16 Dec 2015

Full-Time Senior Product Designer-Infantino

Infantino – Posted by KazChicago, Illinois, United States

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Job Description

Senior Product Designer-Infantino

INFANTINO is an international company specializing in design, development and distribution of toys for infants and toddlers. At Infantino, we love babies, we adore kids, we admire their moms.

Who We Are:

We love babies, we adore kids, we admire their moms and we work hard to create a lot of really cool stuff to keep them happy and help them grow together. We’re Infantino, and happy parents and little ones are what we’re about.

Senior Product Designer-Infantino

Senior Product Designer-Infantino

Position Summary:
We are seeking a creative, ambitious, experienced Senior Product Designer to join our product design & development team based out of our Chicago office. The design team is responsible for our Juvenile and Toy product lines including baby carriers, feeding, travel, activity gyms, teethers, infant & toddler toys (soft/plastic/electronic), gear and much more. The successful candidate has a background in product design and development with knowledge and experience in soft goods construction and techniques in plastic part design. Experience in children’s products or a related industry is considered an asset, as is experience designing gear, housewares, toys or fashion items. Most importantly, the ideal candidate should have a passion for babies and love working in a team environment creating great products for mass-market retailers.

Responsibilities:

Develop affordable, innovative cut & sew and molded products for children and their parents.
Involvement in all stages of product development form ideation through production.
Research competitive products and current trends, applying relevant strategy to our categories.
Conduct product research and testing with moms and babies.
Create design specs utilizing Illustrator, Solidworks or other appropriate design software.
Review development samples for construction, function, aesthetics, manufacturing and cost.
Develop new prints and patterns across lines.
Create adorable characters for both cut & sew and plastic manufacturing.
Communicate and collaborate with project managers, marketing, engineering, packaging and manufacturing teams throughout the process.
Travel internationally & domestically for development, retailer meetings and inspiration.
Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate:

Senior Product Designer-Infantino

Senior Product Designer-Infantino

BS or BA in Industrial Design
Minimum 7 years’ experience in product design and development (children’s products and toys preferred)
A portfolio demonstrating excellent visual skills, problem solving, and technical competence
Strong understanding of materials and manufacturing processes as they impact design
Knowledgeable of textiles, synthetic materials and fasteners
An excellent communicator for clarifying design/technical issues with factories and overseas office
A creative thinker with a talent for trends
Organized, thorough and able to prioritize
Reliable and self-motivated; a team player, yet able to work without close supervision
The ability to professionally accept and provide feedback
Communication and documentation: Candidates must be able to document their thinking, using sketching, 2D illustration, 3D modeling, and physical mock-ups.
Experienced with Adobe Creative Suite and SolidWorks, and/or other 3D CAD packages
Passion for babies and love working in a team environment creating great products for mass-market retailers
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, please note only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Senior Product Designer-Infantino

Senior Product Designer-Infantino

Required experience:

BS or BA in Industrial Design Minimum 7 years’ experience in product design and development (children: 7 years)

 

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