COLOUR YOUR WAY TO ROCK STAR STATUS
Our colour department is always seeking new talent to join our elite team of professionals and become a top-tier colourist.
On Gila Rut’s colour team, you will delight our upmarket clientele while learning and performing advanced colour techniques following top hair fashion trends your clientele will L-O-V-E! You’ll discover how to blonde with confidence, highlight with ease, and formulate with skill. You’ll absorb all the fundamental rules (so you can understand how and when to break them!). Supported by a tight-knit team and sophisticated in-salon education, you will be given all the tools to grow your career and master your craft.
VIBE CHECK! YOU’LL FIT RIGHT INTO OUR COLOUR TEAM IF …
- You are eager to learn and willing to practice
- You are creative
- You enjoy hair transformations
- You work neatly
- You prioritize maintaining and improving hair health
FIVE STEPS TO UPSKILL YOUR CRAFT
We set the road map, you set the pace. Build your confidence and skill level on the floor in as little as five months! At this stage, we invest $10,000 in your personal education to ensure a strong foundation in technical skills and business practices that will help you establish a long-term successful career—in whatever direction you want to take it.
Our weekly education classes combine hands-on training and virtual workshops. The program is broken down into five modules:
FIRST MODULE: FOUNDATIONS
Format: 6 classes of on-boarding and foundational training
Focus: Familiarizing with the systems and operations of daily duties
SECOND MODULE: STYLING
Format: 6 classes of instructor-led, hands-on learning with mannequins and models
Focus: Blow-dry styling techniques and product and culture knowledge
THIRD MODULE: TECHNICAL 101
Format: 6 classes of instructor-led, hands-on technical colour training on mannequins
Focus: Building a clear understanding of colour theory and a strong technical foundation while performing services on models as you progress in your learning
FOURTH MODULE: INTERMEDIATE
Format: 6 classes of instructor-led, hands-on technical colour training on models
Focus: Learning the modern classics and the trending color applications
FIFTH MODULE: ADVANCED
Format: 6 classes of instructor-lead, hands-on technical colour training on models
Focus: Learning advanced techniques such as colour correction, vivid/fashion shades and how to colour outside the lines & safely break the rules
MAKE THAT PAPER
Our compensation program is designed so you can thrive and achieve financial success while loving what you do. Earnings are made of three components: guaranteed hourly rate, gratuities and retail bonuses.
Because each team member has a degree of control over their own income, the below table is an average of the Gila Rut styling team’s annual compensation. Our in-salon business education includes training on natural ways to sell retail, add-on services and other commission boosters so your income truly is in your hands.
|1-2 years||Average of $30,000+ per year|
|3-4 years||Average of $46,000+ per year|
|5-6 years||Average of $58,000+ per year|
|7-8 years||Average of $65,000+ per year|
|10+ years||Average of $100,000+ per year|
FLEX YOUR SCHEDULE
Part of our teams’ individual success comes from a well-balanced work schedule with flexibility and productivity in mind. We have part- and full-time positions available so you can create custom schedules to optimize your professional and personal life.
Our locations are open seven days a week and closed on major holidays. With our doors open from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. on weekdays and from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. on weekends, you can work on your time, your way.
LET’S TALK BENEFITS
- Guaranteed income
- Competitive wages
- Retail bonus
- Health insurance
- Paid sick days
- In-salon education
- Continued advanced education
- Front desk support
- Marketing team
- Team-based environment
- Assistant support
- Growth opportunities
Our two locations are in San Diego’s metropolitan area, ideal for those who enjoy great weather and a lively atmosphere. To nobody’s surprise, U.S. News and World Report ranked San Diego as the #1 Most Fun Place To Live in 2021, as our gorgeous coastal spot features a fantastic music scene, tons of great restaurants for foodies, world-famous beaches, all the water sports you could ever want, and countless parks and museums. With endless things to see and do, you’ll fall in love with where you live AND work.
GET OUT OF YOUR RUT WITH GILA RUT
Your best career starts here. Are you ready to make moves towards new skill sets, endless opportunities, and financial stability doing what you love? It’s go-time.