TK is hiring! Positions below are open for application. Please apply to info@terakaia.com. 

TK is a grassroots organization that makes versatile under layers for the outdoors. We're not a big corporation (like, at all), we're a small business at the foothills of the Eastern Sierra that is innovating in the world of sustainable design for the outdoors. Folks of all identities are welcome at TK and are encouraged to apply for all positions.

Applications for the Design & Ecommerce Assistant will close July 1st. We will contact you via email. Thank you!

Design & Ecommerce Assistant

Tera Kaia is seeking to fill the position of Design & E-Commerce Assistant. We are looking for a proficient graphic designer who is also interested in learning the ins and outs of running a product based E-Commerce business. The ideal candidate is well versed in typography, graphic design, and visual branding. Confidently navigating the Adobe Creative Suite, they have an eye on our overall branding, and can translate that into day to day design tasks.
Our ideal candidate has a creative mind that thrives in an environment where they are given a wide variety of tasks from graphic design, to marketing, to enriching the customer experience. Applicants should have their own up to date laptop, with sufficient computer skills. Proficient graphic design experience is required. Please include your portfolio. 
This position is flexible and can be both remote or in-office. The position will start at $20/hr, with a contract period to start, after one month there is opportunity to progress to part time with room to grow to full time (see below for more details). Local applicants in Bishop and fully remote applicants are encouraged to apply and will both be considered. 

Where we want this role to go:

Our ideal candidate is passionate about design in all its forms. They are excited about generating new ideas and adapting to the fast paced world of creating and marketing a visual brand. While this position starts contract, our goal is for our candidate to evolve with our company as it scales: progressing into part time and eventually full time work with opportunity to grow. 

Contract Phase:

The contract portion of this role will last for one month at $20/hour and 20 hours per week for the first month. During this time our candidate is able to quickly pick up our aesthetic and design sense, take on a variety of projects, and integrate into the TK workflow. Don’t worry about making mistakes, we know they’ll happen! Markers of success are being able to take feedback and implement it into changes, having a positive can-do attitude, excited to take on new projects, and being unafraid to voice new ideas! Should our candidate show these characteristics, as well as a solid understanding of typography and quickness to pick up our visual brand aesthetic, they will be eligible to progress into part time work with us.
To Apply:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter / Bio
  • Design Portfolio 
  • Schedule Availability
  • Remote vs. In Person Preference
  • When contacted you may be given an additional design assignment.
Day-to-day tasks you already know how to ace:
  • Formatting typography, images and graphics for web and print
  • Translating media campaigns into graphics formatted for:
    • Social Media Platforms
    • Printed Media
    • Ecommerce Website Images and Graphics
    • Email Campaigns
  • Participating in creative brainstorms and sketching design ideas
  • Taking creative feedback and implementing changes
  • Bringing fresh new visual ideas to the table!
What you’ll be learning:
  • The in’s and out’s of our Ecommerce platform: Shopify
  • Our brand! TK is a well rooted and always evolving visual aesthetic
  • Video editing - everything is a TikTok these days. Don’t worry - we’ve got it figured out and can teach ya the ropes.
Big projects down the pipeline:
  • ReBrand! We’re doing a big update to our branding this summer and will certainly need your help.
  • Website Theme Update! Even bigger yet, we’re upgrading our Shopify website to a new modern theme that will require tons of design and implementation assistance. 
  • Social Media Management! We’re all evolving with social media, and learning as we go. We’ll work together on brainstorming and implementing big media campaigns.
  • User Experience Testing! At TK everything we create is designed based on feedback from our customers - from our products to our website design. We'll be stepping into our customer's shoes to continuously improve their experience.
Applicants are:
  • Interested in learning the ins and outs of running a product based E-Commerce business
  • Adaptable learners who can pick up a variety of skills quickly
  • Flexible to take on a wide variety of tasks
  • Highly organized and motivated
  • Capable of managing both delegated repetitive tasks, and self-managed goal oriented tasks.
  • An interest in understanding people, specifically customers, and how to craft a successful experience for them
Required Skills:
  • Proficient Graphic Design understanding including image formats (raster vs. vector), formatting graphics for print and web.
  • Solid understanding of typography
  • Ability to translate brand aesthetic into graphics and visuals
  • Working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
  • Comfortable creating and managing online documents like Google Docs, Sheets, Etc.
  • Familiar with syncing services like Dropbox and Google Drive
  • Familiarity with Shopify as an e-commerce platform is a plus but not required.
  • Comfortable managing and communicating via email
  • Basic understanding of social media platforms including Instagram, TikTok, and Pinterest
Required Supplies:
  • Laptop or computer that is up to date and compatible with modern software
  • Access to consistent reliable Wi-Fi
  • Access to the Adobe Creative Suite is a plus but not required.

Please email info@terakaia.com to apply or inquire further.

Sales Representative 

Help us bring the magic of Basewear into retail stores around the country! Tera Kaia is seeking an experienced Sales Representative with an understanding of the outdoor retail landscape. A TK sales rep is adaptable and knows the world of retail is changing. They understand the importance of sustainability, and supporting the future they want to see. Our ideal candidate isn’t afraid to think outside of the box and find unique solutions within a traditional industry that is slow to change.
Sales rep may be associated with a group or independent. This position will involve travel to set up to attend in-person events like trade shows, popups, and outdoor markets. Additionally, sales reps will communicate the value of Basewear with retail buyers either in person or virtually via Zoom presentations. This position is goal oriented, and scalable based on performance. In addition to acquiring new retail accounts, the sales rep will manage re-orders and follow up with existing accounts to keep them engaged and psyched about Basewear!
This position is flexible and can be both remote or in-office. This position is contract with commission. Ability to travel is a must. Rates to be discussed.
To Apply:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter / Bio
  • Industry Experience (if available)
  • Schedule Availability
Tasks:
  • Attend events and trade shows as a Têra Kaia Rep
  • Acquires new retail accounts for Têra Kaia 
  • Maintains retail relationships with existing retailers 
  • Continues to check-in and maintains re-orders with retailers through email and in-person visits.
  • Makes presentations of new looks to present to buyers 
  • Updates line sheets 
  • Available to travel and has own vehicle 
  • Authentically represents Têra Kaia and represents our pillars 
  • Experience and Connections within the Outdoor Industry 
Applicants are:
  • Solid and consistent communication skills
  • Experienced in the Outdoor Industry
  • Understands the importance of following up
  • Wears and Loves Basewear! (Not required but it’s a plus)
Required Skills:
  • Knowledge of retail software ( Elastic or similar )
Required Supplies:
  • Able to travel

Please email info@terakaia.com to apply or inquire further about rates.

 

Basewear Repair Tailor

LOCAL BISHOP POSITION ONLY. Use your creativity and sewing skills to give Basewear a second life keep it out of a landfill! Our Repair Tailor is responsible for repairing Basewear tops on an as needed basis. Our local tailors assess our worn basewear and determine best way to repair the garment with a little creative flair. Typical repairs include strap shortening, grafting in new fabric, and replacing elastic bands. 
Applicants should know a variety of construction techniques, especially inside out and seamless construction. Familiarity working with stretch fabric is a plus. Some basewear specific sewing training will be provided. Tailors are responsible for the use and management of multiple sewing machines including a serger, coverstitch, and single needle sewing machine.
Repairs can be done at home or in office with indirect supervision and guidance from the TK Team as needed. Repairs should be kept organized and documented. This position is contract on an as needed basis. Please email us to inquire about rates and apply!
Required Supplies: 
  • TK will provide sewing machines and supplies 
  • Option to use your own machines if you have them.
Required Skills:
  • Basic understanding of inside-out construction
  • Familiar with coverstitch and overlock techniques
To Apply:
  • *Must be local to Bishop, CA*
  • Resume and/or a bit of information about you!
  • Photos of 2-3 Example Sewing Projects
  • Schedule Availability
  • At home vs. In office Preference

Please email info@terakaia.com to apply or inquire further about rates.