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.

Mud Pie Internship Program

The Mud Pie Internship Program offers college students an opportunity to gain significant work experience in a number of roles integral to Mud Pie’s business operations. Find out more about the Mud Pie internship program. 


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: Forklift Operator

Mud Pie seeks an experienced Forklift Operator to join our distribution team. The Forklift Operator will use powered forklifts to load and unload deliveries and transfer them to storage areas and loading docks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Loading and unloading goods from vehicles and shipping containers
  • Moving goods packed on pallets or in crates around the distribution facility
  • Performing daily equipment checks such as recharging the forklift’s battery and lubricating equipment
  • Ensuring that loads are secure
  • Examining products to verify conformance to quality standards
  • Stacking goods in the correct storage areas, following inventory control instructions
  • Stacking empty pallets

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, Associate’s Degree preferred
  • 2 years’ experience in a distribution facility
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and follow instructions
  • Excellent degree of awareness and caution required to prevent injuries and foster a safe work environment
  • Ability to maintain clean equipment and work environment
  • Safe driving record and valid state motor vehicle operator’s license required
  • Forklift certification in accordance with applicable OSHA standards
  • Ability to maintain safety and maintenance records

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: eCommerce Merchandise Coordinator

Mud Pie is seeking a data-driven and detail oriented individual to join our eCommerce team to focus on increasing sales and margin with our online presence. The eCommerce Merchandise Coordinator will assist with management of product lifestyle including site category management, photography uploads, product descriptions, quality assurance, promotion set up and collaborating with the customer service team to resolve any issues. We are looking for detail oriented and data driven individuals to join our team today!

The ideal candidate must be committed to high standards, have excellent written communication skills, proficient in Excel, experience with SEO, an analytical thinker and have previous experience with online merchandising This position works collaboratively with the digital team so candidates must be a team player.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage product lifecycle which includes: manage/maintain site catalogs and loading product photography across sites.
  • Execute site refreshes on time and without errors to ensure product launches in a timely fashion.
  • Ability to create compelling, trend-driven and brand appropriate product categories based on product attribution, merchandising feedback, current trends and analysis of product and category metrics.
  • Collaborate with Ecommerce team members to execute SEO strategy, including action plans for achieving and measuring SEO success.
  • Collaborate with the Operations and Customer Service team to proactively facilitate and resolve issues/escalations.
  • QA desktop & mobile sites daily for issues and identify areas of opportunity.
  • Based on competitive findings, recommend changes, updates and improvements to support the company’s objectives.
  • Web design, content management, marketplace management etc.
  • Maintain entire product library on our ecommerce sites (3) along with pricing, accurate descriptions, images, and videos
  • Ensure great online service by interacting with customers and team members
  • SKU creation and management of merchandise within our product catalog.
  • Daily review of items that are ready to be promoted to the website and appropriate placement to drive sales.
  • Identify opportunities to improve site navigation as new assortments are added.
  • Assist eCommerce Manager with web merchandising rules to create a compelling product experience on the website.
  • Maintain and manage over 6,000 products across our 3 websites.

Requirements:

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in marketing or a related field, strong analytical thinking skills and highly detail and data driven. It is required that applicants have expertise with SEO, Excel and are technical operations savvy. Basic knowledge of Google Analytics is highly desired and a big plus!  

  • 2+ years of eCommerce, digital marketing and/or web content management experience
  • Prior knowledge with basic web programming skills ie: HTML and CSS
  • Have an understanding of photoshop and B2B/B2C ecommerce
  • Excel expertise
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail is key
  • Ability to collaborate across function and at all levels
  • Have an understanding of CMS (Content Management Systems)
  • Familiarity with web management and back-end; skill with EpiServer is a plus
  • Experience with PIM System and prior use of Silverpop is highly preferable
  • Graphic skills preferred but not required
  • Self-starter, dependable, and capable of performing under pressure

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


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: 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