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AutoCAD Drafter / Graphic Artist

AutoCAD Drafter/Rendering Artist

Aterra Designs is a national company focused on providing lighting, electrical & home technology to our customers. This position is for a Draftsperson/Rendering Artist for our corporate office located in Scottsdale, AZ.

Job Qualifications:

  • AutoCAD experience with a minimum of 1-2 years desired
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator& Adobe Suite preferably in the residential industry
  • Proficient with Windows 10 Operating System
  • Some coursework in Computer Aided Drafting software, architecture, or interior design
  • Core knowledge of Office 365 Apps (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Doc & other applications
  • Currently located in the Phoenix area, reliable transportation
  • Familiarity with illustrating 2D & 3D Renderings
  • Knowledge of specific building codes (IRC & NEC), architectural drafting, and electrical/lighting design is highly preferred

The ideal candidate:

  • Ability to work with the department head to create lot-specific floor plans & meet deadlines
  • Skilled to produce CAD layouts from designers red lines
  • Enthusiasm for completing high-quality work
  • Strong eye for detail
  • Self-starter with the ability to self-motivate
  • Works well with management, ability to take instruction, able to communicate clearly
  • Eager & willing to learn products/standards in the home building industry (Luminosity)
  • Prior experience in the construction, architecture, or home building industry is highly desired
  • Know-how to use x-refs, model/paper space, and convert layouts into a PDF
  • An understanding to interface CAD with associative programs and/or learn this skill quickly & efficiently

Competitive Rewards & Benefits Package:

  • Annual Salary Ranging from $38,000- 46,000
  • Continued training & career development
  • Medical, Dental, Life Insurance (company paid) 401K contribution
  • Annual Personal Development Allowance of $1,000 to apply towards gym memberships, flying lessons, cooking classes, etc.
  • 7 Observed holidays, 2 paid 1/2 days, a day off on or around your birthday-potential for an additional extra day off per month in regard to company-wide sales goals
  • 12 PTO Days after 90 Day Initial period
  • Casual dress code & office environment
  • REC (Resource Employee Care) Stress management, Relationship issues, grief support, etc.-Company Paid’

Work Remotely

  • No

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement

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Administrative Design Assistant

Duties include:

  • Assisting lighting designers with client/project maintenance, project design, tracking report maintenance, plan & fixture schedule creation, and processing paperwork.
  • AutoCAD drafting
  • Additional duties include general administrative duties such as ordering supplies, printing large-scale plans, scheduling follow-up appointments, etc.
  • This administrative role requires work with all levels of the organization and collaboration across the client’s business units and outside vendors. Decision-making and independent thinking are required. The role requires an understanding of each department and the company’s goals and priorities.
  • Must have excellent organizational and multitasking abilities. Have demonstrated the ability to organize/prioritize tasks and meet deadlines independently. Performs well under pressure while multi-tasking adapts to changing priorities and meets narrow deadlines.
  • This role manages schedules and deadlines. Attention to detail and strong organizational skills and follow-through. Must have strong team player and leadership skills. This role also requires admin team leadership.

Skills Include:

  • Must possess strong customer service orientation and use judgment/discretion in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to think proactively and prioritize work in an ever-changing environment with strong follow-through to meet deadlines and attention to detail.
  • Able to quickly and accurately assess the importance of a B2B correspondence, email, or documentation and take appropriate action to involve the appropriate parties. Manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and comprehensive knowledge of the company’s policies and procedures, as well as the ability to deal effectively with management, individual contributors, and employees at all levels.
  • Organized, assertive, and independent. Proactive and the ability to follow through on tasks to completion adjusting to peaks, changes, and interruptions with a positive attitude and a cooperative spirit.
  • A Can-Do attitude and ability to proactively solve problems while continually improving processes that ensure a constant improvement environment.
  • High level of initiative and ability to anticipate next steps.
  • Proven track record of teamwork and partnership relationships.

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $16.00 – $22.00 per hour

  • 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
We practice CDC Covid-19 guidelines at our workplace.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Scottsdale, AZ (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • Why are you interested in this position?


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • home building: 1 year (Preferred)
  • AutoCAD: 1 year (Preferred)

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Interior Design Instructor

The American Institute of Interior Design is currently accepting applications for an adjunct faculty position. The design certificate program balances traditional skills with a focus on technology, so a passion for technology, critical thinking /problem solving and a contemporary approach to design communication is a plus. The Interior Design courses are designed to help students learn about and develop career-oriented skills in interior design and help motivate them to pursue and excel in the industry beyond high school.


Adjunct faculty responsibilities are centered on preparing and teaching classes as assigned:

  • Provides professional instruction based on approved course syllabus and content. Ensures that desired course outcomes meet the stated objectives;
  • Provides recommendations for course changes and upgrades based on student feedback, personal experience, and continuous improvement methodology;
  • Evaluates students’ progress in attaining goals and objectives;
  • Administers and grades class examinations, assignments, and projects;
  • Maintains records of student grades in student SIS;
  • Attends in-service training, workshops, and seminars, as needed;
  • Meets ALL required deadlines;
  • Meets with students, staff members, supervisors as needed.

Requirements of the position include:

  • Meets the minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design; 
  • Minimum of three years experience in online teaching interior design.
  • Minimum of three years experience in interior design practice.
  • Working knowledge of software applications used in the courses, like Microsoft Office Suite, Photoshop and SketchUp
  • Must possess excellent leadership, customer service, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently while meeting required deadlines.
  • Ability to be in video conferences from 8:30-2:30 MST Monday through Thursday
  • Must be able to work from AIID Classroom or have sufficient Internet and Computer to hold video conferencing classes from home.
  • Must be able to hear and speak well enough to communicate with students, faculty, and staff face to face, via the telephone, and through electronic medium (e.g., email, recordings, virtual meetings, etc.).

Salary commensurate with experience