Kids II, Inc. - Jr Product Designer, Toy
Kids II is looking for a Jr. Product Designer
whowill be responsible forcreating, developing, & refining product designs as well as concepts. The ideal candidate will work directly with product integrity, brand management, market research & product engineers. If you possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, then this may be the job for you! This is who we are… Are you one of us?
Kids II, we pride ourselves in our unique culture, one that is cultivated by our employees and our company credos: innovation, action, passion, leadership and community. Our history shows over 40 years of success, growth and recognition as one the world’s leading innovator of infant and toddler products. Today, we span across 12 international offices on five continents and our own manufacturing facilities in China. Our products are sold by more than 72,000 retailers in over 70 countries.
As we continue to experience phenomenal growth across the globe, our culture remains a key driver to our success. Our employees are the most important piece of our business because they helped establish and enhance this culture and continue to do so every day. We work within a collaborative environment—one that thrives on passionate people enabled to bring new ideas to the table.
The energy and commitment cultivated at Kids II extends well beyond the office. Striking the right balance is an essential part of keeping our employees motivated and fulfilled. It’s their passion for all of life—for working hard and playing hard—that makes our people truly unique. In addition, we are one of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Best Places To Work for 2012!Still Interested?
The ideal qualified candidate will have strong sketching and visualization skills, as well as a basic understanding of technical drawings and engineering principles. Duties in a typical work day as the Jr. Product Designerwould involve creating drawings, sketches, & renderings to convey new designs/ideas to staff, senior designers, engineering, & marketing for review. Other detailed tasks associated with the position are not limited to, but include the following:
What’s your background?
- Determine and refine the playability, marketability, and safety of the project.
- Prepare control drawings, material and color specs, CAD data, and any additional information for the construction of prototypes and tooling models.
- Participate in brainstorming sessions with design group to generate new product ideas.
- Work as a team player with the different disciplines within Kids II.
Will also need one or more of the following:
- Required undergraduate degree in Industrial Design, Product Design, or Toy Design.
- Strong sketching and visualization skills are required, as well as a basic understanding of technical drawings and engineering principles (such as exploded views, bill of materials, and plastic assemblies).
FOR CONSIDERATION PLEASE PROVIDE A LINK OR A PDF OF YOUR PORTFOLIO Want to know more?
- Illustrator (required)
- Photo Shop (required)
- Painter or Sketchbook Pro w/ tablet (preferred)
- Alias (preferred)
- Pro-E (optional)
We regularly host softball games, picnics and other social functions to foster a genuine camaraderie that enhances teamwork. At company-wide award ceremonies, we take time to recognize the talent and dedication of the people who make Kids II such a standout place. We also provide competitive bonuses, flexible hours, excellent insurance options, tuition reimbursement and a generous 401(k) match to consistently improve the quality of life for all our employees. Check out our website at www.kidsii.com
for more information and open positions in the career section. Kids II is passionate about our commitment to wellness. We provide onsite health coaching, wellness seminars and health assessments. Effective January 1, 2013, Kids II no longer hires individuals that are tobacco users. Should you currently use tobacco and would like to work with us, we encourage you to enter a smoking cessation program and reapply at a later date.
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