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AutoCAD designers use software to create computer-aided design (CAD) 2D and 3D models. These technical drawings serve as the basis of complex engineering and architecture projects. 

The job overview

We are seeking a seasoned AutoCAD designer to join our growing architecture team. You will be responsible for creating and modifying models of our construction projects, which often encompass structures like bridges and commercial buildings. You will collaborate with and support our construction team in every stage of each project and will simultaneously work on multiple projects, each with different deadlines. 


A successful AutoCAD drafter will assume the following responsibilities: 

  • Use AutoCAD software to prepare both 2D and 3D models
  • Create AutoCAD drawing files for our commercial projects, and occasionally work on residential projects
  • Create floor plans, blueprints, and other technical drawings
  • Review sketches and plans and generate 2D and 3D design concepts
  • Receive and incorporate feedback into revised engineering drawings
  • Develop 3D video walkthroughs showcasing different potential floor plan layouts
  • Collaborate with other CAD drafters, design engineers, mechanical engineers, project managers, structural engineers, and other members of a project team

Job qualifications and skill sets

We’re seeking an AutoCAD designer with a combination of education and work experience that will let them step into this role with minimal training. Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications: 

  • A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, interior design, product design, architecture, or a related field
  • At least two years of experience using AutoCAD, Revit, Solidworks, and other relevant CAD software
  • A portfolio showcasing AutoCAD skills across a variety of projects, particularly in the commercial engineering field
  • Familiarity with 3D modeling and rendering tools, such as 3Ds Max or Maya
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  • $50 hourly
    Najet H.
    AutoCAD Drafter
    • 0.0
    • (3 jobs)
    Marietta, GA
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    GIS Software
    Data Analysis
    Data Analysis Consultation
    2D Design & Drawings
    Environmental Engineering
    Fiber Optics
    Civil Engineering
    Floor Plan Design
    CAD Drafting
    3D Modeling
    Autodesk AutoCAD
    As a Senior GIS Analyst and 3D Programmer I am to connect and lead other developers and clients to collaborate, share ideas, and use conceptual and strategic brainstorming to produce accurate results as a team. Having the ability to have extensive knowledge in over 10 different programs with a marketing and production background as well will make me the perfect candidate for your project. The following programs I am an expert with: - AutoCAD 2023, Civil 3D, AutoCAD Map 2023, MeshMixer, REVIT (All Autodesk Programs). These programs can be used for 3D Models of Products, Civil and Architectural Design, and 2D fiber routes, redlines, and DWG conversion between programs for geographical purposes. - SketchUP (Interior/Exterior Design, Floor Plans, Modeling) - All ESRI Programs such as the following: ArcPro, ArcMap, ESRI Online, WebBuilder, Field Maps, Collector, etc. - QGIS - Tool Builder using Model Builder, Python, or SQL. - I am able to work with numerous programs at a time to produce the correct end result. For example, conversions of DWGs in AutoCAD to produce a georeferenced map in ESRI. I work directly with field employees to collect data and organize production on and off the field. I consistently produce 2D and 3D data in ArcPro, ArcMap, and QGIS by creating GDBs, feature classes, DEM/LiDAR data, KMLS, and DWG conversions. Uses 2023 AutoCAD and AutoCAD Map 3D to convert DWGs or other formats into geo-referenced feature classes for ArcPro and ESRI Online. Example include redlines, fiber routes, 3D aerial imagery, 3D buildings, imagery, and vault templates for clients. Produce maps with correct attribute data and feature classes for local data and online ESRI Maps for clients. Strict protocol with Google Fiber development and knowledge of fiber production/design. Use of queries and creation of tools using SQL, Arcade, Python, and Model Builder. Ability to use SQL Server Manager, Microsoft Server Manager, and other services for connecting to servers.
  • $12 hourly
    Kashif A.
    AutoCAD Drafter
    • 5.0
    • (447 jobs)
    Gulbarga, KARNATAKA
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    2D Drafting
    Floor Plan Design
    2D Design & Drawings
    PDF Conversion
    Civil Engineering
    Bluebeam Revu
    Autodesk AutoCAD
    3D Modeling
    Engineering & Architecture
    CAD Conversion
    CAD Drafting
    🏆 Top Rated Freelancer, Specializing in CAD, Architecture, Civil Engineering,, Interiors, Exteriors, CAD/ PDF Conversions & Image Tracing. I would love to make your ideas come to life, and I do successfully for many clients worldwide. 📌 I'm currently among the top 10% talents on Upwork as the Top Rated Freelancer in the Architecture, Engineering, CAD & 3D Modelling Category on Upwork, and I'm known to gives quick turnaround. My Expertise are as follows - ✔️ PDF to CAD (DWG) & Digitization of drawings from blueprint/ scans/ Hand drawn sketches ✔️ 3D Sketchup Modelling & 3D Rendering ✔️ Architecture Designs: Layout/ Plan designing and planning ✔️ Modeling: (Sketchup, AutoCAD, Revit); 2D and 3D Drafting- Floor Plans, Elevations, Site Plans, Sections, Space fit analyzing. ✔️ 3D Modelling and Rendering, Walk-throughs; Buildings, Villas, Homes, Landscaping and gardening, ✔️ 3D Animations, Walkthrough, Materials, and Textures. ✔️ Convert a scribble, PDF, hand-drawn sketch, or old blueprints to AutoCAD (PDF/JPG/PNG/Rough sketches to DWG, DXF, SKP, & others) ✔️ Convert Sketchup model to CAD (3D to 2D Conversion) ✔️ Point Cloud to AutoCAD/ Revit conversion ✔️ Bluebeam Revu: Overlays, Drafting, Mark up on PDF, Drawings, pictures & Stamps creation, Custom Stamps (with Checkboxes and radio buttons) & Custom tools creation. ✔️ Creating Detail Drawings from Sketchup Models using LayOut ✔️ BIM (Building Information Modeling) & Drafting ✔️ Creating Enhanced Attribute Block in AutoCAD ✔️ Visual Staging / Interior / Exterior Design ✔️ Quantity Surveying and Quantity takeoff's ✔️ Civil Engineering's topics writing ✔️ Data Entry, Typing, and related works ✔️ Identifying Properties and Sites for the UK location using Nimbus, Company House, and HM Land Registry. ✔️ Zoho CRM, Edits, Mass Updates, Upload, and Mail merging process. 💻 Software Skills AutoCAD |Autodesk Revit | Google Sketchup | Google Earth |Sweet House 3D |Vray | Lumion | Bluebeam Revu | Planswift | Photoshop | Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) | Smart Sheets | Nimbus Maps | 📌 I have good time management skills, I have never missed an agreed-upon deadline, and you can always message me. I usually respond pretty fast. It shows in my client's feedback. 🙋🏼‍♂️I am eager to work with you to provide reliable, consistent, and High-Level solutions to design/ development/ Architecture/ Engineering challenges. Please get in touch with me, so we can discuss how we can work together to meet your Business Needs FULLY! Many thanks, Kashif
  • $35 hourly
    Fady I.
    AutoCAD Drafter
    • 5.0
    • (15 jobs)
    Cairo, CAIRO
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    Civil Engineering
    Construction Management
    Building Design
    Wind Engineering
    Earthquake Engineering
    Reinforced Concrete Structures
    Autodesk AutoCAD
    Structural Engineering
    Structural Analysis
    Structural Calculation Sheet
    Structural Dynamics
    Steel Structure
    Fady Ibrahim Ezzat '16 is a PhD candidate & Licensed P.E. civil structural engineer in the states of Texas, Colorado, Washington, Georgia with +8-year experience in the analysis and design of reinforced concrete, post-tensioned concrete and steel structures. He has performed the structural analysis, review and design of mega projects including residential and commercial towers, shopping malls, mosques, schools and villas in Egypt and Saudi Arabia. These mega projects include the Cairo monorail, NUCA Towers and Marina Towers in New Alamein City, Al-Shaikh towers, Al-Sho'la mosque and various residential and commercial projects in Saudi Arabia. Fady has finished his master's degree in structural engineering "Vibration Behavior of Post-Tensioned Concrete Slabs" from Ain Shams university awarded the prize "Master's Research of the Year" for 2020/2021, and research is published in ACI journal. Fady is currently studying his PhD in structural engineering.
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