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.

Job Title: Senior Designer - KIDS

Mud Pie is actively seeking a Senior Designer to join our Kids division! We are searching for experienced apparel designers with knowledge and exposure of the infant/toddler industry. Candidates must have 3-5 years of previous or relevant experience. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Experience in apparel design, preferably baby or toddler
  • Understanding and knowledge of fabrics and apparel construction
  • Experience in gift/hard good design
  • Capability to work/collaborate and lead a small team
  • Ability to recognize and analyze trends
  • Must be comfortable communicating with overseas vendors
  • Group presentation skills including oral delivery and product walk-throughs
  • Ability to multi-task with exceptional organizational skills
  • Must work well in small group environments
  • Execution of designs with overseas vendors through an outlined sampling and development process
  • Collaboration with Technical Designer in creation of apparel tech packs
  • 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, Graphic Design or related field
  • 3-5 years in a fashion design
  • 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.
  • Be able to work on deadlines and juggle multiple projects at once
  • Organization with a dedication to details and final product quality
  • Flexibility and a positive attitude under pressure
  • Must show work portfolio; may be asked to complete a small “project” for evaluation

 

Interested candidates must submit a portfolio and resume to Humanresources@mud-pie.com 

*Applicants without resumes and portfolios will not be considered*  


Job Title: Office Administrator 

Mud Pie is seeking an Office Administrator to join our team to assist with daily general office operations and payroll. We are looking for detail oriented individuals that possess strong leadership and organizational skills. Candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, have ability to self-manage and work well under strict deadlines. This is a great position that will impact a rapidly growing organization and offer career development opportunities for the right candidate! 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Office Administrator duties:
    • Manage Visa process for all travel
    • Order FedEx supplies and office supplies as needed
    • Responsible for distributing employee purchase invoices to employees and territory managers
    • Coordinate all desk set ups for new hires as well as any desk moves
    • Stock conference room and appropriate areas with drinks, plates, utensils, etc. as needed
    • Maintenance of Printers, Postage Machine, storage closet, etc.
    • Order and set up lunches for meetings
    • Manage conference room schedules
    • Change lightbulbs and coordinate change out schedules
    • Answer phone lines
    • Mail/FedEx packages as needed
  • Payroll Responsibilities:
    • Perform daily payroll department operations
    • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
    • Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports
    • Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance

Requirements:

  • Candidates must have Bachelor’s degree
  • Working knowledge of payroll best practices
  • Strong PC skills including proficiency in Excel
  • Strong work ethic and team player
  • High degree of professionalism
  • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material
  • Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with various levels of management
  • Decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills

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


Job Title: Technical Designer

Mud Pie is currently seeking a Technical Designer to join our Baby and Fashion team! We are looking for detail-oriented and creative individuals to assist with the technical development process including reviewing and analyzing samples for fit, construction and overall quality. This is a great opportunity for newly graduates and entry-level candiadtes

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in building detailed technical packets utilizing designer flat sketches, tracking garment progress through all stages of the developmental lifecycle.
  • Communicate fit intent and construction to vendors through detailed fit comments, pattern diagrams, pattern corrections, and digital images.
  • Support Technical team in preparing samples and contributing in fit sessions, identifying potential production, quality, and costing issues and proactively making effective recommendations.
  • Assist in measuring and preparing all garments with accuracy before fit sessions.
  • Take fit notes and photos of samples during fit meetings.
  • Provide technical design support to cross functional teams on fit development.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining pattern blocks to achieve proper fit standards as needed.
  • Assist in transitioning Technical Packages into PLM system

Requirements:

  • Senior level in college working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design or related field, or recent graduate of Fashion Design or related field.
  • Excellent organization and leadership skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong pattern-making skills a plus
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft suite, PLM knowledge a plus
  • Knowledge of technical design in women’s apparel and baby/kids apparel a plus
  • Knowledge of technical design grading

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


Job Title: Customer Relations Specialist

Mud Pie is hiring enthusiastic, positive and motivated individuals to join our Customer Care team. This role is the perfect opportunity for entry level candidates to learn the industry and have ample opportunity to grow within the company!  The Customer Relations Specialist will support the sales team and work directly with buyers at specialty retail stores nationwide.  They will handle incoming/outgoing calls and emails, manage inquiries and resolve concerns as well as upsell products to promote the sales of Mud Pie merchandise. Some administrative projects may be assigned on an as needed basis. It is imperative that the Customer Relations Specialist possess strong communication skills, has an eagerness to learn and is team-oriented, so if this sounds like the perfect position for you, we’d love to hear from you! 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in small call center setting handling incoming calls and emails from customers and sales organization
  • Learn new product lines each season to be able to promote sales and respond to inquiries
  • Handle administrative tasks associated with orders, including order input into customized software system
  • Open accounts and maintain customer records
  • Initiate outbound sales and customer service calls and emails
  • Proactively generate sales and upsell products
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Territory Managers as well as buyers

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or 2 years equivalent work experience in a call center, customer service, marketing or sales position
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with internal and external customers required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Outlook programs.   
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Flexible with the ability to work independently and multitask
  • Ability to remain positive and focused in a fast paced environment
  • Confident problem solver that proactively resolves issues
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment

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


Job Title: Customer Order Planner

Mud Pie is seeking team oriented, well communicative and organized individuals to be part of our growing team. The Customer Order Planner coordinates EDI, International, Closeout and all orders requiring value added services through the order management and distribution process. They provide customer order related communication and order status updates to Sales and Operations. This individual is the key coordination point for customer required ticketing and materials, so the ability to problem solve, multi-task and have excellent follow-up is crucial in this role. If you are looking for an excellent career path and you meet and exceed requirements, we’d love to hear from you! 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Key and Process Customer Orders requiring Valued added Services
  • Note and resolve schedule issues in Open Order and Back Order Reports
  • Communicate customer order details with sales and operations
  • Check product availability and communicate availability to sales
  • Evaluate ticket and supply needs to meet customer requirements. Order as needed and print non-proprietary ticketing as required
  • Maintain open communications with sales and operations through e-mail and phone
  • Coordinate workload to floor to meet customer commitments
  • Manage Closeout order activity
  • Coordinate new account set-up with sales
  • Review and document customer requirements provided through routing guides and compliance documentation
  • Review customer chargeback activity and adjust processes to minimize penalties
  • Understand International shipping requirements and provide support required to meet customer needs

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent work experience required
  • Highly proficient knowledge and experience in ERP systems.
  • Knowledge and hands on experience in warehouse management systems and inventory processes
  • Ability to determine product availability to meet customer ship dates
  • Ability to schedule customer order workloads to meet committed ship dates
  • Analytical skills should be excellent with a strong understanding of inventory processes and their effect on order scheduling
  • Excellent communication, problem solving and computer skills
  • Strong organizational skills coupled with excellent follow-up
  • Strong team orientation and have the ability to work proficiently with all areas of an operation to include operations, finance, customer service and sales

 

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