Industry News 4/15/2012

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Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News
B$Z: Hydrapak Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit Over Source Vagabond Systems

B$Z: Scarpa Boot Line Picks Up Three Awards

B$Z: Arnette Releases The Dibs & Moolah; T.R. Explains in Video

B$Z: B4BC Expands Presence to the East Coast and Canada

EVENT: 2012 NBFF Action Sports Film Series Announced

EVENT: Clayton Shoemaker and Crew Win TransAm Premier Resort Award

EVENT: Venice Art Walk Kicks off with Surf & Skate Auction

B$Z: Tern Bicycles Wins Red Dot Design Award

B$Z: Snow Sports Market Stayed Down in February

MEDIA: "Adventurer of the Year" Andrew Skurka, Embarks On Book Tour

COM: Newton Running Received Humanitarian Award from Trickle Up



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R&A Cycles is considered to be one of the most prestigious cycling retailers in the country, and they're looking to add full and part time Sales people to their team in Brooklyn, New York. 

Black Diamond Equipment is growing, and they've got an immediate opening for an experienced Business Analyst to join the crew in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

ENVE Composites, manufacturer of handmade carbon fiber bicycle rims and components, is looking for aDirector of Engineeringto join their team in Ogden, Utah.

Cycling Sports Group has an exciting new opportunity for an Account Manager / Outside Sales person to come on board.  This individual will be responsible for developing and maintaining the company's customer base through effective outside sales and service.  The position is virtual and person can be based anywhere.

Bonnier Corporation, in Orlando, Florida, is searching for aContent Editor to help plan and execute the multi-channel content strategy for TransWorld Wakeboarding.

Alli Sports is in need of aStrategic Alliances Coordinatorto join their motocross division in Burr Ridge, Illinois (Chicago Area).  This person will assist and execute many aspects of event management and operations for the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Series.

Chrome is expanding their retail team, and they're looking for a kick-ass person to become the Assistant Manager at their Portland, Oregon store.  Think you have what it takes?  Apply now! 

PowerBar, a leader in the sports nutrition category, is looking for a brilliant person to join the team as Senior Brand Manager, Innovation at the company's headquarters in Florham Park, New Jersey.

Revolution Cycles, a young, growing group of bicycle retail stores in the DC area, is looking to add a Service Manager to the roster at their Rockville, Maryland location.

Giro Helmets, in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz Area), is looking to add a couple of key members to their graphic design team:
Sr. Graphic Designer
Graphic Designer

TransWorld Snowboarding, located in Carlsbad, Calif., is seeking an Associate Editor to contribute top level snowboarding related content to their print, digital, and social audience.

One Distribution, a leading skate-inspired apparel and footwear manufacturer in Fountain Valley, Calif., is searching for a Senior Accountant with 3+ years of experience.

Vans, in Cypress, Calif., is on the hunt for a Product Category Manager to create, own, and champion a category of the company's global footwear business.

The Sourcing Co., in Irvine, Calif., specializes in product development and sourcing management for the action sports industry.  They are currently looking to add an experienced Merchandiser to their company roster.

Armada Skis is looking to welcome a Marketing Assistant on board in Costa Mesa, Calif.  This essential position will provide behind the scenes support and assistance to the company's marketing department wherever necessary.

The La Jolla Group, located in Irvine, Calif., is in need of a Planning Manager to assist in creating and managing open-to-buy plans for all seven of the company's brands.

Almond Footwear, a BMX footwear company based in Germany is looking for a Freelance Footwear Designer to be responsible for the design, creation and development of the company's upcoming footwear range. This position is virtual and person can be based anywhere.

Quiksilver is looking to bring a Business Manager/Sales Assistant on board in Huntington Beach, Calif. This person will be responsible for customer service, merchandising, production, and sales planning.

NuORDER, a revolutionary online wholesale solution working with premium brands, is looking to add a Sales/Account Executive to their Los Angeles, Calif. based team.

Travis Mathew Apparel, maker of an exclusive line of golf apparel and accessories, is searching for aMarketing Intern to join the crew at their Seal Beach, Calif. headquarters.

Let's kick off the weekend with an exciting new opportunity at Columbia Sportswear in Portland, Oregon!  They're looking for an Apparel Costing Analyst to support efforts to achieve competitive, predictable, and sustainable total costs for Columbia apparel and accessories.

Revolution Cycles, one of the premiere bicycle retailers in the country, has Full Time and Part Time Sales Positions open at their Arlington, Virginia location.

Black Diamond Equipment, makers of world class climbing and skiing gear, has 2 "NEW" openings at their headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah:
Brand Sales Operations Manager
Logistics Analyst

Want to join the familia? Chrome, makers of some of the best messenger bags around with roots in the urban cycling scene, is looking to add aShop Familia Member to their Chicago, Illinois retail store.

ONE Industries, in San Diego, Calif., is seeking an individual to be responsible for International Sales.  A passion and love for the action sports industry, and motocross / downhill mountain biking in particular, are a must for this role!

A Confidential Company, in Los Angeles, Calif., is searching for a Staff Accountant with 3+ years of experience to assist with day-to-day accounting duties and operations.

Do you want to live, work, and play....with your toes exposed?  Flip Flop Shops is looking for an Associate Planner & Buyer to work collaboratively with buyers/shop owners and local brand reps to drive financial results that maximize sales, inventory levels, and profitability.  The location for this position is to be determined.

Unit, a fast-growing action sports brand based in San Clemente, Calif., is in need of anInternational Sales Manager to lead the company's international expansion program.

The openings at prAna just keep on comin'!  Check out these "2" NEW opportunities at their Carlsbad, Calif. headquarters:
Sales Operations Manager
Inventory Analyst

The Town of Cary, North Carolina, is searching for a Skate Park Pro to execute skateboard, BMX, and in-line programs at Sk8-Cary skate park.

A Confidential outdoor gear company in Seattle, Washington, is in need of a rock star Marketing Manager with a gung-ho attitude!

Columbia Sportswear, located in Portland, Oregon, is looking for a Sourcing Analyst to be directly responsible for the sourcing and costing of a segment of the company's product line.

Woodward West is a summer camp where campers come to hone their skills in skateboarding, BMX freestyle, inline skating, mountain biking, BMX racing, and gymnastics.  They're looking for a Director of Digital Media to join their team in Tehachapi, Calif.  Check it out!

prAna, located in Carlsbad, Calif., is seeking a Production Artist to support their creative team in the production of concepts and artwork for delivery across multiple channels.

Easton-Bell Sports, in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz Area) is looking to hire some folks!  Check out these "3" NEW Opportunities!
Business Unit Director - Easton Cycling
Graphic Designer

Sr. Graphic Designer

ViX Swimwear, a collection of swimwear, dresses, and accessories for women, is seeking aCustomer Service Representativeto come on board in San Diego, Calif.

Volcom, in Costa Mesa, Calif., has an immediate opening for a temporaryLogistics Coordinator to join the team.  This position will be covering a maternity leave and should last around 4 months.

OluKai, located in Irvine, Calif., is searching for an Account Executive to join the crew.  Must have 5+ years of experience as an Account Manager for this one!

ROOK Clothing is an action sports and streetwear brand defined by its art.  The company currently has 2 "NEW" Openings at their Costa Mesa, Calif. headquarters:
Junior Graphic Designer/Illustrator
Data Entry/Customer Service

So Cal Fitness Service is looking for Sales Account Managers in the following Southern CA counties: San Diego, Los Angeles, and Riverside/San Bernardino. Put your name in the hat if you think you have what it takes!

Fox, a global leader in performance action sports apparel located in Irvine, Calif., has "2" NEW exciting openings!
Director of Human Resources
Art Director - Lifestyle

Spektrum MFG, in Santa Ana, Calif., is seeking a highly motivated and creativeApparel Product Developer to manage all aspects of apparel manufacturing from concept through pre-production.

Ironclad Performance Wear, maker of technical task-specific work gloves, is looking for a Quality Control Manager with 7+ years of experience to join the team at their El Segundo, Calif. headquarters.

Ambry Genetics, a leading provider of genetic services based in Aliso Viejo, Calif., is on the hunt for a Web Designer to be responsible for the design development and coding of their cutting edge designs.

Billabong is in need of a Human Resources Generalist to assist with all of the company's HR matters, functions, and operations.  This position is located in Irvine, Calif.

A Confidential Company in Costa Mesa, Calif. has an exciting opportunity for an Account Sales Representative (Inside Sales) to come on board. Skateboarding experience and product knowledge is a big plus!

Monster Energy, in Los Angeles, Calif., is searching for "2" Summer Interns to work directly with athletes, musicians, personalities, and Monster Energy staff at major national sports and entertainment events across America.

BambooSK8, located in Oceanside, Calif., is looking for Marketing Interns-In-Training. A minimum of 1 day per week (8 hours) in the office is expected, but the internship requires nearly 20 hours per week total, for 4 solid months.

Currie Technologies, producer of IZIP hybrid electric bicycles, is looking forTerritory Managersin various regions throughout the U.S.  If you're passionate about the new electric bicycle trend, this could be the right opportunity for you!

180s, makers of innovative performance gear including ear warmers, gloves, accessories, and apparel, has "2" NEW openings at their Baltimore, Maryland headquarters:
Marketing Specialist
Sourcing Coordinator

Fox, in Irvine, Calif., is searching for an experienced Executive Assistant to support the day-to-day administrative needs of the company's CEO/CFO.

Fox is also in need of an Associate Planner!  This position is based in Irvine, Calif., and its main function is to support the Planner with analysis of sales data and current market trends to develop seasonal forecasts for various product categories.

There's some hiring going on at prAna!  The company is looking to add "4" key members to their team in Carlsbad, Calif.:
Director of Ecommerce
Visual Merchandiser

Designer - Men's Apparel

Sales Coordinator

Oakley is looking to welcome a Junior Financial Analyst with 3+ years of experience on board in Foothill Ranch, Calif.

ONE Industries is looking for a Production Artist to support their marketing department in San Diego, Calif.  The ideal candidate has a passion for the action sports industry, specifically motocross and downhill mountain biking.

The Outdoor Recreation Group, manufacturer and distributor of branded backpacks, camping accessories, and apparel, is looking for a Product Developer to focus on Backpacks and Luggage.  This position is based at their Los Angeles, Calif. office.

Sullen Clothing, in Los Alamitos, Calif., is looking for a full-time Graphic Designer / Illustrator with experience in the tattoo and/or action sports lifestyle industries.

L*Space, an established premium swimwear manufacturer based in Irvine, Calif., is seeking a detail oriented Staff Accountant with 2+ years of experience.

Design LAB, a growing domestic import firm in Gardena, Calif., is seeking a Senior Designer to work on different types of products with different customers every day.

The Yard Manufacturing produces fashion knit tops for an exclusive group of branded clients, and they have an exciting opportunity to bring a Product Manager on board at their Santa Ana, Calif. headquarters.

TUSA, a leading global manufacturer and distributor of premium watersports brands, is seeking a Designer/Marketing Coordinator to join the crew in Long Beach, Calif.

A Confidential, fast-growing design firm based in Orange County, Calif. is looking for a Freelance Footwear Designer with 3+ years of experience.

Spy Optic, developers and distributors of premium eyewear products, is in need of a Planning & Purchasing Managerto join them at their corporate office in Carlsbad, Calif.

Travis Mathew Apparel, a progressive golf apparel brand in Seal Beach, Calif., is looking for a Customer Service Representative with 3+ years of experience to come on board.

Fox, in Irvine, Calif., is in need of a Retail Stores Buyer to oversee all buying and merchandising functions for the company's retail stores.

New Era Cap is seeking an Office Administrator to be responsible for all administrative support at their Action Sports office in Irvine, Calif.

Baker Boys Distribution, a fast-growing skateboard distribution company, is looking for a Graphic Designer / Layout Artist to join their team in North Hollywood, Calif.

Jenson USA, leading online and brick/mortar cycling retailer, is looking for Customer Support (Bicycle Experts) at their Riverside and Corona, Calif. locations. The ability to speak a second language, such as Spanish or Portugese, is a huge plus for this one!

Electric Visual, located in San Clemente, Calif., is on the hunt for aSnow Helmet Category Designer to work on an exciting new product category for the company.

Arbor, located in Venice, Calif., is in need of an energetic Graphic Designer to create unique, brand specific designs for their snow, skate, and apparel categories.


Orage Ski, with headquarters in Quebec, is in need of a Sales Representative to manage, sell to, and service accounts in British Columbia, Canada.

Trek Bikes, located in Waterloo, Wisconsin (Madison Area) needs an Interaction Designer with 5+ years of experience to be a key member of their in-house creative group.

Black Diamond Equipment, leading maker of climbing and skiing gear, is looking for a Systems Analystwith 4+ years of experience to be based in their Salt Lake City, Utah headquarters.

Here's another awesome opportunity in Salt Lake City, Utah!  Niche Snowboards is looking to bring aSocial Media Manager on board.  This person will implement the company's social media strategy to drive brand awareness, sales, and community engagement.

K2 Sports is hiring!  Check out these "3" NEW positions at their Seattle, Wash. headquarters:
Digital and Social Media Manager
Graphic Designer (Skis)

Marketing Coordinator is looking for aVisual Web Designer (Jewelry & Watches) with a background in retail websites to join their Seattle, Wash. based team.

Contour, Seattle, Wash. based creator of innovative video tools for modern-day explorers, is searching for a National Sales Manager to focus on North American specialty dealers.

Rip Curl is searching for a passionate and driven Associate Planner to work collaboratively with retail buyers to drive financial results.  This position is located at the company's headquarters in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Rip Curl is also looking for a highly organized and detail oriented individual to come on board as anEDI Coordinatorin Costa Mesa, Calif.  This person will be responsible for maintaining EDI system documents, assisting with customer service, and daily orders and invoicing.

Gramicci has been making some of the best outdoor and climbing apparel for the past 30 years, and they're looking to add a freelance Graphic Design Artistto the team.  This position can be based anywhere, however you must be able to travel to their home office in Agoura, Calif., approximately 5 to 10 times per year.

DC Shoes, in Huntington Beach, Calif., is seeking a Supply Planner to focus on apparel.  Responsibilities include utilizing strategic planning to determine the appropriate factory base for the business, sourcing new factories, reducing lead times, and increasing cost savings.

Ezekiel is on the hunt for an Art Director to join their team in Irvine, Calif.  Their ideal candidate is smart, creative, innovative, and takes pride in producing excellent results.  Put your name in the hat if you think this sounds like you!

A Confidential action sports clothing company in Orange County, Calif., is seeking an in-house Account Manager to handle the order entry process and assist with the company's sales efforts.

Alpinestars, located in Torrance, Calif., is looking for a Production Support Administrator to join the crew in their apparel production department.

TaylorMade Golf Company, in Carlsbad, Calif., is searching for a couple of designers.  Check out these "2" NEW opportunities!
Graphic Designer
Production Designer

Girl Skateboard Company, in Torrance, Calif., is looking to add a Staff Accountant (Accounts Payable) to the crew.

Girl Skateboard Company is also looking for the right person to join them as a Domestic Sales Manager. The position is located in Torrance, Calif.

The La Jolla Group, in Irvine, Calif., is seeking a part time AP Assistant who can work 3 days a week (Tuesday through Thursday).

Specialized Bikes, located in Morgan Hill, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area), is seeking a Demand Planning Analyst to gather, analyze, and prepare reports, as well as make recommendations for improvements.

Ocean Current, in Vernon, Calif., is seeking a full time Road Warrior Sales Rep / Assistant to support the company's VP of Sales and contribute to the growth of their surf and skate clothing company.

Rockstar is swinging its doors open to welcome "4" NEW people on board in Los Angeles, Calif.:
Senior Interactive Designer
Production Artist

PR / Social Media Manager

E-Commerce / Purchasing Manager

Bravo Sports, global leader in the outdoor, recreational, and sporting goods markets, is in need of anAssistant Product Managerin Santa Fe Springs, Calif.

Easton-Bell Sports is in need of aSr. Advanced Concepts Mechanical Engineer & Designer to be responsible for their Bike category in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz Area).

A Confidential growing skate company in Costa Mesa, Calif. has an exciting opportunity for a motivated and detail oriented Account Sales Representative to join their inside sales team.

Melmarc Products, a large volume screen printing company located in Santa Ana, Calif., is looking for aDirector of Research and Development.  Extensive, hands-on knowledge of all aspects of screen printing is a must!

SKLZ, maker of some of the most innovative and effective sports training products around, has "3" NEW Openings at their Carlsbad, Calif. office:
Graphic Designer
Junior Designer
Product Manager (Athletic Performance / Fitness)

Tilly's, in Irvine, Calif., is looking for a Fashion Trend Analyst to specialize in the Men's category.

A2Z Trends is seeking a Sales Account Executive with 5+ years of experience to play an important role on their sales team in Los Angeles, Calif. Must have a passion for fashion!

A2Z Trends is also looking to add 2 more people to the roster at their Los Angeles, Calif. office:
Production/Logistics Manager
Woven Tops and Bottoms Product Development Manager

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