The Shmoozapalooza is only "4" weeks away! The Shmooz is your chance to have a little face time with some of the Action Sports industry's leading employers. FUEL TV will be at the Shmooz, along with many more industry leaders. LRG just announced they'll be onsite looking for mid to senior level professionals in apparel production and development. LRG will also be looking for people with experience in Inside Sales, Customer Service, administrative and independent sales reps for it's women's line.
Register now to see these two companies along with: Burton | Analog | Anon | Gravis | The Program, DC Shoes, Hurley, Oakley , O’Neill Clothing | ...Lost Clothing | Rusty Clothing, Quiksilver, Reef, and Volcom.
The new Industrial Profile is up and running! Kristin Jankel, the Footwear Production Coordinator for DC Shoes, provides some insight into the production side of the industry, and how she keeps herself occupied while off the clock. Click here to read more!
Thread Design is your newest option in MalakyeB2B vendors. Thread specializes in headwear, beanies and accessory items. With offices in San Diego and Chicago, Thread has been servicing action sports, golf and retail accounts for nearly 10 years. From prototypes and sales samples to production and distribution, Thread makes sure your product is on time and on budget.
Thread offers low minimums and is also positioned to meet the needs of companies with large production runs - Thread is already producing more than one million headwear units a year. Focused on high quality manufacturing, competitive pricing and a friendly staff that is dedicated to your brand's success could make this company the right option for you.
Caterina Caligiuri got hired by SkateOne, which owns Powell Peralta, Bones Wheels, Bones Swiss, Reds. ad Surf One as a Sales Assistant for the whole sales staff. She'll be working directly under VP of Sales Juli Powell, and Export Manager Lisa Street.
S.W.A.T now has Aimee St. Pierre on its team. She's the latest Sales, Event Promotions & Marketing Specialist.
Petrol Eyewear hired two new Independent Sales Representatives: Andrew Current for Colorado, and Todd Allen to cover Florida, Alabama and Georgia.
Alfred Rodriguez recently started at Adio Footwear as a Production Artist.
Fox Head, Inc. is easily considered one of the top motocross racewear companies out there, yet it’s their pursuit into the different markets in the ASI that makes them truly stand out from the competition. Fox is more than just racewear these days; it has become a full-blown lifestyle brand that has infiltrated the realm of action sports, holding its own throughout various segments of the industry.
Pete Fox adds some knowledge about the evolution of Fox, reveals some insight into the current and future state of the company, and offers advice on how to obtain your dream job in the action sports industry. There’s a reason why Fox made it to the top, so soak it in from one of the best, and read on to learn more. MORE >>
Industrial Profile: Kristin Jankel - Footwear Production Coordinator for DC Shoes
What’s better than a dirt riding, classic car drivin’, speaker wall bumpin’ action sports aficionado? Well, having one on your company roster! Kristin Jankel, the Footwear Production Coordinator for DC Shoes, is not your typical “Nine to Fiver,” she’s out and about in the world, burnin’ rubber any chance she gets before the madness strikes near the end of each quarter.
Kristin started out in the “Corp World,” but soon after took an opportunity in the industry, which in turn simply reinforced her drive to live it up in both the action sports and off-road/car worlds. Kristin is out there making sure your sneaks are produced in a timely manner and on the shelves on time, so check out what she has to say in this month’s Industrial Profile. MORE >>
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Quiksilver, in Huntington Beach, Calif., is currently seeking a Boardshort Designer with 3+ years experience to be responsible for all design details including creating new silhouettes and fits, creating fabric print and artwork, styling details, and developing graphic artwork for branding and packaging.
Quiksilver, in HuntingtonBeach, Calif., is also looking for a detail oriented Assistant Merchandiser to develop and communicate seasonal strategies to meet market needs, support execution and communication of development, sampling and overall strategy that supports merchandising and design’s vision.
The Bonnier Corporation / Transworld, in Oceanside, Calif., is looking for a Sales Development Associate to create revenue opportunities for their sales staff by dreaming up advertising initiatives, and then helping to package, execute and project manage those initiatives.
Nine Star, a rapidly expanding action sports retailer in Los Angeles, Calif., is currently seeking a Director of Buying (Hardgoods) with 7-10+ years buying experience.
3D Industries, a leading design, manufacturing and import company who specializes in private label products, racing gear, apparel, protective clothing and sports accessories based in Irvine, Calif., needs a Product Developer / Engineer with 8+ years experience to work with its customers and Account Managers to come up with ideas for new products to present to our customers worldwide.
A Confidential Private Label Company, specializing in the Powersports, Auto and Action Sports Industries based in Lake Forest, Calif., is looking for a Sourcing & Production Manager(Asia) with 5+ years experience to handle its sourcing, purchasing & overall production. Chinese speaking a plus!
Famous Stars and Straps, in Ontario, Calif., is seeking a Distribution Managerwith 5+ years experience to manage all facets of the warehouse and logistic operations to ensure customers’ orders are on time and highest fill-rate is achieved through accurate inventory.
Seirus Innovation, a premier manufacturer of technical winter sports cold weather accessories based in Poway, Calif., is looking for a Sales Managerwith 5+ years experience to execute Seirus’ sales strategy and sales support activities in designated territories, focusing on profitable net sales growth while leveraging existing customer relationships into market share gains, developing and executing plans to deliver new channels of distribution.
If you're into skateboarding, snowboarding or surfing and want a job in a fun environment, this Confidential Company, in Newport Beach, Calif., is looking for you! They need an Inside Sales Representative to cold calls to potential Surf/Skate/Snowboard shops using our established database which will continue to be built with aggressive research on your part.
The Wasserman Media Group, in Los Angeles, Calif., is looking for a Graphic Designer to produce graphic art and visual materials for marketing, promotions, advertisements, films, packaging, and informative and instructional material.
Oakley, in FoothillRanch, Calif., is looking for a DemandPlanner with 2+ years experience to Work with sales to develop and monitor monthly, seasonal and yearly forecasts.
Matix Clothing, in Torrance, Calif., is looking for aGirl's Fit Model with a size 3 bottom and size small tops.
August 1, 2008
CCS, a division of Delias Inc. in New York City, has a 20+ year history of selling skateboards, snowboards and related apparel and footwear. They are looking for a CCS Team/Marketing Manager with 5+ year experience to coordinate all photos for catalog, web and ads with creative director.
Roxy, in New York City, needs a Sr. Sales Assistant to provide support to two East Coast Key Account Managers for Junior Sportswear and Roxy Girl.
The Cannondale Sports Group, in Madison, Wis., is looking for an in-house Graphic Designer to join its design team.
Specialty Sports Venture, a dynamic sporting goods retail company, currently has a career opportunity for an Assistant Manager for its Boulder Ski Deals location in Boulder, Colo.
The North Face, in San Leandro, Calif., is looking for a Product Developer (Footwear) with 3+ years experience to manage the development process of company product lines as assigned.
Roxy, in Huntington Beach, Calif., needs a Majors Sales Representative (Roxy Girls) to take direct sales responsibility for major department stores/specialty chain stores nationwide.
Quiksilver, in Huntington Beach, Calif., is looking for "2" lucky people to fill the following positions: Sourcing Assistant - update reports, input, issue and track purchase orders and track all samples, lab dips and wash standards. Sr. Merchandiser - responsible for managing and developing line plans and commercially viable product relevant to the consumer.
H2O Audio, in San Diego, Calif., is looking for a Product Developerwith 6+ years experience. A person who will excel in this position, and enjoy it, has experience working with products such as footwear, technical racewear, wetsuits, or other detail oriented softgoods design.
Do you have 3+ years experience as a Production Coordinator? If so, GMPC is looking for you to fill its full-time position in Petaluma, Calif. This is a junior level position for coordinating our established quality control protocols with our overseas factories.
Jansport, in San Leandro, Calif., is on the prowl for a Sr. Product Manager (Outdoor) to be responsible for analyzing competitor products, sales programs, and collateral to aid in product line decisions.
Blitz Distribution, 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 & Sales Coordinatorwith 4+ years experience to join its team in Huntington Beach, Calif.
A Confidential Company, in Los Angeles, Calif., has a Field Marketing Position that they're looking to fill! This person should have 3+ years experience and will manage aspects of marketing programs including development, execution and evaluation and works with corporate office.
Creative Recreation, in Los Angeles, Calif., has "2" openings for the following positions. These include: Import/Logistics Coordinator - 2-3+ years production/logistics experience. Credit Manager - (4+ yrs exp) manage credit and collections team and responsible for team member growth and development.
Cygnus Sportswear, in Buena Park, Calif., is looking for a Customer Service Representative to process customer’s purchase orders and work closely with sales, production, logistics and finance.
Lifted Research Group (LRG), in Irvine, Calif., is looking for a full-time Receptionist. Good oral/written communication, personal presentation, time management and work ethic a must.
The Quiksilver Factory Store, in Mercedes, Texas, needs a Store Managerwith 5+ years experience to be responsible for full fiscal responsibility, operations, merchandising, hiring and development of talent.
Sun Diego Boardshops is currently seeking Key Holder/Shift Supervisorsto join the following locations: Parkway Plaza in El Cajon, Calif. Mission Beach, Calif.
July 31, 2008
Saris Cycling Group, in San Francisco, Calif., is looking for a Northwest Regional Manager with 3+ years experience to plan out an organized approach to managing the territory.
A fast growing Confidential Company, in Irvine, Calif., is seeking a talented and creative Graphic Artist with 5+ years experience in textile colorations and graphics.
A new Start-up Surf Brand, in Irvine, Calif., has an open position for a Sales Manager with 5+ years experience to develop sales strategies, plans and budgets.
Quiksilver, in HuntingtonBeach, Calif., is looking for a FinancialAnalyst with 4+ years experience to conduct month end closing reviews, reporting and other duties as assigned.
Syndrome Distribution, in Vista, Calif., needs a Purchasing Coordinator with superior self-management & organizational skills to be responsible for successful purchase order execution on all raw materials & finished goods.
OBEY Clothing, located in Santa Ana, Calif., is currently seeking a Technical Designer with 2+ years experience to work with design, sourcing and vendors to facilitate the transition of apparel styles from design through production.
Billabong, in Irvine, Calif., is looking for "2" qualified applicants for the following positions: Human Resources (Benefits Administrator) - (2 yrs exp) Administer the Company’s benefits plans and programs. Payroll Clerk - (2+ yrs exp) - Help with general payroll related duties including new hire set up and data entry of payroll processing.
The North Face, in SanLeandro, Calif., needs a Design Directorwith 10+ years experience for its action sports division.
Vox Footwear, in Vista, Calif., needs an International Sales Manager with 5+ yearsexperience to recruit, supervise, and evaluate the distribution of Vox Footwear products worldwide.
Warnaco Swimwear Group, in LosAngeles, Calif., is looking for a motivated and organized Product Manager with 5+ years experience to support their equipment department and manage the Goggle and Mask/Snorkel categories.
Volcom, in CostaMesa, Calif., needs a Retail Accountant with 2+ yearsexperience and strong business, accounting and financial analysis skills to ensure the success of company strategies.
Adio Footwear, in Vista, Calif., has "2" exciting opportunities to join their team for the following positions: Footwear Designer - (3+ yrs exp) Work hand in hand with senior footwear designer and brand manager on the future of the product line. Apparel & Accessories Designer - (3+ yrs exp) Direct the development of both in line and SMU products seasonally.
Oakley, in FoothillRanch, Calif., is looking for an Apparel Merchandise Manager with 8+ Years Experience to create and own the seasonal line plan and support worldwide market penetration efforts.
ProFormance Screenprinting, in San Diego (North County), Calif., is looking for a Production Coordinatorwith 5+ years experience to be responsible for setting up and managing a third 20,000 sf adjacent facility.
Burton, in Irvine, Calif., needs a Product Manager (T-Shirts)with 5+ years experience 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.
Ezekiel Clothing USA, in Irvine, Calif., is looking for a Technical Designer with 4+ years experience to insure the fit and construction of all samples and production garments for its mens and juniors divisions.
Electric Visual, in San Clemente, Calif., needs an Accounting Managerwith 2+ years experience to report to the Director of Finance and CEO and partner closely with the Company’s finance team to drive the Company’s strategic, financial, and operational plans.
RAJ Manufacturing, in Tustin, Calif., is looking for a Swimwear Designer to work directly with RAJ’s Head Design Director with day-to-day activities including: trend research, creating design concepts, and sketching and illustration of swimwear designs (freehand and via computer).
Black Box, in Carlsbad, Calif., is looking for an experienced Apparel & Accessories Designer to be responsible for the design and creation of Black Box soft goods product lines.
New Era Cap, in Irvine, Calif., is currently seeking a Design Intern (Action Sports) to learn the responsibilities / function of the design department within the action sports SBU and to assist the department overall as a whole.
July 29, 2008
A Confidential Company, in Newport Beach, Calif., is looking for a Controller with 5+ years experience to report directly to the CEO/President and be responsible for all major accounting functions and related transactions.
Hurley, in Costa Mesa, Calif., is looking for a Customer Service Representative with 4+ years experience to provide customers with a dedicated and knowledgeable point of contact and collaborate with production, sales, logistics and finance to ensure the successful execution of monthly and quarterly revenue targets.
REEF, in Carlsbad, Calif., is looking to add a Girl's Footwear Designer with 3+ years experience to join its Girl's Footwear Department.
Sanuk Footwear, in Irvine, Calif., is looking for a flexible and detail-oriented Accounts Payable Clerk with 2+ years experience to process invoices and assist with full-cycle A/P.
Boardworks Surf, in Oceanside,Calif., has a full time opening for an Accountant / Bookkeeper with 2+ years experience and excellent accounting and people skills.
Traders Alliance, in FountainValley, Calif., needs a Merchandiser / Product Developer to be responsible for handling product development and production, and communicating with customers and overseas suppliers.
Creative Recreation, in Los Angeles, Calif., has an immediate opening for a Developer with excellent people skills to work with the development manager and development team to accomplish daily tasks within the department.
Econscious, a business-to-business wholesale manufacturer and distributor of organic cotton apparel and accessories based in Petaluma, Calif., is searching for an Apparel Development Manager with 5+ years experience.
Globe, inEl Segundo, Calif.,is looking for someone to handle Data Entry. This person will have an advanced understanding of Microsoft EXCEL, perform data entry, sales tracking and reporting.