Vans

Founded

1966

Primary Products

Youth Culture Inspired Footwear, Apparel, Accessories

Off The Wall

The Vans® brand has been connecting with youth culture to promote creative self-expression, authenticity and individuality for over 50 years, proudly celebrating the brand’s deep heritage in action sports, art, music and street culture.

Today, the Vans’ evolution continues. From its foundation as an original skateboarding company and its emergence as a leading action sports brand, to its rise in becoming one of the world’s most influential action sport and youth culture brands —Vans® has championed powerful cultural storytelling that matches its business performance.

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Life at VF

“It was never about waving the brand like a flag, it was always about the people” – Paul Van Doren

Vans is the original action sports footwear company rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, Vans has thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through Vans’ four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the expressive creators within our company and community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to help shape and transform the future of our business.

At Vans our culture sets us apart and it influences everything we do. Everything we do supports creativity and we are driven by our five values. We are determined. We are connected to our consumers and to each other. We are inclusive. We are expressive and Fun. And most of all, we are a family.

Vans is founded on a culture of learning. We take great pride in our ability to facilitate learning opportunities by providing the resources and tools necessary to support each individual’s pursuit of growth to achieve future goals. In order to prioritize career growth within our company, Vans offers courses on topics such as leadership, communication, collaboration and technical skills to ensure our employees are self-motivated and developing to the pace of our rapidly growing business.

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