careers

Are you passionate about following design trends? Do you want the opportunity to work with distinctive product? Mud Pie is looking for strong individuals to join our award winning team.

Mud Pie designs and manufactures amazingly affordable gifts. Based in Stone Mountain, Georgia, the company is comprised of 3 divisions--Mud Pie Kids, Mud Pie Living and Mud Pie Fashion. Mud Pie is a favorite brand of style-conscious consumers and is available in over 16,000 specialty retailers and department stores around the world. Mud Pie has been in business for 25 years and continues to grow as a leader in the infant, fashion and home gift industry.    Tremendous brand equity, on-trend product offerings and our talented staff continue to fuel our success.   We believe great people and product create great results.   We are looking for highly motivated individuals who enjoy a progressive work environment and bring the best attitude and effort to work every day.

Digital Content Assistant

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help develop brand voice for website
  • Write and develop new content for both B2B and B2C sites based on marketing calendar and promotions: this includes blog posts, images, videos and images advertisements.
  • Comfortable with creating videos and taking photos
  • Create and style live videos for Facebook
  • Create “organic” lifestyle images for social media
  • Assist with scheduling social media – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn – for all websites
  • Create content for blog – including keyword research and implementation on blog and website
  • Understanding of SEO/PPC
  • Keep personalized item up to date on site
  • Comfortable creating copy for consumer products
  • Experience with Google analytics to analyze SEO landing page traffic trends
  • Create look-books for press and consumers
  • Submit product images and information for editorial coverage – this includes placing orders for samples.
  • Assist in writing press releases and collating press kits.

 Required Qualifications and Skill Set: 

  • Photography background would be a plus
  • High level of creativity paired with strong understanding of the Mud Pie aesthetic.
  • Flexibility and a positive attitude under pressure.
  • Have an understanding of blogging and what it takes to maintain a successful blog- must be a creative type of writer.
  • Experience working with all of the major social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube, etc
  • Graphic design skills and knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage several projects simultaneously
  • Self-starter, dependable, and capable of performing under pressure

Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or Journalism, strong communication skills and a can-do attitude.  A passion for writing and design, plus a solid understanding of the digital world are essential.  Only candidates who are proficient with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications will be considered. Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator is a must. 

Interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest and qualifications along with a resume to HumanResources@mud-pie.com


Business Analyst

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Gather and summarize relevant data to conduct business analysis and provide recommendations
  • Perform ad-hoc and re-occurring analyses
  • Assist in maintaining integrity of data throughout multiple systems in the organization
  • Perform system testing to ensure requirements have been met
  • Tracking and communication of system changes and enhancements
  • Provide end-user support and training for all business systems
  • Document business, functional and technical requirements and processes

 

 Required Qualifications and Skill Set: 

  • 3+ years of related experience in a business or data analyst role
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Business or related field
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Products including Excel, Access and Visio
  • Experience writing and executing SQL queries
  • Experience with reporting packages such as QlikView, Cognos, Tableau, etc.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize and analyze significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong problem solving and reasoning abilities
  • Must work well in fast-paced, customer-driven environment with minimal supervision and demonstrate initiative and good judgment
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with separate requirements, demands, and user groups simultaneously
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization 
  • Must have experience working with ERP applications
  • Experience with PLM or WMS systems a plus

Interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest and qualifications along with a resume to HumanResources@mud-pie.com


Job Title: Distribution Director

Reports To: VP of Operations

Position Overview

The Distribution Director provides strategic leadership and day to day direction for the Mud Pie Distribution Center. This position is the key strategic leadership role in Mud Pie’s distribution operations. The Distribution Director will be highly involved in Mud Pie’s transition from a manual distribution process to one that is more automated and technologically innovative. They will need to be capable of leading this transition while maintaining the facility performance and its positive, objective oriented organizational culture.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in establishing distribution budgets for the operation. Monitor performance and attain expense performance as budgeted.
  • Lead and drive facility culture to ensure a positive, respectful and collaborative environment. Maintain open communications with all associates in the organization and reinforce a positive approach that is focused on performance excellence.
  • Meet and communicate regularly with distribution team to ensure all personnel are aligned with organizational objectives and needs.
  • Assist company leadership in transforming distribution operations from a manual, labor intensive process to one that is more automated and systems driven.
  • Coaches and develops distribution leadership team. Monitors and evaluates staff performance to ensure performance is aligned with expectations.
  • Monitors and adjust facility schedules and staffing to meet customer shipment needs and company financial plans.
  • Ensures facility housekeeping and safety performance is maintained at high levels of performance.

 Required Qualifications and Skill Set

  • 7 to 10 years of progressive distribution leadership experience in a high volume, pick and pack environment.
  • Experience leading a team in excess of 100 people in a growing organization. Must have demonstrated success in building and maintaining a positive and inclusive culture. Experience coaching and developing management and associates at all organizational levels.
  • Four year degree in business or supply chain related field or significant relevant experience in an applicable environment.
  • Prefer experience in establishing automated distribution environments and implementing progressive WMS systems and processes. Past project management experience in high volume pick-pack operations a plus.
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to clearly communicate at all levels of an organization.
  • Excellent analytical capabilities with strong proficiency in Excel. Ability to analyze reports and determine appropriate actions to maximize operational performance
  • A strong focus on safety and experience leading organizations with an excellent safety performance. A no compromise attitude in areas of housekeeping and safety. Experience in 5-S implementation a plus.

Interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest and qualifications along with a resume to HumanResources@mud-pie.com


Job Title: Assistant Fashion Designer

Position Overview

This position will assist the Fashion Design team in the design and development of the Mud Pie Women’s This position will have exposure to all fashion piece-type categories with an emphasis on handbags, jewelry and accessories. This position will report to the Director of Fashion Design and Development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Trending and market analyzation (includes current consumer and competitor research).
  • Flat sketches and Print/Pattern Design.
  • Collaborate with the Fashion Design team in design of biannual Fashion collections.
  • Execution of designs with overseas vendors through an outlined sampling and development process.
  • Collaboration with Technical Designer in creation of apparel tech packs.
  • Responsible for creation of full accessory tech packs (ie handbags, hats, jewelry, etc).
  • Maintain and manage WIP of your products.
  • Approvals for all design and production submits.
  • Support development team and sales team by preparing necessary visual tools.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design or related field.
  • 1 - 4 years in a fashion design and/or graphic design role.
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Suite.
  • Excellent organization and leadership skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain and build relationships with overseas vendors.
  • High level of creativity paired with strong understanding of the Mud Pie aesthetic.
  • Understanding of entire design and product development process.
  • Be able to work on deadlines and juggle multiple projects at once.
  • Ability to understand current fashion market and future consumer trends.
  • Organization with a dedication to details and final product quality.
  • Flexibility and a positive attitude under pressure.
  • Must have an advanced knowledge of and experience with Adobe Creative Suites particularly Illustrator.
  • Strong written and verbal presentation skills.

Must show work portfolio; may be asked to complete a small “project” for evaluation.

Interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest and qualifications along with a resume to HumanResources@mud-pie.com


Job Title: Product Development Intern

Mud Pie is seeking candidates for a fashion apparel and product design internship in our Atlanta-area headquarters for the Summer of 2016. The internship will be paid and scheduling will be flexible based upon the needs of the intern.

Position Summary:

Assist the Product Development team in all aspects of daily responsibilities. Opportunity to work in several product categories for maximum exposure and enhanced growth potential.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Assist living, fashion, and kids design departments with sample management, design commenting, and general sample organization
  • Help with design specs, approving fabric qualities, color submits, lab dips, strike offs, and any and all other levels of approval required in the design process
  • Assist the sales team with putting together presentations and collateral to help with sales and sales presentations
  • Work with Mud Pie’s overseas manufacturing partners
  • Assist in market trending
  • Participate in special projects as needed

Requirements:

  • College student working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising/Marketing or related field
  • Familiarity with Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, PhotoShop, and Microsoft Suite
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to build and sustain relationships quickly

Interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest and qualifications along with a resume to HumanResources@mud-pie.com.