Senior CAD Draftsperson / Designer - Events

Posted 11 April 2024
Salary£55k - 65k per year + benefits!
Job type Permanent
DisciplineExperiential Recruitment AgencyExhibition Recruitment Agency
Contact NameSophie Hicks

Job description

Senior CAD Draftsperson / Designer – Events & Exhibitions


£Excellent + Benefits

Are you expertly skilled in CAD and have knowledge of the full design and build process?

The Company

Our client is a leading event set build company who create high-quality sets and environments, tailored to the client’s brief.  As a business they work on event projects from stage sets to brand environments, props to exhibition stands with attention to detail and a high-quality finish at the heart of its ethos.

With an incredibly varied portfolio, no two days are the same in this high-paced and sociable environment!

The Role

As a Senior CAD Draughtsperson / Designer, you will be based within a lively design office overlooking a bustling workshop and be responsible for working to brief, bringing the clients design concepts to life!

As part of your role you will be consulting on construction methods, programming componentry for CNC machining, creating construction and assembly drawing packs for on-site carpenters to build from.

Key responsibilities include;

  • Receive briefs directly from clients and discuss projects
  • Managing own projects from start to finish, overseeing other team members to ensure deadlines are met
  • Production of detailed designs
  • Specification of suitable build methods and techniques
  • Use your knowledge of carpentry construction methods and joinery to your advantage.
  • Cross-departmental communication
  • Training and development of junior team members

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will come from a similar industry background, with experience in AutoCAD and CNC drawing skills and be competent in liaising with production and build departments. Experience from events or theatre design would be a huge advantage.

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions.  If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

As a specialist events recruitment agency we help our clients build the most talented and diverse teams in the UK. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, embracing diversity across all intersecting dimensions, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, well-being, abilities, and neurodiversity.

We are dedicated to ensuring a supportive and accessible recruitment process. If you require any adjustments or accommodations for any reason, please do not hesitate to let us know.

Vacancy Ref: SH11938