Douglah Designs, Inc. is recognized as one of the Bay Area's premier interior design and residential remodeling companies and have been in business in Lafayette since 1997. We are experiencing rapid growth and are seeking an experienced Residential Sales / Designer to join our dynamic team! Our luxury design build company is located in beautiful Lafayette, CA, serving Contra Costa and Alameda Counties along the 24/680 corridors.
The Sales / Designer position is responsible for design, sales, and end-to-end project management of client jobs, ensuring project success and maintenance of the proper profit, as well as client satisfaction.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Meets with potential and current clients in the showroom or in client homes.
Creates residential design solutions for small, medium, large, and full scope projects.
Duties include space planning, hand sketching, cabinet layout, lighting solutions design, tile design, color coordination, and all product recommendations and selections.
Drafts proposals and estimates for client jobs.
Creates merchandise proposal/pricing documents that outline the product and materials to be purchased for a given job, including data such as pricing, quantities, vendors, and product model numbers.
Prepares design and build contracts for client acceptance.
Meets and works with clients and Douglah Designs (DD) staff throughout the course of the projects to manage and track progress of the jobs and ensure client satisfaction.
Uses QuickBooks to track estimates, order, invoices, and client payments.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
Must possess a minimum of 5 years of sales / design experience.
Must have experience managing design/build projects of all types and sizes.
Must have experience with hand drafting and sketching interior/architectural designs. CAD experience is a plus.