Sr. Product Designer - PJ Masks & Ricky Zoom Wed Mar 25 02:00:00 CDT 2020 Pawtucket, RI 617978200 20901 Global Development 1 Employee <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000">At Hasbro, we are looking for people who want to explore, experiment, innovate and create. We&rsquo;re changing the face of play and entertainment and looking for dreamers, doers, thinkers and creators to come up with the best ideas. Our culture of Community, Passion, Integrity and Creativity has inspired our diverse team of highly skilled, highly creative and highly committed individuals for 90+ years and we believe the best is yet to come.</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><strong><span style="color:#000000">We&#39;re seeking a Senior Product Designer to support Hasbro&rsquo;s Preschool Entertainment Brands including Peppa Pig, PJ Masks, and Ricky Zoom!</span></strong></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000">The primary responsibility of this role is translating outstanding<strong> </strong>entertainment into highly innovative play experiences targeted at 2-5 year-olds. </span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000">This role reports to the Manager of Design &amp; Development (Preschool Entertainment Brands). Additionally you will work hand-in-hand with your counterparts in Design, Global Brand Strategy, Engineering, Project Management, and Brand Creative.</span></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><strong><span style="color:#000000">A Day in the life of a Senior Product Designer: </span></strong></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000">Delivering innovation, intelligent decision-making, and outstanding design execution to the preschool entertainment category. Core responsibilities include delivering a diverse line of figures, vehicles, playsets, and roleplay items. Analyzing trend and performance data to inform the development of future product innovations and segments. Working closely with internal and external innovation partners to build multifaceted play experiences that deliver easy-get magic for the retailer and consumer. Partnering with brand owners and storytellers to ensure the product line and individual products are using entertainment to bring relevance and mass market appeal.&nbsp; Developing play experiences for new brands in the entertainment pipeline.</span></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><strong><span style="color:#000000">What you&#39;ll bring: </span></strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list .5in">Outstanding <strong>visual communication skills</strong> and <strong>rapid ideation</strong> that will drive the creation of new play experiences and communication of their commercial opportunities.</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list .5in">A <strong>collaborative spirit</strong> and can do attitude that inspires and excites your many partners across the business.</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list .5in">A <strong>relentless </strong>commitment to turn good ideas into the extraordinary!</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list .5in"><strong>Deep consumer knowledge</strong> in the preschool category as an expert in play patterns and ergonomics.</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list .5in">A<strong> keen aesthetic sense</strong> and <strong>eye for detail</strong> that ensures the delivery of outstanding product and play experiences.</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list .5in"><strong>Three dimensional thinking</strong> with a vast knowledge of mechanisms and the ability to quickly mock up breadboard models.</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list .5in"><strong>Creativity and innovation</strong> fueling the team as well as <strong>external partners </strong>that will supercharge the business!</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list .5in"><strong>Proficiency in production methods</strong> with a strong understanding of materials, crafting efficient and elegant solutions across a variety of complexities and price points.</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list .5in"><strong>Agility and flexibility</strong> able to shift course and iterate within tight time frames operating in varying levels of ambiguity.</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list .5in"><strong>Storytelling</strong> in how you present yourself, share ideas, and position strategy.</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list .5in"><strong>Sound knowledge of technology</strong> able to apply multiple solutions to an experience while weighing the costs and benefits. </span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list .5in"><strong>Strong written, visual, and oral communication skills</strong> able to communicate feedback and ideas effectively to global partners.</span></span></span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><strong><span style="color:#000000">Experience - Education</span></strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list .5in">A Degree in Product/Industrial Design, Toy Design or another appropriate creative development field.</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list .5in">3+ years of experience in product development geared towards kids play (preschool experience is preferred)</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list .5in">Exposure to working with entertainment brands either on the licensee or licensor side of development.</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list .5in">Crafting product specifications, control drawings, and gameplay documents that communicate the details of a product to partners in production. </span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list .5in">Working directly with development partners in Asia be it in-company and/or directly with factories.</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list .5in">A consistent track record of delivering outstanding product across the development chain from insight-led concepts to timely/on-cost executions.</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list .5in">Collaborating directly with internal/external research partners to gain the consumer/industry insights required to help make decisions.</span></span></span></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000">Hasbro is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. We are committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, or any other legally protected status.</span></span></span></p>

Sr. Product Designer - PJ Masks & Ricky Zoom

At Hasbro, we are looking for people who want to explore, experiment, innovate and create. We’re changing the face of play and entertainment and looking for dreamers, doers, thinkers and creators to come up with the best ideas. Our culture of Community, Passion, Integrity and Creativity has inspired our diverse team of highly skilled, highly creative and highly committed individuals for 90+ years and we believe the best is yet to come.

We're seeking a Senior Product Designer to support Hasbro’s Preschool Entertainment Brands including Peppa Pig, PJ Masks, and Ricky Zoom!

 

The primary responsibility of this role is translating outstanding entertainment into highly innovative play experiences targeted at 2-5 year-olds.

This role reports to the Manager of Design & Development (Preschool Entertainment Brands). Additionally you will work hand-in-hand with your counterparts in Design, Global Brand Strategy, Engineering, Project Management, and Brand Creative.

 

A Day in the life of a Senior Product Designer:

Delivering innovation, intelligent decision-making, and outstanding design execution to the preschool entertainment category. Core responsibilities include delivering a diverse line of figures, vehicles, playsets, and roleplay items. Analyzing trend and performance data to inform the development of future product innovations and segments. Working closely with internal and external innovation partners to build multifaceted play experiences that deliver easy-get magic for the retailer and consumer. Partnering with brand owners and storytellers to ensure the product line and individual products are using entertainment to bring relevance and mass market appeal.  Developing play experiences for new brands in the entertainment pipeline.

 

What you'll bring:

  • Outstanding visual communication skills and rapid ideation that will drive the creation of new play experiences and communication of their commercial opportunities.
  • A collaborative spirit and can do attitude that inspires and excites your many partners across the business.
  • A relentless commitment to turn good ideas into the extraordinary!
  • Deep consumer knowledge in the preschool category as an expert in play patterns and ergonomics.
  • A keen aesthetic sense and eye for detail that ensures the delivery of outstanding product and play experiences.
  • Three dimensional thinking with a vast knowledge of mechanisms and the ability to quickly mock up breadboard models.
  • Creativity and innovation fueling the team as well as external partners that will supercharge the business!
  • Proficiency in production methods with a strong understanding of materials, crafting efficient and elegant solutions across a variety of complexities and price points.
  • Agility and flexibility able to shift course and iterate within tight time frames operating in varying levels of ambiguity.
  • Storytelling in how you present yourself, share ideas, and position strategy.
  • Sound knowledge of technology able to apply multiple solutions to an experience while weighing the costs and benefits.
  • Strong written, visual, and oral communication skills able to communicate feedback and ideas effectively to global partners.

 

Experience - Education

  • A Degree in Product/Industrial Design, Toy Design or another appropriate creative development field.
  • 3+ years of experience in product development geared towards kids play (preschool experience is preferred)
  • Exposure to working with entertainment brands either on the licensee or licensor side of development.
  • Crafting product specifications, control drawings, and gameplay documents that communicate the details of a product to partners in production.
  • Working directly with development partners in Asia be it in-company and/or directly with factories.
  • A consistent track record of delivering outstanding product across the development chain from insight-led concepts to timely/on-cost executions.
  • Collaborating directly with internal/external research partners to gain the consumer/industry insights required to help make decisions.

Hasbro is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. We are committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, or any other legally protected status.


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Date: Mar 25, 2020