Design Department

CAD Designer

Location: Cardiff (office based)

Salary: On application dependant on experience
Working hours: 37.5 hours per week 8am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday
Contract: Full-time

Position Overview: 

We are currently seeking a talented CAD Designer to join our team. This role will be integral in the creation of detailed models and drawings that facilitate the construction process for our diverse range of projects. 

About Us: 

Wild Creations is a leading provider of innovative design, manufacturing, and installation solutions for props and scenery within the entertainment, marketing, and theme park industries. With a passion for creativity and craftsmanship, we specialise in bringing our clients’ visions to life through our exceptional workmanship and attention to detail.

Company Culture:

We foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence. Our team is passionate about delivering exceptional work. We value diversity, creativity, and continuous learning, and we strive to create a workplace where every team member can thrive and contribute to our collective success.


  • Create detailed 3D/2D construction drawings using computer-aided design (CAD) software necessary to facilitate the construction process.
  • Ensure correct materials and manufacturing processes are considered throughout the design stages.
  • Prepare 2D drawings for CNC / Laser cutting.
  • Prepare 3D models for 3D printing / milling.
  • Ensure design is viable for installation and shipping.
  • Ensure that all drawings are accurate, clear, and adhere to company standards and regulations.
  • Review and revise drawings based on feedback, technical requirements, and project timelines.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards, safety regulations, and client specifications throughout the design process.
  • Assist in the documentation and organisation of project files, drawings, and technical documentation.
  • Work closely with the Design Supervisor to ensure that designs can be feasibly executed within budget and time constraints.
  • Communicate effectively with team members to ensure that project goals are met and attend meetings where required to provide input on project design.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Degree or qualifications in drafting, architecture, engineering, or related field is preferable.
  • Understanding of manufacturing materials and processes. 
  • Proficiency in CAD software (Revit, Rhino, AutoCAD etc.) and other relevant design tools.
  • Strong understanding of architectural and technical drawing standards.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Prior experience in a design manufacturing or related industry is preferred but not required.

We offer the following benefits:

  • 28 days holiday (including BH). Your holiday entitlement increases after two years service by one day per year (capped at 5). In addition, you will also receive an additional day off on your birthday.
  • Company pension scheme contributions.
  • Private medical insurance (after successful completion of probation period). 
  • Participation in the Cycle to Work scheme (after successful completion of probation period). 
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • ​​Opportunities for professional growth and advancement within the company.
  • Continuing education and training opportunities to stay updated on the latest industry trends and advancements.
  • A stimulating and supportive work environment with opportunities to work on diverse and challenging projects. 
  • Great Coffee.

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter, and portfolio (if applicable) detailing your relevant experience and qualifications to [email protected]

We look forward to reviewing your application and discussing how you can contribute to our team.