Senior Toy Designer
- Posted: over a month ago
Joyin Inc is the fastest growing and No.1 Amazon seller in the toy category. With super-efficient and fully functional internal teams, we have been able to create hundreds of best sellers in various toy subcategories on Amazon. Within 2021 Joyin has served over 10 million customers with over 6000 SKUs. With a series of new investments, we are determined to bring the company to a new next level with full sales channels- Amazon, Direct to Customer (DTC), and offline wholesales. Our branded toy products open the lens of a child's perspective and play, enhancing a child's cognitive-behavioral, creativity, hands-on, and social learning skills. Our party products start and propel the celebration, helping our customers create great events and happy memories. We strive to create fun and exciting Party Supplies, Toys, Costumes, Holiday Decor, and so much more, bringing the Celebration home to thousands of satisfied customers.
We are looking for a full-time Senior Toy Designer to join our creative team!
We are looking for a passionate toy designer who wants to work in a fast-paced team, take leadership in product development, and convert creative design concepts to actual products.
Job Type: Full-time/Contract
Brainstorm ideas and create concepts with our product/sales manager based on market and customer needs, and work with the team to ensure design integrity in final deliverables.
Create drawings of concepts by sketches and 2D illustrations.
Cooperate with our graphic design team to decide and apply creative art/color combinations on 3D models.
Cooperate with the product manager to achieve templates with art/color mock-ups.
Prepare product component list and 3D model assembly for manufacturing.
Act as the Center Position driving the project from concept to product.
Manage the timelines of the projects assigned to you.
Maintain a consistently high quality, thoroughness, and attention to detail.
Effectively communicate all project-related progress/issues or concerns to the Design Manager and Project Management in a timely and professional manner.
Qualifications (Must Have)
Bachelors in Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
3~5 years of professional experience in Industrial Design, Toy Design, or equivalent
Skilled in sketching and illustration
Ability to prove ideas out through sketch, breadboard, or 3d model
Must be proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, and 2D computer programs
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Knowledge of 3D CAD (Alias, Rhino 3D is a plus)
Knowledge of material and manufacturing process for soft goods and plastics
Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment
Ability to project manage
Qualifications (Nice to Have)
A solutions-oriented, can-do attitude, a passion for variety, and adept at juggling multiple tasks and programs at once without losing sight of crucial details
Ability to adapt and learn in a fast pace environment by understanding complex brands and overlapping priorities and making decisions appropriately
Ability to navigate within a complex corporate structure
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Ability to balance creative excellence, project efficiency, and effective methods of production
Ideal candidates will exhibit interest and knowledge of the current trends. Understanding features and play patterns in the toy industry is a plus.
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