UpShot Recruiting

Designer Consultant

UpShot Recruiting - Detroit, MI

Title: Design Consultant

Location: Greater Detroit, MI Area

Pay Range: Competitive Base (DOE) + Bonus plan

Our client is a leading distributor of wholesale residential and commercial building materials with rapid growth over the last 5 or so years. Due to that growth, they have been adding new, high end and luxurious brick and mortar showrooms. I am looking for a Design consultant, familiar with construction and interior design, who thrives in a fast paced environment and enjoys building relationship with customers. This is an excellent opportunity to get I with a growing organization that loves to promote people from within.

Company Overview

  • Has been a leader in the building materials industry for close to 100 years.
  • They have a vast network of 18+ distribution points to allow them to get products to their customers quickly.
  • A very stable and well-financed organization that is continually growing at a sensible pace.
  • Acquired 2 new companies roughly 5 years ago to enhance the offerings and services they provide their clients and looking to continue to make acquisitions that make sense for the company.
  • Have created an outstanding culture of collaboration, teamwork, and transparency throughout the organization.
  • Everyone is valued and all opinions count.

  • Position Summary

  • The Design consultant will work mainly inside the showroom and engage with walk-in clients, design professionals, residential and commercial customers to guide and educate them through the product and design selection process for their project. Usually design, repair, remodel, or new builds.
  • Continually update product displays, maintain the high end, showroom environment, handling product samples and provide support for customer events. 
  • Participate in meetings with showroom team members to review company information, processes, procedures and/or assignments specific to: Safety, General company business and Showroom operations. 
  • Continuously improve product knowledge by engaging with internal and external experts.
  • Represent the company professionally and effectively in all interactions to provide the utmost in customer service.


  • Experience in interior or construction/homeowner design for new builds ad renovations.
  • Highly motivated self-starter who can work autonomously and in a team environment with excellent follow-up skills.
  • Excellent communication ability, both verbal and written and engaging, welcoming personality
  • Some experience with display set up a plus – ability and desire to interact with clients is a must.
  • High level of integrity and commitment to doing what is right and fair for all involved.

  • Compensation: $40,000.00

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