VAIN is a top-rated Seattle salon dedicated to supporting personal style expression in a down-to-earth, positive environment. We have a solid reputation as a creative style destination with daily booking rates above 80%. We offer: 

  • progressive commissions for services and retail sales
  • consistently amazing education offerings
  • extensive back bar, color lines, and product lines
  • opportunities for community engagement and activism
  • low drama / high passion work environment

We're always looking for talented people. If you think you might be a good fit but don't see the right position for you below, send your resume and three references to No phone calls please.



We're looking for creative, dynamic stylists with advanced color and
cut skills to join our team at the VAIN Downtown and West Seattle
locations. Applicants must be licensed in Washington State and
should have at least 3-5 years experience behind the chair.

This is a full-time position (30-40 hours per week). Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Lisa Matson at No
phone calls please.


Front Desk

We're looking for an outgoing, industrious, detail-oriented front desk person to work at our West Seattle and Downtown VAIN locations. This person will work with the salon manager, stylists, and other staff members to ensure that everyone who comes to VAIN has a superior experience. In addition to being conscientious and great with people, the right candidate will appreciate that beauty is an intensely personal vision and will be willing to help each VAIN client and customer explore their individual style.

This is a full-time position at multiple locations (32-40 hours a week with shifts during the week as well as on weekends).


+ 1-3 years retail and/or customer service experience both in person and over the phone

+ Computer-literate and web-savvy

+ Highly skilled in listening and communication with clients/customers and co-workers

+ Comfortable managing multiple tasks

+ Able to work in a fast-paced, high-energy environment

+ Trustworthy, considerate, and reliable

+ Knowledge of booking software a huge plus (Millennium, Salon Biz, or similar)

+ Flexible to work different shifts and days


Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Derek Markland at No phone calls please.



2018 1st Ave

Sun 10am - 7pm
Mon Tues 11am - 8pm
Weds - Sat 10am - 8pm



4513 California Ave SW

Mon 12pm - 8pm
Tues - Fri 10am - 8pm
Sat Sun 10am - 6pm


5401 Ballard Ave NW

Mon 12pm - 8pm
Tues - Fri 10am - 8pm
Sat Sun 11am - 7pm