Designer III applies engineering or architectural principles to the design of buildings/structures and their components or assemblies. Prepares creative designs or related drawings or details; uses designs to develop specifications or estimates of materials needed for a project. Being a Designer III may perform drafting duties requiring the use of CAD equipment or systems. Monitors the status of design projects and provides guidance to more junior designers or to drafters. Additionally, Designer III typically requires a bachelor's degree in a related area. Typically reports to a manager. To be a Designer III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature.