Founded in 1945, with beginnings on the Northwest side of Chicago, Walter E. Smithe is a 4th generation, family-owned furniture retailer. We take pride in being a family owned and operated company with roots in the community and passion for furniture. The commitment to Walter E Smithe’s family of employees comes from top down, as evidenced by the tenure of many of our employees.
Known for our “You dream it. We build it" approach, our clients rely on us to provide unlimited possibilities. Our unparalleled selection in 11 showrooms throughout Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana allow clients to customize hand crafted furniture from over 200 vendors – all under one roof. Help build someone’s dream!
Why Walter E. Smithe?
Opportunity – This is not just a job – It’s a career! Uncapped commission structure AND independence to run your own design business with in a retail center. Advancement opportunities available.
Training – We invest in you! The Smithe Training Program consists of classroom instruction, hands on learning and time on the sales floor designed to give you an overview of life as a Smithe Designer. You’ll receive training on design, products, sales, business practices and computer technology. In the last weeks of the program, you will be working fully with clients, applying the skills you’ve learned while being mentored.
Culture – As an interior designer, you will work in a family-oriented, fun environment that allows you to enjoy daily variety and the opportunity to meet new people!
Help build someone’s dream! Apply today!