Senior CAD Draftsperson

Job Advert Description

We are looking for a Senior CAD Draughtsperson to support Event Delivery in providing accurate and detailed CAD layouts and drawings either personally or from the team.

Identity is a dynamic and energetic live events agency where creation and delivery is the beating heart of our business. Working with a number of global brands and government departments we design and deliver their live events in the UK and internationally. We are pioneers of human experience.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Taking design intent proposals from the creative team and turning them into technical CAD drawings to aid event delivery and/or supplier briefings
  • Producing event layouts for the production team when no creative input is required or available
  • Support in basic event design
  • Line management of the CAD Drafting team with the support of the Head of Production
  • Resource planning – working with Production Managers to ensure all projects are resourced in a timely fashion, and freelancers are booked where required
  • Inputting into resource requirements for budgeting process and actively manging time vs budget
  • Providing event design input as part of drawing process
  • Contributing to the delivery of tenders and live projects, in a technical drawing capacity 
  • Producing accurate, clear and concise drawings of exhibition stands and live events
  • Interpreting 3D event models into technical drawings and manufacture specifications
  • Working closely with the Production Team for material specifications
  • Liaison with external suppliers for collation and review of drawings
  • Input into senior Production team group, to help with continual improvement of the production offering

Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience working within the events and exhibitions world, ideally across multiple channels such as Exhibitions, events, conference, green field, fixed facility, road shows, government projects
  • Advanced level training in AutoCAD design software, or proof by experience
  • Confident with all technical, logistical and scenic / manufacturing requirements for delivery sectors listed above for the purposes of completing drawings
  • Professional and proven experience in using AutoCad in a Creative agency or similar setting
  • An understanding of design responsibilities under the CDM regulations, along with basic event H&S would be an advantage
  • Proven team management and development skills


  • In depth knowledge and training in multiple software packages would be an advantage (e.g ACAD, Vectorworks, SketchUp Pro, Cinema 4D, Adobe Illustrator)

More reasons to join:

  • You’ll bring your expertise, we’ll expose you to the best in the industry
  • Leadership opportunities and scope to grow with the department
  • Remote/flexible working + offices in both Eastbourne and London
  • Culture of training and professional development
  • 25 days holiday plus your Birthday off
  • Annual team awards
  • Exciting staff social calendar
  • Social, Environmental and Charity committees reflect a genuine commitment
Equal Opportunities

We are opposed to all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. All job applicants, employees and others who work for us will be treated fairly and will not be discriminated against on any of the above grounds. Decisions about recruitment and selection, promotion, training or any other benefit will be made objectively and without unlawful discrimination. We recognise that the provision of equal opportunities in the workplace is not only good management practice, it also makes sound business sense. This policy will help all those who work for us to develop their full potential and the talents and resources of the workforce will be utilised fully to maximise the efficiency of the organisation.