Updated May 2021.
If you're naturally interested in architecture, the building process, and creative design, you may be considering a career as a draftsperson for an architecture or design firm.
What exactly does an architectural draftsperson do? Where do they work and what kind of training do you need to get started in this field?
There's the university pathway, which could include an undergraduate degree in architecture or interior design.
Or, there's the college diploma route, which prepares students to serve as architectural technicians, who assist architects, engineers, and designers on building projects.
In this post, we'll break down the typical responsibilities of an architectural draftsperson/technician.
We'll also outline possible career paths after college - and a few other things to know if you're considering training in this field.