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Kitchen and Bath Designer

Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Compensation: Salary plus commission competitive with SF Bay Area design/build companies

Benefits Offered: Paid holidays, paid vacation, medical, 401K match and mileage reimbursements

Employment Type: Full-Time

About the Company:

We are a high-end design-build residential remodeling company in the East Bay specializing in kitchen, bath and whole house remodeling. Our showroom in Oakland opened in 1950 and we've proudly served area homeowners with high standards maintaining a reputation of excellence for seven decades. We are an award-winning team bonded by high energy, creativity, and a passion for what we do. Our designers and project managers partner together on every project to deliver the utmost experience and quality product to our clients. Our staff and trade partners have been with us for decades. We are seeking to add a talented and experienced designer to our valued team. Please submit your cover letter and resume to admin@customkitchens-ca.com

Job Description:

As a Designer, youll work directly with homeowners to understand and develop their custom remodeling needs. Youll be creating budgetary proposals, plans and elevations, material sample palettes, written project specifications and contracts all while working closely with a Project Manager throughout the design and construction process for each project.

In true small business fashion, employees at Custom Kitchens wear many hats. In addition to being a Designer, you are also a sales person and visit jobsites for initial homeowner inquiries, site measurements and jobsite visits throughout project completion. Answering phones, greeting showroom guests, and ensuring that product displays and showroom displays are maintained to the highest standards we all pitch in to make sure our clients feel welcome and comfortable from start to finish. This is a full-time position with benefits, and flexibility for occasional rotating weekend coverage shared by the team.

Candidate Qualifications:

Degree from 2-year design program or bachelors degree in interior design or similar degree

Active member of the NKBA with minimum AKBD certification or in pursuit of certification

Experience with space planning and NKBA or ASID design standards portfolio examples a plus

AutoCAD experience is a must, Chief Architect experience is a plus

Drafting experience is a must, able to create plans and elevations for permitting

Familiarity with materials & finishes countertops, cabinets, tile, plumbing and appliances etc.

General construction knowledge plumbing, electrical, structural, doors & windows etc.

Project estimating and specification writing experience

Basic Microsoft office Programs a must: Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel

Good character a must professional appearance, excellent oral and written communication, team player, strong work ethic

Licensed California Driver and access to a reliable insured vehicle, a must

Keywords: CUSTOM KITCHENS BY JOHN, Oakland , Kitchen and Bath Designer, Other , Oakland, California

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