With thousands of beautiful spaces built for travel and life, Sonder is transforming the future of hospitality. Each Sonder is purposefully selected, designed and maintained - customized to reflect the vibe of its neighborhood. Whether your stay is two days, two months or two years, in a studio or a six-bedroom, Sonder ensures a unique, yet consistent experience. And with 24/7 on-demand service, crisp linens, and over 200 other quality standards, we're taking stay further for guests all around the world.
Sonder started a little over five years ago, and now has thousands of spaces in cities across the globe.
This position is based in our San Francisco headquarters, but you will be remotely designing spaces all over the world.
At Sonder, You Will:
Create beautiful, functional designs on a daily basis -- our cities and guests are your clients!
Ensure all design projects are of the highest quality
Assist with remote styling and photo shoots to make sure projects are up to brand standards
Build new systems to improve our design processes
Work cross-functionally with Sonder's supply chain and city teams
Report directly to the Senior Manager of Interior Design
What We Look For (Skills):
Interior design experience -- Experience in e-design and residential design on a budget is preferred, but not required
Ability to design across styles (e.g., traditional, modern, bohemian, retro)
Ability to create floor plans and quickly mock up layouts
Experience with typical startup tech applications (Drive, Asana, Slack, Gmail, Keynote, etc.)
What We Look For (Attributes):
You have impeccable taste
You're passionate about design and knowledgeable about current trends and retailers
You're super organized and able to project manage multiple tasks simultaneously
You're able to work in a fast-paced, startup environment that may challenge the traditional mold of interior design development
You have a strong entrepreneurial mindset and are willing to roll up your sleeves to get the job done
You have a strong desire and ability to deal with ambiguity in the absence of defined systems and processes - this is what you will be building!
You take initiative, love working hard, and take pride in a job well done
You're a self-starter who needs little direction and is resourceful
You're collaborative and love working with cross-functional teams (no ego, no drama)
What We Look For (Nice-to-Haves):
You have exceptional communication skills (written, spoken)
You have a growth mindset; you like to challenge yourself and learn
Technical design skills (e.g., CAD)
Strong analytical background
Comfort with using data to inform decision-making
Strong spreadsheet skills; this is an operations-driven company!
A background in art history
What We Look For (Experience):
College degree in interior design or related experience
Experience in e-design a plus; bonus points for working at a startup
Professional experience in interior design, home staging, visual merchandising, etc.
Hospitality experience a plus
We also have great benefits to make your life easier so you can focus on what you're best at:
Generous stock option plan
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Annual free credits and discounts to stay in Sonders
A company with a huge vision, a dynamic work environment, and a team of smart, ambitious and fun to work-with colleagues!
Depending on your location:
Daily catered lunches
All the coffee you can imagine
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.