Technical Designer

InsideSource - San Francisco, CA2.5

30+ days ago

At InsideSource, we strive to make a difference in the world, do the best work, and have fun while doing it. If that sounds like your kind of company, keep reading. As a Fast 100 Private Growing Company in the Bay Area, InsideSource is changing the game when it comes to design in the workplace. People are the heart of InsideSource’s success. Attracting the right talent is critical to making this company successful.

We’re looking for people who find inspiration in the same things we do-like community, participation, empowering others, and working as a team. Never forgetting that work isn’t work without a little play and of course, being a part of something bigger. At InsideSource we’re always reaching for amazing – and that challenge is what inspires us!


The Technical Designer collaborates with Account Managers, Design Lead, Sales Teams and clients to design and perform successful projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Including but not limited to:

  • Space Planning and test fits for furniture layouts
  • Electrical placement based on furniture layouts and room types
  • Occupancy Counts
  • Workstation and Building Rom Numbering Plans
  • Maintain current AutoCAD backgrounds and update as needed
  • Attend internal meetings with account team
  • Work with account teams to develop a clear understanding of what is required for each project
  • Provide accurate estimate of design hours required for a specified scope of work
  • Program, Space Plan and Manage large complex clients with multiple locations
  • Provide complete drawings and detailed furniture plans-from block plans, to typical development through installation documents
  • Perform on-site architectural field verifications and update AutoCAD floor plans as needed
  • Ensure furniture is placed as shown on plans, including soft seating, vacant desks, lateral storage, etc.
  • Follow all formats for graphic standards as provided by Design Manager and Design Team Standards
  • Perform specification checking and assist Design team with double-checks for projects within department
  • Review shop drawings from vendors to insure correct integration within project space and adherence to design intent prior to client review and approval

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Skills/Knowledge Required

  • Proficient on AutoCAD 2015 or above
  • Ability to understand current planning codes
  • Ability to interpret floor plans
  • Proficient with MS Office- Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and a team player attitude
  • Ability to multi-task and manage workload to achieve project deliverable deadlines
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate clearly and effectively with internal and external clients
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and hold internal project meetings
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as area, circumferences and volume
  • Must be able to scale and calculate distances on plans
  • Must be able to solve practical problems
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and prioritize a large scope of information

Experience/Education Required

  • AutoCAD Certificate or Training, min of 2 years (must be proficient on AutoCAD 2105 or above)
  • Administrative background – 2 + years
  • Space Planning experience preferred

What We Offer

  • Highly competitive compensation plan
  • Innovative, high growth and collaborative culture. We believe in culture.
  • Fun, flexible and casual work environment with amazing people
  • Great snacks and lunches on Fridays
  • Vacation and paid holidays
  • Great Benefits including: Medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, 401K with and Life and Disability coverage
  • Commuter assistance
  • Gym membership assistance
  • Pet Friendly
  • Awesome Team Events (scavenger hunts, golf tournaments, picnic, holiday party, etc)

Job Type: Full-time


  • Microsoft Powerpoint: 1 year (Required)
  • Technical Design: 2 years (Preferred)
  • AutoCAD: 1 year (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)