Executive Assistant

Kelly Wearstler is seeking an Executive Assistant with 3+ years' experience. Strong management and communication skills are required, with interior design experience a plus. Candidate must be based in Los Angeles.

DUTIES

  • Calendar management with a keen ability to discern shifting priorities and appointments as appropriate
  • Aid in preparing for meetings
  • Creating detailed and thorough orthographic shop drawings for products in AutoCAD
  • Responding to emails on behalf of executives
  • Book and manage travel for Principals and company Executives
  • Maintain database of client contacts
  • Assist with some interior design tasks for clients
  • Daily vendor correspondence and coordination.
  • General Administrative tasks and personal errands as needed

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • A mature individual with a strong commitment and work ethic
  • Someone who is organized, detailed orientated and able to multi-task, who can anticipate situations and problem-solve
  • Interpersonal abilities, soft skills, and experience collaborating in teams
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • A positive attitude, integrity, and discretion
  • An ability to work well under pressure and changing deadlines while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • An ability to handle situations of complexity well in a fast-paced, friendly environment
  • A person who is conscientious, timely, and punctual, and who can help keep the Principals on schedule
  • A polished and professional presence in our casual yet dynamic creative office
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook, Adobe Creative Cloud

Please send all resumes to careers@kellywearstler.com

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Videographer/ Photographer / Graphic Designer Assistant

Kelly Wearstler is looking for a creative and skilled videographer, photographer, and graphic designer. The desired candidate will have a passion for, and be eager to experiment with, creating content for the lifestyle design brand.
The assistant will work with the Brand Communications and Social Media team to produce materials for social platforms and website. Candidate must be based in Los Angeles.

DUTIES

  • Developing proposals for video and photography for website and social media
  • Shooting video and photography in studio and on location
  • Editing photos and videos
  • Create strong visual identities, graphics, layouts based on the approved brand direction for specific projects. This will include email campaigns, website design and logo design
  • Design and deliver new marketing concepts for digital channels including web, social, marketing/promotional, and email.
  • Create and oversee website landing page designs, other site imagery and content, marketing creative and layouts, all from a user-centric perspective.
  • Use creative thinking to develop new design concepts, graphics and layouts.
  • Direct product photography.
  • Oversee and assist with retouching for all photography

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • 2+ years experience in photography, film and or graphic design
  • BA Degree in Photography, Film or Graphic Design or other related field
  • Solid knowledge of social media platforms including IG, Pinterest, TikTok and YouTube
  • Passion for design, interiors and content creation
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign and Photoshop
  • Confidence in ideas and willingness to experiment
  • Must be creative, articulate, and a motivated self-starter.
  • Passionate in art & design.
  • Possess versatility, conceptual ability, marketing and branding knowledge.
  • Understanding of current website technologies, digital trends and best practices.
  • Expert at Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and print production.
  • Product photography experience a plus.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines.

Please send resumes and small portfolio to careers@kellywearstler.com

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Industrial/Product Designer

Kelly Wearstler is looking for a highly motivated, creative and passionate industrial designer with experience in the luxury product industry. This candidate must have a strong foundation with an elevated sensibility of materiality and design specifically related to concept development and product fabrication. The designer will work closely with the head furniture and lighting designers on various company-wide projects including furniture collections, lighting collections, luxury home objects, custom hospitality designs and one-of-a-kind furniture for residential projects. He/She will be involved in all phases of the design process from initial sketch ideation to creating a working drawing set for manufacturers through the product development phase. This is a full-time designer position with compensation and benefits commensurate with experience.

DUTIES

  • Assist the Directors of Furniture and Lighting in meeting all product development related deadlines.
  • Hand sketching for new concepts.
  • Creating detailed and thorough orthographic shop drawings for products in AutoCAD
  • Utilizing Sketchup, Rhino, Podium and/or Keyshot for 3D renderings of products.
  • Coordinate with Interiors department on their furniture and product development related projects.
  • Responsible for keeping a detailed production schedule for weekly outside production meetings for both our internal design team and outside vendors.
  • Weekly outside vendor visits within Los Angeles assisting the directors in overseeing product development and production.
  • Daily vendor correspondence and coordination.
  • Assisting production team in following through on client orders and reporting weekly.
  • Assist with coordinating logistics pertaining to product development and production.
  • Ability to execute quality control inspections with a critical eye.
  • Manage and maintain design assets and material library to maximize efficient location and retrieval by KW staff.
  • Create Excel and shared google doc spreadsheets for product specifications and market orders.
  • Project leadership and present on an as need basis.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • 5+ years in high-end product development.
  • Demonstrate expertise in AutoCAD.
  • Strong hand-sketching skills.
  • Digital 3D modeling capabilities in programs such as SketchUp, Rhino or Autocad 3D. Experience with 3D printing is a plus.
  • Understanding of construction and materiality. Hands on furniture making experience a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge of luxury, high-end furniture and product design.
  • Portfolio showing experience with innovative designs.
  • Highly organized with a strong work ethic, great attitude and excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to follow instructions and take initiative.
  • Ability to multitask and effectively meet tight deadlines.

Please send all resumes and portfolios to

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Senior Interior Designer

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.

Please send all resumes and portfolios to

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Intermediate Interior Designer

Kelly Wearstler is looking for an energetic, detail-oriented Interior Designer who works well independently and in a fast-paced group setting. The Designer will work seamlessly with the design team in overseeing and managing long-term, high-end residential and hospitality projects from concept through procurement and installation.

DUTIES

  • Sourcing bespoke furniture design, fabrics, lighting, art, and finishes.
  • Drawing of custom furniture pieces.
  • Creating detailed FF&E Specifications.
  • Developing finish, fixtures, equipment, hardware and plumbing schedules.
  • Preparing renderings, and graphic layout for client presentations.
  • Tracking, ordering, and processing purchase orders and maintaining budgets for multiple vendors and clients.
  • Assisting with construction drawing sets, in coordination with the Senior Interior Designer and Project Architect.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • 4-6 years experience in interiors or architecture and a degree from an accredited school of interior design or architecture.
  • Knowledge of the full design process including Concept, Schematic, Design Development, Construction Documentation, Construction Administration, Procurement, and Installation.
  • Must have strong AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) SketchUp, Microsoft Office, Spexx and Adobe Acrobat/Bluebeam skills.
  • Substantial hand sketching and rendering ability.
  • LEED accreditation a plus.

Please send all resumes and portfolios to

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Senior Interior/Project Architect

Kelly Wearstler is looking for a very talented Architect with experience in luxury hotels, restaurants and high-end residential projects to join our team. The ideal candidate is a detailed oriented individual capable of leading a strong design team.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • 6-10 years experience with Interior Design/Architecture education and background.
  • Extremely well-rounded with strong management and organizational skills, ability to multi-task, Strong and Unique design talent.
  • 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.
  • Project experience should include the submission of drawing sets, including but not limited to, specifications, technical production, and basic code knowledge.
  • Primary responsibilities will include leading the drawing and documentation of the project during the design as well as management of the scope, schedule and budget during construction; this will include coordination with clients as well as contractor and fabricators.
  • The ideal candidate must have good communication skills, be hands-on and open-minded and have a desire to work in teams with multiple designers, builders and developers.
  • Strong free-hand and computer skills.
  • Experience in Furniture Design.
  • Willing to travel (domestic and international).
  • Comes with an established vendor base, refined Client contact skills.
  • 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).
  • This is a full-time position with compensation and benefits commensurate with experience.

Please send all resumes and portfolios to

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Senior Graphic Designer/Art Director

Kelly Wearstler is looking for a very talented senior graphic design/art director. The ideal candidate would possess specific experience with branding and logo development, typography skills, website design and overall incredible talent and passion about design.

DUTIES

  • Create strong visual identities, graphics, layouts based on the approved brand direction for specific projects. This will include email campaigns, website design and logo design.
  • Design and deliver new marketing concepts for digital channels including web, social, marketing/promotional, and email.
  • Create and oversee website landing page designs, other site imagery and content, marketing creative and layouts, all from a user-centric perspective.
  • Use creative thinking to develop new design concepts, graphics and layouts.
  • Direct product photography.
  • Oversee and assist with retouching for all photography.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Must be creative, articulate, and a motivated self-starter.
  • Passionate in art & design.
  • Possess versatility, conceptual ability, marketing and branding knowledge.
  • Understanding of current website technologies, digital trends and best practices.
  • Expert at Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and print production.
  • Product photography experience a plus.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines.

Please send all resumes and portfolios to

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