Design Associate – Portland


Design Associate – Portland

Do you love residential design and working in an award-winning, fast-paced environment?  Neil Kelly Company is a Portland-based design/build residential remodeling contractor.  We have an immediate opening for an experienced interior design and drafting assistant for senior design staff in our Portland Metro operations.  This is a busy, fulltime position.

The successful candidate will have:

  • – Formal education in interior design, interior architecture, or housing design
  • – 3-5 years’ experience in residential work with emphasis in kitchen and bath design, and cabinetry.
  • – A high degree of comfort and expertise in residential CAD work is required.

In addition, Word, Excel and Outlook are our standard programs.  Sketch-up experience is an important plus. On-the-job experience with NKBA standards desired.  NKBA credentials are a plus.  A strong portfolio is a must.

We’re seeking someone who enjoys working directly with clients, is creative, confident and mature, and someone who is skilled at handling multiple projects at the same time.  Must be highly organized, a self-starter, accurate, and dependable – someone who loves making things work well and smoothly.  Our successful candidate will have terrific interpersonal communication skills, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor.    This position holds opportunity for advancement into a senior design and sales position and interest in that advancement is a plus.

This is a waged position with benefits.  Design Associate’s provide their own vehicle; receive mileage and cell phone reimbursement.

Neil Kelly is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

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To apply: please send cover letter (including compensation requirements) and resume to Please note in your email where you found out about this job.

No phone calls please.