Join our team! Part Time Sales Associate

Who we are as a company:  

Mixed by Design is the retail arm of R Johnston Interiors, Inc., a residential and boutique commercial interior design firm with offices in Los Angeles and Denver.  We believe the spaces we spend time in affect how we view and relate to the world around us.  We are inspired daily to design spaces that ground our clients in who they uniquely are, so they move into the world renewed, energized, and inspired to impact those around them in positive ways.

Mixed by Design is a specialty home decor boutique bringing a unique collection of home furnishings, art, accessories, and décor curated by the R Johnston Interiors design team.  ‘Mixed By Design’ reflects our design philosophy that the most interesting homes are a mix of design styles and price points.  With an eye towards sustainability, our philosophy of ‘fewer, better’  supports the concept of designing with quality products that bring beauty, comfort, and joy to our homes for many years.  

Position:  Retail Sales Associate 

Pay: $16/hour min. (pay negotiable with additional experience and skill)

Who you are:

  • Passionate about making home a happier, better place to be
  • Focused on GREAT customer experiences
  • Excited to be a part of a growing business

Education Requirements:

  • High School GED, or equivalent 

Roles and Responsibilities:

We are looking for a result-driven retail Sales Associate to be responsible for all sales job duties, from generating leads to closing sales.

  • Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction through excellent sales service
  • Assess customers needs and provide assistance and information on product features
  • Welcome customers to the store and answer their queries
  • Follow and achieve department’s sales goals on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis
  • “Go the extra mile” to drive sales
  • Maintain in-stock and presentable condition assigned areas
  • Actively seek out customers in store
  • Remain knowledgeable on products offered and discuss available options
  • Process POS (point of sale) purchases
  • Cross sell products
  • Handle returns of merchandise
  • Team up with co-workers to ensure proper customer service
  • Build productive trust relationships with customers
  • Comply with inventory control procedures
  • Suggest ways to improve sales (e.g. planning marketing activities, changing the store’s design)


Work Experience:

  • retail sales experience—preferably in home décor or interiors
  • Ideal candidate would have a background in interior design or related industry


  • Knowledge of retail management best practices
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of Shopify POS and ability to track inventory and sales patterns, or willingness to learn
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software
  • Ability and passion for creating engaging store displays
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Consistent weekend availability - we will work to create a good schedule for you with our other staff member 

Commitment to continuous learning to stay current and impactful in your role

Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to be mobile on the sales floor for extended periods of time.  
  • Ability to operate POS system. 
  • Ability to lift and mobilize medium to large items, up to 50 pounds, while utilizing appropriate equipment and safety techniques 


Why you will love working at Mixed by Design….

  • We’re passionate about our design and retail clients and live/breathe the client experience.
  • We get to be creative daily.
  • A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas.
  • We enjoy the challenges inherent in business growth.
  • We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative.
  • We foster an environment where all associates are treated fairly and with dignity and respect, in accordance with our People First Philosophy.
  • We have fun! A job should be more than just going to work.


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    Loloi trade program



    Mixed by Design extends wholesale Loloi pricing to any designers, architects or home stagers with a resale license, professional licensure/ accreditation or professional membership. If you are unsure you qualify for Trade Membership, please email us at


    Once an approved Trade Member for the Loloi Rug program, Mixed by Design will send you a PDF copy of the most current line list. Your Trade pricing will be listed as ‘WS’. Please confirm you have the most up to date Line Sheet, Mixed by Design will not automatically send out updated pricing.


    Yes, you may order 18’’ samples in select designs of most collections for $25 with free shipping within the Continental U.S. 18" samples are not eligible for return. For more information, please email


    For rugs, there is no order minimum. For pillows and throws, the opening and re-order minimum is 2 in any variety.


    Our return policy is 30 days for non-defective items, 7 days for defective items, and 4 days for claims on shortages or missing items. Only returns or claims made prior to these respective time periods will be reviewed. If upon return Loloi Rugs determines there is damage or defect due to usage, the customer will be responsible for the cost of the rug plus all shipping charges. There is a 20% restocking fee on all returns of non-defective products. We do not accept returns for pillows, throws, poufs, wall art or 18" x 18" rug samples. We also do not accept returns for items consumers have purchased from our retail partners.

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