Senior Manager, Product Design Tue Dec 04 02:00:00 CST 2018 Burbank, CA 517074300 8149 Global Development 1 Employee <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">At Hasbro, we embrace the unique skills, experiences, talents and perspectives of our global workforce which, combined with our culture of curiosity and innovation, generates the best ideas. We live our values of Community, Passion, Integrity and Creativity, and we’re committed to giving our 5,000+ employees opportunities to build their individual capabilities, balance work and home, deliver excellence through team work and thrive personally. This enables us to deliver results in all aspects of our business.</span></span></p> <p>Hasbro is seeking a Sr Design Manager for its West Coast Action Brands team!</p> <p><br /> The position will report directly to the VP of Development – Action Brands, LA based in Burbank, CA.  In this role, you will be asked to lead a team of Product Designers in their day to day duties and individual development, creating design and innovation strategies, as well as managing multiple Brands and product segments and corresponding development budget.<br />  <br /> This role requires a consistent focus on delivering design innovation supporting multiple product categories and requires direct collaboration with external development partners. Expectations for this role include a focus on crafting and driving visionary product innovation at brand level, storytelling through product and IP creation, and driving hands-on product development. Strong organizational, project management, leadership and communication skills required.<br />  <br />  The scope of this work includes all aspects of design – Conceptualization, 2D and 3D design, vendor management, costing analysis, strategic analysis, presentation, collaboration, and consumer testing on top of solid leadership and management skills.</p> <p><br /> <strong>A Day in the life of a Senior Product Designer:</strong><br /> • Leading, shaping, and inspiring a high performance design team responsible for creating and developing innovative play experiences woven into story IP, across multiple properties, based on consumer insights, trends, and competitive analysis.<br /> • Driving collaboration and vision with Studio partners as we redefine entertainment and product opportunities.<br /> • Strong ability to assess and inspire “story” frameworks, understanding how to maximize for product.<br /> • Leading strong collaboration across internal cross-functional partners at multiple sites, including RI and HK, as well as nurturing strong partnerships with Hasbro’s Studio team and LA-based entertainment partners.<br /> • Close collaboration with a cross functional development team including Project Management, Brand Design and Packaging, Engineering, and Marketing.<br /> • Nurturing a strong creative and collaborative culture at a fast-evolving satellite office.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>What you'll bring:</strong></p> <p>• Bachelor’s Degree in Toy Design, Industrial Design, or comparable field of study</p> <p>• Minimum 10+ years experience within a design role, 3+ in a design staff leadership role, preferably within the toy and/or entertainment industry</p> <p>• Demonstrable understanding of toy play patterns and category dynamics</p> <p>• Demonstrable understanding of toy manufacturing and cost management</p> <p>• Strong visual and product design technical skill</p> <p>• Boys toy category experience and ability (action figures, vehicles, role play, etc.)</p> <p>• Experience working on entertainment properties</p> <p> </p>

Senior Manager, Product Design

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Date: Dec 4, 2018

Requisition ID: 8149