CAD Production Associate

K+R is seeking a production guru to lead graphics production, refine technical details, and generate construction documents. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who possesses excellent written & verbal communication skills, has the ability to manage tasks and work independently, and has a minimum of five years post-graduate office experience in preparing construction documents for residential/small commercial renovation and new construction projects. Candidate will have proficiency in the following:


+field measurement & documentation of existing site conditions

+laying out construction document sets

+organizing information to facilitate zoning & building code review

+drafting of plans, elevations & sections

+developing large-scale wall sections & details

+preparation of graphics and renderings


+highly-skilled in AutoCad drafting, including proficiency with tables, text, scripts, dimensioning, viewports, etc

+proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign

+working knowledge of Sketchup & V-Ray

+familiarity with Chicago DOB permitting including ProjectDox & Hansen systems

+excellent organizational skills and ability to work within established office conventions and standards

+educational requirements include NAAB accredited architecture degree, or a CIDA accredited interior design degree, or technical certification demonstrating equivalent proficiency.


Please submit a one-page resume and a cover letter that (1.) Tells us something interesting about you; (2.) Details how your specific experience addresses the job requirements listed above; and (3.) Notes any weaknesses and how you currently manage or intend to address them.  Do not send portfolios.


salary range: $50,000-$60,000