THE ELITE DESIGN GROUP TEAM

Our small team packs a powerful punch when
it comes to design experience, building know-how
and friendly smiles. Get to know us!

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Our History

Our History

Established in Charlotte, NC in 2003, Elite Design Group has built a reputation for providing unique home designs with a classic, timeless elegance. Owner and President JJ Barja and staff are dedicated to creating a range of floor plans and exteriors to suit the needs of the most scrupulous client of today. Whether your style is Traditional, English Tudor, Craftsman, Cape Cod, or French Country, EDG plan collection has a home plan for you.

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Meet Our Amazing Team

If you’re used to a buttoned-up environment, that’s just not us. Our laid-back attitude grows out of our true enjoyment in working together as a team. J.J. is the first to crack jokes, and we actually like hanging out together after work. We like to think that this team dynamic matches our client relations. The team at Elite Design Group prides itself on timely, quality work and taking care of clients, with a warm touch that’s in tune with the friendly Charlotte vibe that we all know and love.

JJ

CEO and Lead Designer

 

At any time, J.J. can step in and help with any task, but we know that it’s better to let J.J. do what he does best - designing beautiful homes.

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Elias

Head Draftsman and Project Manager

 

Elias specializes in drawing, drafting, and ensuring that clients receive the best service possible. He also manages projects when they reach a certain point in the building process.

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Wes

Project Coordinator and Client Liaison

 

Wes schedules and coordinates clients and builders, so that everyone is where they need to be. He also communicates with and delivers sketches to clients on behalf of J.J., and acts more as the public face of EDG.

Meet Wes

John

Draftsman and Project Manager

 

John, like Elias, is a draftsman who works alongside Elite Design Group on a contract basis. Known for his fast work and high-scale drawing, he also takes on project coordinator tasks when needed.

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Nick

Operations Manager/COO

 

Nick makes sure that everything at Elite Design Group runs smoothly so that the creative team can concentrate on creating unique, gorgeous homes. He's also in charge of marketing as well as EDG's financials.

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Raquel

Office Manager

 

Raquel takes care of the details - bookkeeping, accounting, HR. When it comes to paperwork, signing agreements, and invoicing, Raquel sees to it so that we don’t miss a thing.

Meet Raquel

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Our Portfolio

Take a look at some of the favorite designs that we’ve completed for our clients. As you can see, we can provide a home plan that fits your style, whether you prefer traditional designs or a more modern aesthetic. We also create homes for a variety of budgets and square footage needs. You can examine other projects in our Portfolio – and you’ll get a feel for the versatility and attention to detail that EDG brings to every project.