Design Associate / CAD Drafter  – January 2015

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, full time 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.  The Design Associate will provide their own vehicle and receive mileage reimbursement.

Neil Kelly Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Neil Kelly Company
804 N. Alberta Street
Portland, OR  97217