Industry News 7/16/2013

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Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

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Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

Pearl Izumi, based in Louisville, CO, has hired not one, but TWO new developers in their Apparel department! Nhi Quan has joined the team as Senior Apparel Product Developer, and Margaux Elliott has come on board as Apparel Product Developer - congrats! #DreamJobs

 

 
 
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Shinola is looking for an experienced Sales Manager to be based anywhere in the US! This is a national search, and the company welcomes applicants from all States!!

Eastern Mountain Sports in Peterborough, New Hampshire is on the lookout for a Product Manager for the Women's category to be responsible for creating a strategy and bringing others in the company along with them.

Triple Eight Distribution is looking for a Sales Manager to lead domestic sales efforts through a period of significant growth potential. This position to be based in Port Washington, New York (Long Island).

McDavid Inc. designs and markets sports medicine, sports protection, and performance apparel for active people and athletes and is in need of a Sportswear Product Developer to join the Marketing Department in Woodbridge, Illinois (Chicago Area).

Smith Optics is currently seeking a Web Developer/Programmer within its Ecommerce department located in our corporate offices in Ketchum, Idaho.

Headquartered in the modern, progressive Pearl District of Portland, Ore., The Clymb is a private retail community currently on the hunt for a Vendor Manager.

DaKine recently moved into its brand new headquarters building in Hood River, Ore. and is now looking to expand its staff with the addition of a new Customer Service Representative.

Eddie Bauer is in need of an experienced Director of Materials to direct, develop and execute the materials strategy to meet design vision, merchant requirements and Company financial goals. This position to be based in Bellevue, Wash.

A Growing Outdoor Gear Company seeks a talented, multi-functional Product Developer with design and engineering skills to split time between the company's Seattle, Wash. offices and its factory in Arizona in designing and developing new products for production.

The North Face has a need for a Retail Customer Experience Manager to be based in Alameda, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area).

Sports Basement is a growing sporting-goods retailer with five locations around San Francisco, Calif. and is looking to fill open Bike Shop Sales and Service positions.

Juice Design is looking for an experienced Creative Project Manager to manage the day-to-day workflow and priorities of the creative team and will focus on all the details of managing projects from conception to implementation. This position to be based in San Francisco, Calif.

Lucy Activewear creates fashion forward performance apparel that inspires athletic women and is currently in search of an Assistant Product Developer/Technical Designer to join the team in Alameda, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area).

Dye Precision/Pro-Tec, located in San Diego, Calif. is looking for a Sales Operations Manager with 5+ years experience in sales order management, inventory management, project management, contract negotiation, contract creation, and contract execution.

August Accessories/HEX, an established national accessories company seeks a Product Developer to join the team in Oxnard, Calif. (Ventura County).

686, a leader in technical winter outerwear and apparel, is seeking a highly motivated, well organized and experienced individual for the position of Account Executive. This position to be based in Gardena, Calif.

Nike has an amazing position available for a Community Specialist in Los Angeles, Calif. to on creating product and brand demand to support our Nike LA social ecosystem.

Flagship works with best-in-class brands to create and execute successful sales and marketing strategies and is in need of an In-House Brand Manager to work on a well known lifestyle and fashion brand. This position to be based in Los Angeles, Calif.

A Confidential Company in Santa Monica, Calif. is in need of a PR and Media Coordinator to be responsible for facilitating communication between in-house messages and outside media.

Bellweather Cyclewear is in need of a Marketing Program Manager to join the team in Long Beach, Calif.

Innovative Systems, LLC located in Laguna Hills, Calif. is a software developer for the apparel, footwear, and accessory industries and is currently seeking a Trainer to add to the team.

Billabong Group is looking for a Latin America Sales & Marketing Coordinator to work out of its U.S. headquarters in Irvine, Calif.

Sanuk, the fun and funky footwear brand, is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Customer Service Manager. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

Olukai builds premium products for the ocean lifestyle and has "4" OPEN positions available for you today at its Irvine, Calif. location, check 'em out!
Director of International Business
Customer Service Representative
I.T. Systems Specialist
[Trade] Marketing Manager

KOR Water, a consumer "life brand" focused on water, seeks to hire a Customer Service Rep to deliver exceptional customer service to its website direct, US retail, and social media channels and to provide support to KOR's sales operations. This position to be based in Aliso Viejo, Calif.

Zipz Custom is a start-up business that produces custom decorated apparel and footwear with an eye to introducing new products and accessories for college men and women and is looking for fresh college graduates with Greek Life and apparel experience to join the crew in Orange, Calif. as College Greek Life Sales Representative.

July 15, 2013

SCOTT Sports is seeking a qualified individual for the full-time position of Bike Marketing Manager. This position, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, is responsible for planning and executing the marketing efforts of Scott USA's bike division.

Mountain Hardwear is a leader in innovative, premium outdoor apparel, equipment and accessories and is in need of a Designer for the Sportswear category to join the team in Richmond, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area).

Deckers, located in Santa Barbara, Calif., is looking for a Graphic Designer to handle its UGG Australia line. Inspired and qualified people will love this opportunity.

J!NX is the premiere clothing company for video games and geek culture and is looking for a full time Photographer to shoot pictures, work with models and capture all of its amazing gadgets, doodads and apparel for web and print. This position to be based in Poway, Calif.

The team at Spy Optic, Inc. in Carlsbad, Calif. has a HAPPY disrespect for the usual way of looking (at life) and wants you to come join them as Moto Sales Support to assist ales and Customer Service for all motorsports-specific sales reps and accounts.

Sole Technology is an industry-leader that is currently on the lookout for a Product Developer to be a part of the company's apparel department in Lake Forest, Calif.

ONE-Distribution/KR3W and Supra Footwear is a leading skate-inspired apparel and footwear manufacturer located in Fountain Valley, Calif. and has an immediate need for a Digital Content Coordinator to be responsible for the ongoing updates and maintenance of the E-commerce platforms in all global regions as well as the KREW website.

The La Jolla Group in Irvine, Calif. is on the hunt for a bilingual International Sales Support Reps.

Obey Clothing, located in Irvine, Calif., is looking for someone with 2 years of warehouse experience to join the team as Packer/Shipper.

Obey Clothing, in Irvine, Calif., is also looking for a TEMPORARY Accounts Receivable/Payable Clerk. Please note: this is a temporary position - expected duration is 4 to 6 months.

Red Bull North America, Inc., based in Santa Monica, Calif., is looking for a Communications Manager - Culture/On-Premise (CMoC) is charged with developing and leading communications strategies that successfully build the Brand's voice in music and credibly expand awareness of the Brand's presence in Art and Creative playgrounds on a national level.

Red Bull North America, Inc. is also in need of a Client Engineer to join the staff in Santa Monica, Calif.

Do you have a passion for motorsports, motorcycling, action sports and a natural ability to communicate with fans? If so, then this open position with Alpinestars may be perfect for you! The Torrance, Calif. based company is in need of a Web Content Coordinator to maintain the content and presentation of Alpinestars' online marketing channels, including: web, social media, newsletters, blogs, video, etc.

A Confidential Company in Torrance, Calif. is in need of an experienced Purchasing/Allocations Professional.

July 12, 2013

Shock & Awe is a vertically integrated apparel designer and manufacturer and is looking for a US Head of Sales to join the team. This person can be based anywhere in the US.

Confidential Company, an industry power-house located in the Denver, Colorado area is looking for a Patternmaker/Fit Specialist to  take 2D design illustration and creates a garment pattern that combines the original design intent with construction, fit standards and function requirements.

Kai USA is a fantastic hunting and fishing knife manufacturer in need of a National Account Sales Specialist to oversee all aspects of the assigned accounts including dedicated Manufacturers' Reps, distributors, dealers and end users. This is an inside sales position located at the manufacturing headquarters in Tualatin, Ore.

The mission at Brooks Sports, Inc. is to inspire everyone to run and be active and with that spirit in mind, Brooks is looking for a Senior Footwear Developer to join the team in Seattle, Wash.

Specialized Bikes, located in Morgan Hill, Calif. is looking for a Core Bikes Lead Graphic Designer.  You must know the market!

VANS, located in Cypress, Calif. moves well over $1 Billion in product per year across the globe.  The company is looking for a Transportation & Logistics Director to help make that happen.

GovX, a fast-growing E-commerce company has a fantastic opportunity for a talented Senior Web Developer. This position to be based in La Jolla, Calif.

Ethika was started in 2001 by a group of close friends in Southern California, and has grown into a family of top athletes, musicians, and artists. The company is now searching for a Production/Sourcing Manager to come on board at its headquarters in San Clemente, Calif.

Travis Mathew, the lifestyle-driven golf and tennis company located in Huntington Beach, Calif., is looking for an Outside Sales Assistant.  (Did you know TM and Stance recently did a collaboration?)

Industry-leader Liquid Force is looking for a Freelance Designer/Patternmaker with expertise in Neoprene.  You can be based ANYWHERE in the world.

Deckers, located in Santa Barbara, Calif. is looking for a Product Line Manager to handle its TEVA line.  Inspired and qualified people will love this opportunity.

Goldwin America Inc. is looking to hire a Customer Service Representative/Office Manager to work in the company's new Manhattan Beach, Calif. office.

VANS, in Cypress, Calif. pops up again! This time in search of a Senior Executive Administrative Assistant and a Retail Construction Project Manager.

2XU ("Two Times You") is a high performance technical sports brand that is driven by a relentless company mission to advance human performance through the development of world-leading athletic garments and has an immediate need for an experienced Retail Store Manager for its new Retail store in Newport Beach, Calif.

Pro Armor in Riverside, Calif. is looking for an all-around marketing Graphic Designer to be responsible for all designs of Pro Armor marketing materials.

Tilly's, located in Irvine, Calif. continues to grow in opening new stores throughout the country, and within its corporate Buying department.  The company is looking for an Administrative Assistant - Buying Department.

July 11, 2013

Select Design is seeking an experienced Senior Designer with a passion for brands, and a demonstrated awareness of design, consumer and youth culture to join the team in Burlington, Vermont.

Triple Eight is a growing action sports protective gear company based in NYC and is looking for a Sales and Service Coordinatorto be responsible for various day-to-day operations of its Port Washington, NY office.

Duluth Trading Company is a solutions driven workwear company and gear supplier based in Madison, Wisc. and the company is growing like weeds! Duluth is seeking a visionary individual with that get-it-done spirit to jump on board as Designer/Product Manager.

Momentum Media PR works within the outdoor, snowsports, travel, fitness and active lifestyle, industries, primarily with premium performance brands and is looking to bring on a Senior Public Relations Account Executive to be responsible for supporting both the President and the Momentum team on key accounts and in daily operations. This position to be based in Boulder, Colo.

SmartWool is in need of a Field Service Representative to create brand awareness and provide technical education and training opportunities for the SmartWool brand within the specialty retail market. This position will be based in the Denver, Colo. Metro Area.

For the past five years, the unique culture at Zappos.com, Inc. has made it one of FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For and the company wants YOU to join the merchandising team in Las Vegas, Nev. as a Buyer for Fashion Footwear.

Eddie Bauer is in need of an Art Director to be responsible for interactive media. This position to be based in Bellevue, Wash.

evo is a leading multi-channel retail brand that answers to the lifestyle and sporting needs for the urban, action sports market and is in need of a Director of Merchandising who will accountable for driving sales and margin while managing inventory for all departments online and in the store(s). This position to be based in Seattle, Wash.

Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc. has an amazing opportunity for a Demand Planning Analyst to join the team in Morgan Hill, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area).

Carve Designs is a beach lifestyle apparel brand based in Mill Valley, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area) who sells women's apparel to specialty retailers around the country and is in need of a Design & Product Assistant who wants to play a major role in the success of an early-stage business and the development of a lifestyle apparel brand.

Ariat International based in Union City, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area) has a need for a Western Apparel Product Merchandiser to be responsible for the product strategy and merchandising of the Men's and Women's Western apparel lines.

A confidential fast growing profitable North County, San Diego, Calif. Apparel Firm seeks a hands-on Accounts Receivable Clerk to join its accounting team.

A very unique and newly created full time position is open at Aether Apparel for a Pre Production Assistant to be based in Los Angeles, Calif.

Creative Recreation, the original lifestyle footwear brand, is looking for an E-Commerce Customer Service Rep to join our team in Los Angeles, Calif.

Downtown LA Bicycles is a growing premier bicycle shop in Los Angeles, Calif. is entering their third year in business and is in need of a part-time Bicycle Shop Sales/Inventory Associate.

Downtown LA Bicycles is also in need of a full-time Bicycle Mechanic to join the team in Los Angeles, Calif.

A Confidential Company is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, sports-minded person to fill a Customer Service Position in the Motorsports division of our Torrance, Calif. office.

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:
Allocations Manager
Apparel Executive Admin. Assist.

FUSE, an award-winning digital ad agency, is looking for a talented and passionate Video Editor to join its production team. This position to be based in Laguna Beach, Calif.

Fox Head, located in Irvine, Calif. is looking for a Printables Product Developer to join the team.

Billabong Group is looking for a Latin America Customer Service Representative to work out of its U.S. headquarters in Irvine, Calif.

Billabong Group is also looking for a Retail Graphic Designer to work at its U.S. headquarters in Irvine, Calif.

5.11 Tactical, the tactical gear industry leader, is experiencing tremendous growth and expansion which has created an exciting and growing opportunity for a Front End Web Developer at it the company's new Development Center in Irvine, Calif.

5.11 Tactical, is also in need of a creative Web Graphic Designer to work with the e-Commerce team at the company's new Development Center in Irvine, Calif.

Boot Barn is the largest specialty western and work wear retailer in the US and is in need of a Corporate Inventory Control Specialist to be responsible for entering data from various source documents and merchandise into the computer system for storage, processing and data management purposes. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

July 10, 2013

Vittoria Industries North America in Boston, Mass. is in need of a Finance Manager to produce daily, weekly and monthly sales and margin reports.

Icebreaker is looking for an experienced Retail Store Manager for its TouchLab store in New York City, NY to mentor and lead the retail sales team to create a truly unique, world-class Icebreaker customer experience and make 'every touch count'.

Pearl Izumi USA, Inc. has an immediate need for a Senior Developer, Advanced/Custom to work with athletes, teams, product and marketing to create new performance enhancing products for competition use. This position to be based in Louisville, Colo. (Boulder Area).

Pearl Izumi USA, Inc. is looking for a Director for Apparel Development and Materials to join the team in Louisville, Colo.

Columbia Sportswear has grown from a small family-owned hat distributorship founded in 1938 to one of the world's largest outerwear brands and the leading seller of skiwear in the United States and is in need of a Retail Merchandiser to be responsible for developing product strategy and assortment to maximize sales and profitability of a given area. This position to be based in Portland, Ore.

Columbia Sportswear is also looking for a Footwear Sales Rep to be based either in Portland, Ore. or Seattle, Wash.

The mission at Brooks Sports, Inc. is to inspire everyone to run and be active and with that spirit in mind, Brooks is looking for a Key Account Retail Marketing Manager to join the team in Seattle, Wash.

Juice Design is a San Francisco, Calif. based advertising and design boutique studio that is in need of a Jr. Designer/Production Artist who must be willing to work in house and full time.

Easton-Bell Sports is looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer - Powersports to join its team in Scotts Valley, Calif.

Deckers Outdoor Corp. builds niche products into global lifestyle brands and currently has "2" OPEN positions based in Goleta, Calif. (Santa Barbara Area).
Interactive Designer - Contract
Senior Designer - Teva Women's Footwear 

Founded in 1997, ONE Industries Corp. and SixSixOne is a globally recognized leader in technical apparel, helmets, protective products, graphics and lifestyle apparel. The company currently has "3" OPEN positions available for you today based in Rancho Bernardo, Calif. (San Diego).
Customer Service Rep/Sales Support - Moto
Director of Bike Sales
Inside Sales Rep - Moto

Stance is The Uncommon Thread and is looking for a Women's Art Director/Senior Graphic Designer to join its creative team in San Clemente, Calif.

Ethika was started in 2001 by a group of close friends in Southern California, and has grown into a family of top athletes, musicians, and artists. The company is now searching for an Accountant / Controller to come on board at its headquarters in San Clemente, Calif.

Junk Food Clothing burst onto the scene in 1998 as the original vintage t-shirt company, creating and forever changing the premium t-shirt market and is now looking for an experienced Customer Service Representative for its office in Culver City, Calif.

M.J. Soffe LLC produces and markets active apparel for consumers of all ages from toddler to adult and is looking for a Technical Designer to join its design team in the Los Angeles, Calif. area.

MJ Soffe is also looking for an eCommerce Merchandiser to join its design team in the Los Angeles, Calif. area.

Margaritaville Apparel seeks an Associate Apparel Designer to work in fast paced, relaxed but professional office in Los Angeles, Calif.

Vans, the leading action sports lifestyle company for the youth market, is swinging their doors wide open for "2" NEW people to join the crew at its distribution center in Los Angeles, Calif.
District Manager - North LA/Valley
District Manager - Inland Empire/Hawaii

Vans is also looking for candidates to fill "15" OPEN positions at its offices in Cypress, Calif.
Transportation and Logistics Director
Senior Executive Administrative Assistant

Payroll Supervisor
HR Specialist - Talent Acquisition
Product Merchandising Director - Americas
Sports Marketing Manager - Snow and LXVI
Financial Analyst - DTC
Vendor Compliance Specialist
Footwear Designer - Pro Skate
Footwear Product Line Manager - Girls Surf
Footwear Designer - Snow
Footwear Manager - SMU
Material Master Specialist
Footwear Designer - Classic
Retail Executive Administrative Assistant
Apparel Product Line Manager - Girls
Apparel Designer - Girls

ONE-Distribution/KR3W and Supra Footwear is a leading skate-inspired apparel and footwear manufacturer located in Fountain Valley, Calif. and has an immediate need for a Senior Product Line Manager.

Brett King Design is a rapidly growing custom helmet paint and design shop primarily catering to the motorsports industry based in Lake Forest, Calif. The fast-growing company is currently looking for a talented Custom Helmet Painter that is seeking long-term employment to join its team.

Dainese USA is looking for Retail Associates to provide quality customer service through efficient and timely customer assistance. This position to be based in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Vans is looking to fill "3" OPEN positions at its distribution center in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., check 'em out!
DC Inbound Supervisor
Quality Assurance Supervisor - 1st Shift
Senior Operations Manager

L*Space Swimwear, an established fast growing premium swimwear manufacturer based in Irvine, Calif., is seeking a detail oriented Production Coordinator to be a part of the production department.

Dynamic women's clothing company PJ Salvage is seeking an Accounts Receivable/Credit Manager. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

A confidential Apparel Manufacturer and 3PL located in Irvine, Calif. seeks an experienced, bi-lingual, and hands-on Shipping & Receiving Manager to lead and drive its compliance, fulfillment and shipping efforts.

A confidential and fast-growing Silk Screen Company located in Irvine, Calif. is looking for an experienced, bi-lingual, and hands-on Shipping & Receiving Assistant.

A fast-growing and confidential Silk Screen Company located in Irvine, Calif. is looking for an experienced Pre-Production Color Separator to support the Art Dept. efforts.

A confidential large volume Apparel Screen Printer and Distributor located in Orange County, Calif. is looking for an experienced, hands-on bi-lingual Screen Printing Production Supervisor.

 

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