Speck

Speck creates award-winning cases designed to make an impact – and take one. Since 2001, we’ve been making distinctive products for the world’s top smartphones, tablets, laptops, watches, and backpacks. We deliver a balance of artful design and military–grade protection, for a difference you can see and feel. Our roots are in the heart of Silicon Valley, at the intersection of design and technology, inspiring us to craft masterfully engineered products. We believe that excellence is in the details, which is why we create cases that enable you to go more places and enjoy more from your mobile devices.

 
Speck San Mateo, CA, USA
May 10, 2018
Full time
We are seeking a  Demand Planner who is excited to grow business in key accounts by way of leveraging analytics, implementing strategy and developing key partnerships to grow our business across the wireless market, focused on Carrier Telecommunications, and Mass Retailers.  You will be responsible for forecasting demand and planning inventory to drive achievement of company sales objectives while maintaining acceptable inventory levels throughout the product life cycle.  You will develop metrics to help determine inventory strategies and support business decisions.  You will actively participate in Planning, Sales and Inventory, PSI process and build strong partnerships with Sales and Retail partners. What You’ll Do: Create partnerships with Retailers with a key focus on managing forecast SKU needs. Work to deliver a 90% forecast to demand accuracy and inventory availability Provide forward looking analytics to cross-functional team, highlight and understand demand drivers and anomalies in the demand forecast. Forecast weekly and monthly demand. Review all pertinent data – sales, sell through / POS data, account forecast reports Maintain a 90 day forward looking forecast, adjust forecast and inventory needs based on changes in demand. Understand forward looking needs tied to product lead times. Continually improve forecasts by reviewing and understanding forecasting accuracy results tied to internal benchmark. Actively participate in new product launch demand planning strategies to support sales growth and launch success across retailers. Plan product launch forecasts with Sales to gain inputs for capacity and demand planning tied to key retailers. Review inventory levels with key retailers via a weekly CPFR call collaborate and develop inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product sell through. Manage complete product life-cycle tied to key retailers at a SKU level. Proactively reviews current processes and systems to drive process improvements and creates new processes or tools when appropriate. Maintain a 90 day forward looking weekly sales trending mapping tied to baseline business. Your Professional Profile: BA/BS degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, or other related discipline or equivalent experience. Minimum 2 to 5 years’ experience in demand planning and inventory management within a retail consumer products, consumer electronics Sound understanding of retail sales terms and processes preferred. Demonstrated proficiency in forecasting and an understanding of financial and operational impacts from forecasting activities. Experience with ERP (SAP preferred) and replenishment (JustEnough), inventory control processes, and reporting. High proficiency in Microsoft Excel with data analysis.  Database experience helpful. Cross-functional work experience and ability to generate answers from multiple and variant inputs. Strong analytical, strategic, organizational, and decision-making skills.
Speck San Mateo, CA, USA
May 08, 2018
Full time
We are currently seeking a Sr. Manager of Direct to Consumer to join the Speck eCommerce Team. Speck is a period of rapid development. This is an opportunity to have a strategic role on the team and influence a critical area of the Speck business. This is a high-impact and high-growth role, reporting the Sr. Director of Marketing & eCommerce, you will be responsible for driving the Direct to Consumer growth and roadmap. You will manage all aspects of the D2C business including eCommerce channels, operations, digital marketing, data analysis, and technical implementation.  You will also work collaboratively to develop a strategy that supports the overall company and department goals. Position Responsibilities: Manage all aspects of the Direct to Consumer business and responsible for developing strategies to support revenue growth both in the US and Globally. Manage the internal D2C team and responsible for team’s professional development, feedback, and coaching to support their growth and outcomes at Speck.  Work directly with the technical implementation team to drive improvements to our website. Manage agency and partner relationships as they relate to technical development and digital marketing. Work cross-functionally to develop and implement strategies to support growth of the channel.  Develop and execute promotional strategies to maximize sales at target margins. Develop and manage on-line sales and marketing programs that generate incremental sales and meet or exceed ROI targets. Manage weekly D2C reporting, metric tracking and communication. Lead a weekly D2C meeting with key stakeholders to proactively identify opportunities and create actions to go after them. Run with additional responsibilities and projects as needed to support the Speck business. Partner with HR to recruit, hire, and onboard new team members. Position Requirements: 8+ years of experience in Direct to Consumer / eCommerce Management and Marketing experiences, with a minimum of 4 years of direct people management experience. Bachelor Degree in Business, Marketing or related disciplines. Comfortable in a dynamic fast paced organization and can juggle multiple projects/deadlines. Outstanding people and team management skills. Comfortable rolling up your sleeves and working in a dynamic fast paced organization and can juggle multiple projects/deadlines. Ability to work effectively with internal and external partners. Ability to analyze and present data to the business and use data to inform decisions. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Powerpoint & Excel) Familiarity and working knowledge of Google Analytics, Demandware (or other platforms), HTML and Photoshop.      
Speck San Mateo, CA, USA
May 02, 2018
Full time
Speck is obsessed with designing cases that are just as smart and indispensable as the gadgets they protect. Founded in 2001 by a group of design engineers, and located in the heart of Silicon Valley, we are captivated by technology, fanatical about our gadgets, and consumed with making products people love.  We are currently seeking a Sr. Digital Content Producer to join the Speck Marketing Team. Speck is a period of rapid development. This is an opportunity to have direct impact on the team that delivers the Speck brand direct to the consumer. Speck’s Sr. Digital Content Producer manages and creates digital content for retail partners, direct to consumer channels, brand advertising, and social media channels. Works in concert with internal creative, eCommerce and marketing teams to implement the creative vision and strategy. Develops creative briefs and manage relationships with external content creators. Formulates policies, procedures and requirements for content delivery and production. Manages resources and assets to ensure that content is created and delivered in accordance with established strategy and requirements. Position Responsibilities: Manage digital content for multiple channels. Work cross-functionally to implement the creative vision and strategy Develop creative briefs and deploy them as needed. Manage relationships with external content creators (photographers, videographers, etc.) Work with retail partners and direct to consumer channels for all digital content requests. Establish efficient processes for content delivery and production. Ensure content is created and delivered on time. Position Requirements: 4-6 years of experience in digital content production and management. Bachelor of Arts or related degree or equivalent experience. Comfortable in a dynamic fast paced organization and can juggle multiple projects/deadlines Ability to work effectively with internal and external partners, freelancers, creatives, agents, technical staff, and vendors Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop Strong project management skills Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Speck San Mateo, CA, USA
Apr 29, 2018
Full time
Speck is looking for a visual production wizard with a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience to create and manage the production of modeling, lighting, shading, color correcting, and compositing for a wide array of projects. You would be the hub of all brand imagery and visual assets. Your responsibilities encompass the creation and manipulation of both 3D renderings via Maya, VRay and Keyshot, and the photography of physical product and scenes in a studio environment. Candidates must be able to demonstrate a strong portfolio. Candidates without a portfolio will not be considered. This is a full-time position at our San Mateo headquarters. This position central to taking our product imagery and marketing assets to the highest level. Images are a critical aspect to the communication of our brand, and so, too, is this position. Position Responsibilities: Produce high quality artwork in a fast-paced and fluid high-volume production environment.  Retouch Rendering, pixel perfect for Print, Packaging, Video, and eCommerce Creating well-sculpted product photography of physical product for Print, Packaging, eCommerce, and Social Media in a studio environment Working with the Marketing team to create evocative photography for Social Media Owning the creation of high quality product images for print and digital use. Maintaining a very organized and consistent workflow process. Creating efficiencies when possible. Maintaining a very organized library of assets that meet the criteria of all our retail channels. Execute color, texture, and lighting direction from Creative Director and “Color, Material, and Finishes” team. Working with product marketing and product development teams to prioritize and execute responsibilities efficiently.   Partner with our “Color, Material, and Finishes” team for final review.     Output must meet highest quality standards. Retouching in Nuke or Photoshop may be necessary. Depends on output from 3D program. Creative assets would be needed for marketing art for eCommerce, digital ads, printed materials, look-books, in-store posters for retailers such as Best Buy, Target, and Walmart. Lots of opportunity to make a huge impact! Desired Skills and Expertise: 2 to 5 years of experience in 3D Art desired, may consider highly talented candidates with less experience with a solid portfolio. Bachelor Degree in Arts, Design, or related field preferred. Must have an expertise in product photography. Must have experience in Keyshot. Autodesk Maya and Vray experience a plus. Must be skilled in retouching in Photoshop. Must be able to prepare Creo or Solidworks CAD files for exportation to 3D Modelling program. Advanced texturing and lighting expertise (product lighting experience preferred). A great eye for detail and the ability to make photorealistic models Non-Technical Skills: Must have ability to work under tight, but reasonable, deadlines. Demonstrates dependability and commitment to projects/tasks Organizational skills are necessary. Lots of products to manage and different requirements for different channels. Lots of consistent product angles and lighting are necessary. We’ll work together to build a set of standardized scenes and lighting environments. Able to work independently, take direction, do your best and follow through to meet expectations and deadlines. Must have a good attitude (sense of humor a plus) and willingness to receive feedback. We are all on the same team, aspiring to make things look as good as possible.   Application Process: Interested candidates should be prepared to complete a series of test files designed to evaluate software skills/knowledge, eye for detail, and overall aptitude for this type of work.  Candidates are required to include a website, portfolio, or demo reel showcasing their past work
Speck San Mateo, CA, USA
Apr 29, 2018
Position Summary: Speck Products is looking for an enthusiastic Graphic Design/Web Development student or recent graduate for a paid, 3-6 month spring internship opportunity. The position would support the Marketing department in all areas of keeping an eCommerce website running smoothly: web assets, email marketing, product setup, merchandising, inventory, testing, and strategy. We think you're great, but if you're a full-stack developer or an expert at API's - this may not be the position for you.   Recent Grads and Students that can commit to 40 hours per week are encouraged to apply. This is a paid opportunity. Position Responsibilities: Programming web assets such as hero banners, landing pages, and product features for both domestic and international regions Creating assets for promotions and campaigns Assist in designing and building marketing emails Assist in creating and modifying video assets for distribution to global resources Setting new products up for display on our eCommerce site Supporting the merchandising of products and sustaining sufficient inventory Website content updates Position Requirements: Creative Eye for design (enthusiasm for visual presentation) Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop (Adobe Illustrator skills a plus) Familiarity with video/audio editing, especially with Adobe Premiere nice but not required Technical Proficiency in HTML/CSS generated by hand (familiarity with jQuery, responsive design a plus) Familiarity with directory structures (experience in UNIX a plus) Familiarity with Wordpress and Wordpress development nice but not required Familiarity with Google Analytics nice but not required General 0 to 2 years of work experience programming HTML/CSS with a knowledge of responsive design A Bachelor's degree in Communications, Graphic Design desired – also open to Art and/or related disciplines. Detail oriented (must sweat the small stuff!) Must care about User Experience and always be thinking in terms of how the user interacts/interprets what is on screen Must be able to take direction and execute based on that direction Must be curious and always ask questions of people and things Must always check your work/QA! Exceptional time management and organizational skills with the ability to shift gears quickly and wear multiple hats. Flexibility, patience and self-initiative required Familiarity with Microsoft Excel  
Speck San Mateo, CA, USA
Apr 29, 2018
Position Overview: Speck is looking for an E-Commerce Merchandising Intern who is passionate about E-Commerce, digital marketing, strategy, and entrepreneurship. This position will support and have exposure to every part of the E-Commerce business including, but not limited to: product setup, promotional strategy, forecasting/analysis, and expanding our direct to consumer reach.   Recent Grads and Students that can commit to 40 hours per week are encouraged to apply. This is a paid opportunity. Position Responsibilities: Inventory management and product set-up in Salesforce Commerce Cloud  Support digital asset collection/management Help to develop the merchandising calendar and sorting Support new product launches/initiatives Work with E-Commerce Manager to ideate and execute strategic business initiatives Execute global promotional calendar Work cross-functionally to bring new product innovations and brand initiatives to life online Weekly site audits Support monthly financial "look-back” reporting Prepare ad hoc analysis Support additional projects as they surface Position Requirements: 0-1 years of experience in E-Commerce, Creative Marketing, Customer Acquisition, Analytics or related internships.  Bachelor Degree in Business, Marketing, Mathematics or related fields  Comfortable in a dynamic fast paced organization (not a euphemism, we move very fast and accomplish a lot in a short amount of time), and can juggle multiple deadlines Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Emphasis on Excel) Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)