Freelance CAD Designer (work on site)

Cadence, Inc. - Wheeling, IL


Are you in search of additional projects?

Can you take designs from concept to reality?

Do you like variety in projects?

We are looking for a:

Freelance CAD Designer

We are Cadence Inc. At Cadence, we believe in the power of ideas -- creative, inspired ideas that combine innovative thinking with the proven ability to deliver. Ideas that allow you to achieve more than you ever thought possible. We’re a boutique agency of artists, engineers, planners, and producers with a passion for creating energized events. From live event production to trade show exhibits, we transform and elevate our clients’ brands. With flawless productions and measurable ROI. We say yes when others say no, and we bring our client’s product or message to life in less time, for less cost. If you like hearing new ideas and seeing inspired creativity, learn more about us at We are a small business located in Wheeling, IL.

In this role you will be responsible for creating detailed production-ready construction drawings of design concepts with dimensions, anticipated construction methods, and material call-out to bring the client’s vision to life. Your communication skills will facilitate the discussions with designers, project managers, and the production department. Use your knowledge of space and dimensions for a variety of needs, such as creating floor plans for events/trade shows.

This position is ideal for you if you have:

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD 2013 or later (both 2D and 3D model space)
  • Initiative and a Self-starter able to take minimal direction & turn a concept into reality
  • Able to deliver on a tight deadline
  • Solidworks experience a plus
  • Knowledge of fabrication methods and materials a plus
  • Experience in event design and tradeshows a plus
  • Knowledge of 3DS Max and rending skills a plus

Ready to get started? Send us your resume and drafting/detailing/design examples

Job Type: Contract


  • CAD Design: 3 years (Preferred)