Thank you for your interest in working at Allstate Floral!
Allstate Floral is a leading home décor company that has become known for its innovative designs and breadth of high quality artificial flowers and home décor accessories. Products include decorative flowers, plants, trees, home accents and holiday décor sold through a broad spectrum of global retailers, distributors, and interior designers. Allstate Floral fosters an energetic work environment of creativity and collaboration. As the leading importer with the largest in-stock decorative flowers, greenery and home decor, Allstate Floral is always looking to recruit and retain exceptional people who are skilled, confident, innovative and committed to providing a "wow" experience to our customers.
Our Core Values
Deliver a WOW Customer Experience
Act With Respect, Integrity, and Responsibility
Build Open and Honest Relationships With Communication
A successful Designer at Allstate Floral possesses the ability to work independently as well as in teams, under time constraints while successfully making quick decisions and meeting goals. A solutions oriented approach that is proactive vs. reactive is highly desired. He or she must understand flowers, particularly silk and artificial, and what sizes and shapes go together to make a beautiful arrangement or display, while also keeping within a target budget.
A Designer should be passionately creative and possess a keen attention to detail that will help elevate product and visual display design with a mindset towards driving product salability. He or she should possess exceptional understanding of art, style, and use of color. He or she should also be an excellent communicator and have the ability to interact with management, customers and vendors while being aware of diverse cultures and backgrounds. Experience with silk flowers is a must, with an outward passion for the product.
What You’ll Do:
Create original in-house production designs by selecting artificial flowers, greenery, containers, and accents for arrangements, working with numerous combinations to synthesize and develop new creations.
Work with buyers and clients to bring their vision and trends to life.
Accompany buyers on overseas vendor visits which may include selection, editing, and/or development of products.
Provide design input and feedback on showroom displays and themes.
Assist with tradeshow room set-ups.
Work independently as well as in teams.
Be the resident designer in meetings with customers, providing product design input.
Stay current with the industry to maintain awareness of current/future trends and leading edge practices.
Work with Marketing when needed to assist in the development of advertising, marketing and promotional initiatives that may require visual design displays.
What You’ll Need:
Ability to professionally communicate with all levels of management and external clients.
Ability to work independently, at times with little guidance, as well as part of a team.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers and vendors.
Ability to travel, both overseas and domestically, several times a year.
Penchant for improving the status quo.
Creativity: Designers must create new and exciting pieces within a budget or with limited resources. Being creative helps stay on top of trends.
Organization: Designers must be organized to keep on top of multiple orders and complicated projects.
Three to five years of experience
Microsoft Office, including Powerpoint
Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds without assistance.