Architectural Designer

CertainTeed Saint-Gobain - Norcross, GA


The Project Designer prepares shop drawings and technical details on a per project basis. Shop drawings translate the Architectural design intent into a drawing and Bill of Materials that represents the specified products. Project Designers also serve as subject matter experts to the capabilities and installation of Hunter Douglas products.

Main responsibilities:

  • Obtain and assemble data to complete shop drawings for proprietary product.
  • Use AutoCAD to draw detailed shop drawings translating design intent to product specific solutions.
  • Provide project status reviews on a regular basis to Project Managers and Sr. Management.
  • Create detailed project- and product-specific Bill of Materials.
  • Communicate and follow up with internal customers as it relates to project specifics and deadlines.
  • Maintain Project Manager and customer expectations.
  • Ensure all aspects of projects are properly and thoroughly documented.
  • Communicate project requirements and status to cross functional teams.
  • Manage one’s own time in order to hit deadlines.
  • Collaborate with the Design Team and other departments as required to trouble-shoot issues.
  • Full knowledge of proprietary Hunter Douglas systems as trained.

Other responsibilities:

  • Continue to develop knowledge base of existing products and assist with new products.
  • Participate in personal development and training as required.
  • Create production drawings for the manufacturing plant.

Required Qualifications

  • 0-3 years AutoCAD (2010 or later) experience in commercial construction or equivalent.
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings, perform take-offs, and material optimizations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite software; working knowledge of databases.
  • File management, knows how to open, save, find, and copy files both on local workstation and over a network.
  • Ability to follow specific AutoCAD/graphic standards as well as Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Proficiency in 3D software such as Revit, Solidworks, and Rhino/Grasshopper is a plus.

Job Type: Full-time


  • AutoCAD (2010 or later): 1 year (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Aggressive -- competitive and growth-oriented
  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture


  • Monday to Friday