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Malakye Trivia: July Winner Announced!
Melisa Gourgoumis from Elwood Clothing won last month's Malakye Trivia. She'll be strollin' around with Apple's New 3G iPhone!
The answer to last month's Malakye Trivia was "Sage Group LLC" (Question: Which investment banking firm represented DC Shoes when it was acquired by Quiksilver?).
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In 1991 SRH was an event promotion company focused on promoting bands and concerts in the San Diego area. The same bands SRH promoted were also popular choices of surf film makers in the early ‘90s. Making tees and hats to promote SRH was a natural evolution for the SRH crew. Flash forward 17 years to 2008 and you’ll find SRH as a full-blown clothing company boasting a growing roster of professional athletes including big-wave charger Jamie Sterling, and many more across all of the action sports. Ryan White, Co-Founder of SRH, shares a little bit of the story. 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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Loomworks Apparel, a leading sportswear and loungewear company based in Irvine, Calif., is seeking a strong creative Junior Designer with 5+ years experience and a trained eye for trends, prints & colors.
The North Face, in SanLeandro, Calif., has "2" openings for the following positions: Retail Marketing Manager - (7 yrs exp) Develop and execute strategic direction and implement marketing communications, promotions, and program developments. Interactive Dealer Coordinator- Support the sales team and be responsible for monitoring and maintaining the relationships with online retailers of TheNorthFace.com.
Global Trim Sale, in Yorba Linda, Calif., is looking for a Senior Account Executive with 3+ years experience to join its team.
Specialized Bicycle Components, in Morgan Hill, Calif., is looking for an Industrial Designer (POP Fixtures) to be responsible for the presentation of the Specialized brand in retail environments worldwide.
A Confidential Company has an immediate opening for a Freelance CSS Expert with 2+ years experience.
A Confidential Company, in Carlsbad, Calif., is looking for a Receptionist to answer phones, greet vendors, and help with office projects.
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.
Sun Diego Boardshops is currently seeking Key Holder / Shift Supervisors to join the following locations: ParkwayPlazainEl Cajon,Calif. Mission Beach,Calif.
August 8, 2008
Rome Snowboards, in Waterbury, Vt., needs a Warranty Service / Shipping Assistantwith 3+ years experience to be responsible for implementing and executing tasks that provide a positive consumer experience with Rome in regards to warranty.
Rome Snowboards, in Waterbury, Vt., is also looking for Graphic Designerswith 3+ years experience to be responsible for creating graphic design elements of Rome’s hardgoods division—boards, bindings, and boots, as well as other graphic design projects.
Thor Motocross, in El Cajon, Calif., is looking for an in-house Graphic Designer with 4+ years experience to conceptualizes the graphical interface of the brand image for various Internet applications.
Creatures of Leisure, in Oceanside, Calif., is looking for a Warehouse Officerwith 2+ years experience to work directly with the Controller and Customer Service Coordinator handling coordination of all packing, shipping and functions for the US Warehouse.
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.
O'Neill Wetsuits, in Santa Cruz, Calif., needs a Freelance Product Designer with a Bachelor of Science degree in product design, industrial design, graphic design, or Bachelor of Arts degree in design and merchandising.
One Distribution, home of KREW and Supra in Santa Ana, Calif., needs a Graphic Designer/Production Artist to be responsible for every aspect of the graphic design and print production processes.
Mage Design, is an action sports focused design firm located in Los Angeles, Calif. Mage is looking for a Product Development Assistant with 2 or more years developing technical and non-technical products.
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.
Adidas, in Portland, Ore., needs a Graphic Designer(Coastal/Skate) with 4+ years experience to create graphics for a variety of product ranges, primarily apparel and footwear.
Syndrome Distribution, in Vista, Calif., needs a Purchasing Coordinator with superior self-management & organizational skills to be responsible for the successful purchase order execution on all raw materials & finished goods.
O'Neill Retail is looking for an Assistant Store Manager for their location at the new GardenWalk center in Anaheim, Calif.
August 6, 2008
O’Brien, one of the biggest players in the water sports market based in Remond, Wash., is looking for a Footwear Designer with 3+ years experience to bring their creative ideas to life in wakeboard / waterski bindings.
Sportgenic, Inc., a start-up, online media and technology company in San Francisco, Calif., is looking for team-oriented, self-motivated leaders for the following "2" positions: VP of Business Development (3+ yrs exp) VP of Partner Relations (3+ yrs exp)
Jansport, in San Leandro, Calif., needs a Product Developer(Packs & Travel) with 3+ years experience to manage the development process of company product lines as assigned.
Havoc TV, in El Segundo, Calif., is looking for an action sports and indie music enthusiast with 4+ years experience in web design to be their Director of Web Development.
Quiksilver, in Huntington Beach, Calif., is looking for a Footwear Designer with 3+ years experience to design sandals, casual shoes, state shoes, graphics and packaging.
Quiksilver, in Huntington Beach, Calif., is also looking for someone to handle Facilities Maintenance with 2+ years experience and the ability to do minor handyman type of work like painting, patching, moving furniture, mounting equipment, etc.
Billabong, in Irvine, Calif., is looking for "2" qualified applicants for the following positions: Benefits Assistant - (2+ yrs exp) Administer the Company’s benefits plans and programs. Payroll Assistant - (2+ yrs exp) - Help with general payroll related duties including new hire set up and data entry of payroll processing.
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.
Price Point Mail Order, located in Gardena, Calif., is a fast-growing bike industry mail order company that is looking for a Web Assistant with expertise in Dreamweaver and other web design software to make their website that much better! Is that you?!
August 5, 2008
K2 Sports, in Seattle, Wash., needs a Product Planner with 4+ years experience to facilitate accurate and timely delivery of sourced product from vendor (manufacturer) to all global distribution centers.
Point Distribution, in Las Vegas, Nev., is looking for an In-House Sales Representativewith 2+ yearsexperience to maintain existing accounts and bring in new business.
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, Calif., 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.
Ando & Friends, a clothing company based on the art of Andy Davis based in Vista, Calif., is currently seeking a National Sales Managerwith 5+ years experience to be responsible for developing sales plans, budgets and strategies for the company.
Ando & Friends, a clothing company based on the art of Andy Davis based in Vista, Calif., is also looking for a Production Managerwith 5+ years experience to run the production program for tees, fleece and its cut & sew program.
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 Managerwith 5+ years experience.
Oakley, in FoothillRanch, Calif., is looking for a SupplierQualityEngineer with 3+ years experience to perform quality planning, root cause corrective action, supplier survey/auditing, and MRB disposition.
H3 Publications, in Valencia, Calif., needs a Graphic Designerwith 2+ years experience to be responsible for color-correction of photos, as well as design of editorial layout. Knowledge of Adobe Bridge, Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign are a must.
Utility Board Shop, in Tempe, Ariz., is looking for some "littleuns" to jump out of their TempPees, get on that horse and RIDE - Heyawww...into their Retail Store Manager position that is.