Industry News 9/11/2012

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B$Z: SD Sport Innovators Launches Springboard 2.0 Program

EMP: Dispatch hires Nick Legan as cycling communications specialist

EVENT: Billabong Hosts 13th Annual Cosmic Creek

B$Z: RAMP Revolutionizes Ski Design with Rapid Prototyping

WEB: Live Webcast Announced: The Boardroom International Surfboard Show October 6th-7th

WEB: 2013 Special Blend Site Kicks Off 21 Years!

EVENT: New York Surf Film Festival Releases 2012 Official Film Program

EMP: Dispatch Hired as Communications Agency for Bell, Blackburn Design

EMP: Apex Sports Group Expands with Experienced Sales Team

B$Z: I Ride I Recycle Introduces "Green Zone" At This Year's Surf Expo

VIDEO: SX Ed: Episode # 4

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Wahoo Fitness in Atlanta, Georgia connects smartphones to fitness activities and is currently on the hunto for a Sales Account Manager with a few years of sales experience under their belt.

Scott USA is currently searching for a Motosports Marketing Assistant/Rider Support Coordinator to work out of the company's Sun Valley, Idaho office.

PUMA North America, Inc. in Boston, Mass., has an immediate need for a Senior Product Line Manager to take charge of the company's Footwear - Progressive Running/Training Department.

K2 Sports, located in Seattle, Wash. has an opening for a Snowboard Boot Design Engineer.

Tilly's has an amazing opportunity for a District Manager to join their crew in San Jose, Calif.

Easton-Bell Sports is seeking a Senior Advanced Concepts Mechanical Engineer & Designer to in a team environment to conceive and develop concepts and strategies for proof of concept from the company's offices in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz Area).

Sport Chalet continues to grow its team! They have "3" NEW positions for you today for their various retail locations in Southern California. Check 'em out!
General Manager - Distribution Center Operations - Ontario Calif.
General Manager-in-Training - Orange County, Calif.
Merchandise Planner - La Canada, Calif.

Futures Fins, a global manufacturer of surfing accessories, is currently looking for an experienced and highly detailed Shipping Department Manager to join their crew in Huntington Beach, Calif. Experience in the action sports industry is a must!

OBEY Clothing, located in Irvine, Calif., is searching for a Bilingual Human Resources Administrator to direct the company's HR functions. This includes employment, compensation, benefits, training, and employee relations and services.

Fox in Irvine, Calif. is looking for one good person to come join the team as an Accessories Designer and work with the world's best athletes and their clothing production.

EVS Sports, the Original Protective Gear Company based in Rancho Dominguez, Calif., is seeking out qualified candidates for a Marketing and PR Coordinator position.

Affliction Clothing is looking for a self motivated, detail oriented, and organized Assistant Product Developer to join the Product Development team in Seal Beach, Calif. This opening is for an assistant who can partner with Sourcing, Tech Design, Design, and many aspects of the business.

GLOBE, designers and distributors of shoes, clothing and cruiser skateboards is looking for an experienced Surf Marketing Manager to join its marketing team in El Segundo, Calif.

Fera Intl. Corp. in Los Angeles, Calif. is looking for a qualified, design-oriented, digital-savvy Marketing Coordinator and enthusiastic team member to support our sales and marketing outreach.

DVS Shoe Company, a footwear brand that is designed specifically for skateboarding, is looking for a Web Administrator to work from their Westminster, Calif. headquarters.

Dahon focuses on creating innovative but reasonably priced folding bicycles from their headquarters in Duarte, Calif. (Los Angeles Area) and has an immediate opening for a Product Manager to assist in the development and product management of our folding bike and accessories lines.

September 10, 2012

Wolverine World Wide, based in Rockford, Mich., is a global marketer of branded footwear, as well as apparel and accessories and is currently on the hunt for a Product Line Manager for Chaco and is responsible for planning and managing the Chaco product line to drive revenue growth and ensure that the brand achieves revenue and margin goals.

Moosejaw, headquartered in Madison Heights, Mich., is the most fun outdoor retailer ever and is currently seeking a full-time, web-based Graphic Designer to add to the marketing department.

Sport Systems, one of the Southwest's largest specialty retailers and located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is looking for a progressive General Manager that can help the business grow.

One Source Apparel, headquartered in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, specializes in full package, manufacturing of high quality apparel, and has an immediate opening for a Customer Develmopment Manager to monitor and manage the development timeline and process, all costing and pricing, and much of the daily development communications related to their customers.

REI - Recreational Equipment Inc. located in Kent, Wash. (Seattle Area) is looking for "2" candidates for the newly created position of Lead Product Developer for the company's apparel division.

Acushnet Company is a leading maker of golf balls, clubs, shoes, gloves, and other golfing equipment and accessories based in Oceanside, Calif. The company is currently looking for an Apparel Product Developer to support the Apparel Director in the development of all new products from the initial design concepts through to the final production, delivery and fulfillment.

The Gear Co-op in Costa Mesa, Calif., is a retailer of outdoor apparel and equipment with a strong online presence and a retail store in SoCal has an opening for an Assistant Buyer/Online Merchandiser to contribute to the company's success by aiding the buyer/product manager.

Sole Technology has an immediate opening for a Global Brand Director for etnies to come on board in Lake Forest, Calif.

Sole Technology, in Lake Forest, Calif., also has an immediate opening for a Director of Sales to come on board and take on the etnies brand.

Displayit Inc., a manufacturer of custom exhibits, retail environments, corporate environments, and retail fixtures, is looking for a Retail Designer to join them in Foothill Ranch, Calif.

September 10, 2012

Do you get excited about figuring out how things work? Then you might be the right candidate for the open Product Development Manager position for Wise Pearl Limited, a leading bag/backpack/luggage manufacturer with a 20+ year history in China and a top notch client list from Europe and the USA. The company is on a mission to find that rare individual who can build, train and motivate a team of local Chinese staff to do great things in the bag world. This postion to be based in Shenzhen, China.

Robson Forensic, Inc. a forensic engineering firm based in Lancaster, PA, seeks experienced Skateboarders for assignments investigating how specific skateboard "accidents" occurred and determining underlying causes.

Robson Forensic, Inc. in Lancaster, PA also seeks experienced Bicyclists for assignments investigating how specific bicycle "accidents" occurred and determining underlying causes.

Smith Sport Optics in Ketchum, Idaho is on the lookout for an Executive Director for the Elite Division, Smith's premiere protective business unit, to execute a sustainable growth plan to achieve the annual division sales & margin goals for Smith Elite business.

The Bikes Belong Coalition in Boulder, Colo. is the U.S. bicycle industry organization dedicated to getting more people riding bikes more often and are currently on a mission for a Marketing Manager to help to produce the marketing and communications for the Coalition with a primary focus on the National Bike Challenge.

Crocs Inc., in Niwot, Colo. (Boulder Area), has an immediate opening for a Footwear Designer to develop creative concepts, design market leading products and appropriate high value innovations.

evo is a leading multi-channel retail brand that addresses the lifestyle and sporting needs for the urban, action sports enthusiast. The company, located in Seattle, Wash., is in search of a Store Manager to be responsible for all store functions associated with running a retail store profit center.

Kelly Services, a leading modern outdoor lifestyle apparel and accessories manufacturer, has an immediate need for a Pattern Specialist to be based in Bellevue, Wash.

Cascade Designs began over 35 years ago with the simple idea of providing a more comfortable night outdoors and are currently looking for a Seasonal Graphic Designer to join the team in Seattle, Wash.

Cycling Sports Group in Bethel, Connecticut seeks a Senior Graphic Designer responsible for determining and preparing color and graphic design (and other related designs).

Easton-Bell Sports, in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz area), is serving up "6" NEW opportunities today. Check 'em out!
Technical Product Developer
Traffic Coordinator
Drafter
Senior Developer, Advanced Concepts
Director, Advanced Concepts
Junior Industrial Designer

Fifth Sun, located in Chico, Calif., is a leading supplier of graphic knit apparel for the retail clothing industry, has an open position for a Licensing Manager who should be passionate about the trade they practice.

Volcom is rolling out the red carpet for an E-Commerce Web Developer to come on board in Costa Mesa, Calif.

OluKai, maker of premium footwear for the ocean lifestyle, is seeking a Distribution Center Logistics Coordinator to be a part of a great team of people in Irvine, Calif.

OluKai is also looking to fill an open position for a dynamic Marketing Manager to be a part of a great team of people in Irvine, Calif.

5.11 Tactical creates superior products that enhance the safety, accuracy, speed, and performance of law enforcement, military, firefighting, and EMS professionals. They're looking to add "2" NEW individuals to their team in Irvine, Calif.:
Technical Designer Assistant - Outerwear
Director of Product Development - Hardlines

NRI is one of Canada's leading distribution service providers sevicing mostly American and European manufacturers of premium apparel and equipment in the active lifestyle market. The company is now opening operations in the Broadway area of Los Angeles, Calif. and is looking for a Customer Service Representative for the California Division.

NRI in Los Angeles, Calif. is also on the hunt for a Human Resources Generalist to enable and ensure a culture of excellence through the design and implementation of various HR related programs that align with the departmental objectives and the organization's vision, mission and values. This role will provide Human Resources functions for NRI Distribution and Westlife.

September 6, 2012

prAna, committed to growing and resonating with like-minded people: climbers, surfers, athletes of all flavors, yogis, artists and free spirited folks around the world, is looking for a Store Manager to head their retail location in Edina, Minnesota.

Ten 27 Cycles in Evanston, Illinois has expanded its Service business more than expected this summer, and are committed to growing our capacity and expertise even more over the next several years. The full-service bicycle retail and repair shop seeks to add a highly experienced Mechanic to its professional staff for immediate work and beyond.

Sun & Ski Sports is a leader in specialty sports retail based in Houston, Tex. The company currently as a need for a Swim/Apparel Buyer to be responsible for picking assortments in the following.

Prodeco Technologies, an electric bicycles production and distribution company located in Pompano Beach, Fla., has a need for enthusiastic, energized, and professional Customer Service Representatives to join our existing customer service team.

Canada Goose is committed to producing the best extreme weather outerwear in the world and is currently on the hunt for a Part Time Administrative Assistant to work hand-in-hand with our Director of US Sales to help facilitate his day to day functions by providing administrative support. This part-time position to be based in Denver, Colo.

Dakine, in Hood River, Ore., is beefing up their Design team!. Check out these "4" NEW open positions:
Product Line Manager - Tech. Backpacks,Bags,Luggage
Men's Lifestyle Packs and Bags Developer

Senior Graphic Designer
Production Design Manager

Helly Hansen, a leading wholesaler and retailer of high performance outdoor apparel and footwear, is seeking an experienced Marketing Specialist to provide general sales and marketing support within Colorado, Utah, and Northern California. Candidates are expected to work from his/her home office in Colorado, but will travel extensively.

Are you a dynamic LEADER who is searching for security and stability? If so, you can look forward to running with the BEST! Road Runner Sports is looking to fill multiple Retail Store Manager positions for locations in Locations in New Jersey, Maryland, and Calif.

Come work with the most innovative cycling brand in the world! Specialized Bikes in Morgan Hill, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area) has "4" NEW positions for you today. Check 'em out!
.Net / SharePoint Developer
Senior Web Developer
Demand Planning Analyst
Finance Manager - USA Business

Aether Apparel, makers of high-end outdoor outerwear, swim trunks, knits, and accessories, has an exciting new opportunity for an Associate / Manager for their San Francisco, Calif. retail store.

Dye Precision, Inc., the paintball industry leader, is looking for a career-minded Global Supply Chain / Purchasing Manager to join its promotions staff in San Diego, Calif.

Leader Bikes, a fast growing global bicycle manufacturer based in San Diego, Calif., seeks to hire an Inside Sales and Customer Loyalty Representative.

TaylorMade Golf Brands is seeking a Footwear Product Marketing Manager to join their team in Carlsbad, Calif.

Next Up is a skateboarding non-profit that was started by people who love skateboarding. The Orange County, Calif. based Non-Profit Organization is seeking a Volunteer Webmaster.

The Blue Sky Group is an Independent Sales Rep Agency which represents many industry-leading brands within the Winter and Outdoor market throughout the state of California and has an opening to bring on a Sales / Merchandising Assistant to cover Southern California.

Ovation Medical, a world class designer, manufacturer and distributor of orthopedic braces and supports based in Agoura Hills, Calif., is in search of a highly creative Product Development Engineer to join a motivated team looking to create world-class cutting edge medical products and touch people lives in positive manner.

Monster Energy, based in Corona, Calif., is a leading marketer and distributor of energy drinks and alternative beverages. The company is seeking an Associate Brand Manager to focus on the collaborative development of ongoing marketing support for the Monster Energy Brand.

Monster Energy, based in Corona, Calif., is also searching for an Associate Brand Manager for Worx Energy to spearhead the marketing efforts of the Worx Energy shot brand.

Fox, in Irvine, Calif., continues to grow its team! They have "2" NEW positions for you today. Check 'em out!
Product Developer
Retail Store Manager - Company Store (at HQ)

Fox is also looking for a Store Manager for their retail location in Carlsbad, Calif.

Incase, where a relentless commitment to design creates innovative products that provide customers with an uncompromising, elevated experience is on a mission for a Senior Manager of Purchasing & Logistics. This position to be based in Chino, Calif.

Manduka, recognized in the industry and in the marketplace as a leader of high-performance yoga products, has an opening for a Customer Care Representatives to be responsible for upholding the superior level of customer service on which the company has built its reputation. This position to be based in El Segundo, Calif.

Aether Apparel, makers of high-end outdoor outerwear, swim trunks, knits, and accessories, has an exciting new opportunity for a Women's Apparel Designer within the design team in Los Angeles, Calif.

INTERNSHIP:
Injinji Inc., the original performance toe-sock company, is looking for a creative and driven Graphic Design & Videography Intern to help generate video and creative content for the Marketing Department. This internship is based at their San Diego, Calif. headquarters.

Injinji Inc. is also looking for a creative, driven and articulate Marketing, PR & Social Media Intern to help manage our online presence/social media campaigns and assist Marketing Department. This internship is based at their San Diego, Calif. headquarters.

September 5, 2012

Global Trim, an apparel trim manufacturer with a wide list of clients in the action sports industry, is seeking outstanding, strong and inspiring leaders to act as Sales Executives. Multiple territories are available....apply now!

Rockford Fosgate, a high-performance audio manufacturer, is looking for a super star Graphic Designer to join the in-house creative department. This position, based in Tempe, Ariz., is an extremely visible position in the industry and candidates must possess a passion for audio and an understanding of a high-performance lifestyle brand.

Black Diamond Equipment, maker of world class climbing and skiing gear, and based in Salt Lake City, Utah, is in need of a Corporate Controller to oversee the accounting of Black Diamond, Inc. (the parent company).

Yakima is a world leader in the design and manufacture of cargo management equipment solutions for outdoor enthusiasts based in Beaverton, Oregon (Portland Area). The Yakima design team has an opening for a Senior Design Engineer to lead and design new products or redesign existing product.

Asics America Corp. in Woodburn, Oregon (Portland Area) has an opening for a Sales Associate (Team Player) who is able to ensure the customer is the primary focus and all non-selling tasks are secondary.

Airblaster, a winter sports outerwear, long underwear, & accessories company based in Portland, Ore., is looking for a successful Web / Graphic Designer with a strong creative drive, passion for great design, and the ability to take direction, lead projects, and create strong systems. Here's your chance to eat great food, work hard with a great team, and snowboard year round!

Dakine, in Hood River, Ore., is beefing up their Design team! Check out these "2" NEW open positions:
Men's Lifestyle Designer - Packs / Bags / Accessories
Women's Product Designer

Looking for an adventure, not a job? Icebreaker, one of the most innovative and dynamic names in the apparel industry, is seeking a part-time Retail Sales Associate to join and help at a retail store location in San Jose, Calif.

Easton Cycling is two parts science and one part passion based in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz Area) with a current opening for a Business Unit Director to be responsible for managing the Easton Cycling business unit to achieve brand and business objectives.

Easton-Bell Sports, in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz area), is serving up "2" NEW opportunities today. Check 'em out!
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Product Graphic Designer

Easton-Bell Sports is also in need of a Mechanical Engineer to be responsible for its Hockey Skates category in Van Nuys, Calif.

Horny Toad Activewear, located in gorgeous Santa Barbara, Calif., is seeking a Production Associate to manage the day-to-day deliverables related to development allocation, factory capacity planning, factory production timelines, order placement, and front-to-back quality control.

Alp-n-Rock LLC., offers the finest in ultra-luxe t-shirts with a purpose and is based in San Marcos, Calif. The company has "2" New positions to fill:
Sales Manager
Graphic Artist

The Wheat Group is looking for a motivated, hardworking, and honest individual to join their team as the Product Development Coordinator in San Diego, Calif.

Bicycle Warehouse retail stores offer a large selection of premium bikes, gear, apparel and top level tech service and the company is currently hiring experienced Retail Store Associates for their San Diego, Calif. locations.

Scratch Tracks are cultural engineers manufacturing music, mobility, fashion and technology for go-go lifestyles. Check out these "2" NEW open positions available in Long Beach, Calif.:
Wholesale Operations & Administration Manager
Warehouse / Logistics Coordinator

The Outdoor Recreation Group, in Los Angeles, Calif., is in search of a Marketing Assistant to assist the Marketing Coordinator with daily responsibilities.

Stone Brewing Company is opening a new Company Store location in Pasadena, Calif. The company is seeking a Store Supervisor who will be responsible for day-to-day supervision, presentation, operation and upkeep.

Scott USA is seeking a qualified individual for the full-time position of Senior Graphic Designer within its Motosport Division. This position will be located in Carlsbad, Calif.

A Confidential Company in Costa Mesa, Calif. is in need of a Graphic Designer with a dynamic skill set in web design and apparel graphics to help support the rapid growth of our women's contemporary brands.

The La Jolla Group, in Irvine, Calif., is looking for an Assistant Merchandiser, to support Metal Mulisha in all categories.

Tilly's is looking for a Fashion Stylist to join the team in Irvine, Calif. Candidates for this role will be expected to style all clothing, shoes, bags and accessories for our ecommerce in house shoots, as well as assist in coordinating outfits and layouts for the catalog business.

5.11 Tactical creates superior products that enhance the safety, accuracy, speed, and performance of law enforcement, military, firefighting, and EMS professionals. They're looking to add "2" NEW individuals to their team in Irvine, Calif.:
Product Development Coordinator - SMUs
Technical Design Assistant - Outerwear

Fox, in Irvine, Calif., continues to grow its team! They have "3" NEW positions for you today. Check 'em out!
International Product Line Manager
Senior Boardshorts Designer
Customer Support Manager

FELT Bicycles is looking for a passionate addition to fulfill the role of Marketing Specialist on its women's specific performance and lifestyle bicycle lines. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

INTERNSHIP:
Fox in Irvine, Calif. is looking for one good person to come join the team as a Marketing Intern to work with the world's best athletes.

The La Jolla Group is looking for an unpaid Intern for the Production department in Irvine, Calif. To be eligible for an internship you must currently be a student, and able to receive course credit.

Metal Mulisha is looking for an unpaid Intern, for the Men's Design department! To work specifically on the Men's cut and sew category in Irvine, Calif.

Metal Mulisha is also looking for an unpaid Intern, for the Merchandising department in Irvine, Calif.

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