Toy Designer

Lanard Toys k

Oxnard, CA

Feb 6
Job Description

Toy Designer

Lanard Toys is looking for a talented Toy Designer to join our team of creatives. This position will challenge your design skills to develop fresh ideas and produce exciting toys while also building upon our established line of over 30+ different toy brands. This full-time position offers great creative opportunities and growth potential within our company.

Designer Responsibilities Include:

• Create, Design, Explore, Wonder, Test, Sketch, Refine, Build, Present, Collaborate, Study, Experiment and Define. All is needed to succeed as a Toy Designer. Each toy project is different so bring your A game to work.

• Work according to project schedules to ensure timely delivery of:
- Ideation sketches and concepts
- Product renderings and presentations
- Study models, looks-like models and 3D models for review
- Orthographic drawings for production

• Coordinate and work in conjunction with our:
- Product Design Department to refine designs
- Graphic Design Department to finalize presentation of product
- Model Shop in the development and prototype of models.
- Hong Kong Team on daily project correspondences.

• Stay abreast of new market trends and retailer programs.

• Participate in creative brainstorm sessions

Essential Skills and Experience:
• A passion for toy design and an eye for good design aesthetics
• Quick and proficient at sketching to create impactful designs and to solve design issues thru creative solutions.
• This position requires proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator.
• Knowledge of 3D Modeling software is a plus (Zbrush and/or Solidworks) along with Rapid Prototyping
• Like to be hands-on with basic knowledge of shop tools, materials and manufacturing process.
• Strong written and communication skills
• Action orientated and self-motivated team player
• The candidate preferably has a BA or BS in Industrial Design, Entertainment Design, Illustration or equivalent with at least 2 years of experience as a design professional with a passion for design.

Pay is based upon experience and skill set. Benefits include medical and life insurance, 401(K) plan. If you have the skills and want to be considered for our team, email us your resume and portfolio with design examples (or link to portfolio) to: Emails without portfolio links will not be considered.

Thank you, We look forward to reviewing your work!

The Lanard Team

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

Lanard Toys

Every year LANARD continues to innovate new products bringing fun and enjoyment to kids of all kinds... even the big kids! Alongside the evolution of our products, it has introduced new versions of its own CORPS!® range of action figures and story line, brought uniqueness to its Outdoor art-based Chalkie™ line of products, as well as further expanded our customer base to a wider global market. LANARD has transformed the way it designs and innovates through organized workflow and a creative strategy which further reduces our development time. We truly desire to consistently bring our fans and customers great, lasting products each and every year. Let us reflect on some of our accomplishments and company milestones that have made an impression on us throughout the years.

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