Manager, Product Design - Adult Gaming Mon Oct 08 02:00:00 CDT 2018 Pawtucket, RI 490465400 4652 Global Development 1 Employee <p><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><u>Position Summary:</u></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">The Hasbro Adult Gaming Team has an immediate need for an innovative and entrepreneurial Design Manager. You will be part of an exciting &amp; rapid moving team that is on the forefront of global trend hunting and gaming innovation. Here you will contribute to the development of not only revolutionary new brands and play experiences in the Adult Gaming Category, but also the curation and re-invention of such loved brands as Trivial Pursuit, Taboo &amp; RISK. You will lead a team of talented, creative designers and innovators, and work hand in hand with the industries&rsquo; best Marketing, Engineering, Packaging and Research teams to help deliver products that amuse, engage, and elevate consumers, and that exceed both business and consumers&rsquo; expectations.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><u>A day in the life as a Manager, Product Design:</u></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Lead a team of 2-4 designers.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Supervise and manage the overall project and technical design development efforts for multiple products and product lines.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Partner with US and international teams in Marketing, Engineering, Graphics &amp; Project Management to create innovative, consumer-centric games.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Manage and partner with external design, research and technology groups and external vendors to source and discover the best new products, ideas and innovations.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Manage the overall quality, cost, schedule and development of the next generation of games.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Demonstrate a strong, finely honed sense of humor, creativity and foresight.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Be ready to pitch ideas to all levels of management.</span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><u>What you&rsquo;ll bring:</u></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">A strong passion for Toys, Games and all things fun!</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in Design, Advertising, or related field.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Experience leading, managing and developing others.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Experience within the game/entertainment industry or humor-related field &ndash; either writing, editing, creating or performing.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Experience in design or consumer product design preferred.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Ability to effectively communicate concepts, ideas &ndash; either by rough sketching, PowerPoint, or other means.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">A &ldquo;start-up&rdquo; mindset, with experience or knowledge in new and future business models, e.g. Crowd Funding, Crowd&nbsp;Sourcing,&nbsp;Shared Economies, Subscription, E-Business is a plus. &nbsp;</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">A keen interest in trend hunting / cool hunting.</span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><a href="http://www.hasbro.com">Hasbro</a> (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World's Best Play Experiences. From toys and games to television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands, including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, BABY ALIVE and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner brands. Through its entertainment labels, Allspark Pictures and Allspark Animation, the Company is building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Hasbro is committed to making the world a better place for children and their families through corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. Hasbro ranked No. 5 on the 2018 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine, and has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere Institute for the past seven years. Learn more at<a href="http://www.hasbro.com"> www.hasbro.com</a>, and follow us on Twitter (<a href="https://twitter.com/Hasbro">@Hasbro</a> & <a href="https://twitter.com/HasbroNews">@HasbroNews</a>) and Instagram (<a href="https://www.instagram.com/hasbro/?hl=en">@Hasbro</a>).</span></span></p>

Manager, Product Design - Adult Gaming


 

Position Summary:

The Hasbro Adult Gaming Team has an immediate need for an innovative and entrepreneurial Design Manager. You will be part of an exciting & rapid moving team that is on the forefront of global trend hunting and gaming innovation. Here you will contribute to the development of not only revolutionary new brands and play experiences in the Adult Gaming Category, but also the curation and re-invention of such loved brands as Trivial Pursuit, Taboo & RISK. You will lead a team of talented, creative designers and innovators, and work hand in hand with the industries’ best Marketing, Engineering, Packaging and Research teams to help deliver products that amuse, engage, and elevate consumers, and that exceed both business and consumers’ expectations.  

 

A day in the life as a Manager, Product Design:

  • Lead a team of 2-4 designers.
  • Supervise and manage the overall project and technical design development efforts for multiple products and product lines.
  • Partner with US and international teams in Marketing, Engineering, Graphics & Project Management to create innovative, consumer-centric games.
  • Manage and partner with external design, research and technology groups and external vendors to source and discover the best new products, ideas and innovations.
  • Manage the overall quality, cost, schedule and development of the next generation of games.
  • Demonstrate a strong, finely honed sense of humor, creativity and foresight.
  • Be ready to pitch ideas to all levels of management.

 

What you’ll bring:

  • A strong passion for Toys, Games and all things fun!
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design, Advertising, or related field.
  • Experience leading, managing and developing others.
  • Experience within the game/entertainment industry or humor-related field – either writing, editing, creating or performing.
  • Experience in design or consumer product design preferred.
  • Ability to effectively communicate concepts, ideas – either by rough sketching, PowerPoint, or other means.
  • A “start-up” mindset, with experience or knowledge in new and future business models, e.g. Crowd Funding, Crowd Sourcing, Shared Economies, Subscription, E-Business is a plus.  
  • A keen interest in trend hunting / cool hunting.

 

Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World's Best Play Experiences. From toys and games to television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands, including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, BABY ALIVE and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner brands. Through its entertainment labels, Allspark Pictures and Allspark Animation, the Company is building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Hasbro is committed to making the world a better place for children and their families through corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. Hasbro ranked No. 5 on the 2018 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine, and has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere Institute for the past seven years. Learn more at www.hasbro.com, and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews) and Instagram (@Hasbro).


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

Job Segment: Engineer, Manager, Marketing Manager, Advertising, Engineering, Management, Marketing, Research

Date: Oct 8, 2018

Requisition ID: 4652