Edmond So - 26275200
Toys Development Designer (Dongguan, Prc)
Country : Area Hong Kong
Region : Florida
County : Pinellas County
Town : CLEARWATER
Category : Design
Contract type : Permanent
Availability : Full time
Salary : 20 - 25k
* Fluent English is a MUST (Global position, work with USA and Austrilia office) ã
Degree in Product Designer, Industrial Design, Animation Design or Fashion Design
Minimum 4 yearsâ experience in a similar role.
A strong interest in social and cultural trends and fashions.
Knowledge and experience of competitor products within the toy industry.
Passionate in Toys industry
Confidential, willing to learn
Excellent communication and presentation skills in English
Represent the global design team, working closely with Hong Kong Office (HKO), China Office (CHO), and Vendors, on form and function of Company product and with consideration to cost and engineering restrictions.
In addition, work closely with Melbourne based âToy Designâ teams (MBO). Responsible for the progression of an idea from concept to realization.
Represent the Company global design team in China, ultimately responsible for signing off, based on form / function / brand identity.
Support innovation in manufacturing, designing concepts that are manufacturable and at target cost, and preserving the overall aesthetic to match the final approved specifications.
Collaborate with the MBO Design Team to assist in the further development of products from approved concept through to production.
Incorporate factors influencing product design such as cost, selection of materials, production methods, new technologies, safety/quality assurance, trends, ergonomics, play pattern etc.
Solve design issues with HKO/CHO regarding form, configuration of internal components and general appearance, updating and incorporating feedback from management and the MBO Design Teams.
Communicate effectively with global teams.
Work with internal/external parties to ensure all projects are presented to an acceptably high standard for Company.
Actively research the market place, other toy companies, vendors and trade fairs for trends, ideas, samples and information that will lead to and support new ideas for products and brand extensions that can be shared to Global design teams.
Follow all Company operating procedures.
Follow Company employee guideline and code of conduct.
Develop as an individual and share with peers/management and other global teams.
Identify with senior managers any areas of improvement within current processes with the aim of continual improvement across the business.
Demonstrate understanding and respect for all cultures and working practices across global teams.
Please send one page profile together with your resume for job application