Design Manager
AutoCAD and CAD required
Interior design and remodeling
ASID member preferred

 

The purpose of the Design Manager is to oversee and facilitate the design division of this 75 year old interior remodeling firm in Rockville, MD.  You will be responsible for the drawings and spatial planning on all projects and will work closely with homeowners to expedite the selections process from start to finish. This position supports the production team and is critical to the transition from sales to production.  You will be in the office 70% and 30% on site

Create (and redesign as necessary) CAD drawings for clients based on the client’s wish list and the conversations had throughout the design phase.  Facilitate meetings with clients and vendors to make selections.  Perform selection take off within one week of contract signing.  Ensure all selections are approved (and documented in Buildertrend) by the owner at least two weeks before production is scheduled to begin.  All choices should have as much detail as possible including: deadlines, links, specs, attachments, photos, model numbers, etc.  Attend all sales meetings after design agreement is signed.  Serve as the center of communication between owners, salesman, suppliers and Project Managers from design agreement signing until production handoff meeting.

As Project Manager will serve as the center of communication after contract is signed.  Order all approved materials prior to start date to eliminate any schedule changes and document in Buildertrend.  Framing package and trim package take offs and ordering is the responsibility of the Project Manager. Participate in weekly office and production meetings,  Ensure all subs that have confirmed a scheduled event (with you) have been marked confirmed in Buildertrend.  Production Phase: Attend every other weekly meetings with clients and Project Manager. Take notes at the meeting and store in Buildertrend.  Facilitate change orders and client invoices as related to allowance overages or credits.  Meet with the General Manager to review all change orders and client invoices before sending to client.

Knowledge of and/or desire to learn Buildertrend and Chief Architect a must.  You will need to be available by phone M-F from 7 am to 7 PM and your hours will be 9-5:30.

Residential remodeling and/or interior design experience, Ability to work with CAD software, AutoCAD and/or Chief Architect experience preferred, ASID member preferred