Summer is finally here everyone! And, the count down is on for "Go Skateboarding Day", so grip your new shred stick, floss those shiny white wheels and make sure you're prepared for June 21! If sidewalk surfing isn't your cup of tea and you'd rather jump in the ocean, "Go Surfing Day" is June 20. Don't feel bad if you're an "Out of Stater," a Cali' vacation may be coming your way.
In the meantime, what better to do with your long summer evenings than check out this week's jam-packed JobWire, a new Industrial Profile with LisaFruggiero from the AST, and the latest CompanyQ&A on Katiet with the Quiksilver Foundation and SurfAid International.
This just in! The Malakye Dance Crew rocks their latest number to "What Is Love," by Haddaway! Lunches at Malakye never get boring, especially when you're bustin' windmills, somersaults and the robot with your co-peeps. Malakye's latest video "Break Dance Fighting" is out now. You got served and you don't even know it yet! Scroll down to check it out.
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WHO GOT HIRED?
Zoot Sports recently hired KarieHalverson to be its new Inside Sales/Customer Service Representative!
Travis Pfahler, whose previous experience includes sales positions with Oakley and Case Group Sales, is now Petrol Eyewear's newest Inside Sales Associate.
Life On A Board now has SeanCarey as its latest Outside Sales Representative.
Julia Tryon (formerly Anderson) is now the TradeShow Coordinator for Quiksilver Visual Merchandising Production!
Company Q&A: Katiet Village with the Quiksilver Foundation & SurfAid International
First, try to pronounce Katiet. Did you end up saying something along the lines of “Cat-e-ought”? Probably not, but let’s keep truckin’! So what is this strange word you ask? Well, this word happens to be a place devoted to helping the people of Katiet, in the Mentawai Islands, live healthier, safer lives. There’s no oil or hidden agenda behind helping these people, but rather an opportunity to help those in need. Thanks to Bruce Raymond, SurfAid International, the Quiksilver Foundation, surfing and people with big hearts, the people of the Mentawai Islands now live healthier, safer lives. MORE >>
Industrial Profile: Lisa Fruggiero - Marketing / Event Coordinator for the Action Sports Tour (AST)
Lisa Fruggiero, the marketing / event coordinator for the Action Sports Tour (AST), unveils her trials and tribulations of how she landed her dream job in the industry. This proved to be no easy task for Lisa, but she worked her way through the motions, never gave up and worked her little tokus off to get herself where she’s at today. The "BrainBank" is waiting, so click here for the full article! MORE >>
Break Dance Fighting with Malakye.com!
Haipha heads up the Malakye Dance Crew while Chad and Josh BRING IT! Think you got moves? Yeah, dream on Timberlake! Take some pointers from the maestros because you're about to get SERVED! Click the photo to view the video.
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 protected]! Don't forget your name, email and territory!
Pack your bags and get ready to travel to San Leandro, California! Why you ask? Well, JanSport needs a ProductDeveloper(Packs & Travel) with 5+ years experience to join it team, so get on it!
JR286 Inc., in RedondoBeach, Calif., is huntin' for a Product Developer (2) with 5+ years experience to develop accessories for both in-line and SMU basis, and play an influential role moving the needle toward product, process and organizational excellence.
REEF, in Carlsbad, Calif., is looking to add a Footwear Designer (3+ yrs exp) to its Girl's Footwear Department.>
A Confidential Company, in MissionViejo, Calif., is looking for a Action Sports Buyer> with 4+ years experience.
O'Neill, in Irvine, Calif., is looking to boost its Accounting Department with the following "2" positions: Senior Accountant (3+ yrs exp) Staff Accountant (2+ yrs exp)
Blue C Advertising, in Newport Beach, Calif., is looking for a Graphic Designer with 5+ years experience to work closely with the creative director, design staff and account service department.
Design By Humans, in Irvine, Calif., is looking for a human who's interested in design to join its team! They're looking for anArt Director (3+ yrs exp) with strong graphic and illustration skills, and an understanding and passion for t-shirt design.
Malakye.com, based in ManhattanBeach, Calif., is looking for an Advertising Sales Consultantwith 5+ years experience to assist in developing an advertising program for yours truly! Click here to apply!
Blitz Distribution, in HuntingtonBeach, Calif., a leading independent developer and distributor of skate hard and soft goods with brands such as Flip, Baker, Birdhouse, SK8MAFIA, Fury and Hook-Up’s, is looking for a Marketing Intern.
Lifted Research Group, Inc., (LRG Clothing) is seeking candidates for the position of Warehouse Manager for their LakeForest/Irvine, Calif., location.
OBEY Clothing, located in Santa Ana, Calif.,is seeking an experienced, motivated and dedicated Warehouse Employee.
DC Shoes Retail, in Irvine, Calif., needs a Store Manager with 3+ years experience to join its team.
May 30, 2008
High Grade Distribution, home to Satori Movement and Creation Skateboards located in the heart of San Francisco, Calif., needs a highly motivated Sales Manager with 3+ years experience in the action sports industry to manage and grow the sales of prebook softgoods lines, and skate hardgoods.
High Grade Distribution, home to Satori Movement and CreationSkateboards located in the heart of San Francisco, Calif., also needs a well-rounded Apparel Developer/Designer (3+ yrs exp) with experience in mens, womens and accessories design to work in Sustainable fashion design with our existing vendors.
Liquid Graphics, a manufacturer of apparel to the action sports in Irvine, Calif., needs a Sales Administratorwith 3+ years experience to manage the order entry process and all front-end elements of the sales process.
Liquid Graphics, a manufacturer of apparel to the action sports in Irvine, Calif., also needs an Accounting Coordinator (3+ yrs exp) to manage accounts payable, data entry, reconcile payable aging to the General Ledger, etc.
Founded in 1958 in Sun Valley, Idaho, SCOTT USA has grown into an international action-sport brand who is now looking to hire a Lifestyle Apparel Designer for their Tacoma, WASHINGTON office.
O'Neill, in Irvine, Calif., has a an entry level opportunity for a motivated and energetic Receptionist.
Are you a leader, by management and action? Then Incase Designs Corp. might be the place for you. They're looking for a Director of Operations with 7+ years experience to join their Irwindale, Calif., headquarters.
This just in! Transworld Business, a leader in boardsports news and information, has a fresh opportunity hot off the presses. They have an "Immediate Opportunity" for an Associate Graphic Designer at theirheadquarters in Oceasnide, Calif.
Dragon, in Carlsbad, Calif., is looking for someone to fly in and swoop up itsSenior Graphic Artist position (4+ yrs exp) with their artistically inclined talons.
Berkela Films, a full-service distribution and production studio focused on action sports in Los Angeles, Calif., is looking for a Post-Production Assistant to be responsible for logging and digitizing footage, digital asset management, web asset management, general office upkeep, etc.
Loomworks, a fast growing Irvine, CA based company, is seeking a strong candidate with 2+ years experience to be their new Spec Technician.
Olukai, located in Aliso Viejo, Calif., is comprised of people who live, breath, and eat ocean culture. Today Olukai presents you with two opportunities to join the company: Design Manager/Sr. Footwear Designer (Women's) (Portland, OR. or Aliso Viejo, CA.) - footwear and sandals. Front Office Coordinator- multi-tasking and attention to detail come natural to you.
Putnam Sourcing Group, an Import Fashion Accessory Company with a very strong base of action sports industry clients as well as urban industry clients and located in Los Angeles, CA. is looking for a Graphic Designer/Artist to play a dual role – creating original graphics, designing accessories, t-shirt graphics and creating spec sheets for caps, hats, beanies, bags and belts.
Billabong is lookin' for an Art Director with 5+ years experience to hop aboard its Junior's M&D Department. This ship's a sailing soon, so apply now!
Burton, in Irvine, Calif., is looking for a Product Manager (Fleece) to guide the product line development process from concept through bulk delivery, and support the development of long-term product strategy and related multi-season product roadmaps.
Liquid Tribe, an investor in domestic and overseas Action Sports founded in June 2005 by Reef founders Fernando and Santiago Aguerre, is looking for a Business Development Manager with 3+ years experience to work at its office in San Diego, Calif.
Premise Inc., in San Diego, Calif., needs a Youth Marketing Strategist/Account Director with 7+ years experience to provide innovative promotional B2C online/offline marketing strategies for major consumer brands and hot start up’s targeting youth and parents.
Matix, in Torrance, Calif., is looking for aBottom's Designer(Matix Girls) with 3+ years experience to play a significant role within its fast-growing girl's division.
Noovo Design Corp., a design studio that produces product design for a wide range of industries from footwear, action sports, sports accessories and so on, is looking to hire a Mid-Level Product Designer at it's location in Los Angeles, Calif.
Quiksilver, in HuntingtonBeach, Calif., has "3" more positions available! These include: Executive Assistant to the CFO (5+ yrs exp) - perform a broad range of administrative duties for the Chief Financial Officer. HRIS Analyst (2+ yrs exp) - maintain PeopleSoft HRMS and related systems. Production Artist (2+ yrs exp) - assist the Production Lead and Production Manager in the assembly of apparel catalogues.
Yamaha Motor Corp., in Cypress, Calif., needs a Procurement Managerwith 5+ years experience to guide and manage the financial planning, analysis, and reporting for the Parts and Accessories Group, by providing a financial perspective to the group’s strategic direction.
A Manufacturing Retail Distributing Footwear Company, in Orange County, Calif., is seeking a Customer Service Manager with 7+ years experience to lead global operations.
Jet Apparel, in CostaMesa, Calif., is in need of an Inventory Analystwith 2+ years experience to join its buying team.
Skullcandy, a developer of core audio products, has "3" great opportunities to join its team in Park City, Utah: Senior Graphic Designer- oversees new art concepts for Skullcandy product designs. Controller- manage financial affairs at Skullcandy and perform financial analyses for management—including financial statements with supporting schedules. In-House Web Designer- manage the Skullcandy web presence and oversee web design.
Do you live and breathe surfing? Do you want to be a part of a company that defines it? Channel Islands, in Carpintaria, Calif., is looking for a Credit & Collections Clerk. If you know how to process billing and receiving, handle payment applications, maintain current aging, and resolve delinquent balances then you could be just what they're looking for.
That is not all from Channel Islands today. They're looking for a Retail Store Manager to run the show at its store in Santa Barbara, Calif.
Hold the phone! Headphones that is. Nixon located in Encinitas, Calif., is coming off a huge win at SIMA's 2008 image awards. No doubt that momentum will be carried right into the company's new product category - HEADPHONES. And a new product category means there's a key need for Nixon to bring on a Product Manager (Headphones). Check it out if you have a bachelor’s degree (Engineering preferred), and a good understanding of manufacturing techniques in metals, fabrics, and plastics, along with a good design vocabulary.
Nixon, in Encinitas, Calif., is looking for a Senior Sourcing & Production Manager(Softgoods and Accessories) with 5+ years experience to be accountable for ensuring the effective production of Nixon’s softgoods and accessories.
Volcom, in Costa Mesa, Calif., is looking for a Senior Designer with 5+ years experience throw on those bifocals and design some "Youthful" products for its junior's division.
A Confidential Accounting Firm, specializing in the action sports industry in Beverly Hills, Calif., has an immediate opening for an Accountant with 2+ years experience.
Malakye.com, in Manhattan Beach, Calif., is looking for an Intern to assist with basic website updates, as well as participate in a business development or marketing project (or two) during your time with us! Must be a Junior or Senior in college (or graduate), and able to work 16-20 (8-12pm) hrs/week.
Volcom, in Costa Mesa, Calif., is looking for a Fit Model for its men’s design team.
May 28, 2008
The TTR World Snowboard Tour is looking for a General Manager for its Operational Office in Innsbruck, Austria. The General Manager will oversee the day-to-day management and strategic planning of the TTR organization. Click here to apply!
Quiksilver Retail is looking for aStore Manager to manage all facets of its new retail store opening soon at Polo Park in Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
Specialty Sports Venture, a dynamic sporting goods retail company in Boulder, Colo., currently has a career opportunity for an Assistant Manager at its Boulder Ski Deals location.
Fox Head, Inc. has "6" new openings for the following positions: Location: Morgan Hill, Calif. Men’s Fleece Designer - responsible for assisting in creating original, industry leading designs that achieve Fox's sales goals. Assistant Designer - (Boardshorts/Athletics) Location: Irvine, Calif. Product Developer(Junior's Apparel) - to focus on all pre-production and production tasks. Men's Senior Knit Top's Designer - responsible for creating knitwear/woven classification direction that reflects its company image within the ASI. Men’s Senior Graphic Designer - Develop bold new, emerging graphics, enhance existing concepts, and set the tone for junior graphic designers. Assistant Designer (Junior's Division) - responsible for aiding designer in executing a percentage of each season's designs.
If you have 4+ years experience as a Vice President of Sales, Toolshed Sports, in CostaMesa, Calif., needs you to build a national outside sales force in several market segments in sporting goods retail, team sports retail, and fashion retail.
Adio Footwear, in Carlsbad, Calif., is searching for a full-time Production Artist to execute footwear and apparel design specs under the direction of the Adio apparel design director, senior footwear designer and the Adio development manager.
Adio Footwear, in Carlsbad, Calif., also needs a full-time Junior Designer (Footwear Graphics) with a strong illustration background and the ability to turn creative direction into artwork and color/material combos to be used on a number of different products.
C1RCA Footwear & Apparel, located in San Clemente, Calif., is seeking an experienced Collector to be responsible for maintaining and reconciling customer accounts, resolving customer questions, and researching account information.
Quiksilver is looking to boost its M&D and Graphic Design departments! Check out Quik's "8" new positions below.
Sabre is a definitive, raw social reaction. The company's psychedelic anarchists are re-creating a new original balance of creativity, community and lifestyle. Sabre sunglasses feature classic 50's lines and an 80's mood. Sabre is on an all out assault to find a National Sales Manager to head up sales out of it's Newport Beach, Calif., office.
DC Shoes, in Vista, Calif., is looking for a Web Designer with 2+ years experience to join its marketing team.
Oakley, in FoothillRanch, Calif., is looking for a Jr. Financial Analyst to assist in development of financial models to analyze sales and other financial data.
Quiksilver needs an Interactive Content Designer to produce and maintain graphic content for Quiksilver.com at its location in Huntington Beach, Calif.
A Confidential Company, in OrangeCounty, Calif., needs a Product Developer (Men's Sportswear) with 2+ years experience to be responsible for the development of products from actual concept to commercialization.
Rip Curl located in Costa Mesa, Calif. and home of the current world champion of surfing, is looking for an experienced and talented Footwear Developer / Designer to focus on mens open-toed footwear. You must have footwear design experience!