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You’ve got the gift for design and love working with people, so why are you working in the background? Normandy Design Build Remodeling is looking for talented architects and design professionals with a passion for residential design to join our team.
In this role as an Architectural Designer, you will be focused primarily on meeting with homeowners to design home additions, home renovations, and interior remodeling in the Chicagoland area.
Here are the highlights of your role
Client facing – Most of your time is spent developing a relationship with a homeowner, refining the conceptual design, and working out a solution until it’s just right and they’re ready to proceed.
Award-winning projects – Our marketing effort is centered around making you a design rock-star. So, we apply for awards on your behalf, and often win.
Design development support – Work hand-in-hand with our design development department who create beautiful 3-D photo realistic renderings of your design work.
Inspirational Design Studios – Love to pick out finishes and dive into the finer design details? Our design studios in Evanston and Hinsdale have everything at your fingertips.
Selections support – Need help and support in making selections for your clients? We have two full-time design support team members whose focus is on helping you find the finishing touches that put your projects over the top.
Flexible schedule – Once your training is complete, enjoy the flexibility of creating your own schedule.
Online & in-person – Hybrid work platform means you can work in the office, at a design studio, or at home as best suits your needs. Client meetings can take place at a design studio or online as the clients and meeting needs dictate.
No construction documents – Our in-house architecture department creates all construction documents, not you.
Easy project pricing – Working with our pricing software, you’ll provide preliminary budget estimates for the project that you design.
Design build – Normandy construction superintendents are on-site for your clients’ remodels daily, providing you and the client with nightly progress updates. Working together as a team, you problem-solve, collaborate and create together.
Strong customer relationships – Our customer values one primary contact from start to end, so you stay connected throughout the project. This leads to fewer conflicts and misunderstandings, a stronger overall relationship, and ultimately, more referrals for you. Over 60% of our projects come from referral and repeat customers.
Challenging design – Many of our customers live in historically significant homes that require design sensitivity and creativity.
Finding the right place to work is about more than just the job, it’s about the community of people that surround you and the ethics and integrity of the company you’ll be joining. Here’s what makes Normandy Remodeling different from others in our industry:
Reputation – Our reputation is everything to us, and we guard it fiercely. The trust we have earned, the value we provide, and the quality of our work has made us one of the top remodelers in the country. Our reputation is the key to our robust referrals and company growth.
Integrity – Integrity is our guiding light. Honesty is paramount in all situations. We keep the best interest of our customers and our staff members at the forefront.
Residential only – We exclusively remodel and add-on to existing homes, no new homes, no commercial work. Our focus is on additions, kitchens, bathrooms and whole home renovations for our clients.
What we’re looking for:
Architecture / Design Background – Preferably residential design, licensing is not required.
CAD – AutoCad, Chief Architect, Sketchup or similar proficiency would be preferred.
Communication – You should possess an ability to communicate well with others.
Passion – Most important is an energetic disposition and a willingness to learn.
We offer the tools, systems, flexibility, and support to make motivated people successful. If you’re passionate about design and driven to build quality, stunning projects for your customers, this is the right fit for you.
Compensation for the position starts at $60,000-$80,000 depending on experience, plus bonus opportunity. Experienced and successful Normandy Architectural Designers earn in excess of $200,000 annually. We provide benefits such as a flexible schedule, health insurance, life insurance and 401(k). Normandy Remodeling is an equal opportunity employer.
Kitchen And Bath Designer
Normandy Design Build Remodeling is looking for the newest member of our sales and design department as a Kitchen and Bath designer. If you’re passionate about design and driven to build quality, stunning projects for your customers, this is the right fit for you. Our work is exciting, fast paced, and very fulfilling.
In this role as a Kitchen & Bath Designer, you will be focused primarily on designing and selling kitchens, bathrooms, and interior remodeling to homeowners in the Chicagoland area.
Your responsibilities will include
– Meeting with clients to develop design ideas for their home that suits their needs and their budget
– Computing budget ranges and price estimates for the project that you proposed
– Selecting and recommending finishes and products for the newly proposed space
– Serving as a consultant to our clients and manage the relationship with homeowners, from initial contact through the construction of their project
– Partnering with our in-house architecture and drafting team, and with our project superintendents, to ensure a successful home renovation
You will meet with clients virtually and in-home, throughout the Chicagoland area, as well as in our inspirational Hinsdale and Evanston Design Studios. You will frequently work in communities with historically significant homes that require design sensitivity and creativity. Our focus is solely residential, with an emphasis on additions, kitchens, bathrooms and whole home renovations for our clients. Normandy Designers regularly win local and national awards for our remodeling excellence.
We offer the tools, systems, flexibility, and support to make motivated people successful. We back up our salespeople with a dedication to quality and integrity, which equates to a high level of referral and repeat business.
To be successful in this role, a minimum of 6 years of kitchen and bath design and sales experience is preferred. You should possess an ability to communicate well with others in a collaborative environment. 2020, AutoCAD or Chief Architect skills are also preferred. Most importantly, you should be energetic and have a willingness to learn.
Compensation for the position starts at $50,000-$70,000 depending on experience, plus bonus opportunity with the potential to earn $150,000+. We also provide benefits such as health insurance, life insurance and 401(k). Normandy Remodeling is an equal opportunity employer.
Residential Construction Superintendent
Normandy Design Build Remodeling is looking to add someone to our team with a real passion for residential construction, and who loves working with people. If you’ve worked in residential construction or remodeling, and are ready for a change, this job is right for you.
Normandy Remodeling exclusively performs residential additions and major remodeling, and the superintendent is a critical member of our team. Your role is to make the designer’s vision come to life, while working daily with customers who are living through construction. Superintendents typically cover a general geographic territory, and we’re currently searching for someone to assist our clients in Chicago and the Near North Suburbs.
You will be responsible for
– Scheduling, supervising and managing various trades for multiple jobs at a time.
– Communicating daily with each customer, keeping them updated about the job’s progress, answering questions and managing their expectations.
– Making daily site visits to each of your customers’ homes to coordinate the tradespeople, solve any problems, and address any customer questions or concerns.
The service and experience that customers receive during construction leaves a lasting impression, and successful communication and execution of the project is critical to creating happy customers, which in turn creates a strong referral base. Normandy Designers begin the relationship with the clients, and maintain the client relationship throughout construction. However, Superintendents are the primary source of contact for customers during the construction phase of their project. Our staff of architects and our expediters will support you with plans and purchasing assistance for each project.
Our focus is solely residential construction, with an emphasis on additions, kitchens, bathrooms and whole home renovations for our clients. Normandy Remodeling wins dozens of local and national awards every year for our remodeling excellence.
You know that you’re a good fit for this position if you have:
– Hands-on experience in the trades or prior experience in other aspects of home remodeling
– Excellent organization and planning skills
– Superior communication skills, particularly digital communication (i.e. text, email, cell phones)
– A love of problem solving
– A passion for building and renovating
– The ability to develop a strong relationship with a customer, while ensuring that the projects are completed on time and to our high standards & specifications.
Compensation: Our project superintendents earn $55,000-$65,000 base salary, plus performance based bonus opportunities that finds many earning $85,000 or more. Benefits include: health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, short & long term disability and 401(k). Normandy Remodeling is an equal opportunity employer.