Search Results for resume

12.01.15

JOBS

*UPDATED OFTEN*

i have so many friends with jobs and great opportunities opening up and i wanted to share with you the details in case you are on the lookout for work. you can always click that link up top in my navigation bar that says “jobs” to check the job listings on a regular basis. see if there is a position you might be the perfect fit for! (i’ll be adding even more soon!)

jobboard

see the list below for job listings near you! keep in mind it is always best to send all appropriate links & materials when submitting for the positions. we can’t wait to hear from you. -bri

bar

MY FRIENDS HAVE JOBS FOR YOU …

company: ban.do | los angeles

job title: full time digital designer

tasks includebeing responsible for the overall design of and visual updates for bando.com, collaborates with marketing to regularly create email marketing campaigns – updates design elements across bando.com to reflect current campaigns and product launches, designs web ads and tracks performance as it directly relates to design, partners with e-commerce team to launch new product and develop online initiatives for bando.com, works with marketing designer to maintain cohesion across online platforms – maintains promotional calendar, communicates project delivery dates to cross-functional teams, organizes and maintains creative assets, collaborates with social media to create social media assets and campaigns, researches and implements best practices and trends for digital mediums – develops and implements graphic communications systems, contributes towards optimizing a creative work flow process, develops company design templates and standards, researches trends and contributes to company visual branding, adheres to the style guide and translates into new executions, manages time effectively across multiple production schedules. for a full list of responsibilities, click here –> http://bit.ly/bando-careers

more details: heads up! ban.do is seeking a superstar digital graphic designer to join our los angeles creative department. as a full-time designer with ban.do, you’ll work with our creative, marketing, e-commerce, and social media teams to create visual content across ban.do’s digital platforms. you’ll translate key brand elements into compelling visuals that tie into all aspects of our company identity. our ideal candidate has a knack for understanding e-commerce and user experience in addition to possessing some fierce design skills, and is able to multitask like a boss on a wide variety of projects. if you’re a dream collaborator, down with deadlines, obsessed with detail and love the aesthetic of our brand, you just might be our match!

contact: to apply, submit your cover letters + resumes online to our new careers page! http://bit.ly/bando-careers

bar

companyAriel Gordon Jewelry | Los Angeles, CA 

job titlesocial media associate

tasks includeWe are looking for a part time (10-20 hrs per week) addition to our team to facilitate all social media aspects of our growing jewelry business. We are looking for smart, bright-eyed applicants who are trust-worthy, detail-oriented, and dependable. You will have the opportunity to work side-by-side with the CEO of the company.

more detailsMust have photography skills. Knowledge of photo editing a plus. The ideal candidate would come to the office one day a week for a few hours but most of the work would be done remotely.  We are offering $18-20 hourly depending on experience. We are a small company with big dreams so there is always room for growth depending on your past experience, future performance, and enthusiasm. You must be a highly organized and detail-oriented person.

contact: please send a resume with any links, and a little about yourself to: jenel@arielgordonjewelry.com

bar

companyThe Merchant Home, South San Francisco CA

job titleBrand Assistant (Freelance)

tasks includestudio + shop operations, calendar management, product research, sample management, vendor/client correspondence, social media, light styling.

more detailsThe Merchant Home is seeking a part-time freelance brand assistant for our consulting firm and online shop. This position supports the operations of our quickly growing business within a collaborative studio-based environment. Full description located at http://www.themerchanthome.com/faq.

contact: hello@themerchanthome.com

bar

companyUnderwood Letterpress | South San Francisco

job titleStudio Assistant

tasks includestudio operations, order fulfillment, inventory tracking, post paper production work, customer service, graphic design/photography assistance (preferred, not required)

more detailsthis position is part-time, up to 20 hrs per week

contact: send resume and portfolio (if applicable) to info@underwoodletterpress.com

bar

company: Clique Media Group / Los Angeles, CA

job title: Graphic Designer

tasks include: Create inspiring typographic layouts for editorial content for MyDomaine. Retouch and color correct imagery under tight deadlines. Work with the Editorial and Social Media teams to concept graphic solutions for content. Oversee, mentor, and approve the work of interns when necessary.

more details: Must have at least 1 year of experience in similar type of environment, have strong typographic and photo editing skills, and be in the Los Angeles area. Strong understanding of Brand Design. Interest in fashion, beauty and home is a plus. Illustration skills also a plus.

contact: Annie – ahong@cmginc.com subject line: Graphic designer applicant

bar

companyChairish, Inc. | San Francisco or Los Angeles

job titleDesigner

tasks includeThe Designer’s role is to assist and support the digital creative team with design, production, file prep, file management of assets: email and online marketing, site graphics, promotional banners, app graphics and imagery. This is a full-time position that can be located either in San Francisco or Los Angeles. Responsibilities include: Assist in creating visual assets for all of Chairish’s digital channels: Social media, desktop, mobile, apps, etc. through style guides and optimized graphics for each format; Ensure digital file format standards and proactively provide technical assistance within the best practices of file management; Work with Creative Director, Marketing Manager and Product Manager to maintain deadlines and clearly communicate project status to team members; Collaborates with engineering and product teams to maintain high visual standards.  BFA in Graphic or Communication Design, and a minimum of 2 years work experience

more detailsChairish makes it fun and easy for design lovers to buy and sell pre-loved decor to one another. Our shop exclusively features curator-approved treasures in a full-service and trustworthy environment. Launched in 2013, Chairish is a rapidly growing marketplace built by an experienced entrepreneurial executive team from previous successful startups including TripIt, Hotwire, eBay, PayPal, Yammer, Fab.com and One Kings Lane.

contact: Please apply here: http://www.jobscore.com/employer/candidates/new

bar

company: The Chalkboard Mag | L.A. (Santa Monica)

job title: Editorial Assistant

tasks include: The Chalkboard is currently seeking a full-time editorial assistant. Candidates should be obsessed with great design, have a talent for absorbing brand voice and style, a proactive and organized self-starter with skills in basic graphics and social media. Tasks will include: Asset preparation for content, assistance to the editorial team, light site and engagement management, social media assistance and some clerical/organizational work. Knowledge of Photoshop is a must. Social media skills are a plus. Must live in Los Angeles. 

more details: The Chalkboard Mag is A Guide To Living Well. A healthy lifestyle site launched by Pressed Juicery that covers wellness, healthy food, natural beauty, sustainable living and mind/body balance. 

contact: Submit resumes and other information to hello@thechalkboardmag.com and please place ‘Editorial Assistant’ in the subject line. 

bar

company: Minted / Oakland, CA

job title: Seasonal Design Assoicate

tasks includeCreating and editing design file templates using Adobe Creative Suite, Proofing orders to ensure accuracy and providing quality control assessment for our products, Preparing and color correcting photos for optimal printing quality, Creating print-ready files, Corresponding with customers regarding their customization instructions

Able to work a flexible/variable hour schedule including weekends based on business needs

more details1-3 years of experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro). Experience executing the principles of typography and print design

contact: to apply, click here or email kendra.thibodeaux@minted.com

bar

company: Cardtorial

job title: Operations/Studio Assistant

tasks include: Managing inventory and orders, making products (with the laser!), packing & shipping orders, data entry, and keeping the studio neat, clean, & organized.

more detailsWe’re looking for a part-time operations/studio assistant who is interested in working with a small and growing creative business. The position is available immediately and has potential for growth (& lots of it!). It is very important to us that you are passionate about learning and excited about helping with a wide variety of tasks in the office. We’re looking for someone who is reliable, works hard, has great attention to detail, and is OK with repetitive tasks. Having the ability to work independently and with a team, and being organized and able to prioritize is a must! Previous work experience is preferred. Ideally, our operations/studio assistant will come into the studio for 15-25 hrs/week — there’s potential for this to turn into a full-time job!

contact: If interested, please reach out with cover letter (or simply intro email) & resume to info@cardtorial.com with the subject line: Ops / Studio Assistant. Please tell us a little bit about yourself and why’d you like to join our team! We can’t wait to hear from you.

bar

company: max wanger photography/print shop – los angeles

job title: office/print shop manager

tasks include: max wanger print shop related tasks include – overall management. responding to emails. ordering prints. packaging/mailing prints. marketing. conceptualizing and mailing promos. social media. wedding photography related tasks include – responding to email inquiries. client thank you notes. shared calendar management. proofing gallery management. client slide show creation. packaging/delivery of photos. album design/creation. blog content/updates. photography submissions/scheduling. facebook/social media updates. misc tasks – responding to general emails/inquiries/photo requests. completion of day to day errands. cataloging hard drives. stock photo submissions. acquiring model releases, etc.

more details: must be willing to work part time (starting approx 15-20 hrs/week). highly organized and detail oriented. excellent follow up and communication skills (including writing and proof reading). hard working and ok with repetitive tasks. familiar with popular wedding/design/lifestyle blogs. comfortable using social media outlets (twitter, facebook, instagram). confident in internet researching abilities. sufficient in excel, word and photoshop. familiar with blog formatting – ideally has experience uploading + creating blog content. interest/excitement when it comes to finding new ways to market/promote the print shop.

contact: jobs@maxandfriends.com / subject: manager position / please send your resume and a brief paragraph including any ideas you might already have about how you would help grow the print shop.

bar

company: Juice Served Here

job title: Marketing Intern

tasks include: Assist in the development and implementation of the JSH marketing, Creative contribution in all marketing campaigns, product launches, JSH lifestyle magazine, etc, Assist the Art Director in creating assets to support campaigns., Manage printing/publishing of all necessary creative assets., Manage vendor database., Event planning, Product photo shoots, Ecommerce support.

more detailsJuice Served Here is thinking differently about juice. Being Never Conventional is our mantra. By taking a fashion approach to juice, we have created memorable design savvy packaging, unique inviting store experiences and a menu that is diverse and relevant.

contact: please send resume and cover letter along with links to any social media media accounts you’d like to share to hannah@juiceservedhere.com

bar

company: Juice Served Here

job title: purchasing and visual merchandising intern

tasks include: Assist buyer with placing orders, seeking new partnerships, distribution of inventory and inventory management of all retail items. Assist in developing and delivering visual concepts and strategies to promote our retail brands and products. You will conduct research on current and future trends in design and lifestyle associated with Juice Serve Here target market. Communicate with the in-store teams to determine floor layout, traffic flow and item displays to maximize opportunities.

more detailsJuice Served Here is thinking differently about juice. Being Never Conventional is our mantra. By taking a fashion approach to juice, we have created memorable design savvy packaging, unique inviting store experiences and a menu that is diverse and relevant.

contact: please send resume and cover letter along with links to any social media media accounts you’d like to share to hannah@juiceservedhere.com

bar

company: Chairish.com / San Francisco

job title: Social Media Manager

tasks include: Chairish is an online vintage furnishings marketplace that makes it delightfully simple for design lovers to buy and sell fabulous pre-loved decor to one another. We’re looking for a social media contractor to join our marketing team in San Francisco at about 40 hrs/week. Everyone wants a rock star, but we’re looking for someone extraordinary. Our social media lead will manage all hands-on aspects of our social media campaigns: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Houzz. This includes developing, executing, tracking and analyzing social media marketing and strategy. Duties include planning and managing the publishing calendar, social objectives, messaging, taking photos, writing posts, and in some aspects, creating the visual images for these posts. He/she will also spearhead the Chairish blog, from writing blog posts to mapping out the content calendar and content marketing.

more detailsYou = Know, love, and breathe all things social media and be well versed in social media best practices. Attached to your device….all the time. Be a really strong writer with a gift for turning a phrase. Have great design taste and a strong aesthetic and a good sense of what will perform on social. Be ridiculously organized. Be diplomatic on social (we likes to make friends). Be a dynamic planner. You know how to be strategic, put a plan in place, and make sure it things get done. Be results-obsessed – you love tracking how your campaigns are doing based on stats that you can turn into big picture stories. Have mad interested in furniture (design and fashion is a plus). You read “those” blogs, especially Design Love Fest, and know what’s up with trends and happenings. Be an outstanding collaborator. We’re a team. You need to be a part of it. Be insane about Instagram, Pinterest, and excited about photography and video. Knowing Photoshop is a plus! Be ready to move quickly we move fast. Live in Bay Area (sorry, too hard to be a remote team member).

contact: Please apply here soon! We’re hiring quickly. http://bit.ly/1MGUQzA

bar

company: Winston Flowers / Boston, MA

job title: Floral Designer

tasks include: Develop a working understanding of the basic Winston Styles of design and accurately create gift line designs based on established standards / successfully interpret clients’ wishes on custom design orders / day to day responsibilities will be dependent on business needs including, but not limited to event design and installation, as well as participating in corporate, residential, gift and custom design and installation.

more details3+ years of custom floral design experience in a high-end, high volume floral shop or design studio is desired but not required; equivalent studio/visual arts or visual merchandising background may be considered.

contact: hr@winstonflowers.com

bar

company: smallSHOP

job title: Private Art Teacher

tasks include: Tasks include driving to homes in Los Angeles area and creating a pop up art class. You will teach the art lessons to individuals and small groups.

more details: Looking for a fine artist who loves kids and has flexible hours for a part time job. A happy, kind and patient person who can inspire older kids and keep itty bitty ones engaged. An experienced teacher who has great class management skills and is available to work on weekdays and weekends when needed. 

contact: Please send resume, photos of your own artwork, photos of artwork that you have done with children and a brief statement of why you would like to teach children art. Send submissions to: hello@smallshopathome.com

bar

company: Moon Juice

job title: E-Commerce Manager

tasks include: Strategize and prioritize sales via E-Commerce channel, implement A/B testing and track ROI across all campaigns and dollars spent on enhancements, oversee the development of the new website with responsive mobile design for customers and wholesale vendors, Coordinate with web agency to scope, troubleshoot, and test all functionality to meet Moon Juice business needs, manage content migration from old system, new content needs, and uploading all copy, pricing, imagery, and metadata, among other tasks.

more details: qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree or 3+ years related experience. Excellent communication skills, including writing, proof reading skills, and speaking. Excellent organization skills and experience with project management. Startup experience preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills in person, e-mail, and by phone, with high professionalism. Demonstrates passion, awareness, and support in the health and wellness community.

contact: careers@moonjuiceshop.com / Email Subject: E-Commerce Manager. Please submit resume & very brief note

bar

company: roomforty | Los Angeles

job title: sales coordinator

tasks include: the sales coordinator would be the primary contact for the client from the time of inquiry  to the actual event day, and to that end has experience dealing with sales, client services, events, rentals, venues, and all of the aspects of the events industry. a critical distinction for interested parties is that our product is food and service–so someone would need to be knowledgable about food, or a very quick study. we need someone who is an articulate communicator (both on the phone and in emails), psychotically organized, comfortable with the negotiation process, natural at selling, and can maintain grace under pressure. creating proposed menus and contracts is a big piece of the scope of work.  this position juxtaposes the creative/intuitive and administrative.

more details: the salary would be a combination of base plus commission. our office is located in highland park and and shares a property with the Fig House.

contact:  please email cover letter and resumé to steve@hospitalitycollaborative.com

bar

company: Clashist

job title:  Account / Sales Rep

tasks include: focus on outbound sales, bringing in international boutiques, major accounts & private label accounts, manage inbound sales leads and account reorders, ensure all wholesale shipments get out on time

more details: Clashist is a line of digitally printed goods founded in Dec 2013. Inspired by pop culture, the brand quickly found success with its progressive prints and nostalgic motifs. Every piece from the collection is designed and made in Los Angeles, CA. Please check out clashist.com for more.

contact: Heather, heather@clashist.com

bar

company: True&Co

job title: Director of Communications

tasks include:  Deepening consumer and fashion media relationships and investing in initiatives that showcase the True&Co brand to future customers. Build on our successful PR track record and take it to the next level. Oversee all public relations and communications activities at True&Co, starting with defining and implement a branding and communications strategy that recognizes our differentiated positioning in the marketplace.

more details: This position requires 7-9 years of agency experience and managing an agency as an in-house publicist. The candidate should be social, energetic and likeable, with a wealth of experience and knowledge within the fashion industry and extensive network of consumer and fashion media contacts, with proven experience in securing significant, brand building press coverage.

contact: jobs@trueandco.com

bar

companyThe Life Styled | Los Angeles, CA (West Hollywood)

job title: Intern

tasks include: The Life Styled is currently seeking a part time styling/blog intern. Candidates should be proactive, creative, and have a strong interest in fashion and trends but no previous styling experience is required. Tasks will include: trend research, social media, blog editorials, assisting on styling projects, and some clerical/organizational work. Knowledge of social media is a must. Photography and/or Photoshop skills are always a plus. Must have your own computer, wheels, and live in Los Angeles. Looking for a commitment of 2 days per week. Lunch will be provided. 

 more details: The Life Styled is a fashion blog and styling business owned by stylist Catherine Sheppard, which offers wardrobe styling for media, including television and magazine, and personal styling for individual clients.

contact: Email resume, a little bit about yourself, and links to any social media accounts you’d like to share to catherine@thelifestyled.com

bar

companyGravillis Inc / Los Angeles, CA (k-town meets mid-wilshire)

job title: Design Assistant/Paid Intern

tasks include: maintaining the daily grind of the studio (coffee!, organization), runs (deliveries, prop shops, supplies), print production (presentation boards and binders), contributing original designs for movie + tv advertisement (see your work in the theaters! or on a billboard! …or printed on a piece of paper and eventually recycled – go green!)

 more details: this is essentially a paid internship ($10/hr + reimbursement for gas…gotta start somewhere). currently-enrolled students or recent grads. 3-6 month program (or until graduation), flexible with hours/days to accommodate school schedules. assigned supervisor + mentor. included in studio meetings, project kick-offs, and crits. if you (yes, you) shine in the role, we will offer you a junior designer position. we have a great history of promoting from within – more than half our team started in this position!

contact: Dara, jobs@gravillisinc.com (no “dear sir or madam,” say “hey!”). more application tips: So You Want To Be Our Design Assistant?

 (photo in poster by max wanger)

10.06.15

NEW JOB OPENING

23

we are looking for someone to join our growing team! and remember you can always check our constantly updated job board for more jobs from companies we love. oh, and if you like the phone cases above, you can purchase them here!

company: designlovefest

job title: personal assistant to bri and administrative assistant at designlovefest (this job is part time)

tasks include: we’re looking for someone who is flexible, organized, eager, attentive to detail, hard working and a jack (jane) of all trades. the tasks for this job will range from all things personal for bri to tasks within the company as well. you must be willing to help out on any and all levels. no ego or attitude please. must have prior experience with administrative or personal assisting and live in los angeles. please include three references, we will check all references. you need to be available to start immediately. will start out as part time with the potential to move into full time. 

more details: designlovefest is growing quickly and we’re looking to build the business with hard working, intelligent people who are willing to go the extra mile. join our fun loving, fast pace team today! 

contact: submit your resume, cover letter and references to jobs@designlovefest.com

02.16.15

LOOKING FOR A DIY INTERN

hi there! we are on the lookout for a DIY intern to help out natalie with blog posts & DIY events. natalie is one of the most creative gals i know (and an established stylist in LA) and i’m sure you can learn a ton from her! we have a handful of fun projects we want to create and need an extra hand. see how to apply below…thanks! -bri

Responsibilities include preparing supplies for Make It blog posts, resourcing materials, test driving projects before shoots, and assisting the designlovefest team with our super fun DIY event nights.

The ideal candidate is a creative thinker with a variety of arts and craft skills and an attention to detail. We’re looking for someone with a good working knowledge of materials, techniques, and basic Photoshop skills and a familiarity with popular DIY projects. An interest in photo styling is a plus. 5 hours a week, schedule is flexible and there is a possibility for additional hours that would be paid. An upbeat and adventurous attitude are a must.

To be considered for the position please submit directly to natalieshriver@gmail.com the following:

• resume or bio
• several examples of recent art or craft work
• a list of all applicable skills 
• proposal for a DIY project for the blog
• candidates must currently live in the los angeles vicinity.  

04.26.13

CREATIVE JOBS HIRING!

i have so many friends with jobs and great opportunities opening up and i wanted to share with you the details in case you are on the lookout for work. you can always click that link up top in my navigation bar that says “jobs” to check the job listings on a regular basis. see if there is a position you might be the perfect fit for! (i’ll be adding even more soon!)

jobboard

see the list below for job listings near you! keep in mind it is always best to send all appropriate links & materials when submitting for the positions. we can’t wait to hear from you. -bri

bar

MY FRIENDS HAVE JOBS FOR YOU …

companyUnderwood Letterpress | South San Francisco

job titleStudio Assistant

tasks includestudio operations, order fulfillment, inventory tracking, post paper production work, customer service, graphic design/photography assistance (preferred, not required)

more detailsthis position is part-time, up to 20 hrs per week

contact: send resume and portfolio (if applicable) to info@underwoodletterpress.com

bar

companyChairish, Inc. | San Francisco or Los Angeles

job titleDesigner

tasks includeThe Designer’s role is to assist and support the digital creative team with design, production, file prep, file management of assets: email and online marketing, site graphics, promotional banners, app graphics and imagery. This is a full-time position that can be located either in San Francisco or Los Angeles. Responsibilities include: Assist in creating visual assets for all of Chairish’s digital channels: Social media, desktop, mobile, apps, etc. through style guides and optimized graphics for each format; Ensure digital file format standards and proactively provide technical assistance within the best practices of file management; Work with Creative Director, Marketing Manager and Product Manager to maintain deadlines and clearly communicate project status to team members; Collaborates with engineering and product teams to maintain high visual standards.  BFA in Graphic or Communication Design, and a minimum of 2 years work experience

more detailsChairish makes it fun and easy for design lovers to buy and sell pre-loved decor to one another. Our shop exclusively features curator-approved treasures in a full-service and trustworthy environment. Launched in 2013, Chairish is a rapidly growing marketplace built by an experienced entrepreneurial executive team from previous successful startups including TripIt, Hotwire, eBay, PayPal, Yammer, Fab.com and One Kings Lane.

contact: Please apply here: http://www.jobscore.com/employer/candidates/new

bar

company: The Chalkboard Mag | L.A. (Santa Monica)

job title: Editorial Assistant

tasks include: The Chalkboard is currently seeking a full-time editorial assistant. Candidates should be obsessed with great design, have a talent for absorbing brand voice and style, a proactive and organized self-starter with skills in basic graphics and social media. Tasks will include: Asset preparation for content, assistance to the editorial team, light site and engagement management, social media assistance and some clerical/organizational work. Knowledge of Photoshop is a must. Social media skills are a plus. Must live in Los Angeles. 

more details: The Chalkboard Mag is A Guide To Living Well. A healthy lifestyle site launched by Pressed Juicery that covers wellness, healthy food, natural beauty, sustainable living and mind/body balance. 

contact: Submit resumes and other information to hello@thechalkboardmag.com and please place ‘Editorial Assistant’ in the subject line. 

bar

company: Minted | Oakland, CA

job title: Seasonal Design Assoicate

tasks includeCreating and editing design file templates using Adobe Creative Suite, Proofing orders to ensure accuracy and providing quality control assessment for our products, Preparing and color correcting photos for optimal printing quality, Creating print-ready files, Corresponding with customers regarding their customization instructions

Able to work a flexible/variable hour schedule including weekends based on business needs

more details1-3 years of experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro). Experience executing the principles of typography and print design

contact: to apply, click here or email kendra.thibodeaux@minted.com

bar

company: Cardtorial

job title: Operations/Studio Assistant

tasks include: Managing inventory and orders, making products (with the laser!), packing & shipping orders, data entry, and keeping the studio neat, clean, & organized.

more detailsWe’re looking for a part-time operations/studio assistant who is interested in working with a small and growing creative business. The position is available immediately and has potential for growth (& lots of it!). It is very important to us that you are passionate about learning and excited about helping with a wide variety of tasks in the office. We’re looking for someone who is reliable, works hard, has great attention to detail, and is OK with repetitive tasks. Having the ability to work independently and with a team, and being organized and able to prioritize is a must! Previous work experience is preferred. Ideally, our operations/studio assistant will come into the studio for 15-25 hrs/week — there’s potential for this to turn into a full-time job!

contact: If interested, please reach out with cover letter (or simply intro email) & resume to info@cardtorial.com with the subject line: Ops / Studio Assistant. Please tell us a little bit about yourself and why’d you like to join our team! We can’t wait to hear from you.

bar

company: max wanger photography/print shop – los angeles

job title: office/print shop manager

tasks include: max wanger print shop related tasks include – overall management. responding to emails. ordering prints. packaging/mailing prints. marketing. conceptualizing and mailing promos. social media. wedding photography related tasks include – responding to email inquiries. client thank you notes. shared calendar management. proofing gallery management. client slide show creation. packaging/delivery of photos. album design/creation. blog content/updates. photography submissions/scheduling. facebook/social media updates. misc tasks – responding to general emails/inquiries/photo requests. completion of day to day errands. cataloging hard drives. stock photo submissions. acquiring model releases, etc.

more details: must be willing to work part time (starting approx 15-20 hrs/week). highly organized and detail oriented. excellent follow up and communication skills (including writing and proof reading). hard working and ok with repetitive tasks. familiar with popular wedding/design/lifestyle blogs. comfortable using social media outlets (twitter, facebook, instagram). confident in internet researching abilities. sufficient in excel, word and photoshop. familiar with blog formatting – ideally has experience uploading + creating blog content. interest/excitement when it comes to finding new ways to market/promote the print shop.

contact: jobs@maxandfriends.com / subject: manager position / please send your resume and a brief paragraph including any ideas you might already have about how you would help grow the print shop.

bar

company: Juice Served Here | Los Angeles

job title: Personal Assistant for CEO

tasks include: The ideal candidate will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. Responsibilities will include: general administrative tasks, maintaining  CEO’s extensive appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, travel bookings, heavy project management: including carrying out background research, presenting finding and executing the project,  assist CEO with personal requests, tasks and arrangements,travel to site meeting with the CEO.

more detailsCandidate will possess excellent organizational and follow up skills, microsoft office proficiency,  excellent interpersonal and communication skills and minimum 1 year relevant experience

contact: anna@juiceservedhere.com / Email Subject: Personal Assistant for CEO. Please submit resume & cover letter detailing relevant experience

bar

company: Chairish.com | San Francisco

job title: Social Media Manager

tasks include: Chairish is an online vintage furnishings marketplace that makes it delightfully simple for design lovers to buy and sell fabulous pre-loved decor to one another. We’re looking for a social media contractor to join our marketing team in San Francisco at about 40 hrs/week. Everyone wants a rock star, but we’re looking for someone extraordinary. Our social media lead will manage all hands-on aspects of our social media campaigns: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Houzz. This includes developing, executing, tracking and analyzing social media marketing and strategy. Duties include planning and managing the publishing calendar, social objectives, messaging, taking photos, writing posts, and in some aspects, creating the visual images for these posts. He/she will also spearhead the Chairish blog, from writing blog posts to mapping out the content calendar and content marketing.

more detailsYou = Know, love, and breathe all things social media and be well versed in social media best practices. Attached to your device….all the time. Be a really strong writer with a gift for turning a phrase. Have great design taste and a strong aesthetic and a good sense of what will perform on social. Be ridiculously organized. Be diplomatic on social (we likes to make friends). Be a dynamic planner. You know how to be strategic, put a plan in place, and make sure it things get done. Be results-obsessed – you love tracking how your campaigns are doing based on stats that you can turn into big picture stories. Have mad interested in furniture (design and fashion is a plus). You read “those” blogs, especially Design Love Fest, and know what’s up with trends and happenings. Be an outstanding collaborator. We’re a team. You need to be a part of it. Be insane about Instagram, Pinterest, and excited about photography and video. Knowing Photoshop is a plus! Be ready to move quickly we move fast. Live in Bay Area (sorry, too hard to be a remote team member).

contact: Please apply here soon! We’re hiring quickly. http://bit.ly/1MGUQzA

bar

company: Winston Flowers | Boston, MA

job title: Floral Designer

tasks include: Develop a working understanding of the basic Winston Styles of design and accurately create gift line designs based on established standards / successfully interpret clients’ wishes on custom design orders / day to day responsibilities will be dependent on business needs including, but not limited to event design and installation, as well as participating in corporate, residential, gift and custom design and installation.

more details3+ years of custom floral design experience in a high-end, high volume floral shop or design studio is desired but not required; equivalent studio/visual arts or visual merchandising background may be considered.

contact: hr@winstonflowers.com

bar

company: smallSHOP | Los Angeles

job title: Private Art Teacher

tasks include: Tasks include driving to homes in Los Angeles area and creating a pop up art class. You will teach the art lessons to individuals and small groups.

more details: Looking for a fine artist who loves kids and has flexible hours for a part time job. A happy, kind and patient person who can inspire older kids and keep itty bitty ones engaged. An experienced teacher who has great class management skills and is available to work on weekdays and weekends when needed. 

contact: Please send resume, photos of your own artwork, photos of artwork that you have done with children and a brief statement of why you would like to teach children art. Send submissions to: hello@smallshopathome.com

bar

company: Moon Juice | Los Angeles

job title: E-Commerce Manager

tasks include: Strategize and prioritize sales via E-Commerce channel, implement A/B testing and track ROI across all campaigns and dollars spent on enhancements, oversee the development of the new website with responsive mobile design for customers and wholesale vendors, Coordinate with web agency to scope, troubleshoot, and test all functionality to meet Moon Juice business needs, manage content migration from old system, new content needs, and uploading all copy, pricing, imagery, and metadata, among other tasks.

more details: qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree or 3+ years related experience. Excellent communication skills, including writing, proof reading skills, and speaking. Excellent organization skills and experience with project management. Startup experience preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills in person, e-mail, and by phone, with high professionalism. Demonstrates passion, awareness, and support in the health and wellness community.

contact: careers@moonjuiceshop.com / Email Subject: E-Commerce Manager. Please submit resume & very brief note

bar

company: roomforty | Los Angeles

job title: sales coordinator

tasks include: the sales coordinator would be the primary contact for the client from the time of inquiry  to the actual event day, and to that end has experience dealing with sales, client services, events, rentals, venues, and all of the aspects of the events industry. a critical distinction for interested parties is that our product is food and service–so someone would need to be knowledgable about food, or a very quick study. we need someone who is an articulate communicator (both on the phone and in emails), psychotically organized, comfortable with the negotiation process, natural at selling, and can maintain grace under pressure. creating proposed menus and contracts is a big piece of the scope of work.  this position juxtaposes the creative/intuitive and administrative.

more details: the salary would be a combination of base plus commission. our office is located in highland park and and shares a property with the Fig House.

contact:  please email cover letter and resumé to steve@hospitalitycollaborative.com

bar

company: True&Co | San Francisco

job title: Director of Communications

tasks include:  Deepening consumer and fashion media relationships and investing in initiatives that showcase the True&Co brand to future customers. Build on our successful PR track record and take it to the next level. Oversee all public relations and communications activities at True&Co, starting with defining and implement a branding and communications strategy that recognizes our differentiated positioning in the marketplace.

more details: This position requires 7-9 years of agency experience and managing an agency as an in-house publicist. The candidate should be social, energetic and likeable, with a wealth of experience and knowledge within the fashion industry and extensive network of consumer and fashion media contacts, with proven experience in securing significant, brand building press coverage.

contact: jobs@trueandco.com

bar

companyThe Life Styled | Los Angeles, CA (West Hollywood)

job title: Intern

tasks include: The Life Styled is currently seeking a part time styling/blog intern. Candidates should be proactive, creative, and have a strong interest in fashion and trends but no previous styling experience is required. Tasks will include: trend research, social media, blog editorials, assisting on styling projects, and some clerical/organizational work. Knowledge of social media is a must. Photography and/or Photoshop skills are always a plus. Must have your own computer, wheels, and live in Los Angeles. Looking for a commitment of 2 days per week. Lunch will be provided. 

 more details: The Life Styled is a fashion blog and styling business owned by stylist Catherine Sheppard, which offers wardrobe styling for media, including television and magazine, and personal styling for individual clients.

contact: Email resume, a little bit about yourself, and links to any social media accounts you’d like to share to catherine@thelifestyled.com

bar

companyGravillis Inc / Los Angeles, CA (k-town meets mid-wilshire)

job title: Design Assistant/Paid Intern

tasks include: maintaining the daily grind of the studio (coffee!, organization), runs (deliveries, prop shops, supplies), print production (presentation boards and binders), contributing original designs for movie + tv advertisement (see your work in the theaters! or on a billboard! …or printed on a piece of paper and eventually recycled – go green!)

 more details: this is essentially a paid internship ($10/hr + reimbursement for gas…gotta start somewhere). currently-enrolled students or recent grads. 3-6 month program (or until graduation), flexible with hours/days to accommodate school schedules. assigned supervisor + mentor. included in studio meetings, project kick-offs, and crits. if you (yes, you) shine in the role, we will offer you a junior designer position. we have a great history of promoting from within – more than half our team started in this position!

contact: Dara, jobs@gravillisinc.com (no “dear sir or madam,” say “hey!”). more application tips: So You Want To Be Our Design Assistant?

 (photo in poster by max wanger)

02.27.13

ADVICE / 53

today’s question: “how do you say “no” to friends asking you to work for free?”

KATIE’S ANSWER:
so your friend is starting a new company and needs help with all her branding, website, blog, etc. she knows you’re a kick ass designer and comes to you first because she trusts you… and also has no budget. we’ve all been there. it’s awkward. you’d love to help your friend out but your time is worth something too.

we’ve talked before about trading or giving a friend discount. you could find something between those two, but that doesn’t always work. both sides have to really stick to their side of the deal. if you make a trade be sure to put a time limit on that trade (something i recently learned). a friend of mine wanted to claim their side of the trade before my wedding. in hindsight i should’ve said no because i was in the thick of designing for myself and i was already overwhelmed. i said “sure!” because it was my turn to deliver. i didn’t give it my all like i should’ve and it was so stressful on top of my crazy work load.

if you end up saying yes and doing it for free (you’re a really good friend) still write a contract! tell your friend that you will treat her like any other client when you’re working together. be up front about what you will be giving her, how many rounds of revisions and when everything is due. also ask her to be professional with you.  if she doesn’t take you seriously and wastes your time it could be a disaster. be honest and up front the entire time. if you feel like she is asking for too many revisions or not giving feedback in a timely manner SPEAK UP! you don’t want to let that because you will start to resent taking on the project and possibly your friend. bad combination.

i’ve helped out some friends for free but i made it very clear how much time i could spend with them on their project. so far, we’re all still friends.

BRI’S ANSWER:
this one is hard because i have had some really amazing experiences working for friends at no charge. i considered them fun, creative, easy projects and a lot of them turned out that way. but i will also tell you that some of my least favorite projects have been for friends because it is hard to put boundaries on a project. one of my worst experinces was for a mutual friend that i did a favor for (because i thought “if my friends love this person, so will i!”) WRONG. i wasn’t professional enough from the start, i didn’t have a proper contract, and things turned really sour. endless revisions, she had a really bad attitude and was very needy. but you know what, it was my fault for assuming that things would be just fine. lesson learned.

i have also had friends come out of the woodwork needing free design work (you know, the ones you haven’t talked to in years and then all of a sudden need a favor?) and that’s when i had to put my foot down. it will never be easy to say no to a real friend that needs help. i can sit here and tell you to just give them a discounted rate instead…but i am guilty of doing a lot of free work for friends because i just really like the person. or the project. but when someone you haven’t talked to all year needs you to design their business cards? that i can’t stand behind. people are entitled and i’m not cool with that.

katie’s right. trades should have a deadline. make a contract. be upfront about revisions. and do your best to talk to them like you would any other client. if you’re too busy, just say it! because you really aren’t doing them a favor if you are going to give them half-ass work. refer them to someone that you know will do a good job and let them know you would love to give your opinion about it. it’s really a case by case scenario. i’m still going to help my little sister with her resume design and my best friend with her company if she really needs it. it’s only when you feel like someone is taking advantage of you that the situation is bound to get ugly.

have you had any terrible experiences with doing free work for friends? it’s hard, right?

(illustration by katie evans. read more freelance advice posts are over here!)

||||||||||||||
 photo 1_zps2362d795.jpg
FIND ME HERE
 photo press_zps16ed2344.jpeg
FOLLOW ON INSTAGRAM!
 photo Screen Shot 2015-05-22 at 10.03.19 AM_zpsg1m0imz2.png
DESIGNLOVEFEST CASES!
 photo sidebar-phone-cases_zpskevd5tcq.jpg
STYLE POSTS
 photo renttherunway_final_evening05_zpsnninbwui.jpg
LATEST RECIPES
 photo DSC_9991-filter_zpsxxbjtiuz.jpg
HIGH RISE JEANS I LOVE…
 photo frame_zps8ipfbm8d.jpg
DIY POSTS
 photo 160A5670_zps06jkfdt6.jpg
OUR MAILING LIST
 photo mail_zps0136b91f.jpg
DLF VIDEOS
SPONSORS
MORE FUN
 photo jobboard-check_zps431bea8e.jpg
FREE TECH DOWNLOADS
 photo downloads_zpsd641254d.jpg
MY AD NETWORK