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Design Consultant - Austin

Design Consultant - Austin

ID 
2017-1741
Job Location 
US-TX-Austin
Category 
Design
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time
Classification 
Non-Exempt
Community 
N/A

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Overview

Our company’s mission is to be America’s leading private homebuilder. We are focused on delivering to our customers the home and features that they uniquely desire with the craftsmanship, durability and a long standing reputation that's uniquely Drees.

 

Drees Homes, family-owned and operated for over 85 years, is ranked as the thirty-second largest home builder in the country by BUILDER media brand as well as the fourteenth largest privately-owned home builder in the country.

 

Drees has been recognized with many prestigious industry honors, including the home building industry’s equivalent of the Triple Crown, winning all three major industry awards: America's Best Builder, National Housing Quality Award and National Builder of the Year.

 

Headquartered in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky, Drees operates in Northern Kentucky; Cincinnati and Cleveland, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Jacksonville, FL;  Nashville, TN; Raleigh, NC; Washington D.C./Maryland/Virginia ; Austin, Houston, and Dallas, TX.  The company operates as “Drees Custom Homes” in Texas.

Responsibilities/Qualifications

 

Drees Homes is seeking qualified and professional applicants for a Design Consultant position in our Austin, TX Division.

 

Our Design Center is the one-stop resource for homebuyers to choose distinctive finishes that make their home completely unique.

 

In this position you will have the opportunity to use your interior design degree, administrative and customer service skills in the homebuilding industry.

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely scheduling and completion of selections with the homebuyer
  • Assist and guide customers through the selections process
  • Data entry and various other administrative duties related to the selection process
  • Interact with pricing personnel to ensure timely completion of custom design requests
  • Maintenance of product information and displays in the design center showroom
  • Design exterior and interior selections for market homes
  • Responsible for the overall satisfaction of the buyer's experience through the selection process

 

Some requirements include: 

  • 2-4 year college degree in Interior Design or related field
  • One-on-one work experience with buyers in a structured setting
  • Experience working with a homebuilder, flooring design center, kitchen/lighting/plumbing showroom sales and/or previous design experience working directly with customers, preferred
  • Retail sales experience helpful
  • Basic understanding of building materials
  • Must have a good color sense and the basic ability to read house plans
  • A friendly/outgoing personality who will strive to deliver excellent customer service
  • Ability to remain flexible and patient during the customer decision making process
  • Must have strong organizational skills and be detail-oriented
  • Strong computer skills including Word and Excel
  • Ability to succeed in a deadline driven environment

 

 

Typical hours are 8-5, Monday - Friday. Must have the ability to be flexible to meet our customers’ needs.

 

Drees offers an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package including profit sharing and 401(k) plans.

Summary

Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug-Free Work Place

To learn more about Drees Homes, please visit our website – www.dreeshomes.com.