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CAD Detailer, Exhibits, Chicago

Our client's high-energy, award winning design team has a modern facility with cutting-edge design technology. This organization sets themselves apart by being a great place to work and by forming true partnerships with their clients at every stage of event management.

This dynamic company is currently seeking CAD Detailer to join their team. This position will be responsible for creating technical drawings for fabrication based on conceptual designs for both trade show exhibits and permanent installations. If you have a passion for the trade show industry and for client success our client will want to speak with you!



  • Create construction drawings showing sections details, plans and elevations for shop manufacture
  • Ability to create 3D models for the use of creating setup drawings and exploded views to translate setup procedures in the field
  • Attend kickoff meetings with Production Purchasing Managers, Project Managers, Account Executives, and designers to discuss course of action to meet clients’ needs
  • Review construction methods and details before beginning the detailing process with team
  • Organize drawing files, documents and misc. files in an orderly and easily to accessible manner in a workstation and a network drive
  • Ability to develop construction drawings within the parameters of the project estimate
  • Work closely with the project manager on developing cost effective material selections
  • Effective time management and organizational skill
  • Availability to work additional hours as needed to meet deadlines



  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design, Engineering, Architecture or related field
  • 3-5 years of trade show specific experience in AutoCAD
  • Rendering software experience is a plus
  • Ability to create drawing for fabrication, electrical, rigging, elevations, orientation and graphic templates
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Especially Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign)
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency
  • Experience with detailing/communication
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective time management and organizational skill

Location: Chicago

Salary: $55K-$65K

Ref#: 985

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  • Sales

    Account Executive,
    Account Director,
    Corporate Accounts,
    Business Development,
    Sales Manager

  • Creative

    Exhibition, Experience,
    3 Dimensional, Experiential,
    Graphic, Design Director, Creative Director

  • Project Support

    Account Management, Project Management, Estimating, Detailing, Drafting, Engineering

  • Production

    Warehouse Management, Shop Foreman, Purchasing Agent, I & D Supervisor, Field Services

  • Operations

    Director of Operations, Operations Manager, VP of Operations

  • Management

    VP, CEO, COO, Director

  • Miscellaneous