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Lighting and Window Shade Sales, Custom Smart Home Solutions 

Position Designer - Window Treatments and Lighting  
Category Interior Design  

Sight & Sound Systems, Inc. (SASSI) is seeking an experienced interior decorator or designer for our rapidly-expanding residential furnishings services. Reporting to the Senior Account Manager, the Designer will help execute a new program to address a growing market for residential lighting and window treatments. The successful Designer works directly with clients to develop project specifications and then collaborates with sales associates, project managers, and other team members across the organization throughout the sales process. The Designer plays an integral role in the Sales department through:

  • Utilizing software tools to produce project specification documentation
  • Interacting with clients in a sales capacity from initial contact through completion of complex, multi-disciplinary projects
  • Direct client communication in the office and on site to ensure that the installations are in compliance with design documents
  • Undertake design project from concept to completion
  • Define project requirements and schedule
  • Interpret and translate customer needs into rough plans
  • Produce project proposals using proprietary software
  • Research and recommend products based on client needs
  • Guide clients in making product and fabric selections
  • Input orders accurately in vendor system
  • Continuously follow up to ensure work remains on schedule
  • Collaborate with other designers and members of the sales team
  • Research and follow industry changes, evolutions and best practices

Minimum Requirements
  • Two years of residential furnishings decorating or design experience
  • Proven working experience in decorating interior spaces
  • Expertise in color, lighting, materials selection, furnishings, installations
  • Excellent attention to detail while handling multiple project requests in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word and aptitude for learning new software
  • Impeccable customer service, passion for design, and creating lasting relationships with clients
  • Excellent organization and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience selling low voltage lighting and window treatments
  • Proficiency with design software such as Revit, Sketchup, and 3D Max
  • Proficiency in presentation tools like Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop
  • Relevant industry certification
  • Lighting Design, Engineering and/or Architecture degree preferred

Compensation and Benefits Package
  • Salary plus commission
  • Performance bonus potential
  • Health, medical, dental, and life insurance
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Education and training support
  • Employee rewards program

Compensation Rate $42,000 annual base salary plus commission (about $65,000 to $95,000 total annually)  
Location Sight & Sound Systems Headquarters  
Division Sight and Sound Systems, Inc.  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Relocation Assistance? None  
About the Organization Established in 1994, Sight & Sound Systems designs and installs quality residential and commercial entertainment and other electronic systems. We serve the Washington, DC metropolitan area from our headquarters in Sterling, VA. We are passionate about helping our clients enhance the value and enjoyment of their homes or businesses. Our work environment is collaborative and family-oriented. We offer competitive pay and benefits.  
Company Web Site  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Req Number INT-22-00002  

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