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Design Consultant

Design Consultant

Job Location 
US-KY-Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time

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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 90 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.


Drees Homes is seeking qualified and professional applicants with a passion for design for a Design Consultant position. Our Design Center is located in our Fort Mitchell, KY Corporate offices.


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 new home selections with the homebuyer
  • Assist and guide customers through the selections process
  • System maintenance, data entry and tracking of various information related to the selections process
  • Coordinate with other Drees employees and vendors to resolve any contract issues or questions related to the selections process, pricing and or construction process
  • Perform mechanical plan reviews with customers
  • Complete redlines on construction drawing and assemble shop drawings for ceramic tile layouts and any other necessary drawings
  • Interact with pricing personnel to ensure timely completion of custom design requests
  • Maintenance of product information and displays in the design center showroom
  • Responsible for the overall satisfaction of the buyer's experience through the selections process
  • Various other administrative tasks to assist with the selections process


Some requirements include: 

  • 2-4 year college degree in Interior Design or related field
  • Design related work experience in residential, commercial or hospitality
  • Proficient in Auto-CAD and/or Revit
  • Experience with design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign) is helpful
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office; proficiency in Excel a plus
  • Must have an understanding of basic floor plans and construction documentation
  • Sales, customer service or hospitality work experience beneficial
  • Basic understanding of building materials and a good color sense
  • Experience working with a homebuilder, kitchen/lighting/plumbing showroom sales and/or previous design experience working directly with customers, preferred
  • A friendly/outgoing personality who will strive to deliver excellent customer service
  • Ability to remain flexible and patient during the customer decision making process
  • Ability to drive appointments to finalization within a given time frame
  • Must have strong organizational skills and be detail-oriented 


Typical hours are 9-6, Monday - Friday. Must have the ability to be flexible to include occasional Saturday hours to meet our customers’ needs.


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


Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug-Free Work Place

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