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Working at Pro Performance Sports on the SKLZ brand is all about sports, fun and helping athletes of all ages reach their full potential. With competitive compensation, exceptional benefits and an inspiring work environment, this is a wonderful place to have a career. We are constantly looking for great team members to contribute to the high level of work we do here.

If you think you fit the profile and are interested in one of the following positions, please email your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to careers@sklz.com and indicate the position in the subject header. No phone calls, please.

SKLZ is currently hiring for the following positions. Please scroll down to see their descriptions.

  • International Sales Coordinator
  • Graphic Designer
  • Production Artist
  • Senior Planner/Buyer
  • Marketing Director, Digital
  • Director of Design and Engineering

 

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Job Title: International Sales Coordinator

Location: Carlsbad, CA

Overview:

The International Sales Coordinator will support and assist the International Sales Team across numerous projects and administrative tasks to maximize profitable sales globally.

Responsibilities:

CANADA/INT'L ACCOUNT ORDER MANAGEMENT & COORDINATION (70%)

  • Work closely with and support our Canadian representation in knowing sales programs coinciding with order entry, new account set up, credits, debits, and any promotional activity
  • Maintain and exceed lower levels of inbound/outbound calls per week specific to Canada customer service and all other International inquiries
  • Work closely with and support the International Sales Teams efforts in order management, new account set up, credits and debits across 19+ distribution partners
  • Work with SKLZ logistics and business analysis/sales teams to service orders and maximize sales goals
  • Ability to manage international order tracking document with organizational and structural customer database reports
  • Coordinate and support any new international distributor inquiries

GENERAL ADMIN & COMMUNICATION SUPPORT (20%)

  • Assist International sales team along with other SKLZ team members necessary to maximize SKLZ growth and profitability
  • Participate in, and coordinate as necessary, SKLZ meetings relevant to international business, including those for sales, forecast, logistics, and development
  • Ability to support and provide International sales team with estimated product availability, communication of sales orders, and confirmed/coordinated communication of our supply chain

SAMPLE & LAUNCH COORDINATION (10%)

  • Support seasonal, and all other updates, to product line launches including all sampling and the communication of presentations, and all other supporting materials and requirements for the successful execution with all international partners and representatives

Minimum Requirements:

  • College Degree Required
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Possess very strong analytical skills
  • Have a passion for sports
  • Have exceptional communication skills
  • Be very detail oriented
  • Possess the ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
  • Possess a can do attitude and a passion for business
  • Foreign language skills preferred

To apply: Please send your cover letter, resume, and link to online portfolio to careers@sklz.com. No phone calls, please.

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Job Title: Graphic Designer

Location: Carlsbad, CA

Overview:

SKLZ is looking for a strong Graphic Designer to join their growing team. This role requires a superior aesthetic and a teammate that lives and breathes design, color theory and composition. The ideal candidate must possess the ability to manage and design for a wide range of projects including advertising, packaging, presentations, POS and various print collateral pieces. This individual will report to the Director of Brand Management and Creative Strategy and work closely alongside other internal creative teammates (designers, writers and production artists). This individual should have a passion for sport that is equal to their drive to doing great work.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and implement forward thinking design in multiple channels (retail, packaging, advertising, sales collateral and presentations)
  • Concept and design iconography and infographics
  • Clearly articulate and direct photography as needed
  • Digital retouching
  • Express complex ideas in a simple, clever and appealing way
  • Manage projects from beginning to end
  • Manage project flow with outside vendors
  • Review, proof and edit work
  • Participate in brainstorms and concept development

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design or equivalent
  • 5+ years experience, agency background is ideal
  • A great eye for design and a passion for doing great work
  • Strong work ethic with exceptional project management skills
  • Experience working with complex teams and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of management and virtual teams
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Infectious, positive can-do attitude in a fast-paced environment
  • Expertise in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

To apply: Please send your cover letter, resume, and link to online portfolio to careers@sklz.com. No phone calls, please.

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Job Title: Production Artist

Location: Carlsbad, CA

Overview:

SKLZ is seeking a detail-driven Production Artist who thrives working in a creative fast moving environment. This individual will work closely our Graphic Design team and report to the Director, Brand Management and Creative Strategy. The Production Artist will need to be organized and efficient, pay close attention to detail, manage multiple tasks, and meet tight deadlines. They must have an eye for design and take pride in shaping projects of any size. They will be able to support multiple projects and are extremely organized. Most important, they will thrive in a production role. This is not a graphic design position that requires concepting.

Responsibilities:

  • Masterful command of Adobe Creative Suite [CS5 or higher]; Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Bridge and Acrobat Pro
  • High quality packaging design and post-production photo retouching skills
  • Ensure accurate and current brand guidelines, integrity and consistency while producing fast-paced and high volume projects
  • Digital retouching
  • Own all aspects of archiving and updating graphic files and image assets

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Graphic Design and/or a killer portfolio
  • 4+ years experience, ideally within an agency
  • Possess strong layout skills and incredible typography skills (with knowledge of visual hierarchies)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, positive attitude, and willingness to do what it takes
  • Expertise using Pantone, CMYK, and RGB color space
  • Strong pre-press skills with more focus on the final execution than the initial concept
  • Capable of managing multiple projects at once and meeting deadlines with complex production schedules
  • Expert knowledge of printing practices; paper stocks, color processes, coatings, die-cuts, varnishes, embossing, debossing, foils etc
  • Passion for sports a plus

To apply: Please send your cover letter, resume, and link to online portfolio to careers@sklz.com. No phone calls, please.

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Job Title: Senior Planner/Buyer

Location: Carlsbad, CA

 Responsibilities:

  • Recommend inventory buys, execute related purchase orders with vendors, and approve invoices
  • Work closely with vendors to monitor status of open orders and push/pull order out/in as necessary based on changing demand
  • Maintain appropriate inventory balance between inventory turns and fill rates
  • Set up new items in ERP system
  • Develop container load plans as necessary and maximize freight utilization with inventory buys
  • Maintain relevant internal reporting and communicate information effectively cross-functionally
  • Manage customer orders shipping directly from vendors

Requirements:

  • Consumer goods and/or manufacturing background preferred
  • Experience working with factories in China
  • Strong cross-functional communication and collaboration skills
  • 5-10 years experience in planning/buying
  •  Strong Excel skills
  • Experience working with ERP systems
  •  A passion for sports
  • Thrive working in a team oriented environment

Please email resume and cover letter to careers@sklz.com. No phone calls, please.

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Job Title: Marketing Director, Digital

Location: Carlsbad, CA

Overview:

Reporting to the VP of Marketing, the Digital Marketing Director will be responsible for driving all aspects of our Digital strategy and Direct business including e-commerce and related SKLZ owned digital marketing channels. This person will build a best in class experience through all digital channels to drive brand engagement, loyalty, and sales. This role will be responsible for leading digitally focused campaigns and ensure brand consistency through all digital/social/partner touchpoints. This person will be the architect of the SKLZ consumer engagement model inclusive of customer service, CRM, and social media.

 Responsibilities:

  • Managing the E-commerce strategy
  • Developing and executing the digital marketing plan
  • Web merchandising
  •  Content marketing strategy and execution
  • PR Strategy and management
  • Social media strategy and execution
  • Web analytics
  •  Email marketing
  • CRM
  •  Customer service management

 Requirements:

  • 10+ years Digital Marketing management experience
  • Experience managing direct reports
  • Experiencing managing multiple agency partners in a digital business
  • Web Analytic Skills
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Accurate and detail oriented
  • Passionate about team sports and athletics in general
  • Team-Player with a “can do” attitude

Please email resume and cover letter to careers@sklz.com. No phone calls, please.

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Job Title: Director of Design and Engineering

Location: Carlsbad, CA

Overview:

Pro Performance Sports, LLC is looking for a Director of Design and Engineering to direct a team of Product Designers and Engineers in developing innovative sports training products for the US and worldwide markets, including the SKLZ line of golf, baseball, athletic performance, football, basketball, soccer, multi-sport products and the Sport-Brella line of all-weather shades, shelters and chairs

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the product creation process through in-depth consumer and market research and new product ideation and develop successful concept designs into functioning products, through design development, prototyping, testing and design for manufacture utilizing in depth knowledge of consumer products materials and production methods
  • Develop Technical Package documentation including 2D Engineering drawings, 3D SolidWorks CAD files
  • Act as Chief Liaison in connection with design development with Chinese manufacturing partners (will travel 2 times/year to China)
  • Ensure robust new product designs, by evaluating form, fit, and function based on Engineering principles, competitive products, manufacturing capabilities and limitations
  • Manage design, development and engineering operations for new projects/products in compliance with manufacturing calendar deadlines
  • Conduct critical patent database searches and preparation of findings reports in connection with existing products
  • Review/interpret patent designs to create new designs which avoid pre-existing patents
  • Act as Chief Liaison with intellectual property and patent attorneys, communicating new inventions, reviewing and approving patent applications

Requirements:

Location: 2081 Faraday Avenue, Carlsbad, California 90008