Drees Homes

  • Design Consultant

    Job Location US-OH-Cleveland
    ID
    2018-1885
    Category
    Design
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Classification
    Non-Exempt
    Community
    N/A
  • 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 90 years, is ranked as the thirtieth largest home builder in the country by BUILDER media brand as well as the twelfth 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 friendly and professional applicants for a Design Consultant position. 

     

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

     

    This is a great opportunity for someone with an Interior Design Degree to use their education, 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
    • Various administrative duties related to the selection process including data entry and systems maintenance
    • Maintenance of product information and displays in the design center showroom
    • Design exterior and interior selections for market homes and build to order customer selections
    • Responsible for the overall satisfaction of the buyer's experience through the selection process

     

    Some requirements include: 

    • College degree in Interior Design or related field preferred
    • One-on-one work experience with buyers in a structured setting
    • Design experience required, preferrably with a homebuilder or in a similar industry
    • 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
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to remain flexible and patient during the customer decision making process
    • Must have strong organizational skills and be detail-oriented
    • Good computer skills including Word and Excel
    • Knowledge or experience with JD Edwards and Bluebeam or other design tool application helpful
    • Motivated to succeed in a deadline driven environment

     

    Typical hours are 8-5, Monday - Friday but requires the flexibity to work some evening and Saturday hours to meet the needs of our customers.

     

    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.

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