CAD Drafter/3D Renderer

CAD Drafter/3D Renderer
  • Salary: US $80000-95000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: San Francisco
  • Sector: Graphics
  • Job Ref: 47999

About this role

A high-end design firm in San Francisco is looking for a 3D Renderer / CAD Drafter who will create interior design and architecture renderings for residential and hospitality projects. The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years of experience working in the architectural 3D modeling industry with a solid understanding of applying materials, lighting a scene, and composition. Hand sketching and traditional rendering skills are a plus.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Produce high quality, photorealistic visuals of interior and exterior perspectives for hospitality and residential projects
  • Produce 3D visualization studies of structural options and finish selections
  • Produce custom photorealistic furniture and lighting
  • Build a custom 3D library of objects, furniture, lighting etc.
  • Concept development during pre-production phases with other designers
  • Involvement in the preparation of client concept presentations


  • Draw rough + detailed scale plans for foundations, buildings and structures, based on preliminary concepts, sketches, engineering calculations, specification sheets and other data
  • Lay out and plan interior room arrangements for commercial buildings, using AutoCAD equipment and software. Layout proper devices/symbols and wiring on plans
  • Obtain and assemble data to complete architectural designs, visiting job sites to compile measurements as necessary
  • Clean-up AutoCAD drawings, organize layers, set-up the plot style configuration
  • Examine plans for building code compliance, local ordinances, state regulations, DFP Planning & Design standards and general structural analysis in order to issue building plans for the construction or remodeling of homes
  • Interpret code requirements. You will assist in advising involved parties of updates and changes in the code
  • Prepare construction drawings for high end residential; new construction and remodeling projects utilizing AutoCAD
  • Work closely with project management and address questions, changes, or clarifications may come across
  • Follow standard drawing process consistently and checking details for accuracy

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, 3D Studio Max, Rhino, Sketchup, and Photoshop
  • Ability to interact effectively with the design team and understands our team culture
  • Ability to collaborate with other designers and make revisions accordingly
  • Skilled multitasking and managing multiple projects
  • Excellent speaking and presentation skills
  • Excellent self-motivating and driven skills
  • Team player
Talk to Louie about this position

Bio: Louie has over 10 years of professional experience in administration and business operations. Most recently, he worked for SWA as the office manager in their Los Angeles studio. At SWA he was able to make many contacts and gain invaluable industry knowledge which has helped him in his recruitment career. Louie is a Los Angeles native and brings his knowledge of LA culture and geography to the team.

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