Drury Design Kitchen & Bath Studio

Assistant Designer at Drury Design Kitchen & Bath Studio

Glen Ellyn, IL · Full-time

Job Description

Looking for an enthusiastic interior design candidate with employment experience in kitchen and bath category to join our team as a junior interior designer. Candidate should have strong drawing skills, a passion for residential interior design, be organized and eager to learn. Qualified recent grads will be considered. Looking for local candidates only. Overview: Provide support to Senior Designers/Sales staff to help prepare design drawings and proposals for elaborate interior design projects using Chief Architect, AutoCAD and MS Office. Additional activities include pricing of custom cabinetry and the gathering specifications for other materials, needed trades, services and field measures. On the job training is provided. Competitive compensation and benefits including; BCBS medical, dental, and retirement plan provided with employer contributions. Key Areas of Responsibility: • Create detailed drawings from sketches – floor plans, elevations, renderings, and construction drawings in Chief Architect or AutoCAD • Maintenance of drawings, electronic files, and prints • Assisting in field measures • Preparation of proposals, including client job pricing, and presentations • Assisting designers and client’s with selections – tile, counter materials, fixtures, lighting • Job costing and specifications with vendor on line pricing programs • Some administrative tasks, required, answering phones as needed, customer and vendor contact and specific showroom assignments • Working an occasional Saturday at receptionist desk and as back up to Senior Designers on floor Essential Characteristics & Preferred Skills: • AutoCAD & Chief Architect training and skills • An understanding of kitchen and bath design parameters as per NKBA standards • Working knowledge or exposure to custom cabinetry detailing & ordering, and residential construction • A firm commitment to provide exemplary customer service to clients and studio guests • Dedication to accuracy and ability to take initiative on projects • Strong organization, communication skills and effective time management • Ability to excel in team environment • Ability to take direction and complete tasks on time • Strong Math skills Requirements: • Degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture, Architecture or commensurate education • Residential Interior design experience – internship or employment • NKBA involvement or training a plus About Drury Design Drury Design is an award-winning, designer lead remodeling firm specializing in kitchen, bath and home remodeling. Established in 1987 by Gail Drury, CMKBD, Drury Design’s unique design approach integrates design solutions and construction management into one seamless customer experience. An 8,500 sq. Studio in Glen Ellyn, Illinois serves as the design center to assist clients in this process. All resumes and inquiries will be kept confidential. For more information about Drury Design, visit www.drurydesigns.com.

About Drury Design Kitchen & Bath Studio

Drury Design has been serving design-build services to the greater Chicago area since 1987. With Gail Drury at the helm, the company has won more than 80 awards in the design space. Client-Focused design is our trademark, philosophy, and recipe for success. With over 2,000 completed projects throughout the Chicago area, our entire team is dedicated to delivering 100% complete client satisfaction.