Careers

Welcome to Marmot Careers. Marmot is an award-winning, globally distributed brand of high-performance, technical clothing, apparel and equipment. Since 1974, Marmot products have been worn by climbers, skiers, mountaineers and adventurers world-wide.

Marmot, along with celebrated travel brand ExOfficio and legendary ski apparel brand Marker, is a part of the Jarden Technical Apparel and Equipment team (JTA), one of world's most highly respected technical apparel and equipment companies.

At JTA, we believe our employees are the greatest asset we have and treat them as such.

Current Openings

Director of Design and Product Development
Senior Outerwear Designer
Senior Hard Goods Designer
Senior Sportswear Designer
Warranty Customer Service Representative

Director of eCommerce
Web Development Manager
Web Analyst
Product Data Coordinator (eCommerce)
Retail Sales Associate (Part-Time)
Retail Store Keyholder/Supervisor (Full-Time)

Director of Design and Product Development - Marmot

The primary responsibility of the Director of Design and Product Development is to provide the leadership and vision that guides the inspiration and design work which creates innovative and technologically advanced products appropriate for Marmot.

This position owns the responsibility for the management of the Design department, the output and execution of designs by the team, the management of any freelance support and initiatives, and the alignment of product to specific financial goals of the company.

The Director of Design is proficient in leading the design efforts in the creation of whole collections around coherent themes, functions, and that achieve the needs and goals established at the beginning of the design process.

This individual will create a foundation of trust and confidence with the design team to exceed expectations and generate the best of class in design with a new standard of viable products on a global level. This leadership will enhance the existing history of successful product innovations and exemplify a new level of intelligent designs with appropriate and compelling style that moves the market.

The Director of Design will serve as a mentor and teacher on the product team while challenging and offering inspiration to experienced Designers to perform at a high level.

Essential Job Functions (Other responsibilities may be assigned)

  • Responsible for the high-quality execution of all Marmot product designs
  • Manages the product assortment with the Category Manager to align category expansion plans with individual product direction and development focused on innovation, performance and market share growth
  • Leads and manages the execution and alignment of all designs and collections appropriate to product and design brief
  • Manages the creation of high quality design packages during design process: Use of Illustration, Designer, and Developer resources to support design effort
  • Tracks the design and development schedule to ensure a timely completion following the predetermined product development calendar.
  • Research and communicate industry and design trends that will influence Marmots Design process
  • Partners with fabric and material team to develop innovative fabrications and commercially viable product innovations
  • Lead the creation and presentation of well-defined ideas and concepts as necessary to internal staff, dealers, and outside agents
  • Responsible for proof of concept work by design team
  • Manages, schedules, and facilitates performance of category design staff including freelance designers

Qualifications

Education and Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Design (apparel), or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Two years at the Director level or Five years at the Management level
  • Experience in flat sketching expertise
  • Hands-on experience with CAD software
  • Experience in creation of design packages and execution of product designs
  • Experience in designing successful products and collections
  • Experience in research and analysis and design cycles
  • Experience in managing complete product and collection cycles
  • Successful track record in managing a team of design and developers to execute upon primary objectives

Skills and Specifications

  • Strong knowledge of formulating color palettes.
  • Strong knowledge in creating collections for the retail floor
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of apparel construction
  • Excellent communications skills, including the ability to present concepts to product teams and reviewboards in a persuasive manner, and communicate responsibilities and timelines to designers on team
  • Strong knowledge of product cycles, product design and development process
  • Strong understanding of designing for market, trend, and end uses; evaluating those attempts
  • Basic knowledge of manufacturing processes and comfortable in foreign work environments
  • Strong knowledge of aesthetic form and the ability to design for different consumers and end uses
  • Basic knowledge of textile and material construction and properties
  • Basic knowledge of product costs and impact of design
  • Ability to manage and inspire other designers

Qualified candidates please apply here. Only potential candidates will be contacted. All resumes will remain confidential. Marmot is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Division of Jarden Corporation. Please no phone calls. Thank you.


Senior Outerwear Designer - Marmot

The Outerwear Designer is accountable for determining style, material, and color directions based on input from sales/marketing, merchandising, development and manufacturing staff. Keeps abreast of fashion trends and consumer needs, and supports the integrity of the lines/brands and the goals of the company. Produces design sketches and makes seasonal presentations of product designs. Reviews all styles for construction, silhouette, fit and trim details, and approves quality of factory samples.

Essential Job Functions

  • Work with sales, marketing, business development, key accounts and athletes to identify opportunities to meet or build consumer demand for Marmot products, to improve market share through new fabric, construction and product concepts, and to develop seasonal strategies. Provide input to the V.P. Design and Product Development for the development of annual and long range business plans based on these opportunities.
  • Develop new product concepts and innovative fabrication and construction technologies. Collaborate with commercialization, category merchandise manager, fabric suppliers, designers, product engineering, sourcing, manufacturers and sales/business development to explore next generation products and assess feasibility from a business and financial perspective.
  • Communicate seasonal strategies to the V.P. of Design and Product Development, Marketing and category merchandise manager and provide overall leadership in the development and integration of initial line plans. Review and oversee refinement of products based on results of test runs, and approve lines for sales samples and bulk production. Ensure that product performance is monitored and corrective measures are taken throughout the product life cycle.
  • Select, develop, motivate and provide leadership to direct reports and department members in a way that facilitates the creation of a collaborative work environment, ensures that appropriate skills exist within the organization, enables staff members to fulfill the department¿s operating objectives, and supports Marmot's mission and core values.
  • Deploy and manage department, cross-functional project, and external resources to ensure fulfillment of department goals, objectives and procedures in line with Marmot's strategic and annual business plans, in keeping with company profitability goals and within approved budgets.
  • Provide general direction to the category merchandise manager and design department in research and development of innovative hard good constructions and fabrication, approving project goals and budgets, and in development and day to day management of procedures and processes pertaining to line development and other departmental operations.

Qualifications

  • A college degree (or equivalent) in a job-related field such as product design and merchandising, textile sciences or equivalent direct work experience
  • 3-5 years apparel experience required
  • Demonstrated general proficiency with tools, systems, and procedures required to accomplish the job
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Excellent analytical and creative problem solving abilities
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills
  • Work planning and organization skills
  • Conflict resolution, negotiation and influence management skills
  • Budget management responsibilities a plus

Qualified candidates please apply here. Only potential candidates will be contacted. All resumes will remain confidential. Marmot is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Division of Jarden Corporation. Please no phone calls. Thank you.


Senior Sportswear Designer - Marmot

The Marmot Designer position is accountable for participating in the determination of styles, materials, and color directions based on input from sales/marketing, merchandising, development and manufacturing staff. Must keep abreast of fashion trends and consumer needs, and supports the integrity of the lines/brands and the goals of the company. Produces design sketches and makes seasonal presentations of product designs. Prior experience must demonstrate consistent delivery of creative and compelling designs. Responsibilities include reviewing styles for construction, silhouette, fit and trim details, and approves quality of factory samples.

Must effectively work with department executives, suppliers, engineers, and manufacturers to identify and develop new product concepts, innovations and construction technologies. Exceptional communication, work-planning and organizational skills as well as accountability and attention to details are a must. Successful performance also requires excellent interpersonal and analytical skills, with the ability to precisely communicate and negotiate time frames verbally and in writing in a multi-cultural environment.

Successful candidate should possess four year college degree in industrial or product design or a job-related field such as product design, merchandising, textile sciences or direct work experience, plus 3-5 years hardgoods experience are required. Experience that demonstrates general proficiency with tools and systems (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Rhino and/or Cad) as well as procedures required to accomplish the job as well as skills in project planning, organization with the ability to multi-task changing priorities.

Qualified candidates please apply here. Only potential candidates will be contacted. All resumes will remain confidential. Marmot is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans. Marmot is a division of Jarden Corporation. Please no phone calls. Thank you.


Senior Hard Goods Designer - Marmot

The Designer works closely with the Equipment Category Manager to lead the design effort for assigned categories and projects. Assists in initiating and interpreting new product concepts to meet the needs of Marmot¿s customers and professional athletes. Strive to create unique innovation that will keep Marmot the technical leader in the Outdoor Market. Manage designs projects from initial design direction to bulk production to ensure project goals are achieved and deadlines are reached. Must work in accordance with established development processes and established quality standards. Manages aspects of the development process having to do with design creation in order to develop and engineer solutions to design problems.

  • Based on the Product Briefs provided by Category Manager, find solutions to functional and design problems to achieve the Product Brief goals. Create design concepts and sketches that reflect these goals and solutions. Translate hand sketches into computer (CAD or Illustrator), based on feedback from concept meetings. Work within cost and manufacturing limitations.
  • Assist in Developing sales strategies and stories for product based on unique innovation, sellable features that will enhance marketing of the product..
  • Add color to the design, selecting the appropriate colors from available pallets.
  • Produce Design Spec package for each project. Working closely with Product Developers, reviewing samples and directing revisions as needed throughout the development cycle.
  • Assist with Fabric and Trims selection and development.
  • Research worldwide marketplace and interpret consumer and market needs as they relate to the respective product category. This includes researching fabric, color, and design concepts, then collecting feedback from customers and athletes. Attend selected trade shows for market research and attend sales meetings to gain thorough understanding of customer/product requirements.

Other Responsibilities

  • Maintain documentation as required by regulation and company policy.
  • Pro-actively pursue and complete assignments as outlined in individualized professional development plans in order to develop skills and contribute to the organization.

Qualifications

  • BS Degree or equivalent in Industrial Design or Design
  • 5 -7 years industry experience in various phases of Product Design and/ or Development
  • Thorough knowledge of Excel, Word, Illustrator and similar software required.

Other Information

Qualified candidates please apply here. Only potential candidates will be contacted. All resumes will remain confidential. Marmot is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Division of Jarden Corporation. Please no phone calls. Thank you.


Warranty Customer Service Representative - Marmot

We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic, team player with exceptional communication skills. Must have the ability to focus and prioritize work with constant changes throughout the day. As a Warranty Service Representative, you will be responsible for effectively handling warranty and product inquires and processing the repair, replacement or credit for consumer returns of Marmot products as well as order tracking, problem resolution and customer interface. Product inquiries may be received by telephone, mail, email or fax from customers, outside sales representatives or retail store accounts.

Successful performance requires knowledge of Marmot products and their functionality, self-motivation and the ability to effectively provide problem-solving support to customers. A strong customer service orientation is essential, as is the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing, exercise good judgment in resolving problems, work planning, organization, and manage conflict and negotiate positive outcomes.

Qualifications

  • Requires 1 - 3 years experience in a consumer products company
  • Knowledge of Excel, Word, order entry system (Paragon) or similar related computer experience is required
  • A background in retail or inside sales is desired
  • Strong verbal communication, work planning, organization, and attention to detail
  • Familiarity with common web and eCommerce concepts a plus

Qualified candidates please apply here. Only potential candidates will be contacted. All resumes will remain confidential. Marmot is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Division of Jarden Corporation. Please no phone calls. Thank you.


Director of eCommerce - JTA

The Jarden Technical Apparel and Equipment Team (JTA) is seeking a seasoned eCommerce professional for our Marmot, ExOfficio and Zoot brands. The Director will be responsible for the global eCommerce business, providing leadership and vision and creating an infrastructure that will deliver a world-class consumer online experience and a well-managed and profitable channel for the company.

Working with internal and external resources, the Director will be responsible for all eCommerce activities including but not limited to the following:

  • Implementation of a new global eCommerce platform
  • Selection and implementation of a new Order Management System
  • Design and development, including UX and Testing
  • Creation of eCommerce-specific content and digital assets
  • Generation of traffic through paid and organic programs
  • Site Merchandising
  • Web Analysis and application of findings
  • Establishing KPIs and managing to them
  • Building a team to ensure the future growth of this critical Jarden initiative
  • Development and implementation of strategies to achieve financial plan
  • Development and implementation of annual departmental operating budget
  • Creating a sense of excitement about eCommerce throughout the organization
  • Collaborating with internal JTA departments including IT, Brand Marketing, Product Development, Inventory Management, Customer Service and Fulfillment

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in eCommerce with at least 5 years of management
  • Strong experience establishing and scaling an ecommerce business, including launching eCommerce systems and rolling out multiple sites
  • Strong creative bias - design, production, merchandising, content development - with a keen understanding of the processes
  • Demandware experience a plus
  • Success in setting and achieving relevant analytics and performance metrics
  • Success in driving traffic via paid and organic programs
  • Financial and business management skills - establishing objectives, building operating budgets, achieving business results. P&L experience a plus.
  • Strong leader, manager, team player and communicator

Qualified candidates please apply here. Only potential candidates will be contacted. All resumes will remain confidential. Marmot is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Division of Jarden Corporation. Please no phone calls. Thank you.


Web Development Manager - JTA

The Jarden Technical Apparel and Equipment Team (JTA) is seeking a Development Manager to serve as lead for our Marmot, ExOfficio, Marker Ski Apparel and Zoot websites. As Manager, you will drive the architecture of the sites and lead a team of internal and external developers to build, continually enhance and support the sites. The Development Manager must provide technical leadership working closely with the production and design teams.

The position requires strong technical and organizational skills, and a passion for new technology. The Development Manager has direct responsibility for technical design and development but will also be a highly hands-on developer. The successful candidate will lead the development team, and serve as a technology leader within JTA. This includes building on the software engineering culture, refining and enforcing development standards and processes, and working with other groups on best practices.

Responsibilities

  • Lead scoping, development planning, and technical architecture for all aspects of the sites
  • Day-to-day management of internal development team and third-party developers to ensure technical quality, product quality, and efficient use of resources
  • Hands-on development of new features and functionality across the stack, with a specific focus on the presentation layer
  • Performs code reviews and provides feedback on all internal and external code
  • Identifies, evaluates, and implements new technology that could be beneficial to the growth of our eCommerce business
  • Implementation and monitoring of development standards, release processes, and support procedures
  • Performing root cause analysis on product and process deficiencies, and defining and implementing changes
  • Communication with leadership on all new development projects
  • Assists the Director of Web & eCommerce in the RFP process when new technology is required

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 6 years of web development experience on high-traffic consumer-facing websites
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience managing a development team and technology vendors
  • Strong knowledge of all parts of the web stack ¿ i.e. HTML/JS/CSS, web servers, app servers, caching, database development and tool development with a specific emphasis on web development and presentation layer technologies
  • Fully proficient in Asp.Net, C#, VB.Net, LINQ, JQuery, and web services
  • Demandware experience a plus
  • Experience with source control platforms. GitHub preferred.
  • Experience managing multiple projects without direct supervision
  • Experience writing technical design docs and driving them through development
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills ensuring zero ambiguity and clear direction in a manner suiting the audience
  • Demonstrated strong technical leadership including direct and dotted-line supervisory responsibility

Qualified candidates please apply here. Only potential candidates will be contacted. All resumes will remain confidential. Marmot is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Division of Jarden Corporation. Please no phone calls. Thank you.


Web Analyst - JTA

The Web Analyst is responsible for analyzing the Marmot and ExOfficio eCommerce business from traffic channels and on-site user interaction to conversion funnel and promotional campaign performance. This position will report to the Director of eCommerce and can be stationed in either our Rohnert Park or Seattle offices.

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and present relevant data findings in relation to all Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as established by the Web Analyst and eCommerce Team
  • Identify opportunities to drive conversion and optimize user experience
  • Collaborate with eCommerce Inventory Planning and Marketing teams to apply web analytics to relevant sales and program data
  • Collaborate with the Web Designer on foundational data for A/B testing
  • Analyze and quantify transactional customer data, such as lifetime value and loyalty
  • Conduct competitive research for new key eCommerce initiatives
  • Deliver ad hoc reporting as needed
  • Follow industry news and share findings and actionable recommendations

Preferred Skills, Education and Experience

  • BA/BS or equivalent
  • 2 years experience using Google Analytics platform, with demonstrated ability to configure to business reporting specifications
  • Ability to analyze large quantities of data generated from multiple sources (e.g. internal data 3rd party web analytic platforms, etc.), while ensuring data integrity
  • Ability to effectively present reports/analyses (in person or remotely) to a wide range of team members, from entry-level to senior executives
  • Possess strong analytical mindset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs: Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point
  • Business Intelligence experience a plus
  • SiteCatalyst, Coremetrics, Webtrends experience a plus
  • Must be deadline driven and operate with strong sense of urgency
  • Flexible, with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Must have experience that demonstrates the ability to perform multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and prioritizing while meeting deadlines appropriately
  • Must be able to gain an understanding of the pace and scheduling required to maintain a leading business in the outdoor industry

Qualified candidates please apply here. Only potential candidates will be contacted. All resumes will remain confidential. Marmot is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Division of Jarden Corporation. Please no phone calls. Thank you.


Product Data Coordinator (eCommerce) - JTA

As Product Data Coordinator, you will be part of a new and exciting Product Data Team within our IT Department. Your primary focus will be gathering and organizing seasonal product data from various internal databases and producing a final data set for our company websites and digital partners.

Responsibilities

  • Gather and organize seasonal product data used by our company websites and digital partners
  • Produce a final product seasonal data set and export to our websites using existing systems
  • Match seasonal product photography against product database to ensure completion
  • collect pre-Season website testing feedback and update product data accordingly
  • Update product information on our websites when necessary using administrative tools
  • Review seasonal product Discrepancy List to ensure digital product data is always current
  • Distribute seasonal product data set to key retail partners
  • Assist fellow IT Data Team members when needs

Qualifications

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work independently
  • Familiarity with common web and eCommerce concepts a plus
  • Familiarity with database systems a plus

Qualified candidates please apply here. Only potential candidates will be contacted. All resumes will remain confidential. Marmot is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Division of Jarden Corporation. Please no phone calls. Thank you.


Retail Sales Associate (Part-Time) - Marmot

Main Job Objectives

Retail sales responsibilities; provide excellent customer service delivering the essence of the brand, develop and maintain customer relationships, possess complete knowledge of merchandise and relevant information regarding the company and the outdoor/technical apparel industry.

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to Sales/Customer Service/Store Operations:

  • Create a welcoming environment in the store – promote hospitality.
  • Meet individual and store sales goals. Maintain the highest level of sales productivity.
  • Build and maintain clientele, follow-through with client issues, inquiries, and future sales opportunity.
  • Comply with Marmot employee professional and etiquette standards.
  • Assist with special requests, which include but are not limited to after sales service, special orders, returns, and phone inquiries, etc.
  • Follow all operational policy and procedures to ensure inventory accuracy.
  • Participate in necessary merchandise re-stocking.
  • Proficient and accurate use of current POS system and other software as required.
  • Learn and utilize product knowledge, company information, and relevant industry knowledge. Requirements
  • 1 to 2 years retail sales or related management experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Love of the outdoors is a plus!

Marmot has Retail Sales Associate position openings for qualified, enthusiastic candidates at the following Retail Store Locations:

Greenwich, CT (165 Greenwich Ave) – apply here
San Francisco, CA (165 Post Street (Union Square)) – apply here
Aspen, CO (210 S. Galena St) – apply here

Only potential candidates will be contacted. All resumes will remain confidential. Marmot is a division of Jarden Corporation and an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide all employees and applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, military status, any covered veteran status, disability status, genetic information, care giving responsibilities or any other basis prohibited by law.


Retail Store Keyholder/Supervisor (Full-Time) - Marmot

Main Job Objectives

Retail sales responsibilities; provide excellent customer service delivering the essence of the brand, develop and maintain customer relationships, possess complete knowledge of merchandise and relevant information regarding the company and the outdoor/technical apparel industry.

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to Sales/Customer Service/Store Operations:

  • Create a welcoming environment in the store – promote hospitality.
  • Meet individual and store sales goals. Maintain the highest level of sales productivity.
  • Build and maintain clientele, follow-through with client issues, inquiries, and future sales opportunity.
  • Comply with Marmot employee professional and etiquette standards.
  • Assist with special requests, which include but are not limited to after sales service, special orders, returns, and phone inquiries, etc.
  • Open/close the store.
  • Coach/motivate Retail Sales Associates.
  • Participate in inventory preparation and inventory counts.
  • Follow all operational policy and procedures to ensure inventory accuracy and shrink requirements.
  • Participate in necessary merchandise receiving, ticketing, stocking and shipping.
  • Proficient and accurate use of current POS system and other software as required.
  • Learn and utilize product knowledge, company information, and relevant industry knowledge. Requirements
  • 1 to 2 years retail sales or related management experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Love of the outdoors is a plus!

Marmot has Retail Store Keyholder/Supervisor position openings for qualified, enthusiastic candidates at the following Retail Store Locations:

Greenwich, CT (165 Greenwich Ave) – apply here
San Francisco, CA (165 Post Street (Union Square)) – apply here
Aspen, CO (210 S. Galena St) – apply here

Only potential candidates will be contacted. All resumes will remain confidential. Marmot is a division of Jarden Corporation and an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide all employees and applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, military status, any covered veteran status, disability status, genetic information, care giving responsibilities or any other basis prohibited by law.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Marmot is a division of Jarden Corporation and is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide all employees and applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, military status, any covered veteran status, disability status, genetic information, care giving responsibilities or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Other Information

Please note, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment consumer/investigative report and a pre-employment drug screen.