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Associate Product Designer, NERF Job
Hasbro | Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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Associate Product Designer, NERF

Location: RI - Pawtucket
Employment Type: Regular
ID: 12253
Job Category: Product Development


Description

The Hasbro Sports Action [NERF] Development team is seeking an Associate Product Designer/Product Designer to join their team. This position requires a combination of strong technical design knowledge and organizational skills to manage the design and development of multiple assigned global brands/product. In this role, you will interface with diverse multi-functional teams at our Rhode Island headquarters, as well as communicate with our design and engineering partners at Hasbro Far East.

Key Responsibilities:

• Develop innovative ideas and concepts based on global brands along with consumer and market insights
• Demonstrates a strong, developed sense of creativity and foresight along with sound design judgment in anticipating and solving problems.
• Ensures feasibility of design executions and that project work meets cost, reliability, schedule, and specification.
• Ensures project design work is suitable for both domestic and international locations
• Leverages internal and external resources and demonstrates ability to manage multiple projects and assignments
• Demonstrates tact and diplomacy in dealing with others and acts as the key liaison with multi-disciplinary teams (i.e. Consumer Insights, Brand Teams and Engineering) on line issues Partners with Marketing, International Marketing, Channel CSM team, and Market Research to understand the market on a global basis along with the near and short-term needs.
• Has strong, compelling presentation skills and participates in product review meetings and presentations to all levels of management.
• Maintains awareness with new technology, consumer trends, design methods
• Travels as necessary to meet project needs and attend industry related events

Key Skills

• Strong Styling, Drawing, Sketching & Rendering Skills.
• Demonstrates a talent and interest Transportation Design (Cars)
• Demonstrates a talent and interest in Blaster Design.
• Strong knowledge of Plastic manufacturing methods and costing information
• Plans effectively, is inquisitive and demonstrates sound judgment in anticipating and solving problems
• Creative thinker, experienced at working in a broad range of creative projects/assignments and is results oriented
• Demonstrates leadership qualities in guiding and coaching junior designers and peers
• Passionate, inspirational and able to thrive in a changing environment

Education & Experience

• Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design or Toy Design or closely related field.
• 0-3 years experience in Toy design or consumer product Industrial Design preferable.
• Transportation (Car) Design experience an added plus!
• Previous experience demonstrating strong technical design ability for consumer products - Toy experience is a Plus.
• Computer experience with proficiency in illustration, photographic, rendering, video and animation software preferable (Illustrator and Photoshop), Solids Works or other CAD programs would be a Plus.

ABOUT HASBRO

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, LITTLEST PET SHOP and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner brands. The Company's Hasbro Studios and its film label, Allspark Pictures, are building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Through its commitment to corporate social responsibility and philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to make the world a better place for children and their families. Learn more at www.hasbro.com, and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews) and Instagram (@Hasbro).

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Business Unit: Global Development

About Hasbro

Hasbro, Inc. (Hasbro) is engaged in providing children's and family leisure time and entertainment products and services, including the design, manufacture and marketing of games and toys. Its offerings include a variety of games, including traditional board, card, hand-held electronic, trading card, role-playing and digital versatile disc (DVD) games, as well as electronic learning aids and puzzles. Toy offerings include boys' action figures, vehicles and playsets, girls' toys, electronic toys, plush products, preschool toys and infant products, electronic interactive products, creative play and toy-related specialty products. Hasbro's principal segments are United States (U.S.) and Canada and International. In March 2008, the Company purchased all of the intellectual property rights related to the Trivial Pursuit brand from Horn Abbot Ltd. and Horn Abbot International Limited. In January 2008, the Company acquired Cranium, Inc.

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