Barnes & Noble CAD Operator in New York, New York

CAD Operator

Location

NY-New York (Flatiron)

Classification

Full-Time

Description

Support Retail Operations and Real Estate & Development in preparing merchandise and fixturing plans for new and existing projects.

Essential Functions

• Interact with Retail Operations, Merchandise, and Real Estate and architects to develop and obtain final approvals of merchandise plans for all new locations and existing store locations.

• Maintain and distribute notes from weekly DRC meeting and update New Store reports as they relate to new store opening information.

• Prepare and distribute all final merchandise plans for new and existing stores.

• Copy and distribute all CAD files to vendors, architects and in house employees upon final completion of plans for new and existing locations.

• Maintain and archive final reproducible MEP and Architectural drawings.

• Assist in development of new store fixtures and maintenance of store fixture drawings (includes overseeing prototyping of sample fixtures).

Qualifications

• Knowledge of computer aided drafting and proficiency with CAD systems

• Ability to produce CAD drawings in a reasonable time frame with assistance

• Understanding of basic drafting and design concepts

• Ability to work in a multi-task environment

• Basic knowledge of the construction process and techniques

• Detail-oriented

• Ability to acquire knowledge of large format printer operation

• Ability to meet deadlines and be an independent worker

• Ability to accomplish department objectives by meeting work standards

• Must be optimistic and enthusiastic

• College degree plus 1-3 years related experience.

• Experience and proficiency in all aspects of Auto CAD operation through Auto CAD 2011.

• Working knowledge of MS Suite including Word, Excel, and Access.

• Ability to read blueprints.

• Experience in the layout of retail merchandise plans and store fixture layouts.

• Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.

• Ability to work independently.

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.