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Interior Designer Associate

KREWE du optic

KREWE du optic

New Orleans, LA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

KREWE is an independent high-fashion eyewear company inspired by the creativity and spirit of New Orleans, our hometown. Since launching in 2013 the brand has continued to grow and evolve with an extensive offering of unique, hand-crafted sun and optical frames designed in New Orleans and crafted with the utmost attention to detail. In addition to 5 brick & mortar locations, 12 “Tiny House” concept stores, and a robust e-commerce business the brand is also available at many notable retailers such as Bloomingdales, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, and shopbop. KREWE’s unique approach to eyewear has created a cult-following amongst consumers and influencers alike. Our frames have appeared in publications from GQ to VOGUE and on celebrities such as Beyonce, Gigi Hadid, Meghan Markle, Carrie Underwood, Hailey Bieber, Zayne Malik, Scott Disick, Adam Huber, among others.

As the business grows, we are seeking a smart, creative, and skilled individual to join our talented team! Key attributes and qualities we are looking for in candidates for all open roles: Entrepreneurial spirit, innovative and solution-oriented, adaptable and resilient, best-practices methodology, team-oriented with a lean-in attitude, highest standards for execution, and a high level of accountability.

We are looking for an Interior Designer Associate to support the Expansion Department and contribute to the overall design and roll-out of KREWE’s innovative retail concepts. Collaborating with Creative Director and Expansion Leadership, this position will create store layouts and design solutions to uphold and elevate the KREWE Guest Shopping Experience. The ideal candidate is a floor planning/drawing wizard with a relentless attention to detail and passion for problem solving. Must demonstrate in-depth knowledge of materials, sourcing & procurement, lighting and overall best practices in interior design. Project types include both new and existing stores.


  • Supports store layouts, schematics and concept design
  • Assists in material sourcing, costing and sample selection for new projects
  • Participates in the development, scheduling, and rollout of all new stores
  • Works closely with AP to process all invoices and ensure vendors are being paid in a timely manner
  • Creates sourcing/procurement and storage strategies
  • Provides finish, hardware, lighting and appliance schedules for all new stores
  • Coordinates FF&E specifications and vendor installs
  • Assists VP of Expansion with essential administrative and day to day functions
  • Create and maintain a library of design samples, files, and vendor lists


  • 2-3 years’ experience in interior design or relevant field
  • Proficient in AutoCad, Revit, SketchUp, + Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proficient in Google Drive Office
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of construction, architectural and store planning terminology
  • Working knowledge of store and field operations
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently or as a member of the team
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision
  • Strong attention to detail

Benefits and Perks:

  • Competitive wage
  • Group health plans: health, vision and dental insurance
  • Welfare benefits: life, ad&d, supplemental voluntary coverage
  • FSA Plan & HSA Program
  • 401(K) Investment Options
  • Adoption Assistance, EAP, Commuter Benefits
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Quarterly Cultural Spend
  • Ongoing Training & Development, an Educational Allowance
  • 10 paid holidays & Paid Time Off accrual
  • KREWE employee frame discount (of course!)

Diversity & Inclusion:

KREWE believes in providing an inclusive workplace where all individuals have the opportunity to succeed. We are proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without discrimination or retaliation because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, pregnancy or any other protected characteristic as established by applicable local, state, or federal law.