Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • El Segundo

Description

Designer

Mattel, Inc. is seeking an experienced and motivated Designer to join its Games product design team. The Games team focuses on delivering exciting, innovative product for a wide range of brands such as UNO, Scrabble, Pictionary and Bounce-off!  The group is focused on creating new Games opportunities; by understanding the consumer, trends and technology that are then translated into a successful product. This involves creating and communicating game concepts in 2D and/or 3D models to design and marketing management. The ideal candidate will possess proven product design experience showing ability to work on challenging and fun Games products as well as ideating new concepts.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Actively generate new opportunities to enhance the brand
Support Design management by addressing strategic goals
Partner with cross-functional teams to ensure product integrity and marketing objectives
Communicate daily with Asia partners
Present and communicate concepts to the design and marketing management and creative departments
Manage the early phases of design and development with other disciplines within the company

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS REQUIRED:
Portfolio demonstrating strong design excellence and superior problem solving
Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and 2D computer programs
Knowledge of 3D CAD (Alias, Rhino 3D) is a plus
Knowledge of material and manufacturing process
Ability to quickly prototype and ideate game concepts
Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment
Ability to project managing
Knowledge of Games industry and marketplace including current trends. An understanding of features in the consumer electronics industry and knowledge of how they trickle down into the toy industry a plus
EDUCATION REQUIRED:
BS/BA degree in Industrial Design, Toy Design or equivalent
2 Years Professional Experience