Sculptor Designer at Jazwares

Posted on: 06/04/2021

Location: Culver City, CA (ON-SITE)

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Tags: photoshop illustrator

### Job description Jazwares is one of the fastest growing toy companies in the industry and is looking for a passionate, progressive, and energetic Sculptor. This sculptor must be driven and self-motivated with prior toy or consumer product experience; and include experience in the boy鈥檚 toys categories including action figures and collectibles. Come join the most passionate and innovative group in the toy industry! Great collaborative skills are key, as you will be working closely with our core development design team, licensing teams, and partners. You will be tasked to deliver on innovative and exciting toy product that is fun to play with! This includes the preparation of 3D models and prototypes for internal management review, development turnover, and licensor approvals. You will be challenged to be a respectful champion as you evolve concepts to finished product. Roles and Responsibilities: 路 Self-motivated to work on/manage projects and also participates in team efforts on shared tasks 路 Oversee projects through the entire design process鈥hile being innovative, be respectful to balance cost, quality and schedule 路 Work collaboratively with your marketing, engineering, packaging, licensor and other internal team partners to create product that is the best fit for the brand 路 Be adaptable to shifting priorities and be vigilant to keep your projects moving forward to hit deadlines 路 Be instrumental in generating new toy concepts to enhance the brand 路 Successfully present concepts to management, internal partners and licensors 路 Prepare 3D materials that make effective concept presentations 路 Provide direction and feedback during the development process that is attentive to the Licensors needs and wishes to make sure their brand is always well represented and held to the highest standard 路 Successfully evolve a concept through initial ideation, refinement, prototype execution and turn over packages to development teams 路 Support the overall strategic goals of product as it lives as an item within a segment within a brand Experience and Skills: 路 Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator) 路 Strong, visual verbal and written communication skills 路 Proficient in 3D Modeling (Zbrush/Rhino/Fusion 360/or FreeForm) 路 Knowledge of materials and multiple manufacturing processes 路 Knowledge of working with Asia factories 路 Knowledge of working with licensed brands 路 Understanding manufacturing processes and limitations 路 Must understand production sculpting practices 鈥 parting lines, part separation, and molding concerns 路 Ability to wear multiple hats for design 路 Demonstrate a strong design sense and problem-solving skills 路 Consistently chooses to be a student of the toy industry and keeps engaged with current trends 路 Proactively observes and gains understanding of the competitive marketplace Education and experience required: 路 BS/BA degree in Industrial Design, Toy Design, 3D modelling 路 5 to 8 Years of Professional Experience Reports to Design Manager. Industry 路 Consumer Goods Employment Type Full-time Skills Design, Written Communication, Problem Solving, Adobe Creative Suite, Manufacturing Processes, 3D Modeling (Zbrush/Rhino/Fusion 360/FreeForm)