Product Designer / Toy Designer Opportunity:
**MUST HAVE TOY DESIGN or CRAFT DESIGN EXPERIENCE**
WeVeel is seeking a designer with 2+ years of experience in consumer product design. This person will play a key role within the design team of a fast-paced Product Development studio located at WeVeel’s design headquarters, located in Morrisville, PA. This designer should have a proven track record of working with innovative concepts and developing them into successful new products. 2D visualization skills, a refined sense of form and rapid idea/concept generation skills are necessary. This designer should be proficient at 3D CAD form development in programs such as Blender, SolidWorks, or Rhino 3D. The best candidate will have a strong understanding of manufacturing materials, processes, safety requirements, & product costing. A positive attitude, sense of humor, and openness to give and receive constructive feedback are a must
Specific responsibilities include:
Concept generation of new WeVeel products across all categories, from concept through production working directly with our China team / factories.
Developing & defining the final 3D form for multiple projects on each new product line
Digital sketching / rendering skill to quickly communicate new ideas
Work to design products that meet target costs
Must be able to design products that are manufacturable and cost efficient. Familiarity with plastic molding (blow, injection molding). Cut and sew soft goods experience is a plus.
Graphic design / character design. Packaging design experience is helpful but not required.
BA/BS or BFA in Industrial Design. Experience focused on consumer products or Toy Design.
Minimum 2 years designing consumer products
Experience in translating user needs and research insights into great product concepts
Advanced sketching and rendering skills
Passion for developing children's fun & innovative products
3D Solid modeling experience (Blender, SolidWorks or Rhino)
Expertise in Creative Suite - Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
Excellent visual, verbal, and written communication skills
Collaboration with US and China team to develop concepts from sketch through production.
Must know how to balance multiple priorities, working at a fast pace, creatively solving problems and working toward big picture objectives without losing sight of important details. Must be a team player, working in an open design environment. Organization, planning, execution and follow-up skills are essential.
All resumes must be accompanied by sample portfolios in PDF format or include links to online portfolios in order to be considered for this position