What we offer

  • A benefits package including private healthcare and rewards scheme
  • Opportunity to travel to deliver projects, both in the UK and internationally
  • Varied work with bespoke projects for large household-name brands
  • Learning and development opportunities

We’re looking for someone with

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD
  • The ability to tailor a design for manufacture
  • Experience/knowledge of Joinery manufacture and finishing techniques, as well as broad experience with other materials e.g. metal, acrylic and print
  • Experience in leading large projects from brief to delivery
  • Strong business acumen and commercial awareness
  • Experience in specifying, quantifying and ordering required materials and supplies, ensuring smooth workflow for the build team
  • Previous experience of producing 3D visuals or a desire to learn
  • Experience working in design software packages such as Inventor, Solidworks or SketchUp would be beneficial
  • Relevant experience in exhibitions, temporary installations or POS would be advantageous

The core hours of the role are 09:00 - 17:00 Monday - Friday, however, given the nature of the events industry flexibility to work outside of these hours will sometimes be required. This role is based at our Loughborough premises.

Required skills

  • CAD
  • Design

Reference: 52190406

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