Stylist Job at ULTA SALON, Goleta, CA

  • Goleta, CA

Job Description

We consider applications for this position on an ongoing basis.


Experience a perfect blend of deliberate purpose and clear-eyed vision. At Ulta Beauty, some of the industry’s most highly-esteemed beauty leaders share themselves, as well as their expertise. Building authentic community. Creating a real sense of belonging —even as they’re plotting a bold, strategic course of exciting innovations destined to revolutionize the industry.

Think robust organizational support. Ever-increasing levels of investment. And a healthy dose of personal empowerment and growth opportunity. All with a company of unwavering strength and stability.

We are the future of beauty services. Be part of the transformation.


The Stylist is responsible for engaging with guests, consulting with them on their hair care needs and recommending products and services. The Stylist delivers quality professional services with an emphasis on the guest’s total look. They support the Experience Manager (EM) and the Assistant Services Manager (ASM) through a focus on performance (service sales, and productivity), people (guest service), and process (operating procedures and compliance standards). This position requires a passion for the beauty industry, exceptional guest service, and the aptitude to learn and communicate product knowledge.


The Stylist is a champion of Ulta Beauty’s mission, vision, and values, and should demonstrate them skillfully and consistently by performing the following duties and responsibilities of the position (as well as all other projects/duties as assigned):


  • Perform hair services including hair design, haircuts, color, texture, hair treatments, styling, updos, perms, blowouts, keratin treatments, extensions, makeup applications, and ear piercing (where applicable).
  • Meet or exceed sales goal of $800 average weekly sales and productivity goals for hair services by delivering exceptional guest service and contribute to meeting or exceeding the store’s goals related to retail and service sales, guest loyalty (including credit), and retail shrink as set by Ulta Beauty.
  • Demonstrate business acumen with understanding of business drivers and identified opportunities for growth.
  • Perform product demonstrations with guests to drive sales and the guest service experience.
  • Support the execution of in-store events, promotions, and marketing-initiatives that deliver an unrivaled guest experience.
  • Take the initiative to stay informed regarding new and existing industry trends, products, and services during work time, and be knowledgeable about the ingredients and benefits of these trends, products, and services to better serve guests.
  • Maintain prompt, regular attendance.


  • Develop guest relationships through consultations and appropriate retail and service recommendations.
  • Demonstrate high standards of customer service and salon image standards.
  • Serve all guests, including walk-in guests, in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Develop a partnership with skin therapists and the retail team to provide a total-store and well- rounded guest experience.
  • Establish professional peer and brand partner relationships that foster a shared interest in collaboratively delivering exceptional guest service.
  • Share the benefits of the guest loyalty program, including credit and the Ulta Beauty app, with guests in the salon and on the salesfloor.
  • Attend mandatory trainings and meetings to enable continuous professional development.


  • Be knowledgeable of and ensure compliance with Ulta Beauty policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Follow all safety, sanitation, and infection control procedures before, during, and after services; always ensure compliance with state board guidelines.
  • Follow established service protocols to ensure a consistent and exceptional guest experience.
  • Utilize appropriate booking and clientele systems to book guests for return services and for events.
  • Communicate any supply needs to the EM, ensuring guest readiness at all times.
  • Maintain outstanding store operational standards, including cleanliness of the salon, salesfloor, restrooms, backroom, break area, and any additional assigned area.
  • Adhere to the Ulta Beauty dress code.
  • Protect company assets by following loss prevention best practices and providing exceptional guest service.
  • Execute other operational tasks as directed.



  • Cosmetology license


  • Previous relevant salon experience is preferred.


  • Proficiency with latest salon techniques for performing haircutting, haircolor, lightening, styling, texture, treatment, extensions, makeup, and ear piercing services (where applicable) and/or an aptitude to develop skills and capabilities in all service categories.
  • Proficiency with use of equipment and chemicals needed to perform technical work
  • Proficiency to demonstrate, recommend and sell pro hair care and makeup products
  • Developed communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to build and maintain strong customer relationships, and build clientele


  • Work a flexible schedule to include days, evenings, weekends, and holidays


  • Frequent mobility during shift
  • Continuous lifting and/or moving up to 10 lbs. during shift
  • Frequent stooping, kneeling, bending, reaching, twisting, and crouching during shift
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time during shift
  • Continuous and/or frequent coordination and manipulation of objects during shift

If an associate has a disability that prevents them from performing an essential function of the job, the Company will engage in the interactive process with the associate to determine whether there is a reasonable accommodation that will enable the associate to perform the essential functions of the job.

The pay range for this position is $17.00 - $17.00 / Hour with the opportunity for eligible associates to earn additional compensation pursuant to the Company’s bonus plan. Exact pay will be based on factors including, but not limited to relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, level, shift, geographic location, and business and organizational needs. Full-time positions are eligible for paid time off, health, dental, vision, life and disability benefits. Part-time positions are eligible for dental, vision, life, and disability benefits. For additional information concerning our benefits, visit our Benefits and Career Development page:


At  Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA),  the possibilities are beautiful . Ulta Beauty is the largest North American beauty retailer and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care products, hair care products and salon services. We bring possibilities to life through the power of beauty each and every day in our stores and online with more than 25,000 products from approximately 500 well-established and emerging beauty brands across all categories and price points, including Ulta Beauty’s own private label. Ulta Beauty also offers a full-service salon in every store featuring—hair, skin, brow, and make-up services.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with arrest records, conviction records, or other criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of any applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York City Fair Chance Act.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Permanent employment, Full time, Part time, Local area, Flexible hours, Shift work, Afternoon shift,

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