Tour of the SCOTTEVEST Offices in Ketchum, ID
An Insight Into Our Operations
SCOTTEVEST/SeV (www.scottevest.com) is the world's most innovative travel clothing company, based in Ketchum/Sun Valley, Idaho. We are famous for the many hidden pockets found in all of our clothing, and for our patented Personal Area Network (PAN) that manages headphone wires in jackets, vests, shirts, and hoodies. As a strong leader in the travel clothing industry and due to our fantastic location, we have close ties to the outdoor industry. We are one of the first clothing lines launched online, and have been selling direct-to-consumers on the web for the past ten years, and were recently named one of Internet Retailer Magazine's Hot 100.
Our company is growing quickly, with 100% year-over-year growth for the past two years. We are expanding our innovative, service-driven team to continue our focus on exceptional products and online experience for our customers -- the reason for our success. We prefer individuals who bring experience from the active outdoor garment or product industry, and who have good, if not great knowledge of the direct-to-consumer E-commerce model. A Bachelor's degree or equivalent is a minimum requirement along with relevant experience to the skill level and results needed for the position.
Our work environment is super fast-paced and we attract bright, accomplished, energetic people who are both creative and efficient. All positions are based in Ketchum, Idaho, a world class mountain resort community with unparalleled access to not only outdoor activities, but also cultural events and restaurants. Ketchum is located by Sun Valley resort in the Sawtooth mountain range of central Idaho.
We offer Health Insurance (including Vision), Dental Insurance, and a LifeFlight emergency medical plan to full-time employees after a waiting period, paid time off covering vacation, sick leave, and holidays, and competitive simple IRA match and profit sharing. Company perks include twice-weekly Boot Camp workouts, weekly massages, chiropractor visits, annual rafting, shared company ski pass and more! We are in the process of expanding our office space to include recreational areas such as a rooftop swimming pool. We encourage our employees to utilize the outdoor activities in our community (Ketchum/Sun Valley, Idaho). Here you will never need to travel for a ski weekend again! Our office is in full view of one of the premier ski mountains in the United States. The Wood River Valley also offers an endless array of hiking and biking trails, some of which literally start around the corner from our office!
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Want to know more about our corporate culture and what it takes to succeed at SCOTTEVEST? Read all about it here and before applying we strongly suggest you read this second article about our corporate culture, and why not everyone is right for the job.
The Implementer Mentality
Whether their job title includes the word "Implementer" or not, everyone we hire must adopt what we call the Implementer Mentality. By definition, an implementer is someone that "carries out, puts into action or performs." In other words, someone who gets shit done!
A worker merely operates within a company, while an implementer drives the company. We are looking for implementers at SCOTTEVEST.
Our immediate openings include:
You are the front line for managing customer service requests received through phone, mail, live chat, email, or web, and we are building the best team in the area! SCOTTEVEST (www.scottevest.com) is the world's most innovative travel clothing company, based in Ketchum/Sun Valley, Idaho. We are famous for the many hidden pockets found in all of our clothing, and for our patented Personal Area Network (PAN) that manages headphone wires in jackets, vests, shirts, and hoodies. As a leader in our industry and due to our fantastic location, we have close ties to the outdoor industry as well. We are one of the first clothing lines launched online, have been selling direct-to-consumers on the web for the past ten years, and were recently named one of Internet Retailer Magazine's Hot 100.
We are building out our team to handle all the standard CS tasks and more, like processing orders, contacting customers and handling cases. BUT, we are also pro-active and have a great program to reach out to our customers to ensure they receive the personal attention they deserve. We are committed to providing world-class service, and our Customer Service department is at the heart of that commitment.
To get it done, you will need to be a great communicator, a great listener, very detail oriented and "get" what our brand is all about. A Bachelor's degree and the right attitude for the job is needed, along with the ability to work through problems with customers in a constructive manner. Our business is based online, so knowing your way around a computer (email, live chat) and being comfortable on the phone is very important.
Benefits: At SCOTTEVEST, we understand that our past accomplishments and future achievements are directly connected to the individual successes of our people. We focus on the people in our company and have get together lunches every Friday, in-house boot camps, massages and POWDER DAYS when we get at least 8 inches of snow. We are also proud to offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including company paid health, vision and dental insurance (employee only), Life Flight Insurance, competitive 401(k) with match, and paid holidays and vacation.
Please click the "Apply Now" button below to submit a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please tell us why you would be PERFECT for this job, and also identify 1-2 things about our website that strike you as good and/or bad (and why). You may also email them to firstname.lastname@example.org, but it is more convenient for us if you use the form. You must include your willingness to relocate to Ketchum/Sun Valley, ID and your salary expectations in your first communication to be considered for this position. Before applying, we strongly suggest you read this article about our corporate culture, and why not everyone is right for the job. We look forward to hearing from you!
We are now considering contractors and remote employees to help us fill some graphic design needs in the short term, which can lead to a full time position with relocation to Sun Valley, ID.
SCOTTEVEST is seeking an amazing graphic designer/developer for our marketing team. This is a very fast-paced, career-track position at a quickly growing company. There is room for reward based on performance. You MUST be a details person, a fast learner and capable of working independently. If this does not accurately describe you, please don't apply for this position... you will not excel or enjoy this job unless you live for the details and can take a task and run with it! We really can't stress this point enough. If you want a multi-faceted graphic design career at a rapidly growing marketing organization, this is the ideal job to dive into. Coffee is for closers, and you must be a closer.
A Bachelor's Degree is required and B2C marketing/e-commerce experience is a plus. We are open to a brilliant rookie or a seasoned veteran, but you will primarily be judged by your portfolio.
We are growing and are looking for a full-time, top-notch graphic designer with (at least intermediate) web-development experience. Be ready to hit the ground running - we work at a very fast pace and you will be expected to keep up. After a trial period of several projects, the successful candidate will transition to full-time work with our standard benefits package. Relocation to Ketchum/Sun Valley, ID is required. Before applying, we strongly suggest you read this article about our corporate culture, and why not everyone is right for the job.
You will preferably have, or will need to quickly learn, the following general skills to be successful in our organization:
- Technical skills: be generally tech-savvy; adept at Outlook, Google mail, calendar, docs; must know and use Skype; intermediate HTML coding (be able to read/understand and edit, but coding from scratch is not required); experience with Google Analytics a big plus
- Communication skills: quick and accurate communication with a high email volume; understand basics of social media
- Logic skills: apply blanket rules to multiple situations to determine your course of action; be able to work independently
- Great Eye: understand visual balance; how colors come together; notice elements that are out of place; able to take a decent photo, etc.
- Visual creativity and consistency is a requirement. If you are good with words as well, even better.
Listed in order of importance, you need to have these role-specific skills:
- Design for web (including image optimization)
- Photo manipulation
- Design for print (including magazine advertising)
- Vector artwork
- Flash Animation (including basic actionscript, experience designing banner ads. We still use Flash and then convert to HTML5 for many things.)
- Design for apparel (woven tags, etc. not just designs for screen-printed t-shirts!)
- 3D rendering
- It would be ideal if you can design/build sophisticated web pages using CSS, HTML, MySQL, jscript, HTML5, etc. but if your other skills are good enough this may not be an absolute requirement. In any case, you MUST have a working knowledge of design and development for web... we are primarily an online retailer.
- Creative Suite 5+, preferably 6/Cloud: Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash (mostly animation & some actionscript... or skip the Flash step and be great at HTML5), Dreamweaver or other web editor, InDesign
Send your portfolio, resume, cover letter with expected salary and desire to live in Ketchum, Idaho to: email@example.com. In your cover letter, please identify 1-2 things about our website that strike you as good and/or bad, and tell us why in a brief sentence. No calls, please, and be sure to include all of the info requested above in your first email... show us that you can pay attention to the details.
Benefits: At SCOTTEVEST, we understand that our past accomplishments and future achievements are directly connected to the individual successes of our people. We focus on the people in our company and have get together lunches every Friday, in-house boot camps, massages, employee discounts and clothing allowances, and POWDER DAYS when we get at least 8 inches of snow. We are also proud to offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including company paid health insurance (employee only), Life Flight Insurance, Dental, competitive 401(k) with match, and paid holidays and vacation.
Please submit resume and cover letter via Resumator or on: www.scottevest.com/jobs specifying your interest in SCOTTEVEST and your interest in living in Sun Valley, Idaho. In your cover letter, please tell us why you would be PERFECT for this job, and also identify 1-2 things about our website that strike you as good and/or bad (and why). We look forward to hearing from you!
Our future hiring plans include:
E-commerce marketing experience needed
Garment Industry Experience
Designing, sourcing, manufacturing, etc. -- please tell us about your experience
Do you have the talent, skills, and desire to join SCOTTEVEST in Ketchum, Idaho? Do you love being in a fast-paced, open, highly communicative and creative environment? Please send us your resume along with salary requirements and let us take a look. Before applying, we strongly suggest you read this article about our corporate culture, and why not everyone is right for the job.
SeV is an equal opportunity employer.
No calls please!