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Design

Digital Designer

los angeles, CA

Kelly Wearstler is looking for top tier design talent that is passionate about digital design and motion graphics. We’re seeking a Digital Designer who brings vision, passion and dedication to the digital art space. The ideal candidate is creative, self-motivated and meticulous, with an eye for graphics and interior design. Example projects will include product launch campaigns, and visualizing interiors spaces.

Duties
  • Demonstrate an expertise in typography, composition, layout, design thinking and content strategy in the design solutions you create
  • Create mood boards and concepts and help lead creative visioning of projects
  • Own creative process end to end execution from ideation to design and implementation, including full responsibility of 3D rendering and animation
  • Work independently or in small teams to drive creative output for various digital art projects
  • Present concepts and end design work to wider team and creative partners
  • Support Creative team with graphic design-related needs (e.g., email, digital media assets)
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with Marketing and Operations to take business inputs into consideration and meet project deadlines
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, or combination of relevant education, experience and training (e.g, Design/Art, 3D Art, Game Design)
  • 5+ years in 3D rendering and/or 3D animation
  • Highly organized, proactive and self-sufficient
  • Have a clear understanding of trends in the digital space, virtual lands, Web3, etc.
  • Fluent in Keyshot, Rhino 3D
  • Proficient with trending design platforms including Blender, Cinema 4D, OctaneRender, Redshift

Interiors & Architecture

Interior Design / Architecture Intern

Los Angeles, CA

Kelly Wearstler is looking for an energetic, detail-oriented Design Student who works well independently and with teams. The Design Intern will assist the team with private residential and high-end hospitality projects. Current Internships are paid or for school credit, dependent on school requirements.

Internships may include work in all phases of design: Planning, Concept, Schematic Design, Design Development, and Construction Documentation.

Duties
  • Assist with creating detailed FFE specifications, sourcing and overseeing bespoke furniture design, fabrics, lighting, art and finishes.
  • Create 2D and 3D rendering proposals and prepare for client presentations.
  • Assist with tracking and processing purchase orders for vendors and clients.
  • Communicate with vendors, manufacturers, and retailers.
  • Assist with finish, appliance, hardware and plumbing schedules.
  • Maintain the material finish library.
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited Interior Design or Architecture program. Junior and Senior level students are preferred.
  • Strong AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Microsoft Office skills required.
  • Knowledge of Rhino and V-ray programs are an asset.
  • Substantial hand sketching and rendering ability.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a willingness to learn and adapt to the daily needs of the design team.

Architectural Designer

Los Angeles, CA

Kelly Wearstler is looking for a very talented Architectural Designer with experience in luxury hotels, restaurants and high-end residential projects.

As an Architectural Designer you will participate in all project phases and own production of relevant documentation to execute design at a high level. You should be proficient in AutoCAD, Rhino, or Revit, have a knowledge of materials, assemblies and best practices for interior details and construction. Experience in construction administration and some history of completed work a plus.

Duties
  • Work collaboratively across multiple design projects end-to-end across luxury hospitality, commercial and high-end residential; own specific work streams end to end within each project.
  • Develop drawing and specification packages, and produce accurate documentation as needed in schematic design, design development, construction documentation phases.
  • Coordinate with FF&E and various design teams to produce plans, elevations, and details in order to ensure design intent is incorporated into documentation packages.
  • Assist with material selection, produce specifications, and review contractor submittals for conformance to design intent.
  • Assist with the development of office documentation standards and practices.
  • Participate in project coordination, construction administration, site visits, and maintain quality control during construction as needed.
  • Collaborate seamlessly with clients, as well as other designers, architects, contractors, fabricators, artisans, and developers on multiple projects.
Desired Skills & Experience
  • 5+ years relevant experience with Interior Design/Architecture education and background
  • Strong management skills with ability to multitask, all from design inception to completion in all design phases
  • Refined production skills with proficiency in AutoCAD, Rhino, and/or Revit
  • Ability to work cross-functionally in fast-paced environment
  • Experience in construction administration a plus
Base Salary
  • $70,000/yr - $110,000/yr

Senior Project Architect

Los Angeles, CA

Kelly Wearstler is looking for a very talented Senior Architect with experience in luxury hotels, restaurants and high-end residential projects to join our team. The ideal candidate is strong leader and has proven success in managing multiple large-scale design projects end-to-end. Passion and elevated taste level is a must!

Duties
  • Manage multiple design projects end-to-end across luxury hospitality, commercial and private residential; act as main point of contact for projects
  • Lead design development, drawing and documentation of projects during the design as well as management of the scope, schedule and budget during construction. This includes coordination with clients, contractors and fabricators
  • Oversee submission of budgets and drawing sets, including but not limited to, specifications, technical production and basic code knowledge
  • Scope and plan project milestones and timelines; ensure timely delivery of project deliverables
  • Lead, motivate, and collaborate with teams; identify and execute on professional development opportunities for team members
  • Responsible for management of design team requirements, including resource planning
  • Collaborate with artists and artisans on custom works and projects
Desired Skills & Experience
  • 8+ years experience with Interior Design/Architecture education and background
  • Proven track record of managing multiple design projects end-to-end
  • Ability to originate concepts, and be the design lead for teams putting numerous projects together
  • Strong leadership/management skills with ability to multitask, all from design inception to completion in all design phases
  • Refined presentation skills with experience Autocad, Photoshop and Microsoft Office Proficient
  • Applicant must have substantial CA experience (submittal, RFI, ASI/IDSK review/response and consultant coordination)
  • Willing to travel (domestic and international)
Base Salary
  • $90,000/yr - $150,000/yr

Director of Projects

Los Angeles, CA

Kelly Wearstler is looking for a Director of Projects with experience in luxury hotels, restaurants and high-end residential projects to join our Studio. The ideal candidate is strong creative leader that is excited about motivating teams and has proven success in managing multiple large-scale design projects end-to-end.

Duties
  • Manage multiple design projects end-to-end across luxury hospitality, commercial and high-end residential; act as main point of contact for projects
  • Lead design development, drawing and documentation of projects during the design as well as management of the scope, schedule and budget during construction. This includes coordination with clients, contractors and fabricators
  • Oversee submission of drawing sets, including but not limited to, specifications, technical production and basic code knowledge
  • Scope and plan project milestones and timelines; ensure timely delivery of project deliverables
  • Lead and motivate teams; identify and execute on professional development opportunities for team members
  • Responsible for management of design team requirements, including resource planning
  • Contribute to office activities, initiatives and learning programs
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Interior Architecture from an accredited school
  • 12+ years of related experience including proven track record of managing multiple interior design and architectural projects end-to-end (hospitality, and luxury residential)
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, Enscape and other similar software
  • Ability to originate concepts, and be the design lead for teams putting numerous projects together
  • Strong leadership/management skills with ability to multitask, all from design inception to completion in all design phases
  • Applicant must have substantial CA experience (submittal, RFI, ASI/IDSK review/response and consultant coordination)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and management skills to lead both client and internal management meetings
  • Ability to maintain existing and build new client relationships; partake in new business development process
  • Willing to travel (domestic and international)
Base Salary
  • $130,000/yr - $200,000/yr

Senior Curator, Project Designer

Los Angeles, CA

Kelly Wearstler is seeking a Senior Curator, Project Designer with experience in luxury hospitality and high-end residential projects to join our team. The ideal candidate is a creative, self-motivated and meticulous individual who is manage and lead sourcing for projects. Passion and elevated taste level is a must!

Duties
  • Source materials, furniture, vintage pieces and art across projects both domestically and internationally
  • Manage processes for material sourcing and specification, custom furniture design, visual research, furniture sourcing, graphic and visual presentations
  • Monitor and deliver client presentations according to project timelines, as well as maintain project budgets
  • Create project documentation including the submission of budgets and FF&E proposals
  • Collaborate seamlessly with clients, as well as other designers, architects, contractors, fabricators, artisans, and developers on multiple projects
  • Collaborate with artists and artisans on custom works and projects
Desired Skills & Experience
  • 8-10 years of experience in interiors or architecture and a degree from an accredited school
  • Passion for design and an eye for detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a willingness to adapt to the daily needs of the design team
  • Knowledge of the full design process including Concept, Schematic, Design Development, Construction Documentation, Construction Administration, Procurement, and Installation
  • Familiar with AutoCad, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), SketchUp, Rhino and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Great understanding of art history
  • Elevated sourcing capabilities, from contemporary to vintage
  • Great sense of color theory across various mediums, including fabrics and rugs
Base Salary
  • $90,000/yr - $150,000/yr

Senior Interior Designer, FF&E

Los Angeles, CA

Kelly Wearstler is looking for a Senior Interior Designer with experience in luxury hotels, restaurants and high-end residential projects to join our team. The ideal candidate is a creative, self-motivated and meticulous individual who is able to lead a strong design team and act in a project management role.

Duties
  • This person should be able to collaborate seamlessly with clients, as well as other designers, architects, contractors, fabricators, artisans, and developers on multiple projects.
  • Responsible for material sourcing and specification, custom furniture design, visual research, furniture sourcing, graphic and visual presentations, in addition to maintaining budgets and project timelines.
  • Creating project documentation including the submission of a full drawing set, specification writing, schedules, and construction administration (submittal, RFI, ASI/IDSK review/response and consultant coordination).
Desired Skills & Experience
  • 8-10 years of experience in interiors or architecture and a degree from an accredited school.
  • Passion for design and an eye for detail.
  • Excellent hand sketching and rendering ability.
  • Knowledge of the full design process including Concept, Schematic, Design Development, Construction Documentation, Construction Administration, Procurement, and Installation.
  • High proficiency in AutoCad, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), SketchUp and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • LEED accreditation a plus.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a willingness to adapt to the daily needs of the design team.
Base Salary
  • $70,000/yr - $110,000/yr

Junior Interior Designer

Los Angeles, CA

Kelly Wearstler is looking for a Junior Interior Designer with experience in luxury hotels, restaurants and high-end residential projects to join our team. The ideal candidate is a creative, self-motivated and meticulous individual who is collaborative, and can contribute to ongoing projects.

Duties
  • This person should be able to collaborate seamlessly with the designers, architects, contractors, fabricators, artisans, and developers on multiple projects.
  • Responsible for supporting the process on material sourcing and specification, custom furniture design, visual research, mood board creation, furniture sourcing, graphic and visual presentations, while adhering to fast-paced project timelines.
Desired Skills & Experience
  • 1-4 years of experience in interiors or architecture and a degree from an accredited school.
  • Passion for design and an eye for detail.
  • Excellent 2D drawing and rendering ability.
  • Working knowledge of the full design process including Concept, Schematic, Design Development, Construction Documentation, Construction Administration, Procurement, and Installation.
  • Proficiency in AutoCad, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), SketchUp, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • 3D modeling and realistic rendering skills would be a plus.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a willingness to adapt to the daily needs of the design team.
Base Salary
  • $50,000/yr - $70,000/yr

Senior interior designer

los angeles, CA

Kelly Wearstler is looking for a Senior Interior Designer with experience in luxury hotels, restaurants and high-end residential projects to join our team. The ideal candidate is a creative, self-motivated and meticulous individual who is able to lead a strong design team and act in a project management role.

Duties
  • This person should be able to collaborate seamlessly with clients, as well as other designers, architects, contractors, fabricators, artisans, and developers on multiple projects.
  • Responsible for material sourcing and specification, custom furniture design, visual research, furniture sourcing, graphic and visual presentations, in addition to maintaining budgets and project timelines.
  • Creating project documentation including the submission of a full drawing set, specification writing, schedules, and construction administration (submittal, RFI, ASI/IDSK review/response and consultant coordination).
Desired Skills & Experience
  • 8-10 years of experience in interiors or architecture and a degree from an accredited school.
  • Passion for design and an eye for detail.
  • Excellent hand sketching and rendering ability.
  • Knowledge of the full design process including Concept, Schematic, Design Development, Construction Documentation, Construction Administration, Procurement, and Installation.
  • High proficiency in AutoCad, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), SketchUp and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • LEED accreditation a plus.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a willingness to adapt to the daily needs of the design team.
Base Salary
  • $90,000/yr - $150,000/yr

Technical Designer

los angeles, CA

Kelly Wearstler is seeking a Technical Designer to join its growing studio. As a Technical Designer you will participate in all project phases and assist with the production of relevant documentation to execute design at a high level. You should be proficient in AutoCAD, Rhino, or Revit, have a knowledge of materials, assemblies and best practices for interior details and construction. Experience in construction administration and some history of completed work a plus.

Duties
  • Develop drawing and specification packages, and produce accurate technical and documentation as needed in schematic design, design development, construction documentation phases.
  • Coordinate with FFE and Lifestyle teams to produce plans, elevations, and details in order to ensure design intent is incorporated into documentation packages.
  • Assist with material selection, produce specifications, and review contractor submittals for conformance to design intent.
  • Assist with the development of office documentation standards and practices.
  • Occasionally participate in project coordination, construction administration, site visits, and maintain quality control during construction as needed.
  • Work with consultants, contractors, fabricators, to meet overall project objectives
Desired Skills & Experience
  • 5+ years relevant experience with Interior Design/Architecture education and background
  • Strong management skills with ability to multitask, all from design inception to completion in all design phases
  • Refined production skills with proficiency in AutoCAD, Rhino, and/or Revit
  • Ability to work cross-functionally in fast-paced environment
  • Experience in construction administration a plus
Base Salary
  • $70,000/yr - $110,000/yr

Marketing

Director of PR and Marketing

los angeles, CA

Kelly Wearstler is seeking a highly talented creative leader that is passionate about growing our brand. This person will be responsible for PR and marketing efforts at Kelly Wearstler. This is a critical leadership role that will drive impact across the full marketing funnel from brand awareness to sales generation. You’ll collaborate with department leads across our company, pitch and build relationships with key media outlets and drive the overarching story we tell about our company, products and team in public-facing media.

Duties
  • Develop and own a marketing communications plan that will differentiate our brand - including strategy, goals, budget and tactics
  • Develop media relations strategy, seeking placements in print, broadcast and online media, for top, mid and bottom funnel campaigns, while defining and owning KPIs
  • Collaborate across key internal stakeholders across Sales, Design, Digital, and Operations to derive messaging and tactics
  • Direct editorial and social media to engage audiences across traditional and new media
  • Leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts within business and industry media
  • Manage media inquiries and interview requests
  • Create content for press releases, byline articles and keynote presentations
  • Monitor, analyze and communicate PR results on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Evaluate opportunities for partnerships on an on-going basis
  • Develop and implement PR policies and procedures
  • Build relationships with thought leaders to grow industry awareness
  • Maintain a keen understanding of industry trends affecting customers and make appropriate recommendations regarding communication strategy surrounding them
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Proven track record designing and executing PR campaigns that have legs on social
  • Creative and entrepreneurial thinker
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
  • Skilled at navigating and creating social content across platforms (i.e., Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, YouTube)
  • Strong existing relationships with creative, design and luxury lifestyle media outlets
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, analytics tools and communication technologies to facilitate planning, collaboration and project management
  • Knowledgable about Interior Design & Architecture
Base Salary
  • $130,000/yr - $200,000/yr