Industry News 6/22/2009

Malakye Medley: Jobs R’ Brewin’ | Mofo Memoirs | Tangram’s Magical Kingdom

Mörizen Föche, aka “Mofo,” has been in the industry since skateboarding hit the map, a time when clays wheels evolved into urethane and fiberglass decks were the hottest setups on the block.  It was at this time, the mid ‘60s to be exact, that Mofo found skateboarding, the new craze that would fill the pages of his career to come.  With little more than a high school art education, some yearbook photography experience under his belt and a love for skateboarding, Mofo joined the ranks of Thrasher Magazine, working with Founder Kevin Thatcher (KT) as one of the first pioneers of the mag.  MORE >>

Tangram goes from mini to mega. Recently Tangram announced a pimped out 10x10 for the Starwood properties. Now Tangram is on the other end of the spectrum for Disney. Pictured above is Tangram's work for Disney at a licensing show. It looks like a digital rendering, but it's not! It's the real deal. Mini to Mega, Tangram can do it.
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H2O Audio Announces Partnership with Michael Phelps
SLVDR & The Common Thread Project Present
K2 Sports Promotes Boudreault to Vice President of Sales & Marketing for North American Region
 
June 22, 2009

Baker Boys Distribution | North Hollywood
, Calif. | Graphic Designer

Ocean Current | Vernon, Calif. | Graphic Designer

Quiksilver | Huntington Beach, Calif. | Visual Production Coordinator

CFL West | Newport Beach, Calif. | Account Manager (Private Label)

SRH | San Diego, Calif. | Sales Manager

Comune | Costa Mesa, Calif. | Technical / Production Apparel Designer

Oakley | Foothill Ranch, Calif. | Print Coordinator

Sole Tech | Lake Forest, Calif. | Inventory Control Specialist

June 19, 2009

Origin Design + Communications
| Whistler, BC. Canada | Web & Interactive Designer

Confidential Company | Orange County, Calif. | Junior's Apparel Product Developer

Quiksilver | Huntington Beach, Calif. | Sr. Cost Analyst

Lifted Research Group | Irvine, Calif. | Allocations Manager

Kustom Footwear | Irvine, Calif. | Footwear Designer

Volcom | Irvine, Calif. | Helpdesk Technician

Vans Retail | Denver, Colo. | Store Manager

Vans Retail | Orlando, Fla. | Assistant Store Manager

June 18, 2009

Confidential Company | Newport Beach, Calif. | VP of Finance and Global Operations

Quiksilver | Huntington Beach, Calif. | Sales Assistant

O'Quinn| Huntington Beach, Calif. | Apparel Graphic Designer

Bauer Hockey | Irvine, Calif. | Product Line Coordinator

Zumiez | Everett, Wash. | Financial Merchandise Planner

Confidential Hard Goods Company | Southern California | Controller

Sunbelt USA | La Verne, Calif. |Web Designer

June 17, 2009

DC Shoes | Vista, Calif. | Production Coordinator

Volcom | Costa Mesa, Calif. | Sample Coordinator

EVS Sports | Rancho Dominguez, Calif. | Head of Design

Melton International Tackle | Anaheim, Calif. | Inventory & Purchasing Manager

Billabong | Irvine, Calif. | Graphic Designer (Men's T Shirts & Apparel)

Confidential Hard Goods Company | San Diego, Calif. | Office Administrator

Burton Snowboards | Los Angeles, Calif. | Store Manager

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Mike Niemann just got hired at DC as its Director of Printables.

Ocean Minded just snagged Carrie Duringer to be its latest Graphic Designer. Carrie will be headin' to San Clemente to join the crew. Congrats Carrie!

Sunbelt USA signed Steve Gibb & Associates to represent Sunbelt’s brand family of Sunbelt Optic, S4 Optics and Typhoon Optics in the Colorado, New Mexico and Southern Wyoming territories. The agency consists of Steve Gibb, Scott McDill, Ry Deane and Ben Clark. Congrats to all parties!

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