Drafter/Design Assistant, New Haven

About Atelier Ten

Atelier Ten is an international environmental design consultancy and lighting design firm creating high-performance, sustainable, award-winning buildings. Our projects give back to the wider environment, conserve resources, and foster innovation. Our New Haven lighting design studio is seeking a full-time Drafter to support in the design and development of imaginative, stunning architectural lighting from schematic through construction documents in a multi-disciplinary environment.


Core Responsibilities

  • Draft lighting design project deliverables utilizing both AutoCAD and Revit (BIM)
  • Interpret drawing markups and implement timely revisions provided by lighting designers
  • Review drawings for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with cited specifications and quality assurance guidelines
  • Follow document and drawing management procedures to ensure proper review processes are followed prior to the release of documents
  • Complete project responsibilities within scope, budget, and on schedule
  • Coordinate work with lighting design team, clients, and other Atelier Ten practices to conform to contract obligations



  • Certificate or Associates degree in mechanical drawing, electronic drafting or building information modelling (BIM)
  • 1 – 3 years’ drafting work experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, REVIT, BIM modelling, or other production platforms
  • Experience in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Rhino and Excel a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask with a keen attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills – written, verbal and interpersonal
  • Superb at managing time, prioritizing work, and providing timely responses to stakeholders
  • “Bonus points” for lighting experience and / or interest in sustainable design


What you can expect from us

  • An engaging, collaborative, and fun workplace
  • Mutual respect and support from colleagues and leadership
  • A firm that values your professional development
  • Excellent work-life balance
  • Competitive pay, benefits, and perks


To apply please submit (

  • Resume
  • Cover letter so we can learn a bit about you: (e.g., Why you’re in the market for a new job. What you do for fun. Your favorite vacation. Recent reads…)
  • Reference “New Haven Drafter Application [your name]” in the subject line of your email.
  • Please do not send portfolios or call us by phone