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Zumiez Designer Reviews

Updated April 8, 2017
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Zumiez President, CEO, and Director Richard M. Brooks
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Pros
  • the managers were laid back and easy going (in 42 reviews)

  • Work environment is great and awsome work life balance (in 24 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay as well as almost 0 hours unless it's holiday (in 39 reviews)

  • no place is perfect obviously and retail in general makes finding work/life balance rough but if you get retail then you'll be just fine (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Absolutely Cool Company with Friendly Co-Workers"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Design Intern in Lakewood, WA
    Former Employee - Design Intern in Lakewood, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Zumiez (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You can buy their products with 50% discounted price.

    Cons

    It wasn't well structured internship program.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "its ok"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Designer in Lynwood Center, WA
    Current Employee - Designer in Lynwood Center, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zumiez full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    young work force, fun company events, newer building with skate park, good hours

    Cons

    Pay is low, culture is one dimensional, hard to advance. Unrealistic deadlines. Lazy employees who coast by. Lame buyers with little outside experience or taste.

    Advice to Management

    Bring in outside talent. value your experienced employees more and let them contribute.


  3. "underpaid but the perks are worth it"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graphic Designer in Lynnwood, WA
    Current Employee - Graphic Designer in Lynnwood, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zumiez full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    tattoo/piercing acceptance. dog friendly, private skatepark, full kitchen with amazing cooks. amazing people all around

    Cons

    underpaid, lack of communications between departments when cross referencing projuects

    Advice to Management

    pay more attention to the little guy who wants to become a better employee