Sparks is seeking a skilled Detailer to join Sparks' multi-disciplinary drafting team. This team supports the design development and fabrication of experience-based exhibit projects, ranging from basic cabinetry components to more complex structures utilizing glass, metal, fabric and other materials. The successful individual will be expected to proficiently produce CAD drawings on numerous projects as well as be knowledgeable in multiple cross platform drawing programs.
Prepare CAD drawings based on customer and/or sales specifications and project estimates; determine scale and perform mathematical calculations
Specify material, hardware, electrical/lighting specifications and building techniques in accordance with customer requirements and Sparks manufacturing standards
Prepare layouts, patterns or scaled drawings for estimating and construction
Operate peripheral equipment to prepare either full-size patterns or scaled drawings for construction
Archive completed projects and perform all relevant administration functions.
Trade School or an Associate's Degree in related field, BS in Engineering or Technology preferred
5+ years of professional AutoCAD experience using recent releases and producing 2D and 3D shop drawings
Ability to work independently to originate drawings based on limited information, providing workable solutions to highly imaginative design challenges
Create drawings following established company standards and guidelines; ensuring design is in line with bid and build-ability constraints.
Experience in high quality exhibit fabrication, architectural millwork, graphics and cabinetry build-out.
Proficiency in developing shop drawings and detailed setup drawings
Knowledge of basic and complex fabrication practices
Knowledge of a variety of construction and finish materials including metals, plastics, fabrics, woods, and laminates
Demonstrated knowledge of drafting, engineering, building techniques, mathematics and mechanical aptitude
Attention to accuracy and detail
Ability to value engineer, perform self-directed product research and propose different methods of construction while meeting design intent and budget/time restrictions.
Prior tradeshow & events experience
Proficient in Google Drive and Microsoft Office
Strong attention to detail, a positive attitude, and a team player
Ability to operate within a fast-paced environment
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
WHO A highly experienced team of idea-churnin', brand-buildin' coffee-chuggin' strategists, marketers, producers, techies, and creative geniuses so charismatic you'll want to introduce us to your mom.
WHAT- Whether you're a start-up or a household name, we create big ideas that deliver value across a multitude of live brand interactions through insight, innovation and lots and lots of imagination
HOW Big enough to deliver, small enough to adapt. It's our agility that consistently enables us to accomplish great things while providing our clients with killer creativity, flexibility, and value.
Think you've got what it takes to hang with us?
We've built our reputation on creating awesome experiences for our clients, but equally important is the experience we create for our people. Yes, we work hard. But we also make it a point to have fun. And we find our people work that much harder when work doesn't feel so much like, well, work. If you share our mindset, we should chat.
We've always got our eyes peeled for smart, hungry people who think that what we do isn't so much a job as it is a way of life. And while any company can supply stuff like benefits (and, of course we do too!) our greatest benefit comes from the amazing people you'll interact with daily, who will challenge and push you to think harder, be more creative and love what you do.
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