Texas Original, Award Winning AVEDA Salon Spa

AVANT Salon has an opening for Experienced AVEDA Colorist who is ready to be Very Busy!!


Avant Aveda Salon and Spa is seeking an Experienced AVEDA Colorist to contribute to our team’s upbeat attitude and morale. Aveda background is preferred, but not mandatory. Applicant must have a can-do attitude and be flexible to the demands of the salon, our guests, and their teammates. A very busy salon looking for a Team Player, who loves AVEDA and Education!

Founded in 1983, Avant continues to be the ultimate salon and day spa in both San Antonio and Austin, Texas. 30 years later Avant still retains the edge it was built on. An innovative approach to education, superior customer service and marketing together with a visionary business philosophy has positioned Avant Garde as a team with a great future. Avant was recognized by Salon Today in 2016 as having one of North Americas Best and most Innovative Education Programs.

AVANT Salon Spa has a clear vision: to be the very best. The best salon in the SA & ATX markets… and beyond. A place where our clients desire to return again and again for the perfect, luxurious experience. A place where our employees look forward to coming to work each day, knowing that they’re part of a team where everyone is encouraged and supported, where they’re able to make a difference, where they can truly grow their career in a professional, respectful, world-class customer-service, team-oriented environment.

Avant is a company where excellence and impeccable service are the standards. Our salons and spas have a relaxed environment with an energy level that can only be associated with progressive work in action. Our purpose is to be an educational destination.

If you are the kind of person who says “We” not “Me!” you are on a quest to learn and grow, you love people (and show it), you are a Day Maker, you love hair, beauty and fashion, you care about your environment (global and local), then Please fill out an application.

Paid vacation, holidays, wellness days
Medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurances
Performance based pay (hourly + tips or commission + tips)
40% off Aveda products for employees
40% off services for employees’ immediate family members
“Almost free” employee services
Continuous Education
Opportunity to advance in your career
continuous education
Avant encourages education providing you with the opportunity to advance into positions such us Salon Educator, Artistic Director, Mentors to name just a few.

We provide concentrated, comprehensive education from the very first day in the Protege Training Program to help you reach your full artistic potential and achieve the income you desire. Our apprenticeship programs are designed to develop technical, marketing, artistic and customer service skills.

Avant educators have been featured at USA top Educational events including American Excellence, Serious Business, Midwest Beauty Show, Aveda Congress, Neill Quality College, Aveda Business College and more.

We bring guest speakers and educators from around the country to our salons and spa on a regular basis. We provide you with ongoing opportunities to attend classes and seminars around the world.

“Best of” by Austin Chronicle 16 times
“Best Salon” Fashion Week
“Top 200 Salon USA” Salon Today Magazine
“Best Salon” “Best Stylist” InStyle Magazine
“Best Salon” “Best Color Salon” Marie Claire, Elle, Harpers Bazaar, Allure

“Best Hair Salon” – Austin Chronicle 2011
Y’all love Avant. You just can’t help yourselves. Owner Roy Fredericks is a true pioneer in Austin’s beauty scene with decades of successful salons under his belt. Extraordinarily talented stylists go through Avant’s meticulous training process, ensuring that when you see an Avant haircut, you know it’s an Avant haircut. With his ever-growing empire in Central Texas, Fredericks and Avant will be remembered as the foundation upon which our current fashion scene was built.”


Position Description: The Stylist performs color or cut (we are a departmentalized salon), style, treatment and consultation services for Avant Salon Spa clients. Essential duties and responsibilities for this position include: Maintain relevant licenses and ensures licenses are available for display where services are provided Obtain client information through use of intake forms and/or addendums for each client, assessing problems and conditions and consulting with client on recommended treatments Display a professional, positive, outgoing, energetic and respectful attitude towards clients and coworkers at all times Record detailed notes on salon clients, including contraindications, allergies, medications, formulas and treatment preferences. Actively and regularly participate in sales and marketing events, campaigns and assigned tasks to grow business, create repeat client requests and meet sales and retail goals Stay up-to-date and educated on retail lines and products and proactively promote these products to salon clients Attend and participate in departmental trainings and salon staff meetings Present a polished, professional image at all times Maintain correspondence with clients, including writing thank you notes and other treatment follow up communications to develop and retain repeat clients Complete side work duties as directed by Front Desk Leads or Salon Coordinator A demonstrated ability to perform a wide range of hair styling services Excellent communication skills (written and spoken) The desire and ability to exemplify AVANT’s mission, vision and values in every interaction with clients and coworkers A commitment to punctuality and reliability The ability to work nights, weekends and some holidays

Compensation: Hourly/Commission

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