Monday, March 19, 2012

Draftsperson/Designer - Tesser - CA

Tesser, an award-winning, San Francisco-based brand strategy and design firm, is looking to find a contract draftsperson/designer who is skilled at either VectorWorks or Revit and can work for 40 hours/week, on-site for 6-8 weeks.

Our ideal candidate is experienced with at least one of the major architectural focused 3D/2D applications (e.g. VectorWorks Architect, Revit, ArchiCAD, etc; highly experienced AutoCAD users will also be considered). We are a tight-knit, hard-working agency with exciting national-level brand imaging projects specifically focused in consumer goods and restaurant/retail design. We design the next generation of stores for national and global blue-chip clients, like Wendy’s, Chili’s, Ben & Jerry’s, Musco Family Olive Company, and KFC.

About You
You have played a successful role at past agencies or architecture firms, either full-time or as a contractor, creating technical, design intent drawings using drafting software. You have 3-5 years experience creating both interior and exterior 3D renderings in a professional setting, preferably for large, national retail or restaurant concepts, and you understand the production, codification and notation of drawing packages. You have a keen eye for details and strong overall design sense. You are knowledgeable about building materials and have contributed to/handled material selection in the past. Your background may include commercial or residential architecture or interior design. You are comfortable using a variety of design programs for three dimensional sketching and color-rendering, from Photoshop to Illustrator to 3D architectural modeling software (VectorWorks and/or Revit required). You are a self-starter, extremely detail-oriented and maintain a professional demeanor throughout the entire design/production process. You have a BFA or BS in Interior Design, Interior Architecture, Industrial Design or Architecture. A background in architecture and/or the ability to draw freehand would be big pluses.

About the Position
As a Drafting Contractor at Tesser, you will work under the guidance of the Creative Director and Senior Environment Designer to develop 3D Design Intent Drawing packages for a large, national restaurant chain client. In addition, you will contribute to materials selection (researching materials, ordering samples, etc.). You will work on-site at Tesser’s downtown San Francisco office full time for 6-8 weeks, depending on project duration. The opportunity to join as a full-time, permanent employee is a possibility.

What You Need to Send Us
If you believe you fit the requirements above, please send your cover letter and resume to  Only PDF and Word documents will be accepted. Please note, all emails must have “Draftsperson/Designer – YOUR NAME” in the subject line.