Senior CAD Draftsperson / Designer - Events

Posted 29 May 2024
Salary£55k - 65k per year + benefits!
Job type Permanent
DisciplineExperiential Recruitment AgencyExhibition Recruitment Agency
Contact NameGeorge Smallman

Job description

HIGHLY CREATIVE PROJECTS - Are you expertly skilled in CAD and would like to design some of the most creative design & build projects in the events industry?


Our client is a leading event build company who create high-quality sets and environments, tailored to the client’s brief with innovation at the heart of what they do.  As a business they work on event projects including creative stage sets, immersive environments, unique props, and bespoke exhibition stands with attention to detail and a high-quality finish that is guaranteed to impress.


With an incredibly varied portfolio of exciting creative projects, no two days are the same in this fast-paced and sociable environment!



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, and creating construction and assembly drawing packs for on-site carpenters to build from.


Key responsibilities include:


•          Interrogating client briefs

•          Managing your own projects from start to finish

•          Overseeing the team to ensure deadlines are met

•          The production of detailed project designs

•          Specification of suitable build methods and techniques

•          A demonstrable knowledge of carpentry construction methods and joinery

•          Cross-departmental communication

•          Training and development of junior team members



The ideal candidate will come from a similar industry background, with extensive experience in AutoCAD and CNC drawing skills. You must be competent in liaising with production and build departments, and experience from an events, exhibition or theatre design background is essential.


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.