Director of Interior Design

| United States | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 180,000 Annually
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About Pacaso:

Pacaso exists to enrich lives by making second home ownership possible and enjoyable for more people. Our innovative co-ownership model is the easiest, smartest and most responsible way for people to experience the joy of a second home. We provide all the benefits of true ownership without the hassles through our simplified financial structure, easy and equitable scheduling, and dedicated local property management.

Founded by former Zillow executives, Pacaso has secured more than $215 million in growth financing and is valued at $1.5 billion. In March 2021, Pacaso achieved unicorn status (a valuation of $1 billion) faster than any other company in the United States. We have been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Forbes, CNBC and more. 

Pacaso is a certified Great Place to Work, is #6 on Glassdoor's 2022 list of Best Places to Work, is one of LinkedIn's top startups of 2022, and was ranked on Fortune's Top 100 Small and Medium Workplaces list 2021- 2023.

What you will do

  • Lead Interior Design at Pacaso; develop department vision and strategy, build roadmap, and translate company ethos into the built environment by developing creative vision, brand standards, and differentiation 
  • Oversee design production, including capacity planning, SLA management, and cross-functional collaboration with Acquisitions, Finance, and Operations; develop strategies that accelerate growth while increasing design quality and operational efficiency
  • Build and lead a world-class design team; develop organizational structure, source and hire the best, establish culture of collaboration and excellence, and provide ongoing mentorship and leadership
  • Develop expansion strategy into new markets and global regions; work closely with VP of Operations and cross-functional partners to mitigate risks
  • Partner with Director of Procurement to manage P&L for Design and Procurement business unit; establish targets and drive profitability
  • Manage team staffing across all design projects, including projects that you individually design from A - Z; move seamlessly between supporting the team to hitting your own timelines and targets
  • Identify and lead new revenue opportunities, including shoppable homes, proprietary FF&E lines / product development, and design services
  • Establish KPIs and additional design success metrics; work closely with Operations, Data, and Product to build the systems and infrastructure needed to track metrics, drive accountability, and improve continuously
  • Lead cross-functional, strategic initiatives that enable Design to scale globally; initiatives will touch on supply chain, strategic partnerships, creative staffing solutions, new design technologies, and more
  • Work closely with Procurement, Sourcing, and Logistics to define criteria for FFE / OSE, identify sources, and build successful partnerships
  • Collaborate with Marketing on content that drives brand recognition and value; serve as external face of Design for Pacaso at conferences, trade fairs, exhibitions, and design weeks
  • Compensation is around $180k with a stock package

About you

  • Bachelor's degree in Interiors or Architecture (NCIDQ / CID preferred)
  • 12+ years of professional experience with a focus on high-end residential and/or hospitality; growth-stage startup experience preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience managing large, global teams comprised of full-time employees, contractors, and consultants; Director-level experience required
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills; experience in cross-functional
    stakeholder management and comfort working with senior leadership
  • Strong creative vision and experience developing brand standards
  • Experience with all phases of design, including concept development, schematics, design development, and construction documentation
  • Outstanding design presentation skills; demonstrated ability to articulate compelling design narratives via images and words
  • Experience managing department budget, resourcing, and capacity planning, with ability to articulate ROI on investments
  • Big picture, systems thinker, with experience setting strategy, managing roadmaps, and driving execution and continuous improvement
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and ability to thrive in a highly ambiguous, fast-paced environment 
  • Extensive knowledge of furniture, architecture, and current design trends, as well as FF&E vendors and custom solutions for high-end residential and hospitality projects; global sourcing and product development experience required
  • Proficiency in Revit and Autocad required
  • Proficiency in modeling software including SketchUp Pro, Rhino and V-ray preferred; Hand-sketching skills a plus
  • Knowledge of Houzz, Studio Designer, Spexx, or equivalent spec writing software a plus
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite (including InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat,
    Illustrator) and G-Suite programs (including Slides, Sheets, and Docs) required;
    proficiency in Excel a plus
  • Familiarity with project management software including Procore, Smartsheets, MS Project, and TeamGantt preferred; familiarity with design tools including Holobuilder and Bluebeam a plus
  • Collaborative, team-first mindset; great sense of humor, humility, and positive spirit!
  • #LI-Remote

You’ll love working at Pacaso because of our ...

  • Amazing remote-first team and culture.
  • Competitive salary and stock options.
  • Unlimited, flexible PTO for exempt employees.
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision insurance.
  • Sponsored memberships to One Medical, Ginger and Carrot.
  • 401(k) to help you save for the future.
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave.
  • Generous home office stipend and monthly cell phone reimbursement.
  • Quarterly remote team building events and L&D opportunities.

Pacaso encourages applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.     

More Information on Pacaso
Pacaso operates in the PropTech industry. The company is located in San Francisco, CA. Pacaso was founded in 2020. It has 184 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Remote work program, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and 401(K). To see all 2 open jobs at Pacaso, click here.
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