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 works with professional mountain guides, world-class athletes and expeditions—pushing the limits of product innovation and technology—pioneering what is possible in the most extreme environments on earth.

ExOfficio celebrates the traveler by crafting garments that allow you to experience the world unhindered. For 25 years, performance has been the cornerstone of the ExOfficio design process with technology built in to meet each unique type of activity, whether you seek different cultures, epic scenery or the thrill of the great unknown.

Together with the legendary Marker, Marmot and ExOfficio make up Jarden Technical Apparel (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

Digital Product Data Coordinator
Product Development Information Systems Coordinator
Studio Photographer
Senior Outerwear Designer
Senior Hard Goods Designer

Product Engineer / Technical Designer
Senior Sportswear Designer
Web Analyst
Retail Sales Associate (Part-Time)
Retail Store Keyholder/Supervisor (Full-Time)

Digital Product Data Coordinator (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.


Product Development Information Systems Coordinator

Working primarily in the JTA database and Excel software, the Product Development IS Coordinator is responsible for inputting product into the database using the methods and standards as defined by the Company. They are play a role in the streamlining, organizing, formatting and communicating product information in order to make the database accessible by employees throughout the organization.

The incumbent also supports the department by performing a variety of duties, effectively maintains department records and providing support the VP of Design and Product Development.

The incumbent will also assist other departments, as assigned by the Director of Design, in other data entry processes. Organize and maintain the product development files, correspondence and other records. Updates and prepares various reports for management using Excel spreadsheets.

  • Input and manage product development database library of color, materials, features, styles, skus, etc. for use by all departments to develop sales tools. Provide reports to Product Line Managers to check accuracy. Analyze data into organized format used for sales reports.
  • Assign new style numbers and colors based on established criteria.
  • Assist Product Line Managers with projects such as translations of feature/benefits, PowerPoint presentations, NPD or Trend reports, etc.
  • Complete projects such as sales and margin reports.
  • Once product info is complete and locked, retain sole control to access to and revise information through the approved change management methods.
  • Works with Product Line Managers on special projects as needed to achieve department goals.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment. Share in responsibility for sweeping, removing debris, and stacking corrugated and other materials safely to keep aisles clear and observe fire safety procedures.

Qualifications

  • 1 - 2 years computer experience in Excel spreadsheets and Word
  • Knowledge of database systems and experience with of Illustrator is 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.


Studio Photographer - Marmot & Marker Apparel

The Studio Photographer is responsible for all studio product photography for both the Marmot and Marker Protective Snow Apparel product lines, as well as future potential on-location product shoots for both brands. Images are used on Marmot e-commerce site, customer sites, distributor sites, in digital, print and in-store marketing throughout the world, and in brand look books and other tools yet developed for better sell in and sell through of Marmot and Marker Protective Snow Apparel products. This is a fast-paced role requiring efficient yet elegant lighting and shooting techniques.

  • Product setup, lighting and photography under the guidance/direction of the Marketing Manager and assistance from the VP Marketing, Creative Director, Retail Marketing Manager, VP Design & Development, and Director of Merchandising.
  • Work in conjunction with the Photo Studio Assistant to source, manage and direct all models for studio photo shoots.
  • Process all photos either directly or via post-production contractors to ensure color consistency with real product and ensure global usability. Post images on the shared network and on the trade site.
  • Work with the merchandising/sales department on the flow of product to and from the sales cage for all photo shoots. Work in conjunction with the Photo Studio Assistant to periodically hire and direct contractors to assist with the steaming and styling of products.
  • Photograph seasonal press selects early for upcoming seasons as directed by PR Director. Complete special projects for Creative Director, Public Relations Director and/or Sales Management as necessary (e.g. workbook special needs, etc), plus manage requests from key customers.
  • Assist in the purchase and maintenance of all studio equipment.
  • Stay current with competition to identify new trends and possible product photography advantages.
  • 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.
  • Apply knowledge of photography, photographic software and photographic equipment to prioritize work and develop visually commanding photos of product line.
  • Understand the technical and visual requirements thoroughly. Determine the optimum layout and aesthetics for each shot.
  • Work on multiple tasks concurrently, requiring the ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities and details while adhering to time-lines to keep the organizations operations on schedule.

Qualifications

  • AA Degree or equivalent in photography or technical graphic arts
  • 3 - 5 years experience in various phases of digital photography
  • Thorough understanding of photography and post production

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 Engineer / Technical Designer - Marmot & Marker Apparel (JTA)

The Product Engineer is accountable for the commercialization of products within an assigned area of responsibility in accordance with established development processes, established quality standards and the company time-line. He or she manages aspects of the development process such as the specification package and development of samples. He or she may participate in the creative process of the product, depending on skill set and experience.

Essential Job Functions: (Other responsibilities may be assigned)

  1. Create and maintain product specification packages using Marmots approved methodology. Interface with Design Department to verify details of designs. Work with other departments (in house and off shore) as season progress to answer questions about the PE's product line: Warranty, Customer Service, Asia QA, etc.
  2. Maintain development documents including specification packages, development tracking report and other documents as required. Use Adobe Illustrator to develop and revise design documentation. Excel is the software base used for spec packages development and maintenance.
  3. Communicate approved specifications - communicate with contractors, product engineering and materials staff to develop samples through commercial viability through production approval. Communicate with contractors to clarify specifications and/or detail changes during the development process. Serve as secondary contact once lines are in production, working with Design & Production staff.
  4. Organize and maintain each round of samples for assigned product categories from 1stcounter sample through sales samples (SMS), size runs, pre-production samples (PP) and top of production sample (TOP).
  5. Manage and complete projects: design standards, records and library of sketches.
  6. Product fit approvals:
    • PE is responsible to drive fit sessions for apparel to maintain consistency and quality of fit across the brand categories from season to season (as experience allows).
    • Work with Designer and Category Manager in fit sessions where necessary.

Other Responsibilities

  1. Pro-actively pursue and complete assignments as outlined in individualized professional development plans in order to develop skill in the areas of materials, design features, and manufacturing processes.
  2. Participate in cross training opportunities to ensure department can meet time-line.
  3. Maintain documentation as required by regulation and policy.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience

BS Degree or equivalent in fashion design plus one to three years experience in various phases of product development. Knowledge of Excel and Adobe Illustrator required.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as measurements for lengths of trims for various sizes as well as compare previous season versus current season fabric usages for margin decreases or maintenance. Calculation of proportions and percentages of a product are critical. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear on the phone and in person. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, but may request assistance to do so. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus, and discern color shades.

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

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

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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 Hard Goods Designer - Marmot (JTA)

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.

Retail Sales Associate (Part-Time) - Marmot Mountain, LLC

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 Mountain, LLC

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.


Web Analyst - Jarden Technical Apparel

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.


Senior Sportswear Designer - Marmot Mountain, LLC

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.


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.

If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to apply for positions, send an email Accommodations@jarden.com. Please indicate the Jarden Job ID and the specifics of the assistance needed. This option is reserved for individuals with disabilities who need an alternative method of applying for open positions.

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.