In this week's newsletter we're introducing the JobWire Olympics! Candidates from across the globe are gathering to compete for the latest jobs on Malakye.com. So if you're going for gold, get out there and actively submit your resume through the opportunities listed in the JobWire on the right.
Also in the news, the second annual Shmoozapalooza is only a couple weeks away! If you haven't already registered, what are you waiting for? This is your chance to Shmooz' is up with some of the industries leading employers. You don't want to miss out!
July's Malakye Trivia blew by like dust in the wind, but don't stress, August's question is live and kickin'! This month's question is the following: The Action Sports Retailer show (ASR) first took place in what year? If you think you know the answer, click the "Malakye Trivia" tab on the homepage of Malakye to submit your answer. This month's prize includes a care package from Volcom, so if you want to get laced up with some new gear, you know where to go!
MalakyeB2B: Latest RFPs
How can MalakyeB2B work for your company? Well, check out the latest RFPs (below) to learn about new opportunities for products and services in your neck of the woods.
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 >>
Omatic Snowboards: Behind the Scenes Magic with Co-Founder Todd Richards
Todd Richards, co-founder of Omatic Snowboards, dives into the heart and soul of the company, providing tidbits, morsels and little dash of comedy along the way. Click Professor Richards pic' to the right to start your lesson!
Omatic will also be launching their new site with updated videos and blogs from Mr. Richards and other Omaticians. Check out the Web site at www.omaticsnowboards.com.
Future of Snow Sports Industry: Where's the snow industry headin' in the current state of the economy? Well, snowboarding is a bit more expensive than the average skate/surf session, so click here to learn more.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org! Don't forget your name, email and territory!
Smith Sport Optics, in Ketchum, Idaho, is looking for an Assistant Web Designer to support the Internet Manager in any & all areas including internet strategy, website design/development, website documentation.
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.
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: 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.
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.
August 15, 2008
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., needs a Knits Designer with 5+ years experience to be responsible for designing the knit collection.
DC Shoes, in Vista, Calif., is currently looking for an experienced Snow Footwear Developer to support the process of Snowboard Boots Development & Boot Line, Sample Making, Product Testing, Evaluations, Revisions & Communication.
If you're looking to find at job at Sole Tech you're in luck! Sole Technolgy, in Lake Forest, Calif., is looking for "2" people to fill the following positions: Print Production Artist (Temporary) etnies Graphic Designer (Level II)
MMS, a private label t-shirt company with Action Sports industry clients located in Laguna Beach, Calif., has an immediate opening for a fun, creative Graphic Designer/Illustrator to create cutting edge t-shirt graphics for mens, boys, and toddlers for private lable and different licenses in major retailers.
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.
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.
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.
The Cannondale Sports Group, in Madison, Wis., is looking for an in-house Graphic Designer to join its design team.
Alliance MultiMedia, in Cardif, Calif., has an immediate opening for a Managing Editor(Web & Magazine) with 3+ years experience to manage editorial flow and timeliness.
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.
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.
Boardworks Surf, in Oceanside, Calif., has a full-time opening for an Accountant / Bookkeeper with 2+ years experience and excellent accounting and people skills.
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.
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.
DC Shoes needs a Retail Store Managerwith 4+ years experience to manage all facets of its new store at the Irvine Spectrum in Irvine, Calif.
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 Management position that is.
August 14, 2008
Top Heavy Design Studios, in Temecula, Calif., is looking for an Accessories Designer with 3+ years experience to manage and provide fashion right styles for young men's and boys accessories.
Sole Technology, in Lake Forest, Calif., is currently seeking an In-House Domestic Sales Representative with 3+ years experience to support their sales reps and communicate regularly with their customers regarding their orders, prices and delivery.
Quiksilver, in HuntingtonBeach, Calif., has "2" exciting opportunities for the following positions: Product Manager (Roxy Accessories) - Manage the development, execution and production delivery of category product. Accessories Designer (Roxy) - Responsible for managing and providing seasonal design and creative direction for all AC classifications.
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.
DC Shoes, in Vista, Calif., has an opening for a Technical Designer (Apparel) with 5+ years experience who will partner with design, sourcing and Vendors to facilitate the transition of apparel styles through production.
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.
REEF, in Carlsbad, Calif., is looking to add a Girl's Footwear Designer with 3+ years experience to join its Girl's Footwear Department.
August 13, 2008
The North Face, in SanLeandro, Calif., needs a Design Director (Action Sports) with 10+ years experience for its action sports division.
Nixon, in Encinitas, Calif., needs a Senior Sourcing & Production Manager with 5+ years experience to be accountable for ensuring the effective production of Nixon’s softgoods and accessories.
Vans, in Cypress, Calif., is currently seeking a Graphics Apparel Designer (Mens) with 3+ years experience to assist, develop, conceptualize, design, and execute graphics for tee shirts, apparel and accessories for all Men's Apparel.
Nixon, in Carlsbad, Calif., is looking for a Distribution Shipping Supervisor with 3+ years experience to be responsible for the daily order fulfillment and shipping operations in their USA Distribution Center.
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.
Earthpack, in Irvine, Calif., is seeking "2" people to join their team for the following positions: Customer Service Representative - Track customer orders and prepare price quotes, invoices and purchase orders. Executive Assistant - Provide administrative support to the president of the company.
Matix Clothing, in Torrance, Calif., is looking for aGirl's Fit Model with a size 3 bottom and size small tops.
August 12, 2008
SCOTT USA, in Sun Valley, Idaho, is looking for a Web / Graphic Designer with 4+ years experience and an understanding of youth driven action-sport culture.
Oakley, in Foothill Ranch, Calif., is looking for a Merchandising Coordinator with 3+ years experience to implement all merchandising initiatives and communicate regularly with the internal sales team and external sales reps.
Spy Optic, in Carlsbad, Calif., is looking for an Inside Sales Rep with fluency in French & English and a strong sales background.
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.
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.
Electric Visual, in San Clemente, Calif., needs an Accounting Manager with 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.
Does the "Clickity Clack" of key strokes and a humming hard drive sound like music to your ears? If so, Sanuk is looking for an Internet Content Manager to join its location in Irvine, Calif. This position will answer to our Art Director and be in charge of loading and managing everything from product photos and videos to flash media and copy.
Rubber Duck, in Los Angeles, Calif., is looking for a director of Sales and Marketing to develop business opportunities with retailers in the footwear industry and attain, maintain and grow nationwide key accounts.