Industry News 1/8/2013

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Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

JAX Bicycle Center has welcomed two new members to its team! John Cary has come on board as General Manager at the Laguna Niguel, Calif. location, and Kurt Johnson has joined the crew as Sales Manager at the Fullerton, Calif. shop. #DreamJobs

 

Iconic 30 year old climbing brand, Gramicci, based in Agoura Hills, CA, has hired Austin Prideaux in the position of In-House Regional Sales Rep. Austin will be covering the West Coast. #MalakyeWorks

 

 
 
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Dye Precision, Inc., the world's Paintball and Action Sports leader, is growing and offering exciting new sales opportunities abroad. With overseas headquarters in Offenburg, Germany, the company is currently searching to fill the Director of European Sales position, to focus on Pro-Tec and DYE Snow dealer channels in the European markets.

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.

The Trek Store Manager will be an employee of Trek Bicycle Corp. and will provide leadership to the Madison, Wisc. store, primarily responsible for store operations, staffing, staff training & development, store layout, special events, and inventory.

Windells Summer Camp and Windells Academy Boarding High School located in Mt. Hood, Oregon is looking for a Year Round Head Chef / Food Service Manager. This position works for Windells Camp (May through August) preparing three meals daily for all of the campers and staff members through the Summer Camp Sessions. (Approximate attendance of 200 - 400 people per eight day session)

Niner Bikes is a growing manufacturer of high-end mountain bikes based in Fort Collins, Colo. and is currently seeking a Full Time Photographer/Videographer.

Fenix Outdoor Import, located in Boulder, Colo. distributes premium Outdoor industry brands Fjallraven, Brunton Outdoor, Primus, & Hanwag. The company is looking for an E-Commerce Customer Service Representative.

American Rec in Boulder, Colo. seeks a Production Manager to work closely with cross-divisional ISIS and American Rec partners, as well as manufacturers and suppliers to ensure Isis designs are delivered on time and to specification and cost for sales samples and bulk production.

Looking for a fast paced, creative environment? Want to work with people who love what they do and aren't afraid to think outside of the box? Are you ready to make your mark on the industry working for a world-renowned company? Dye Precision, Inc., the paintball industry leader, is looking to add "4" NEW members to the team based in San Diego, Calif.
Warehouse Manager

Web Developer
Interactive Media Graphic Designer
Electronics Engineer

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 and Chula Vista, Calif. locations.

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

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 Regional Sales Manager Manager.

As one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies in the United States, LeftLane Sports is expanding its team in San Luis Obispo, Calif. by looking to hire an Outdoor Gear Buyer that will be responsible for general day-to-day buying functions in the Outdoor sports categories. The position reports directly to the Chief Merchandise Officer and executive team.

A Confidential Leading Headwear Supplier in the Inland Empire is seeking a full time Graphic / Apparel Designer for its Marketing Department to create and design original artwork for headwear and apparel, including some promotional marketing collateral (print and web). This position to be based in Ontario, Calif.

Cygolite is an established manufacturer of innovative High-Intensity lighting systems for cycling enthusiasts and is looking for a "hands o" Marketing / Sales candidate who will utilize the company's distribution channels and various resources to analyze, develop, and grow its products and brand in the marketplace. This position to be based in Santa Ana, Calif.

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.

Fox Head, in Irvine, Calif. is looking for a Part-Time Retail Keyholder to work in the company's retail store at its amazing new headquarters building in Irvine.

PJ Salvage, a leading Irvine, Calif. based sleepwear and loungewear company, has an opening for a seasoned International Distribution and Licensing Manager.

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.

New Era Cap, a leading sports-licensed headwear company, is seeking a Global Sourcing Manager to join the Accessories Department in Irvine, Calif.

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

January 7, 2013

Robson Forensic is a multi-discipline forensic engineering firm with offices throughout the U.S. The company is seeking a Skateboard Expert with broad sports expertise to join its national Sports practice group. This position to be based in Lancaster, Penn.

Don't just work in the bike industry, work for one of its leaders! Specialized Bikes in Morgan Hill, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area) has an exciting opportunity for a passionate mountain bike evangelist to come on board as an Apparel Designer - Technical Apparel and Graphics responsible for the creative product design of innovative & brand relevant cycling apparel.

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

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.

Volcom, located in Costa Mesa, Calif. is looking for a Helpdesk Technician to join its IT team!

Sole Technology continues to grow its team! They're looking to add "5" NEW individuals to their team in Lake Forest, Calif.
Staff Accountant

Apparel Designer - Altamont
Graphic Designer - Altamont
Director of Sales - Etnies
Junior Product Developer

The La Jolla Group Retail team in Irvine, Calif. is looking for a District Manager to contribute in energetically directing a group of 13 retail stores, and growing. The purpose of this position is to consistently maintain well managed, profitable stores, while supporting company values, missions, and beliefs.

A Confidential Company in the South Bay Area of Los Angeles, Calif. seeks an Action Sports Buyer with experience working with both domestic and international vendors in the bicycle and/or action sports industries. Excellent negotiating skills and attention to detail is a must.

LiftKits has an immediate opening for an Office Manager/ Customer Service position. LiftKits is the original height increasing insole brand and is located in Culver City, Calif. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a fun, casual, creative environment and gain valuable experience.

January 4, 2013

McDavid, Inc. located in Woodridge, ILLINOIS (Chicago Area) is looking for a Product Development Manager to serve as the Marketing Department's go-to resource accountable for the creation, tracking and updating of all documents and products associated with new development.

You're an experienced Women's Pack / Bag Developerwho really wants to work for DaKine in Hood River, Oregon? You don't say - well, check this out!

Working at Trek Bicycle isn't just about work. It's much more. From an onsite fitness center and cafeteria to an amazing employee purchase program to great benefits and more, Trek provides a fun, flexible, comfortable place to work. Trek Bicycle based in Waterloo, Wisc. is on the hunt for a Technical Designer.

ASA Entertainment in Melbourne, Fla. is a leader in action sports event and television production and are currently seeking a Director of Event Operations to oversee the design, building, maintenance and support services for the company's customized action sports events.

Smith Sport Optics is known to set the standard in performance eyewear and goggles and is on the lookout for a CAD Engineer to join the company at its Ketchum, Idaho headquarters.

Amer Sports in Ogden, Utah (Salt Lake City Area) is the world's leading sports equipment company and is on a mission for a Digital Marketing Manager to lead, manage, and execute holistic digital marketing strategies for Amer Sports Americas (ASA) brands, primarily focused on Salomon, Atomic and Suunto.

Amer Sports in Ogden, Utah (Salt Lake City Area) is also seeking an ASWO Outdoor Brand Manager to lead the development and execution of fully integrated, consumer facing Outdoor Go To Market plans for the Salomon and Suunto brands for Amer Sports Winter and Outdoor (ASWO).

Do you love Excel like we do? Are you fascinated by all the components that make up a garment down to the molecular level? Do you love surrounding yourself with awesome fun people every day? If yes, then Zumiez needs you! Zumiez is seeking an Apparel Testing & Compliance Coordinator to work from Everett, Wash.

Zumiez in Lynwood, Wash. is also looking for a Skateboard Category Marketing Manager to work closely with the Marketing Team to drive Zumiez skateboarding grassroots and sponsored events.

K2 Sports located in Seattle, Wash. has an opening for a Senior Analyst - Financial Planning & Analysis.

K2 Sports, a leading wholesaler of recreational products including skis, snowboards, skates, softgoods, and snowshoes located in Seattle, Wash. The Director of Global Finance will be responsible for management of the company's global financial forecasting and planning.

XS Commerce, located in Las Vegas, NV., operates two sports accessories focused e-commerce businesses and the company is looking for an E-Commerce Marketing Hero to join the team in its efforts to reach the next level.

Fenix Outdoor Import, located in Boulder, CO. distributes premium Outdoor industry brands Fjallraven, Brunton Outdoor, Primus, & Hanwag. The company is looking for a Customer Service Representative / Data Entry Specialist.

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!
Junior Apparel Developer
PR Specialist - Mainstream Media

Pricepoint.com, a premier online cycling source, located in Rancho Dominguez, Calif. has recently moved into its brand new customized facilities located in the beautiful South Bay region of Los Angeles. The company is expanding its team of dedicated professionals and now accepting applications for the position of Customer Service Manager.

Sole Technology, located in Lake Forest, Calif. and home to some of the action sports industry's most iconic brands is looking for a Financial Controllerto join the team. CPAs - read on!

The Wheat Group, Inc. is seeking an experienced Customer Service Representative/Sales Support Coordinator to perform a variety of customer service responsibilities and provide excellent customer service. This position to be based in Rancho Bernardo, Calif. (San Diego Area).

Swell is a leading direct marketing company in the surf and skateboard markets selling apparel, accessories and gear. The San Clemente, Calif. based company is looking for an intelligent, enthusiastic, organized and self- motivated Associate Footwear/Accessories Buyer.

ROOK Clothing is an action sports and streetwear brand defined by its art based in Costa Mesa, Calif. and is currently looking for a highly motivated Junior Graphic Designer/Illustrator to work hand in hand with the company's head artist and co-founder Joe King.

Electric is hiring an Allocations Associate to direct and manage allocation processes for Electric US and Electric Canada. This position is based at Electric's HQ in San Clemente, 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 an IT Manager/Dynamics GP Administrator.

ONE Industries Corp. is a globally recognized leader in technical apparel, helmets, protective products, graphics and lifestyle apparel and is on the hunt for an Online Community Coordinator for Social Media. This position to be based in San Diego, Calif.

Free Wheelchair Mission is an international, humanitarian, faith-based, non-profit organization based in Irvine, Calif. and is currently seeking an experienced and talented part-time Graphics and Web Development Assistant.

Fox, in Irvine, Calif., continues to grow its team! They have "5" NEW positions for you today. Check 'em out!
Senior Product Developer
Senior Product Designer - Performance Footwear
Fit Model
Technical Design Manager
Designer - Men's Wovens

Vans, the leading action sports lifestyle company for the youth market based in Cypress, Calif., has an amazing opportunity for a Senior Planning Analyst to join the Business Planning Department.

Highway Two in Laguna Beach, Calif. is currently seeking a dynamic, individual to fill a Trade Specialist position.

Magnaflow, located in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. is looking for a Graphic Designer with 5+ years experience to be responsible for working with the Art Director and/or Marketing Director to conceptualize image and feel of materials.

Rogue Branding Apparel in Long Beach, Calif. is currently seeking an experienced Graphic Designer for the Junior and Men's division.

Rogue Branding Apparel in Long Beach, Calif. is also seeking an Assistant Designer with a minimum 2 years experience.

A Confidential Clothing Manufacturer in Irvine, Calif. is looking for a Sourcing/Production Manager that has a minimum of 8-10 years of experience in overseas sourcing.

OluKai, maker of premium footwear for the ocean lifestyle, is looking to fill an open position for a dynamic Marketing Assistant to be a part of a great team of people in Irvine, Calif.

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.

Radii (ray-dee-eye) Footwear brings an unbridled passion for art and couture to the world of sneakers and high-end footwear and the company is looking for a Marketing / PR Assistant to join the crew in Chino, Calif.

Girl Skateboard Co. Inc. in Torrance, Calif. is looking for the right person to join the company in the position of Domestic In-house Sales Representative. This position is dedicated to the growth of our companies' brands in current and new domestic markets.

life/after/denim, a contemporary menswear brand based in Los Angeles, Calif. is searching for a new Customer Service Manager!

Mammoth Mountain is looking for a Direct Marketing Manager to work out of its El Segundo, Calif. office. This position offers great benefits! Check it out to see.

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.

Manduka in El Segundo, Calif. is also seeking a Marketing Manager who will directly manage department workflow, including processes, people and deliverables across a range of wholesale and consumer-direct programs.

January 3, 2013

SPLIT Clothing, located in Irvine, Calif. is quickly growing and is currently expanding its team. SPLIT is looking for an Apparel Graphic Designer.

GrindMedia is looking for a talented and innovative Graphic Designer to help us create and execute all interactive media. This full-time position will be based in San Clemente, Calif. and will report directly to the GrindMedia Art Director.

EVS Sports / LIFT Safety, located in Rancho Dominguez, CA. (Los Angeles) is looking for a Junior Graphic Designer that will design marketing materials including, but not limited to: advertisements, web banners, social media assets, sales support materials, manuals, and catalogs.

The NTWRK Agency, located in Downtown Los Angeles, Calif. is looking for an Operations Manager to be responsible for accounts payable, payroll, managing the organizations HR, data entry and other miscellaneous tasks.

Dye Precision, Inc. (DYE) is growing and offering exciting new sales opportunities abroad. The company is looking for a Director of European Sales to focus on Pro-Tec and DYE Snow dealer channels in the European markets. This position is based in Offenburg, GERMANY.

Roland Sands Design is an apparel brand rooted in motorcycles and the fashion that surrounds the lifestyle. The company is looking for a Sales Manager to join the team at headquarters in Los Alamitos, Calif.

SKLZ, located in Carlsbad, Calif. is looking for a Public Relations Managerto support the overall function of product and brand publicity, as well as investor relations.

STX is the world's leading manufacturer of men's and women's lacrosse sticks and protective gear, including gloves, padding and women's eyegear. The company is looking for a Senior Product Developer - Softgoods to join the team in Baltimore, MD.

M-Edge Accessories, located in Odenton, MARYLAND is looking for a Product Manager to join the crew.

V i X, a leading fashion brand in the swimwear industry located in San Diego, Calif. is to hire in a Warehouse Shipper/Receiver to handle a flow of products from the point of order allocation to the shipment of goods to customers.

V i X is also looking for an E-Commerce Customer Service Representative to directly interface with customers; answering phone calls, responding to emails, inputting orders, and following through on requests.

The Trek Store Manager will be an employee of Trek Bicycle Corp. and will provide leadership to the Madison, WI store, primarily responsible for store operations, staffing, staff training & development, store layout, special events, and inventory.

Horny Toad, located in Santa Barbara, Calif. is looking for an experienced Senior Product Developer to join the team. This job is critical to the product development process and requires a passion for creating clothing that looks good and works.

Ocean Minded, in San Clemente, Calif. is looking for a Senior E-Commerce Project Manager to work with the executive team in developing and implementing the company's online strategy.

December 30, 2012

Black Diamond, located in Salt Lake City, Utah is looking for an Ecommerce Developer. Imagine that - bringing cutting edge Ecomm to a company that produces amazing products for hardcore climbers, skiers, campers, backcountry connoisseurs and more. Sign yourself up right now!

Magnaflow, located in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. is looking for a Graphic Designer with 5+ years experience to be responsible for working with the Art Director and/or Marketing Director to conceptualize image and feel of materials.

life/after/denim, a contemporary menswear brand based in downtown Los Angeles, Calif. is searching for a new Customer Service Manager!

Man, you need VANS! And VANS needs you at headquarters in Cypress, Calif.! The company is absolutely stacking up holiday hopes and cheer with this bevy of outstanding career opportunities. Pick the ONE you are best qualified for and have at it:

  1. Human Resources Generalist
  2. Divisional Merchandise Retail Director
  3. Material Master Specialist
  4. Marketing Coordinator - Women's and Classics
  5. Marketing Manager - Off The Wall / Active
  6. Accessories Designer - Girls

Boot Barn, located in Irvine, Calif. is looking for an Assistant Product Developer / Graphic Records to visually document all procedures and communication work 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.

 

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