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Hasbro | Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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Product Designer, Adult Gaming

Location: RI - Pawtucket
Employment Type: Regular
ID: 12484
Job Category: Product Development


Description

Product Designer, Hasbro Gaming

The Hasbro Adult Gaming Team has an immediate need for innovative and entrepreneurial design professionals. 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 (16+), but also the curation and re-invention of such loved brands as Trivial Pursuit, Cranium, Taboo & RISK. You will work hand in hand with the industries' best Marketing, Engineering, Packaging and Research teams to help deliver a product line that exceeds the business and the modern gamer's expectations.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities::

• Partner with US based marketing, research and engineering teams to create innovative, consumer-centric new products for all global territories.

• Develop a Steady Stream of -pipeline' concepts based on consumer and market insights.

• Demonstrate a strong and developed sense of creativity and foresight along with sound design judgment in anticipating and solving problems.

• Partner with Internal global development functions in Hasbro's far east office.

• Manage and partner with external design, research and technology groups and vendors to source and discover the best new products, ideas and innovations wherever they may be found.

• Partner with our internal Global Consumer Insights group to interpret information sources and gain an understanding of target user/consumer lifestyle and address consumer needs and preferences.

• Maintain currency in new technology and design methods as well as leverage existing solutions and available technologies in product development.

• Participate at product review meetings and present material to all levels of management.

• Ensure market feasibility of product design.

• Manage the overall quality, cost, schedule and development of projects and brands in scope of responsibility.

• Responsible for managing projects within budget.

Education and Experience Requirements:
:

• Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design, Product Design, Advertising or related is required.

• Minimum of 3 years of experience in consumer packaged goods design, preferably supporting a global brand. Previous experience developing licensed product required.

• Prior experience in a multi-disciplinary product creation environment required.

• Knowledge/expertise within toy/game/entertainment industry is a plus.

• Demonstrated ability in pitching/selling great ideas or plans to build support and consensus with both internal and external stakeholders is a plus.

• Ability to visually communicate concepts and brand ideas to assist with conceptualizing and sell in of ideas.

• Demonstrates a -Maker' mentality and can create proof of concept models and mechanisms, both mechanical and electronic.

• Demonstrates leadership skills in coaching junior designers and peers.

• 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.

• A -Start-up' mindset with a desire to try different business models.

• Highly collaborative and a team player.

• Demonstrates flexibility and ability to -Pivot' in a fast paced environment.

• Passion for play/toy/playing games is a must!

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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