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Designer Drafter
at Architectural Graphics, Inc.
Virginia Beach, VA

Designer Drafter
at Architectural Graphics, Inc.
Virginia Beach, VA

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Job Description


AGI is looking to add Drafters/Designers to join our dynamic team!  

This role plays a critical part in the successful design of architectural and commercial signage.  By adapting and applying their individual designer skills, the successful candidate will be able to work efficiently in applicable AGI documentation tools to create models/drawings for the Project Engineers to review and approve.  Additionally this role has the unique position to help guide and define engineering drawing practices/standards to improve engineering work flow efficiency.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Project Engineering to develop final models/drawings for release to Operations
  • Incorporation of client supplied art & logo files
  • Support concept development
  • Produce location specific message layouts in coordination with engineering drawings.
  • Work cross functionally with Engineering/Operations/ Project Management/Sales and Estimating teams
  • Provide technical support as required to shop personnel and project management to facilitate the production of signage.
  • Apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Interpret an extensive variety of technical details related to sign design and manufacture (LED layouts, Steel & Aluminum Frame Construction, Basic Wiring, Sheet goods cutting and forming).
  • Complete engineering drawings and models using Solidworks / AutoCAD / Corel Draw

Secondary Duties:

  • Understanding of basic construction and mechanical concepts.
  • Ability to prepare clear, detailed, and efficient engineering drawings.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with other employees.
  • Develop / implement drawing and modeling standards when required leveraging Solidworks PDM where applicable.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to correctly decipher architectural and civil blue prints from clients.
  • Experience with ASME Y14.5

Education Requirement – Associates Degree+ 
Preferred Education- Bachelors Degree- ideally focusing in Business, Engineering, Construction, Architecture, or other related fields
Experience – Entry Level to 7 years
Computer Skills – Proficient in MS Office, Solidworks / Solidworks PDM / AutoCAD / Corel Draw / Adobe Illustrator

*Relocation assistance available on a case by case basis

AGI offers a highly supportive culture, commitment to the community, work-life balance, full benefits, and other major perks.  AGI is a local company to Hampton Roads that has seen exceptional growth and success in the last 40+ years.

To learn more about us, please visit our website: https://www.agi.net 



Company Description

Great company that is growing! One of the top sign companies in the country.

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