Industry News 8/3/2009

Today on Malakye: Industry Jobs! | Paine Skatepark Fund | Kali Finds Echo on B2B

In reaction to the demise of the famous skate spot LOVE Park, advocacy groups popped up throughout the community of Philadelphia to promote and support skateboarding, the most notable of which being Franklin’s Paine Skatepark Fund (FPSF). FPSF actively promotes and raises funds for the adoption of urban areas/parks that are designed for skateboarders, yet friendly and functional to all park-goers alike.  MORE >>

Kali Protectives came to Echo::Factory looking to build a rider component to their website. They wanted two things - a site that would let them showcase the latest exploits of their pro riders, and a site that would let aspiring amateurs create profiles and try to convince the company that they were worthy of sponsorship. In short, they wanted Echo::Factory to build a small-scale social networking site for athletes. MORE>>
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August 3, 2009

Deckers Outdoor Corp | Goleta, Calif. | Marketing Manager (Teva Brand)

Mo Industries | Los Angeles, Calif. |
Pattern Grader and Marker

Celtek | Salt Lake City, Utah |
"2" Positions:

Chief Operating Officer
Director of Sales & Marketing

Mountain Creek | Vernon, New Jersey | Marketing Manager

Lucy Activewear | Portland Ore. |
"2" Positions:
Senior Apparel Designer, Yoga
Materials Manager

Communications Agency | Los Angeles, Calif. | Account Manager

Fifth Sun | Chico, Calif. |
Brand Manager

Confidential Company | Orange County | Technical Designer / Pattern Maker

Flynt Management Group | Chatsworth, Calif. | Operations Director

Billabong | New York City |
Retail Management

Lucy Activewear | Santa Barbara, Calif. | Assistant Manager

Sanuk Footwear | Irvine, Calif. |
Social Marketing / PR Internship

July 31, 2009

Burton | Burlington
, Vt. |
National Buyer

Burton | Burlington, Vt. |
Digital Marketing Manager

Red Bull | Santa Monica, Calif. |
Motorsports Marketing Manager

Metal Mulisha | Irvine, Calif. |
Assistant Designer (Accessories)

Confidential Clothing Company | Lehigh Valley, Pa. | Graphic Artist

Quiksilver Retail | Times Square, New York | General Manager

Rip Curl | Las Vegas, Nev. |
Retail Store Supervisor

July 30, 2009

In4mation | New York City |
National Sales Manager

Pearl Izumi | Louisville, Colo. |
Apparel Developer II

Alstyle Apparel | Anaheim, Calif. |
Customer Service Representative

One Distribution | Santa Ana, Calif. |
Credit Manager

Confidential Company | Pasa Robles, Calif. | Retail Buyer

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

Mountain High | Wrightwood, Calif. |

Oakley | Foothill Ranch, Calif. |
Marketing Intern

July 29, 2009

Volcom | Costa Mesa, Calif. |
Visual Merchandiser

Active Ride Shop | Mira Loma, Calif. |
Finance Manager

Fox Head | Irvine, Calif. |
Web Designer

Fox Head | Irvine, Calif. |
Flash Designer

Bioworld Merchandising | Irving, Texas | Product Designer

Confidential Company | Orange County, Calif. | Customer Service / Sales Support Person

July 28, 2009

Billabong | Irvine, Calif. | Art Director

The La Jolla Group | Irvine, Calif. |
"3" Positions:
Facilities Manager
- 7+ yrs exp
Compliance Coordinator - 5+ yrs exp
Staff Accountant - 4+ yrs exp

DNA Distribution | Dayton, Ohio |
Sales Manager

Flow Snowboarding | San Clemente, Calif. | Staff Accountant

ASICS | Irvine, Calif. |
Product Developer / Accessories

Fox Head | Irvine, Calif. |
Senior Graphic Designer

Creative Recreation | West Hollywood, Calif. | Production Coordinator

Confidential Eco-friendly Apparel Company | Petaluma, Calif. |
National Sales Manager

Verdant Vantage | Chino, Calif. |
Sales Manager

Ocean Current | Vernon, Calif. |
Production & QA Manager

Sole Tech | Lake Forest, Calif. |
"7" Openings:
Retail Marketing Manager
Trend Specialist (Footwear)
Senior Apparel Designer (Emerica)
Accounts Receivable Specialist
Art Manager (Emerica/éS/Altamont)
Photo Department Intern
Public Relations Intern

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Rasa Libre (Decks, Accessories & Apparel)
Outside Sales Reps - Pacific NW, Rockies, SoCal & Southeast
Korporate Rebel Skateboards
Independent Sales Reps - Multiple US Territories

Osiris Shoes
Independent Sales Representatives - Multiple Territories
DC Shoes
Independent Sales Rep - South East Territories

IS Eyewear
Independent Sales Reps - So Cal, Pac Northwest, Northeast, Southeast
Oakley (Surf, Skate, Snow)
Outside Sales Rep - Virginia, North and South Carolina
Oakley (Golf)
Outside Sales Rep (Golf) - Southeast / Texas

Independent Sales Rep - Florida
One More Round
Independent Sales Reps - S. Cal, N. Cal, P. Northwest, Texas, Mid West, Mid Atlantic
Republik Apparel
Outside Sales Reps - Rockies, SoCal, NorCal, NE, Mid-Atlantic
Independent Sales Rep - Northern California

Fox Head, Inc.
Outside Sales Reps (MX) - NJ, Philly PA Metro, DE

Outdoor Technology
Outside Sales Reps - Multiple Territories

NEW! B. Swim
Outside Sales Reps - Multiple Territories
Point Conception
Independent Sales Reps - U.S. & Canada
Independent Sales Rep - NC, SC, VA, MD & DE
Pleasure Ground Eyewear continues to build its Outside Sales Force! Now Pleasure Ground has two more industry vets on board. David Poletti is handling the Rockies (CO, UT) and Ted Irwin is in the mighty Pacific Northwest (WA, OR.)

Outdoor Technology recently hired "4" new Sales Reps! Shannon Turner will cover the Midwest, Jeff Lynch will dial in the Northwest, Mark Ottinger takes on NorCal, and Shelly Wyant will cover the Arizona territory. Congrats to all!

Volcom hired Theresa Kim as its new Web Production Artist. Congrats Theresa!

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Extreme Sports 15 page article: article on action sports industry in educational bank, CQ Researcher. Check it out.

Kids age 2-11 comprise 9.5% of US internet: What do you think about this?  Is 2 years old too young, or is it beneficial?

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