Junior Interior Designer

Shane Homes Ltd., a leading residential home builder since 1979, constructing quality new homes in premier communities throughout Calgary & Surrounding Area has an opening for a Junior Interior/Exterior Design Consultant position.

As the first point of contact in the interior design department, the ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, possess excellent time management skills, and take initiative to get the job done. They will go above and beyond for customers to ensure an outstanding customer experience is provided. They work well independently and in a team environment.
 
Job Responsibilities (not limited to):
  • The primary role of the design consultant will be to assist customers with exterior color selections. This includes appointment scheduling, file preparation, meeting with customers, and administrative requirements to track and submit exterior colors for approval.
  • Tour customers through design center at their exterior color appointment. Provide details of their upcoming interior selections appointments.
  • Select exterior color palettes for duplex projects, and submit all relevant information to developers for approval and receipt of grade slips.
  • Ensure grade slips are received in a timely manor to keep build timelines on track.
  • Create change orders to document costs and modifications. 
  • Select interior color palettes for spec homes, as required.
  • Price exterior, and interior upgrades for customers and spec homes, as needed.
  • Develop strong knowledge base in current interior and exterior design trends.
  • Trade and supplier interaction, including attending product knowledge sessions
  • Coordinate deliveries and organize movers to complete showhome closings and furniture removal.
  • This position requires occasional lifting of items approximately 25 lbs.
  • Office and administrative tasks as assigned.
  • Occasional evenings and weekends required.
 
Job Qualifications:
  • Diploma/Degree in Interior Design from a recognized institute with a minimum of 1 year builder experience
  • Previous experience as in the home building industry is an asset
  • Superior customer relations skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Construction knowledge and estimating experience are an asset
  • Time management and ability to prioritize workload
  • Relevant computer knowledge
 
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits plan. No phone calls, please. Please also include your salary expectation in your cover letter. Only successful candidates will be contacted.