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Redefining the hotel experience through inspiring design and modern service.

Interior Designer

$90k – $135k AngelList Est.
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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 four 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. Please note that this is a contract position with potential to move into a full-time role.


AT SONDER YOU WILL
* Create beautiful, functional designs on a daily basis
* 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
* Develop 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

REQUIRED SKILLS:
* 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.)
* Strong experience with design programs (Icovia, Revit, SketchUp)
* Strong experience with Adobe CC Design tools (ID, AI, PS, AE)

REQUIRED 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
* 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)
* You have exceptional communication skills (written, spoken)
* You have a growth mindset; you like to challenge yourself and learn

NICE-TO-HAVES:
* 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

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:

• Competitive salary
• Generous stock option plan
• Medical, dental and vision insurance
• Unlimited vacation
• 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
• Snack-filled kitchen

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.
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