Job Description

JMP Creative, a company unlike any other, is seeking a full-time Model Maker/3D CAD Designer with the experience, attributes, and vision to create awesome toy ideas and make the concept come to life through various stages of development. This position includes a competitive salary and benefits package (medical, dental, 401K).


Required Experience & Attributes
• Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline preferred (e.g., Industrial Design, Toy Design, or Engineering)
• Toy industry knowledge and proven experience preferred (minimum 5 years)
• Proficient in 3D product design software such as SolidWorks, Rhino, or equivalent
• Proficient in using 3D resin and filament printers
• Understanding of plastic part design for manufacturing
• Prototyping physical models and strong design skills
• Creative thinking in a collaborative team setting
• Strong understanding of toy play patterns, features and mechanics
• Strong understanding of prototyping materials and manufacturing processes
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced dynamic environment
• Time management between varying deadlines
• Attentive to detail



Primary Responsibilities
• Prototyping presentation-ready models via 3D modeling/printing and hand fabrication
• Utilizing all shop equipment for prototyping, including but not limited to, power tools/saws, laser cutters, vinyl cutters, vacuum-form machine, CNC mills/lathes, 3D resin and filament printers
• Spray painting and hand painting
• Silicone mold making
• Electro-mechanical model development, including soldering, wiring, programming a plus
• 3D Product Design
• Product ideation and development
• Development of toy play patterns and key features
• Problem-solving for design issues
• Conceptual sketches and renderings
• Material selection and design for costing
• Technical drawings and specification packages
• Able to work in Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator
• Graphic design a plus
• Illustration/character design skills a plus

Application Details

For our consideration, you must demonstrate that you possess the experience, traits and attributes we’re seeking by providing a résumé in PDF format, to include a link to your online portfolio. We will only accept applications via email, as in-person applications will not be accepted.

JMP Creative

Based in Orange County, California, JMP Creative is a world-class invention and product development company specializing in the toy industry. The team consists of product developers, designers, marketers, social media specialists and more. We offer a unique and refreshing culture, and work both as a family and support group. We’re the opposite of the slow-moving corporate world. We have the latest and greatest tools and technologies at our disposal, and our facility is nothing like anything you’ve ever experienced!