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Entry Level CAD and Graphic Designer

Adventure Playground Systems Houston, TX
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $16 to $20 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Medical

Job Description

We are looking for a highly motivated and qualified individual to join our team of Adventure Play Experts in the design department. This team member will have a key role in developing 2D and 3D AutoCAD design presentations so our sales representatives can present fun, safe, and exciting play structures for our customers. The ideal candidate for this entry level position will have an Associate's Degree in CAD or design, excellent communication skills, and a positive attitude. This candidate must be organized, creative, detail oriented and possess the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Experience in graphic design and existing knowledge of the Adobe Design Suite is strongly preferred but not a requirement. Some of the specific duties and requirements are, but not limited to the following:

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Fulfill design requests by completing the 2D design, quote and 3D design for each request
  • Design 3D structures, components, and blocks in AutoCAD and 3D MAX
  • Create and maintain a database of 3D Autocad blocks, templates and presentation templates
  • Develop a strong knowledge of our product database and services
  • Prepare and modify manufacturing and construction plans in AutoCAD
  • Communicate in a professional and friendly manner with the sales team
  • Administrative documentation of project updates/designs, workflow queue, and product database
  • Prepare and modify 2D layouts in AutoCAD
  • Create 3D Layouts in Autocad and Sketchup
  • Prepares 3D renderings in 3D Max
  • Prepare drawings, sketches, 3D models and 2D/3D animations to support marketing efforts
  • Photoshop existing play structures for future presentations

Qualifications and Skills

  • Expert knowledge of AutoCAD 2D & 3D, Sketchup, and 3D MAX
  • Associates degree in drafting or design preferred
  • 2+ years of AutoCAD design experience
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Design software preferred (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting is required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be punctual and professional
  • Motivated self-starter with strong organizational skills
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work
  • Excellent computer skills with general knowledge of the Microsoft office suite, Google Apps for Business, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Completion of CPSI (Certified Playground Safety Inspector) Certification within 18 months of employment is required.

Adventure Playground Systems

Why Work Here?

Come join our team of hardworking, fun loving play experts as we create adventures in play every day!

Adventure Playground Systems is a Houston, Texas-based manufacturer of quality commercial grade playground equipment, shade structures, park amenities, and splash pads. We offer turnkey park and playground equipment solutions to cities, schools, daycares, homeowners associations, park and recreation facilities, multi-family properties, landscape architects and more. As a leader in the commercial playground equipment industry for over 20 years, we pride ourselves in providing a safe environment for all children to grow and nurture their natural sense of adventure. Adventure Playground systems is an equal opportunity employer and we are dedicated to promoting a positive and culturally diverse workplace. Come join our team of hardworking, fun loving play experts as we create adventures in play every day!

Address

10845 Church Lane Houston, TX 77043
Houston, TX
USA

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