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location

Orlando, FL

salary

$40/hr

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$50/hr

employment type

Temp

category

Creative

division

Syndicatebleu

Product Development Manager

Our client, a well-known Entertainment Company is seeking a full-time contracted Product Development Manager to join their Kissimmee office ASAP!

Responsibilities:

  • Concept, design, sketch, prototype (including managing art-to-product, 3D modeling, sample creation, fit sessions, and electronic breadboards, where applicable), deliver and present trend-right consumer-centric product lines that feature market-leading innovation and great price/value for each tier of the value pyramid
  • Execute product and licensed packaging approvals through online systems and collaborative approval meetings, ensuring high quality standards in character execution, in-depth storytelling, color, material, form and function while maximizing profitability, as well as onboard new partners
  • Develop and design product mock-ups, compile line sheets for line reviews, layout creative presentations, and retail pitch decks
  • Collaborate with internal partners (Creative Design, Brand Merchandising, Licensing Commercialization, Sourcing and Tech Design, Global Product Design teams, BERGs, CBM, Legal, Business Affairs, Product Integrity, Integrated Retail, BPM,
  • Public Affairs, D&I teams, Cultural Consultants) and external partners (Studios & Disney Channel Content Providers, Games, Publishing, WDI, Licensees, DTR Partners) to design and approve all products
  • Monitor competitors, product innovation and market dynamics
  • Research Initial seasonal trends by category
  • Multi-task and prioritize multiple design projects within deadline

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (e.g. industrial design, toy design, fashion design) or equivalent work experience
  • 1+ years of related experience
  • Solid knowledge in hardlines/soft lines categories (raw materials, plastic, textiles, print, pattern, graphic composition, manufacturing)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid negotiating skills
  • Strong product design skills (e.g. 3D product design, technical design, sketching, creative application and manipulation of art, final mechanical art, fabric and trim identification)
  • Strong computer software skills (e.g. MS Office, Photoshop, Illustrator

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