Careers


Careers

 

From the United States to Europe, York Wallcoverings can be found all over the world. Recognized for its great people and high engagement work environment, we welcome hard working and innovative leaders to join our growing organization!

York Wallcoverings is America's oldest and largest producer of wallcoverings and peel & stick wall decals, sold domestically as well as in over 80 different countries. We have been operating for more than 120 years, and are proud of our global product footprint and our greatest asset – our employees! Headquartered in York, Pennsylvania, we're a design-to-manufacture company, specializing in wallpaper and wall décor, selling beautiful products created by our own talented and creative people.

We offer:

  • Great benefits. We work aggressively to keep health care costs controlled and affordable. We have a special, lower premium cost for employees participating in certain wellness initiatives.
  • Challenging, craftsperson or artisan-based jobs that give you a chance to grow and demonstrate your abilities.
  • A great work environment, where people work well together and treat each other with respect and care.
  • A place where rewards are based on your contributions and opportunities are afforded to those with initiative.

We employ a wide range of workers, including production roles, design jobs, and support staff:

  • Press Helpers
  • Manufacturing Associates
  • Warehouse Associates
  • Finishing Associates
  • Maintenance Technicians
  • Graphic Designers
  • Studio Stylists
  • Assistant Stylists
  • Customer Service Associates
  • Accounting Professionals
  • Account Representatives
  • And many others . . .

Our Core Values

We call them the 5 C's:

CHARACTER

  • Approaches every interaction with honesty, integrity, and trust
  • Strives to do what is right
  • Upholds and models the total set of values

COMMITMENT

  • Personally invested in the company's values and goals
  • Passionate about our ownership in the company's success
  • Responsible with the company's resources, treating them like we would our own

CARING

  • Works well with others to achieve our common goals
  • Treats others respectfully and as partners
  • Recognizes the value of others by encouraging and helping them succeed
  • Makes the safety and well-being of others his/her primary concern

COMMUNICATION

  • Regarded as a good listener with an open mind
  • Is receptive to the ideas of others
  • Shares knowledge appropriately
  • Takes personal responsibility for communicating clearly and effectively

CUSTOMER FOCUS

  • Works to provide a memorable customer experience, both with internal and external customers
  • Anticipates and provides what the customer expects, including design options, product, and service quality
  • Strives to find ways to meet customer requests, not reasons why s/he can't

Interested in joining our team? Please see a listing of our current open positions below. Applicants should send a resume to staffing@yorkwall.com noting the position(s) being applied for.

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Wallpaper Designer/Colorist

York Wallcoverings, an innovative wall décor company, is searching for a Wallpaper Designer/Colorist to assist in the creation of wallcovering and special projects by carrying out design and coloring functions associated with product development.

Essential Duties:

  • Assist in the development of wallcovering collections and presentation / tradeshow materials
  • Organize, prepare and assist during sales and design / color meetings
  • Upload images into the Digital Asset Management System (D.A.M.) and use of the D.A.M. during product development
  • Prepare sales materials
  • Prepare detailed information for manufacturing
  • Responsible for adhering to timelines and budgets during the product development process

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Fine Art or Design
  • 3 years of experience in wallpaper or fabric design is required
  • Strong proficiency with coloring in Photoshop and/or AVA is essential
  • Understanding of print separations and ability to develop design pattern in repeat
  • Working knowledge of artistic definitions and an acumen for color
  • Extreme attention to detail, accuracy, and efficiency
  • Advanced organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and adapt to change
  • Ability to be proactive and carry out assignments independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and achieve goals/deadlines
  • Proficiency with MAC navigation and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Position requires candidate to live within daily commutable distance from York, PA

Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a resume and salary requirements to Staffing@yorkwall.com.

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Account Manager – Los Angeles, CA

York Wallcoverings, a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of wallcoverings and wall decor, is searching for an Account Manager to effectively manage its general California territory. The territory includes California, Nevada, and Utah. Ideal location for this position is in the LA market.

The Account Manager is primarily responsible for managing accounts and executing sales strategies for the region in alliance with Divisional goals and targets. The Successful Candidate will: "Sell" the York Wallcovering and Roommates Brands, drive growth, increase market share penetration through Distribution, enhance profitability within the assigned sales territory, and develop superior customer relationships with Key Regional Accounts. The Account Manager is responsible for developing superior working relationships to ensure that superior performance is delivered for the customers. The Account Manager is responsible for the development and execution of a comprehensive strategic plan to drive sales and profitability for key accounts within the territory, to achieve the assigned sales and profitability targets, and to secure placement and sales of all new products. Additional responsibilities will include a field analysis on key trends, competitive activity, and general marketplace activity. The Account Manager will also handle customer service and resolution as well as take full responsibility for overcoming the dynamic territory and account challenges which confront salespeople in order to achieve the assigned sales and profitability targets.

If you are highly motivated with a proven track record for increasing sales, this is an opportunity you do not want to miss. We are looking for an individual with excellent communication, organization skills, a good sense for color and design, and strong presentation skills. Qualified applicants must be willing to travel extensively (primarily day travel).

Qualifications:

  • 4-year College degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5 -8 years of Sales, Management, and/or Multiple Channel experience (Experience in the home decor, furnishings, consumer products or fashion/design industry preferred)
  • Superior Teamwork Skills
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Superior Communication / Presentation Skills
  • Customer Relationship Management / Composure
  • Strong Organizational skills
  • Strong Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills
  • Persuasive / Sales Ability / Negotiation Skills

If you are interested in this fresh, exciting opportunity complete with salary, incentives, company vehicle, expenses and complete benefits package, please apply. E.O.E.

Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a resume and salary requirements to Staffing@yorkwall.com.

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Commercial Team Operations Manager

York Wallcoverings, a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of wallcoverings, is searching for a Commercial Team Operations Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage commercial orders, including custom orders from product development stages through the manufacturing process
  • Interface with customers regarding pricing, quality, and service expectations
  • Set pricing parameters for commercial products
  • Work with the finance team to manage commercial forecasts, monthly sales volume expectations, and setting sales expectations. Provide sales data to the commercial team, Managing Director, finance and executive team
  • Monitor the profitability of the commercial division, including end of life cycle inventory, as well as track profitability of programs and brands
  • Communicate with internal teams to be certain that all orders are being efficiently managed and processed
  • Provide pricing and logistic support to the International and York Direct Sales team on commercial projects
  • Review technical and regulatory management of information provided to customers for commercial designs
  • Provide expertise on installation of commercial wallcovering

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or a related field
  • Demonstrated experience with commercial wallcoverings, either from a manufacturing, design, sales or product development background
  • Ability to collaborate with both company personnel and external customers
  • Strong proficiency with Excel, financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve

Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a resume and salary requirements to Staffing@yorkwall.com.

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Graphic Designer - Wall Decor

York Wallcoverings, Inc., a leader in the manufacture and design of wallcoverings, is seeking a creative artist with experience and talent in graphic design and illustration to join our creative team in our RoomMates Wall Decal and new Linden Ave Wall Art Divisions. We digitally create or modify product designs and original and licensed art so that specifications can easily be shared with our sourcing department. Hand-in-hand with creativity (the fun stuff) there is an equal amount of operational grit and procedural hard work.

Requirements:

  • Must understand the York Wallcoverings aesthetic and be able to spot new design and product trends online and at retail.
  • Must have an eye for color, detail, typography and composition
  • Illustration and hand-lettering skills are preferred.
  • Working with spec sheets, die lines, color-proofing, factory communications, prototype checking and regulatory compliance.
  • Ability to collaborate with our sales representatives, retail customers and factories, regarding in-house product initiatives and direction.
  • Strong design/illustration skills in both computer and traditional mediums.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) is essential.

Education/Experience:

  • BFA/Fine Arts/Graphic Design or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience.

To be considered for this position, applicants will be required to provide access to a portfolio of creative work. Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter, which states your salary requirements, with your resume to Staffing@yorkwall.com.

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Application process:

 

All positions can be applied to via the referenced link. The on-line application will allow you to attach a resume, which is highly encouraged.

Base requirements for consideration:

  1. We require all employees to have a high school diploma or GED, with some jobs requiring higher levels of education
  2. All offers extended are contingent upon a satisfactory background check
  3. We are a drug-free and tobacco-free company
  4. We are an equal opportunity employer

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DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS

 

We provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with a disability, provided it does not create an undue hardship on the company. Employees and applicants who feel they need a reasonable accommodation should direct such requests to the Human Resources Department. Upon receipt of an accommodation request, the Human Resources Department will meet with the individual employee to discuss and identify the precise limitations resulting from the disability and any potential accommodation(s). Personnel from the Human Resources Department, in conjunction with the other individuals who have a need to know such information and who assist in the accommodation process, will determine whether any proposed accommodation is feasible. The Company will engage in a good faith interactive process with the employee or applicant to decide on an appropriate and effective accommodation, if possible.

Medical information provided during this process is maintained confidential. The Company will take reasonable precautions to protect medical information from inappropriate disclosure. Managers and other employees have a responsibility to respect and maintain the confidentiality of employee medical information. Anyone inappropriately disclosing medical information is subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.