Interior Designer for a Real Estate Investment Company

True Legacy Homes purchases, renovates, and resells high-end single-family homes in some of the best neighborhoods across Southern California. We focus on flipping houses in amenity-rich neighborhoods with exciting dining and entertainment options. Our homes utilize open floor plans, simple color palettes, a modern touch, and clean lines to create a timeless living experience. We are well-financed and expanding from San Diego and Orange County to southern Los Angeles.

The Interior Designer will create functional, safe, and aesthetically pleasing spaces by assessing space requirements, determining optimal floor plans, and selecting decorative finishes, all while adhering to relevant blueprint, building code, and inspection requirements. This position is a key contributor who communicates clearly and effectively with vendors, contractors, clients, project managers, and construction crews.


Wage Scale: $67,000 to $73,000 annually
    *Eligible for an Annual Bonus*

Status: Salaried/Exempt

Location: South Bay, LA
**The primary work location for this position will be remote until a True Legacy Homes local office has been established.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Works with a team consisting of a project manager, acquisition manager, superintendent, and construction crews, to determine initial goals and requirements for the space to be designed.
  • Participates in all project inspections and creates & manages virtual floor plans.
  • Uses creative thinking to develop revised floor plans and interior design for residential homes.
  • Works with project manager, superintendent, and builders to further understand how interior space should function and appear.
  • Create and manage ROI- focused scope of work.
  • Create and manage scope of work for client renovations.
  • Prepares visual aids to demonstrate preliminary designs to clients and renovation teams.
  • Manage and create a project binder which includes cabinet shop drawings, lighting plans and interior elevations using AutoCad.
  • Uses design applications to prepare and illustrate final plans.
  • Participate in project design meetings and propose improvements if necessary.
  • Direct project correspondences by preparing and reviewing project proposals, memos, meetings, and emails. 
  • Coordinate and oversee structural design and implementation process.
  • Orders materials and schedules inspections as necessary throughout the renovation process while adhering to project and budget specifications.
  • Evaluate potential problems and technical issues and develop solutions.
  • Develop and maintain the project budget.
  • Adhere to budget by monitoring expenses and implementing cost-saving measures. 
  • Submits expense reports with receipts, according to TLH Expense Policy.
  • Directs all field personnel to achieve completion of the project on schedule, within budget, and with quality workmanship that conforms to original plans and scope of work.
  • Develops and maintains construction schedule, identifies, and solves problems.
  • Maintains positive relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers, and other employees.
  • Promotes job site safety, encourages safe work practices, and addresses job site hazards immediately.
  • Helps promote that all company employees and contractors are adhering to the company safety policy.
  • Helps promote an organized job site. 
  • Maintains current knowledge of trends and materials, techniques, and other developments in interior design.
  • Contributes to the training and process improvement of TLH projects. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have strong Microsoft Office Suite experience.
  • Strong knowledge of AutoCAD or similar systems.
  • Three (3) or more years of verifiable interior design experience in residential or multi-family builds.
  • Experience in scheduling, ordering, field supervision, quality control, and production of all phases of residential construction.
  • Must be able to communicate and relate to diverse staff and clients in a courteously and professionally.
  • Must have spatial awareness and ability to envision new spaces, and layouts to maximize the potential of a home.
  • Must understand residential construction means and methods.
  • Ability to utilize strong organizational skills.
  • Must possess a high level of integrity.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work efficiently.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Four (4) year degree in a related field.
  • Five (5) or more years of verifiable interior design experience in residential or multi-family builder.

Physical Requirements:

  • The nature of the position requires frequent travel to and from various locations within the County.  Occasionally, travel may be required to neighboring counties. 
  • May on occasion require prolonged periods of sitting, walking, and standing.
  • Must be able to lift, push, and pull up to 45 lbs.
  • Bending and Stooping: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the spine at the waist.
  • Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders or stairs using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized.  
  • Mobility Requirement: Ability to get from one location to another.
  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knees to come to rest on one or both knees.
  • Repetitive Motion: Substantial movements of the wrists, hands, fingers, and/or upper body for sustained periods of time, including using extremities to drag, push, pull, or grasp.
  • Visual Requirements: Able to see and read computer screens, small electronic devices, and maps.
  • Hearing Requirement: Able to detect specific noises for proper equipment operation.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical.

Benefits: 

  • Employer sponsored medical benefits 
  • Annual Bonus potential
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) employer match of up to 2%
  • Paid holidays 
  • Paid time off
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Growing company
  • Modern management style

Disclaimer: 


The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designated to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  



 True Legacy Homes is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Construction

Inglewood, CA

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