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Product Designer

Posted on: June 9th, 2021

Are you creative, innovative and love designing toys for children? Then this job is for you! Aurora is a leading plush toy company seeking an experienced product designer to join our team. The Product Designer will be responsible for developing original concepts, creating sketches and final art specs for design, development and making recommendations for fabric and trim use. Under the guidance of the Director of Product Development and Sales team, the designer will develop and follow samples through the manufacturing, product review and approval processes.

Skills & Experience

Essential Functions:

  • Gather market data on key fashion and baby trends
  • Translate trends into concepts that fit Aurora’s brands and licenses
  • Identify piece types and products for potential development
  • Keen creative vision including style, color and pattern direction
  • Collaborate with Product Development Team members  
  • Prepare presentation materials for line meetings
  • Responsible for developing original concepts
  • Develop concepts, following established line/trend direction

 Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design or Fine Arts
  • Minimum 4 years design background –Toy Design and/or Gift Design a must                  
  • Proficient in Photoshop and Illustrator

Other Skills:

  • Strong verbal and written skills. Must be comfortable presenting ideas to PD Management
  • Team player with the ability to work with PD Department members, as well as, independently on tight deadlines
  • Knowledge and experience of Plush/Toy manufacturing processes desired

 

To apply, please send your resume to hr@auroragift.com or fax to 562.948.5567. To learn more about our company please visit our About page: www.auroragift.com/pages/about

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