Toy Product Developer & Designer

Burbank, California | Freelance | Job ID #41121 |
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Our client, a consumer products company, is seeking a long-term temp Industrial Designer/Toy Developer to join its fast-paced team of design strategists. This will be working on action figures for well-known entertainment properties. We’re looking for candidates who have a passion for building and implementing design strategies that deliver market revolutions and maximize current technologies and trends.

This is a 1-year contract, eligible for health, vision and dental benefits through Onward Search.

Specific responsibilities are as follows:

  • Manage the overall project and technical design development efforts of multiple assigned brands/product lines
  • Collaborate daily with US based marketing, research and engineering teams to create innovative, robust, user-oriented and consumer-centric new products
  • Manage external design, research and technology groups, as well as internal Far East support teams
  • Interpret field research to gain an understanding of target user/consumer lifestyle and address consumer needs and preferences; leverage existing solutions and available technologies in product development
  • Participate in product review meetings and present material to all levels of management
  • Maintain currency in new technology and design methods and mentor others to seek opportunities to develop their skill base
  • Ensure market feasibility of product design for assigned area(s)
  • Manage the overall quality, cost, schedule and development of projects and brands in scope of responsibility

We are seeking candidates with:

  • 6+ years of design experience, including a minimum of 3 years in the toy industry
  • An Associates Degree or higher
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Disclaimer:

  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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