April 27, 2021 Kim Bakota

Floral Production Designer

Position Overview | The Big Picture

The Floral Production Designer is responsible for the design and production of floral arrangements for events. This position works with other departments to collaborate on the production and execution of events to ensure designs are of the highest quality for clients.

Traits for Success | #flowerpower

  • Fantastic with flowers.
  • Keen eye for design aesthetics and upcoming trends.
  • Creative and innovative designer.
  • Able to process production quickly.

Essential Duties | What You’ll Do – The Fun Stuff

  • Executes production of floral arrangements according to requirements, including following sample and floral formulas.  
  • Works on-site on preparing floral décor and follows directions from Event Director.  
  • Translates information received from Sales staff into designs that embody the vision of the floral arrangements desired by the client.  
  • Develops design ideas and visualizes how arrangements will look after produced.  
  • Performs general cleaning duties as needed to ensure safety; ensures the work area and department are maintained according to company standards.  
  • Performs basic floral assembly skills, including taping and wiring.  
  • Resolves design issues on site and in-house.  
  • Works with other team members to ensure production is efficient and meets company standards.  
  • Wraps and packs completed arrangements for proper delivery.  

Qualifications | What You Need to Bring

  • 2-3 years experience in floral design/production (particularly in a creative or event décor industry).  
  • Ability to identify quality of floral products and repeat floral designs for production.  
  • Ability to develop, read, calculate, and interpret pull sheets, pricing information, and formulas.  
  • Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.  
  • Outstanding interpersonal communications and conflict management skills.  
  • Excellent attention to detail and good follow-up.  
  • Intermediate reading, writing and math skills.  
  • Familiarity with proper packing methods is helpful.  
  • Ability to effectively use tools and equipment that includes: floral knives and cutters, transport equipment, hand tools. May be required to provide own tools.  
  • Ability to tolerate long work shifts and work flexible schedules to include evenings and weekends.  
  • Ability to travel locally, and outside the city and state.