New Product Development Associate

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 4 months ago(11/19/2017 12:48 PM)
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# of Openings
Product Development


As a New Product Development Associate, you will be a vital player on the New Product Development Team of the company’s North America Sports & Entertainment business, which handles the ideation, development and production of all new product lines and brands.


The Ideal Candidate Is:


  • An adventurous thinker who can bring new ideas to the table and enjoys working within a highly energetic and creative environment
  • A talented industrial/product designer with a passion for toys and collectibles


 What You Will Do:


  • Operate within a small and dynamic creative team charged with brainstorming and dimensionalizing new product ideas, shepherding them through an internal approval process and preparing for production
  • Identify new product opportunities including, but not limited to, new licenses, new and original IP, new product formats and materials, refreshed/enhanced features to current line of products and relaunches of dormant brands
  • Actively contribute, participate and assist in leading ideation sessions
  • Prepare all internal and external concepts for review by the executive team, including the creation of conceptual visuals
  • Develop and execute specific styles and apply them across a broad range of subjects
  • Work as a collaborative team member who builds and maintains strong work relationships with internal and external teams
  • Build knowledge base of various manufacturing processes
  • Keep abreast of styles, trends and developments in the entertainment (pop culture) and sports worlds, as well as competition in the marketplace




  • 2-5 years product development/product design experience
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator), Powerpoint, Excell
  • Working knowledge of 3D modeling software (Rhino, Fusion 360, Solidworks, etc.)
  • Solid drawing/rendering skills
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to work quickly and accurately
  • A sense of accountability for work performed and projects managed
  • Ability to communicate well within a team environment



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