Customization Coordinator

Date:  Jun 20, 2024

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46278

Store # - Mall Name:  Corporate Office

About Our Company

Lids is the largest licensed sports retailer in North America, selling fan and fashion-oriented headwear and apparel across the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Australia. Operating out of Indianapolis, IN, our retail stores offer officially licensed headwear and apparel from collegiate and professional sports teams, plus top brands like Nike, New Era, Adidas, and Mitchell & Ness. We currently operate 1,200+ locations domestically and 50+ internationally, including specialty concept stores for the NBA, NHL, Paris Saint-Germain, and numerous MLB teams. In recent years, Lids has built partnerships with iconic global brands including Marvel, Playboy, and the Harlem Globetrotters, and gained ambassadors like Justin Jefferson, Quavo, and Josephine Skriver – creating a community for both sports fans and fashion lovers. The company is currently expanding with the goal of becoming the largest licensed brick-and-mortar sports retailer across the globe.

General Position Summary

Provide service and support for our stores and ecommerce customization programs, digitizing processes, while utilizing Shopify back-office operations and associated embroidery software, and the relevant knowledge and communication for our stores and ecommerce customers and Corporate Office Departments involved through accurate and consistent processes and programs.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and coordinate all Digitizing Requests, Design Proofs, Production Orders, and Product Requests by means of accurate communication, an efficient process, and prioritizing to meet the demands of the business through Shopify back office and other associated software.
  • Become an expert in the usage of ecommerce customization sites to assist/troubleshoot ecommerce customers and Store Personnel with site issues and questions, integrating embroidery software knowledge where needed.
  • Provide Ecommerce support for customer inquiries, design questions/issues, order questions/issue and any other site questions though email, messenger, chat, and phone communication, leveraging Shopify back-office expertise.
  • Provide consistent communication, feedback, and assist with the development of the Ecommerce program for sales production related topics, with focus on the customer experience of order turn times.
  • Communicate effectively with all levels and departments of the company to share information, network ideas, and further.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Required Knowledge & Skills

  • Four-year degree in business/related field and one-year relevant experience; or two-year degree in a related field and two years of relevant experience; or three years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate verbally in a clear, audible, and grammatically correct manner.
  • Strong understanding about retail store operations, and custom sales techniques.
  • Ability to effectively advise all aspects of the Digitizing and CCP procedures as well as other custom programs to Store Operation’s personnel.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in design composition and concepts.
  • Proven operational knowledge of custom equipment and the affiliated software programs.
  • Ability to operate a computer and utilize business software programs.
  • Ability to analyze custom trends and make suggestions on changes to meet or exceed business needs.
  • Possess a current valid driver’s license, certificate of insurance, and the ability to drive an automobile throughout entirety of employment.
  • Ability and willingness to travel overnight for training education and/or business meetings.

Reports To

  • Customization Production Supervisor


EEO Statement:
Hat World, Inc., Lids Holdings, Inc., dba Lids and subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all federal, state, and local EEO laws. Hat World, Inc., prohibits discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on the individual's race or color, religion or creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, sex, pregnancy status, age, military status, disability, or any other protected characteristic or class protected by law. Hat World, Inc. provides reasonable accommodation for disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.

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Req ID: 18009 

Location: Corporate Office 

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis