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  • Kitchen & Bath Designer

    Zen Renovations is searching for a new member to join our design team. We offer a collaborative and fun environment to grow personally and professionally. Zen Renovation is a place for interior designers who want to do what you love.

    About Us

    We are a design-build general contracting firm serving clients in the DC/MD markets. Our services include kitchen, bathroom, and basement renovations. We recently opened a Design Studio in Takoma Park showcasing our kitchen and bathroom cabinetry, hardware, and countertop offerings. The Studio will be a space for our design team including architects and designers to collaborate with our clients to create beautiful and inspiring home environments.

    About The Position

    • Lead client engagements for kitchen and bathroom renovations.
    • Visit client sites to take measurements and discuss design concepts with clients.
    • Conceptualize and sketch design plans in CAD or 202.
    • Create design concepts and digital presentations with finish selections, furnishings, and fixtures
    • Present design concepts and take detailed notes to address customer requests
    • Develop highly detailed elevations for both kitchens and bathrooms.
    • Source materials and products included in plans
    • Develop deep product knowledge of Crystal Cabinetry.
    • Assist clients in selecting cabinetry in our design studio.
    • Place orders through the Crystal Cabinetry software system.
    • Track the timeline for fabrication of cabinetry, receive cabinetry upon delivery and inspect for damage.
    • Manage completion orders as necessary.
    • Develop and maintain positive and effective relationships with clients and other stakeholders (internal and external)
    • Collaborate with various team members including Principals, other designers and architects, and construction team.

    About Your Experience

    • Bachelor’s or Masters degree in Interior Design, Architecture or related field
    • Certifications related to Interior Design an asset
    • NKBA Certification an asset
    • 5+ years of experience in Interior Design and Project Management
    • Strong design portfolio
    • Strong competency in interior design specifications, calculations, industry standards, and application of building codes
    • Demonstrated understanding of construction practices, methodologies, and detailing
    • Highly developed emotional intelligence
    • Excellent time and project management skills
    • Advanced communication skills
    • Advanced problem solving and decision-making skills
    • Excellent organizational skill
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrated ability to develop trusted relationships with clients and maintain clear communication through a project’s completion as a technical expert
    • Strong self-motivation and ability to set priorities, manage competing demands and achieve long term goals and visions
    • Ability to work on a diverse team, while being respectful and fostering an openness to diverse schools of thought, backgrounds, and processes
    • Ability to think strategically and plan ahead for possible roadblocks
    • Entrepreneurial spirit, ability to work independently, and solve problems creatively
    • Proactive, with a high degree of self-initiative

    Compensation and Work Environment.

    Zen Renovations offers a fun work environment and a competitive salary and benefits program. All team members receive 3 weeks of paid vacation, company paid medical, dental, and vision insurance, a company sponsored SIMPLE IRA retirement plan with company match and weekly staff lunches! Designers must be located in the DMV.


    Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected].

  • Project Manager

    This position serves as the primary coordinator of residential interior construction projects of kitchens, baths, and basements. The Project Manager coordinates project scheduling, and communication with clients, designers, and construction staff.

    Major Responsibilities

    • Lead multiple client engagements coordinating the work of designers, architects, and construction staff.
    • Manage projects in project management software,
    • Serve as the primary contact between clients and Zen Renovations for the duration of a project.
    • Develop a weekly schedule in partnership with the Owner and construction staff.
    • Develop material lists in coordination with the foreman and ensure that all construction materials are ordered and onsite in a timely manner.
    • Assist clients with ordering allowance items such as doors, windows, and other materials as needed.
    • Prepare project Change Orders.
    • Other tasks assigned by the Owner.

    Required Qualifications

    • Superior organizational skills.
    • Work history as a project manager.
    • Very adept at using technology - Google Suite, Excel, a bonus.
    • High attention to detail.
    • Ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders with ease including clients, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.
    • Patience and awesome customer relationship skills.
    • Strong interest and experience in home design.


    $65,000-$85,000 annually. Fully paid individual health, dental, and vision insurance. 4 weeks of paid leave.  Company-sponsored retirement plan with a match. All the Nespresso coffee and chocolate you can consume. (some limits may apply :)


    Please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. This is an on-site position - some remote work is available.

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