Manager, Color Management and Product Quality at Gooten Inc.

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About us:

Gooten is a technology company that enables eCommerce businesses to easily access high-quality, global, on-demand manufacturing. We give businesses the tools to create products to sell online and manage orders across a multitude of stores and sales channels. Businesses powered by Gooten can source and identify new products and trends, run promotions, and track analytics on new and repeat purchasers, while focusing business efforts on what drives revenues - creating, developing and marketing brands and products.

By joining Gooten, you will become part of a global team that is dedicated to increasing company efficiency and revenue through design optimization and brand value.

Your role:

As Manager of Product Quality you will be responsible for developing the Gooten standards for quality across all product categories. You will document and enforce materials specifications to ensure consistency in delivered goods. In addition you will design, implement and manage color management systems to define, measure, and control print output across the global Gooten network of manufacturers.

How you'll power eCommerce:
  • Establish the Gooten Standard for all current and future products offered in the Gooten product catalogue. You will shape what will become the first industry standard for consistency and quality.
  • Work with Gooten Growth, Service, and Product teams as well as our merchant partners, build and maintain accurate product specifications and defect tolerances
  • Build the first of its kind color management system to ensure accurate brand colors across many manufacturers, machines, and geographies.
  • Partner with the best manufacturers in the world to create systems that ensure predictable, consistent, high quality outcomes.
  • Work with the most successful e-commerce merchants in the world to understand their requirements and ensure they are creating artwork that will maximize results in the Gooten network.
  • Coordinate with our Quality teams, and through secret shopping and sampling, ensure manufacturing network compliance with Gooten standards for product blanks, substrates, and color output.
  • Approve all production samples before new products are launched
You should have:
  • 7-10 years of experience in the print on demand space, specifically with wide format inkjet, toner based print, DTG apparel printing, and dye sublimation technologies.
  • Experience creating, implementing and managing color management systems in the print on demand or traditional print space.
  • A background and experience in prepress technology, including selecting and working with RIP software packages, preflight software, and prepress workflow programs.
  • Graphic design background, including mastery of common design programs such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.
  • 7-10 years of experience in manufacturing environments - hands on, on the production floor solving problems with technology.
  • Fantastic people skills, the ability to move from the boardroom to the break room with ease.
  • Initiative - you have to be able to take the kernel of an idea and flesh it out, frame out a solution, and then rally the resources to help push that idea across the finish line.
The really important stuff:
  • Be part of the village:  We nurture a culture of open communication. Because our team is a collection of people from diverse backgrounds and cultures, we have seen a great level of cross-team cooperation. We are a globally distributed team, with individuals located in Europe, North America, and South America and we are energized by the diversity of thought our team brings to the table.
  • Care for your family:  We carry a comprehensive parental leave for new parents in our different geographies 
  • Life in balance: We're passionate about our work, yet we are believers in taking time to relax and recharge. We offer 30 days of paid time off (this includes holidays), so you're able to schedule breaks according to your beliefs and values!
  • Continue learning: We offer financial assistance for continuous development related to your current or future role in the company and are invested in helping you as a person and professional.
  • Take ownership: Every teammate who joins Gooten receives meaningful equity in the company. Our people are directly responsible for our success and we want our entire team to benefit from what we are achieving together.

At Gooten, we celebrate and support the differences that allow our team to empower our eCommerce partners to grow their businesses and democratize access to high-quality, global, on-demand manufacturing. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome all applicants and teammates regardless of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other characteristics protected by applicable law. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at [email protected]

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228 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10003-1502

An Insider's view of Gooten Inc.

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The Gooten “office” vibe is an inspiring blend of positivity, mixed with a highly diverse remote team, and everyone attuned with a can-do attitude. People come to work because they love the environment and the collaboration with their peers. Gooten is for you if you like a consistent challenge, and your contributions are highly valued.


Head of Partner Success

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

At Gooten the opportunity to branch out and work on projects that match your skill set exists. I get to work with the People Ops team and also work on department budgets and meet with the Department Heads which gives me insight into what everyone is working on. The collaboration opportunities keep me plugged-in and excited about Gooten's future.


Finance and Accounting Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

Everyone is successful when they own the work that they do but still have an understanding that we're all a team and that we all succeed when we work together. I think that people at Gooten live this value every day and I'm proud to be a part of such a team. It truly takes a village and you can see that here every day.


People Operations Specialist

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

We encourage every teammate at Gooten to act as an owner in the company and make decisions as if they are owners. Whether it's our partner support team having the freedom to make the best decision on behalf of our merchant and manufacturing partners, everyone has a hand in our culture, our strategy, and our execution on a day to day basis.



What projects are you most excited about?

It has to be Gooten's intelligent dynamic order routing system with the ability to account for various changing business conditions like seasonality and adverse weather conditions. In addition, Gooten is building out a digital twin simulation platform to help reinforce modeling accuracy and a platform to help reinforce modeling accuracy.


Director of Product

What are Gooten Inc. Perks + Benefits

Gooten Inc. Benefits Overview

We nurture a culture of open communication, cross team cooperation and working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures. We are a globally distributed team, with teams in Europe, North America and South America.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Most recently, Gooten was able to donate a portion of proceeds from custom face masks to a variety of charitable organizations selected by our employees.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We also provide 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Gooten employees receive between 20 and 30 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
We hang out occasionally after work in our NYC office, and even have a company sponsored trip to Europe once a year, where the entire company gets together!
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Gooten's pet policy is Occasional bring your pet to work days.
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Gooten offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training.
Lunch and learns
Gooten hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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