W. Hollywood, CA

Jobs at PDC

JEAN DE MERRY

jeandemerry.com

JOB TITLE: Design Assistant

REPORTS TO: Management

JOB SUMMARY: The Design Assistant supports Jean de Merry’s product development by utilizing computer software, physical prototype components, and drawings to demonstrate concepts and ideas. They will work closely with the founders to organize sketches, mock-ups, and ideas into the early stages of product development, leading into physical production. This role will also create layouts on C.A.D. for all custom orders generated through our showroom channels. Concise, effective, and efficient communication is key + a positive attitude.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Technical degree or diploma
  • Skillful and competent with AutoCAD
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketchup, and 3DAutoCAD a plus
  • Bilingual (English & Spanish) a plus, but not required
  • Layout and create detail drawings for custom orders, standard product line as revised, and developing product
  • Assist with merchandising by creating showroom floorplans and revisions as requested by management
  • Develop working prototypes based on concept, drawings, material needs, and feedback
  • Coordinate with outside suppliers and subcontractors as needed
  • Communicate necessary feedback from prototype maker to management
  • Liaison between production and creative to troubleshoot issues in development and standard production
  • Become familiar with materials, product, and fabrication

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ plus years of relevant experience
  • Proficient in AutoCAD
  • Proficient with PC
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized, detail oriented, and ability to multi-task
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook

HOW TO SUBMIT: Please submit resume & cover letter to resume@jeandemerry.com.


JEAN DE MERRY

jeandemerry.com

JOB TITLE: Production Assistant

REPORTS TO: Production Manager

JOB SUMMARY:The Production Assistant is the liaison between our production facility and each of our sales channels. An effective, clear, and concise communicator with a strong attention to detail and stellar sense of organization. This role requires someone with unmatched critical thinking skills and the desire to problem solve.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Knowledgeable and willing to learn about furniture design, production, and distribution
  • Familiar with custom furniture order processes, including, but not limited to order acknowledgements, DFA, CFA, purchase orders, etc.
  • Maintain and organize all production documents and databases (Excel & Quickbooks)
  • Be able to understand manufacturing issues in a workroom setting and translate to sales staff appropriately
  • Act as the Production Manager’s right hand and learn to anticipate problems
  • Be polite, informative, and well-spoken when communicating across all channels of a growing organization
  • Strong ability to work cross-functionally between manufacturing facility, showrooms, vendors, and sales staff
  • Develop effective and positive relationships with showrooms and manufacturing facility to ensure both arms of the organization work in tandem to offer premier client services
  • Familiar with general contract requirements
  • Be courteous, engaged, and maintain a positive attitude
  • Must be able to stand 6 – 8 hours a day
  • Lift 50 lbs. or more

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma
  • 3+ plus years of relevant experience
  • Bilingual
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized, detail oriented, and ability to multi-task
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook
  • Proficient in QuickBooks
  • Must have valid driver’s license, vehicle, and insurance

HOW TO SUBMIT: Please submit resume and cover letter to resume@jeandemerry.com.


SAMUEL & SONS 
samuelandsons.com

JOB TITLE: Design Consultant-Los Angeles

JOB SUMMARY: The Design Consultant’s main responsibility is to provide both customer services and suggestive selling to clientele, as well as help with day-to-day operations of the Showroom.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Offers suggestions to clients pertaining to pattern, color, etc.
  • Coordinates special products and assignments for clientele
  • Requests product from inventory as necessary; Fulfills sample requests both within the showroom and through the Web
  • Generate and process reserves, sales quotes, and orders
  • Organizes showroom and trimming displays as necessary
  • Provide customer service to clientele including order processing, customer follow up and customer inquiries
  • Support outside sales person with requests incurred from road
  • All other duties as assigned by Senior Management

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Organizational ability
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Passion for Design and good color sense a plus
  • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Professional presentation
  • Sales experience, preferably in a showroom environment
  • The ability to work in a team environment
  • Computer literacy including Microsoft Office Applications and Excel
  • Design experience is highly preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

HOW TO SUBMIT: Resumes should be submitted to:  samuelandsons.designconsultantlosangeles@applynow.io


EUROCONCEPTS 

JOB TITLE: PT Admin, Shipping & Receiving Manager

REPORTS TO: Showroom Manager

JOB SUMMARY: Euroconcepts is looking for someone to work three days per week in our kitchen and bath showroom. The schedule would be 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Monday through Wednesday only (strictly). Come work in a friendly (and air-conditioned!) environment in our beautiful, modern state of the art showroom in the Pacific Design Center, located in the heart of West Hollywood’s Design District.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Answering and transferring phone calls (friendly professional phone demeanor is a must)
  • Taking messages
  • Receiving, opening and labeling incoming packages from UPS, FedEx and other carriers
  • Managing a small storage area and keeping the storage shelves organized
  • Shipping out packages mostly via UPS using our online account
  • Light clerical work
  • Labeling customer orders
  • Bringing out customer orders and obtaining signatures from clients
  • Working with our Sales team on a daily basis
  • Some limited in person interaction with customers/clients
  • Work with programs such as Quickbooks, Word, Outlook, etc (some experience would be helpful, but you will be trained for all of the above)

REQUIREMENTS::

  • Minimum high school diploma required
  • Applicants must have reliable transportation (would be a plus if somewhat local)
  • Applicants must have a presentable appearance
  • Great for students or part time students encouraged to apply

HOW TO SUBMIT: For immediate consideration, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to jamie@euroconcepts.com. Please include a bit about yourself and background in the body of the email/cover letter, along with resumes attached. We would also like for applicants to include the dates that you can train/start in body of email. Must be available for potential phone interviews and in person interviews ASAP!


ARMANI CASA LOS ANGELES

JOB TITLE: Sales Associate

REPORTS TO: Showroom Manager, Jovani Dunker

JOB SUMMARY: The Armani Casa Showroom Sales Associate is responsible for producing sales and building business relationships with the Armani Casa brand. The Showroom Sales Associate is expected to interact with clients within the showroom, along with developing new relationships through outside presentations, cold calling, and client meetings and networking. Position is full time (40+ hours per week), non-exempt and is compensated on an hourly plus commission structure. Monthly bonus potential based on surpassing personal goals, along with other bonus programs based on showroom forecasts and other goals.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Meet and/or exceed personal sales goals as prescribed.
  • Develop new business relationships through meetings and networking outside the showroom.
  • Coordinate outside sales presentations with trade partners and industry leaders.
  • Seek new trade clients through industry research and ‘cold-call’ outreach.
  • Maintain repeat clientele with consistent communication, while providing the highest level of service.
  • Carefully monitor client purchase histories, insuring correct bookkeeping and maximizing suggestive selling.
  • Network with key trade industry partners and competitors to maximize client database.
  • Schedule and maintain showroom presence and organization to maximize the showroom as a selling tool.
  • Monitor all details and developments of special orders, along with shipping and delivery of product, to insure the close of a sale and complete client satisfaction.
  • Sustain a constant knowledge of the home furnishings and interior design industries, and be able to speak clearly and intelligently to new trends and products.
  • Collaborate with other Giorgio Armani sales associates to insure cross-branding sales opportunities.
  • Resolve all client problems and complaints quickly and effectively, insuring management

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequently lift/Carry 11-20 lbs.
  • Frequently lift/Carry 21-50 lbs.
  • Occasionally lift 51-100 lbs.
  • Frequently push/pull 13-25 lbs.
  • Frequently push/pull 26-40 lbs
  • Occasionally push/pull41-100 lbs.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Computer proficiency (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)
  • College degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in luxury home furnishings sales (2+ years in Trade Showroom sales)
  • Excellent communications skills both written and verbal

HOW TO SUBMIT: If you would like to be considered for the position, please email your cover letter and resume to Jovani Dunker at jdunker@giorgioarmani.com


COOPER PACIFIC KITCHENS
cooperpacific.com

JOB TITLE: Design Assistant

REPORTS TO: Principal Designer and Senior Designer

JOB SUMMARY: Assist Senior Designer and Principal Designer throughout all phases of design process.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare design presentation documents, materials sourcing, job file organization, proposals and contracts, floor plans
  • Coordinate with vendors for quotes and specifications
  • Organize and update design library, samples and inventory
  • Maintain meeting schedules for designers
  • Client and vendor communication and project coordination

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 2 years as an assistant or project manager in the design industry
  • Ability to read and understand construction documents/drawings
  • Proficient in AutoCad; applicants with 3D rendering skills and examples of work will be given extra consideration
  • Works well under deadlines, proactive, able to take direction with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of luxury goods and interior design vendors
  • Attention to detail, organized and great communication skills a must

HOW TO SUBMIT: For immediate consideration, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to meredith@cooperpacific.com or call 310.659.6147.


OSBORNE & LITTLE
osborneandlittle.com

JOB TITLE: Intern

REPORTS TO: Showroom Manager

JOB SUMMARY: Seeking interns whose job responsibility will be assisting in the daily maintenance of the upkeep of the showroom. Position is unpaid but can get school credit.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reorganizing all samples in anticipation of a new collection
  • Pulling and mailing sample requests and putting away returned samples
  • Answering phones
  • Acting as a customer service liaison
  • Maintaining and updating the press binder
  • Condensing showroom displays to create room for new product
  • Assist in sending out mailers
  • Create sample displays to promote current trends

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Detail oriented, organized and personable
  • Excellent phone and computer skills
  • Administrative work, heavy phone interaction, assisting clients with samples and updating libraries
  • Interest in design, textiles and wallcovering a big plus

HOW TO SUBMIT: For immediate consideration, please e-mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to schiffa@oalusa.com or fax to 310-659-7677.