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Exterior Designer Specialist (AutoCAD)

Orlando, FL 32801

Posted: 11/16/2023 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 49047

Job Description

Kavaliro is the exclusive retained staffing partner of Martin Aquatic Design and Engineering, the leading engineering firm specializing in the aquatics design and engineering field headquartered in downtown Orlando, Florida.   

We have an immediate full-time position open for an Exterior Design Drafter with skills in preparing drawings in AutoCAD for implementing creative outdoor plans for waterpark, pool scape, and splashpad concept designs.

The firm has a rich 35-year history in the design field and is looking for a talented team member to help create world-class aquatic features!  Visit: https://martinaquatic.com/ and https://vimeo.com/martinaquatic for more exciting information about Martin Aquatic Design and Engineering!
Job Responsibilities:
  • Working as a part of the engineering firm’s Creative Studio, this professional will assist the design team in developing visual layouts for client presentations, which showcase various elements of spatial planning.
  • The Exterior Design Specialist will derive plans from AutoCAD layouts, delivering to the client a colored, visually appealing plan that includes capacity modeling, pathway/access flow patterns, and identification of outdoor aquatic elements like splash toys and spray fixtures, cabanas and loungers. Some examples duties are:
    • Waterpark layouts
    • Cruise ship layouts
    • Area take-offs (from scaled PDFs)
    • 3D Renders with Max / AutoCAD as needed
    • Color theory study and layout
    • Reference photo sourcing
    • InDesign booklet updates
    • Creating 2D layouts of 3D play structures from blocks
    • Seating design (layout)
    • Walkway / pathing strategy
  • Learn company design standards.
  • Utilize the standards library effectively to maintain a high level of productivity.
  • Contribute to the development of additions or propose changes to the existing standards library.
  • Must be able to prioritize and handle multiple projects.
  • Candidate must be able to work with a team of designers and engineers. Successful candidate will work in Orlando, Florida on preparing construction drawings for projects located in the US and abroad.

Required Technical Qualifications:
  • At least 2 years of experience working with AutoCAD
  • Ability to quickly lay out items with fixed boundaries and create a circulation plan
  • Understanding of spatial awareness
  • Ability to sketch and visualize sites from 1 acre to 30 acres for recreation and entertainment
  • Understanding of pathway/access flow patterns for guest movement
  • Ability to be a self-starter and stay on task working towards extremely quick deadlines.
  • Strong computer organizational skills in finding, sourcing, and using a variety of blocks from AutoCAD libraries
  • Able to quickly take client feedback and provide sketches/updates
  • Able to coordinate with other design consultants for shared site base layouts
  • Microsoft environment experience, specifically MS Office 365
Required Education:
  • Technical Degree (bonus)
Benefits and Perks:
  • Annual bonus
  • Minimum of 3 weeks PTO + paid holidays and sick time
  • Excellent company sponsored medical, dental and vision plan
  • 401(k) program participation with employer contribution
  • Reasonable flex schedule
  • Paid covered/adjacent Parking in downtown, Orlando
  • Innovative office environment and team culture!
  • opportunity for personal growth and development!

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