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Interior Designer, Residential

Job Description:

Welcome is changing the way people buy real estate, and we want you to help build Welcome! We are a fast-growing, venture-backed startup building new homes that are purchased online, customized, and delivered in six months at an incredible value. 


We are looking to hire a thoughtful, passionate, motivated Interior Designer who is looking for an atypical design position. There are a lot of firsts here and we are looking to do things differently, which means a lot of idea testing and getting out of our comfort zone. It also means shifting responsibilities as we scale. You have to be comfortable designing in multiple aesthetics, and have the ability to design the same space with multiple looks. Great product knowledge is another must; whether we are spec’ing the base home or looking for that next thoughtful upgrade it’s all about a deep and wide knowledge of products. And while this is a design position, we are a prop-tech startup, which means proficiency with technology (both packaged and proprietary), and the ability to communicate problems we are trying to solve in the physical world to our digital product team will be a necessity.


Responsibilities:

  • Take design direction from the Senior Design Lead and execute various designs and product specifications based on overall vision

    • Including exterior facade design and product specification

  • Work closely with Architecture in the concept design phase of new home models

  • Enter specified product into our proprietary construction & design app with pertinent details and costing information

    • Ability to look at our app critically and help its development

  • Communicate with various suppliers / new companies to procure sample materials and build new relationships 

  • Work with various product partners on shop drawings and quotes

  • Organize and keep product cut sheets up to date

  • Prepare project breakout folders for each new client pulling only relevant spec and shop drawing sheets for the specific build

  • Work closely with Product Procurement on value engineering, answering product questions, reviewing additional product options


What you’ll need:

  • Proven work as a designer having designed / overseen / supported in excess of 20 residential projects

    • Design portfolio required for review with resume

  • Practical knowledge of how the home design process works

  • Ability to work on a team and collaborate with other teams within the organization

  • Ability to read construction drawings with a working knowledge of MEP drawings

  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time is a must

  • High level of organization

  • Solid proficiency with technology

  • Willingness to solve problems that haven’t been solved before

  • Curiosity, Passion, and Drive to work at a fast paced startup


Every Employee Receives:

  • Competitive salary

  • Stock options

  • Unlimited vacation policy

  • Full health benefits

  • New laptop and office supplies for a WFH setup*

  • $50/month towards online fitness apps or gym memberships

  • $1,000/year towards continuing education

 

*Optional: We offer every employee the option to own all equipment purchases through our 50/50 program. The company will contribute 50% towards the laptop’s total price and the employee will pay for the remaining 50% and will own it.


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Interior Designer, Residential
Full Time | Hybrid | New York, NY

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Who We Are:

Welcome Homes makes it easier and more affordable for home buyers to build a newly constructed home without having to deal with delays and all of the headaches of coordinating with contractors, architects, and the many parties involved. We handle it all and streamline the entire process for the home owner from land selection to construction!

The upside potential for Welcome Homes is limitless. Home construction is one of the hardest operational challenges to scale and our vision is to offer Welcome homes on a global level. We are placing a massive bet to disrupt the world's largest asset class - residential real estate - to provide home buyers an experience that they finally deserve.

Leadership Principles:

Empowerment at any level - Give people more responsibility and let them surprise you - Investments into Personal Growth - Transparency - Love our customers