Experience a fun and creative work environment at our Lanard Toys, Design studio in sunny Ventura County, CA. Lanard Toys is an innovative toy company looking for a creative and passionate Toy Product Designer. This full-time and on-site position offers great creative opportunities and growth potential. At Lanard you will be challenged to design and develop new products along with build onto existing product lines. Utilize your skills to design new and innovative toys from concept to completion.
Lanard Toys designs and produces over 30 lines of product from water guns and vehicles to action figures and bubble toys, along with working with major movie licensers. Check us out online at http://www.lanard.com/
Looking for Junior to Mid-Level Product Designer
Product Designer Responsibilities Include:
- Work according to project schedules while exercising discretion and independent judgment to ensure the timely delivery of development pipeline.
- Brainstorm new toy ideas
- Create sketches of new toy concepts
- Produce renderings and presentations for products and ideas
- Create orthographic drawings for production
- Kitbash quick study hands-on models
- Build digital models for 3d printing prototypes
- Create company specific product specification sheets
- Work in conjunction with our Hong Kong Engineering team on day-to-day project correspondences.
Essential Skills and Experience:
• A passion for toy design and an eye for good aesthetic design.
• Stay abreast of new market trends and retailer programs.
• Participate in creative brainstorm sessions.
• The candidate is preferably a degree holder in Product Design, Toy Design, Entertainment Design, Illustration or equivalent with at least 2 years of experience as a design professional with a passion for great design.
• This position requires proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator.
• Knowledgeable in 3D software to build 3D printable designs. Using Zbrush, Fusion 360, Solidworks or equivalent software.
• Quick and proficient at sketching to create impactful designs and to solve design issues thru creative solutions.
• Likes to be hands-on with basic knowledge of shop tools, modeling painting, materials, and manufacturing process.
Pay is based on experience and skill set. Benefits include medical and life insurance, 401(K) plan, and great growth potential. If you want to join our team, email us your resume and portfolio (or link to portfolio).
(local candidates preferred)
Lanard Toys Inc.
2011 Auto Center Drive
Oxnard, CA 93036 Phone: 805-278-0628 x100