STAGING DIRECTOR

We are seeking a Staging Director oversees all aspects of the execution of staging jobs. The Staging Director leads the design function from conceptual development to liaising with clients and packaging and executing the design. The Staging Director will be a leadership position that requires equal parts management and interior design capabilities. The Staging Director is expected to be engaged in all aspects of daily staging design and installation. 

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages all phases of design projects including project needs, available resources, creating design concepts and package deployment.

  • Track client feedback and design issues to edit and improve design packages 

  • Maintain detailed knowledge of furniture inventory

  • Stay on top of national and local interior design and decorating trends

  • Coordinates with Design Assistant to manage daily staging schedule and staging sales orders

  • Collaborates with sales and staging team to determine design preferences, furniture, art and accents to be installed.

  • Hires and trains staging staff

  • Manages staging installation, liaising with clients, stagers and other staff as needed.

  • Interprets and translates customer needs into a plan of action

  • Oversees the development and installation of premium stagings, commercial design projects and model home design, occasionally producing and editing design independently.

  • Coordinates, executes and oversees junior design staff.

  • Design and select seasonal staging décor packages.

  • Research and decide on materials and products sourcing

  • Produce “sample” and “mood products as needed

  • Supervise progress of design projects

  • Leads and conducts staging training classes for internal and external groups

  • Works with Inventory Manager to manage furniture lifecycles

  • Supports BackStage Store set-up as needed

  • Coordinate with clients on edit requests . Oversee all edits and property revisions. 

 

 

Position Requirements

  • Must be detail oriented and able to work under pressure

  • Ability to manage a diverse team

  • Ability to develop and execute multiple creative projects a once

  • Proven working experience in decorating interior spaces (consultations, renovations, space planning and/or new constructions)

  • Expertise in layout, color, lighting, materials selection, custom furniture and all installations.

  • Proficient in AutoCAD, SketchUp, 3D Max, Illustrator or other design programs

  • Portfolio of previous works

  • Creative talent, imagination and eye for design

  • Communication and presentation skills

  • Project management skills

  • BS degree in Interior Design or associate’s in interior design or art preferred

  • Ability to design in many different styles, as needed

  • Highly knowledgeable regarding current trends and fashions

  • Keen awareness of space and room flow

  • Ability to envision the finished project and help clients do the same