Duties and Responsibilities

  • Generate effective product concepts; create presentations for management team and potential customers
  • Showcase new concepts through illustrations, sketches and 2-D renderings.
  • Participate in new product concepting and brainstorming - preparing ideas, design and options for new projects.
  • Support the development of the product as necessary; focusing on schedule, safety, manufacturability and costing
  • Prepare concept sheets to send to oversees vendors for costing
  • Prepare product call-outs, control drawings, turn-around images, and mechanical drawings as necessary for development and production
  • Work on graphic design as associated to packaging, layouts and presentations
  • Coordinate and prepare packaging mock-ups and hand models
  • Prepare files for print; send art to vendors and customers as needed
  • Support with product photography as needed for packaging
  • Help with sound editing and sound file splicing as needed
  • Prepare and organize incoming and outgoing samples
  • Travel to HK/China as needed to support product development initiatives
  • Identify new opportunities, markets and product trends to pursue
  • Support marketing team and sales strategies as needed

Skills and Requirements

  • BA/BS in product design, toy design, industrial design, graphic design or equivalent
  • Proficient in Photoshop and Illustrator (Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Strong illustration and sketching skill set
  • Proven abilities with ideation, concept rendering and brainstorming
  • Relevant experience in toy or consumer products highly preferred
  • Knowledge of materials and manufacturing process a plus
  • Proven ability to work in an innovative, and entrepreneurial environment; must be a self-starter who can accomplish tasks and projects independently
  • Flexible with changing projects and priorities; ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time
  • Highly motivated; able to take initiative and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills; goal and deadline oriented
  • Knowledge of 3D design programs a plus