Senior Designer

Houston, TX
Full-time


Job Summary

Do you have the passion for designing impressive and custom projects for others? Do you enjoy bringing 3D visions to life? Then this job is for you! The basic function of the Senior Designer is to promote, sell and design custom pools and backyard environments for Richard’s customers. The sky is the limit as we provide anything a customer desires to build in their backyard. Our team is made up of creative, innovative and hard-working professionals in the industry using the latest 3D and innovative software and tools! We have team members who have been with Richard’s for over 20 years- major growth opportunities!

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Design Consultant/Sales Professional is responsible to:

  • Provide in-home and showroom consultations with customers to create custom backyard pools, outdoor kitchens, custom patios and Hot Spring Spas while meeting the client’s needs and budget requirements.
  • Create projects on 3D Pool Studio software to present to clients
  • Assist customers in selecting materials and colors for their custom projects with access to exclusive products and vendors like travertine, marble, quartz, stone, glass tile and much more
  • Sales are generated from personal effort monthly, quarterly and annual sales goals are met.
  • All sales calls and leads are properly acted upon or followed up on. A log is kept as to their disposition.
  • Demonstrates good judgment in suitably reporting major matters or problems to the sales management staff.
  • Respects the confidentiality of company information.
  • Displays a positive attitude and maintains a cooperative working relationship with the sales management staff, other managers, and all other employees.
  • Makes optimal use of time during working hours.
  • Consistently displays the ability to recognize and deal with priorities.
  • Handling leads and other customer contacts are conducted in a professional and businesslike manner.
  • Customers are satisfied with products and service provided.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience: A minimum of one-year sales (in general) experience, preferably in the pool/spa industry a plus.
  • Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities.
  • Sales skills required:
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with all types of personalities.
  • Must possess strong closing skills.
  • Must be quick thinking and able to express themselves verbally through presentations and written communication.
  • Must possess technical knowledge of pool, spa, and other backyard solution products.
  • Be able to use a computer and have skill using spreadsheets and word processing software. (Act, Word, PowerPoint, Excel experience is preferred and 3D design knowledge a plus.)
  • Ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and with little direct supervision.
  • Must have their own personal vehicle/transportation.
  • Must be able and willing to work weekends (closed on Sundays + off day during week)

Benefits

Closed on Sundays and major holidays. Sales designer get an off day during the week. Medical benefit options offered to employees

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