Industry News 12/11/2012

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Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

SKATE: The New GLOBE Graphic Bantam ST Boards

 

SUPPORT: Coastkeeper Explores Future of Low Impact Development in San Diego

 

MOTO: Official 2013 Monster Energy Supercross Championship Trailer

 

MOTO: Nominees for 2012 AMA Championship Banquet

 

EVENT: Watch the 2012 Surfer Poll Awards Tonight!

 

SKATE: Thrasher Magazine Announces the 2012 Skater of the Year

 

B$Z: Snow Sports Market Declines in October

 

ROBOTS: Liquid Robotics' Marine Robot Completes 9,000 Mile Cross-Pacific Journey

 

EMP: X-1 Audio, Inc. Announces Board of Directors Appointment

 

SURF: Brazil Wins Gold At The 2012 ISA World Bodyboard Championship In Venezuela

 

EMP: Origin Design + Communications welcomes Daina Carmichael as Account Supervisor

 

BIKE: Enduro World Series Announces 2013 Event Schedule

 

URF: Adam Melling Wins Vans World Cup of Surfing, Requalifies for ASP WCT

 

EVENT: Save the Date! World Snowboard Day Is Back

 

SUPPORT: Sims Snowboards Launches Tom Sims Legacy Fund

 

SKATE: TEAM PHUN Introduces the ASTROBOARD Skateboard Using a Patented Design Featuring Astroturf

 

SUPPORT: Outdoor Industry Association Rejects Sales of Public Lands in Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

 

Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

SandBox Marketing is bringing on Ryan Carpentier as its new Graphic Designer, with a marketing manager mind! Left and right – covered.

 

Overland Equipment has welcomed not one, but TWO new Independent Sales Reps to its team. Michael McCrory comes on board to represent the brand in the West, and Thomas Brugger will take on the Mid Atlantic territory.

 

 
 
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Hanson Dodge, a leading creative agency in the active lifestyle world, is in search of a Creative Director with a minimum of 5 years of experience to help lead the creative strategic planning for major brands like Trek, Wolverine, and Wilson. This position to be based at the company's headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisc.

AxlsCloset.com is an independent retailer of premium children's apparel based in Salt Lake City, Utah and is currently in need of a Merchandising Coordinator to be responsible for the way our product is presented to consumers on our site.

Chums is a great company to work for in Salt Lake City, Utah. They have an opening for an experienced Product Development Manager to join the team.

A Confidential Company located in New York, NY has an immediate opening for a Product Manager for Sport Brands with prior product management experience in the outdoor/action sports/watch industry.

Specialized Bikes also has an exciting opportunity for a Finance Manager for USA Business to join the crew in Morgan Hill, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area).

Easton-Bell Sports, in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz area), is serving up "6" NEW opportunities today. Check 'em out!
Senior Developer for Advanced Concepts
Mechanical Engineer - Easton Team Sports
Technical Illustrator
Brand Manager - Giro Snow
Senior Advanced Concepts Mechanical Engineer & Designer
Senior Mechanical Engineer - Easton Team Sports

Horny Toad Activewear, located in gorgeous Santa Barbara, Calif., is seeking a Senior Product Developer to join the team.

Dye Precision, Inc., a Sports Technology Company, is seeking a full-time Sr. Technical Designer to join its Research & Development team in San Diego, Calif. DYE is currently the paintball industry's leading manufacturer and is expanding into multiple categories within the action sports market.

For nearly 20 years, Lucas Oil has established itself as a top selling additive line in the American truck stop industry and is on a mission for a Graphic Designer to join the creative department in Corona, Calif.

One Distribution, located in Fountain Valley, Calif. and home to SUPRA FOOTWEAR, is seeking a Development Coordinator.

Scott-Sports is seeking a qualified individual for the full-time position of Apparel/Product Designer within its Motorsport Division. This position will be located in Carlsbad, Calif.

NEFF Headwear in Camarillo, Calif. is seeking a qualified Customer Service/Sales Operations Representative.

Vans, the leading action sports lifestyle company for the youth market, is swinging their doors wide open for "3" NEW people to join their crew in Cypress, Calif.!
Material Master Specialist
Girl's Accessories Designer
Men's Accessories Designer

Manduka is the industry leader of high-performance, innovative and eco-conscious yoga products. The Manduka Sales Team based in El Segundo, Calif. is responsible for driving our sales growth and providing our customers with world class customer service. Manduka is looking for a Key Account Executive to help drive and support our domestic key account relationships.

A Confidential Company in Los Angeles, Calif. is seeking an ambitious, resourceful, hard-working Account Coordinator to join a growing team. If you are looking for a lot of responsibility and a lot of learning, please apply!

For over 15 years, Zamst has designed bracing and support products specializing in the sports industry and currently has a need for a Product Specialist to deliver ZAMST's educational message in the field and contribute to the development of sales and brand awareness. Please note, this position features an Open Location with no relocation and frequent travel is required; emphasis within the Western and Eastern territories.

December 10, 2012

Origin Design + Communications is a leader in the North American outdoor sports marketing, branding and creative scene; and with offices in Whistler and Montreal, Canada, are as comfortable in the west as in the east, in English as in French, and in snowboard boots as in late-night falafel stands. Origin currently has an Interactive Designer position available. The successful candidate may choose between our Whistler and Montreal offices.

GMR Marketing is looking for Nutrition Tech Representatives to promote PowerBar products to end users in performance nutrition specialty markets. Each NTR is assigned a designated geographic market from the available positions: in Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio in & Seattle, Wash.

Fuse is a youth marketing agency that connects brands with teens and young adults through sports, music, fashion, gaming and other interests. Fuse is currently seeking an individual with three - five years public relations and/or editorial experience to fill the role of Public Relations Manager. The individual must have a sound understanding of media relations, digital and social media, youth culture and action sports. He or she will work in Fuse's Burlington, Vermont office or New York City office.

The Red Wing Shoe Company has a long tradition of building trail ready footwear for trail ready lives. Vasque, the parent company, has "2" NEW opportunities for positions to be based in Red Wing, Minn. Check 'em out!
Senior Product Developer - Vasque
Marketing Manager - Vasque

Pro-Builders, specializing in the complete, thorough and professional assembly and service of bikes, grills, furniture, displays and more, is in need of an experienced Bike Mechanic with knowledge of derailleurs, v brakes, u brakes, gyros, etc. to help the company service Wal-Marts in the Phoenix, Ariz. area. This position could be seasonal, or lead to a long term position.

Check out this rare opportunity at Mammoth for a brand Videographer! Here is your chance for a killer job, on-the-hill and around the property, behind the camera and in the editing booth. This position to be based in Mammoth Lakes, Calif.

Catch Surf, based in San Clemente, Calif., is a fast-growing and exciting new brand and is looking for an ambitious Sales Manager to work directly with the company's founder and president to spearhead distribution efforts of its new men's clothing division.

A Confidential Orange County based (Costa Mesa/Laguna Beach, Calif.) Swimwear Company is looking for a Product Development Assistant who is driven, organized and a strong communicator. The ideal candidate will be able to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.

Boot Barn in Irvine, Calif. is the largest specialty western and work wear retailer in the United States and is on the lookout for a Retail Work Wear Buyer to report to the Vice President of Buying and Merchandising.

Aftco, located in Santa Ana, Calif. is passionate about its products, the fishing lifestyle and most important, its employees, is looking for an Operations Assistant.

Scorpion Sports Inc., a world leader in Helmets and ExoWear apparel, is looking for a Customer Service Representative to join the team in Santa Fe Springs, Calif.

Creative Recreation is looking for a Senior Footwear Developer to join its team in West Hollywood, Calif.

INTERNSHIP:
Ahhh, the age-old question: "How am I supposed to GET experience if no one will give me a job without it?" Well that's what internships are for, duh! Sole Technology Inc. is looking for ambitious and driven college students majoring in public relations or communications to join the team as an Intern! This position to be based in Lake Forest, Calif.

December 7, 2012

Would you love to put your passion for the outdoors to work? Are you "Born To Work Here"? Then Cabela's, the World's Foremost Outfitter of Hunting, Fishing and Outdoor Gear, might be the place for you. Cabela's has "2" NEW opportunities for positions to be based in Sidney, Neb. Check 'em out!
Textile Development Manager
Technical Design Manager - Apparel

Black Diamond Equipment, maker of world class climbing and skiing gear, is in need of an eCommerce Web Developer responsible for the design, development and sustainment of Black Diamond Inc. web and eCommerce sites. This position to be based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Reed Exhibitions, the world's largest events organizer and responsible for the New York Comic Con, The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, PAX, Star Wars Celebrations, The UFC Fan Expo, and other large consumer events in the pop culture world, is seeking an Action Sports Sales Executive for the launch of a new event in the skateboard industry. This position to be based in Norwalk, Conn.

Easton-Bell Sports, in Scotts Valley, Calif. (Santa Cruz area), is seeking a Senior Developer for Advanced Concepts responsible for the development of world-class Bike concepts for product or product manufacturing from ideation through prototyping, initial development and final development.

Callaway Golf is a global company with two world class brands, Callaway and Odyssey. The Carlsbad, Calif. based company has an immediate opening for a Product Developer for Global Accessories to be responsible for executing the product development process for the Callaway and Odyssey soft goods and accessories products.

Dragon is a premier action sports brand based in Carlsbad, Calif. that specializes in the manufacturing and marketing of quality sunglasses, goggles, softgoods and accessories. Dragon has a need for an organized and experienced Product Line Manager to be responsible for overall strategy, design, creative direction, and product launch.

Volcom, located in Costa Mesa, Calif. has an opening in its Marketing department for a Latin America Marketing Manager.

Tilly's has an amazing opportunity for a Technical Designer to join the denim department in Irvine, Calif.

Travis Mathew Apparel, a progressive golf apparel brand in Seal Beach, Calif., is looking for a Front-End Web Developer with graphic design skills who will work within the marketing team to build and maintain features and functionality within the TM site.

Vans, the leading action sports lifestyle company for the youth market, is swinging their doors wide open for "2" NEW people to join their crew in Cypress, Calif.!
Men's Accessories Designer
Accessories Designer - Girl's

FOX, located in Irvine, Calif. is looking for a Designer - Men's Wovens to join its apparel design department.

Easton-Bell Sports, in Van Nuys, Calif., is serving up "2" NEW opportunities today. Check 'em out!
Senior Composites Engineer
Product Graphic Design Manager

December 6, 2012

Switch Vision, the developer of the most exciting sunglass technology to hit the market in years, is looking for a Retail Sport Channel Sales Managerto lead efforts in the Retail Mountain/Outdoor channel. This position to be based in Denver, Colo.

Surf Expo in Atlanta, Georgia is seeking a Marketing Director to oversee all aspects of marketing strategy and communications for the Sports and Fashion Division of GLM shows.

CCS is a leading board culture retailer based in New York, NY and the company operates a robust online, catalog & store business and is currently searching for an experienced and knowledgeable Catalog Merchandiser to creatively and strategically merchandise an assortment of Skate and Snow product in an omni-channel environment.

If you have a passion for the outdoors and enjoy a fast-paced environment, then the North Face is the place for you! The North Face sales team is currently on the hunt for a Director of Sales for the East territory to join the team in Alameda, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area).

Lucy Activewear creates fashion forward performance apparel that inspires athletic women and are currently in search of a Retail Store Operations Manager to join the team in Alameda, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area).

Ariat International, based in Union City, Calif. (San Francisco Bay area), is in need of a National Sales Manager for its Footwear category who will provide leadership and direction to a team of Sales Representatives who represent the Ariat Lifestyle category in the United States.

A Confidential and Progressive Retail Operator with several boutiques newly opened (menswear, household gifts, shoe store and casual restaurant) is seeking an experienced Retail Store Manager to supervise the staff in San Diego, Calif.

SPY makes function-forward face wear for fast fashion freaks who give a funk about what they wear. The Carlsbad, Calif. based company is currently in need of a Product Line Manager responsible for ensuring relevant product is introduced into the marketplace that is competitive in regards to aesthetic, price, and technology, while concurrently aligning with the company's business and financial goals.

Graffy, Inc. is a boutique Media Agency specializing in cutting-edge strategies & solutions and is currently looking for an Account Services Representative to join the team in Cardiff by the Sea, Calif.

Do you love working with computers and technology and have a passion to combine a lifestyle and career in the surf industry? If the answer is yes, then Rip Curl has the role for you...Rip Curl is on The Search for an IT Network Support Administrator to join the team based in Costa Mesa, Calif., at the company's head office, to provide technical software, hardware and network problem support to our computer users.

Lifted Research Group (LRG) is seeking a full-time talented and motivated Head of Marketing whose job is to lead a talented and creative group of ambitious individuals, and to develop and execute a unified strategy that encompasses the entire LRG brand. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

Fox, in Irvine, Calif., continues to grow its team! They have "4" NEW positions for you today. Check 'em out!
Footwear Key Account Rep - West
Director of Clothing Product Development
Accessories Designer - Men's
Technical Design Manager

SHIFT stormed onto the motorcycling scene in 1997 and has grown into an international brand, producing innovative riding apparel for markets around the world. The company, based in Irvine, Calif., is in need of a Merchandiser to be responsible for directly managing all aspects of SHIFT Motocross and Casual clothing.

Pacific Sunwear, rooted in California teen culture and now with over 800 stores in 50 states is on the hunt for a Merchandise Planner to join the team in Anaheim, Calif.

Pricepoint.com is America's premier online cycling source and has recently moved into its brand new customized facilities located in the beautiful South Bay region of Los Angeles. As a result, Price Point is currently expanding its team of dedicated professionals and is now accepting applications for the position of Customer Service Manager to be based in Rancho Dominguez, Calif.

Do you love to surf and have a desire to work with real people who truly live the lifestyle in and out of the office? If so, Carver Skateboards in El Segundo, Calif. is growing and is in need of a Sales and Operations Support Coordinator to handle the rapidly increasing demand for Carver Skateboards.

The Outdoor Recreation Group, in Los Angeles, Calif., is in search of a Men's Outerwear Technical Designer to be responsible for the creation and maintenance of garment technical packages, including technical sketches, necessary for the timely and quality manufacture of The Outdoor Recreation Group's apparel products.

December 5, 2012

Asics America Corp. has an immediate opening for an Apparel Developer drives the specification process to assure the on-time development, engineering and accurate documentation of all products. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

Kuhl is a product driven company with a passion for the outdoor experience based in Murray, Utah and is currently on the hunt for a Credit Manager to oversee the credit and collections functions, enforce credit policy, perform ad hoc monthly reporting, and various related special projects.

Come work with the most innovative cycling brand in the world! Specialized Bikes in Morgan Hill, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area) has "2" NEW opportunities today. Check 'em out!
Apparel Designer - Technical Apparel and Graphics
Softgoods Developer

Dye Precision, Inc., the paintball industry leader based in San Diego, Calif., is seeking a full-time Web Developer with excellent technical abilities and well-rounded web skills.

Dye Precision, Inc., based in San Diego, Calif., is also seeking a full-time Electronics Engineer with excellent technical abilities.

Pricepoint.com is America's premier online cycling source and has recently moved into its brand new customized facilities located in the beautiful South Bay region of Los Angeles. As a result, Price Point is currently expanding its team of dedicated professionals and is now accepting applications for the position of Administrative Staff Manager to be based in Rancho Dominguez, Calif.

Vans, the leading action sports lifestyle company for the youth market, is swinging their doors wide open for "4" NEW people to join their crew in Cypress, Calif.!
Accessories Designer - Girl's
Marketing Manager - OTW/Active
Men's Accessories Designer
Assistant Buyer

Boot Barn in Irvine, Calif. is the largest specialty western and work wear retailer in the United States and is on the lookout for an Assistant Graphic Designer responsible for visually documenting all procedures and communicating works via images and text for the exclusive brand products and process. This role will also support development creating collateral materials such as photos, tech packs, graphics and visual layouts.

New Era Cap, a leading sports-licensed headwear company, is seeking a Sourcing Coordinator to join the team in Irvine, Calif.

Pacific Sunwear, rooted in California teen culture and now with over 800 stores in 50 states is swinging their doors wide open for "4" NEW people to join their crew in Anaheim, Calif.!
Senior Programmer Analyst - RPG, WMS/PKMS
Vice President of Human Resources
District Manager - South NY/North NJ
Merchandise Planner

Jenson USA, based in Riverside, Calif. is on a mission for an Email Marketing Specialist I handles the day-to-day operations of the Jenson USA mass marketing email program.

Dwindle Distribution, located in El Segundo Calif., is looking for motivated Inside Sales/Customer Service Representatives with action sports hardgoods & soft goods experience. This position is hourly, plus commission and candidates are expected to work full-time, Monday thru Friday and some weekends.

Diystro, an established international streetwear brand in Los Angeles, Calif. continues to grow its team! They have "2" NEW positions for you today. Check 'em out!
Web Specialist
Retail Sales Manager

A Confidential Company based in Los Angeles, Calif. is seeking an ambitious, resourceful, hard-working Senior Account Manager to join its growing team.

The Outdoor Recreation Group, in Los Angeles, Calif., continues to grow its team! They have "3" NEW positions for you today. Check 'em out!
Product Designer - Luggage
Pre-Production Coordinator
Men's Outerwear Technical Designer

 

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