CAD Planner

Exhibitor Media Group

Farmington Hills, MI


  • Core
    1. Follow Czarnowski CAD guidelines pertaining to data storage location, directory structure / naming conventions, and drawing layout standards.
    2. Analyze and translate design deliverables into concise data sets and documents, suitable for setup floorplans.
    3. Gather and coordinate data (e.g. field surveys, ADA regulations, show / venue regulations, kit / ancillary property lists, vehicle lists, and client-specific requirements).
    4. Design according to constraints imposed by the following:
      • Budget / Timeline
      • Available Booth Space
      • Available Properties
      • Show / Venue Rules & Regulations
      • Setup capabilities
      • Account Team Input
      • Client Input
    5. Communicate progress with all members of the team through PLM interface at the following milestones. Minimum milestones given – additional communication as the project dictates:
      • Divisional Floorplan Options - separating overall space into individual brands, if needed
      • Preliminary Floorplans – Revising as necessary until approved by client(s)
      • Final Floorplans – Issuing the required floorplan pages by print, PDF, email and posting to web (PLM, ICON [what is ICON? cw], basecamp, for sharing as needed
      • Revise floorplans as necessary until show is setup
  • Ancillary
    • Maintain up-to-date timekeeping
    • Support of Design Department with during conceptual and developmental phases as required
    • Support Site Services and PM teams to develop quotes as required
    • Support Installation teams with visual and procedural documentation
  • Safety

Required to adhere to all Czarnowski safety policies and procedures

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of their job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform their essential functions.


While performing the duties for this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods, see to read and analyze complex graphical data, and hear and speak to exchange information. The employee is required to frequently use hands and fingers to control equipment. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work is typically performed in an office, which is busy, oriented to client service and subject to constant work interruptions.

Employees may work under the stress of continual interdepartmental contacts and pressure to meet timelines.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Education / Experience Requirements

  • High school graduation (advanced degree preferred)
  • Display and exhibit industry experience (design or architecture experience as a minimum)