Careers

At Wisteria, we’re always searching for unique finds and that extends to our team members as well. We curate treasures found around the globe, while at the same time finding a way to help make the world a better place. We love meeting people who want to do the same and consider themselves innovative, creative, collaborative, and gracious toward others.

We believe every home tells a story; that each piece should have personal meaning to help consumers express their unique style. If you like that idea and have your own story to share, you just might find a home at Wisteria.



Current Openings

The Position:

Wisteria and OKA, two high-end interior lifestyle brands, are looking for an experienced Director of Interior Design / Trade Services to effectively lead and develop the strategy, sales and the day to day management of Wisteria and OKA US Trade Services Program. Both companies share a passion for excellent product design, creating an engaging customer experience and for growing a direct-to-consumer business.

Responsibilities include:

  • All Trade Revenue
    • Designer Trade Program: Sales to accredited Interior Designers
    • In-Store Interior Design Services: Store Design Staff providing Interior Design Services directly to Wisteria store customers
    • Catalog/Web Interior Design Services: Creating a pilot program to offer design services to our web-based customers
    • Commercial Trade Program: B2B sales through Hospitality (hotels, restaurants, etc.) and Wholesale channels
  • ROI and profitability goals for all Trade channels
  • Marketing strategy for all four channels
  • Implement and direct clear sales, marketing, and distribution strategy for all trade programs
  • Leadership, Management, and Accountability

You'll also be expected to:

  • Help create and meet annual budget goals for each program
  • Train staff and ensure Trade and Interior Design services represent Wisteria Brand
  • Provide exceptional customer service levels for all channels
  • Work with Marketing Department to develop initiatives to generate sales and attract/ retain clients for Trade and Interior Design Services
  • Present new product development ideas to Design Team that represent the needs of Interior Design or Trade clients
  • Work closely with Wisteria Design/Development Team to ensure product for Trade and Design Services meet necessary safety and quality standards
  • Create a “Rare Bird” (unusual, one-of-a-kind finds) program for Trade Services
  • Represent Wisteria at Trade Shows targeting hospitality, design firms, etc.

You'll be suited for the position if you:

  • Are comfortable building programs from concept
  • Thrive managing multiple projects at once and can adapt to changing priorities
  • Are comfortable being accountable and holding others accountable
  • Have strong project management skills
  • Are assertive and resourceful

KPIs include:

  • Meet Trade Services revenue and profitability plan: per P&L by month

Experience and degrees:

We are looking more for the right person than a person with a list of degrees or experience, however, it may be helpful to be that right person if you have the following:

  • Experience managing Trade/ Interior Design programs
  • Experience with P&L accountability
  • Leadership experience with all levels of staff
  • Self-motivated, “Can-do” attitude
  • Luxury Home Décor experience, preferred

Wisteria / OKA strives to make the world a better place by creating beauty and meaning and we are looking for someone who shares this passion. If this sounds like you, APPLY NOW!
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The Position:

Wisteria is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic professional for the position of Technical Furniture Designer. As a member of this team the Technical Furniture Designer will report to the Product Design and Development Manager and work closely with the VP of Design to design and build technical drawings of potential products. The Product Designer must have experience in managing multiple projects, possess strong organization skills, have good time management, and be a creative problem solver.

Responsibilities include:

  • Designing technical drawings of potential home decor and furniture via SolidWorks CAD and hand sketches
    • Provide product specification information to Vendors
    • Photoshop images, as needed, for Wisteria’s Wall Art Gallery
    • You'll also be expected to:

      • Meet KPIs for the position as well as support Departmental KPIs
      • Revise drawings as needed by the vendors
      • Research manufacturing techniques in the current marketplace
      • Maintain a professional atmosphere
      • This is a full-time position that sometimes includes working more than 40 hours a week

      You'll be suited for the position if you:

      • Are goal driven and a self-starter
      • Have the ability to multi-task and prioritize
      • Are eager to learn, excited to conquer challenges and seek opportunity
      • Have strong time management and organizational skills
      • Have strong attention to details, design specifics, and dates
      • Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
      • Are an independent thinker, and have planning and follow-through skills
      • Self-motivated and decisive
      • Ability to execute under accelerated timeframes
      • Ability to quickly adapt to change in priorities and vision
      • Have a passion for home furnishings

      Experience and degrees:

      We are looking more for the right person than a person with a list of degrees or experience, however, it may be helpful to be that right person if you have the following:

      • 1-2 years of experience in technical design. Furniture design experience is a plus
      • Experienced user of SolidWorks
      • Experienced user of all Microsoft applications such as Excel, Outlook, and Word
      • Experienced user of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
      • Knowledge of federal and/or state regulations on materials used in manufacturing of furniture, textiles, and lighting
      • Knowledge of file handling and transferring
      • Knowledge of scanning and digital camera advanced techniques

      • Wisteria strives to make the world a better place by creating beauty and meaning and we are looking for someone who shares this passion. If what you’ve read up till now is exciting to you and you can’t wait to start,
        APPLY NOW

Wisteria provides intern opportunities Spring, Summer, and Fall. If you consider yourself curious, innovative, creative, collaborative, and gracious toward others and have interest in learning more about an internship with Wisteria, click on the titles below to learn more:


Summer 2019