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Technical Designer

Iconograph k

Charlottesville, VA

May 23
Job Description

Role Summary: Technical Designer
This position works closely with the Technical Director and 2D design team to develop programming, methodology, design, and details for signage, wayfinding, and exhibit components. You will turn concepts into reality through the technical phases of each project by creating scaled and annotated drawings, problem-solving to resolve materials and fabrication methods, and creating impactful signage and wayfinding designs.

Work collaboratively in a studio setting to translate design concepts into technical drawings for building branding, graphics/murals, exhibits, signage, and wayfinding for a wide range of clients
Participate in studio-wide design charettes and collaborate with teammates to help shape projects from initial concept through final design
Participate in concept development of code and wayfinding signage design
Create technical drawings and specifications for construction documents
Create detailed location plans and message schedules
Manage time to develop creative solutions within a budget and schedule
Work with the 2D design team to review samples, shop drawings and participate in site visits

This is an in-person role located in Charlottesville, Virginia
Full time/exempt
Salary Range: $50,000 - $60,000, dependent on experience and qualifications

3+ years experience in architecture, industrial design, construction, or EGD industry
Strong knowledge of 3D space, materials, and the built environment
Understanding of architectural scales and drawings
Excellent communication skills, as well as the ability to think strategically and manage multiple deadlines
Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop), Google applications and Sketchup
A solid understanding of history and trends in architecture, design, and art
Proficiency in CADTools a plus, but not required

Simple IRA with 3% match after one year of employment
Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance
Holidays and paid time off, including the week off between Christmas and New Year’s holidays
Flexible work from home policy
Reimbursement allocation for professional development

Application Details:
If you would like to join our team, please email your cover letter, resume, work samples, and salary requirements in a single document in PDF format (no larger than 10 MB) to: Rush Otis,

Application Details

If you would like to join our team, please email your cover letter, resume, work samples, and salary requirements in a single document in PDF format (no larger than 10 MB) to: Rush Otis,


About Iconograph
Iconograph is a creative studio designing meaningful branded environments that orient, educate, and inspire users. We are a woman-owned Environmental/Experiential Graphic Design (EGD) firm in Charlottesville, Virginia. We support a culture of growth and ownership through transparency and meaningful collaboration. We love to work with educational and community-driven clients because, like them, we feel a deep commitment to a future full of discovery, innovation, and development.
Iconograph has several exciting projects on the boards and is looking for a talented and enthusiastic Technical Designer to join our small multi-disciplinary team. At Iconograph, our mission is to improve the human experience through thoughtful visual communication. We believe that when visual communication is creatively incorporated into the built environment, people feel more connected to the world around them, evoking emotion, adding beauty, and encouraging learning.
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