Senior Draftsperson

Pink Sparrow Pink Sparrow Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Aug 9 '22Posted on:



Pink Sparrow is a design and fabrication shop specializing in experiential environments. Collaborating with top-tier agencies and brands, we produce high-quality, impactful environments for marketing events, pop-ups, mobile tours, retail, trade shows, and much more. 

Comprised of a team of creators driven to bring inspired ideas to life, Pink Sparrow combines thoughtful design with a strategic build approach, and thrives on innovation and collaboration to produce high-quality, impactful environments.

With over 40,000 square feet of fabrication space across Brooklyn and Los Angeles, Pink Sparrow’s multidisciplinary team of industry experts is equipped to make any sized vision a reality.


Reporting to the Drafting Manager, the Senior Draftsperson will work as the conduit between Client Design and Fabrication by producing effective technical drawings for in-shop fabrication. The Senior Draftsperson will also produce files for the operation of the CNC machine and work to mentor and help guide all Freelance + Associate Draftspeople.  The Senior Draftsperson will help to establish and Develop Drawing protocols and Grow the Drafting department through onboarding, training and standardization of drafting. 


Duties include, but are not limited to:


  • Work in tandem with Fabrication, Project Managers, and Design team throughout all awarded projects

  • Attend weekly departmental workflow meetings 

  • Attend project Pass-Off and Kick-Off meetings with senior staff members

  • Schedule fabrication meetings with Fabrication, Draftspeople, Project Management

  • Produce effective technical decks for in-shop and vendor fabrication

  • Maintain and organize shared files according to departmental guidelines

  • Deliver shop drawings, and all other specific materials within pre-established timelines

  • Support Project and Department Leads including Carpentry, Paint, Metal, and LX in the fabrication process throughout the entire build timeline

  • Produce files for the operation of the CNC machine

  • Assist in the creation of ground plans and install guidelines as needed

  • Work within build list and production schedule as defined by the client and Pink Sparrow leadership 

  • Support through mentorship and guidance of all Associate + Freelance Draftspeople  in departmental guidelines and objectives

  • Support development of departmental objectives with Leadership Team

  • Support overall business goals, as set by the company

  • Source materials, finishes, and hardware as defined by the scope of an awarded project

  • Assist in creating and updating standardized templates for internal and external use

  • Participate and contribute to departmental and company culture objectives

The ideal candidate will:


  • Working knowledge of AutoCad, SketchUp, Rhino 3D, and Adobe Creative Suite

  • Working experience with various materials and fabrication techniques (wood, metal/welding, hardware, plastics, laminates, fabrics/textiles)

  • Professional experience working in both 3D and 2D drawings

  • Ability to think creatively and quickly about a variety of challenges within the design and fabrication scope

  • Experience creating vector drawings consistent w/ CNC machine operation 

  • Shop drawing experience (furniture, scenic fab, theater, etc.)

  • Must be able to provide written reports and feedback

  • Must be organized, detail oriented, and team driven

  • Must be flexible and adaptable to constant change

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


  • Competitive Salary

  • Benefit Eligible

  • Paid vacation/PTO


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