Harrison Scott Associates

2D/3D Drafting Technician

Location
Greater London
Salary
£Highly Competitive Salary
Posted
26 Apr 2018
Closes
26 May 2018
Ref
J2943
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

We have an excellent opportunity for a passionate and enthusiastic 2D/3D Drafting Technician looking to work for a market leading company where you will generate creative, innovative and accurate responses to creative briefs; preparing presentations and drawings for luxury brand retail designs, property marketing suites and signage projects.

Key responsibilities:

 Preparation of presentation documents - Adobe In-Design

 Assist in writing up proposal documents

 Assist in the creation of pitches

 2D concept designs from initial brief using Adobe In-Design & illustrator CS suites

 3D retail design concepts from initial brief - ability to think & draw in 2D and 3D

 Coloured renders in C4D/ 3DS / or similar for presentation purposes

 Scaled production drawings - translation of 3D designs into scaled 2D & 3D orthographic production drawings using Sketchup / Vectorworks for estimating and construction purposes.

 Photoshop - montage work, superimposition onto photos of existing structures/locations for presentation purposes

 Interpretation of briefs into 2D / 3D design concepts

 Occasional site surveys and creation of scaled floor plans

 Presentation of concept ideas to teams / end clients in collaboration with account managers / creative team

 Site supervision of projects through to completion

 Take creative briefs from The Technical Sales Director & Account Directors, Account Managers and occasionally end clients directly

Skills and Experience:

 Understanding and appreciation of Typography/ graphic design/ photography/ illustration/ structural design

 Technical drawing skills

 CAD modelling/ drafting / rendering ability

 Must be able to use Adobe CS suite, CAD packages such as Sketchup / Vectorworks

 Must be able to use Rendering packages such as C4D / 3DS etc

 Hand drawing sketching ability preferred - the ability to express ideas quickly in sketch form to others is a great asset

 Degree or equivalent qualification in graphic design / Interior design/ Product or Spatial design with a strong interest in 3D design

 Ideally 2/3 years experience in a design practice or agency

 Appreciation, interest and understanding of retail design / signage interpretation design, process, materials and best practice

It is important we find an organised multi tasker who can work as part of a team while looking out and taking into consideration the workload of the team as a whole.  We are looking for an accurate and creative designer with a questioning mind, open to new ideas, influences and willing to embrace new methods, ideas, products and services. Stand out candidates will be strong enough to defend a concept in the face of opposition if you believe in your design.

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