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Career Postings

MANAGER – Design, Drafting & Production

Job Description
The Manager – Design, Drafting & Production is responsible for leading the design team in the creation of the home design collection for Baywest Homes as well as managing the drafting production process. The ideal candidate must be organized, creative, and detail oriented, with an ability to work on tight timelines. This full-time position reports to the Vice President, Urban Design & Architecture and works collaboratively with the management team. Ideal Candidate: You are creative and passionate about interior design and residential home construction. You have a positive attitude, strong work ethic, possess excellent time management skills, and enjoy working collaboratively with the team to develop solutions to support a variety of projects. You are enthusiastic to meet new clients and understand our goal of providing an unmatched experience for those building with Baywest Homes.
Baywest Offers
Section23 Developments is a diversified real estate collective specializing in architecture, land development and housing, with a track record spanning more than three decades. Our roots, however, go back to 1923 with the establishment of Ollerenshaw Ranch in what is now southeast Calgary. Over the past twenty years, the family’s business and land holdings have transitioned from those traditional roots towards the areas of residential architecture and suburban land development, with more recent initiatives focused upon inner-city residential and commercial redevelopment. Section23’s interests also include residential home construction through our ownership of Baywest Homes. Baywest Homes has a proud history and has emerged as one of Calgary’s most exciting specialty builders. Our focus is on move-up, estate, villa bungalows and custom homes in the city’s most dynamic new communities. We are an entrepreneurial, collaborative organization with a reputation of friendly, knowledgeable, honest, and professional conduct. With a dynamic breadth of skill and a reputation for results, our people consistently exemplify our core values as we collaborate to realize our vision. Baywest Homes is currently seeking a Manager – Design, Drafting & Production to join our dynamic and award-winning team. In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer a vibrant, collaborative work environment that encourages personal and professional growth. Baywest has a corporate culture that focuses on passion, people, integrity, accountability and respect for each other and our homeowners. We strive to maintain a fun and rewarding workplace.
Responsibilties of MANAGER – Design, Drafting & Production
Key Responsibilities:
  • Mentor the design and drafting team
  • Educate and update the design and drafting team as it relates to the Design Guiding Principles for Baywest Homes and the company’s building specifications and standards which are to be updated yearly
  • Lead the design and development of new product designs, show homes and spec homes, including elevations and pre-planned options in collaboration with sales, interior design and estimating
  • Manage the design and drafting team’s weekly schedule in the creation of full construction drawings for client and spec homes while maintaining the target timelines on the pre-construction schedule which is reviewed weekly
  • Create and maintain the design matrix and planning schedule for standard models and plans which include pre-planned options and the architectural styles that are show cased in each of our active communities.
  • Ensure the exterior designs created embrace and comply with the Architectural Guidelines of our communities, align with our lot inventory, and fit with our buyer demographics.
  • Oversee the process as it relates to all drawing sets for quality assurance and sign-off completed prior to issuing to estimating
  • Research new design trends and innovative ideas that can be implemented into our future show homes and model line-up’s
  • Facilitate feedback from all departments as it relates to the complete design, for overall design improvement
  • When designing new product ensure there is collaboration with construction, sales, and estimating to ensure that the value engineering considerations we have made in the past continue to be a consideration when designing new product
  • Visit the job sites on a regular basis sharing ideas for design and details that can be implemented or refined for future design projects
  • Develop and maintain strong developer relationships to ensure smooth architectural approvals and grade slip release, tracking approval timing and changes made to files
Qualifications
  • Degree or diploma in architectural technology, architecture, project management
  • Minimum of 10+ years experience in the home building industry in a management role working with a creative team
  • Proven ability to schedule and achieve design and drafting objectives while maintaining a high standard in residential design
  • Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to present ideas and concepts to multiple stakeholders
  • Extensive knowledge of residential construction
  • Strong planning, time management, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at any given time
  • Meticulous with details with a high degree of accountability
  • Strong knowledge of residential architecture, forms, and styles
  • Proficiency in creating detailed and accurate residential construction drawings using AutoCAD
  • Having worked in a residential home building production environment would be an asset
Working Conditions: Core office hours are Monday to Friday 8 am to 5 pm. To Apply: If you are a match for this full-time, on-site position at Calgary’s most dynamic and energetic home building team, please forward your resume with cover letter in confidence to the attention of Brad Wright, Vice President Urban Design & Architecture via email at careers@baywesthomes.com. Please reference “Manager - Design, Drafting & Production” in the subject line of your email. We are grateful for your interest in this position, however, only candidates selected for pre-screening will be contacted.

Interior Designer

Job Description
As Interior Designer for Baywest Homes, the primary role is to lead the development and implementation of leading-edge interior design concepts for our show homes and spec homes and supporting the overall Baywest Homes product offering. Our ideal candidate is creative and passionate about interior design and residential home construction with a positive attitude, strong work ethic, possesses excellent time management skills, and enjoys working collaboratively with the team to develop solutions to support a variety of projects. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about meeting new clients and understands our goal of providing an unmatched experience for those building with Baywest Homes.
Baywest Offers
In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer a vibrant, collaborative work environment that encourages personal and professional growth. Baywest has a corporate culture that focuses on passion, people, integrity, accountability and respect for each other and our homeowners. We strive to maintain a fun and rewarding workplace. Core office hours are Monday to Friday 8 am to 5 pm. There may be a requirement to work outside of the core office hours from time to time.
Responsibilties of Interior Designer
Reporting to the Senior Vice President and working collaboratively with the team, this full-time role is responsible for leading the interior design direction and project management of show homes and spec homes for Baywest Homes.
  • Support the development and implementation of new and innovative interior design concepts and products to the Baywest housing offering
  • Champion the process of all show home and spec home interior design selections from concept to execution in keeping with the target demographic, budget, and current design trends. This will be a collaborative process with a number of internal and external team members
  • Manage all show home, spec home and lottery home projects, including, but not limited to, providing interior design input on floorplans, preplanned options, interior selections, scheduling, site walk-throughs and execution of staging
  • Plan all internal and external meetings for the show home and spec home projects with key internal and external team members to ensure all projects move forward on track and on schedule
  • Attend all show home and spec home walk-throughs and ensure all interior selection modifications are documented accurately
  • Manage Baywest furniture inventory for show homes and spec home staging including procurement, storage, and disposal/sale
  • Support the design and sales & marketing teams to develop and draw interior design finishing details to be offered for sale as curated packages or a-la-carte pre-planned options (examples include fireplace details, hood fan details etc.)
  • Collaborate with marketing for interior design related social media marketing content
  • Maintain strong knowledge of current interior design trends and customer preferences through research and development
  • Where applicable, lead the planning, selection and maintenance of interior selection palettes including the curation of product samples and palette boards
  • Assist in the creation of exterior colour palettes
  • Maintain strong supplier and vender relationships
  • Provide prompt response to all communications requesting information or resolving field issues
Qualifications
  • Diploma and/or Degree in Interior Design from a recognized institute
  • Minimum 4+ years of experience in residential interior design; preferably in a new residential construction environment
  • Sound knowledge of residential construction process and milestones
  • Ability to read architectural drawings
  • Previous estimating experience considered an asset
  • Extensive product knowledge in latest design trends
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship building and negotiation skills
  • Reputation for delivering outstanding customer experience
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to present ideas and concepts successfully to multiple stakeholders and homebuyers
  • Strong planning, time management, and organizational skills
  • Meticulous with details with a high degree of accountability
  • Pro-active and self-directed
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with Sketch-Up, AutoCAD, and Revit is considered an asset
  • Portfolio to demonstrate past work and experience welcomed
If you are a match for this full-time, on-site position at Calgary’s most dynamic and energetic home building team, please forward your resume with cover letter in confidence to the attention of Marion Murray, Senior Vice President via email at careers@baywesthomes.com. Please reference “Interior Designer” in the subject line of your email. We are grateful for your interest in this position, however, only candidates selected for pre-screening will be contacted.

Area Sales Manager

Job Description
Baywest Homes is currently seeking a professional Area Sales Manager to join our dynamic and award-winning team. As Area Sales Manager you are accountable for achieving monthly and annual sales targets for your community. In addition to providing professional sales expertise, you do so while maintaining the established values and promise of the Baywest brand and providing exceptional customer service. This is a leadership position that requires a proactive approach to providing solutions to clients, managing expectations and processes as well as leading a team comprised of a Sales Associate and Host/Hostess. This is a commission position and requires availability to work regular Show Home Hours: Monday to Thursday from 2 pm to 8 pm, Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays from 12 pm to 5 pm. Show homes are currently closed Fridays.
Baywest Offers
Baywest Homes has a proud history and has emerged as one of Calgary’s most exciting specialty builders. Our focus is on move-up, estate, villa bungalows and custom homes in the city’s most dynamic new communities. We are a values-led, collaborative organization with a reputation as a friendly, knowledgeable, honest, and professional team. With a dynamic breadth of skill and a reputation for results, our people consistently exemplify our core values as we collaborate to realize our vision. In addition to a competitive compensation and benefits package, we offer a vibrant, collaborative work environment that encourages personal and professional growth. Baywest has a corporate culture that focuses on passion, people, integrity, accountability and respect for each other and our homeowners. We strive to maintain a fun and rewarding workplace.
Responsibilties of Area Sales Manager
  • Maintain lead role in the community position
  • Achieve monthly/annual sales targets
  • Deliver an exceptional customer experience from sale to possession
  • Build a cohesive team with the assigned community to support sales and customer experience
  • Collaborate with Marketing to develop strategic initiatives to support sales
  • Manage prospecting initiatives to increase return visits to Show Homes
  • Management reporting in support of business plan objectives
Reporting to the Sales Manager and working collaboratively with the Baywest Homes team, this full-time role is responsible for achieving community sales targets and delivering an exceptional purchase experience to clients from sale to possession.
Qualifications
  • 5+ years of professional experience in a lead sales role in the new home industry or similar function
  • Previous experience in the sale of custom homes or estate communities is an asset
  • Passion for real estate and new home construction
  • Personal criteria of self-confidence, goal-oriented, self-starter, motivated with a high degree of emotional intelligence with a professional image and high standards
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and quality
  • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking and deadline-driven time management skills
  • Hardworking, organized team player
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills (written and verbal)
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications
If you are a match for this full-time sales position at Calgary’s most dynamic and energetic home building team, please forward your resume with a cover letter in confidence to the attention of Ron Kerr, Sales Manager via email at careers@baywesthomes.com. Please reference “Area Sales Manager” in the subject line of your email. We are grateful for your interest in this position, however, only candidates selected for pre-screening will be contacted.