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 Home 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.

2018 Summer Internships are also available for college students through our Mud Pie Internship Program!

 

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@mudpie.com.


 

Job Title: Account Manager Coordinator

Mud Pie is currently seeking a data-driven and detail oriented individual to join our National Accounts team as an Account Manager Coordinator. The Account Manager Coordinator will be responsible for performing a wide range of account support activities and will be expected to organize, prepare and communicate all projects and deliverables based on deadlines and schedules as determined by the National Account Team. The ideal candidate must be committed to high standards and be proficient in Excel and other data platforms. This individual will work closely with National Account Managers to support retailer item setup, web presence and forecasting needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide Administrative Support to the National Account Sales Team
    • Presentation preparation
    • Compile reports and historic customer sales information
    • Order samples
    • Complete item set ups and other customer required forms/paperwork
    • Fulfill customer requests for images, product information etc.
    • Perform Weekly Reporting Functions
      • YTD sales reports
      • Goal tracking
      • Customer specific performance tracking
      • Plan-O-Gram Assistance
      • Work with Account Managers on customer specific POG projects
      • Complete all new item set ups for Amazon and other web based retailers
      • Work within Amazon internal portal to troubleshoot and grow business                       
      • Review Amazon and other ecomm sites regularly and optimize the listings for better selling    

 Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 2 years work experience as an administrative assistant or in a sales support position
  • Expert level competency in Microsoft Word, Excel (vlookup and pivot tables) and PowerPoint
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing (internally and externally)
  • Extremely strong organizational and analytical skills  
  • Time management /Multi-tasking skills – must be able to work at an extremely fast pace and manage multiple projects at the same time to meet required deadlines
  • Ability to pro-actively solve problems within area of responsibility and find solutions independent of the involvement of superiors

Interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest and qualifications along with a resume to humanresources@mudpie.com.


 

Job Title: Product Designer

Mud Pie is currently seeking a Product Designer to join our HOME team! Our Home department includes everything from table tops, ceramics, home décor, soft goods and more. We are looking for artistic individuals with a passion for creative excellence to design and deliver quality products. The Product Designer will work collaboratively with team members to gather on trend market data, develop original design concepts that coincide with the Mud Pie aesthetic, and turn visions into end products. The ideal candidate must be creative, a team player, have keen attention to detail and proven ability to multi-task under deadline pressure.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with current color, font and print trends and styles
  • Ability and desire to continually gather market data on key fashion and home trends
  • Translate trends into concepts that fit the Mud Pie brand
  • Strong creative vision including style, color and pattern direction
  • Versatility and resourcefulness  in design styles and techniques
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction
  • Ability to work efficiently, accurately and within budget
  • Proven ability to multi-task under deadline pressure with excellent follow through
  • Identify piece types and products for development
  • Prepare presentation materials for line previews
  • Responsible for sample review and approval
  • Develop SKU-level designs with a proven ability to build an assortment

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design or related design field
  • Will consider entry level candidates, with the right experience that are willing to grow with Mud Pie  
  • Ability to manage product design in fast-paced as deadline driven environment
  • Works well with a team but independently with minimal direction
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proficient with InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop

Interested candidates MUST submit a portfolio and resume to humanresources@mudpie.com.


 

Job Title: Showroom Manager

Mud Pie is Seeking a Showroom Manager to join our Merchandise team to assist with daily operations of our 18,000 square foot Atlanta showroom as well as setup and operations during Atlanta shows. The ideal candidate must be self-drivern, customer service oriented with sales experience as well as experience managing showrooms. The individual will work closely with our Director of Merchandise and the Merchandise Team. Candidate must be willing to work flexible hours.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Daily Showroom Responsibilities
    • Typical hours: Tuesday – Friday; 10am – 4pm
    • Assist customer service or sales team with projects as needed
    • Maintain showroom inventory/samples
    • Answer customer service question
    • Walk-in customer sales
    • Maintain showroom cleanliness
    • Work with Director of merchandising on showroom projects as needed
    • Maintaining the Mud Pie reputation for a warm space known for our gracious hospitality

 

  • Showtime setup
    • Work days and hours based on need
    • Coordinate with Director of Merchandising, and Showroom Operations Manager for order of showroom prep
    • Assist with facilitating twice yearly sample sale
    • Assist with managing showroom prep team to dismantle the showroom
    • Assist with managing team of showroom designers
    • Assist sales team with process of ticketing merchandise

 

  • Showtime Operations
    • Work days/hours based on need
    • Hire, train, schedule hospitality team
    • Order, and maintain hospitality supplies, snacks, beverages
    • Coordinate with, and schedule cleaning crew
    • Coordinate with kitchen staff for planning and execution of guest and staff meals
    • Collaborate with the Marketing team to execute events

Requirements:

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in retail management, marketing or a related field, strong analytical thinking skills and highly detail and self driven. It is required that applicants have experience managing a showroom along with sales experience.

  • Have an understanding of B2B/B2C ecommerce
  • Proven track record of meeting sales goals
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail is key
  • Ability to collaborate across function and at all levels
  • Self-starter, dependable, and capable of performing under pressure

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to humanresources@mudpie.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

Interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest and qualifications along with a resume to humanresources@mudpie.com.

 

Mud Pie is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.