Creative for hire.
Product Development and Design, Toy invention, design, packaging, properties, figures and production.
Character Design and Game Design.
Aaron Tompkins graduated Toy design at FIT in 1996. Tompkins is a toy and property inventor, toy designer living in New York, credited with creating Swear Bears.
CLIENTS: Jakks Pacific, Spin Master, Mattel, Fisher Price, Hasbro, Razor, MGA, Rich Art, Bang Zoom, Aqua Leisure +
Aaron has invented 100's of toys, games & high-concept entertainment products for many US & International toy companies.
Aaron has worked on dozens of licenses such as Disney Princess, Winx, Hello Kitty, Sesame Street, Barbie, Star Wars, Marvel, General Mills and HotWheels.
Created in 2000, SwearBears went from one bear introduced & sold on one website to a cult phenomenon. The excitement over this unusual product brought a wave of media attention, notably FHM magazine & Late Night with Conan O'Brien (NBC).
An international success, SwearBears are shipped all over the world, but the top purchasing countries are The United States, Canada, The United Kingdom and Australia.
Toy Invention- Licensing.
Character design for Puppet and Animation.
Animation Property Development and Network Pitches (bibles).
Full production of TV demos from concept through production.
Sizzle Films for toys.
HASBRO award FIT Toy-design 1996