SITKA Gear  Career Opportunities


SITKA® Gear Graphic Designer-191050


Description:
Gore is a materials science company focused on improving lives through discovery, product innovation and rewarding careers for our Associates. Learn More.  

About the Industry:
Gore’s pioneering contributions to the science of comfort and protection create fabrics for a range of activities and conditions. Learn More.  

Job Description:
SITKA® Gear, a subsidiary of Gore and the hunting industry’s fastest growing brand of technical and performance apparel, is seeking an experienced Graphic Designer to join our team in Bozeman, Montana. Beginning with our introduction of premium hunting apparel, and extending to every element of our business, SITKA is committed to continually advancing the hunting industry. We approach the ever-changing world of creative/content development with the same conviction to change our industry. From our industry-leading photojournalistic stories to insightful documentation of systems and technology, our Graphic Designer will collaborate with the Content Producer and Brand Director to develop, create and deliver remarkable, “on-brand” design that leads the industry and propels the SITKA brand forward.  
 
The ideal candidate will be wildly creative and capable of a wide range of styles, have a deep understanding of the principles of visual storytelling through both digital and print design, have a passion for premium brand communication, detail, and a commitment to excellence, appreciate and seek constructive criticism because they strive to deliver the best work, be energized by working with a world-class, decentralized creative team with diverse personalities and quirks, and contribute to SITKA’s team culture.

Responsibilities:
  • Developing, creating and delivering graphic design needs for marketing collateral across all channels including sitkagear.com, social media, digital and print advertising, wholesale POP, events, product hangtags and packaging, etc.
  • Delivering on time, on budget and in alignment with SITKA’s Style Guide and Brand
  • Effectively interpreting and executing on creative direction and feedback loops to achieve desired goals
  • Partnering with Content Producer and Content Project Manager to align on project goals, scope, deadlines and creative direction
  • Ensuring that print and digital production files meet distribution specifications
  • Publishing finalized assets to the SITKA DAM and maintaining file organization and permissions
Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in graphic design and premium brand experience
  • Advanced proficiency in the following: Macintosh OS X, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator), Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word and Excel), Keynote, FTP file transfer
  • Mastery of vector- or raster-based programs, color profiles, file formats, and ability to produce to specifications across all mediums
  • Basic HTML knowledge
  • Provide examples from a digital portfolio of relevant work and styles
  • Clear working knowledge of the graphic design landscape including modern design trends and typography
  • Deep understanding of premium product branding, preferably in apparel and ability to communicate emotion through design
  • Attention to detail toward color palettes, image curation, font styles and illustrations
  • A high level of emotional intelligence, flexibility and ability to lead by example in times of stress, while providing impeccable follow through with internal and external teams
  • Excellent collaborative and interpersonal skills
  • Relocation to Bozeman, Montana
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • Exhibit strong organizational skills, managing multiple deadline driven projects while remaining flexible with shifting priorities to meet the business need
    • Understand and adopt the style, tone, and voice of a brand
  Desired Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Computer Science or related field
  • Illustration design
  • Basic hunting knowledge with an appreciation for the hunting lifestyle

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Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening.
Gore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the US. Gore generally will not sponsor visas unless otherwise noted on the position description.
Gore is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer. (Applies to all positions in the U.S.)

SITKA® Gear Content Creative Project Manager-182318


Description:
Gore is a technology-driven global company built on entrepreneurial innovation, integrity, and teamwork. Our diverse portfolio includes everything from high-performance fabrics and implantable medical devices to industrial manufacturing components and aerospace electronics. Through our product leadership, we've been changing lives and changing industries for more than 50 years. What can you change by joining Gore? Visit gore.com/change-life to find out.  

Job Description:
Best-known as the manufacturer of GORE-TEX® fabrics for garments and footwear, Gore manufactures a wide range of high-performance fabrics engineered to protect wearers in demanding environments—from explorers on the North Pole to firefighters, soldiers, and emergency workers. We are looking for a Content/Creative Project Manager to join our SITKA® team in Bozeman, Montana.
If you are searching for a company where you can make a difference, we're looking for you. In this role, you will be responsible for managing and organizing the creative department’s workflow, schedule and ensuring all projects are on time and on budget.  
 
The ideal candidate will:
  • Be principled and passionate about strategic process; you live by a calendar and always, always hit your deadline
  • Be a true multi-tasker capable of managing huge numbers of projects, details and deliverables at one given time with ease
  • Have proven success as a Content/Creative Project Manager and have a deep understanding of PM systems, processes and the overall landscape
  • Have the natural inclination to be the first to identify potential problems and take ownership of corrective action
  • Be energized by organizing and keeping a world-class decentralized creative team on schedule
  • Be insanely detailed oriented
  • Be assertive in a freeform environment
Responsibilities include:
  • Being point of contact for all incoming creative department requests and deliverables; this includes all forms of creative from retail fixture graphics to photo and video shoots
  • Managing department schedules and ensure all projects are on time and on budget
  • Reviewing completeness of incoming project briefs and seek edits as needed
  • Implementing and managing of the department’s project management software
  • Performing Digital Asset Management
  • Being responsible for the team hitting ongoing project milestones to avoid last-minute fire drills
Required Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant Project Management experience
  • Significant understanding and experience with implementing project management and DAM software
  • Clear understanding of the creative and PM landscape
  • A high level of emotional intelligence and ability to lead by example in times of stress
  • Resourceful problem solver
  • Passion for excellence in Project Management
  • Follow through on commitments to internal and external teams
  • Ability to influence key internal and external stakeholders to drive initiatives to completion while successfully developing lasting relationships
  • Resourceful self-starter with an analytical mindset
  • Ability to travel (5-10%) and relocate to Bozeman, Montana
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • Ability to strive in a fast paced, demanding, deadline-driven environment
    • Effective communication skills, both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects at the same time
  Desired Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university
  • Experience with premium-priced brands

Apply Online


Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening.
Gore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the US. Gore generally will not sponsor visas unless otherwise noted on the position description.
Gore is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer. (Applies to all positions in the U.S.)
 

SITKA® Gear Regional HR Partner-182973


Description:
Gore is a technology-driven global company built on entrepreneurial innovation, integrity, and teamwork. Our diverse portfolio includes everything from high-performance fabrics and implantable medical devices to industrial manufacturing components and aerospace electronics. Through our product leadership, we've been changing lives and changing industries for more than 50 years. What can you change by joining Gore? Visit gore.com/change-life to find out.  

Job Description:
At Gore, our global teams bring together extensive knowledge and collaborate closely to create and deliver products that solve complex problems and perform in the most demanding environments. The Human Resources organization at Gore plays a critical role in support of the environment that has been recognized year over year for our innovative people processes and a culture that allows individuals to thrive and contribute.

We currently have a need for an experienced HR Partner to develop and deliver HR services for our rapidly growing SITKA Gear business in Bozeman, Montana. This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference working with current and emerging leaders, new hires and other Associates as they continue their integration into the unique Gore culture. In this role, you will partner with and provide coaching to leaders and sponsors in order to develop their own skills around associate development, performance and change management, team development and conflict resolution.  
 
The ideal candidate will:
  • Be passionate about providing HR support for a world-class hunting apparel brand for men, women and youth
  • Be energized by collaborating on cross-functional teams
  • Recognize the importance of building and maintaining strong interpersonal relationships
Responsibilities include:
  • Providing coaching and consulting to leaders and associates in the application of Gore´s core people processes to drive business outcomes
  • Supporting and applying effective onboarding processes to enhance Associate engagement, pride and integration for new associates.
  • Modeling and teaching our culture by placing a high value on the belief in the individual and in the power of teams
  • Apply and develop expertise as part of a community of HR practitioners from within HR compliance, performance and team effectiveness and change
  • Diagnosing Associate relations needs to root cause, drawing conclusions and influencing leaders to take proposed actions
  • Engaging with both business and Enterprise HR teams to work on high priority projects and needs
  • Facilitating programs and workshops regarding development planning and sponsorship
  • Providing support and coaching for our contribution and compensation process
  • Facilitating conflict resolution as appropriate
Required Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant academic discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 8 years of professional work experience, at least 5 years of which have been in a professional HR role which includes employee relations, team effectiveness, and performance management
  • Experience facilitating groups / meetings and resolving conflict
  • Strong technical knowledge of HR best practices for Associate relations and capability to develop deeper understanding of employment law
  • Understanding of the impact and dynamics of change on teams
  • Excellent coaching / mentoring skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Continuous learner with the passion and ability to grow in knowledge and scope in HR competencies
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • Effectively challenge, influence and build collaborative relationships, to exemplify direct, open, honest behaviors, and to influence these qualities in others
    • Apply HR tools and processes to enhance business outcomes
    • Apply critical thinking to effective problem solving and negotiate win-win outcomes
  Desired Job Qualifications:
  • SPHR,CP or equivalent SHRM or HR certification
  • Experience:
    • Providing HR support and cultural integration within high growth businesses
    • Delivering work through effective collaboration within a matrix ed HR environment across centers of expertise, service centers and HR business partners
    • With virtual working and communication best practices and approaches
    • Working in a consumer goods business

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Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening.
Gore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the US. Gore generally will not sponsor visas unless otherwise noted on the position description.
Gore is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer. (Applies to all positions in the U.S.)