Draftsman Lead

Guild Guild Employer:
Brooklyn, NY, USLocation:
Thu, May 22 '14Posted on:

Guild, a growing design + build studio in Brooklyn, specializing in dynamic and eclectic brand environments, is seeking a Draftsman Lead to join our team. Guild is a collection of artists, designers, architects, producers, carpenters, welders and painters who put their heads and hands together to create unique marketing events and launches, retail stores, mobile tours, and any experience that bridges brand and consumer.

We are looking for someone to help the myriad moving parts operate in sync. Clients hire us to create, build and install a variety of marketing and retail experiences; we need someone to produce fabrication drawings for our shop floor and outside vendors.

The ideal candidate must posses the following:

  • Strong creative problem solving skills.
  • Ability to produce fabrication drawings for a variety of projects ranging drastically in scale under extremely tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills in person and through drawings.
  • Strong working knowledge of fabrication processes regarding woodworking, metalworking, interior millwork, and casting and mould-making
  • Strong working knowledge of digital fabrication processes including CNC routing and laser-cutting
  • Strong working knowledge of a variety of materials, including: solid wood, sheet goods, steel, aluminum, plastics, aluminum composite materials, and casting mediums
  • Strong working knowledge of industry standards and ability to communicate professionally with licensed engineering and architectural firms.
  • Ability to assist with shop floor workflow.

We do not need someone who says, “I can’t.” We need someone who says, “I can figure it out.”

The ideal candidate for Lead Draftsman Lead will have a bachelor in architecture, engineering, or other construction related field. As well, they will have hands-on fabrication experience and experience in an office. If this sounds like a job in which you’d thrive, please send a resume, portfolio, and cover letter to

Guild offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and Flex Time work schedule for all Full-time employees.

Guild is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Guild encourages women and minorities to apply and does not and will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


Please send all applications to with the subject line 'Draftsman'. 

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