Floral Designer

Job Summary

Responsible for artistically arranging flowers to make wedding bouquets, wreaths, corsages, and other decorations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Arrange both real and artificial flowers for display at occasions or in the home or office.
  • Fill special orders for holidays or other occasions.
  • Make traditional corsages, bouquets, wreaths, and wedding decorations, as well as other kinds of original designs.
  • Create original designs.
  • Negotiate price for arrangements.
  • Fulfill large orders.
  • Work with clients to fulfill their vision for occasions such as weddings, funerals, or celebrations and events.
  • Work with a wide range of foliage and flowers.
  • Find vendors to supply seasonal flowers.
  • Order and purchase flowers and supplies from wholesalers and growers.
  • Cut stems to proper length.
  • Keep flowers watered and fresh.
  • Discard wilting or dead arrangements.
  • Wait on customers in floral shop.
  • Inform customers about the care, maintenance, and handling of flowers and foliage.
  • Provide advice and suggestions for flower selection.
  • Prepare window displays.
  • Unpack flowers and prepare for storage.
  • Deliver flowers to clients if necessary.