Senior Designer - Girls Toys
Company: BASIC FUN INC
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: August 4, 2022
Job Location: Corporate - Boca Raton, FL
Salary Range: Undisclosed
Basic Fun! is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of
some of the worlds best known and loved toys including Tonka, Care
Bears, Lite Brite, Lincoln Logs, Knex, Playhut and Cutetitos. Our
products are sold by leading retailers and distributors throughout
the US and over 60 countries around the world. Basic Fun! has an
omni-channel go-to-market strategy with a strong presence on-line,
in store and in family entertainment venues. Our iconic brands and
broad product portfolio span generations and help create
In collaboration with the Sr. Director of Product Development, this
position is expected to be a key business contributor for the
company by defining product specifications, creating digital or
print drawings, and designing fully functional products. The ideal
candidate will have a successful track record of managing design
projects from concept to completion; meeting creative timelines;
hitting key client expectations and demonstrate creative problem
solving around consumers needs.
This position is located on-site in our Boca Raton, Florida offices
Monday through Thursday, with an option to work remotely on
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
- Create drawings, sketches, and renderings to convey new
concepts and ideas to engineering, marketing, packaging and
- Create 3D mock-ups and kit-bashed models to communicate scale
and function if necessary.
- Prepare control drawings, parts lists and descriptions for the
construction of prototypes and tooling models.
- Work on concept development with an understanding of cost and
the mechanical engineering aspects of product development.
- Apply industrial design excellence in the application of color
and creation of fit, form and function.
- Manage daily communications with Hong Kong engineering
- Participate in formal and informal reviews and brainstorming
sessions to generate new product ideas.
- Work as a team player with cross functional awareness and
- Work with outside vendors to supplement internal development
Skills, knowledge and abilities:
Bachelors degree or equivalent from accredited industrial design,
toy design or related degree.
- 5+ years experience in professional industrial design in the
- Someone whos willing to do all parts of the product development
process as well as manage the daily communications with our Hong
Kong engineering team
- Ability to take a project from concept designs through to full
- Have a curious and creative attitude and demonstrate creative
problem solving around consumers needs.
- Have a passion for toys and toy trends, while staying up to
date with popular culture, social media and new media platforms to
influence designs and creative expressions in the
- Possess sketching skills with a high ability to conceive and
clearly communicate 3D objects in 2D space.
- Possess great sense of aesthetics with the ability to identify
the essence of a style and apply it to form across a variety of
different style brands.
- Possess excellent communication skills, capable of articulating
intelligent design solutions, project details, creative problem
solving with a passion to succeed.
- Ability to be highly functioning with minimal direction while
enjoying the ability to learn all aspects of the business.
- Must be skillful in presenting and communicating designs and
problem-solving abilities to a multi-discipline development team
and company executives.
- Be proficient in Illustrator and Photoshop programs.
- Have knowledge of Word, Excel, and Power Point.
- Solid Works, Key Shot, and 3D software experience are a
All applicants must submit portfolio and/or examples of work to be
- We Love Delivering WOW!
- Act with Integrity and Do the Right Thing.
- Inspire Passion for Creativity and Innovation.
- Be Disciplined to Create Lasting Impact.
- Play, Have Fun and Laugh Together.
- Embrace Humility.
- Pursue Growth and Learning.
- Hustle and Act with a Sense of Urgency.
- Commit to Excellence.
- Gratitude Keeps Us Grounded.
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