Designer, CAD Job Description

Designer, CAD Job Description

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Designer, CAD provides design and technical support for the layout, design and specifications of equipment for mechanical systems and/or building services;.

Designer, CAD Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective designer, CAD job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included designer, CAD job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Execute prints that are trend right, brand right, and technically ready for production
Maintain and Keep Organized Print Library, Processes and Art Linesheets
Maintain strong verbal and written communication with teams on Art development
Provides support on strike off communication if needed
Attend trade shows and keep abreast of print trends
Understand and monitor customer print choices
Create repeat layouts
Reduce colors for screen printing output and full color art for digital techniques
Follow proper CAD best practices while creating new solutions
Collaborate with cross functional partners to drive results

Designer, CAD Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Designer, CAD

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CADD, CAD, C.E.T, GD&T, NICET, MEP, MMCD, CSWP, CSWE, CTS

Education for Designer, CAD

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the designer, CAD job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Design, Engineering, Technical, Associates, Drafting, Education, Engineering Technology, Computer, Mechanical Engineering, Science

Skills for Designer, CAD

Desired skills for designer, CAD include:

Adobe Acrobat/Photoshop
Building codes
Buildings and building systems
CAFM software
Life safety codes
Standard planning principles
Application of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing theory
Design For Assembly and Design For Service

Desired experience for designer, CAD includes:

Drawing CADS quickly and accurately in Illustrator when provided with a hand drawn sketch (scan, lock, and trace the drawing with the pen tool)
Manipulating CAD drawings in Illustrator when not provided with a sketch (i.e., add a detachable handle, change construction)
Executing Tech Packs and closely following existing templates
Proofreading and cross-referencing information from multiple sources in and for Tech packs before passing them off
Make swatches in Photoshop by scanning in raw material, making a repeat in either Photoshop or Illustrator and color match the swatches to our palette
Adjust to and keep up with constantly evolving product (It is often necessary to change one CAD several times a day)

Designer, CAD Examples


Designer, CAD Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a designer, CAD. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for designer, CAD
  • Assist with digital color matching as needed
  • Proven knowledge and experience with G.M.P
  • Take creative direction and execute
  • Support the Company Store (Outlet) Retail team with the design and development of all yarn-dye woven & knit pattern, all-over/placed prints and graphics
  • Research and share contemporary/modern trends in pattern, print and graphic design
  • Communicate with factories & Hong Kong office on all CAD developments
  • Must have experience with building and controlling complex abstract & photo-real prints, and putting them in production-ready repeats
  • Manage workload by considering milestones, deadlines and expectations
  • Partner with Legal team to ensure graphics/designs are not trademarked and can be utilized by the Company
  • Develop, maintain and enhance pattern/print library in an organized manner to allow easy accessibility
Qualifications for designer, CAD
  • Knowledge of computer design software, Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Having an eye for details, color and textile design
  • Degree in textile or fashion design
  • Knowledge of other design software packages a plus (Ned Graphics)
  • Experience with detailed drafting and modeling
  • Experience with CATIA V5 is a strong plus

Designer, CAD Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a designer, CAD. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for designer, CAD
  • Contribute in creation and implementation of innovative and creative automation projects
  • Develop conceptual artwork through all phases of development
  • Design motifs
  • Creates repeat layouts and educe colors for screen printing output
  • Help to clean artwork
  • Prepare print packages to go overseas
  • Organize strike offs
  • Prepare artwork and presentations for special projects
  • Keep print archive organized
  • Develop exclusive private brand print and textiles designs, focusing on the Florida customer
Qualifications for designer, CAD
  • 5+ years in CAD/Textile Design required
  • Understanding or working knowledge of the latest releases in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • 1+ year of CAD design experience
  • 2-6 years' designing textiles or CAD design, experience in knits and wovens, and setting artwork/patterns to be mill ready
  • In depth knowledge of CAD systems and printers
  • Partner with Design and IT to develop, test and pilot tools that ease workflow, resolve user issues and enhance CAD work products

Designer, CAD Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a designer, CAD. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for designer, CAD
  • Attend and participate in all brand milestone meetings for product development and understand the business, trends, and requirements to stay ahead of development
  • Adhere to multiple on-going calendars within design production timelines
  • Apply CAD tools for assessing architectural and geometric alternatives and documenting results
  • Deliver chassis component design (CAD), package, and platform architecture studies
  • Work with chassis engineers to deliver 3D geometry concepts and component design
  • Develop component and mechanical package concepts, with a focus on resolving incompatibility issues by creating innovative solutions
  • Lead design reviews with various stakeholders to communicate status, issues and next steps
  • Review project plans and incorporate it into CAD format
  • Understand construction drawings and be able to complete redline drawings
  • Create original designs modify existing ones
Qualifications for designer, CAD
  • BSME, BSEE preferred, work-level equivalent accepted
  • 3+ years’ experience with CAD tools, Catia V5
  • Product development and automotive industry experience
  • Ability to evaluate design alternatives and provide a recommendation based on data at hand and risk assessment
  • Polite & professional team player
  • Must be willing to jump in and help out regardless of "job description"

Designer, CAD Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of designer, CAD. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for designer, CAD
  • Ensure that drawings incorporate all design features and maintain the product style
  • Maintain Engineering files to the company’s ISO standards
  • Manage online drawing requests and interact with customers through email or telephone
  • Reduce costs of product by new design or redesign
  • Write/route Engineering Change Requests and/or Engineering Change Notices to Engineering and other personnel
  • Knowledge of Tolerance Stack-ups and GD&T
  • Design and develop Valves, Injection molded parts and metal components
  • Knowledge of DFMEA, Stackups and GD&T
  • Coordinate design criteria with engineering, manufacturing, tooling, material, and planning group such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials, and contractual specifications
  • Understand and analyse requirements in contractual technical documents
Qualifications for designer, CAD
  • Ability to work in a fast pace, high performance environment while maintaining a high level of accuracy, accountability and self-managed workload
  • High proficient in all Adobe Creative Suite software
  • BS Mechanical or Automotive Engineering degree
  • Passion for 3D geometry creation and product excellence
  • Proven ability to progress design solutions delivering best compatibility
  • Self-directed, highly motivated, self-starter and skilled individual

Designer, CAD Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a designer, CAD. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for designer, CAD
  • Provide 3-Dimensional drafting support for packaged solutions and as required to support project designs
  • Review equipment layouts to ensure compliance with NEC and NFPA requirements
  • Develop Cable & Control Wire schedules
  • Preparing artwork for visual presentations such as Concept
  • Reviewing all printed s/o’s for production and provides comments to vendors
  • Attends weekly meetings and touch bases
  • Organizing print library and archiving CAD archives, keeping our resources organized and current
  • Creates Print catalog to track seasonal prints
  • Execute drafting scopes of work against red line mark-ups, handed over from the Principal / Senior Designer
  • Ensure all drawings and documents are complete within the allocated hours as directed by the Principal / Senior Designer
Qualifications for designer, CAD
  • 2+ years of experience with 3D geometry creation
  • 2+ years of experience using Microsoft Office products to include MS Excel, MSWord, MS PowerPoint
  • 3+ years’ experience in chassis CAD with a ground transportation OEM
  • 2+ years of proficiency in CATIA/TCE/DigitalBuck
  • 1+ years of experience with CAD tools
  • 6+ months Product development and/or Automotive industry experience

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