Design Consultant Job Description

Design Consultant Job Description

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Design consultant provides recommendation on custom design, including hard window coverings, soft window coverings (curtains/draperies), bedding, and other home treatments.
Design Consultant Job Description

Design Consultant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

In partnership with the corporate retail team, facilitate the store presentation of the Ballard Designs swatch library, including swatch ordering, maintenance and organization, provide viable solutions to elevate the overall customer experience while working with upholstery
We create large-scale email template frameworks that increase efficiency, brand impact, and end-user engagement
Represent Organizational Development & Effectiveness (OD&E) and partner with business stakeholders on identifying needs and implementing appropriate solutions for the organization, leaders, and associates as necessary
Greet buyers in the Studio showroom and conduct initial, additional browse, and final appointments
Works with sales, marketing, operations and studio employees to ensure all options are correctly reflected in the system, including pricing and availability per plan
Provides project managers with regular updates on status
Establishes close working relationships with other teams required to achieve success – Project Management, Engineering, Pre-Sales
Provide home buyers assistance in coordinating all décor selections
Increase profitability by selling upgrades and options
Provide the highest level of customer satisfaction to all home buyers

Design Consultant Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Design Consultant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, CTS, PMP, COBIT, L6S, BPM, NCIDQ, CQRID, ASPPA, CEBS

Education for Design Consultant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the design consultant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Interior Design, Design, Education, Math, Project Management, Associates, Engineering, Graphic Design, Business, Communication

Skills for Design Consultant

Desired skills for design consultant include:

Interior design and space planning
IPad
PC data input and internet navigation skills
JCPenney In-Home Custom Window Coverings products and services
JCPenney In-Home Custom Design products and services
Competitors and trends
Colors and special planning
Product lines
Manages samples supply and distribution
Excel

Desired experience for design consultant includes:

Desire to work in a commissioned sales environment
Dedicated to being a supportive team member
Capable of thriving in a varied paced retail environment
Ability to drive to customers’ residences and businesses for makeovers
Engaging customers to determine their needs according to taste, lifestyle, and investment range
Associate’s (2 year) degree

Design Consultant Examples

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Design Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of design consultant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for design consultant
  • Be the liaison between our global architect/designer customers and our own sales forces regionally throughout the world
  • Build trust and rapport with local accounts whether their projects are domestic or international to create economic partnership
  • Build personal relationships and build trust with personnel at all levels of the firm including principals and key designers
  • Tertiary education, professional training or certification in design-related fields (including but not limited to graphic design, web design, visual arts or Information Technology, training / certification in graphic design and / or any software tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, GIMP, Corel or any other design software suites) preferred
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service and design support while multi-tasking
  • Professional experience (previous full or part time employment, self-employed individuals and freelancers) in graphic design and/or photo imaging design vector graphics
  • Must be available to work any shift that falls within our operating hours which spans 24 hours, 7 days per week
  • Customarily and regularly (typically on a weekly basis) make home calls to evaluate the customer’s needs and provide a total individualized design solution that closes the sale
  • Professional greet customers to establish rapport and obtain appointments and in-home consultations
  • Remain current on design and color trends to create fashionable design solutions
Qualifications for design consultant
  • Demonstrated flair for design and/or fashion and room planning
  • Desire to work in a competitive commissioned sales environment
  • Willingness to work most weekends and holidays
  • Compensation illustrations are for corporately owned store locations
  • Associate’s (2 year) degree preferred
  • Art, Architecture or Interior Design and relevant experience preferred
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Design Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a design consultant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for design consultant
  • Participate as required in all corporate sponsored marketing and training programs
  • Contribute towards the development and on-going upkeep of the team’s design portfolio
  • Utilize corporate systems and technology to maximize efficiency in designing projects, creating presentations and providing professional service for the design team’s customers
  • Enter and monitor orders utilizing the retail point of sale system
  • In addition to covering standard options, will sell additional options by overcoming sales objections and close the sale with the final goal of creating a satisfied customer
  • Work closely with the Sales team and their customers to understand the scope of work, budget and timeline for their projects to create tailored design solutions
  • Provide product consultation, color coordination and space planning recommendations
  • Host customer visits and provide showroom tours to expose our customers to Direct Supply product and service offerings
  • Assist with the creation of design documentation required for small renovation projects
  • Assist in the creation of Standards Programs for Corporate Clients
Qualifications for design consultant
  • Minimum 8 years of professional communications and/or organizational development experience (curriculum design/development, competency development, leadership training, and organizational / training development)
  • Extensive knowledge of change management theory and practice preferred
  • Experience or ability to quickly become proficient in communication/OD/leadership development systems, processes, tools, and method
  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Savvy in latest design and technology trends
  • Strong visual sensibilities and process
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Design Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a design consultant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for design consultant
  • Assist the Furnishings category Marketing team on projects such as marketing pieces and photo shoots for the Direct Supply catalog
  • Develop a deep understanding of the Direct Supply design offering, product knowledge, and manufacturing capabilities
  • Develop a working knowledge of industry-specific regulations and their impact on product selections
  • Provide home buyers assistance in coordinating all decor selections
  • Provide input during creative reviews
  • Facilitate creative review meetings with Sr
  • Create graphic design for POS materials cup wraps logos illustrations and web design adhering to brand promotional and initiative driven strategies
  • Create graphic presentations to include charts logos and scanned images for electronic and print media
  • Deliver design led CX strategies for cross-industry customers throughout EMEA
  • Establish and maintain regular contact with key local architectural and design firms to introduce new products, assist in selecting product, and writing specification proposals within an assigned account list
Qualifications for design consultant
  • Experience in motion graphics, video editing platforms, and animated GIFs (highly preferred)
  • Experience with content management and user interface design
  • Ability to drive to customers’ residences and businesses for design consultations
  • Cisco Professional Level – CCNP, CCDP, CCSP, or CCIP or CCIE
  • Server Technologies – MCSE, Solaris, VMware VCP
  • Hands on experience in Cisco Routers, Switches, Wireless Infrastructure
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Design Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a design consultant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for design consultant
  • Maintain a sales focused outlook
  • Offer product knowledge and inspiration while assisting customers
  • Run the day to day operations of the showroom
  • Host local design events
  • Participate in product/technology training
  • Work as part of an operational team to design and deliver complex solutions either as lead specialist or project team technical resource
  • Actively participating in all phases of the project
  • Guides clients on a project level towards accepting viable and valid system solutions which involve changes to working conditions and practices, showing understanding, imagination and creativity
  • In designing such solutions, pays full regard to both internal and external standards and requirements such as audit standards and data protection
  • Produce ad-hoc Technical proposals suggesting improvements to the IT Solutions
Qualifications for design consultant
  • Maintains in-depth technical knowledge of core technologies embedded within solution
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite (JDEdwards and Lotus Notes are a plus)
  • Must be a team-player with an enthusiastic attitude
  • Self-disciplined and organized with excellent follow-up
  • Flexible schedule to allow for working weekends and evenings*
  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or other related field or have a minimum of 2 years experience in interior design (preferably in a similar position with a high-volume homebuilder)
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Design Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of design consultant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for design consultant
  • Investigates and diagnoses complex end-to-end problems, working with users, other staff and suppliers as appropriate
  • Assist with the Selection of appropriate standard procedures and tools
  • Carries out defined tasks associated with the planning, installation, upgrade, operation, control and maintenance of our services
  • Ensuring all documentation is updated throughout the solutions lifecycle
  • Providing in-depth Technical Support, mentoring and coaching to all team members
  • Act as technical advisory to other team members
  • Liaise with other teams within IS to resolve wider operational technical issues around the CC GIS infrastructure
  • Provide creative options to homeowners to assist in making their dream home become a reality
  • Have a sales driven attitude to help increase sales and profits for division
  • Inputs product item numbers into the design specification sheets on the computer and verify for accuracy
Qualifications for design consultant
  • Self-driven, self-disciplined, and goal-oriented with a high sense of urgency
  • Answering all customer inquiries through various channels (telephone, email and any additional channels) in a courteous and professional manner
  • Handling customer design request over the phone and as offline work
  • Helping customers make advanced customizations to Vistaprint designs
  • Creating custom matching sets of products
  • Sharing knowledge and insight to help improve and grow programs

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