Job Description/Duties: Define and drive Sanrio’s overall Creative vision while maximizing Brand integrity. Establish Company’s Creative philosophy, objectives and strategy and create cohesion and synergy for the Company. Provide strong Creative direction and leadership. • Must have multifaceted creative leadership experience with Brand image,
The Original Smiley Company is looking for a Character & Background Concept Designer with the following responsibilities: Creation of characters & backgrounds for a kid-targeted TV and book concept; * Pre-school target based on an iconic 80s toy; * Bright, colourful, fun concepts. Deliverables: - 4 animals (based on existing artwork); - 2 characters (boy & girl –
People are still really excited/angry/scared/vengeful about the idea of a Labyrinth reboot. It's been 30 years since its debut and three years since the rumor/announcement of a possible follow up, but the fan emotions are still intense. Removing any element of cult obsession from the original picture (Bowie, magic, Henson
Those of you with kids, or with a foot in the toy design world, are probably familiar with Magformers. If you're not, scan through the vid below to see some examples of this modular educational building toy in action: The brilliance of the Magformers system is that the magnets always
Alex Brands is a family of brands featuring some of the best and most highly recognized names in the toy industry, including Slinky, ALEX Toys, POOF, Scientific Explorer, Ideal Toys, Backyard Safari, Brainy Bucks, Shrinky Dinks and Zoob. From classic, timeless toys and games to open-ended activities that emphasize children’s
Want to design cool product that will land on toy shelves all around the world??? This might be your chance. You have to have over 5 years experience managing complex projects end-to-end, and exposure to the manufacture of product in China. In addition, you need to have a quirky edge,
Concept Toys is an education based startup that creates customizable and programmable robotic kits for all ages and skill levels. The Department developed an identity system with multiple applications– both virtual and analog. A new custom logotype, marque, and color pallete helped to introduce the theme of "playing is learning" along with the tag line "build/code/play". Supergraphics were designed for the office, as well as a new responsive website, online store, product marketing materials, a
Skip Hop is seeking an ambitious and enthusiastic packaging designer to join our growing company. This role is perfect for someone who thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. Our packaging designer will be responsible for the development and design for all new packaging as well as updates on existing packaging
GAMAGO is adding a quick and clever freelance product developer to our creative staff. This is a freelance, project-based opportunity. What’s our deal? We’ve been designing and manufacturing awesome shit in San Francisco for the past 16 years. We’re a nimble, fast, consumer product
Fast-paced, entrepreneurial Pet Products Company is looking for a bright, self- motivated individual for a Product / Industrial Designer to assist in our Creative Department. Successful candidate will work closely with lead designers, providing support in varied graphic design projects and day-to-day product development needs. We’re looking for
Are you looking for a role where you can help define the future of play? Where you unite the digital and physical to create amazing play experiences for children? If you do, and love to combine systemic and creative thinking, we would like to hear from you.
We know plenty of designers with a soft spot for well-designed toys, which is why the latest feed from SophieHortonJones via the Core77 discussion boards struck a chord with us this week.
Product Designer Swimways Corporation, located in Virginia Beach, VA, is a leader in outdoor recreational products. Recently Swimways has joined with Spin Master to create an outdoor Global Business Unit which will be key to driving innovation and growth within the category. Our mission is making free time
Position Summary: The Product Designer designs and develops new products and product improvements by performing the following duties. This position is responsible for taking products from concept through production under aggressive timelines. Must possess some knowledge of molding, plastics, soft goods (not required but a plus)
Mattel, Inc. is seeking a self-motivated Sr. Designer with Industrial/Toy Design experience to join its dynamic Toy Box- Boys product design team. This role will focus on delivering an exciting and innovative product for our Minecraft action figure line. The Toy Box group is focused on creating new product opportunities
Stack 'em high and let 'em fly! Domino accessories designed by StudioMoya for Bulk Dominoes one of the biggest domino manufacturers in the world! The new switch-back, domino bridge, 4-way splitter, extension tracks and domino template complete the domino experience and are used by domino fans all over the world.
Mattel, Inc. is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Senior Designer to join its Hot Wheels Track and Playsets product design team. The Hot Wheels Track and Playsets team focuses on delivering exciting innovative product for a wide range of vehicle segments. Cover Image Credit: Hot Wheels illustration by Syd Mead
The Laffy doll is a unique children's toy designed to use laughter to inspire and create laughter, specifically for children undergoing treatment for cancer. Pulse worked to develop Laff-A-Lot as a friendly and nonthreatening character while, in parallel, tailoring the electronics to accommodate a unique array of voices and sounds. Its compact size and form factor makes Laff-A-Lot ergonomic for small hands and easy to keep clean.
Blip Toys is a small fast growing manufacturer specializing in mass-market toys and sporting goods. We currently have an opening for a high energy Product Designer/ Product Manager willing to work in all aspects of the creative process. Working with our management and creative team, the candidate will help develop
Mattel, Inc. is seeking a creative Sr. Packaging Engineer to join its team of innovative packaging professionals within its Action Figures division. We are seeking a creative packaging individual who is involved in the package design process (not just production process) and proficient in Artios CAD and 3D modeling (i.e. Solidworks). We’re looking for a confident individual able to drive the packaging process with exceptional project management and creative skills.
As evidenced by their success, Legos are a lot of fun to play with. But New-Zealand-based inventor Mark Stolten reckons he can make them more fun. Stolten developed Flexo, a series of tendon-like attachments that can be used to render Lego constructions flexible: I'm curious to see what Lego's
If you watch our Job Boards, you know that Lego was looking for a Senior Design Director this summer. As it turns out, that one job was just a drop in the bucket: The company has been on a hiring spree this year, picking up over 3,500 new employees in
Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. is looking for a product designer with a creative mind, an artful eye and a passion for plush. The successful designer will have design ownership of their product category(s) that includes concepting & designing bears/other plush characters and their coordinating play accessories. If you meet the qualifications
Here's a fascinating interview with The Sucklord, the NYC-based artist that cranks out modified and unlicensed action figures from his downtown studio. Whether it's Gay Empire Homotroopers, and AT-AT that looks like it's been through the South Bronx in the late '70s or a Sleestak in a business suit, the
Getting hired at Worlds of Wonder at age 27 as my first 'real' job was a dream come true. A toy company, really? As a child I devoured toys, collecting everything — soldiers, Matchbox cars, model airplanes, board games. I was truly giddy. After experiencing what it took to
K’NEX is looking for a Design Associate to join the Product Development team. The Design Associate imagines and creates product candidates for various assigned product lines. For some this is a dream job. So let’s get this straight; playing with toys all day isn’t just fun and games. It requires some serious tinkering and problem solving, especially to make the toys fun, safe, and (shhhh!) educational.
Lead design leaders, using your proven leadership skills and strategic design acumen, to translate the world’s most beloved stories and provide world-class construction toys to inspire the builders of tomorrow. Leading our licensed design agenda In this senior director role, you lead the design agenda for a range
Pulse Performance was looking to branch out from their stand-up scooter line, and wanted us to develop the perfect first off-road dirt bike for a young child. We meticulously crafted every outer component to ensure safety and visual charm, but we also had the challenge of developing a style that would be attractive to both girls and boys.included.
When Pixar's Wall-E came out in 2008, we were introduced to a robot very different than any other previously depicted in pop culture. Not the titular Wall-E, who was similar enough to Short Circuit's Number 5 to be familiar; no, we're talking about Eve, the gleaming, smooth-surface 'bot whose design
Before I dive much further into product licensing strategy, I want to describe some of the broad conclusions I've reached about protecting your creations and the value of intellectual property. To do that, I need to explain a little bit more about my background first, because the conclusions I've reached
First released in 2005, the Nerf N-Strike Maverick REV-6 has become a toy design classic. The six-round revolver fires foam darts, but former NASA engineer and current science YouTuber Mark Rober decided that wasn't enough foampower for him. Thus he created, with a little help, this rather scaled-up version that
There is still much about autism we do not understand, however, as it becomes increasingly prevalent, measures to alleviate symptoms and improve quality of life for those diagnosed become more and more important. Mental and social disorders, while often not as outwardly apparent as physical handicaps, can be equally debilitating,
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