Exterior Design Specialist

The Exterior Design Specialist is responsible for implementing creative outdoor plans for Martin Aquatic’s waterpark, poolscape, and splashpad concept designs. Working as a part of the engineering firm’s Creative Studio, this professional will assist the design team in developing visual layouts for client presentations, which showcase various elements of spatial planning. The Exterior Design Specialist will derive plans from AutoCAD layouts, delivering to the client a colored, visually appealing plan that includes capacity modeling, pathway/access flow patterns, and identification of outdoor aquatic elements like splash toys and spray fixtures, cabanas and loungers. This role requires a blend of technical skill and creative vision; the outdoor plans are required to follow certain building/health codes for bodies of water, but also offer fun/luxurious/family-friendly amenities for Martin Aquatic’s clients. Candidate must be able to work with a team of designers and engineers. Successful candidate will work in Orlando, Florida for projects located in the US and abroad.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Strong AutoCAD skills
  • Experience in Rhino Modeling / Sketch software
  • Ability to quickly lay out items with fixed boundaries and create a circulation plan
  • Understanding of spatial awareness
  • Ability to sketch and visualize sites from 1 acre to 30 acres for recreation and entertainment
  • Understanding of pathway/access flow patterns for guest movement
  • Ability to be a self-starter and stay on task working towards extremely quick deadlines.
  • Strong computer organizational skills in finding, sourcing, and using a variety of blocks from AutoCAD libraries
  • Able to quickly take client feedback and provide sketches/updates
  • Able to coordinate with other design consultants for shared site base layouts

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Waterpark layouts
  • Cruise ship layouts
  • Area take-offs (from scaled PDFs)
  • 3D Renders with Max / AutoCAD as needed
  • Color theory study and layout
  • Reference photo sourcing
  • InDesign booklet updates
  • Creating 2D layouts of 3D play structures from blocks
  • Seating design (layout)
  • Walkway / pathing strategy

Benefits & Perks

  • Annual Bonus
  • Minimum of 3 weeks PTO + paid holidays and sick time
  • Excellent company-paid employee medical
  • Sponsored dental, vision, and teledoc plans
  • 401(k) program participation with employer contribution
  • Reasonable flex schedule
  • Opportunities to experience resorts and theme parks
  • Paid covered/adjacent parking in Downtown, Orlando
  • Innovative office environment and team culture!
  • Opportunity for personal growth and development