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Sr. Product Designer
El Segundo, California
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Product Designer (or Sr. Designer) – El Segundo, CA
*We have multiple positions open at various levels available*
We are currently seeking a Product Designer (or Sr. Designer) to work on Mattel’s expansive portfolio of world-renowned toys and games. As a Mattel designer you can have the opportunity to work some of the most iconic toy brands including: Hot Wheels, Polly Pocket, Barbie, Enchantimals, Monster High, Masters of the Universe, and more. You will work on a wide variety of internal IP, create new IP and/or work with our premiere global licensing partners including: Jurassic World, DC, WWE, Sanrio, Pixar, and more. We are looking for a passionate, innovative and highly creative designer (or Sr. Designer) to join our Mattel Global Design Team in El Segundo, CA.
•An Innovative mindset to envision the possibilities and “what-ifs” with a fresh new perspective. You have a passion for innovative and disruptive ideas that create the future for Mattel. You are respectful of, yet unburdened by, legacy and existing norms.
•Communication skills to convey confidence, ease and enthusiasm when communicating with a variety of audiences. You communicate clearly, concisely, and with impact, using the right formats and methods to promote a free flow of information.
•Speed and can act decisively and with a strong sense of urgency. You find ways to achieve business objectives more quickly and effectively. You are able to remove barriers to speed to make Mattel a more nimble business and organization.
•Portfolio demonstrating strong design excellence, forward visual thinking and superior problem solving
•Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and 2D computer programs
•Can demonstrate a high level of 3D digital modeling capabilities as well as digital rendering skills.
•Passion/knowledge of current trends in general as well as trends in fashion and toy.
•Skill in brainstorming and ideation with strong sketching and rendering skills.
•Ability to handle a high volume of work while maintaining quality and attention to detail.
•Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with ability to work effectively with people at all levels.
•Strong organizational, time management and prioritizing skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
•Self-starter with a proactive approach to work and the ability to work independently.
•Basic model making skills.
Experience, Education & Skills:
•BS/BA degree in Industrial Design, Toy Design or equivalent degree
•Experience with licensed product is highly preferred.
•Experience with Children’s Consumer Products is highly preferred.
•Experience with design of licensed dolls, playsets, and girl oriented toy products highly preferred
•Knowledge of 3D modeling programs such as Solidworks or Rhino is a must.
•Knowledge of material and manufacturing process, specifically plastics and soft goods highly preferred
•Understanding of features in the consumer electronics industry and their influence in the toy industry a plus.
**Portfolio/work samples and/or links must be included in order to be considered.**
Mattel is a leading global children's entertainment company that specializes in design and production of quality toys and consumer products. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. We engage consumers through our portfolio of iconic franchises, including Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, American Girl®, Fisher-Price®, Thomas & Friends® and MEGA®, as well as other popular brands that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include film and television content, gaming, music and live events. We operate in 40 locations and sell products in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world's leading retail and technology companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in exploring the wonder of childhood and empowering kids to reach their full potential.
Visit us at https://jobs.mattel.com/ and www.instagram.com/MattelCareers.
Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
(minorities/female/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity)
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