Production Coordinator-CAD Drafter

Neiman Marcus
Dallas, Texas, United States
18 Feb 2022
25 Jul 2022

Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) has been the premier destination for luxury fashion and goods, superior service, and an elevated retail experience for more than a century. Today, 9,000 associates contribute to the success of NMG's brands: Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Last Call, and Horchow. There are 38 full-line Neiman Marcus stores in cosmopolitan markets across the United States and a sophisticated digital platform that attracts shoppers worldwide. Bergdorf Goodman operates two stores in landmark locations on Fifth Avenue in New York City and, catering to loyal luxury customers globally. NMG also owns five Last Call stores and, an e-commerce site that offers premium furniture and home decor.

As an organization, NMG is on a transformational journey to become the preeminent luxury customer platform. NMG continues to deliver the best integrated customer experience and has evolved the business to succeed in the ever-changing retail landscape. NMG is a relationship business. What differentiates the organization from other luxury retailers are its unique assets: a strong store footprint, the most knowledgeable associates, an engaging online experience, solid brand partnerships, innovative digital and in-store experiences, the most loyal luxury customer base, and a strong balance sheet.

Our customers will always be at the center of everything NMG does. The company continues to reinvest in new technologies that enhance the customer experience. NMG meets customers where they are. NMG's goal is to offer customers a seamless experience across its stores, online, and remote digital selling.

NMG's priority is to develop a highly engaged and high-performing team where everyone belongs. The business attracts and retains best-in-class talent through unique offerings provided to associates in addition to standard employer benefits. These include an innovative way of working, associate discounts on merchandise, tuition reimbursement, associate hardship fund, and paid time off to volunteer, to name a few.

As part of NMG's Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) work, the organization is focused on driving its core value of being "All Heart." NMG is also assessing its current environmental and social impact while developing a three-year plan to lead the luxury industry in its commitment and transparency to environmental and social sustainability. NMG strives to become an employer of choice, driven by a culture of Belonging. A dedicated team focuses on this journey, directly impacting how NMG conducts business throughout the workforce, workplace, and marketplace dimensions.

NMG has incredibly passionate and committed corporate and store associates. NMG offers associates an environment where everyone feels welcomed, nurtured, and empowered. Our associates are the heart of NMG. As an organization, NMG leads with love - love for customers, love for associates, and love for brand partners.

***Eligible to be remote in the following markets: NYC metro, Miami, FL, Charlotte, NC and state of Texas***


The Store Planning Production Coordinator is responsible for producing construction documents for all assigned projects including brand partner shop projects, minor/partial store remodels, and various initiative projects including drafting complex millwork and metal fixtures. Construction document sets include demolition, drywall, power and signal, lighting, reflected ceiling, flooring, elevations, details, legends, schedules and supporting documents required for a complete set of bid documents. This position reports to the Manager of Production and partners with Store Planning & Construction Project Leads to meet project schedules, design, and documentation requirements.

  • Draft architectural interior drawings, elevations, details and other project documents in the current release of AutoCAD, from sketch packages, hand sketches and verbal instructions, with a very high level of quality control.
  • Learn and adhere to detailed Neiman Marcus CAD standards, project start up and close out CAD procedures, and other departmental processes.
  • Draft complex custom millwork and metal fixture details. Willingness to learn how to build sections and details from a sketch package.
  • Work with various team members to clarify scope of work, identify missing details, and collaborate on project schedules.
  • Merge consultant CAD files into Neiman Marcus drawings to create complete sets of plans, elevations and details, to create comprehensive record sets of major projects such as new stores or remodels.
  • Responsible for the prompt checking of shop drawings, verifying their accuracy with the bid documents and details.
  • Execute various duties such as converting archive drawing file formats into CAD format, uploading project files to cloud-based servers, creating Excel spreadsheets, occasional store surveys, presentations and/or special assignments as required.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design, Architecture, or technical degree in related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in production of working drawings for store interior remodels. Other similar experience would be luxury tenant finish out projects requiring detailed millwork drawings.
  • Must provide a portfolio of experience drafting plans, elevations and details for architectural store interiors, or similar luxury tenant finish out.
  • Expert level of 2016-2019 AutoCAD. Intermediate Bluebeam Revu, SketchUp, Microsoft Office , 3D Studio Max, or Revit skills a plus.
  • High-level communication skills both written and verbal including group presentation skills,
  • Ability to intuitively think in order to convert a sketch package into a thorough set of construction documents.
  • Must be able to work independently, manage multiple projects in various stages, and be self-motivated to create highly detailed documents to meet deadlines and project expectations.
  • Experience designing or drafting metal and wood store displays a plus.
  • Knowledge of commercial codes, hardware, construction materials and methods of installation a plus.