At MATTEO, we have been designing and manufacturing in Los Angeles since 1996. We like to say we’re cut from a different cloth. We make everything by hand right here in our factory in Boyle heights. We are deeply committed to creating jobs and building community through manufacturing.

If you have a passion for our brand and our mission we would love to hear how you can make our team better and our impact greater. To be our best, we need talented, driven people like you. Let’s talk.

 

OPEN POSITIONS

 

Personal / Administrative Assistant

Overview:

As we grow, we are looking for a Personal / Administrative Assistant to support our CEO and management team. Ideal candidates possess an interest in design, real estate, architecture, manufacturing and sewn textiles along with strong communication and project management skills. We are looking for someone with heaps of common sense and a passion for finding the right answer.

If you have a "no task too small, or too large" mindset, and are eager to learn while assisting in various departments, we would love to hear how you can make our team better and our impact greater. To be our best, we need talented, driven people like you. Let’s talk.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with project management - ensure completion of tasks as assigned to vendors and co-workers.
  • Assist the CEO and management team with administrative, organizational and scheduling tasks.
  • Facilitate communication between intercompany teams and contractors.
  • Coordinate and follow up with contractors, ensure projects are completed.
  • Research various projects related to design, landscaping, real estate, marketing and production.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Project management experience
  • Excellent communication, research, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Previous experience managing teams

Wholesale Account Executive

Overview:

We are looking for an experienced Wholesale Account Executive with home furnishings experience to spearhead our growing business efforts. If you have achieved organic sales growth in the lifestyle / home decor space we want to hear from you.

If you have a passion for our brand and our mission we would love to hear how you can make our team better and our impact greater. To be our best, we need talented, driven people like you. Let’s talk.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all B2B sales (stores, ecommerce accounts, hospitality)
  • Meet sales goals and outline growth strategy
  • Build relationships with current customers and seek new customers
  • Local, domestic, and international travel to visit customers and attend industry events

 

Qualifications:

  • Proven track record of sales success in the home furnishings industry
  • Experience managing trade and wholesale accounts
  • Strong follow-up and ability to build business relationships
  • Solid sales presentation and communication skills
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Some travel required (25%)

 

Design Assistant

Overview:

The Design Department at MATTEO is looking for a creative candidate with a fundamental background in design yet is in the process of refining their skill sets and establishing their point of view. This Candidate is someone who wants to develop themselves laterally across different facets of the design process-working with color, texture, print. This Candidate wants to nurture a concept and see it to fruition.

As a company, MATTEO is constantly learning and improving, never passive, and always enthusiastic when it comes to the art of creating a product. This Candidate will look at the 25-year history of MATTEO to help find its future.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design Boards: The Design Assistant will 'own' the design boards. Any changes, evolutions or iterations will be kept updated by the Design Assistant. They will ensure that the information on the boards is tidy and relevant.
  • Print Development: The Design Assistant will help explore print concepts through hand-sketch or Adobe Illustrator. They will work on color and scale iterations to present to the Design Manager for feedback and critique.
  • Design Research: The Design Assistant will study the homewares category to learn what people want, not just what other brands are offering. They will also pull references from other textile driven industries-if relevant-to underscore a concept.
  • Samples: The Design Assistant will help organize and track sample developments, communicating from time to time with vendors to either receive updates or provide instruction.
  • Marketing Projects: The Design Assistant will assist the Marketing team in organizing or gathering samples for photoshoots, if requested.
  • Production support: The Design Assistant will be available to assist in other departments during peak capacity times, or as instructed.

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Familiarity or proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • BFA in a relevant field or equivalent portfolio experience preferred
  • Fundamental understanding of sewing operations, textiles, dye process and vernacular
  • Keen understanding of priorities and ability to reprioritize as needed
  • Extreme attention to detail and maintaining accuracy
  • Strong organizational mindset

 

Our design headquarters and manufacturing facility is located in the Boyle Heights neighborhood, just over the bridge from downtown Los Angeles.

 

1000 E Cesar E. Chavez Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90033

humanresources@matteola.com

(213)617–2813