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ELM Construction is Hiring an Interior Designer!

ELM Construction LLC is excited to announce an immediate opening for a full time Interior Designer.  

The Interior Designer (Designer) is integral as we work through the design-build process with our Clients.  They will be responsible for producing creative design solutions that the Client will LOVE while being conscientious of budgets, timelines and other possible project constraints.  

Responsibilities of the Designer include, but are not limited to:

  • Meet with Clients at their project locations to review their ideas, learn more about their design tastes and to gather measurements, pictures and other information needed to create as-built drawings of existing spaces that may be modified.

  • Create design concept following sales agreement and client’s tastes and budget.  

  • Design projects (kitchens, bathrooms, other) using Chief Architect.  We will invest in training the right candidate to become proficient using Chief.  However, experience is required using at least a similar design software like 2020, Auto-Cad, Sketchup, etc.

  • Book and attend client appointments in showrooms, home and office

  • Create and present new designs to clients for review.

  • Provide sketches for communication to field for product installation

  • Respond to client’s emails, texts and phone calls within 24 hours

  • Follow up with trade partners on product quotes

  • Order and track design products and review / approve invoices related to your projects

  • Be able to manage client budget and communicate overage and underage to client as well as create change orders and submit as needed

  • Source new products

  • Visit job sites to check for accuracy in materials and drop off client gifts

  • After training, be knowledgeable in all areas of design as it relates to homebuilding/remodeling i.e., appliances, plumbing, lighting, surfaces, cabinetry, millwork, and paint.

  • Participate in weekly team meetings, trade shows, client open houses, and other promotional activities

  • In addition to representing ELM Construction LLC at trade events with Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builder, NKBA or other association events (which may require some travel occasionally - a few times a year), search for networking or design trade associations to participate in order to increase knowledge in the home building/remodeling/design field.

  • Represent ELM Construction LLC at community events like Chamber of Commerce luncheons or other “networking” events.

General Info:

  • Our ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, enthusiasm, be a great communicator, be trustworthy and organized and possess a good sense of humor. While our workplace is fast-paced and professional, we strive to have a fun atmosphere and a good work-life balance.

  • This is an in-office position in Cahaba Heights (no telecommuting at this time)

  • Vacation benefits after 90 days of full time employment

  • Retirement benefits after one year

  • Flex hours available if needed

  • Compensation depending on experience

ELM Construction LLC is a growing residential design / remodel construction company started in 2008 that primarily serves the “over-the-mountain” communities, North Shelby County and some Birmingham communities (Redmont areas, Lakeview areas, etc).  For additional information, please visit our website at www.elmbuilds.com.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please Please forward your resume to DesignerJob@elmconstructionllc.com