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If you have relevant commercial interiors experience, this could be a fantastic option for now or your future.  Read on...

My client is a well established and go-getting firm, winning by going beyond the ordinary for their commercial clients.  Some off-the-wall design schemes, smart ergonomics and an sprinkle of technology to give their customers the best workplaces and retail environments in the show.  Clients are corporate, entertainment, finance, utlities and high-tech firms looking to bring their brand to life.  Projects are throughout New Zealand and Australia. 

This month, we are looking for a Technologist / Technician, Design Detailer or Draughter to rise to the challenge and help turn these concepts into reality.  Taking sketch layouts and attending client meetings alongside other Designers, you will make excellent use of your understanding of construction methods, the building code and appreciation of what works in the workplace.  The core of the role is to provide technical input and deliver quality drawings.



You will work in a team of  Interior Designer and Project Managers to  create great spaces. These are typically:

  • Commercial and retail proposals
  • Architectural layouts (floor plans, interior elevations, reflected ceiling layouts)

Using your experience of the NZBC, materials and how commercial spaces go togther, you will be involved with developing and documenting the workign drawings. You may also be involved in the production of presentation drawings and client proposals.  What do really depends on you.  

Depending on your experience and skills, you may also be involved in 3D visualisation, colour / mood boards, commercial kitchen / restaurant design or school / university projects.


You will be expected to know how to set out a full detailed drawing for commercial interiors to the New Zealand Building Code. You will have a knowledge of the applicatons of products for the construction and FF&E, surfaces and finishes,  You will have a portfolio of relevent projects demonstrating this and be keen to develop your skills further.

  • Good CAD documentation skills
  • Typically 3 years plus in NZ (or very similar environment)
  • Tertiary qualfiication in Architecture, Draughting or Engineering (or equiv experience)
  • A portfolio of high quality relevant work.
  • A proven knowledge of the NZ Building Code
  • Excellent written and spoken English


NOTE:  Interviews will be held in person in central Auckland so you will need to be available in July / August for these.  If this is not possible, but you have the experience and work status, please apply and explain in your cover letter. 


  1. Excellent projects 
  2. Good remuneration, paid promptly
  3. Flexibility of hours and location outside meeting times..

If great things are expected from you, the flip side is that you can expect great things from the company you work with.  Interesting projects, support and a real future are three that most people ove about this proactice.


We are looking for a contract person in the medium term (expected three to six months, but roles such as these can often result in an offer for permanent employment, 

Apply below or give Lachlan McNeill a call on 09 3203235 for a discreet chat.

If this role is not for you but if you have the expereience, a good portfolio of commercial interiors work and are available (and have the work permit ) for contract draughting or design roles  in New Zealand, please apply with details.



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CAD Draughter - Commercial Interiors (Contract, Immediate start avail.)
New Zealand
Auckland City ~ Auckland
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Drafting / CAD