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: Embroidery/Personalization 

Mud Pie seeks a qualified candidate to assist with the embroidery and personalization of Mud Pie products. This employee will assist in the design and production of embroidered designs and monograms for various garments and accessories. This is an hourly, non-exempt position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate embroidery machines (Brother – Six Needle and Tajima – 15 needle) using standard safety procedures
  • Identify correct hoop sizes, needles and thread to be used for each task
  • Use associated software (Monogram Wizard and DGML Version 15 by Pulse!) to complete embroidery tasks
  • Open digitized files in appropriate software for use in production
  • Output digitized files for production with embroidery machines
  • Operate heat press using standard safety procedures
  • Maintain machinery in safe and effective condition
  • Maintain inventory of supplies
  • Maintain a clean, safe and professional workstation at all times

Requirements:

  • Must have at least one year of experience operating commercial embroidery machines and heat presses
  • Must be proficient in use of computer software, including Microsoft Windows applications. Experience with Monogram Wizard and DGML Version 15 by Pulse! is a plus
  • Must be committed to working as part of a team and must possess attention to detail
  • Must be capable of handling and prioritizing multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Must be able to perform some moderate pushing, pulling and lifting (up to approximately 25-35 pounds)

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


Job Title: Business Analyst

We are seeking a Business Analyst to join our team and serve as a key resource in business reporting, data maintenance and process improvement. This position will work closely with internal and external clients to capture technical and functional requirements for reports, system enhancements and special projects. Strong analytical and technical skills required.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • 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

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 1-2 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 Office tools including Excel and Access
  • Experience writing and executing SQL queries
  • 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 
  • Experience with reporting packages such as QlikView, Cognos, Tableau, etc. a plus
  • Experience working with ERP, PLM and/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.