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We are in search of a new team member who holds either a cosmetology or Barbering license in the state of Washington. One who wants to excel at their craft and make very good money in a balanced work/life environment.

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Job Title: Barber/Stylist

Company: By Design gentlemen’s salon

Location: Kenmore, WA.

About Us: By Design is a small, upper-end men's salon with a unique light industrial ambiance, providing an exceptional grooming experience to our discerning clientele. We pride ourselves on our commitment to precision, style, and attention to detail. If you are a talented barber or stylist looking to join a dynamic team in a distinctive setting, we invite you to apply for this opportunity.

Position Overview: As a Barber/Stylist at By Design gentlemen’s salon, you will play a pivotal role in delivering top-notch grooming services to our clients. Your expertise, creativity, and dedication to excellence will contribute to your and ours, reputation as a go-to destination for men seeking a refined grooming experience.

We encourage those with little or “NO” experience to apply. Or if you’ve been working in high production business models (the places with cuts and clips in their names) and want to have a better experience while providing that higher level of service you’ve always wanted and the time to do so, please send us your info. E-mail is



  1. Haircutting and Styling: Ultimately be able to perform precision haircuts, styles, and grooming services tailored to individual client preferences and hair types.

  2. Shaving and Beard Grooming: Offer traditional and contemporary shaving services, beard trims, and facial grooming, utilizing expert techniques and premium products.

  3. Consultation: Conduct thorough consultations with clients to understand their grooming needs and provide personalized recommendations.

  4. Product Knowledge: Stay up-to-date with the latest grooming trends, products, and techniques to provide clients with expert advice and product recommendations.

  5. Client Engagement: Build strong client relationships by providing exceptional customer service, creating a welcoming environment, and maintaining a professional demeanor.

  6. Sanitation and Safety: Adhere to strict sanitation and safety protocols to ensure the cleanliness and hygiene of the salon space and tools.

  7. Team Collaboration: Collaborate with colleagues to maintain a harmonious and productive working environment, sharing knowledge and supporting one another.

  8. Appointment Management: Efficiently manage appointment bookings and schedules to ensure optimal client flow. Time management as well.




  1. Valid state barber or cosmetology license.

  2. No experience needed.

  3. Possess a strong, moral and ethical compass in life.

  4. For those with lots of proven experience as a barber or stylist, we would love to work with you.

  5. Exceptional and growing customer service and communication skills.

  6. Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.

  7. Excellent time management and organizational skills.

  8. A passion for exceeding expectations, attention for the details and a commitment to delivering top-quality services.

  9. Communicate clearly in English.


  • Hourly 17.50 and up DOE base pay, and/or commission 40-60% compensation with opportunities for tips.

  • Paid for training, does not include fares to and from, overnight stays or meals.

  • Free tools

  • Quarterly retention bonuses after 6 months

  • Monthly massage allowance after 3 months

  • Automated scheduling system, with reminders and follow up correspondence. Such as 24hr reminders for appointments and 4-week post service follow ups. This decreases missed appointments ($) and increases your client retention.

  • Health insurance re-imbursement.

  • Earn 50% higher PTO. 1.5 hours for every 40 hours worked

  • Strong image and branding in our marketplace, highest ratings on Goggle, equals high request for our services. We routinely turn away over 60 people a month. New stylist will see ALL new clients as well. Any existing clients that wish to see another stylist in the salon when asked.

  • Opportunities for career growth and advancement within the salon.

  • Expectations and goals that are clearly defined and attainable

If you are a talented and dedicated Barber/Stylist looking to work in a unique, upscale men's salon with a light industrial feel, we encourage you to apply. Join our team at By Design and be a part of a salon experience that sets a new standard in men's grooming. To apply, please send your resume and portfolio to

Career opportunity | By Design is hiring in Kenmore | Barber job opening | Men's hair stylist job opening

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Sun.-Mon. CLOSED
Tue.-Fri. 9:30-7
Sat. 8:30-5

Next to Bothell ski and bike

8030 NE Bothell way Kenmore, 98028

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