Design Associate / Administrative Support – Bend

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 Bend operations. This person will have some Design Center Administrative duties as well. This is a busy, fulltime position.  The successful candidate will have formal education in interior design, interior architecture, or housing design; and 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 a drug-free workplace.

Neil Kelly Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply:  Send resume and cover letter with compensation requirements to: HR@neilkelly.com. No phone calls please.

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