Experienced Technical Draftsperson

Experienced Technical Draftsperson

Job Brief: Experienced Technical Draftsperson

We are looking for an experienced, multifaceted person who can work with a team to create technical drafting and shop drawings from client renders and descriptions. You will be working under the supervision of the Director of Design as well as company project managers to create successful, high-quality designs for our clients. A keen eye for detail is a must, as is knowledge of material requirements for a given job. We operate in a very dynamic industry, so being able to work under a sense of urgency is also vital.


o Work with senior project managers to develop designs from concept through to shop drawings

o Understand the technical design parameters provided by client for a job

Aesthetic requirements including Finishing and Lighting
Locational requirements – interior versus exterior
o Use various techniques and software to create mock-ups and prototypes from client concepts

o Communicate frequently with project managers and clients about changing parameters

o Communicate material needs to project coordinators to ensure the build will occur without delay once drawings are published

2D drafting and 3D modeling of various technical design projects
Ground plan drawings
Shop drawings including Scenic and Structural
Installation drawings
o Utilize the industry standard design softwares

Vector Works
o Collaborate and support the carpentry and metal fabrication shops on projects as needed


o A minimum 4 years’ experience in a scenic shop as a designer/drafter

o Understanding of design elements (Fonts, Layouts, Color / Title blocks, Layers)

o Familiarity with mechanics, set construction, basics in electricity, standard truss systems

o Ability to interpret blueprints, specifications, or diagrams

o Proficiency in the aforementioned design softwares

o Experience with creating 2D CNC machining files

o Time management and multitasking skills

o Ability to calculate material for a design

o Teamwork

o Creative eye for design

o Critical thinking abilities

Full-time, permanent, direct-hire position.

Relocation compensation to be discussed.

Filmwerks values our employees and offers competitive compensation packages after a 90-day intro period including: 8 paid holidays, paid time off, free life insurance, heavily subsidized health insurance, 401(k) with company match, plus group dental, vision, and disability insurances. Please apply by sending cover letter and resume (with references)

Filmwerks is an equal opportunity employer. Filmwerks is a growing company and a leader in its field. If you want to be part of an exciting company in the entertainment industry, apply today! To learn more about the company please visit our website www.filmwerks.com

Job How To Apply

email jasonf@filmwerks.com