Malakye Weekly is back in action, dishin' out the latest goods to tantalize those taste buds. This weeks JobWire is like 31 Flavors; there's a little something for everyone, and not to mention the latest content on Malakye including our Company Q&A, Industrial Profile, News and Forumsbelow.
If you need a break, check out the Balloon Bowl Skate Jam below. It will remind you of yester-year when you played in the McDonalds ball pen. Balloons and backside disasters, that's what it's all about!
Malakye is bringing the "Schwartz" with this weeks Celebrity Look Alike Malarkye. ASR's Sales Manager Dan Moylan seriously looks like the handsome Lone Star (Bill Pullman) from Spaceballs! Check it out below for laughs and kicks.
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In this week's celebrity look-a-like, we believe to have found the secret past of ASR Sales Manager extraordinaire Dan Moylan (right). As you'll see in these photos, he bears a striking resemblance to Lone Starr (Bill Pullman, left) in Spaceballs! Is Dan Moylan a space-traveling super-hero, or a mild-mannered soon to be father funny man? Next time you see him it might be worth asking him that question!
WHO GOT HIRED?
The newest member of the Black Box team is Joe Johnson. He is now the new Senior Apparel and Accessories Designer.
Paul Cote' found himself an Inside Sales Representative position at High Grade distribution (Satori Movement/Creation/Upful). He's been there for a month and loving it!
What tops crab cakes and football you ask? According to Jonathan Marino, road rash, powerslides and sweet ol’ California concrete does. While living in Maryland (get it, crab cakes & football), Jonathan realized it wasn't the best place to get a job in the skate industry, so he packed his bags and headed out to the “Concrete Jungle” we call Southern California. Now that’s shooting for the stars, as he would call it! Determination, persistency, networking, and his number one passion, skateboarding, enabled Jonathan to slide into the ranks of Filmer/Editor at 411vm. This was no easy task, so read on to learn more about Jonathan's journey to success. MORE >>
Company Q&A: Woodward at Copper Mtn.
Once Woodward at Copper is open to the public, the mountains will never be the same. What is right now a project, or facility in the making, will soon be a marquee example of a mountain resort evolving in stride with its visitors. Woodward at Copper is a year-round training facility with an indoor component spanning nearly 20,000 square feet and featuring all of the right “training apparatus” to enable riders of snowboards and skis to progress as individuals and push the evolution of snowsports. It's coming soon. MORE >>
Balloon Bowl Skate Jam: Check it out!
Could you imagine skating a clover bowl pull of, well, balloons? Apparently these guys did! Shredding this thing is pretty much like skating blind. Click the picture to check it out for yourself!
Cover Letters That Work: Think you've got cover letters down to a science? You'll think twice after reading this forum!
Labeling: Looking to put out some SMU (Special Make Up) product? Well, here's some advice! Poly-bag Substitute?Are there alternative or eco-friendly ways to substitute poly-bags? One person chimed in with a very educated opinion. Join in & add some info!
If you are an established Sales Rep and you are interested in getting the word on available lines before it hits the streets - send us an email: email@example.com! Don't forget your name, email and territory!
Rip Curl, in Costa Mesa, Calif., needs an International Coordinator (4+ yrs exp) to consolidate all international licensee samples and production orders for RCU’s Men’s and Girls products; deliver RCU product and marketing information to all international licensees.
Black Box Distribution, in Carlsbad, Calif., needs a full-time In-house Graphic Designer with a minimum 3+ years of experience to be responsible for helping in all aspects of DESIGN for the ZERO and MYSTERY skateboard brand’s graphics and apparel.
Black Box Distribution, in Carlsbad, Calif., needs anIn-House Freehand Illustrator with 3+ years experience to design graphics and illustration art for skateboard graphics and apparel.
A Confidential Company, in San Diego, Calif., needs a Snowboard Engineer Designerwith 4+ years experience. This position is open to people anywhere in the U.S.
Gator Boards Inc., in Murrieta, Calif., is looking for an Office & Distribution Managerwith 2+ years experience to manage all office and shipping staff and oversee all facets of its business.
Toolshed Sports Int'l, a manufacturer of performance apparel for all athletic endeavors based in Costa Mesa, Calif., is looking for a Production & Development Managerwith 3+ years experience and foreman mentality to run a team that will insure quality saleable product with on time delivery.
Holly crap, you left your wallet in El Segundo?Don't stress though! While you're there you can talk to Globe about their new Key Accounts Manager position, as long as you have 2+ years experience in footwear and apparel of course.
Rip Curl, in Costa Mesa, Calif., needs aRetail Buyer with 4+ years experience to manage seasonal buys for 15 stores. It is absolutely essential you have a retail buying background.
Rip Curl is a product of "The Search," and they're looking past the breakers and over the mountains for a Footwear Designer / Developer with 3+ years experience to surf on into their location in Costa Mesa, Calif.
Do you love the sweet, sweet smell of cardboard, the gummy flavor of masking tape, and twisting bubble wrap till it goes "POP"? If you are looking to join Nixon as an Inventory Control Coordinator, you're in luck.
April 18, 2008
O'Neill Canada, is looking for Freelance Snowsport Designers (5+ yrs exp) to freestyle down the slopes and into their European design team based in Montreal, Quebec.
Backcountry.com, in Park City, Utah, has an outstanding opportunity for an Assistant Merchandise Division Buyer to join its men’s department and execute the buys within the limits of the financial plans supplied by the planning department under the assortment direction of the Merchandise Manager.
Vans, in Cypress, Calif., is looking for a Category Manager (Girl's Footwear) with 5+ years experience to initiate and lead product concept, design and development process.
Quiksilver, in Huntington Beach, Calif., needs a Cost Accounting Clerkto review and identify cost variances, identify costing errors and communicate findings to staff.
Yoshimura R&D Of America, in Chino, Calif., needs a R&D Design Engineer to fill an entry level design/CAD position.
Pacific Sunwear, in Anaheim, Calif., is looking for Graphic Designers to join their team.
Merrell Apparel, in Portland, Ore., is seeking a women’s technical outerwear and performance Senior Apparel Designer with 5+ years experience to join its team.
Merrell Apparel, in Portland, Ore., is also seeking an Apparel Developerwith 5+ years experience to join its team and support & assist design in establishing all product specifications required in the Tech Pack.
Media X International, in Corona, Calif., is looking for a Video Editor (Digital Content Management) with 2+ years experience to manage video content, edit short form pieces for multi-platform digital distribution, log footage, and work with all In-house departments.
Do you think you're freaky fresh with all the style in the world now that you bought the Inc. Collection with a stolen credit card? If so, you better watch out! Alstyle Apparel Inc., in Anaheim, Calif., is currently looking for a Collections/Credit Representative to hunt you down.
Are you an old timer just begging to share your best recipes in Graphic Design? If that's a heck yeah, Billabong is lookin' to wheel in a Senior Graphic Designer with 3+ years experience to its location in Irvine, Calif.
If you're in the market for a top-of-line mentor with a sense of humor, no dress sense, and a raging case of haletosis, Billabong, in Irvine, Calif., is also looking to bring in a Graphic Designer with only 2+ years experience to its Junior's R&D Department.
JR286 Inc., in Redondo Beach, Calif., needs a Senior Accessories Designer to execute the design process from conception to final prototype for assigned product(s).
New Era, in Irvine, Calif., needs a Production Artist to develop specs for its action sports OEM partners and internal action sports programs. Whether it's here or there, New Era needs you everywhere!
Top Heavy Design Studios, in Temecula, Calif., needs a Merchandiserwith 4+ years experience who knows what's happening in the boys' bottoms business with knowledge of denim, fleece, twills,canvas, fits ,fabric, and styling.
Tilly's, in Irvine, Calif., also needs an Assistant Technical Designer with knowledge of garment construction for fashion knit tops, bottoms, and outer wear.
Quiksilver needs aStore Manager for its location in Las Vegas, Nev.
BambooSK8, in Pacific Palisades, Calif., is looking for some serious Generalist Interns who are willing to get down to brass tactics and handle responsibilities including (but not limited to) research, PR, marketing and sales.
April 17, 2008
Earth Products, home of Adio footwear in Carlsbad, Calif., is looking for someone to leap into the cyber world as its E-Commerce Administrator. This person will plan, schedule, and direct data flow between its content management data base and Earth products ERP/ WMS/Web stores.
Rip Curl is on the search for a Top's Designer (Mens) with 4+ years experience and a strong product design skills.
Are you a Senior Footwear Designer with 4+ years experience? If you are, C1RCA, in San Clemente, Calif., is looking for you!
C1RCA, in San Clemente, Calif., also needs a Footwear Design Assistant to collaborate closely with the entire design team (footwear, apparel and graphic) to ensure that synergies are used.
Rusty, in Irvine, Calif., is looking for a Senior Boardshort Designer (Mens) with 5+ years experience to shake off the iron oxide, oil up those joints and bring revolutionary design ideas to the table.
FUEL TV, in Los Angeles, Calif., is looking to get acquainted with an acquisitive Acquisitions Manager who's acquired 3+ years experience to identify and license quality content for its 24/7 action sports and lifestyle cable network.
Rip Curl, in Costa Mesa, Calif., is looking for a Technical Design Manager (Apparel) with 4+ years experience to communicate with overseas factories, establish fit, construction and specifications guidelines and developing tech packages for a range of sportswear and swimwear styles.
JanSport, in San Leandro, Calif., needs a Brand Coordinator (Performance) with 5+ years experience to identify, develop, and execute technology stories across marketing various vehicles.
Black Box, in Carlsbad, Calif., is looking for a talented Junior Footwear Designer with 2+ years experience to assist the senior designers & product manager with Fallen Footwear's direction. Black Box is home to Zero, Mystery, Fallen and Slave.
Black Box, in Carlsbad, Calif., is also looking for an experiencedApparel & Accessories Designer to be responsible for the design and creation of Black Box soft goods product lines.
Independent Trading Company, in San Clemente, Calif., is looking for someone wholoves cloths, producing and helping people, an Apparel Production Assistant that is! This is an excellent opportunity for an eager candidate who has some background or coursework in apparel.
Wouldn't you like to work from home so you could chill in your jam jams, rock your penny loafers and watch season three of MacGyver? This can become a reality if you get hired as a Freelance Graphic Designers for Glas Apparel.Check them out!
Creative Recreation, a small fast growing independent footwear company located in Los Angeles, Calif., has an immediate opening for a Production Managerwith 5+ years experience.
Petrol Eyewear, a newly launched sunglass company in Huntington Beach, Calif., is looking for an Inside Sales Associatewith 2+ years experience.
Vans Retail, in Vancouver, Wash., is looking for people to fill its Store Management position at its new store due to open July 2008 in the Vancouver Mall.
April 16, 2008
A Confidential Private Label Company, specializing in the Surf/Skate/Sports industries based in Irvine, Calif., is looking for someone to dig their way through planet earth until they reach its Sourcing & Production Manager(Asia) position on the other side.
The Transworld Media, in Oceanside, Calif., needs an Event Manager (Board Titles) with 4+ years experience to be involved in a variety of capacities supporting TransWorld's boardsports (surf / snowboarding) marketing efforts.
Just in case you haven't heard yet, Incase Designs, a California-based bag and case brand with its roots in the technology, music and street culture communities, is looking for a PR & Marketing Coordinatorwith 2+ years experience.
OluKai, in Aliso Viejo, Calif., needs an Accounting Clerk to handle a variety of tasks, reporting directly to the controller.
Mage Design, in Los Angeles, Calif., needs a Graphic Art Directorwith 3+ years experience to design innovative and compelling graphics and prints for all phases of garment graphic design.
Killer Dana, in San Juan Capistrano, Calif., needs a killer Customer Service Managerwith 3+ years experience to represent and manage all customer service related tasks.
Streamline Design, Inc., makers of Coastal Classics and Old Guys Rule, is looking for an experienced Purchasing Associate/Inventory Analystto glide right in to its location in Ventura, Calif.
IPATH Footwear, in Torrance, Calif., is looking for a Product Managerwith 8+ years experience. If you have the skills and experience, find your path to a great career and apply!
Quiksilver, in Huntington Beach, Calif., needs an Human Resources Generalistwith 5+ years experience to assist with the management of all HR related functions for Quiksilver Retail.
Rusty, in Irvine, Calif., is seeking a dynamic and creative Apparel Designer with 5+ years experience to polish up its junior's division.
If you'd rather inhale a salty mass of sea water than bite the bust, you possess the spirit of Poseidon young ones, and this is exactly what Olukai, based in Aliso Viejo, Calif., is searching for! They need a Women's Footwear Designer to design women’s fashion footwear and sandals.
OluKai, based in Southern California, is looking for a Technical Rep/OluKai Ambassador to ensure healthy sell through of OluKai Premium Footwear products at the retail level.
Vans, in Cypress, Calif., needs a Footwear Category Manager (Classics) with 5+ years experience to initiate and lead the product concept, design, and development process.
Kingsley, a high-end contemporary brand consisting of art and rock inspired graphics that reflect "OUR" generation's culture and fashion sense, needs a Technical Designer / Product Developer in Costa Mesa, Calif. Boa Technology is looking for that lucky someone to toot toot into their Marketing Managerposition in Steamboat Springs, Colo. Candidate needs 5+ years experience, and will work with the sales and marketing team.
Fuse, in New York City, is seeking an Account Supervisor (Skateboarding Editorial Expert) with 4+ years experience and a sound understanding of editorial content and management, media relations, youth culture, action sports (skateboarding and skate culture specifically).
Do you remember when you were young and used to dig your dirty little hands into the Jelly Belly bins at the market? Good times! Well guess what, you can do it all over again as a Sample Coordinator for Rip Curl in Costa Mesa, Calif.
Fox Head, in Morgan Hill, Calif., is currently on the hunt for a Men’s Fleece Designer to be responsible for assisting the Director of Design in creating original, industry leading designs that achieve sales goals of Fox clothing department.
Fox Head, in Morgan Hill, Calif., is looking for an Assistant Designer (Boardshorts/Athletics) to be responsible for assisting the Director of Design in creating original, industry leading designs that achieve sales goals of Fox clothing department.
Billabong, in Irvine, Calif., has an immediate opening for an in-house Quality Control Coordinator to ensure consistency of fit, quality and constructions of garment.
Sun Diego Boardshops (Athleisure Inc.) is looking for a Shift Supervisor to surf on down to San Diego, Calif., and join its store at the Fashion Valley Mall.