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Illesteva is currently seeking an Optician for our retail store in Los Angeles

In 2010, the accessories market was lacking a fresh twist on classic sunglasses, so we founded Illesteva. Our goal is to impart a modern edge to timeless shapes through the integration of contemporary materials.
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This position is for someone who is skilled at assisting customers by performing a variety of Optical tasks and is eager to gain further experience in a customer-facing role. A good Optician should embody the look and feel of the company while providing excellent service to help fulfill customers’ unique requirements.

Your typical day would involve...

  • Assisting customers to determine the best possible eyewear solution that fulfills their needs 
  • Frequent communication with our lab 
  • Taking pupillary distance measurements to correctly center lenses 
  • Fit, confirm, adjust, repair, and dispense eyewear 
  • Temple repair or replacement 
  • Switching out lenses 
  • Assembling custom frames
  • Educating customers on proper fit and use of new lenses during adjustment phase

Getting down to business: the job requirements...

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  • Optical license as required by state law (Certification from the American Board of Opticianry preferred) 
  • 2+ years of Optician experience preferred 
  • Must be self-driven, highly organized and able to multitask 
  • Trustworthy and approachable demeanor 
  • Prior experience working both independently and in a team 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

If you’d like to be considered for the role... Please email a resume and brief cover letter to with the title: Optician